10/07/2013 | fitness

The Other Side of Strength

In the three years since starting Fitocracy, I’ve personally interacted with tens of thousands of people attempting to transform themselves. Thankfully I’ve also seen many success stories, many of which are in Arnold’s 1% Challenge group, whose members just last week hit a cumulative one million workouts. Read more

08/28/2013 | fitness

Why You Need To STOP Setting Goals

I realize that saying this might make other fitness professionals condemn me to rot in a dark cave somewhere with no company but the voice of my own neurotic conscience, but I can no longer keep my mouth shut. Read more

05/15/2013 | fitness

Fitocracy Arnold’s 1% Challenge Month 1 Winner

Andrey Chevozerov wants to be a powerlifter one day. But between a family that includes a beautiful wife and a young boy and a busy job as a team leader at an IT company in Russia, he simply doesn’t have enough time to train. Read more

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

03/11/2013 | fitness


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

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

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

08/06/2012 | 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

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

07/30/2012 | fitness

Shock Me

I want to talk about how you can use shock to your advantage in your fitness journey. Muscles weren’t designed to be bored. They hate monotony. You have muscles all over your body, just asking for a little excitement. Read more

07/24/2012 | fitness

15 Minutes to Eradicate Chicken Legs

With only 15 minutes of time, it’s difficult to imagine that one could get a great leg workout. What about one that can increase strength, speed, power, and muscle size? Impossible? Not remotely. Read more