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Kamal Elgargni

Bodybuilder Kamal Elgargni Displays Physique as He Seeks Return to Top of 212 Mr. Olympia Podium

With over two decades of experience, Kamal Elgargni is undoubtedly one of the more seasoned professional bodybuilders around. From Asia to Europe and Las Vegas, the 50-year-old IFBB Pro League athlete and former 212 Olympia Champion (2019) has posed on stages worldwide. If his recent exploits are any indication, it seems like he’s hungry for more glory.  On June 16, 2022, Elgargni provided an update on his current physique over his Instagram profile, with the 2022 Mr. Olympia roughly six months away. That competition will occur on December 16-18, 2022, in Las Vegas, NV.            ...

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Weightlifter Mahmoud H. Hassan (89KG) Clean & Jerks 193 Kilograms, Sets Youth World Record at 2022 IWF Youth Championships

On June 15, 2022, weightlifter Mahmoud H. Hassan (89KG) completed a clean & jerk of 193 kilograms (424.5 pounds) during the 2022 Youth World Weightlifting Championships (YWWC) in León, Mexico. The competition falls under the jurisdiction of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF). Hassan’s clean & jerk — where he wore knee wraps, a lifting belt, and lifting straps — is a new Youth World Record for the Men’s 89-kilogram weight class. The Youth World Record clean & jerk eventually helped the 16-year-old Egyptian athlete capture the gold medal for his division.              View this post...

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How to Build Muscle as a Woman: The Ultimate Guide for Gaining Weight the Right Way

If you are interested in learning how to gain weight the right way, you have come to the right place!  My name is Staci Ardison. I overcame an eating disorder, discovered a love for heavy strength training, and now I help women like you get stronger for a living. Believe it or not, I’m 50 pounds heavier in the photo on the right (and WAY stronger, and healthier, and happier!). I’m currently a lead coach here in the Nerd Fitness Coaching Program, where we train women to pick up heavy weights, get strong, and build confidence. Want to learn how...

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How to Exercise With Your Kids (Work out as a Family!)

So you’ve got kids running around the house…  And you need to work out, but can’t seem to distract the little monsters any longer? No problem! Many of our coaching clients have to train at home with their kids around. Today, we’ll show you how to get them involved! Our coaches build workouts for busy people who juggle multiple roles. Learn more here! Here’s what we’ll cover: 5 tips for working out with your kids (video tutorial) The 8 best exercises to do with children 10 workout games to play as with the family How a father of 5 trains...

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5 Tips to Hit Your Daily Protein Goals 

5 Tips to Hit Your Daily Protein Goals  Making sure to get enough protein in your diet can sometimes be challenging. A person can eat only so much chicken, fish, and beef. If you are worried about meeting your protein needs, the tips below may help. Let’s look at 5 tips to help you easily […]

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Amie Mock and Carrie Hughes Share Their Roads to Become IFBB Pros

It can be easy to overlook the accomplishments of pro bodybuilders and physique competitors because everything is based on qualifying and ultimately winning the Olympia. But, don’t get it twisted. If you have the phrase “IFBB Pro” next to your name, you’ve accomplished something that many people will never get to, and the athletes that have it should be treated with the respect and admiration of a champion. Carrie Hughes competes in the IFBB Pro League’s Women Physique division. She competed in both that division and Figure at the 2021 NPC USA’s. She had experience competing, but never in the...

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15 Circuit Training Routines: Try These Fast Workouts Anywhere!

This circuit training guide is gonna give you EVERYTHING you need to do your first kickass circuit training workout today. I mean come on, it has dinosaurs in it. These workouts are similar to the custom programs we build for our Online Coaching Clients who work out at home, on the road, and in outer space. Okay, FINE we don’t have any clients in space (yet). But we do have clients in Antarctica, and multiple aerospace engineers. Close enough? We build workout programs that are actually fun! Learn more: If you’re hoping circuit training will maximize your results in a...

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HIIT

3 HIIT Workouts for Beginners: Start Interval Training and Sprint Running!

This High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) guide is probably the best interval training guide in the galaxy. My justification for such a bold claim? We’re really good at this stuff, AND we have dinosaurs and Muppets. Plus, lots of great gifs: We build custom interval training programs just like the ones in this guide for our 1-on-1 Online Coaching Clients, including workouts for at home, the gym, or even while traveling. Want a HIIT workout program you’ll actually enjoy? Learn more: In this Ultimate Guide to Interval Training, we’ll cover: What is interval training? What is HIIT? What are the benefits...

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A Beginner’s Guide to Hiking: Everything You Need For Your First Hike!

Before you step foot in the great outdoors, read this guide! There’s nothing more embarrassing than a city slicker getting lost in the woods, so let’s make sure you know where you’re going, what to wear, and what to bring. That way your first hike will be fun, adventurous, and more importantly safe! Today we will cover: How Do I Find Hiking Trails Near Me? (How to Start Hiking) What Shoes Do I Wear Hiking? (Proper Footwear) What Do I Wear While Hiking? (Clothing) How Much Water Should I Bring on My Hike? What Gear Should I Bring on My...

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Courtney Black

Courtney Black Workout – Free Home Workout Guide Download

Courtney Black Workout – Free Home Workout Guide Download Courtney Black is one of the UK’s most renowned fitness influencers. She’s built an incredibly large and loyal audience of followers across social media platforms, moving from personal training into fitness plans and the launch of an app in 2020 which has now amassed some 65,000 […]

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Best home exercise bike uk

What is the best home exercise bike?

What is the best home exercise bike? So you’re looking for a home exercise bike? Well you’ve come to the right place. Whether you’re into spinning classes, road biking or just looking for a way to workout at home and lose some weight through effective cardio workouts, choosing the right stationary bike for your needs […]

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What is the best protein powder?

What is the best protein powder?

What is the best protein powder? The supplement market is absolutely full to the brim of protein powders. It can be hard to choose which you should buy and use. Essentially, they all have similar ingredients, they all do similar things, but what is the best protein powder that you can buy? In this article […]

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Cedric McMillan passes aged 44

Cedric McMillan has passed away

Cedric McMillan has passed away at the age of 44 years old as reported by RXMuscle and Generation Iron amongst many industry news sites and his sponsors. Our thoughts go out to his family and friends as well as the wider bodybuilding community at this time.  As of yet, there is no official statement on […]

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Hair health supplements

Can Supplements Affect Hair Health

Can Supplements Affect Hair Health There are many different things in the world and in ourselves that can cause problems with hair health or even lead to hair loss. Illness is one issue; some conditions cause hair loss, or at the very least, they cause hair to become brittle and unhealthy. Another problem is the […]

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Dry scooping pre workout

Dry Scooping Pre Workout

There is an emerging trend amongst gym goers on social media (namely Tiktok) at present where people are dry scooping pre workout powders. This latest trend, called dry scooping, is essentially, where a scoop of powder is consumed without being dissolved in liquid, i.e. the scoop straight into your mouth. In this article, we aim […]

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John Meadows

Remembering John Meadows

Who was John Meadows? John Meadows was an American bodybuilder, online personality and entrepreneur with a vast career as both an IFBB bodybuilder, entrepreneur as the CEO of Granite Supplements and the founder of the mountain dog training system and mountain dog diet. John was an innovator in the practical application of high intensity training […]

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anabolic window

The anabolic window

In bodybuilding, there is a certain theory (called the anabolic window), where consuming protein within a 30 minute window post workout, in the form of a protein shake, will increase the effectiveness of muscle growth and muscle mass increase because of an increase in muscle protein synthesis.  In this article, we explore this theory, the […]

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In searching for complete optimal nutrient timing there is an age old question in bodybuilding. Should you use a protein shake before or after your workout? 

Should you use a protein shake before or after your workout?

In searching for complete optimal nutrient timing there is an age old question in bodybuilding. Should you use a protein shake before or after your workout?  Well in this article we’re going to discuss the pros and cons and provide our opinion of what is the best time for you to use protein shakes, and […]

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short term effects of exercise

What are the short term effects of exercise?

What are the short term effects of exercise? We all know that we should exercise. Exercising has many key benefits, both short term and long term. In this article we’re going to discuss what the short term effects of exercise are and how they can positively impact both body and mind. But to start with […]

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