Men's physique may be the worst thing to happen to bodybuilding. But drug-tested competitors are actually working against their own benefit most of all!Read More
Head Coach and Next Level founder Christian Matyi – a/k/a "XN" – gives notoriously complex answers to even the most simple of questions. He'd always rather you "think more" than "know more." So you can only imagine what'll happen when there wasn't any question even asked . . .
You never know what his many years of coaching will inspire him to claim as "relevant" to your progress.
How running into a half-naked muscle brute showing off on a city street might hold a secret lesson in transforming your world into a more tolerant place.Read More
We often think success relies on having an overwhelming desire. But Jeff teaches us that desire alone is far from enough to reach a goal.Read More
Competitive bodybuilder Collin Clark has down syndrome. His approach to the sport is an example of how we all may be seeing bodybuilding all wrong.Read More
You might already have what it takes to have a competitive physique. This graphic will show you.Read More
The American Sports Mythos is fucking up your gains.
Here's what you can ask yourself to keep your progress going further.
How should we regard a loss of identity? If you've ever owned an identity – like "competitive athlete" – you may not know what to do when you are no longer that thing.Read More
Great physiques are the privilege of great athletes.
Strength is said to be made in the gym.
Definition is said to be made in the kitchen.
But composition the advancement of either lies on the field.
Leadership and social change is not based being the best. It's not about "who's alpha." It's about who stands up for something they believe in. Stand for something that deserves recognition, don't just stand there and be recognized.Read More
The thrill of the commitment can be invigorating, but like any well, it can run dry. We mustn't keep trying to draw from it just because the first sip was so refreshing. If you want to "have it easy" and "just let it flow as it will," then you have to accept that it can flow right into the gutter.Read More