Bodybuilding: top 12 greatest champions of all time

Bodybuilding: top 12 greatest champions of all time

During my career as a professional bodybuilder, I've had the immense privilege of meeting some of the sport's legends. Icons who forged extraordinary physiques and, above all, left their mark on the history of bodybuilding. Each of these exceptional athletes has his or her own unique story to tell...

Leg day: the complete guide to exploding your legs at the gym

Leg day: the complete guide to exploding your legs at the gym

Loved by some gym-goers, loathed by others, leg day is nevertheless an essential part of your bodybuilding program. Indeed, leg work at the gym offers numerous benefits in terms of overall muscle growth and improved performance. But how do you build the perfect session? Which exercises should you choose? And what about...

David Laid: portrait of this incredibly successful fitness influencer

David Laid: portrait of this incredibly successful fitness influencer

Now a fitness model and influencer, David Laid has long suffered from a rather frail physique. Followed by several million followers on social networks, he has undergone an impressive transformation, achieving the physique of his dreams. Discover his story and his journey, a source of inspiration for many bodybuilders. From puny teenager... David Laid...

Who is Sam Sulek, the fitness influencer with millions of followers?

Who is Sam Sulek, the fitness influencer with millions of followers?

He's one of today's hottest influencers, and his name probably rings a bell. Followed by millions of followers on social networks, Sam Sulek is enjoying dazzling success. The young American bodybuilder owes his popularity to his extraordinary muscular development. However, you're about to...

Body-building press: the essential machine for building up your legs

Body-building press: the essential machine for building up your legs

In bodybuilding, the leg press is an essential piece of equipment for all your leg workouts. The leg press is an effective way of working various lower-body muscle groups: quadriceps, glutes, calves... The vast majority of gyms are equipped with this type of machine. Differences between horizontal and inclined presses, position...

Flex Wheeler's incredible journey: inspirations and lessons from the bodybuilding legend

Flex Wheeler's incredible journey: inspirations and lessons from the bodybuilding legend

He may never have won the Mr Olympia, but Flex Wheeler is considered one of the greatest athletes in the sport. His popularity is due in no small part to his distinctive style, as well as to his tragic yet inspiring story. Amputated of a leg in 2003, he has won half the competitions in which he has...

Larry Wheels: from powerlifter to bodybuilder, who is this extraordinary athlete?

Larry Wheels: from powerlifter to bodybuilder, who is this extraordinary athlete?

Larry Wheels is an exceptional athlete with an incredible physique. An avid sportsman from an early age, he shines in many disciplines: powerlifting, arm wrestling and, more recently, bodybuilding. Yet this young jack-of-all-trades has also experienced health problems that could have seriously compromised his career. An extraordinary journey that...

Chris Bumstead: why did he resort to stem cell therapy?
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Chris Bumstead: why did he resort to stem cell therapy?

If you follow news from the world of bodybuilding, and Chris Bumstead in particular, you'll certainly have heard about the stem cell therapy undergone by the Canadian athlete to treat his kidneys. But what exactly does this operation entail? And why does CBum resort to this type of treatment? Well...

RPE: measure your level of effort to progress in bodybuilding

RPE: measure your level of effort to progress in bodybuilding

In bodybuilding, the intensity you put into each session determines your progress. But how do you measure this intensity? How do you know whether your efforts on a set of squats or bench press are more or less intense than in previous workouts? That's precisely the role of the RPE, an indicator used by many...

The lumberjack pull, the essential exercise for building back muscles

The lumberjack pull, the essential exercise for building back muscles

Very popular with body-builders, the lumberjack pull is an effective exercise for working the back. But to reap its many benefits, you need to master the proper technique. Discover tips and tricks for correctly performing the one-armed rowing, as well as several variations that will help you develop your back...

Derek Lunsford: the inspiring journey of Mr Olympia 2023

Derek Lunsford: the inspiring journey of Mr Olympia 2023

Winning Mr Olympia in two different divisions? Only one man in the world has managed to achieve this feat: and that's Derek Lunsford. Since his professional debut in 2017, the American bodybuilder has made spectacular progress. This diminutive 1.68m tall man has surprised more than a few observers by building a...

Mr Olympia 2023: the major bodybuilding event lived up to its promise

Mr Olympia 2023: the major bodybuilding event lived up to its promise

The ultimate competition in the world of bodybuilding, Mr Olympia 2023 was held this year in Orlando, Florida. As for the 2021 edition, I was able to visit the site to enjoy another exceptional show and admire the performances of these extraordinary athletes. A new edition in Florida, before a return to Las...