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Arnold Terminator
Who has the best body in the history of Hollywood: Schwarzenegger, Stallone, The Rock, Bruce Lee? Take a look at these 38 amazing bodies and decide for yourself.
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64 Amazing Arnold Schwarzenegger Quotes
64 amazing and inspiring quotes from the Austrian Oak Arnold Schwarzenegger. Mr. Olympia shares his opinions on bodybuilding, life, success and happiness.
464.3K Reads 7 Comments
Best 6 pack abs on the planet
An amazing ab-popping collection of some of the most phenomenal six packs and physiques in the natural physique realm.
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Noah Ellis
Partying and a poor diet prevented Noah Elias from maximizing his gym time. In 10 short weeks he managed to change his physique from flabby to shredded.
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Marcin Maly
Marcin had one rule: work hard, play hard. Disgusted with himself, Marcin knew it was time for a change. He decided to compete & went from chunky to cut in 4 months.
274.1K Reads 27 Comments
Are You Swole, Jacked Or Yoked?
Jeremy Gray takes a tongue-in-cheek look at common muscle building bro-lingo, and helps you to figure out what kind of lifter you are, bro. If you even lift, that is.
239.8K Reads 15 Comments
Muscular man doing barbell biecp curls in gym.
This no holds barred article contains uncensored opinions on strength training, muscle building, diet and nutrition from many of the lifting industry's top names.
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7 Habits of Highly Successful & Motivated Gym-Goers
Accomplish all of your goals by learning the 7 habits of highly successful and motivated gym-goers. Implement these habits into your life & reap the benefits!
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365 Day Challenge: Be the Best YOU Can Be
Are you ready to transform your life? Quit imagining it and make it happen. Learn about the 365 day challenge and accomplish all of your fitness goals!
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Bodybuilder double bicep flex
Welcome to the gun show! Want to know how the best biceps in the history of lifting were developed? Look no further! This feature contains 35 amazing biceps along with workouts.
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Zsolt Pajer Body Transformation
A self-proclaimed "fat lump", Zsolt made an amazing 8 month transformation losing 69 pounds while building a muscular physique.
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Paul DeVito
Feeling like he had become a fat mess, former athlete Paul DeVito lost an amazing 60 pounds in only 12 weeks, completely shredding his physique.
84.8K Reads 15 Comments
Kristen Adamson Body Transformation
After several major setbacks and failed attempts at "eating healthy", Kristen fought back and lost 52 pounds in a year while dropping her bodyfat in half!
240.5K Reads 22 Comments
Christian Leva Body Transformation
Once the fitness role model in his family, Christian let things slip. Confronted by his father over the state of his health, he adopted a new lifestyle!
68K Reads 14 Comments
Active man doing bodyweight lunges outdoors in summer period.
A great deal of success lends itself to how you prepare for a process. In this article, learn how to prepare for your return to fitness after taking some time off.
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Clayton Burkhart Body Transformation
Clayton set aside heavy drinking and overeating and focused his life on muscle building. In a few short years he lost over 100 pounds and packed on muscle!
53.5K Reads 14 Comments
Body Transformation: Charlene Bazarian Loses 92lbs Naturally!
Charlene Bazarian grew tired of a life spent as a spectator. After finally deciding to take action, she lost an incredible 92lbs! View her exclusive story!
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Setting Goals: A Realistic Approach to Consistent Gains
Sometimes the hardest part of a fitness lifestyle is having a smart goal. Learn everything you need to know about setting goals & go out there & crush them!
60.8K Reads 6 Comments
50 of the Greatest Physiques of All Time
There have been a lot of amazing physiques in this world across bodybuilding, sports entertainment, and Hollywood. Find out which rank among the best!
37.3K Reads 4 Comments
Giuseppe Mangiafico before and after transformation
Shocked by what he saw on the scale, Giuseppe Mangiafico was motivated to make a lifestyle change. He lost an amazing 150 pounds in 15 months.
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Jade Socoby's Powerlifting Journey
Tired of giving up, Jade set out on a fitness journey that helped her not only lose weight, but build the muscle and confidence to become a competitive powerlifter!
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Katie Cates before and after transformation
After the birth of a child Katie Cates struggled with post-partum depression. She hit the ground running, and never looked back - losing 64 pounds.
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Body Transformation: Garrett Nutt Adds 26lbs of Muscle Mass!
Tired of being the "skinny kid", Garrett Nutt started his transformation when he got to college and came home for summer break absolutely ripped!
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John Stone
John Stone was on the fast track to an early grave. His daily life consisted of smoking cigarettes and pot, drinking soda and wine, and eating poorly.
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Austin Hill Body Transformation
A heavy smoker, drinker and eater, Austin would eat 6000 calories per day and smoke up to 3 packs of cigarettes. But that was his life before losing 100 pounds!
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Jordan Grahm before and after transformation
The trauma of his mother's death resulted in a downward spiral. After a car crash, Jordan Grahm found the motivation to hit the gym and lose weight.
60.3K Reads 6 Comments
Claudio Ramos Body Transformation
Claudio live on junk food and soda and his weight skyrocketed to 317 pounds. He lost 135 pounds and 14 inches from his waist in less than one year.
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Michael Mitchell Body Transformation
Michael's life spiraled out of control, resulting in the eating disorder anorexia. He battled this severe weight loss and added 28 pounds.
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Billy Urias Body Transformation
With the help of Team Scivation, Billy Urias transformed his physique by losing 84 pounds of fat while gaining 13 pounds of muscle.
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John Miller Body Transformation
John Miller made a dramatic transformation from a pudgy 170 pounds into a shredded 162 pounds, losing fat while building muscle mass.
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Michael Lee Body Transformation
Frustrated by a recent photo, Michael completely turned his life around in only 10 short months using a healthy diet, running and weight training.
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Julie Michaelson Body Transformation
A single mother with 4 kids, Julie stopped making excuses and found the time to be healthy. She lost 20 pounds, added muscle and dropped her bodyfat by 16%.
28.2K Reads 5 Comments
Samuel Pustea
Skinny, depressed and living on sweets, Samuel turned his life over to bodybuilding. He packed on 40 pounds of mass and completely changed his physique before age 20.
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Shanika Mayadunne before and after transformation
School, cultural changes, and 2 pregnancies left Shanika Mayadunne at a weight of 230 lbs. Motivated by her trainer's challenge, she lost 75 pounds.
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Alex DePinto
Alex DePinto let his weight get out of control. After a breakup, he put his focus into the gym, lost 50 lbs and completely changed his appearance.
45.7K Reads 4 Comments
Jeremy Scott And Dave Dreas
Business partners Jeremy and Dave were skinny fat athletes with little muscle who had typical bad college habits: drinking and eating too much junk food.
63.8K Reads 8 Comments
Body Transformation: Khang Nung Loses Nearly 150lbs!
With the desire to make his parents proud, Khang decided to transform his life. Several years (and nearly 150lbs) later, he has crushed every goal he's set!
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7 Apps Every Fitness Enthusiast Should Download
If you have a smartphone, you should download these 7 fitness related apps to make accomplishing your fat loss & muscle building goals that much easier.
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Mark Irwin Body Transformation
Mark Irwin found himself at 336 pounds and morbidly obese. 2 years later Mark is a shredded competitive bodybuilder, and competes at 182 pounds.
45.1K Reads 12 Comments
Areya Dargahi Body Transformation
Constant ridicule filled Areya's life with anger and resentment. Barely able to fit into a seat at college, he took action and lost over 82 pounds.
36.7K Reads 11 Comments
David Cullen Body Transformation
Soft from eating too much fast food after the birth of his son, David Cullen lost 40 pounds and completely shredded his physique.
40.1K Reads 9 Comments
Denise Batalha Body Transformation
Denise was a sedentary night owl, and ate a poor diet. In one year she dropped 60 pounds. 8 years later Denise is a figure competitor.
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Martyn Knowles Body Transformation
Martyn was always known as the "chubby kid." During his transformation he dropped 100 pounds, 12 inches from his waist, and packed on muscle mass.
42K Reads 9 Comments
Christina Adler Body Transformation
Gaining weight and depressed that her daughters no longer had a role model, Christina began exercising and turned her life around, losing 28 pounds.
34.5K Reads 6 Comments
Quintin Reed before and after transformation
Quintin Reed was living a life of inactivity, eating sweets, fast food and sodas. Told about his risk for heart attack and diabetes, Quintin lost 111 pounds.
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10 Killer Instagram Physiques You've Probably Never Seen
With all the hard work these individuals put into the gym, it would be unfair not to get some recognition. Here are 10 killer physiques worth checking out!
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Killer Baseball Physiques - Bryce Harper and Gabe Kapler
Get inspired by the bodies on the bases. These athletes train hard for their killer physiques and the love of the game!
46.5K Reads 1 Comment
Pumping Iron DVD cover
Whether you're watching Pumping Iron for the first time or the fifteenth, there are lessons to be learned from Arnold in this classic docudrama.
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Matthew Wolfe before and after transformation
Challenged by friends that he would never get into shape, Matthew lost nearly 70 pounds and made a phenomenal body transformation.
59.6K Reads 10 Comments
How To Stick To A Workout And Diet Plan
Today is the day to take action. Lisa Hostetter shows you how to stop thinking about your fitness and diet goals and make them happen.
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