10 Ways to Get Big and Strong


Note from Vic: This is a guest article from my good friend John Doe Bodybuilding. John Doe is one of the most knowledgable guys I know. I even went to him for some diet planning a while back. His knowledge is real, his physique speaks for itself, and he talks openly about the realities of bodybuilding. But I'll let him do the talking... Enter John … [Read more...]

How it Pays to Be Big


From the desk of Victor Pride Subj: The balance between bodybuilding, health, wealth and business. Pictured: Victor Pride and podcast guest Mike Cernovich.  --------------- Let me paint the picture... We were at the shopping mall. Two girlies were eye-balling us and giggling as they sat with their little male friend (who I assumed was gay but … [Read more...]

How to Become a Genetic Freak

Dr. Jeffrey life

From the desk of Victor Pride Subj: 3 steps to greatness ------------------------ Recently I was in the gym, lifting some weights and having a joke with some of the guys in the gym. One of the fellows, a nice enough guy, called me a name that had me laughing out loud. He called me a "genetic freak". A "genetic freak" in bodybuilding terms is a mythical … [Read more...]

How Winning is Done


Morning, friends. And a beautiful morning she is. OK, to be honest it's night time for me. I'm on the other side of the world at the moment. Bangkok, to be precise. But I did have a nice morning and I hope you do the same. On Bold and Determined I have said over and over again that losers will always try and take you down a peg or two. Self improvement is … [Read more...]

How to Go From ‘Skinny Fat’ to Superman


Hello friends. Let's talk about 6-pack abs and weight training, shall we? Recently I showed an old picture of myself to a lady friend and her exact words were "wow, you were small AND fat". Which was true, I was skinny and fat. We chuckled a bit but the reality was that my body was completely normal, it's only now that I'm fit that my body is … [Read more...]

The Evolution of Pride


Friends, Today I have a very special post for you. I am going to share with you the BOLD & DETERMINED MISSION. I am going to share with you picture proof that what I am saying to you is true. I am going to share a confession with you. I would like to ask one question of you before you read this article: Do you aspire to be a better man? I don't mean … [Read more...]

Be Somebody with a Body


Hello friends of Bold & Determined. Long time readers and new readers alike will all know that here at the Thunderdome we are big on strength, weight training and muscular development. Recently a study came out that confirms what I can already see with my own eyeballs: men with upper body strength are less likely to support wealth redistribution and men … [Read more...]

The 3 Part Solution for Building Impressive Arms

Big arms. We all want them. Every day in the gym you'll see fellas pounding out curls for the girls, trying to build up their arms. The thing about arms is that for some guys they are easy to build, for other guys they are hard to build. Next time you are in the gym you can take a look around and you may notice a few things. Guys that have big arms … [Read more...]

The Most Important Year in Bodybuilding

Imagine 7 years ago... I was in the gym shoulder pressing 27.5 lb dumbbells. I wasn't just pressing them, I was struggling. 27.5 lb dumbbells are just about as lightweight as you can get. Girls can do those weights with ease. In fact, the whole time I was pressing those light weights and struggling there was a young lady in the gym staring at me the whole … [Read more...]

Spartan Friday – How to Spend Money on Black Friday and Keep a Clean Conscience


Hello friends, I want to share with you a recent email I received from a young man named John. John was kind enough to attach his review of Body of a Spartan. I have posted it in full below. ------------------------------------- Hello, Victor.  Thanks for Body of a Spartan.  It changed my life. My review is posted below: “Five months ago, I started a … [Read more...]