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DIVINE NUTRITION PROTEIN-THE DIVINE SAVIOR?

DIVINE NUTRITION PROTEIN-THE DIVINE SAVIOR?

David Johnston March 18, 2014 0

It hit me full-force two weekends ago at the Arnold Classic Sports Festival in Columbus, Ohio.  I was 3 weeks out from my first bodybuilding competition, pretty much feeling like warmed-over death (which is

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Getting Results – Renae Johnson

Getting Results – Renae Johnson

Guest Author March 18, 2014 0

Getting Results, Renae Johnson

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Pre-Planning for Success – Molly Wichman

Pre-Planning for Success – Molly Wichman

Molly Wichman March 14, 2014 0

My household is a healthy household since my husband, Robert Wichman, competes as a National Level NPC Bodybuilder and we own/operate a fitness center, Life Transformations Fitness. I like to “stay ahead of the

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PEAKING TOO EARLY FACT OR FICTION? – Jason Theobald

PEAKING TOO EARLY FACT OR FICTION? – Jason Theobald

Guest Author March 13, 2014 0

We have all seen on message boards, Facebook or Instagram where a guy or gal will post a picture of their prep progress, and they are looking really good, and someone will say just

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Taking Advantage Of The Post Workout Window In The Off-Season

Taking Advantage Of The Post Workout Window In The Off-Season

Guest Author March 10, 2014 4

In the off season, one of the most important aspects of making continual gains is utilizing the the post workout window period. Perhaps taking advantage of this "window" is the most important part off

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Are You Meant To Compete?

Are You Meant To Compete?

David Johnston March 5, 2014 1

Do you like being miserable, hungry, tired, exhausted? Then you are a prime candidate for physique competition. Same with tired and exhausted. Chances are your sleep schedule will go to hell,

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5 Beliefs That Will Make You a Better Competitor

5 Beliefs That Will Make You a Better Competitor

David Johnston February 3, 2014 1

It’s all the rage these days: just write an article on “5 easy tips” to whatever—specifically as pertains to fitness—and everybody is sure to gobble up your info, garbage or not.  See, putting a bunch

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It Takes A Village

It Takes A Village

David Johnston February 3, 2014 0

“It takes a village to raise a child”. So goes the proverb that (purportedly) originated in Africa, and was immortalized by Hillary Clinton to advance her political agenda. In a nutshell, the

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By What Are You Driven?

By What Are You Driven?

David Johnston February 3, 2014 1

I have long been interested in the psychology of bodybuilding. What drives somebody to pursue a goal endlessly, despite immediate pain, despite fatigue, despite a Spartan diet that the mind rebels at?

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Leaving No Stone Unturned

Leaving No Stone Unturned

David Johnston February 3, 2014 2

On last week’s episode of GEAR’D UP Dave Pulcinella talked about how, while prepping for a show, he was adamant about “leaving no stone unturned”. Meaning: even if he could have gotten away

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