Hunter Labrada: Push Session | 6.5 Weeks Out Mr. Olympia
We are back at Hunter's office aka Labrada Nutrition HQ with training partner Jordan Vanderflier and Ben Chow
We are back at Hunter's office aka Labrada Nutrition HQ with training partner Jordan Vanderflier and Ben Chow
Reduce pain, reduce risk of concussion and build a "no nonsense physique" - just some of the reasons to train and increase the strength of your neck.
We catch Dennis Wolf for an on the spot Q&A with some of the inner team and friends here at destination.
Branch Warren gives us a brief, one-take account of Joe Weider and the creation of the Mr. Olympia competition.
It only takes everything you've got! Ariel Khadr has been an athlete since childhood and only competes when she is prepared to win.
The Iron World Tour is 24/7 for all of us. Here we finally get to Las Vegas and chow. Over the weekend we hit up Flex Lewis and trained at The Dragon's Lair.
The Iron World Tour never stops. This time we set out from Dallas, Texas to Las Vegas, Nevada. This first leg of the trip we made it to Albuquerque, New Mexico.
The whole purpose of these trips: it doesn't matter where you go or what country you call home. This is part 2 of our Iron World Tour during the Arnold Classic weekend.
At this point of prep there is literally nothin to it but the do it. Brett and Matt are just executing on what they already have mapped out.
Life waits for no one. Focus, cut the noise, stay diligent and shoot your shot with those huge goals.
Divine here is 10 days out from the Arnold Classic where he will get the opportunity to stand next to some of the competitors he has been wanting to get compared to and is awaiting this moment.
"Sometimes what you are going through sucks, but you are going through it with your lifting partners and just embrace it!"
Destination Dallas's Nick Bagley leads Ben Pruitt through a classic low volume high intensity push day!
"My goal is to put out useful training information for those who are looking to get comfortable in the gym, build a base and go from there."
Olivia Gravengaard and Thomas Allen visit from North Carolina to train push. "We both need shoulders!"
Hunter Labrada back again, now with Liv Roth and Ben Chow at American Barbell during the Arnold Classic week.
Brett Wilkin doesn't miss a beat. "I know I need to do more work and I am good with that. I welcome that. That is who I am!"
"You have no idea the fuel that I get from everyone (who doubts me). I think about that and work harder."
Samantha Jerring is conditioned with hijacking her thoughts and emotions to get exactly what she wants every day.
Meet "Relentless 1" everybody. "We're going to use this van to travel around the U.S. and train at badass gyms and meet really cool people.
In a sit down interview with the 2012 Miss Olympia, Nathalia Melo, discusses her journey from the stage to motherhood and family life.
This particular Iron World Tour segment is part 2 of our San Antonio tour. We get a heavy dose of Texas history and a brief look into History.
Ivana and Brett have made a great life together with a successful training business, supportive teams and successful competitive careers. This didn't come easy or over night.
Martin Fitzwater& Keone Pearson return to Metroflex Gym Arlington to train legs with Brian Dobson.
Jen Ronzitti and Friday Paulsen are at Destination during the Iron World Tour DESTINATION-WEEK and link up with Ian Gaines for a complete shock training session.
We decided to visit our good buddies at Eagles Canyon Raceway in Decatur, TX to let loose, burn some rubber, and put some Texas sized smiles on our faces.
Jen advocates proactively finding out what your passion is. Here we follow her through peak week for the IFBB Battle of Texas where goes through everything needed for peak week.
Find out what you want. Find out why. Write it all down. Then get started! NO EXCUSES
Growth phase... You cant have "gains" without the growth phase and off-season where your body is not in a caloric deficit and your abs are shredded to the bone.
Jen Ronzitti tells you how she earned her glutes since 2013 and how she fought her way back into the top 10 at an ultra-competitive Bikini Olympia this year.
"Id be doing myself a huge disservice to quit. If I felt uncomfortable, I knew that meant growth... so I kept going."
Obstacles will never stop coming as long as you aspire to be better, grow and set higher and higher goals.
The team came together in Orland, Florida over the weekend to participate and watch the biggest bodybuilding show in the world - The Olympia.
In this series we follow 5 Olympia qualified professionals all the way up to what will be the most competitive Classic physique Olympia to date.
We are gearing up for the Classic Physique Olympia 2021!
Darwin Uribe gives us his take on what it means to be a Classic Physique Bodybuilder.
At the end of the day, passion and purpose is what it is all about. You can't give your all with every fiber of your being without passion.
We set out to Eagles Canyon Raceway because driving fast on the racetrack has a lot to do with living intensely and on the edge.
Empowered, relentless, dedicated and motivated women.
These athletes realize the intrinsic power they hold over themselves and it is a constant endeavor that is exponentially rewarding in the day to day.
Check out the June recap from GASP, Better Bodies and Destination.
NEW figure pro Liv Roth made her pro debut in Orlando and we bring you everything as we spend the last few days with Liv and the crew.
"Now that we really focused on the offseason, I am really excited to show you all what we have been working on."
Fresh off a flight and straight to Destination Dallas, Martin Fitzwater did not waste any time training chest and hitting a personal PR on dumbbell presses.
These are "bite sized" recaps of some of the best takeaways from the last month.
What's the best way to always take two steps forward and no steps back? Eliminate excuses and distractions.
We catch up with Branch Warren, Jessie Kinder-Vasquez, Gina Davis, Chris Pantano and Gina Davis.
Demyya abd Taylor train together. They met only three months ago, but feel like they've known each other for three years.
Blindly working and not looking up to see either traction or progress is not a smart approach to anything.
Registration for Better Bodies Challenge in Malmö, Sweden is now open!
Samir is looking to secure a qualification and travel to Orlando with the team and be on stage at this years Mr. Olympia.
"That pursuit keeps you healthy and keeps your mind straight and contributes to why you have lasted so long."
Divine is quickly becoming known for his fresh take on pro bodybuilding and living life in the moment.
We supported Calle Bolund's team "Team Flex" during a recent workshop.
We have a global panel here for this "How's Your Training" update.
Competition always gets Johnnie fired up and there is something great in the works for this year.
This is a personal update of what's happening with each athlete in their part of the world.
Taylor McGehee is a young entrepreneur who's building muscles and building a business
Nearing the end of her prep, Christina Heath shares the highs and lows from her journey to the Pittsburg Pro.
We check in with Bo Jones 4 weeks prior to the New York Pro.
Carina Isaksson is a long time Better Bodies athlete who lives and breathes the fitness lifestyle to the max. Get to know her better!
Martin Fitzwater is of the mindset to have no weak links in his physique.
Competition can bring out the best in you. Provided you are a competitive person by nature then competition will force you to level up at the risk of feeling the burn of defeat.
Divine Master believes in balance and enjoying life while on his bodybuilding journey instead of letting life, fun and experiences pass him by.
When you grow physically you also grow mentally. It's like a 2 in 1.
The body cannot live without the mind... unless one considers merely existing as living.
"Now the goal is to win a pro show and hit the Olympia. That's what we are working on."
Negativity as a habit will 100% determine your future HENCE the title of this small glimpse in Demyya's story... know your worth.
"Mediocrity is not in my name. You only live once, so why not be your best."
We all have a starting point. For Jen, it is definitely quite a few steps outside of what she is used to.
We touch down at Motala Fitness Center and feel right at home...
Ivana Wilkin and Olivia Gravengaard train back together, while being photographed by Per Bernal.
Fighting poverty with entrepreneurship, SF Group have over the years helped establish 500 female led companies in the poorest parts of the world.
Ivana Ivusic Wilkin visits Destination and hammers legs solo in this workout video.
Gymmet Sweden opened the doors to its 6th training facility mid February.
Ivana Wilkin shares her personal story on how bodybuilding revamped her life and her calling through the sport.
Meet Swedish Better Bodies Athlete Henrik Sevilla.
Get to know Swedish Better Bodies Athlete Farbod Chaharlang
We invited our local athletes over for lunch at the Swedish office in Stockholm.
Better Bodies Athletes Dino and Jessica share their secrets for a successful relationship where both are actively competing.
We are thrilled to announce 3 upcoming NPC Worldwide competitions in Sweden!
Check out this video as some of our female athletes practice precision with a training and shooting combo.
Witness a raw and authentic chest work out with Guy Cisternino at Destination prepared by his training coach John Meadows.
Stefan made and gifted us a piece of art that connects with our core values and the foundation of our brands.
When Luciapokalen 2020 was cancelled it was natural for us to find a way to support the competitors.
Kris Gethin and Michael Johansson have been friends for years. They both found purpose in fitness and bodybuilding.
Jon Irizarry takes advantage of having the 212 Olympia Champion, Shaun Clarida in the house to train legs and push each other till failure.
IFBB Figure pro Olivia teams up with wellness champion Ashton and bestie Kelsee for a basic but effective glute and hamstring workout.
Success knows no age. It doesn't discriminate from old to young.
Kris Gethin comes to Dallas for a few days and links up with Hunter Labrada on his hamstring focused leg day.
This year we have really pushed the envelope to give back to competitors globally. Meet some of the champions from Battle Of Texas.
The Iron World Tour and 2020 Mr. Olympia in Orlando has come to an end but the journey continues.
Irene Andersen is competing in her 38th competition in the 2020 Ms. Olympia.
It has been non stop action this week in Orlando. The week has culminated into an epic and historic Olympia weekend in many ways.
The GASP and Better Bodies team hits up the Olympia expo before linking up again at the world famous Kissimmee Muscle Gym.
Jennifer Ronzitti defines what makes the Bikini Olympia the ultimate experience and goal for so many bikini competitors.
Work hard play hard is in full swing here in Orlando. See what the team is up to!
Here we link up with Ahmad Ahmad who is 2 days out from competing in the Classic Physique Olympia.
We're getting ready to steer towards Orlando and Olympia 2020 with our Iron World Tour. Join the fun!
One week out from he 2020 Mr. Olympia we link up with Divine Master at Destination and get a glimpse of what he's serving up for the Olympia.
The glutes are a huge and strong muscle group. To get them to respond you need to make them work and WORK HARD.
Sometimes, more often than not a good plan today is better than a perfect plan tomorrow.
Brett and Ivana Wilkin takes the trip from Denver to Dallas to spend some time at Destination.
Check out the recap from our Iron World Tour Orlando Pre-Party
Kaylie Fountain is a pro bikini competitor who is enjoying her offseason and the workouts that come with not being on a caloric deficit.
If you want a life that is fulfilling and sometimes thrilling, you got to be willing to get out of your damn comfort zone.
Petra has been a part of the GASP and Better Bodies family for years. Get to know her better!
Check out this video to get some inspiration for your own leg training.
Stress can kill any efforts you try to have in the gym or any other area of your life. Check out these tips from Jennifer Ronzitti.
Brandon's story is one of conquering inner demons and learning to live through constant daily pain.
Check out Ahmad Ahmads shoulder workout as he is getting ready for the 2020 Mr. Olympia.
Jackie Masete has recognized that delts are one of the most important aspects when competing in Body Fitness. Check out he workout.
Get to know Jeremy Potvin! Here he sits down with Better Bodies CEO Michael Johansson for an in depth conversation.
Rib Seamless Leggings and LS in motion
Narmin Assria says glutes are one of the most important aspects of bikini competition. Here are some of her favorite movements for glute training.
Narmin Assria visiting the Better Bodies HQ trying on leggings and tops.
Ahmad Ahmad is a champion bodybuilder but has always found himself on the lighter side of the 212 division. Here he is two days out from the Olympia.
Our team kicked off this years Olympia by going to the press conference for the Olympian competitors.
For Nathalia Melo, shoulders help accentuate not only your physique but also a sleeveless dress at a cocktail party or tank top at the beach.
This past weekend we did our first 2 stops on our Swedish Better Bodies on Tour 2019. Keep scrolling for a recap of these awesome events.
Chris Miller, Dallas based logistics manager for Better Bodies is preparing for the physique division of Joe Weider's amateur Olympia in Las Vegas.
Check out Anna Stålnacke's favorite items below. Maybe you'll get some inspiration for next time you're picking between the styles.
August started off with a week in Dallas for me working from our office at …Destination!
This month we're doing a gym tour in the southern parts of Sweden with 5 selected stops.
Better Bodies is available in around 100 countries and our sales team is always making sure to visit as many partners as possible, as often as possible.
16 guys with different training backgrounds and different training goals as well as various history regarding their relation to Better Bodies to hang out.
Fredrik Blomstedt is 28 years, born and raised in Stockholm, Sweden. Fredrik is a racecar driver and here we get to know him a little better.
Everyone is pushing it really hard in the gym so it comes down to who has the best mental game.
IFBB Pro Ahmad Ahmad has been competing in various physique divisions for almost 20 years.
Come join us and hang out with fellow ambassadors from all around, meet the Better Bodies team, and get a workout in.
9 years ago, Nina Åberg was in a traffic accident on her way to work. In 2018 she won the Better Bodies Transformation Challenge.
Our vision is to create products for serious athletes in the gym & fitness environment
Better Bodies is a brand built on the foundation of a healthy lifestyle. A healthy mind, a healthy body, and a healthy planet.
Remember that not all tights are created equal, and we here at Better Bodies take tights very seriously.
Swedish Figure Champion and Better Bodies Ambassador Jackie Masete gives her best tips around how you'll get as strong as possible during the month.
Follow our Norwegian Better Bodies ambassador and bikini fitness competitor Karianne Ramberg during one day.
Men’s Physique Pro and World Champion Pontus Koskelainen gives his best tips around how to reach your training goals in a smooth, fun and effective way.
Another improvement on your ASTORIA SEAMLESS BRA!
I’ve been apart of and have been a representation of Better Bodies the last 3 years. Bryant and I absolutely love the brand
Women had been asking for the camo tights that were high waisted, and Better Bodies obliged.
Changing your life won’t always be easy, but it will always be worth it!
Another year – another successful day! For the 4th time Better Bodies Challenge was held in Stockholm City Conference Centre, this time on March 23rd.
You’re not going to get anywhere tearing yourself down for not living up to expectations of perfection. It’s not about perfection- it’s about consistency.
Rockaway leggings are lightweight, seamless and gives you that free feeling that you can only get when summer hits and the wind is warm.
Check out this video where we explain how to use and improve your leg workouts with our Glute force band.
Nathalia Melo takes a torch to her glute training with a glute training session filled with varying rep ranges, exercises and time under tension schemes.
Better Bodies athlete Chase Bergner shares his story of how he got into fitness, who inspired him along the way and how fitness saved his life.
Great ab workout routine and tips from Better Bodies fitness ambassador Amy Jolly. Check it out and be inspired! Byou
Lift heavier weights – build more muscles!
We are in Stockholm Sweden at Gymmet with Anna Staalnacke and Caroline Aspenskog.
We are at Gymmet Stockholm again with Helene Ahlson and Anna Stålnacke for some X frame high volume back training.
This is what the fitness lifestyle means to Cici Benjaminson.
Helene Ahlson and Brittney Lanae train arms at …destination DALLAS TEXAS.
Better Bodies 2019 product releases
This is how IFBB Pro Chris Griffin describes his approach to training and how he has to adapt to keep his body changing.
Better Bodies is a gym and lifestyle brand that targets everyone who lives the fitness lifestyle.
"These are quite possibly the most versatile leggings Better Bodies have ever made. They can easily be worn in the gym or to a date night." - Nathalia Melo
Sweden Throwdown Solnahallen May 4-5th
Looking for a pair of shorts that can withstand the stress from a hard workout just as well as they can be used for a warm day outdoors? Look no longer!
"These leggings feel really light. They are comfortable and makes me feel like I can move without restriction."- Linn Olaussen
The Throwdown events is a big Crossfit contest with hundreds of athletes competing about a first place on the price podium!
This is your opportunity to get your voice heard and give feedback together with other local Better Bodies ambassadors.
It is fun to workout together. The adrenaline gets higher when you push each other to get better and that for me is the fun part.
May Update from Brand Manager Erika Boström
We find out Blaines "why" and his motivation to stay in shape and build on what he has done this far.
This past weekend Better Bodies was represented at Sweden Throwdown Crossfit competition in Stockholm, Sweden.
Cezar Zulewski is the Nordic Bodybuilding Champion and has his sights eagerly set on the European Championships and his professional status.
Check out some footage from the #BBMEETUP at …destination Dallas, Texas!
Better Bodies ambassador Anna Ståhlnacke shares her training program for the perfet X-shape
Check out her full interview and how she recognized huge opportunities in something that started as an "awkward and embarrassing" hobby.
BETTER BODIES AMBASSADOR SUMMER MEET-UP
This is a sure fire curve ball to your chest training.
The Stanton Oversize Tee is one of my favorite shirts to wear in the gym and outside of the gym.
Better Bodies is a long time supporter of the NPC Knox Classic in Knoxville, TN. This year the show is on August 2nd at the Knoxville Civic Auditorium.
June Update from Brand Manager Erika Boström
Gymleco held a summer party celebrating 25 years in the business, and of course we were there to celebrate their anniversary!
Check out his lifts and some of the intermittent stretching and total ROM failure that he does.
Recap videos from last weekends Throwdown Event in grebbestad, Sweden.
Meet Chris Miller
Meet Nick Del Toro
Thanks to everyone who came out and spent the afternoon with us. Check at the recap and make sure to be on the lookout for our next Ambassador Meet-Up
Better Bodies Ambassador Meet-Up
"That's the fun part about crossfit. You can come here and not have trained a day in your life, and start training.
Carina Isaksson has been in the game for a long time. Check out her summer training tips below.
Silvia Kovaskowa and Daniel Fletcher have been loyal to Better Bodies for years.
Read the story of how Hans had to fight a big tumor and all the things that came with it.
Below Elin is sharing her opinions on which are her favorite tights and legggings for CrossFit and why.
Meet Senay Ozgur
Caroline Aspenskog and Unni Lundblom Edman have put together a Bootcamp workout that you can do anywhere at any time.
We ask Nathalia some questions to get some insight to her success when it comes to living a healthy balanced life after having kids.
August Update from Brand Manager Erika Boström
Living the fitness lifestyle can mean a wide diversity in what and how to exercise.
Nathalias favorite Better Bodies gear
# A Message from CEO Michael Johansson
John Plogell is a dedicated CrossFit athlete. How did he get started and how does training affect his life in general?
July Update from Brand Manager Erika Boström.
Helene Ahlson has been a well known face in the Better Bodies community for almost 15 years. But how did her training journey start? And what is she doing today?
In the 70's, 80's and 90's jazz pants with a flare were seen on almost every woman in the dance and aerobic studios as well as in the gyms.
The Better Bodies Sugar Hill collection are items made of soft and seamless fabric that makes you feel free and comfortable.
We've always had a blast working around the office and getting things done, but we especially have a good time when we do a photo shoot.