Romania Muscle Fest Set for Nov 23-25

Wings of Strength, the same production team that brings you many of the year’s biggest U.S. based events, is expanding into Europe later this month with the Inaugural Wings of Strength Romanian Musclefest, an event that pairs professional and amateur divisions under the direction of super-promoter Tim Gardner.  Fans will be treated to IFBB Professional League sanctioned events to include … Read More

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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! Dave BourletDave Bourlet has enjoyed a high profile career … Read 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

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

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 Muscle Beach TV SeriesMuscle Beach TV is a part of the DigitalMuscle.com network … 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

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! Dave BourletDave Bourlet has enjoyed … Read 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

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 … 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

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

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

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

Chest Day at Gold’s Venice with the Stanimal (Iron Diaries)

Our Iron Diaries series, presented by House of Pain, continues and its chest day at Gold’s Gym Venice Beach with Stan “Stanimal” Delongeaux.  Hosted by Dave Bourlet. Visit the DigitalMuscle.com Video Vault for More! Dave BourletDave Bourlet has enjoyed a high profile career in the bodybuilding world for nearly two decades having worked with major industry media outlets, including Flex Magazine … Read More

B-Built by Broser at DigitalMuscle.com (Episode 3) with Lionel Brown

On a new episode of the B-Built By Broser training series featuring Venice Beach super-trainer Eric “Merlin” Broser, Coach Broser is joined by veteran bodybuilder Lionel Brown as the pair discusses contest prep strategies in the final days of Brown’s march toward one of the biggest events of his career.  Check back soon for another episode! Eric Broser has fast … 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

Cutler’s Cali Weekend: Former Champ Busier Than Ever!!!

Our Iron Diaries series, presented by House of Pain, continues with Jay Cutler’s return to the Mecca of bodybuilding for a couple of days to hit Gold’s Venice, have dinner at Cheesecake Factory in Marina Del Rey, and make an appearance with Guy Cisternino at the Grand Opening of a new supplement store in Santa Ana, California called So Cal Supplements. – … Read More

Tyler Hoechlin is Joe Weider

By Dan Solomon Publisher When we first conceived the idea of turning the improbable story of Joe Weider into a scripted, feature film, we knew there’d be challenges. Among the most daunting tasks would be identifying an actor with the chops to play the lead character, a notoriously complex visionary whose story begins in 1920’s Montreal beneath the fog of … Read More

PBW Radio: Tom Platz and a BCAA Discussion

On a new Pro Bodybuilding Worldwide Radio hosts Eric Broser and Dave Bourlet visit with living legend Tom “The Golden Eagle” Platz to discuss the work he’s doing with Sergio Oliva Jr. and how his own career in the industry as a speaker and influencer has suddenly resurged! Eric and Dave also discuss the upcoming Ferrigno Legacy event and the 2018 Arnold Classic, which are … Read More

Iron Diaries: Tour of Mendy’s Gym in Van Nuys, CA

Our Iron Diaries series, presented by House of Pain, continues with a tour of the hardcore Mendy’s Gym in Van Nuys, California.  Gym owner and Bench Press Champion Scot Mendelson takes DigitalMuscle.com on a tour during Powerlifting Night and gives us some of his world famous deadlifting techniques. – Hosted by Dave Bourlet. Visit the DigitalMuscle.com Video Vault for More! Dave BourletDave … Read More

Lou Ferrigno Welcomes DigitalMuscle.com to His Home

As he prepares for his annual Ferrigno Legacy event in Palm Springs,  The Incredible Hulk Lou Ferrigno invited DigitalMuscle.com’s Muscle Beach TV into his home to discuss the event and a variety of current events in the world of bodybuilding.  Promoter Chris Minnes also joined in the discussion. Hosted by Dave Bourlet and brought to you this week by House of Pain … Read More

Director George Gallo: Painting a Joe Weider Masterpiece

By Dan Solomon Publisher In the celebrity-driven business of movie making, true artists like George Gallo seldom seek the spotlight. A celebrated painter, musician, writer and director, Gallo’s renaissance-man skill set would make Shakespeare blush. When the industry learned the story of bodybuilding pioneer Joe Weider was headed to the big screen, all eyes were on who would fill some … Read More

B-Built By Broser at DigitalMuscle.com (Episode 2)

On a new episode of the B-Built By Broser training series featuring Venice Beach super-trainer Eric “Merlin” Broser, Coach Broser shares some great tips on training the inner and outer portion of the biceps. Plus some commentary on low carb dieting.  Check back soon for another episode! Eric Broser has fast risen to elite status as a trainer, strength/contest prep coach, model, author, … Read More

PBW Radio: Contest Prep Tips and Visit and Weider Movie Update

On a new Pro Bodybuilding Worldwide Radio hosts Eric Broser and Dave Bourlet answer listener questions on water manipulation and contest prep. Also on this episode Dan Solomon visits with an update on the new Joe Weider movie currently in production.  Presented by House of Pain Apparel exclusively at DigitalMuscle.com. Use the player above to listen now or access show with this download … 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

The Story That Inspired the Joe Weider Movie

By Dan Solomon Publisher As many of you have already heard, the remarkable story of Joe Weider is headed to the big screen, set for a 2018 release date.  As a co-executive producer of the film, one of our objectives in the early stages of the project was to educate some of Hollywood’s most talented actors about Joe’s life in … Read More

New Video Series: B-Built By Broser

The DigitalMuscle.com line up of original programming continues to grow.  Check out the new episode of B-Built By Broser, a training series featuring Venice Beach super-trainer Eric “Merlin” Broser.  On this episode, Coach Broser provides some useful tips for triceps training and some important things to consider when choosing a personal trainer.  Check back soon for another episode! Eric Broser has … Read More

JOE WEIDER MOVIE SCORES MAJOR CAST

By Dan Solomon Publisher The announcement has taken the bodybuilding world by storm and the best of Hollywood is lining up. The world’s most celebrated showcase of physique transformation was held last month in Las Vegas,  Olympia Weekend, a tradition started by the man who changed the way the world views muscle.  Joe Weider died 4 years ago, but his crusade began in the 1940’s, … Read More

10 Facts Surrounding the IFBB Break-Up

By Dan Solomon Publisher I continue to receive questions about the NPC/IFBB Professional League’s split from the IFBB Amateur Federation. Here are some quick FACTS to help clarify a few things.  To be clear, these are not opinions. These are just facts.  I’ll leave the opinions to everyone else. 1  The IFBB Professional League is a completely separate entity from … Read More

PBW Radio: Sergio Oliva Jr & Listener Q&A

On a new episode of Pro Bodybuilding Worldwide Radio hosts Eric Broser and Dave Bourlet answer listener questions about supplementation and contest prep. Also on this episode Sergio Oliva Jr. visits the show with some exciting career updates! This week’s episode is brought to you by Ironmag Labs and by House of Pain Apparel. Use the player above to listen now or … 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

Bob Cicherillo’s Royal Event

By: Dan Solomon Publisher Fresh off his annual hosting gig at Olympia Weekend, bodybuilding’s reigning king of the podium is showing no signs of slowing down. Following the announcement that the NPC has ended its relationship with the IFBB’s Amateur Federation, there appears to be some exciting opportunities and Bob Cicherillo has positioned himself to take full advantage of them, much … Read More

Dan Solomon’s Olympia Reflection

By Dan Solomon Publisher I typically enter the building long before the crowds arrive, a world-class arena that hosts sporting events, concerts and just about anything suited for its 10,000 seat configuration. On this night the Orleans Arena, two miles off the Las Vegas trip, belonged to the event that crowns the top bodybuilder in the world. When I first see the stage … Read More

Jay Cutler Visits the Troops!

Legendary bodybuilder Jay Cutler, a 4-time Mr. Olympia champ, enjoys visiting with his fans serving in the military.  DigitalMuscle.com’s Dave Bourlet joined Jay on his latest visit. Have You Visited the Digital Muscle Video Vault? Muscle Beach TV SeriesMuscle Beach TV is a part of the DigitalMuscle.com network of original programming. Shot in Venice Beach, California and the famous “Gold’s … 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

Ladies Night in Phoenix! (Event Report)

By Ruth Silverman, Managing Editor Oh, wow. I am so jazzed for the upcoming Olympia weekend after watching the IFBB Wings of Strength Rising Phoenix Women’s World Bodybuilding Championship and the IFBB Arizona Women’s Pro on the free DigitalMuscle.com Livestream on Saturday. For one thing, the Tim Gardner production, now in its third year, is a female-centric show, with a … 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

PBW Radio: The New “In-Demand” Trainer at Gold’s Venice! Plus: Training Q & A

On this week’s episode of Pro Bodybuilding Worldwide Radio hosts Eric Broser and Dave Bourlet answer listener questions about why doing too much cardio before a show is unnecessary and how the Yates’ Style HIIT workouts can benefit your long term progress. Finally, top trainer at Gold’s Venice, Chris “Psychofitness” Lewis, stops by to talk about how and why he took … Read More

Iron Diaries: Jimmy Juge Blasts Arms at Gold’s Venice

Our Iron Diaries series, presented by House of Pain, continues with another visit to Gold’s Gym Venice Beach. Veteran bodybuilder Jimmy Juge, with several titles to his credit including Mr. California, trains arms and DigitalMuscle.com was there to capture all the sleeve splitting action – hosted by Dave Bourlet. Visit the DigitalMuscle.com Video Vault for More! The House Of Pain BlogThis … Read More

Hidetada Yamagishi Visits Muscle Beach TV

On a new edition of DigitalMuscle.com’s Muscle Beach TV, Japanese bodybuilding legend Hidetada Yamagishi reveals why he’s chosen to sit out the 2017 Mr. Olympia during this rare interview in Venice Beach, California. Hosted by Dave Bourlet and brought to you this week by House of Pain Apparel and IronmagLabs. Have You Visited the Digital Muscle Video Vault? Muscle Beach TV … Read More

BEYOND THE MUSCLE – One on One with Jim Manion (Series Premiere)

As part of an ongoing commitment to producing engaging and original content, The DigitalMuscle.com Fitness Media Hub is pleased to announce the premiere of its newest series. BEYOND THE MUSCLE shines a spotlight on the most influential personalities from around the global fitness community. Produced and hosted by Dan Solomon, each episode features a selected guest, sharing their personal journey within one … Read More

PBW Radio: Chris Cormier Live from Kuwait!

On a new edition of Pro Bodybuilding Worldwide Radio hosts Eric Broser and Dave Bourlet visit with bodybuilding legend Chris Cormier LIVE from Oxygen Gym in Kuwait, one of the world’s hottest bodybuilding destinations.  Chris lets us in on who he’s working with, how he connects with them on both a physical and psychological level, and what makes Oxygen Gym … Read More

A Hardcore Visionary: Rob DiMaggio – Industry Spotlight

By Dan Solomon The supplement industry, it’s loaded with dynamic personalities, risk-takers, and innovators. Over the years I’ve gotten to know many of them. No two are alike. Some have achieved ungodly wealth while others have struggled to survive beyond the first year.   The real trailblazers are the company owners, those courageous men and women who put their money where … Read More

Iron Diaries: Silvio Samuel is Back!

Our Iron Diaries series, presented by House of Pain, continues with another visit to Gold’s Gym Venice Beach.  After a turn in life forced him away from competitive bodybuilding, Silvio Samuel is on the comeback trail. DigitalMuscle.com spent an afternoon with Silvio for a shoulder workout with super trainer Charles Glass and an interview with Dave Bourlet. Visit the DigitalMuscle.com … Read More

Dallas McCarver’s Final Interview

By Dan Solomon Publisher In the early hours of August 22nd, Dallas McCarver’s life came to an unexpected end.  At just 26 years old, this young man had already earned a reputation as one of his sport’s hardest workers, a gentlemen in every sense of the word. Known for his humility and a unique brand of southern charm, the news of his death sent shockwaves throughout … Read More

Olympia Update: Danny Hester Signs Competitor Contract (Video)

Defending Olympia Classic Physique champ Danny Hester makes his title defense official when he signs his competitor’s contract with the help of his friend, Hollywood film legend Mickey Rourke.  Exclusive DigitalMuscle.com video shot at Gold’s Gym Venice Beach.  For more info on the 2017 Olympia Weekend, including tickets, visit www.MrOlympia.com. Muscle Beach TV SeriesMuscle Beach TV is a part of … Read More

The Return of an Old Friend: Flex Wheeler is Back!

By Chad Nicholls I’ve been getting a tremendous amount of questions about Flex Wheeler’s comeback and his transition to the Classic Physique category, so I just wanted to address this. First, I’m honored that Flex trusts me enough to help him in his preparation for the 2017 Mr. Olympia Classic Physique. Back in 1998, when we first began working together, I found … Read More

L.A.’s Parade of Built Bodies Flexes On…

By Ruth Silverman Managing Editor Speaking of memorable venues and good times… Last time I was waxing poetic about the Culver City Veterans Memorial Auditorium, the scene of so many Los Angeles bodybuilding, fitness, figure, and physique competitions. Since then, the local shows have taken me to fancier seats and settings, one of which actually brought a tear to my … Read More

Chris Cormier Discusses Oxygen Gym Success on Muscle Beach TV

One of the most popular bodybuilders of his era, Chris Cormier’s post competition career has led him to Kuwait where he has emerged as one of Oxygen Gym’s most sought after trainers.  On this new edition of DigitalMuscle.com’s Muscle Beach TV, Cormier discusses why so many top athletes are travelling to Kuwait to take their physiques to new heights. Hosted by Dave … Read More

Iron Diaries: Chest Day at Gold’s Venice with The Stanimal

Our Iron Diaries series, presented by House of Pain, continues with a visit to Gold’s Gym Venice Beach for a chest workout with bodybuilder Stan “The Stanimal” DeLongeaux.  DigitalMuscle.com senior producer Dave Bourlet was their to capture all the pec pumping intensity. Visit the DigitalMuscle.com Video Vault for More! The House Of Pain BlogThis new blog here at DigitalMuscle.com is … Read More

PBW Radio: Training Mistakes and Hormone Therapy with Dr. Rand

On a new edition of Pro Bodybuilding Worldwide Radio hosts Eric Broser and Dave Bourlet are answering your training question and they’ve got L.A. hormone therapy guru Dr. Rand.  This week’s episode is brought to you by Ironmag Labs and by House of Pain Apparel. Use the player above to listen now or access show with this download link: http://bit.ly/2hYxfGg PBW Show PublisherThe … Read More

Iron Diaries: 360lb Morgan Aste Trains Back & Bi’s at The Mecca!

Bodybuilder Morgan Aste, one of the largest, most muscular men in the world heads to Gold’s Gym, Venice Beach, for a workout and DigitalMuscle.com was there to capture it for a new edition of our House of Pain Iron Diaries series with Dave Bourlet.   Visit the DigitalMuscle.com Video Vault for More! The House Of Pain BlogThis new blog here at DigitalMuscle.com is … Read More

Jose Raymond and Jacob Wilson on Muscle Beach TV (Plus: Bonus Video)

On the latest edition of DigitalMuscle.com’s Muscle Beach TV Series, one of the bodybuilding world’s new pros Jacob Wilson is joined by veteran superstar Jose Raymond for an inside look into a week that started in Vegas and ended in Tampa. Hosted by Dave Bourlet and brought to you by House of Pain Apparel and IronmagLabs. Bonus Video:  George Peterson, Rita Penteado, … Read More

Dan Solomon is Talkin’ Olympia on Muscle Beach TV

On a new edition of DigitalMuscle.com’s Muscle Beach TV Series, bodybuilding insider Dan Solomon is in the hot seat discussing the upcoming Mr. Olympia contest, hosted by Dave Bourlet and brought to you this week by House of Pain Apparel and IronmagLabs. Have You Visited the Digital Muscle Video Vault? Muscle Beach TV SeriesMuscle Beach TV is a part of the DigitalMuscle.com … Read More

Lionel Brown Visits Muscle Beach TV

Veteran bodybuilder Lionel Brown has his sights set on a new chapter in his professional bodybuilding career.  On a new edition of DigitialMuscle.com’s Muscle Beach TV Series, Brown and his new trainer/coach Eric Broser provide an update on their game plan to conquer the Ferrigno Pro event later this year.  Hosted by Dave Bourlet and brought to you this week … Read More

Iron Diaries: Regan Grimes Blasts Arms at Gold’s Venice

With his professional debut only days away, IFBB Pro Bodybuilder Regan Grimes and his Trainer Chris Lewis blast arms for DigitalMuscle.com’s Dave Bourlet at Gold’s Venice.  This episode of Iron Diaries is presented by House of Pain Apparel. Visit the DigitalMuscle.com Video Vault for More! The House Of Pain BlogThis new blog here at DigitalMuscle.com is presented by the world famous House of Pain Ironwear apparel brand. … Read More

Flex Wheeler Discusses Improbable Comeback on Muscle Beach TV

Legendary bodybuilding champion Flex Wheeler has not competed in 14 years.  His recent comeback announcement is the year’s biggest bodybuilding story, fueling plenty of debate, some concern, and a whole lot of excitement.  In this exclusive Muscle Beach TV interview on DigitalMuscle.com, Wheeler opens up on several topics, including his health, his motivations, and the chance to return to the Olympia stage.  Muscle Beach TV is … Read More

Talkin’ Training on PBW Radio!

On a new edition of Pro Bodybuilding Worldwide Radio the focus shifts to training!  Hosts Dave Bourlet and Eric Broser are answering your questions on a variety of topics. Also this week, Neuromuscular Therapist Steve Murphey joins the discussion.  This week’s episode is brought to you by Ironmag Labs and by House of Pain Apparel. Use the player above to listen now or … Read More

Olympia Legend Samir Bannout (Part 2)

Part 2:  On this edition of the Training with the Legends Series on DigitalMuscle.com, Samir Bannout continues his discussion with Dave Bourlet at SixPax Gym in Culver City, California.  This time the focus shifts to training!  Part 2 of 3 – brought to you by House of Pain Ironwear! Visit the DigitalMuscle.com Video Vault for More! The House Of Pain BlogThis new … Read More

Iron Diaries: Upper Body Tune-Up at Gold’s Venice

With the biggest contest of his life only a few days away, Super-Heavyweight bodybuilder Douglas Fruchey visits with DigitalMuscle.com’s Dave Bourlet for a final tune-up at Gold’s Gym Venice Beach as he prepares for the NPC USA Bodybuilding Championships.  This episode of Iron Diaries is presented by House of Pain Apparel. Visit the DigitalMuscle.com Video Vault for More! The House Of … Read More

Iron Diaries: Shoulder Training at Gold’s Venice

As the NPC USA Bodybuilding Championships approach, Toto Djung & George Thibault train delts just 1 week before the event. The Iron Diaries series is a presentation of DigitalMuscle.com and brought to you by House of Pain Apparel.  Produced by Dave Bourlet at Golds Gym Venice Beach, California. Visit the DigitalMuscle.com Video Vault for More! The House Of Pain BlogThis … Read More

PBW Radio Heads to Vegas for NPC USA’s

As the 2017 NPC USA’s approaches, PBW radio hosts Dave Bourlet and Eric Broser take to the air for a look ahead to the big event and a visit with co-promoter Tamer El Guindy.  Bodybuilding talk radio is brought to you this week by Ironmag Labs and by House of Pain Apparel. Use the player above to listen now or access show with … Read More

Cutler on Kai: Jay Chimes In On Muscle Beach TV

In this second installment of the DigitalMuscle.com exclusive interview at his Las Vegas home, former Mr. Olympia bodybuilding champ Jay Cutler speaks openly about the controversial career choices of present day superstar Kai Greene. Muscle Beach TV is a presentation of DigitalMuscle.com. Hosted by Dave Bourlet and brought to you this week by House of Pain Apparel and IronmagLabs. Have You Visited the Digital … Read More

Jay Cutler Talks Retirement & Comebacks on Muscle Beach TV

In a new episode of Muscle Beach TV at DigitalMuscle.com, 4-time Mr. Olympia Bodybuilding Champ Jay Cutler invites us into his Las Vegas home for Part 1 of a 2 part series where he discusses retirement, the idea of a comeback, and other topics.  Hosted by Dave Bourlet. Visit the Digital Muscle Video Vault For More!   Dave BourletDave Bourlet has … Read More