Master Archive

CORTISOL: IS IT REALLY THE DEVIL?

By Chad Nicholls, Executive Editor “Cortisol is BAD!”  — The message has been emblazoned in our minds for years, leading us to believe that cortisol is the devil –  that we must rid our bodies

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Nutrition That Lowers Testosterone?

By Dr. Doug Kalman, Nutrition Editor When you are into bodybuilding, when you are into working out and seek to make muscle gains, most know having normal testosterone levels or even elevated testosterone levels aids

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Visualization. It Works!!!

By John Hansen, Natural Bodybuilding Editor Schwarzenegger already knew “The Secret”.  In that best selling self-help book (published in 2006) it was revealed that the key to happiness and success is telling The Universe what

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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

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When Life Gets In the Way…

By Max Plasencia, Lifestyle Editor Let me begin my first blog by saying how humbled I am to join the Digital Muscle community.  And a sincere thanks to Dan and the team for building something

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Industry Buzz: New Online Editor at MD

By Dan Solomon, Publisher Since its arrival in 1964, Muscular Development has been a leading title in the competitive world of bodybuilding media.  Acquired by Steve Blechman in 2001, the magazine has undergone several changes,

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Exercise and Avoid Knee Surgery

By: Matt Weik Anyone who has had a meniscal tear requiring surgery knows they never want to go through that again!!! And now they might not have to. Researchers are saying that supervised exercise therapy

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Fit Recipe: Protein Mac & Cheese

From the Kitchen of Stefanie Antorcha I’m glad so many of you enjoyed the Apple Peanut Butter Vegan Doughnut Recipe I posted here last week. I always love the feedback! My new blog here at DigitalMuscle.com

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Fit Recipe: Protein Popcorn

From the Kitchen of Stefanie Antorcha Welcome back to the BamBody kitchen!!! Today I’m gonna show you how to make a SUPER easy snack that’s high protein and, did I mention, SO FREAKING EASY!!!!! I call

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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

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Kettlebells: For Size and Strength!

By Scott Iardella In this writer’s opinion, kettlebell training is revolutionary!  It’s revolutionary because it’s a very simple, bad ass training tool that offers many benefits.  After weight training for many years now, I definitely have a

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Supplement Review: Colostrum-Based Bio-Gro

Matt Samansky, Supplement Review Editor Bio-Gro, the flagship product by iSatori, has been under fire since hitting the shelves in early 2013. The controversy surrounding the colostrum-based supplement rivals that of creatine in its heyday.

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Pregnant & Powerful

By Chaundra Tangi I competed as an IFBB Figure Pro since its inaugural year in 2001 and I’ve been personal training since 1999. As a natural competitor my form of training has always been heavy

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Supplement Review: Machine Whey

By Matt Samansky, Supplement Review Editor Looking at my slate of supplement reviews, it’s no secret that I spend a good deal of time browsing the various bodybuilding forums and YouTube fitness channels. This review

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Industry Spotlight: Matt Meinrod

By Dan Solomon, Publisher From Hollywood to the NFL, they’ve migrated to the fitness industry, a place ripe with opportunity.  The fitness & bodybuilding world seems to appeal to all shapes and sizes, with varying

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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

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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

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Batman Was Natural

By John Hansen, Natural Bodybuilding Editor Hey guys. a heartfelt welcome to my NEW blog here on Digital Muscle.  Honored to be a part of this new and rapidly growing media site. Dan and I

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Let’s Talk Supplements!!

Matt Samansky, Supplement Review Editor Welcome to Supps with Samansky, Digital Muscle’s weekly supplement review series! Before I begin breaking down products, I want to take this opportunity to introduce myself beyond what my short

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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

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Cancer Drugs to Fight Obesity?

By: Matt Weik IML Research Blog It doesn’t happen often, but every once in a while, when researchers are investigating one piece of data, they come to discover something else that could be groundbreaking. When

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Cardio for Muscle Contraction?

By Ben Pakulski Most people jump onto a cardio machine with the desired end result of ‘getting their heart rate up’, or maybe to ‘get their body temperature up to burn some calories’.  Sound familiar?

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Straight Talk for the New Year!

By Roger Lockridge How often have you logged on to your Instagram, Facebook or Twitter, seen the images or videos of some jacked dude or a hottie looking amazing, and thought to yourself “What I

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Chad Nicholls

When The Mayhem Begun

By Chad Nicholls, Executive Editor Back in 2001, as the millennium ushered in an assortment of new technologies, I decided to leap into the world of internet forums with a site called Muscle Mayhem.  I

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A Caffeine Study Gone Wrong!

By: Matt Weik When researchers begin a study or trial, generally every piece of the study has been laid out and double checked to ensure the safety of the participants and subjects. However, Northumbria University

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A New Adventure

By Dan Solomon, Publisher My First Blog Entry:   The 1998 Mr. Olympia – the night an underdog police officer from Texas shocked the world……a triumph that changed the course of Ronnie Coleman’s life.  —

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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

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Guru School: My Day with Dave Palumbo

By Matt Samansky My initial attempts at breaking into the bodybuilding and fitness industry were met mostly with confusion from family and friends. “What was my goal?” they would ask. “Are you trying to become a

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Fit Recipe: Pumpkin Pie Dip

From the Kitchen of By Robyn Maher The holidays are here, and we are knee-deep in pumpkin spice season! Pumpkin is loaded with fiber, vitamin A, vitamin B6, magnesium, and iron. There are endless ways to

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