Alina Popa: My Journey to the Top of My Sport

By Alina Popa #1 Female Bodybuilder in the World It’s a Monday morning and the temperature is already dropping here in Colorado, fresh air comes in through the open windows of my new car. The sun is shining in the Mile High city, not a cloud in the sky. As a truck pulls up along side of me, the woman … Read More

Dan Solomon Named VP and Chief Olympia Officer at AMI

NEW YORK, October 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — American Media, Inc. (AMI), the world’s leading publisher of celebrity and active lifestyle media, today announced that Dan Solomon has been hired as vice president and Chief Olympia Officer. In this new role, Solomon will oversee the company’s Olympia brand, which includes the Mr. Olympia Contest, an international event regarded as the “Super … Read More

Stars Gather for Red Carpet Premiere

The highly anticipated release of the movie BIGGER continues to build momentum. During a special media event held last week in Las Vegas, the red carpet was rolled out for some of the film’s all star-cast.  Based on the real life story of bodybuilding & fitness pioneer Joe Weider, the movie is set to land in select theaters nationwide beginning … Read More

New Fitness Olympia Champ Whitney Jones: Was it All Just a Dream?

By Whitney Jones 2018 Fitness Olympia Champ It was 2012, Olympia weekend, and I was walking into the Orleans Arena to watch the finals. I felt the energy and buzz from the lights and music and thought to myself “how epic would it be to step on the Olympia stage one day.” Those “what if” moments can be powerful, and … Read More

Wings of Strength Acquires Digital Muscle Media

For Immediate Release – In a move that signals a shift in the category of bodybuilding and fitness media, WINGS OF STRENGTH has acquired DIGITAL MUSCLE MEDIA, an online media property founded by media insider Dan Solomon.  The deal is part of WINGS OF STRENGTH’s strategy to expand its footprint in the global bodybuilding community. Wings of Strength CEO Jake … Read More

BIGGER: Movie Trailer Released

It’s the biggest budgeted bodybuilding themed production of all time and it’s set to hit select theaters on October 12th.  After a lot of anticipation and a series of delays, we are pleased to report that the official trailer has been released as part of an Entertainment Tonight exclusive!  Directed by George Gallo, the Joe Weider biopic had its red carpet … Read More

WATCH THE OLYMPIA!!!!

Great News!  For those of you who couldn’t make the trip to Vegas for Olympia Weekend, you can catch all the action on the official OLYMPIA WEBCAST from both Friday and Saturday evening. Hosted by Digital Muscle’s Dan Solomon and Hall of Fame bodybuilder Shawn Ray, the events took place at the Orleans Arena where defending champion Phil Heath looked to … Read More

RISING PHOENIX WEBCAST (Replay Now Available)

DigitalMuscle.com, the fitness industry’s media hub, is pleased to present this FREE webcast of the RISING PHOENIX, the World Championship of  Women’s Bodybuilding, presented by Wings of Strength!  Held in conjunction with the ARIZONA WOMEN’S PRO, featuring pro fitness, bikini, figure and physique competition – LIVE from the Wild Horse Pass Resort and Casino in Chandler, Arizona.  WATCH REPLAY HERE!! Finals: Rising Phoenix / Arizona Pro … Read More

Training Innovation of the Year

Here at DigitalMuscle.com we enjoy recognizing the latest innovations in training, nutrition, and the numerous advances in the way men and women are transforming and healing their bodies.  On behalf of our entire editorial staff, we are pleased to recognize Patty Cummings and her team at Astro-Durance as our Training Innovation of the Year for leading the way as pioneers in … Read More

LIVE WEBCAST ANNOUNCED for RISING PHOENIX WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Media Event Announced:  For the second straight year, The Rising Phoenix Women’s Bodybuilding World Championship, presented by Wings of Strength, will be aired LIVE as part of an exclusive DigitalMuscle.com streaming webcast production.  Held in conjunction with the Arizona Women’s Pro, the day-long event features an all-female lineup of IFBB Professional League Bodybuilding, Fitness, Bikini, Figure and Physique competition.  Recently … Read More

RedCon1: Employee Spotlight of the Month (August)

Employee Spotlight of the Month: Monique Leslie, Marketing Director Our ongoing series aimed at bringing you closer to the business side of the sports nutrition industry continues as DigitalMuscle.com shines a spotlight on a member of the team at RedCon1, one of the world’s fastest growing supplement brands.  The selected employee has been chosen by the company’s CEO and is being showcased here … Read More

Flex Wheeler Honored in Tampa

The Ben Weider Lifetime Achievement Award, commissioned personally by Mr. Weider only a few months prior to his passing in 2008, recognizes men and women who have dedicated their lives to elevating the sport of bodybuilding.  Now in its 11th year, the list of prior recipients includes Rich Gaspari, Lee Haney, Chris Dickerson, Lee Labrada, Lenda Muray, Corey Everson, Dexter Jackson, Vince Taylor, … Read More

Bodybuilding Legend Vince Taylor Joins Digital Muscle!

One of the most decorated bodybuilding champions of all time has added his name to the growing roster of respected content providers at DigitalMuscle.com.  Vince Taylor, a winner of more than 20 professional bodybuilding titles, has been named Training Editor, a role that allows the former Arnold Classic Champion to bring decades of experience to the growing community of viewers … Read More

DigitalMuscle.com and Liquid Sun Rayz Announce New Deal

DigitalMuscle.com continues to build partnerships with the most respected brands in the global fitness community.  Since its launch just over two years ago, the fitness media hub has emerged as one of the category’s most diverse, content rich destinations.  Today Digital Muscle announces a new deal with Liquid Sun Rayz, a world leader in sunless tanning products and makers of the highest quality bronzers and … Read More

RedCon1: Employee Spotlight of the Month (June)

Employee Spotlight of the Month: Eduardo Silva, Chief of Staff Our ongoing series aimed at bringing you closer to the business side of the sports nutrition industry continues as DigitalMuscle.com shines a spotlight on a member of the team at RedCon1, one of the world’s fastest growing supplement brands.  The selected employee has been chosen by the company’s CEO and is being showcased … Read More

Meet Jack & Ann Titone

The fitness industry is loaded with movers and shakers.  From gym owners to event promoters, the global fitness community is built on the shoulders of men and women who eat, sleep and breathe a lifestyle that continues to grow in popularity.  As part of Digital Muscle’s ongoing coverage of the world of fitness, it’s our pleasure to shine a spotlight … Read More

RedCon1: Employee Spotlight of the Month (May)

Employee Spotlight of the Month: Stephanie Kaufman, Corporate Controller  Our ongoing series aimed at bringing you closer to the business side of the sports nutrition industry continues as DigitalMuscle.com shines a spotlight on a member of the team at RedCon1, one of the world’s fastest growing supplement brands.  The selected employee has been chosen by the company’s CEO and is being showcased here … Read More

Event Spotlight: The Salt City Showdown

As part of our ongoing coverage of the global fitness community, we are proud to shine a spotlight on selected events that bring together those who share our love of SERIOUS fitness and physique competition.  Each year, in April, promoter Robyn Maher presents the Salt City Showdown, an NPC and IFBB Professional sanctioned event held in Salt Lake City.  Held … Read More

BeautyFit Acquires Liquid Sun Rayz

As part of our ongoing coverage of the global fitness community, DigitalMuscle.com is pleased to cover the latest developments on the business side of the industry.  Today we are reporting that BeautyFit® has acquired Liquid Sun Rayz, an industry leading competition tanning pioneer.  See below for details. For Immediate Release – Liquid Sun Rayz® (LSR), a leader in competition sunless tanning, … Read More

RedCon1: Employee Spotlight of the Month (April)

Employee Spotlight of the Month: Eric Hart, Vice President  As part of an ongoing series aimed at bringing you closer to the business side of the sports nutrition industry, DigitalMuscle.com shines a spotlight on a member of the team at RedCon1, one of the world’s leading supplement brands.  The selected employee has been chosen by the company’s CEO and is being showcased … Read More

Kris Gethin Named Executive Editor at Digital Muscle

As the business of fitness-related publishing remains in a state of constant change, Digital Muscle Media continues its steady climb with the announcement that one of the industry’s most popular insiders and leading personalities has joined its team.  Kris Gethin, former editor-in-chief at Bodybuilding.com, has been named Executive Editor and Senior Producer at Digital Muscle, a fitness industry media destination … Read More

RedCon 1: Employee Spotlight of the Month (March 2018)

Employee Spotlight of the Month: Luke Lazenby, Brand Affiliate Manager  As part of a new series aimed at bringing you closer to the business side of the sports nutrition industry, DigitalMuscle.com shines a spotlight on a member of the team at RedCon1, one of the world’s leading supplement brands.  The selected employee has been chosen by the company’s CEO and is being … Read More

RedCon1: Employee Spotlight of the Month (Feb 2018)

Employee Spotlight of the Month: Dallas Diaz, Shipping Associate  As part of a new series aimed at bringing you closer to the business side of the sports nutrition industry, DigitalMuscle.com shines a spotlight on a member of the team at RedCon1, one of the world’s leading supplement brands.  The selected employee has been chosen by the company’s CEO and is being showcased … Read More

Entertainment Tonight Visits Julianne Hough on Set of “Bigger”

BIGGER, the upcoming motion picture chronicling the life of bodybuilding pioneer Joe Weider, has been garnering a lot of media attention.  Recently, the cast & crew received a visit on set by Entertainment Tonight.  Co-star Julianne Hough (Betty Weider) and Calum Von Moger (Arnold Schwarzenegger) chatted with ET’s Brooke Anderson. Video Courtesy of Entertainment Tonight Digital Muscle News WireThis section of DigitalMuscle.com … Read More

RedCon1 Sponsorship Deal Announced

DigitalMuscle.com announces a major sponsorship agreement with RedCon1, the industry’s fastest growing supplement brand. As part of the deal, RedCon1 will be branded within Digital Muscle’s growing lineup of ORIGINAL content; video series, webcasts, and one of the industry’s most diverse blogs, spanning 19 different fitness-minded categories. Aaron Singerman, founder and CEO of RedCon1, explains, “Digital Muscle appeals to us … Read More

Dwayne Johnson Looks Back on Olympia Weekend

The 2017 edition of Olympia Weekend was loaded with fresh storylines. Among them was the arrival of Seven Bucks Productions, a company owned and operated by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and his long time partner Dany Garcia.  When the weekend ended, the Seven Bucks crew produced this 15 minute highlight video capturing the energy and the stories that made this … Read More

Jim Manion Breaks Silence – Explains NPC/IFBB Amateur Break-Up

DigitalMuscle.com Exclusive! – In a historic meeting held during Olympia Weekend, NPC President Jim Manion met with IFBB Amateur President Rafael Santonja to inform him that the NPC has decided to end its long standing relationship with the IFBB. As rumors circulated, confusion set in as the industry questioned how the split would impact competitors in the U.S. and abroad. For … Read More

WATCH THE OLYMPIA WEBCAST (Amazon.com)

The 53rd edition of Joe Weider’s Olympia Weekend is set for Friday and Saturday (September 15-16) in Las Vegas.  Highlighted by Phil Heath’s pursuit of a 7th consecutive title, a victory would leave him just one win shy of equaling a record set by both Lee Haney and Ronnie Coleman.  Fitness champ Oksana Grishina will try to garner a 4th straight title amid reports that … Read More

WEBCAST: RISING PHOENIX & ARIZONA WOMENS EVENT (Watch Now)

DigitalMuscle.com, the fitness industry’s media hub, is pleased to present this exclusive FREE webcast of the WINGS OF STRENGTH RISING PHOENIX, the World Championship of Women’s Bodybuilding, held in conjunction with the ARIZONA WOMEN’S PRO, an IFBB sanctioned event featuring pro bikini, figure and physique competition. Watch the event RIGHT HERE on Saturday September 9th LIVE from the Talking Stick Resort and Casino in Scottsdale, … Read More

Olympia Legend Dorian Yates on Muscle Beach TV

From 1992 to 1997 Dorian Yates was the king of the bodybuilding world.  Known for a ruthless combination of thickness, dense muscle and grainy, skin-splitting conditioning, the 6-time Mr. Olympia remains a living legend. During a rare visit to the world famous Gold’s Gym Venice Beach, the British superstar caught up with Dave Bourlet for a special edition of Muscle Brach TV (Video brought … Read More

Arnold Classic: Cedric Wins in Columbus!

After settling for a runner-up spot a year ago, Cedric McMillan captured one of the bodybuilding world’s most coveted titles by winning the 2017 Arnold Classic.   Showcasing an impressive combination of size, symmetry and conditioning, McMillan pocketed a $130,000 winner’s check.  While most of the top ranked bodybuilders chose to forego the event, McMillan and 25 year old Dallas McCarver … Read More

Arnold Classic: Friday Night Results

It was an exciting Friday in Columbus as the fitness industry gathered for the annual Arnold Sports Festival, the multi-sport event that merges more than 70 different sports and 18,000 athletes, while welcoming more than 200,000 fans. At the center of the weekend is the Arnold Classic Bodybuilding Championships and a host of other IFBB sanctioned events. Here are the … Read More

Nutrition Store is Now Open – 7,000 Products, Big Discounts!

DigitalMuscle.com, the fitness industry’s media hub, has completed its latest round of expansion, highlighted by the opening of the DigitalMuscle.com Nutrition Store, featuring an estimated 7,000 products and nearly 300 of the supplement industry’s top brands at great prices! DigitalMuscle.com founder and publisher Dan Solomon explains, “It’s been a mighty productive year. The launch of the nutrition store is our latest step … Read More

Arnold Europe Webcast Announced!

Dexter Jackson, Shawn Rhoden, Big Ramy Highlight September 24th Event Presented Live by IronMag Labs Another one of the fitness industry’s biggest events will be streamed LIVE this weekend at the DigitalMuscle.com media hub. This time the spotlight is on Barcelona, Spain and the Arnold Classic Europe!  Event co-promoter Dr. Rafael Santonja and Digital Muscle publisher Dan Solomon have reached an … Read More

Giles Thomas to Oversee European Business Development at Digital Muscle

Giles Thomas joins Digital Muscle as Director of European Business Development DigitalMuscle.com, the fitness industry’s growing media hub, announces the addition of Giles Thomas to its executive team.  The England based industry insider joins Digital Muscle Media as Director of European Business Development. For over two decades, Thomas has earned a reputation for his high-integrity work ethic, tackling various roles … Read More

Karina Nascimento Joins DigitalMuscle.com

DigitalMuscle.com, the fitness industry’s rapidly growing media hub, is pleased to announce the arrival of Karina Nascimento to its growing team of fitness minded personalities. The Brazilian born physique champion has spent the last decade lighting up stages around the world with her trademark swagger and world class physique. Karina joins Digital Muscle as part of Phase 2 of an ambitious content … Read More

Endorsement Deal Up for Grabs at “The Mayhem”

One of the year’s most valuable and exciting prize packages is up for grabs on June 4th in Overland Park, Kansas at the inaugural IFBB Pro Bikini Mayhem Championship. The event will be held as part of the special 10th Anniversary NPC Muscle Mayhem, one of the NPC’s premier events. In addition to a $5,000 total prize purse, the winner … Read More

Arnold’s Next Stop: South Africa!

After enjoying monumental success earlier this year in Columbus, Sydney and Rio, the Arnold Classic will head to Johannesburg the weekend of May 27 – 29 for the inaugural Arnold Classic South Africa. As the region prepares for Arnold’s arrival, Jim Lorimer, Bob Lorimer, Wayne Price and their entire team are busy putting the final touches on what promises to be an … Read More

Bob Cicherillo Joins IronMag Labs

Bob Cicherillo Joins IronMag Labs In a move aimed to shake things up in the world of performance supplementation, IronMag Labs announces the arrival of one of the bodybuilding industry’s most visible and influential insiders.  Bob Cicherillo, the familiar voice of the Mr. Olympia contest, has signed a multi-year deal with IML, a brand that has spent more than a … Read More

Adina Zanolli Joins Digital Muscle

DigitalMuscle.com, the fitness industry’s new media hub, is pleased to welcome Adina Zanolli to its expanding team.  In the role of Director of Advertising, Zanolli will oversee the company’s brand partnerships and ongoing sponsorship initiatives.  Most recently, Zanolli served as editor-in-chief for Muscular Development Magazine’s online property. Fresh off successful webcasts of the Arnold Classic in Columbus and Australia, Digital … Read More

Arnold Classic Australia Highlight Video

DigitalMuscle.com was proud to serve as the exclusive streaming webcast provider of last month’s Arnold Classic Australia. A special thanks to promoter Tony Doherty and our amazing partners in Melbourne for providing this highlight video.  Check back often as we continue to provide coverage of these incredible multi-sport events, now held on six continents!   Digital Muscle News WireThis section of DigitalMuscle.com is … Read More

Arnold Pole Fitness Championships – Watch Now!!

Digital Muscle News WireThis section of DigitalMuscle.com is reserved for updates and information related to DigitalMuscle.com, our brand partners, and special event content. Thanks for making us a part of your daily online fitness experience. Direct all inquiries, including advertising requests, to media@DigitalMuscle.com

In Melbourne with Arnold and Tony Doherty

Digital Muscle News WireThis section of DigitalMuscle.com is reserved for updates and information related to DigitalMuscle.com, our brand partners, and special event content. Thanks for making us a part of your daily online fitness experience. Direct all inquiries, including advertising requests, to media@DigitalMuscle.com

Arnold in Australia with Digital Muscle!

For the second time in two weeks, Arnold Schwarzenegger visited with DigitalMuscle.com. This time around, the interview took place in Melbourne Australia moments after the 2016 Arnold Classic Australia. Event co-promoter (and host) Tony Doherty conducted the interview, a spirited conversation about Arnold’s crusade and his feelings about the city of Melbourne. Also See: Arnold Visits with Dan Solomon and … Read More

Breaking News: Arnold Australia Webcast Comes to Digital Muscle!

After a successful webcast presentation of last week’s Arnold Classic in Columbus, DigitalMuscle.com is pleased to announce that this weekend’s Arnold Classic Australia will be available as part of an exclusive LIVE streaming event on the Digital Muscle fitness media hub. Co-promoter Tony Doherty explains, “Our number one priority is to make sure that fans around the world can watch … Read More

Arnold Interviews with Digital Muscle!!

Dan Solomon and Ben Pakulski visit with Arnold Schwarzenegger during the exclusive DigitalMuscle.com LIVE coverage of the 2016 Arnold Classic in Columbus, Ohio.   Digital Muscle News WireThis section of DigitalMuscle.com is reserved for updates and information related to DigitalMuscle.com, our brand partners, and special event content. Thanks for making us a part of your daily online fitness experience. Direct … Read More

Ruth Silverman Named Managing Editor at DigitalMuscle.com

Digital Muscle Wire Report DigitalMuscle.com, the fitness industry’s new media hub, is pleased to welcome media veteran Ruth Silverman as its Managing Editor.  After a stint as editor-in-chief at Flex Magazine in the late ’80s, Silverman went on to serve as a longtime editor and columnist at Ironman Magazine. In her role as Managing Editor at Digital Muscle, Silverman will … Read More

DigitalMuscle.com Named Exclusive Webcast Home of the 2016 Arnold Classic!

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: DigitalMuscle.com Named Exclusive Webcast Home of the 2016 Arnold Classic! COLUMBUS, Ohio – As part of an evolving fitness & bodybuilding media category, DigitalMuscle.com has been named the exclusive webcast provider of the 2016 Arnold Classic on March 4-5.  Widely regarded as one of the year’s biggest online attractions, theFREE Webcast will air on the recently … Read More