Proper Training for the Shoulders

The first thing to understand in big, strong, and well-defined shoulders is to not over-train them. Your shoulder muscles (deltoids, rhomboids,) are designed to stabilize your shoulder throughout a variety of movements with your arms. For example, although it’s your lats and triceps that are primarily responsible for the “throwing” motion, your shoulder muscles allow … Read more

More Westside Barbell Training Principles

You can always tell the members of the Westside Barbell power lifting team by the T-shirts with the Westside Barbell logo and the thickness of their physiques. They share more than just a name across their chest; they also share the recognition of being among the best, meet after meet and year after year. Westside … Read more

Killer Quad Day Redefining Intensity!

1999 NPC Nationals LH 6th, 2000 NPC Nationals HW 7th, 2001 NPC Nationals HW 15th (This routine is designed for trainers who have advanced clients who may have stalled in their progress or are looking for another challenge. This is, in no way, to be attempted by beginners or even moderately experienced trainees. Note: the … Read more

2003 Bodyonics Pinnacle NPC National Bodybuilding Championships Jackie Gleason Theater – November 14-15, 2003

Men’s Bantamweight Men’s Lightweight Men’s Middleweight   Marvin Ward* Lazarus Angulo Roland Huff Kenneth B. Rios Silvio Schillen Johnny McKnight IV George Gibson John A. Fama David N. Wilson, Jr. Mike Su Carl J. Lapeyrouse Jerry Bell, Jr. Calvin Choy Michael A. Echevarria Ed Pettner Marc Jacobs* Henderson Gordon Roland Aki Al Ferraro Mike Martini … Read more

Ronnie Coleman – Mr. Olympia 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001

Biography Born: May 13, 1964 Birthplace: Monroe, Louisiana Education: Bastrop High School 1982; Grambling State University, 1986 (BS in Accounting, Cum Laude) Children: Jamilleah Daniels Occupation: Reserve Police Officer for the Arlington Police Department Height: 5’11” Weight: 280 lbs. (contest); 315 lbs. (off-season) Current Residence: Arlington, TX Ronnie Coleman! The Unbelievable! What can one say … Read more

Mr. Olympia Facts

Mr. Olympia title

The Mr. Olympia has been staged 21 times in the month of September, 13 times in the month of October, and three times in November. In the United States, east of the Mississippi River, the Mr. Olympia has been staged 10 times in New York, New York. Six times in Columbus, Ohio, three times in … Read more