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Bodybuilding

Bodybuilding Basics

Allen Cress is a competitive bodybuilder, has competed in powerlifting, and is a trainer who has enjoyed unparalleled success in his field. In this article Allen explains his unique and highly effective hypertrophy and symmetry promoting bodybuilding techniques. This article is a must read for anyone looking to change their physique for the better. Read More »

BodyBuilding Principles with Shelby Starnes Vol. 2 – Lean Gain Edition

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Sure, you can always pick up unsolicited advice from your local locker room guru, but what are the chances of it actually being good advice? Unfortunately, the odds aren’t in your favor. That’s why we gave renowned nutritionist and successful bodybuilder Shelby Starnes his own column to answer your training and dieting questions. You see, unlike the big guy at ... Read More »

Building Bigger Triceps and Biceps

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Welcome to the Gun Show I’ve heard that 90% of guys would like bigger arms. On the same note, I heard the other 10% are liars. In all seriousness, almost any way you go about it, guys want bigger arms. It is possibly the sole reason you first set foot in the gym. The baggy sleeves on that small T-shirt ... Read More »

Four Laws of Training and Growing: The Perfect Hypertrophy Plan

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The Pursuit of Hugeness There’s a lot of talk online these days about all the ways to get thick: HIT training, body-part splits, full-body training, push/pull programs, compound movements only, biceps curls every hour for 12 hours… Doesn’t it get a bit overwhelming? If you’ve spent any time in a commercial gym, then I’m sure you’ll have seen and tried ... Read More »

Strongman Training for Maximum Hypertrophy

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It’s obvious that strongman training is a great way to build mass, but this type of training is not commonly leveraged by bodybuilders or athletes looking for maximum hypertrophy. In fact, few programs exist that provide a comprehensive solution for those who are seeking a combination of aesthetic, power, volume, and speed work. The program described in this article is ... Read More »