Diet and Nutrition

Bodybuilding

Getting to Know The Squat

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If you’re serious about your strength, physique or physical prowess in general, the squat is arguably the best lift you can learn to perform in the gym. Simply put, there are a plethora of reasons you should start squatting TODAY even if you’ve never tried them before. And if you’ve been doing them for years, hopefully you’ll learn something along ... Read More »

Baby Got Back

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This was article was inspired from a conversation I had with Erik Ledin, CSCS, CISSN (Lean Bodies Consulting) a while back. A massive back is a beautiful thing. Like Michelangelo’s statue of David, it is a work of art. Some of the greatest bodybuilders – Ronnie Coleman, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Dorian Yates – all possessed well developed backs. Their backs were ... Read More »

The Top 5 Exercises To Blast Your Triceps

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There’s a saying that goes something like this, “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” Unfortunately, many people perform the same exercises day in and day out without rhyme or reason, expecting they will, somehow, magically grow stronger. Instead of concentrating upon muscle function and physiology, that is, upon exercises ... Read More »

Muscle Specialization

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Building big muscles requires a progressive and systematic application of physical stress. The increase of muscle size over a period of time also increases the capacity to exercise. In other words, if you’re not externally overloading the body in some way, you aren’t gonna grow! Worse yet, if physical loading is not tolerable, then injury or over-training will result. So ... Read More »

The Ten Commandments to Becoming a Magnificent Mass Monster

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When it comes to the task of packing on muscle mass, the term “analysis paralysis” comes to mind. To be blunt, many people just make it more complicated than it really has to be. That’s not to say that adding any amount of significant muscle mass is an easy task. On the contrary, if it was easy, we would have ... Read More »