My Motivation

During my 2014 contest prep my goal was to try and win a Pro card. This is a very common goal for aspiring amateur bodybuilders. Getting a Pro card is validation that your physique is good enough to enter that next higher level of competition. That did not happen for me in 2014, in fact I never even won my … Read More

53 Years Young

So today I turn 53 and I have to say when I was younger a birthday with a number like that attached to it would have scared me. Today however I find I am not scared but proud of being 53 and working towards competing again in natural bodybuilding next year. At the age of 46 I started a journey … Read More

Self Doubt

Some days I feel like I have made zero progress since my last competition in 2014. I have had a couple of major set backs which has derailed my plans to get better and many days I feel like other than being 3 years older I have not really done anything like I had wanted to. I think at times … Read More

3DMJ Podcast #14: Social Media & Bodybuilding

In this episode Alberto Nunez, Brad Loomis, and Andrea Valdez discuss social media, is it doing more harm than good? This is the crux of today’s podcast. Andrea, Alberto and Brad work their way through the positives, as well as the negatives, of how the rise in social media over recent years has impacted both athletes and coaches.     … Read More

Realistic is Overrated

Greg Nuckols over at Strengtheory hits the nail on the head with this article saying we need hero’s and larger than life examples to inspire us to be better. I’ve been seeing more and more people talk about the dangers of having unrealistic expectations. “Oh, if we don’t tell new lifters what’s ‘reasonable’ from the very start, they’re going to … Read More

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