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03/26/2013 | fitness

The Spark

If you’re like most people, you’re probably waiting for it. You’ve probably joined a gym sometime in the past 5 years. You’ve bought the fitness magazines. You threw out all the junk food last January. But you’re stuck. You can’t get moving. Read more

03/13/2013 | fitness

Hacking the Deep Squat

I’m going to share some of the hacks for how you too can work on getting a massively deep squat with minimal to no effort. Read more

03/12/2013 | fitness

Sparing the Shoulders

Do you prepare your shoulders for upper body training sessions? There are four main things that deserve our attention when it comes to warming up our shoulders effectively. Read more

03/11/2013 | fitness

Motivation

In early 2010, while I was serving as a Platoon leader in the 82nd Airborne my platoon was ambushed by the Taliban and I lost my leg in combat. I endured 47 surgeries and needed 52 blood transfusions. I fought then, and I continue to fight every day of my life. Read more

03/07/2013 | fitness

A Classic to Remember

A decade ago, I somehow got a job selling programs at the Arnold Sports Festival. It had one particular perk that I couldn’t pass up – free tickets to the Arnold Classic. This was my Graceland, my Disney World and I wanted to be a part of it in the worst way. Read more

03/06/2013 | fitness

Creatine: How Much Should You Be Taking?

Creatine is the most scientifically significant supplement of the past thirty years. It’s obviously known for making athletes bigger and stronger, but that’s not all it has to offer. Read more

02/27/2013 | fitness

Golden Results

When you think about the golden age of bodybuilding, there was always something special about it. The mystique, the enthusiasm, the motivation from a group of guys who took the sport to new heights... Read more

02/27/2013 | fitness

5 Tips for Bigger Biceps

Here’s your step-by-step guide through 5 battle-tested biceps workout tips and training strategies we've used with athletes and bodybuilders to help them pump up their arms and build bigger biceps. Read more

02/20/2013 | fitness

The Best Deadlift Coaching Cues That Work

I compiled this list of the best coaching cues that will help you build a bigger deadlift and stay injury free. These are the tips I’ve learned throughout my career through experience and learning from some of the best coaches in the world. Read more

01/30/2013 | fitness

Deadlift 101

Even though the squat is considered ‘the king of all exercises’, you could easily argue that the deadlift could share top billing. Read more

01/15/2013 | fitness

The 2013 Transformation Contest

Sign up for the Renegade Inner Circle and over the next 12 weeks we’ll be giving you the workouts and diet advice you need to completely change your body. A portion of all the regularly priced monthly membership fee goes towards The After School All Stars, a program Arnold started to spread sports and fitness. Read more

01/13/2013 | fitness

Hacking the New Exercise Learning Curve

One walk through a commercial gym and you see all sorts of whacky stuff. There are balls, hammers, tires, machines that ellipse, and machines that move the ground. I believe there are 4 base movements that everything else in the gym builds upon by association. Read more

12/15/2012 | issues

USC Schwarzenegger Institute Final Presentations

Today I had the opportunity to see the final project presentations of the first USC Schwarzenegger Institute Class, so I wanted to share the projects with you, and encourage you to follow them on Twitter and Facebook and check out their websites. Read more

12/12/2012 | fitness

Breaking Through Muscle Building Plateaus, Part III

You’ve likely heard the saying, “What’s old is new again.” Well, this is true. I’ve read Arnold’s books countless times and recall the countless intensity techniques he spoke about using to busy through muscle building plateaus. Read more

12/04/2012 | issues

Years of Living Dangerously Announcement

Schwarzenegger will co-executive-produce a Showtime documentary series on the human impact of climate change and be honored by the United Nations Correspondents Association as a 2012 Advocate of the Year for his work with R20. Read more

11/21/2012 | fitness

Holidays and Fitness

Are the holidays your body’s enemy? It’s a question I’ve been asked for years—over and over again—by thousands of men and women pursuing every fitness goal imaginable. Read more

11/20/2012 | fitness

Ask the Experts: What is Intensity?

You’ve probably noticed that fitness experts throw around all of the different forms of the word “intensity” quite a bit. I wanted to get to the bottom of just what they really mean. Read more

11/11/2012 | fitness

Basics of Training For Size, Part 2: Full Body Frequency

In the first installment of this series, we covered two very different but very effective means of training for mass gain: high rep and low rep. Today, I want to continue with a brief discussion of some other protocols for gaining size. Read more

11/05/2012 | fitness

Exercise & Carbs: A Game-Changer

It is clear that managing our carbohydrate intake goes a long way to help manage our fat accumulation. But there’s one time of day when our relationship to carbohydrates completely changes. Read more