By Steve Downs, C.S.C.S.

Ask any iron hurler in the gym which protein source he grows best on and the answer will be practically universal: “I eat chicken because it’s lean, but I get biggest and strongest eating red meat.” Back in the ’70s, when Arnold and Franco were kings – and folks like Purdue didn’t mass-produce chicken breasts yet – red meat was the supreme choice of musclemen worldwide.
Kai Greene

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KAI’S QUEST CAPTURED IN DVD “A New Breed – Vol. 1 Overkill.”

By Andrew Oye
Apr 8, 2010

The Scoop: Just Announced: IFBB Pro Kai Greene releases his new DVD titled “Kai Greene – A New Breed – Vol. 1 Overkill.” Greene’s first bodybuilding documentary film, ” Overkill” is the first release in the “New Breed” trilogy. The flick follows his inspirational and punishing preparation for the 2009 Mr. Olympia contest.

From his standout physique to his unrelenting dedication and philosophical approach, Greene is one of the most talked-about competitors in modern pro bodybuilding. “Overkill” captures his core, showing the day-to-day struggle of intense training and dieting to reach physical perfection.

The “So What?”: The DVD takes viewers inside Greene’s grueling quest, including 7 weeks of isolation in the desert, that ultimately resulted in a 4th place finish at an Olympia debut many fans wanted him to win. Yet, Greene went on to achieve some redemption with successful defenses of his 2009 Arnold Classic and 2009 Australian Pro titles, winning both shows again in 2010.
Andrew Oye’s verdict: Maybe this new film will give more insight into the world of an enigmatic (some say eccentric) athlete among the new breed of pro bodybuilders.

2010 Arnold Classic Prejudging

2010 Arnold Classic Prejudging

ProSource footage from the 2010 Arnold Classic Prejudging: Dexter Jackson, Phil Heath, Kai Greene, and Branch Warren

Tommy Hanson Looks To Continue His Torrid Pace

By Daniel Collier
Apr 2, 2010

With the start of the baseball season just days away, pitcher Tommy Hanson is preparing for just his second season (first full) in the big leagues. A year ago the young phenom was still battling at this point just to prove he deserved a spot in the Atlanta Braves starting rotation, he’s now viewed by many as the ace of the staff.


Ultimately getting called up in June of last year, Hanson didn’t take long to impress, shutting out both the Red Sox and Yankees just weeks into his debut. More than living up to the hype Hanson was flat out dominant in his 20 big league starts and routinely drew comparisons from manager Bobby Cox, to another pitcher he managed years before… You may have heard of him, future hall of famer John Smoltz.

Finishing the season with 2.89 ERA and 12-4 overall record, Hanson was voted runner-up for the National League rookie of the year award and most believe he would have won had he been with the Braves all season.

At just 23, and only 20 major league stars under his belt, the 6 foot 6, 230 pound right-hander has already assembled a list remarkable professional achievements. However, nothing however personifies the type of pitcher Hanson is better than his start against the Boston Red Sox. Sick with 104-degree fever just the night before the game, Hanson showed up at the stadium the next morning and pitched six shutout innings against one of the best offensive teams in the league. Pitching coach Roger McDowell would later say; “The great ones are the ones that don’t miss starts. That’s the key to being a top-of-the-rotation guy. A lot of guys have talent. The great ones have a presence – a very self-assured presence. That combination is fairly rare.” I think it’s safe to say that Tommy fits this description.

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ProSource Media Talks Exclusively With Hugh Jackman at the World Premiere of X-Men Origins: Wolverine

article 2009 x men origins wolverine ProSource Media Talks Exclusively With Hugh Jackman at the World Premiere of X Men Origins: Wolverine It’s not true that Hugh Jackman owns the entire world, these days. It just seems that way.
The accomplished actor and reigning People Magazine “Sexiest Man Alive” has appeared in a string of critical and commercial big-screen blockbusters in recent years and is now poised to cement his reputation as a supreme “A-list” leading man with his newest and biggest movie yet … X-Men Origins: Wolverine.

Even as Jackman’s popularity has soared among moviegoers, he has developed a huge fanbase among bodybuilders and athletes who admire the star’s commitment to a rigorous workout regimen and his ability to transform his physique to match specific movie roles. Recently, for instance, Jackman trimmed down and leaned out to the extreme to portray a cattle drover in the Outback romance, Australia, then added several pounds of rock-hard muscle to prepare for his latest screen turn as the dynamic and conflicted Wolverine in the X-Men Origins: Wolverine.

Raves for the First Summer Blockbuster of 2009

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