August 23, 2018

First Step is Focus

I describe training arms as jumping off a cliff. Once you do your first set, don’t stop until you hit the bottom. This analogy deals with focus, which is probably any bodybuilder's strongest asset in making gains. 

On arm day, once...

August 15, 2018

If you can combine shape and mass, you’ve got a winning combination. People seem to want to divide bodybuilders into those with good shape and those who are brutal freaks. Why can’t we have freaks with shape? If anyone can attain that, there is no question he will be t...

July 25, 2018

One question we get a lot is, "How is PCA different?"

There are a lot of ways our organization is different, from how a show is run to posing, the categories offered and the overall atmosphere. But it all boils down to our organization being athlete-centric. Every step...

July 9, 2018

Our guest for PCA USA Podcast #30 is Xavier Vazquez, alter ego Mr. Hotwheels, an athlete who will be competing in the upcoming Duke City Classic on July 21st. 

As a child and teen, Xavier had been playing sports for the majority of his life. He played soccer, baske...

June 18, 2018

Our guest for PCA USA Podcast #25 is Aaron Powell of Muscle Potential. Muscle Potential creates custom men's posing suits for bodybuilding and physique. We are hoping to see men's muscle model suits in the future, as well!

Muscle Potential has been in the industry for s...

June 12, 2018

PCA USA continues its focus on the athlete experience. Every aspect of our planned shows is to make the competitor experience better. And we want to be there for our athletes as they prep, to support and motivate them along the way.

For our second Five Minute Friday, we...

June 1, 2018

Five Minute Friday features the athlete snapshot of Javier Baca.

He is 8 weeks out from the New Mexico PCA USA contest, the Duke City Classic. Listen to how his prep is going and his goal for stage. 

May 26, 2018

In podcast episode 17, host Kevin Taylor interviews Derek Elario, the lead personal trainer at Bath and Racquet in Sarasota, Florida. Bath and Racquet is undergoing a massive update that will be the talk of Sarasota.

In this podcast we learn that Derek very well may be...

May 6, 2018

Episode Fourteen features Jeffrey Culp of Culp's Athletic Training Performance Center. He is an impressive athlete, coming from arena football, competing in the Europa, and playing basketball in college. Learn how he overcame extreme injuries to compete in bodybuilding...

April 15, 2018

Your pecs do two things, push forward and bring your arms across your body. Keeping this in mind, when training chest I have two main movements I perform:

  • a pressing movement

  • a flye movement

Position the Bench

The angle of the bench when performing any chest m...

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