Motivation Articles

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

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Daniel Aipa Body Transformation
Daniel Aipa is a strength coach who lost 43 pounds in only 6 months, shredding his physique and entering his first bodybuilding contest.
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Roger Lockridge Body Transformation
At 17 Roger weighed 125 pounds and had a bench max of 95 pounds. Today he is strong, massive and pressing over 400 pounds. Read about his amazing journey!
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What It Takes To Be A Pro Bodybuilder Pt. 1 w/ Regan Grimes
In part 1 of this series, we follow IFBB Pro and Primeval Labs athlete, Regan Grimes, as he concludes his prep in hopes to qualify for the 2020 Mr. Olympia.
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How To Make Your Fitness Resolutions Stick
The new year is here and you've hit the ground running. The question now becomes: how to you sustain progress knowing that most people fail to reach their goals?
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[Video] Table Talks: IFBB Pro Regan Grimes Exclusive Interview
IFBB Pro and Primeval Labs athlete, Regan Grimes, joins us in this episode of "Table Talks". Give the video a watch for all sorts of prep and peak week tips!
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2 Things in Fitness That'll Never Tell You Lies
In the fitness industry, there's a lot of lies out there. However, these 2 things will always tell you the truth. Learn what they are & their harsh realities.
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Cassandra Wycko Body Transformation
Cassandra began her journey at 52% bodyfat. Despite numerous challenges along the the way, she remained determined and turned her life around!
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David McKillop Transformation Story
David was a skinny kid and a social outcast. After discovering lifting, he added 55 pounds to his frame and eventually dropped his bodyfat down to 6%.
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Top 9 CT Fletcher Workout Videos Of 2014
#ISYMFS! Here are CT Fletcher's top 9 ranking workout videos from 2014. They are pulled from content created only during the current year and are listed in terms of video views.
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Mike Rashid Motivation: Are You Alpha?
Mike Rashid is the CEO and founder of IMSOALPHA 1X3 supplements, a former professional boxer, gym owner and author of the "Overtraining" series of e-books.
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Ian Kauffman Body Transformation
Struggling with a rare disease called Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasi, Ian joined a gym, lost 80 pounds and dropped his bodyfat in half.
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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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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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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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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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25 Workout Tips For Over 40 Lifters
Maintaining your body is a task in itself and age doesn't help the cause, but keeping these quick tips in mind will help keep your body in top shape.
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10 Inspirational & Motivational Quotes From Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson
Get an inspirational and motivational boost from one of the hardest-working individuals in the world: Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson.
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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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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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Through Commitment I Will Be A Champion
Jeremy transformed from flabby to ripped. In this article, he shares his secret on how to make a successful change: commitment!
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Dominic Cagliero
Unmotivated and skinny, Dominic Cagliero decided to improve his physique and athletic performance. 2 years later he won a teen bodybuilding class.
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A Day in the Life of IFBB Pro Jason Poston
Jason Poston, a type 1 diabetic & IFBB Physique Pro, takes Muscle & Strength on a behind the scenes tour of his life. You won't want to miss this!
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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.
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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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Success
You were not designed on accident. We each have unique gifts given to us. Embrace these gifts, help those you can and change the world around you.
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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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Jimmy Oller Body Transformation
An accident left Jimmy battling depression and weight gain. After regaining control over his life, Jimmy Oller lost 100 pounds.
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Chris Bumstead's 10,000 Calorie Cheat Day After 2017 Olympia
MHP followed Classic Physique Athlete Chris Bumstead around LA after the 2017 Olympia to get an inside look into how bodybuilders really eat post show.
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Nakia Dunigan Body Transformation
Nakia was a depressed single mom who loved to drink, smoke and sleep. After regaining her motivation she shed 51 pounds and is now a fitness instructor.
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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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18 Tips to Make 2018 Your Best Gainz Year Ever!
This year is your year and these 18 tips will help you make 2018 your best gainz-making year yet! Read on to learn what you have to do to succeed this year!
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Dan Bergstrom Body Transformation
Dan lost nearly 20 pounds of fat, gained 8 pounds of muscle, and dropped his bodyfat percentage down to an all-time low of 6.36%.
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Return of the King Snake | Lifestyle | Ep. 3
In this video, Team ALLMAX athlete Steve Kuclo gives us a behind the scenes look into how a pro bodybuilder balances work and life when trying to return to the contest stage.
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A Day With 300LB 7Ft Matt Morgan
In this video, we follow Redcon1's Matt Morgan. Standing at 7ft tall, weighing 300lbs, he is one massive physique competitor, salesman, and politician.
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Zach Stubbs Body Transformation
In only 2 years, Zach Stubbs was able to add a substantial amount of muscle mass while remaining lean and dropping his bodyfat to 7%.
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Harnessing Motivation: Training for Physical and Mental Health
Could the trick to becoming motivated to train stem from your actual training itself? Learn how working out affects both your mental & physical health.
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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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Do Your Workouts Scare You? If Not, You Might Want to Read This
Your workouts should scare you. Especially if you're looking to make strength and/or muscle size gains. Read this article to learn how to set up your workouts.
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Melanie Blatt Body Transformation
Ridiculed and depressed, Melanie slowly changed her bad habits and stopped binge eating. She is now a sleek 125 pounds and a figure competitor.
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Joe Zimecki
Ulcerative colitis left Joe without a large intestine and with a Ileostomy bag. Overcoming insecurities he went for it, deciding to make mental & physical changes.
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Ian Hartman Body Transformation
Ian had a typical poor diet - McDonalds, McDonalds again, then a big dinner. Disgusted with what he saw in pictures, Ian turned his life around.
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The Science Of Workout Motivation: Tell Your Trainer To Shut Up!
Here's a workout fact that might shock you: a recent study revealed that individuals trained by silent but skilled trainers outperformed those assisted by vocal trainers.
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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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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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Kassandre Harper-Cotton Body Transformation
Kassandre was fed up with her life. She felt constantly fatigued and didn't feel good in her skin. Committed to turning her life around, she lost 50 lbs.
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[Video] Table Talks: IFBB Pro Iain Valliere Exclusive Interview
In this episode of Table Talks, we sit down with Iain Valliere and discuss various topics ranging from injury history to the weekly cost of his food.
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Sandi Holder Body Transformation
Sandi Holder never stepped foot into a gym until the age of 47. Today she is in the best shape of her life, having lost over 80 pounds!
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[Video] M&S Legends: Branch Warren's Trophy Room
GASP athlete and IFBB Pro, Branch Warren, shows off his trophy room as he talks about some of his major bodybuilding victories throughout his career.
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Omar Essam Body Transformation
Lazy and unmotivated, Omar responded to the criticism of his friends by losing 25 pounds and shredding down to 12% bodyfat.
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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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