Motivation Articles

Consistency is key to getting long term results. Learn how to get (and stay) motivated.

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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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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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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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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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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!
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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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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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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!
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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.
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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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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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Big muscular man doing cable chest fly exercise in the gym
There's always someone in each generation that completely revolutionizes the way we do things. Learn how these 5 guys impacted the way we work out in the gym.
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Barb Herbert Body Transformation
Embarrassed by her physical condition, and unable to do things she wanted to do because of her weight, Barb Herbert lost over 130 pounds.
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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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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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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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Melissa Durling Body Transformation
Melissa felt fat, lazy and miserable. She transformed her body by losing 57 pounds in 34 weeks, cutting her bodyfat percentage down from 39% to 19%.
46.5K Reads 10 Comments
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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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.
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Chris Heitman Body Transformation
At 215 pounds and 26% bodyfat, Chris Heitman was muscular but carrying a lot of excess fat. He dropped 50 pounds and 21% bodyfat, and is now shredded.
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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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Luis Andrade's Road to Aesthetics
After feeling vulnerable while being bullied, Luis got jacked to protect himself and his friends. Check out how his transformation has affected his life!
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Emilia Andradottir before and after transformation
Cigarettes, weight gain and clothes that didn't fit. Emilia grew tired of being her own worst enemy, made a lifestyle U-turn and lost over 30 lbs of fat.
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Fireworks Show: 14 Explosive Instagram Physiques
Ignite your daily motivation by following the most popular male and female physiques on Instagram. These 14 amazing fitness stars have some of the best bodies in the world.
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Michaella Campbell Body Transformation
Michaella wasn't satisfied with just having a "mom's body". In less then one year she lost over 60 pounds and now looks amazing!
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Jeremy Bell Body Transformation
After 7 years of terrible eating, Jeremy Bell found himself in a poor state of health. He hit the weights, got his diet in check, and turned his life around.
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Rashidat Owe Body Transformation
Avoiding her mother's Southern cooking, Rashidat Owe lost over 50 pounds and is now involved with fitness modeling and figure competitions.
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Stephanie Fischer Body Transformation
Stephanie loved to train, but her primary focus had been on cardio. By improving her diet and utilizing resistance training, she lost 14 pounds and 6% bodyfat.
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Julia Nash Body Transformation
Julia had used her pregnancies as an excuse to eat too much. During her stunning transformation she lost an amazing 89 pounds.
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Sameer Khan Body Transformation
Sameer spent his time chained to a computer, eating chips and drinking soda. He went from a size 38 pants and 25% bodyfat to shredded with a six pack.
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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!
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Christine Wilson Body Transformation
Isolated from her daughter, Christine battled depression. Regaining control over her life she dropped 18% of her bodyfat in a little over 4 months.
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Alex Lee Body Transformation
Extreme ectomorph Alex Lee added over 60 pounds while lowering his bodyfat to single digit levels! Now he's bigger, stronger and has a 6 pack!
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Josh Stone
Teen Josh Stone was active, but liked to party and had horrible eating habits. After committing to bodybuilding, and dialing in his nutrition and training, he gained 35 lbs.
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Craig Valier Body Transformation
Craig was 40-something, overweight and unhealthy. Shocked by pictures of himself taken during a beach vacation, he took action and lost 50 pounds.
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Steven Berger
At the age of 16, Steve Berger was a skinny, athletic teenager with a soft midsection. He packed on 40 pounds of body weight in only 2 years while dropping his body fat.
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Ashley Johns Body Transformation
Food controlled Ashley's life. She was depressed, lonely and getting worse day by day. Then she took charge and reclaimed her life.
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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%.
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Kyle Olson Body Transformation
Kyle had a gut, didn't care about exercise and ate anything that sounded good. After deciding to make a change, he lost 70 pounds.
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Maureen Ashley Body Transformation
Maureen grew tired of watching other women look amazing and step on stage, so she took the initiative and lost 22 pounds, 12% bodyfat, and competed in figure!
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18 Freaky, Scary-Shredded Physiques From Instagram
Instead of eating candy this Halloween, motivate yourself and increase gains by looking at some of the most amazing and shredded physiques on Instagram.
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Marissa Freier Body Transformation
Marissa had always been active, but after having children her life came last. During her transformation she lost 40 pounds of fat and cut her bodyfat in half.
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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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10 Of The Best Mike Rashid Motivation Videos
Need an inspirational boost? No worries, here are 10 of Mike Rashid's best videos to give you a jump-start and get your mind right for training!
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Nancy Reinhardt
Nancy Reinhardt's weight pushed past 200 pounds. Suffering from degenerating discs, she used a clean diet and exercise to regain her health.
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Megan Murphy Body Transformation
Megan Murphy overcame "the freshman 15", a torn rotator cuff and an unhealthy lifestyle by dropping 30 pounds and 15% body fat.
46.5K Reads 20 Comments

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