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

A Rising in the Desert: Reflections on the Rising Phoenix

By: Dan Solomon Editor-In-Chief A quiet suburb of Phoenix, known for its annual ostrich festival and the sprawling Sonoran Desert, the city of Chandler was turned upside down on Saturday when it was invaded by the most well built women on the planet. The people of Chandler fastened their collective seatbelts as their city hosted the 4th edition of the Rising Phoenix Women’s Bodybuilding … 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

Do’s and Don’ts of Bikini Posing

By Evina Del Pizzo Do you ever see bikini competitors onstage and think, “I can do that. I just need to lose some weight, tone up, and get a sparkly bikini”? If it were that easy, I might have been successful at year two of my modeling career. You may not realize the value of the “whole package” that is … Read More

Previewing the Rising Phoenix

By Ruth Silverman Managing Editor Expect high drama this Saturday (Sept 8th) when the Wings of Strength production team along with Tim Gardner Productions brings the IFBB Professional League Rising Phoenix Women’s World Bodybuilding Championships to the Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino. Twenty of the world’s best-built female flexers are set to hit the stage, vying for a prize purse of … 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

Super Soup: How Bone Broth Can Improve Your Health and Vitality

By Lindsay Kent Bone broth has become a buzz phrase in nutritional circles, and many people wonder what all the hype is about. The grocery store aisles are filled with chicken, vegetable, and beef soups, broths and stocks.  What’s the difference between them and “bone broth,” and are the benefits of bone broth really better than the others? Breaking Down … Read More

Meet the Director Who Painted a Joe Weider Masterpiece

On October 12th, the motion picture BIGGER lands in theaters as the largest-budgeted bodybuilding themed production of all time.  In the weeks leading up to the release, DigitalMuscle.com presents this exclusive series taking you inside this remarkable project.  Thanks to House of Pain Apparel  for sponsoring our coverage! By Dan Solomon Publisher In the celebrity-driven business of movie making, true … Read More

Monsoon Forces Venue Change at the Rising Phoenix Event

By Dan Solomon Publisher The sport of Women’s Bodybuilding has endured its share of challenges over the years, but it might be hard to top what just went down in Arizona.  Only a few short weeks before the 4th Annual Rising Phoenix World Bodybuilding Championships, a monsoon plowed through the area, making its way to Scottsdale, home of the Talking Stick … Read More

Just 2 Years Old….and All Grown Up

By Dan Solomon Publisher The sports nutrition industry is loaded with stories of remarkable success.  I’ve personally witnessed men and women turn ideas into major companies, eventually selling them for enough to create generational wealth, while teaching us the kind of lessons that could inspire an entire business school curriculum.  Each success story is unique, no two are the same. … Read More

Olympia Storylines: The Women

By Ruth Silverman Managing Editor Olympia buzz is heating up!  Two women’s divisions in particular are sparking speculation, starting with women’s physique, where three-time defending champ Juliana Malacarne has bowed out, deciding to retire from competition and denying fans the long-anticipated matchup between the Brazilian bombshell and Chicago upstart Shanique Grant. Some folks would be calling Grant the favorite long … Read More

The Leading Man Who Brought Joe Weider to Life

On October 12th, the motion picture BIGGER lands in theaters as the largest-budgeted bodybuilding themed production of all time.  In the weeks leading up to the release, DigitalMuscle.com presents this exclusive series taking you inside this remarkable project.  Thanks to House of Pain Apparel  for sponsoring our coverage! By Dan Solomon Co-Executive Producer Turning the improbable story of Joe Weider … 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

The 20-Step Guide for Busy People

By Gigi Amurao In today’s busy world, we’re always on the go-go-go. Whether it’s work, play, or rushing to the gym; business travel or vacation; chasing the kids around the house or chauffeuring them around town, or any of a myriad of things that keep our schedules full, we’re always away from home. That’s great, but it wreaks havoc on … 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

Records Shattered at the Tampa Pro

By Dan Solomon Publisher On most Friday and Saturday nights, in cities across the country, dedicated men and women are flexing and posing at an array of fitness competitions.  The best of the best can be found competing in the IFBB Professional League, the sanctioning body that oversees the world’s most prestigious events, including Joe Weider’s Olympia Weekend, the holy … Read More

Flex Lewis Opens the Doors to his Dragon’s Lair

By Dan Solomon Publisher Tucked away in a less-traveled corner of South Florida, The Dragon’s Lair is the cleverly named world headquarters of Flex Lewis, known in bodybuilding circles as the Welsh Dragon, a superstar bodybuilder in the prime of his career. Housed inside this spacious multi-level facility is the kind of gym that could best be described as the … Read More

The No-Gym Summer Circuit

By Gina Aliotti Summer is in full swing and your schedule may be filling up with family vacations, BBQs, and perhaps driving your kids to camps and activities. If you’re a busy mom like me, your time is limited, and you may have to dig extra deep to find the motivation to stay committed to your fitness goals. Don’t let … Read More

Step One: Be On Time!

By Evina Del Pizzo When someone comes to me for training it’s something that I take very seriously. It is more than a relationship of sets and reps, it’s a relationship built on trust and respect. When I get a new client, I am very specific about my expectations. I will do everything in my power to help my clients … Read More

Book Review: Vince’s Secret Locker

By Dan Solomon Publisher Joe Weider used to tell me “Bodybuilding isn’t about the physiques.  It’s about the stories and the things we can learn from our greatest champions.” I was reminded of this recently when I received a copy of a book called Vince’s Secret Locker, a beautifully crafted hard cover special edition authored by Karl Coyne, a bodybuilder … 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

Spotlight on Simulated Altitude Training

By Dan Solomon Publisher One of the perks of a 20-year career in the fitness industry is the chance to witness new innovations impacting human performance, physique transformation and overall athletic achievement.  In some cases, passing trends are disguised as innovation by savvy marketers, but every so often something emerges that makes all of us to stop and take notice, the … Read More

Muscle Buzz: News From Around the Bodybuilding Scene

By Dan Solomon Publisher The Rock Came to Play:  It’s no secret that the larger-than-life world of Dwayne Johnson brings him from city to city, juggling the demands of an unrelenting schedule.  If you follow him on social media you’re well aware that the action star seldom misses a workout.  Recently, while in New York to promote SKYSCRAPER, The Rock snuck away … Read More

Olympia Storylines: Part 1

By Dan Solomon Publisher Bodybuilding’s biggest weekend is fast approaching and for the 20th consecutive year it’ll all go down in Vegas!  After moving from city to city during its first 30+ years, Joe Weider’s Olympia Weekend has found what appears to be a permanent home in the city that’s hosted the event each year since 1999.  Set for the … Read More

Fitness Innovation: Astro-Durance Bungee Training

By Dan Solomon Publisher The fitness industry continues to evolve thanks mostly to advancements in training, nutrition and science, but make no mistake about it, at the center of this constant state of evolution are the innovators, the men and women with the courage and the capacity to see what’s truly possible.  During my 20 years in the world of … 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

6 Ways to Kick Off the Day Right

By Gina Aliotti The way you wake up shapes your entire day. Those initial thoughts and actions set the tone for the remaining hours. Each day is a new day to start fresh and take action. You go to sleep at night and wake up in the morning to a new set of opportunities and choices. The minute you wake … Read More

OLYMPIA WEEKEND IS FAST APPROACHING

By Dan Solomon Publisher For fans of world class physiques and superhero bodies, the biggest weekend of the year is fast approaching.  On September 13-16 Las Vegas will once again host Joe Weider’s Olympia Weekend, a tradition that began back in 1965.  This year’s event marks the 20th consecutive year that Vegas will serve as the backdrop for the world’s … 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

Kris Gethin’s Quick Tip #6

Quick Tip #6 – A Triceps Finisher:  Regarded as one of the world’s leading authorities on advanced training concepts, nutrition and supplementation, DigitalMuscle.com Executive Editor Kris Gethin presents his Quick Tips Series, aimed at sharing many of the philosophies that helped earn him global acclaim as an athlete, trainer, author, speaker, editor and industry leader.  Check back each week as … Read More

Beauty Series Part 3: Eyebrows are Trending!

By Nancy Noreman Eyebrows on fleek? Overnight, eyebrows became the most important detail on your face. For years, eyebrows were overlooked, unless they were noticeably off, but now they have become the major focus, and for some people, a work of art. Ladies and gentlemen, read on. Yes, I said gentlemen. Men are not excluded from Eyebrow Management 101. Dramatic … Read More

Kris Gethin’s Quick Tip #5

Quick Tip #5 – A New Triceps Movement:  Regarded as one of the world’s leading authorities on advanced training concepts, nutrition and supplementation, DigitalMuscle.com Executive Editor Kris Gethin presents his Quick Tips Series, aimed at sharing many of the philosophies that helped earn him global acclaim as an athlete, trainer, author, speaker, editor and industry leader.  Check back each week … Read More

President’s Council on Sports, Fitness, and Nutrition (Members Announced)

By Dan Solomon Publisher Last week when President Trump announced his selections for the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition, all eyes were on the various celebrities hand-picked by the President, household names like Bill Belichick, a Superbowl champion, Mariano Rivera, a baseball legend, Dr. Oz, a television star, and others who have garnered more than a few headlines … 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

WEIDER MOVIE HEADS TO FRANCE FOR SCREENING

By Dan Solomon The highly anticipated film inspired by the remarkable story of bodybuilding pioneer Joe Weider has wrapped up post-production and is on its way to the South of France for its maiden screening.  BIGGER, directed by George Gallo, will be screened privately for international film buyers on May 9th and 12th at the Marché Du Film (Film Market), … Read More

Kris Gethin’s Quick Tip #4

Quick Tip #4 – A New Kind of Biceps Set:  Regarded as one of the world’s leading authorities on advanced training concepts, nutrition and supplementation, DigitalMuscle.com Executive Editor Kris Gethin presents his Quick Tips Series, aimed at sharing many of the philosophies that helped earn him global acclaim as an athlete, trainer, author, speaker, editor and industry leader.  Check back … 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

How Badly Do You Want That Six-Pack?

By Gigi Amurao Many people strive to have six-pack abs, tight glutes, and a lean, flawless physique, but what are the costs? As a competitor, I know all too well the trade-offs. For those who don’t, let me enlighten you. It will, I hope, help you decide if you really want to go that route in your day-to-day life, or … Read More

I May Have Discovered the World’s Coolest Company

By Dan Solomon Publisher “People, not products, will make us number one.”  His companies have given way to some of the most respected sports nutrition products in the world, but CEO Jack Owoc’s message was loud and clear on Wednesday afternoon as hundreds gathered inside a Renaissance Hotel ballroom for the company’s annual meeting.  If you aren’t familiar with Owoc, … 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

Kris Gethin’s Quick Tip #3

Quick Tip #3 – Try Cable Deadlifts for Full Muscle Contraction:  Regarded as one of the world’s leading authorities on advanced training concepts, nutrition and supplementation, DigitalMuscle.com Executive Editor Kris Gethin presents his Quick Tips Series, aimed at sharing many of the philosophies that helped earn him global acclaim as an athlete, trainer, author, speaker, editor and industry leader.  Check … Read More

Heart Rate Variability

By Lindsay Kent Heart rate (HR) is controlled by the two arms of the autonomic nervous system. Normal resting heart rate ranges from 60 to 80 beats, and those who exercise regularly have ranges much lower, from 35 to 50 beats per minute. When you begin to exercise, your body releases the neurotransmitter acetylcholine, which disables the parasympathetic nervous system, … Read More

Gina Aliotta Comes to Digital Muscle!

By Ruth Silverman Managing Editor As Digital Muscle continues to grow, we recently welcomed another of the fitness industry’s most knowledgeable insiders to the burgeoning DM blogosphere.  Gina Aliotti was one of the world’s top competitive figure pros not too far back in the day, winning the Figure International at the Arnold Sports Festival in 2008 and taking second at the … Read More

Kris Gethin’s Quick Tip #2

Quick Tip #2 – Hamstring Isolation for Real Results:  Widely regarded as one of the world’s leading authorities on advanced training concepts, nutrition and supplementation, DigitalMuscle.com Executive Editor Kris Gethin presents his new Quick Tips Series, aimed at sharing many of the philosophies that helped earn him global acclaim as an athlete, trainer, author, speaker, editor and industry leader.  Check … 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

Kris Gethin’s Quick Tip #1 (New Series)

Quick Tip #1 – The Single Leg Advantage: Widely regarded as one of the world’s leading authorities on advanced training concepts, nutrition and supplementation, DigitalMuscle.com Executive Editor Kris Gethin presents his new Quick Tips Series, aimed at sharing many of the philosophies that helped earn him global acclaim as an athlete, trainer, author, speaker, editor and industry leader.  Check back … 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

12 Reasons You May Not Be Reaching Your Fitness Goals

By Gina Aliotti The years are passing, and you’re wondering why you’ve yet to reach your fitness goals. You’re constantly trying new things in hopes that this one will be “it,” only to find yourself back at square one, often further behind than when you started. So here’s my list of 12 common reasons for fitness-program failure and some steps … Read More

Nutrition Confusion: Your Top 10 Diet Questions Answered

By Gigi Amurao Paleo eating, juice cleanses, detox diets, calorie counting, low-carb and how to get six-pack abs—as a personal trainer and coach, I get questions regarding nutrition from all sorts of people, from athletes to middle-aged men and women who want to better their health to physique competitors. Often, it’s tough to give a clear-cut answer, as no two … 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

Fit Destination: Vancouver

By Paul & Magda Wilk Hey guys and welcome to the second stop of our Rebel Lifestyles fitness road trip! After spending some time in Banff and the Canadian Rockies (you can read about it in our last blog article) we headed west all the way to Vancouver, a beautiful city located in the Canadian province of British Columbia.  Vancouver … Read More

Rosie “Rascal” Harte Comes to DigitalMuscle.com with New Video Series!

Quite possibly one of the fitness industry’s most uniquely diverse personalities, Rosie “Rascal” Harte is the latest addition to the DigitalMuscle.com family of original content providers.  An IFBB Professional Physique athlete, Rosie is also known throughout the UK as a dancer, a singer and a multifaceted fitness celebrity.  Her most sincere passion is to inspire others, providing the tools to … Read More

Overtraining: How to Recognize It and Overcome It

By Lindsay Kent Anyone who trains for a sport or works out intensely can become overtrained. Athletes in particular are susceptible due to their great motivation and the demands of coaches and trainers. How do you know when you are overtrained, and what can you—and your coach—do to keep it at bay? It starts with recognizing the signs. Overtraining Syndrome … Read More

Mind, Body and Soul: Pilates with Rosie the Rascal!

In the latest episode of her MIND, BODY & SOUL series, Rosie “Rascal” Harte is joined by Alison Farrell for a special Pilates class aimed at helping with posture and an array of transformational goals. Produced for DigitalMuscle.com by Giles Thomas. Quite possibly one of the fitness industry’s most uniquely diverse personalities, Rosie “Rascal” Harte is the latest addition to the … Read More

Triceps Tips and More with Coach Broser at Gold’s Venice

The B-Built By Broser training series continues as Eric “Merlin” Broser is joined by bodybuilder Mark Durando to demonstrate a triceps movement that you may wanna add to hear routine, along with other insight directly from Gold’s Gym Venice Beach.  Get all the latest training insight right here at DigitalMuscle.com. Eric Broser has fast risen to elite status as a trainer, strength/contest prep coach, … Read More

4 Steps to Trimming the Fat

By Evina Del Pizzo In my last post, I talked about being lazy and how we often blame laziness when, in fact, a goal was just not a priority. How do we make it a priority? It’s easy to say that someone has “raw determination” or “mental toughness.” These slogans are great in locker rooms for coaches or scouts to … 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

Sheena Martin Trains at Gold’s Venice (Iron Diaries)

Our Iron Diaries series, presented by House of Pain and brought to you by RedCon1,  brings you a workout with IFBB Professional star Sheena Martin as she prepares for the upcoming Arnold Classic. Recorded at the world famous Gold’s Gym Venice Beach. Hosted by Dave Bourlet. Visit the DigitalMuscle.com Video Vault for More!

Sergio Oliva Jr Trains Chest with Coach Broser

The B-Built By Broser training series presents a new training session as Eric “Merlin” Broser is joined once again by superstar bodybuilder Sergio Oliva Jr for a Chest workout at Gold’s Gym (Venice Beach) using Coach Broser’s SPEC Training System.  Check back soon for more episodes and valuable training info right here at DigitalMuscle.com (filmed by Dave Bourlet). Eric Broser has fast risen to … Read More

Ask the Doc – February Episode: Q & A on Hormone Therapy (Video Series)

Dr. Rand McClain, one of the world’s renowned experts in Hormone Replacement Therapies, is back with a new episode of his popular “Ask the Doc” series – now on DigitalMuscle.com. On this February 2018 edition of the show, Dr Rand responds to a first time user who asks if he should worry about Post cycle therapy while on TRT. Hosted by … Read More

Fit Recipe: Vegan Cheese Dip

From the Kitchen of: Stefanie Antorcha Welcome back to the Bambody Kitchen here at DigitalMuscle.com!!  Today we’re making an antioxidant packed, vitamin rich, cheese dip that is not only delicious but also VEGAN! The main ingredient we’re using… cashews!  Cashews are loaded with essential minerals such as copper, calcium, magnesium, iron, phosphorus, potassium, and zinc.  Looking for lots of vitamins? … Read More

Beauty Series Part 2: Laser Technology

By Nancy Noreman If we are lucky and blessed, it happens. We age. We look in the mirror, and the reflection is older. It is a bit saggy, and, yes, we need to squint to see it. Maybe that is a small blessing—we cannot see the minor imperfections. We pull the mirror closer and examine ourselves. We give a tug … Read More

Sergio Oliva Jr Trains Back with Coach Broser!

The B-Built By Broser training series presents a special training session as Eric “Merlin” Broser is joined by superstar bodybuilder Sergio Oliva Jr for a back workout at Gold’s Gym (Venice Beach) using Coach Broser’s FTX2 Training System in preparation for this summer’s Chicago Pro event.  Check back soon for more episodes and valuable training info right here at DigitalMuscle.com (filmed by Dave Bourlet). … Read More

New Book: The Testosterone Optimization Therapy Bible

Commentary by Dan Solomon There was a time, not long ago, when hormone therapy was a discrete topic, whispered about among the various alternatives to so-called conventional medicine.  Needless to say, a lot has changed in recent years.  Responsible management of hormone levels in men and women has become a gateway to a healthy, balanced and more productive life. Last … 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

Fit Recipe: Heart Healthy Potato Skins

From the Kitchen of: Stefanie Antorcha Have you ever gone out to a restaurant and saw potato skins on the appetizer menu? You think to yourself, “I really want to just throw in the towel on this whole healthy eating thing and shove my face into a plate of cheesy delicious greasy happiness!” Ok, maybe you’re not as dramatic as … Read More

Coach Broser Reveals New SPEC Training System!

The B-Built By Broser training series presents a special 2 part episode as Eric “Merlin” Broser announces his new S.P.E.C. training protocol.  Discover the training program that has all of Venice Beach talking!  Check back soon for more episodes and valuable training info right here at DigitalMuscle.com. Part 1 Part 2 Eric Broser has fast risen to elite status as a trainer, strength/contest … Read More

B Built By Broser (Episode 6) at DigitalMuscle.com

The B-Built By Broser training series features Venice Beach super-trainer Eric “Merlin” Broser.  On this episode Coach Broser teaches a new way to improve the biceps’ brachialis. He also address one of the most frequently asked questions, “Which kind of diet is best?”.  Check back soon for more episodes and valuable training info right here at DigitalMuscle.com. Eric Broser has fast … Read More

Stan “Stanimal” DeLongeaux on Muscle Beach TV

The Muscle Beach TV series continues with a visit from rising bodybuilding star Stan “Stanimal” DeLongeaux.  Meet one of Venice Beach’s most humble and ambitious personalities as he discusses his journey with Dave Bourlet – Brought to you by RedCon1, the Highest Sate of Readiness! Stan “Stanimal” DeLongeaux on Muscle Beach TV

Fit Recipe: Stuffed Cereal French Toast

From the Kitchen of: Stefanie Antorcha Who else is a believer that breakfast is life? I sure am; breakfast ALL day every day! If you’re part of the #breakfastlover movement, this is a recipe you don’t want to miss!  Today we are making Stuffed Cereal French Toast!  The best part is you can adjust the recipe and stuff them with … Read More

B-Built By Broser (Episode 5) at DigitalMuscle.com

The B-Built By Broser training series features Venice Beach super-trainer Eric “Merlin” Broser.  On this new episode Coach Broser provides some variations for side lateral raises, shares the best time to put on lean muscle, and answers more of your questions!  Check back soon for more episodes and valuable training info right here at DigitalMuscle.com. Eric Broser has fast risen to … Read More

Ask the Doc – January Episode: Q&A on Hormone Therapies (Video Series)

Dr. Rand McClain, one of the world’s renowned experts in Hormone Replacement Therapies, is back with a new episode of his popular “Ask the Doc” series – now on DigitalMuscle.com. On this January 2018 edition of the show, Dr Rand responds to a 28 year old asking about the best way to control estrogen and DHT levels during therapy. Hosted by Dave Bourlet. (Disclaimer: … Read More

Fit Recipe: Lentil Barley Stew

From the Kitchen of Robyn Maher  This hearty stew is low in fat and full of flavor—a great one-dish supper to warm your cold winter nights. And after you try out this recipe, be sure to check out some of my other favorite recipes here at my DigitalMuscle.com Fit Recipe Blog!   Lentil Barley Stew 8 ounces Angus chuck or … Read More

Kris Gethin on Muscle Beach TV in Venice Beach!

On a new episode of Muscle Beach TV, celebrity insider Kris Gethin joins the show during his visit to Venice Beach.  Kris has risen to prominence in the world of bodybuilding and fitness through his high profile work in several areas of training, nutrition, motivation and media – making his mark as one of the industry’s most influential personalities.  Hosted by Dave Bourlet and brought to you … Read More

A More Honest Look at Laziness

By Evina Del Pizzo Every couple of months, I conduct an online survey of clients and others, looking for feedback about people’s fitness goals. I generally don’t attach my name because I don’t want their answers to be influenced in anyway. I want honest feedback. One question is, what is preventing you from getting to your goals? The number-one answer … Read More

Fit Destination: A Canadian Fitness Adventure

By Magda and Paul Wilk Yes we did it! We packed up the jeep and are on the long road trip traveling across Canada and the U.S. all the way to Los Cabos Mexico! We started what we call our REBEL LIFESTYLE MOVEMENT. What is it? It’s finding the courage to follow your dreams no matter how crazy they are, … Read More

Fit Recipe: Overnight Pumpkin Oats

From the Kitchen of: Stefanie Antorcha PUMPKIN EVERYTHING!!!!!! We’re about to get our pumpkin on, again! So what’s the big fuss about all the pumpkin recipes? Well, besides the fact that it’s absolutely delicious, pumpkin is packed with nutritional benefits! Pumpkin is loaded with beta-carotene and Vitamin A: Essential for healthy, glowing skin Helps keep strong eyesight Support healthy immune system What … Read More

Dan Solomon: Catching Up on Emails

By Dan Solomon Publisher With everything going on these last few months, I’ve been doing a TERRIBLE job at hitting the reply button on all the emails that come in each day here at Digital Muscle.  The inbox is nearly as full as a crazy schedule that has me running in a hundred directions.  I guess you can say I really need the holiday break!  —  … Read More

B-Built By Broser (Episode 4) at DigitalMuscle.com with Mark Durando

The B-Built By Broser training series continues, featuring Venice Beach super-trainer Eric “Merlin” Broser. Coach Broser is joined by bodybuilder Mark Durando for a demonstration of new moves for upper back and trap development.  He also discusses different protein sources and the best time to enjoy the specific benefits of various protein types. Check back soon for another episode right here at DigitalMuscle.com. Eric Broser … Read More

Training Back and Biceps at Gold’s Venice! (Iron Diaries)

Our Iron Diaries series, presented by House of Pain and brought to you by RedCon1,  continues with a back & biceps session at the world famous Gold’s Gym Venice Beach.  Amanda Machado and Francisco Soriano take you inside their intense routine along with a post-workout interview. Hosted by Dave Bourlet. Visit the DigitalMuscle.com Video Vault for More!

PBW Radio: Headlines from Around Bodybuilding!

On a new edition of Pro Bodybuilding Worldwide at DigitalMuscle.com hosts Eric Broser and Dave Bourlet visit with Classic Physique Pro “Stanimal” plus a discussion about avoiding the holiday diet trap, and listener questions for Coach Broser. The late Shawn Perine is also remembered. Presented by House of Pain Apparel. Use the player above to listen now or access the show with this download link: … Read More

Fit Recipe: Easy Holiday Fudge

From the Kitchen of: Stefanie Antorcha All you need is 5 min to put together this awesomeness I’m about divulge. Today, we are going to make an amazing fudge! And it’s packed with health benefits.  This fudge will: Provide anti-oxidants to fight illness and prevent disease Provide essential fats Improve metabolism Lower cholesterol Decrease blood pressure Fight inflammation There are … Read More

Danny Hester on Muscle Beach TV (2 Parts)

On a special 2 part edition of Muscle Beach TV, Men’s Physique legend Danny Hester goes on the record with a look back at some of his historic wins and personal disappointments, along with a look ahead to what’s next for one of Venice Beach’s legendary champions. Hosted by Dave Bourlet and brought to you by RedCon1, the Highest Sate of Readiness! Part 1 Part 2

The Dangers of Exertional Rhabdomyolysis

By Lindsay Kent Master Trainer While it’s common practice for athletes and exercisers to push through pain and extreme exertion to achieve their goals, certain training protocols have taken it a step too far and are caught in a debate among doctors, physical therapists and trainers over their safety and effectiveness. Prominent in the discussion is a serious and potentially … Read More

PBW Radio: Training Q&A, Matt Porter Visits!

On the latest episode of Pro Bodybuilding Worldwide at DigitalMuscle.com hosts Eric Broser and Dave Bourlet visit with highly respected contest prep coach Matt Porter to cover an array of topics. Coach Broser answers listeners questions about training frequency, lowering cortisol, and gaining mass after a competition.  Presented by House of Pain Apparel. Use the player above to listen now or access the show with this … Read More

Fit Recipe: Make Your Own Almond Milk!

From the Kitchen of: Stefanie Antorcha Do you know anyone who drinks real milk anymore? I’m not really sure that I do; its seems to be all about the nut milk these days. Not only is nut milk lower in calories than cow’s milk, but it also contains many vitamins and minerals naturally without being fortified.  For example, almond milk … Read More

Postcards From Palm Springs – Ruth Silverman

By Ruth Silverman Managing Editor Who doesn’t love a weekend in Palm Springs? The Southern California desert oasis is the perfect antidote to whatever you need a break from. Add a first-class bodybuilding show and the chance to hang with industry friends, and you have a recipe for a Ruthlessly good time at the NPC/IFBB Ferrigno Legacy, which was held … Read More

Ask the Doc – December Episode: Q&A on Hormone Therapies (Video Series)

Dr. Rand McClain, one of the world’s renowned experts in Hormone Replacement Therapies, is back with a new episode of his popular “Ask the Doc” series – now on DigitalMuscle.com. On this December 2017 edition of the show, Dr Rand talks about Aromatase inhibitors and the best way to use HCG while on Hormone replacement therapy. Hosted by Dave Bourlet. … Read More

New Book: Bodybuilding Heroes & Legends

My friend John Hansen is one of the world’s most devoted students of the iron game. His understanding and respect for the rich history of bodybuilding has led him to write Bodybuilding Heroes and Legends, a book of stories chronicling some of bodybuilding’s most defining moments.  John is a former bodybuilding champion and a true storyteller. I recommend this book to anyone who … Read More

True Grit: Your Success Depends On It – By Aaron Singerman

This article was written for DigitalMuscle.com nearly 2 years ago by supplement industry executive Aaron Singerman.  Shortly after the article was written, Singerman launched RedCon1, a line of supplements that has fast become one of the industry’s most successful brands.  With many of our business-minded readers looking for a source of inspiration, we thought it was a good time to re-publish the … Read More

PBW Radio: Venice Beach Buzz / Training Q&A

On a new episode Pro Bodybuilding Worldwide at DigitalMuscle.com hosts Eric Broser and Dave Bourlet catch up with rising star Josh Wade after his impressive showing at Lou Ferrigno’s Legacy event. Coach Broser also answers listener training questions along with inside scoop from Venice Beach, including a recent Kai Greene visit! Presented by House of Pain Apparel. Use the player above to listen now or … Read More

Fitness Tips and Fables

By Gigi Amurao As a fitness professional, I’m constantly being asked questions, many which are pretty crazy and that anyone with a little common sense can figure out. Other questions are more complex, and the answers can differ, depending on whom you ask. Here’s my take on a few that seem to come my way daily. 1) Why does the … Read More

Oksana Grishina Demonstrates Michael Jackson Routine on Muscle Beach TV

On a new edition of Muscle Beach TV, the DigitalMuscle.com crew heads to Lou Ferrigno’s big event in Southern California for a visit with reigning Fitness Olympia Champ Oksana Grishina for a discussion about her final Olympia appearance and a special class demonstrating how she performs her legendary Michael Jackson fitness routine! Hosted by Dave Bourlet and brought to you … Read More

Fit Recipe: Oatmeal Pumpkin Bread

From the Kitchen of: Stefanie Antorcha PUMPKIN season is here!!! Who else is excited?! Not only is pumpkin the tell-tale sign of fall. But it’s also extremely nutritious! (I’m referring here to actual pumpkin, not all of the imitation “pumpkin” flavored treats.)  What can pumpkin do for you? Boost vision Lower blood pressure Improve heart health Help you Sleep better … Read More

Ask the Doc – November Episode: Q & A on Hormone Therapies (Video Series)

Dr. Rand McClain, one of the world’s renowned experts in Hormone Replacement Therapies, is back with a new episode of his popular “Ask the Doc” series – now on DigitalMuscle.com. On this November 2017 edition of the show, Dr. Rand answers new viewer questions on Low T and HRT treatment factors. Hosted by Dave Bourlet. (Disclaimer: Always consult with a qualified medical professional … Read More