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  • Why WADA should be the testing standard for natural bodybuilding
    Why WADA should be the testing standard for natural bodybuilding
    Sooner or later natural bodybuilding organizations are going to have to agree on “something.” But what? It seems only logical that a common banned substance list would be the best place to start, but they can’t even agree on that...
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    How to take control of your life
    If you're flowing withor being influenced by the crowd and people around you, odds are you'll end up somewhere you don't want to be. I think many people can relate to this. Have you ever just went with the flow or followed the crowd...
  • Julie Brown is a young 53 year old sensation.
    She's a Mother, a Medical Assistant and a Bodybuilder
    There are times in life that life is not fair. You feel alone and do not have a lot of things going right for you. Maybe you did not have a lot of friends in school. Maybe you were the oddball and was left out of activities. Well life is not...
  • Melanoma skin cancer and tanning beds: Are you increasing your risk?
    Melanoma skin cancer and tanning beds: Are you increasing your risk?
    It'sexpected to see radiant, dark tans on thebodybuildingstage, but that comes with the sacrifice of time and skin damage. There are ways to get stage color with spray tanners and creams, buttanning bedsoffer glowing base tans and tight skin....
  • Breast Milk is drunk by some bodybuilders.
    Breast milk is becoming a hot commodity for bodybuilders to bulk up
    Everyone knows that breast milk is the most nutritious food for babies to start their first year or two of life and now bodybuilders are getting in on the action as well. Word is out that the infant drink may help to bulk up the body. According to...
  • The Core
    Bodybuilding: Training the abdominals
    It's the part of the body that everyone is impressed by, envies and admires. It's the part of the body that everyone hates to train but loves to show off when in shape. It's the abdominals. The muscles of the abdomen are extremely...
  • Daniel Strong of Strong Fitness
    How can someone with one leg and a broken heart be a champion bodybuilder?
    Ask Daniel Strong.Danny had the world by the tail. He was an accomplished competitive bodybuilder, and had just opened his own business – Strong Fitness – a 3,000 sf membership based facility in Waldorf, MD, offering boot camps and...
  • Gargoyles on a mosaic in the Museum Capitolini
    The "choice" and false idols that divide natural bodybuilding
    Too many natural bodybuilders fervently defend their juiced counterparts on the basis of personal “choice.” Their standard comeback is that juicers just took a different path and should not be disparaged for their actions even though...
  • Beverly International
    Free two year subscription to No Nonsense Magazine by Beverly International
    Beverly International's product line is supplements that, in my opinion are more than a step above average. If you don't know their products and you use supplements you should learn about them by reading their No NONSENSE magazine, and you...
  • Bodybuilder posing
    Why not eat like a bodybuilder?
    You are probably thinking this answer is easy, “because I'm not a bodybuilder!” This would seem like a common sense answer. However, if you think about the question a bit deeper, it is, in fact, a great one to ask.You see,...
  • Kristen Vidlak is a tough lady and an amazing competitor
    Fighting back from a painful disease
    As the year 2015 is getting underway, how are your New Year’s resolutions going? Have you completed any or even started them. Maybe you are still procrastinating and thinking, I will start later. When? Each day you procrastinate is another...
  • Meggan  Rodriguez can rock any bikini she is given.
    Meggan can rock any bikini
    Time to start kicking some booty and meet those New Year’s Resolutions. And maybe throw in a few jokes. The Examiner has been traveling around to a lot of different places but now we are back home for a bit in Arvada, Colorado where we had...
  • Lasix, a loop diuretic, is one of the most abused and dangerous diuretics in competition prep
    The Diuretic Myth: Why diuretics have no place in physique sports
    Bodybuilding, figure, physique and bikini competitors alike continue to turn to medicinal diuretics for a hard dry look on stage. Medicinal diuretics remove water from the body at levels that override our natural homeostasis and can leave us in a...
  • GROWTH & NUTRITION
    Bodybuilding: Transformation in the form of diet and exercise - phase II
    You have been introduced to building your base of strength and muscle, now you are ready for the hard part, DIET. What makes diet so difficult? Well, if you have tried and failed time and again, the mere word can be terrifying. For body...
  • BUILDING BASE
    Bodybuilding: Creating a base to build upon - phase I
    One of the first steps to acquiring muscle mass is to develop your frame. Many people believe that you need to begin by dropping a massive amount of weight, In actuality, you need to activate the muscles through strength training exercises which...