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  • FitnessPhoto of 5 Ways To Make Light Weight Feel Heavy

    5 Ways To Make Light Weight Feel Heavy

    It is universally understood that the use of progressively heavier weights in your program is what is necessary to make gains. If you were to use the same poundage, doing the same exercises, you would quickly plateau and your gains would become non-existent. But what if you don’t have access to a gym with hundreds of plates laying around, or…

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    Do Genetics Really Matter In Bodybuilding?

    It been a popular opinion among bodybuilders that the world’s top physiques are made and not born. That having less than perfect genetics only slow down the development of muscular greatness, while never preventing huge gains. This suggests that with a great deal of commitment, Woody Allen could have competed with Arnold, or Peewee Herman would be able to hold…

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    D.C. Training Simplified

    D.C. Training was the invention of Dante Trudel and was popular in the early 2000s. Also known as Doggcrapp Training, (though I’m not sure why?) DC will definitely pack on size and strength if followed properly. The fundamental principles of DC training include: – Heavy weights Rest pause sets Low volume, high frequency workouts Deep stretching Heavy Weights- If you…

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  • FitnessPhoto of The 3 P’s of Bodybuilding (and Life)

    The 3 P’s of Bodybuilding (and Life)

    There are many different theories and methods when it comes to weight training and bodybuilding. Go to any bodybuilding forum and there are thousands of opinions, giving advice on what you should do. Open any of the magazines and between the pages of ads for supplements, you have elite level athletes on the juice talking about insane training methods. There…

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    10 Mantras to Build Your Body

    Getting a perfectly toned body doesn’t only rely on vigorous workouts and steroids. Success in fitness hinges on awareness about your medical condition, the right techniques, and the right motivation. Follow these mantras for building a great body: See your Physician: Before taking up bodybuilding, meet your doctor to find out if you have any medical condition. This will help…

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  • FitnessPhoto of 5 Awesome Exercises For Your Back

    5 Awesome Exercises For Your Back

    A lot of guys train their “Beach Muscles.” Every day is “chest day,” or “arms day.” I used to see it all the time when I went to commercial gyms. There was always some clown doing curls in the squat rack for an hour. But if you want to put on size and strength you had better hit your back,…

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  • FitnessPhoto of 3 Ways To Turn Your Calves Into Cows

    3 Ways To Turn Your Calves Into Cows

    Hey fitness freaks, when is the last time you gave serious consideration to your calf muscles? They are constantly used when we walk, run, or even stand. They provide stability and aid in our balance, yet sometimes we don’t train them like we should. The quads and hammies seem to be the focus of much of our leg work. I…

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  • FitnessPhoto of 7 of the Best Bodyweight Exercises Out There

    7 of the Best Bodyweight Exercises Out There

    If you don’t belong to a gym, or your schedule doesn’t allow you to train on a regular basis, I have some good news for you. With the simple investment of a pull-up bar, I will show you 7 of the best bodyweight exercises out there. Not only will these target almost every major muscle group of your body, they…

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  • FitnessPhoto of 5 Supplements You Don’t Need To Succeed In Bodybuilding

    5 Supplements You Don’t Need To Succeed In Bodybuilding

    Open any one of the popular bodybuilding magazines today and you will see full-color ads on every other page screaming ridiculous claims. “Gain 20 lbs of muscle in 12 weeks!” or “Boost your Testosterone by 400%!” We have to remember that the ads are how the magazines make their money. The elite bodybuilders featured in these magazine are sponsored by…

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  • FitnessPhoto of 16 Stretches You Should Incorporate In Your Routine

    16 Stretches You Should Incorporate In Your Routine

    Hello again! In my last few fitness articles, we have gone over different exercises to help strengthen your body, using a variety of methods and movements, either with weights, or just using body weight alone. It occurred to me that until now, I haven’t gone into the importance of stretching and the correct ways to incorporate it into your training,…

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  • FitnessPhoto of 10 Exercises That Will Tighten Your Core

    10 Exercises That Will Tighten Your Core

    Hey guys (and gals), last week I showed you 5 tests you could try to see if your core was where it needed to be, in terms of strength and stability. Well, how did you do? I’m assuming that many of you realized that there was some room for improvement in regards to this topic and that’s why you are here.…

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  • FitnessPhoto of 5 Tests To Check Your Core Strength

    5 Tests To Check Your Core Strength

    By now most of us have heard the term “core” and why it is so important to strengthen it. The definition of core is “the central, innermost, or most important part of anything.” The core of the human body protects our vital organs and spine, helps us to maintain balance and provides stability in our daily movements. Practitioners of the…

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  • FitnessPhoto of Smart Bodybuilding Tips For Beginners

    Smart Bodybuilding Tips For Beginners

    Here’s the scenario, you’ve been training for around a year, you read all the bodybuilding mags and try one routine after another. You spend your money on supplements and drink gallons of milk. You made some gains in the first few months, but now nothing seems to be working. You’re lifts aren’t going up and your size has stayed the…

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  • FitnessPhoto of 5 Tips To Improve Your Squat

    5 Tips To Improve Your Squat

    source If you are truly serious about your training, then you know about Leg Day, and if you are serious about Leg Day, then you will squat. The squat is the grandaddy of all leg exercises. Nothing will employ the hamstrings, glutes and quads quite like this movement. Plus, let’s be real, no one wants to look like this! source…

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