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Which Sleep Position is Best?

sleeping-positionWhich Sleep Position is Best?

By Craig Banks, DC, CCSP®

As fitness enthusiasts, even with the crazy, fast-paced lifestyle that we all lead, we spend a decent amount of time sleeping.  If we want to make the most of our training, quality sleep is an absolute necessity.  As a chiropractor, I frequently get asked about the best position for sleeping.  


Birthdays, Aging, and the Bodybuilding Promise Land

jimmanionFebruary 17, 2014.  Today is my 46th Birthday.   I still feel like I’m 23 years old, yet when I look in the mirror I see a much older version of myself.  When I raise up my arms, I feel severe shoulder pain; when I take a step to walk, my right quad is stiff and painful.  This might depress some people.  But I ascribe to Andre Maurois’ outlook on aging: “Growing old is no more than a bad habit which a busy person has no time to form.


Bodybuilding: The Evolving Approach

downloadBodybuilding: The Evolving Approach

In almost every profession, we look to the latest research and technology to help guide us to more efficient and productive outcomes. However, if that same research and technology were to be misinterpreted or applied incorrectly it would be wasted.


The Metabolic Damage Paradigm - Overused Excuse?



InstaFamous? Impact on the Fitness Industry



Women Who Fear They Will End Up Looking Like Men After They Start Lifting Weights

anders-arnold-franco-balletWomen Who Fear They Will End Up Looking Like Men After They Start Lifting Weights


This subject has become quite viral lately, but I have had it in the back of my mind for a long time. This is my perspective on it all.

I don’t know how many times I’ve heard these different excuses when women talk about starting training in a gym:


Team GAT Signs Modern Action Hero - Julien Greaux



They realize that nothing great comes without a great  deal of hard  work. I’m honored to be a part of a distinguished team that creates iconic products and employs passionate people with the same competitive warrior spirit that I’ve lived by.”

Julien Greaux

At nine years of age, Julien Greaux decided he wanted to be an action movie star. He was born in Brittany, France, and raised in St. Barth, a small island in the French West Indies not known for lights, cameras, or much action. Fortunately, Julien had a warrior spirit. He began studying martial arts and chiseling his body with weights. Julien practiced judo, Thai boxing and Shotokan karate for over twenty-five years.


Metroflex Gym of Plano is now ...destination Dallas, Tx



Metroflex Gym of Plano is excited to announce we will now be doing business as ...destination Dallas, Texas. After 5 great years with Metroflex Gym we will now be moving forward with our own branding as ...destination. Taking on the title of ...destination reflects our mission to become a “must-visit” location for anyone living the hardcore fitness lifestyle. This will be a “destination” on everyone’s map that should be fully experienced.




IRON MAN Magazine Naturally Bodybuilding, Physique, Figure, & Bikini Championships Bring the World’s Top Physique Contenders Together, January 25, 2014 at TheFitExpo™ Los Angeles




(Los Angeles, Calif… December 5, 2013) On Saturday, January 25, Optimum Nutrition presents The IRON MAN Magazine Naturally Bodybuilding, Physique, Figure, & Bikini Championships at the West Coast’s largest fitness event, 2014 TheFitExpo™ Los Angeles.  Presented by Bodybuilding.com, TheFitExpo will take place January 25-26 at the Los Angeles Convention Center, 1201 South Figueroa Street, South Halls G, H, and J.

 The IRON MAN Magazine Naturally Bodybuilding, Physique, Figure & Bikini Championships will present the world’s most impressive physiques at this polygraph-tested event. Judging begins at 10:30 a.m. with finals at 3:30 p.m.  Entry deadline is January 18, 2014.  The event is NPC sanctioned and is a NPC Team Universe qualifier.   For full contest and entry information, visit www.ironmanmagazine.com/naturally.



The Working Horse Principle

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By Anders J Eskilsson

Let’s look back at the 2013 IFBB New York Pro as the competitors are starting to fill up on stage at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center. There is excitement in the audience already, but some will experience something really unexpected this evening.