Ali McClafferty: WBFF Pro and CEO of Talks With Intense Fitness

Quick Stats: Age: 26 Location: Kansas Weight Off-Season: 150 Weight Contest: 140 Occupation: Registered Nurse and Co-owner of Achievements: High School: 2x State Champion High Jumper, 1x State Champion Basketball Played


F-A-T-S. Yeah, it’s a four-letter word, but — as you’re about to see — the right kinds of fats actually do a body(builder) good. Whether your goal is getting huge or getting

Build A Bigger and Better Body With Amino Acids

If you want to build a better body you absolutely need at least a basic understanding of all the amino acids, both essential and non-essential, since they are involved in so many

HST: The Complete Hypertrophy-Specific Training Guide

Hypertrophy-Specific Training™ arose out of the research looking at both the stimuli and mechanisms for muscle cell hypertrophy. Hypertrophy-Specific Training (HST) is based on physiological principles of hypertrophy first discovered in the


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Does Cardio After an Overnight Fast Maximize Fat Loss?

A common fat burning strategy employed by bodybuilders, athletes, and fitness enthusiasts is to perform cardiovascular exercise early in the morning on an empty stomach. This strategy was popularized by Bill Phillips

5 Fitness & Nutrition Myths Debunked

Myths just made life a lot harder. That’s because fitness and nutrition misinformation fool men and women into being confused and frustrated in their journey to creating a healthier lifestyle. Even when

Libby DiBiase: Crossfit Superstar Talks With Intense Fitness

Tell us a little about yourself and how you got started with training? I’ve always loved sports; I grew up in gymnastics and track and field. I continued track and field through