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09/27/2012 | video

Importance of Post-Partisanship

Discussion with Senator John McCain, former Governors Charlie Crist, Tom Ridge, Bill Richardson and former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle here. Ben Smith from Buzzfeed moderated. Read more

09/27/2012 | issues

Schwarzenegger Institute Symposium

A series of conversations featuring the former California governor and a lineup of national and international leaders in politics, policy, and entertainment. Read more

09/26/2012 | fitness

Why Do We Get Fat?

Most people will say we get fat because we eat too much and exercise too little. Enter, the 100 calorie snack pack. Read more

09/19/2012 | fitness

Six Things Your Gym Must Have

Most gyms are not interested in whether you meet your goals or not. It’s ironic that the place you go to get in shape may be what’s holding back your progress. Read more

09/12/2012 | fitness

Bench Press 101

No other exercise is more revered than the bench press. The majority of lifters are typically immersed in endless sets of every bench press variation you could imagine. Read more

09/10/2012 | fitness

The Art of Flipping the Switch

What’s your current ambition? I would imagine waking up every morning without a goal could be very lackluster. And, don’t play down the importance of your goal, what you desire and/or whether or not you can achieve it. Read more

09/07/2012 | fitness

Carb Back-Loading: Training Without Carbs

Stripping carbs from your diet appears to make the central nervous system function with greater efficiency—as motor signals increase in amplitude. This allows for an increase in single-rep power production and fine-motor control. In other words, your ability to coordinate movement is augmented by the absence of carbs. Read more

09/05/2012 | fitness

Intensity vs. Inanity

Bottom line: This stuff is hard. It's supposed to be hard. If getting a great body was easy, every woman would look Jessica Biel, and every guy would have a body like Kellan Lutz. Read more

09/05/2012 | fitness

Train Muscles NOT Movements!

If your primary training goal is to GET BIGGER muscles (i.e. increase hypertrophy), we’ve found it’s best to focus on training MUSCLES, not movements because your goal is about muscles: bigger shoulders & chest, wider lats, harder butt, etc. Read more

08/21/2012 | fitness

Carb Back-Loading Step 1: Breakfast

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It will make you a healthy, happy, ripped, jacked, lean, energetic sex and training machine. But I tell them to stop eating breakfast and you shouldn’t be eating it, either. Read more

08/20/2012 | video

Congratulations, Todd

I was shocked by your response to the voicemail contest. http://schwarzenegger.com/totalrecallbook Read more

08/12/2012 | fitness

The Most Powerful Training Tool

If you are having a difficult time finding motivation to train, then you must focus your time and attention on doing the things you LOVE. Read more

08/08/2012 | fitness

Pick up Heavy Stuff

In the early days of strength training there were no squat stands or bench presses. The deadlift was the premier exercise for building size and strength, as it should be. Read more

08/06/2012 | fitness

Just 1 Percent

Start with 1%. Pledge to spend 15 minutes each day on your health. As you progress, the time you devote to fitness will undoubtedly go up, but I’m asking you for only 1% now. Read more

08/02/2012 | issues

USC Schwarzenegger Institute for State and Global Policy

University of Southern California President C. L. Max Nikias and Arnold Schwarzenegger, 38th governor of California, announced the establishment of the USC Schwarzenegger Institute for State and Global Policy, which will be housed in the USC Price School of Public Policy. Read more

08/01/2012 | fitness

Carb Back-Loading: What’s Old Is New

When you first wake up every morning, your body is primed to burn fat. The worst thing you could do at this time is to have a classic American breakfast, including foods like juice, toast, or cereal. Read more

07/31/2012 | fitness

Four Must-Try Mobility Drills

Here are four mobility drills to get you started, but the important thing that I want to bring to light is that only four drills can go a very long way in improving the way you move. Read more