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

Entertainment Tonight Visits Julianne Hough on Set of “Bigger”

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

In the Kitchen with Rosie Rascal Harte

In the latest episode of her new series MIND, BODY & SOUL, Rosie is in the kitchen…and she’s whipping up something delicious! 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 DigitalMuscle.com family of original content providers. An IFBB Professional Physique athlete, Rosie … Read More

Fit Recipe: Pumpkin Apple Spice Cake

From the Kitchen of Robyn Maher This great seasonal spice cake is a favorite of my friends and clients. Try it, and enjoy! Pumpkin Apple Spice Cake 2/3 cup oat flour (grind oats in blender) 2/3 cup high-protein baking mix (like Quest Multi-Purpose Mix)* 1/2 cup pumpkin puree 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 3 teaspoons ground cinnamon, divided 1/4 teaspoon … 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

Queen of Curves: Vida Guerra Trains at Gold’s

Our Iron Diaries series, presented by House of Pain, continues with Vida Guerra, The Queen of Curves! In 2011, she became an IFBB Bikini Pro after spending years as one of the most sought after models in the industry. Now she’s making her way around Hollywood as an actor and director. Today she trained legs at Gold’s Venice and DigitalMuscle.com … Read More

Fit Recipe: Protein French Toast

From the Kitchen of: Stefanie Antorcha Here in my DigitalMuscle.com recipe blog we’ve made waffles, pancakes, and super delicious versions of each… but what about French toast??? Well, that day is here ya’ll!!!! Today, we are making Protein French toast! What you will need: 2 cups egg whites ½ scoop beautyfit vanilla vixen (www.beautyfit.com use code stef20 to save) 3 … 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

Ask the Doc – October 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 October 2017 edition of the show, Dr. Rand answers new questions on Low T and using HRT to deal with depression or anxiety. Hosted by Dave Bourlet. (Disclaimer: … 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

Diets Suck! – Get Help With Your Weight Plan

By Evina Del Pizzo Did you eat away your diet last summer? The good news is, your diet sucked; the bad news is, you’re probably going to gain back all the weight you lost and then some. You probably eliminated a food group or a macronutrient, thinking that you would lose some weight quickly. Likely, you got so stressed out, … Read More

Fit Recipe: Matcha Latte’

From the Kitchen of: Stefanie Antorcha Welcome back ya’ll!!! Ok, so, today we’re making a super drink! We are whipping up a Matcha Latte that tastes like freaking dessert!!! Personally, I’m not really into the taste of tea; so this recipe, something I came up with on my IG live story, is a super delicious twist on your average green super food … 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

The Rascal Stretch with Rosie Harte

In this new episode of her series MIND, BODY & SOUL, Rosie “Rascal” Harte focuses on stretching, taking you through a series of advanced stretches – produced for DigitalMuscle.com by Giles Thomas. Mind, Body & Soul – Episode 2 – The Rascal Stretch 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 … 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

How Many Calories Do You Need?

By Gigi Amurao In my last post, I discussed the importance of portion control in losing weight. Portions mean nothing, however, if you don’t know how many calories you need. What’s the best way to figure out how much to eat? With so many tips and articles available via magazines and the Internet, it’s not easy to sort through the … 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

Fitness Champ Oksana Grishina: Meet My Family!

In this behind the scenes, up close and personal visit.  4-time Fitness Olympia champ Oksana Grishina invites DigitalMuscle.com into her home for a visit with her family in town from Russia.  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 … 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

Understanding Inflammation: Nutritional Factors

By Lindsay Kent In Part 1 of this post, I described how inflammation is at the root of most diseases humans suffer from today. When the body is injured, the immune system jumps into action, sending white blood cells to the affected area to promote healing. That is called acute inflammation, and you will experience bouts of it throughout your … Read More

Fit Recipe: Protein Pumpkin Pie

From the Kitchen of Stefanie Antorcha It’s almost that time again; well, not really… but kind of!!!! Pumpkin EVERYTHING time! I don’t know about you, but I’ve been singing holiday songs, wearing my Mrs. Clause apron, and filling the house with fall scents since, well, March! This week starts the official introduction of our fall fit recipes; and I, for … Read More

Ask the Doc – September 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 September 2017 edition of the show, Dr. Rand answers new questions on Low T and thyroid health, fertility and muscle growth. Hosted by Dave Bourlet. (Disclaimer: Always consult … 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

Fitness Champ Oksana Grishina on Muscle Beach TV

On a new edition of DigitalMuscle.com’s Muscle Beach TV, Oksana Grishina, the greatest pro fitness athlete of all time, visits as she prepares for her final Fitness Olympia. 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 … 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

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 is a great way for me to share some legendary recipes.  This week I’m gonna switch things up a bit. When you tell the family … 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

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 it PROTEIN POPCORN.  This snack idea is perfect for the kids, or yourself, and can be an at-home go to, or an on-the-go treat! What … 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

Top 8 “Equipment Free” Exercises!

By Evina Del Pizzo For thousands of years, the human race existed without fad diets and insane fitness machines, and people managed to maintain the physiques of the gods. Looking at the pictures in history books, you can see that typical human physiques have changed. Current body types are more overweight than at any previous time, but the crazy thing … 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

Fit Recipes: Back to School Lunch Ideas

From the Kitchen of Stefanie Antorcha It’s that time again!!! The kids, and you, are off and back to school, work, and the regularly scheduled program! Personally, I feel the pressure to prepare a gourmet, healthy lunch for the kids that will impress not only the other kids, but the teachers as well! Running your own business, and taking care … 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

Fit Recipe: Apple Peanut Butter Vegan Doughnuts

From the Kitchen of Stefanie Antorcha Welcome to my new blog here at DigitalMuscle.com. When our publisher Dan Solomon suggested I start things off with one of my favorite high protein treats, I knew exactly where to begin!  Who doesn’t want to have a delicious donut every once in a while… or every day? If you’ve got about 25 minutes you … 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

NFL Play 60 Program: Getting Kids Fit

By:  Matt Weik IML Research Blog If you’re a sports fan, I’m sure you’ve heard of the NFL PLAY 60 Program.  This program was designed to help our youth get and stay active.  The National Football League Foundation has put a lot of time, money, and effort into this program over the past ten years.  While in theory the program … Read More

Fit Recipe: High Protein Frozen Yogurt Treats

From the Kitchen of Stefanie Antorcha Hey ya’ll and welcome back to the Antorcha kitchen at DigitalMuscle.com!! I don’t know about where you live, but it is so freaking hot here in South Florida!!!!! I mean, just walking from the front door to the car you end up in a bowl of sweat! Today I have a SUPER easy healthy … Read More

Fit Destination: Lake Garda, Italy

By Paul and Magda Wilk Hi Guys! Welcome to another fitness road trip blog. As you know, we love to travel!!! Especially to fitness oriented destinations. Today we want to tell you about this amazing place we visited in Italy called Lake Garda. Located in the northern part, it’s Italy’s largest lake and it’s known for its charming towns, breath taking … 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

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 researchers at a Mayo Clinic were running cancer studies on mice, they discovered that the drugs used in the study were also causing considerable weight … 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

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 just got slammed with a hefty fine for completely botching their calculations on their caffeine study. Here in America, we love our coffee. Some of … Read More

Beauty Series Part 1: Hair Extensions

By Nancy Noreman Things that make you go hmmm…and question your sanity just a little. We have all witnessed it and then rubbed our eyes, questioning if we were correct. Wasn’t her hair short yesterday? I would swear that it was. In this case, it’s likely your memory is just fine, and the new ’do you are looking at is … 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

House of Pain: The Return of a Legendary Brand

DigitalMuscle.com caught up with Joe Corbett, CEO of House of Pain Apparel, to discuss his ambitious plan to bring back one of the bodybuilding world’s most legendary apparel brands.  Hosted by Dave Bourlet. The House Of Pain BlogThis new blog here at DigitalMuscle.com is presented by the world famous House of Pain Ironwear apparel brand. Check back often for hardcore … Read More

2017 Ben Weider Award Presentation

By Dan Solomon Publisher On Saturday night at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Tampa, I had the great privilege of presenting the prestigious “Ben Weider Lifetime Achievement Award” to Robin Chang, the talented & dedicated promoter of Joe Weider’s Olympia Weekend.  We were also honored to have NPC and IFBB Pro League President Jim Manion on hand to make it a moment … Read More

Technology Update: Fitness Apps to Keep You on Track

By: Matt Weik The Apple iWatch has been around for quite a while now and has several versions to choose from. Regardless of the version, there are some great apps out there that can help you with your health and fitness goals.  This article will showcase some of the top health and fitness apps for the iWatch and they won’t … 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

Fit Recipe: High Protein Brownie Blizzard!

From the Kitchen of: Stefanie Antorcha I don’t know about ya’ll, but here in Florida it is HOT!!! The summer heat is intense and what a better way to cool off then a delicious, cool, satisfying brownie blizzard.  “But wait Stefanie, what about my abs???”  I hear ya, but don’t worry. Just like all of my recipes, this is a … 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

11 Reasons Why Being Fit Sometimes Sucks!

By: Matt Weik IML Blog Ok, being fit doesn’t really suck. But, there are some instances where it can cause a bit of frustration.  This article is meant to be fun — showcasing some of those unexpected headaches that being fit can cause.  If you’re among the seriously fit, I’m hoping you chuckle reading it….the way I did writing it. … Read More

Portion Control and Serving Sizes: How Much Should You Eat?

By Gigi Amurao Over the past decade or so, portion sizes have tripled in the U.S., a key factor in the devastating increase in obesity among children and adults. Supersized portions at fast-food restaurants have distorted what Americans consider a normal meal, and that affects how we eat at home. Larger portions mean more calories, which in turn can aid … 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

Fit Recipe: Fat Free Protein Spinach Dip

From the Kitchen of: Stefanie Antorcha It’s that time of year; summertime is here! It’s time for bathing suits, family vacations and BBQ. The good news is we can do it all AND still stay fit and healthy doing it! Today I’m going to give you a recipe for one of my SUPER popular requests! Today we will make a … Read More

Understanding Inflammation – Part 1

By Lindsay Kent BeautyFit Blog Inflammation is a common term that encompasses both acute and chronic conditions in the body. Acute inflammation occurs when the body experiences an injury or illness and then produces the hormonal response to healing, removing the intruder. For example, when you accidentally cut your skin, your body immediately produces hormones and chemicals to heal the … 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

Is Coffee Making You Fat?

By: Matt Weik IML Blog Coffee, the most consumed morning beverage ever. In fact, they say that around 54% of American adults need their cup of Joe every morning, regardless of the temperature outside.  Have you ever gone past a Starbucks or Dunkin Donuts and no one was in line?  Me neither.  I don’t even think it’s possible.  People wait … Read More

Plyometrics: Give Your Workouts a Boost!

By: Evina Del Pizzo Power development is not just for athletes. It has tremendous benefits for the general population as well. How is power developed? Plyometrics! The word plyometric is a combination of two Greek words—plio, which means “more,” and metric, or “measure.” Literally, then, it means a “greater measure,” but a practical definition of plyometric exercises would be, “quick, … 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

Fit Recipe: Low Carb Nutella Crepes

From the Kitchen of Stefanie Antorcha In the Bambody kitchen today here at Digital Muscle we’re going to spend about 10 min whipping up a delicious high protein, low carb crepe. If your summer is anything like mine, between work, kids, and… well… life,  time is something we don’t have a lot of so every minute counts. Try carving out … Read More

Ask the Doc – July 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 July 2017 edition of the show, Dr. Rand answers more questions, sharing years of experience in the field.  Released on July 14th, 2017. Hosted by Dave Bourlet. (Disclaimer: Always … Read More

Fitness Certifications: A Closer Look

By: Matt Weik IML Blog What Fitness Trainer Certification Do You Need? I have a feeling this article may ruffle some feathers, but the facts are the facts. I’ve been a certified personal trainer, strength and conditioning specialist, and sports nutritionist for many years. Guess how many of my clients have asked me who I’m certified through?  The answer is … Read More

Moderate Alcohol for Extreme Bodybuilding?

By Dr. Scott Stevenson, PhD House of Pain Blog Decades later, Arnold Schwarzenegger’s “advices” about bodybuilding still inspire introspection (or at least an occasional quotation): Is milk just for babies and should real bodybuilders drink beer? Firstly, from a muscle building standpoint, it’s pretty clear that milk is not “just for babies,” as milk proteins are highly anabolic (4-6, 8, … Read More

Meet Bikini Star Sheena Martin (Video)

Rising IFBB Bikini Star Sheena Martin visits with Dave Bourlet in Venice Beach. Meet the New York Pro Bikini champion in this exclusive DigitalMuscle.com interview presented by House of Pain Ironwear. Visit the Digital Muscle 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 … Read More

PBW Radio Returns…Moves to Venice Beach! (Listen Now)

In a move to restore one of bodybuilding’s great traditions, Pro Bodybuilding Worldwide Radio (PBW) resumes its production schedule, broadcasting from a new location, with new hosts and a new format.  Launched in 2005 by Dan Solomon, the program, presented by DigitalMuscle.com, has logged more than 500 hours of programming, spanning 13 seasons of bodybuilding industry coverage.  The program is the only media … Read More

Gym Style – What’s Yours?

By: Matt Weik The IML Blog Everyone wants to be fashionable. Sometimes people create their own style instead of following trends—and that’s perfectly fine.  Days of the old man sweatpants and beat up t-shirt are gone.  We are in an era where fitness meets fashion.  With brands popping up all over, it’s tough to decide who you want to support. … Read More

Olympia Legend Samir Bannout (Part 1)

Only 13 men have won the Mr. Olympia title.  On this new edition of Training with the Legends on DigitalMuscle.com, Samir Bannout visits with Dave Bourlet at SixPax Gym in Culver City, California for a no holds barred discussion on the way things were…and what they’ve become. Part 1 of 3 – brought to you by House of Pain Ironwear! … Read More

Bikini Competitors: Do You Need a Custom Suit?

Ask the Bikini Coach By Gigi Amurao Hi Coach, Do I really have to get a custom-made suit to do a bikini competition? I can’t really afford one—I’m thinking I’ll get one off the rack, at least for my first show. Does it really matter? I get asked this question all the time, and to be honest, it really is … Read More

Sergio Oliva Jr on Muscle Beach TV (Part 2)

Part 2 His father was one of the most storied bodybuilders of all-time. In Part 2 of a special edition of Muscle Beach TV, IFBB Pro Bodybuilding Champion Sergio Oliva Jr continues his conversation with Dave Bourlet to discuss his remarkable journey in a sport that has defined his family name for nearly 70 years. Recorded outside the famous Gold’s … Read More

Fit Recipe: Cauliflower Mac n’ Cheese

From the Kitchen of Stefanie Antorcha Hey ya’ll!!! Today in the DigitalMuscle.com Bambody Kitchen we’re going to add a little twist to our popular Protein Mac and Cheese (I shared that recipe here a few weeks back). This Cauliflower Mac N’ Cheese is a SUPER low carb version that will have your taste buds screaming with excitement and your summer body … Read More

Iron Diaries: Back Training at Gold’s Venice! (Video)

On a new edition of Iron Diaries at DigitalMuscle.com, Dave Bourlet catches up with bodybuilder Toto Djong as he preps for the upcoming NPC USA’s and his training partner George Thibault at Gold’s Venice. Filmed on June 22nd, 2017 (Less than 6 weeks from contest day). Brought to you by House of Pain Ironwear! Also See: Olympia Champ Dexter Jackson … Read More

Goat Yoga is Real – We “Kid” You Not!

By: Matt Weik IML Blog I had a little fun with the title, so sue me, it’s funny! (If you don’t get it, look up the definition of a baby goat).  If you’re still with me and you stopped laughing (probably at me), there’s actually a new fitness trend called “Goat Yoga.”  No, this isn’t a joke (I’ll spare you … Read More