The Five Worst Foods to Ever Eat

by:In my field of diet and exercise, I am often asked what the top 5 worst foods are. And the answers may be so shocking to you because they are foods that most of us consume daily! I have listed them here. But don’t worry, I have given you wonderful healthy substitutes to replace them […]

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The Most Effective Cutting Diet

by:  Layne Norton Pre-Contest Dieting: Obviously the most pertinent issue regarding pre-contest preparation is the diet aspect of preparation. It is not enough to just clean up what you eat, it must be far more drastic than that. When you see the winner of a bodybuilding competition onstage, rest assured they tracked their calories, carbs, […]

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Q&A with Top NPC Bikini Competitor Cher Nicolas

bodyplaces.com interviewing Top NPC Bikini competitor Cher Nicolas Height/Weight: 5’0    112 in season/118 off-season Q. How long have you been training? A. Weight-training was a gym class elective at my high school and instead of opting out of phys ed I chose that. From that point, it’s been about 9 solid years of my continually […]

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How Strict Should Your Weight Loss Program Be

by: Tom Venuto Depriving yourself of foods you enjoy is not productive to your fat loss efforts in the long run. If you want to lose fat permanently and healthfully without going crazy with cravings or battling with binges, then here’s what you must do instead… Find a sensible way to work even your most […]

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Nutrition And Hormonal Manipulation

by: Jim Brewster In many of my articles over the years, I have promoted an approach to training that takes full advantage of manipulating your body’s natural production of anabolic hormones. One area I have not gone into great detail about is the idea of insulin manipulation through the use of carbohydrates and supplements. This […]

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Five Reasons To Use Nitric Oxide

Nitric oxide (NO) is an important signaling molecule that acts in many tissues to regulate a diverse range of physiological and cellular processes. It’s role was first discovered by several groups who were attempting to identify the agent responsible for promoting blood vessel relaxation and regulating vascular tone. This agent was termed endothelium-derived relaxing factor […]

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Never Go Hungry with Power Foods

The Power of Food These 12 power foods make up a large part of your diet. The more of these foods you eat, the better your body will be able to increase lean muscle mass and avoid storing fat. They have been proven to do one or more of the following: Builds muscle Helps promote […]

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Arnold Schwarzenegger – Total Back Training

Arnold Schwarzenegger – Total Back Training Developing your back to the maximum is an absolute necessity if you want a massive upper body, because that’s where the largest muscles of the upper body, the latissimus dorsi and the trapezius, reside. Your back makes up almost one-third of your body. Needless to say, bodybuilders who ignore […]

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