To kick-off Team 3D Muscle Journey’s first ever podcast, coaches Andrea Valdez and Eric Helms discuss Eric’s background and how he got to where he is today. The two start their discussion covering Eric’s childhood, what sports he was involved in, and how a childhood dream of working for the FBI lead him to join […]
Injury By Adam Ripa, MS, CSCS
As a strength/physique athlete there are many challenges. Dieting and training are two that most know well. These are challenges that we are all well aware of and, in a sense, we enjoy them. But on the other hand, there are challenges that we don’t necessarily “sign up” for. One that took me by surprise […]
When Should You Start Contest Prep?
One of our most often-asked questions from off-season or pre-season competitors is “when should I apply to start contest prep with 3DMJ?” This is not surprising, as we all know that there is a delicate balance between the two sides of the coin here. On one hand, everyone wants to make sure they have enough […]
3DMJ Strategies for Gaining Strength WHILE Cutting
Throughout this 5-video series, I’ll reveal the strategies I used for gaining 100lbs on my powerlifting total in 3 years. The final gain of 25lbs onto that total happened during the last 5 months while dropping 5lbs of body fat for my USAPL debut.