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Training For Strength Not Size: Avoid Getting Too Bulky

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While some people want to get as big as possible, others are interested in training for strength and not size. In fact, it’s possible to be stronger than these bulky bodybuilders without also being their size – take Olympic lifters for example. They have a strict weight class, and the focus of their training is on improving their Power to …

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Burn The Fat Feed The Muscle – Book Review

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This book covers four basic principles: Nutrition, Cardio, Weight Training and Mentality. Each topic is covered well, but pitched at a very low level for someone like myself (Sports Science graduate). What this book does cover in more detail than its competitors is the macro-nutrients and strategies for eating the right foods. If you are new to counting calories and …

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How Much Protein Do I Need To Gain Muscle?

how much protein do i need to gain muscle

If you are getting advice from Muscle Magazines then it’s very likely they are over-estimating your protein needs. There are two reasons for this: 1) the advice is from bodybuilders who take steroids and can therefore utilise more protein, or 2) the article is trying to sell you a protein powder. At the other end of the scale are the …

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Ten Strength Coaches To Follow On Twitter

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Looking for some informative content on social media? Check out these 10 Strength Coaches To Follow On Twitter. Chris Beardsley  @SandCResearch As the Twitter handle suggests, Chris posts information on the latest in Strength and Conditioning Research. If you head over to his website you will find articles on all things Strength Training, while on Twitter he posts handy Info-graphics …

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June – 30 Day Cold Shower Challenge

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Welcome to our Monthly Challenges Did you know you subconsciously work harder when there’s an end date to your goals? The shorter time frame keeps you actively putting effort in, particularly when it’s the end of the month. Your Goal in June is: Take A Cold Shower Every Day The Challenge It’s pretty self explanatory – make sure you take …

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Top Five Forearm Exercises For Mass

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Do you want to build thick, vascular forearms? Then include these great Forearm Exercises for Mass in your routine. To ensure the best overall development, you need to train both Flexors and Extensors. It’s also worth considering some Static Holds. Forearm Exercises for Mass Wrist Roller The wrist roller is an implement with two handles, a cord and a weight attached. …

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April – Stomach Vacuum Challenge

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Welcome to our Monthly Challenges Did you know you subconsciously work harder when there’s an end date to your goals? The shorter time frame keeps you actively putting effort in, particularly when it’s the end of the month. Your Goal in April is: Learn Stomach Vacuums The Challenge A stomach vacuum is where you breathe all the air out of …

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February – Daily Squats Challenge

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Welcome to our Monthly Challenges Did you know you subconsciously work harder when there’s an end date to your goals? The shorter time frame keeps you actively putting effort in, particularly when it’s the end of the month. Your Goal in February is: 100 Squats a Day The Challenge We can’t go the first two months without an exercise-based challenge, …

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60 Day Training Plan For Bigger Arms – Sessions

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In the last few months I wrote articles on getting bigger biceps, bigger triceps and a bigger chest. I thought the next step would be to apply my knowledge to a 60 day training plan and see what results I could achieve. My Training Split Monday – Legs Tuesday – Chest & Triceps Wednesday – Rest or Cardio Thursday – …

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Weightlifting Basics For New Lifters

Hey Guys, this page gives a quick explanation of some of the terminology you might come across in a training article and may not understand. Terminology For those new to lifting, a few terms coming up might be confusing. Below you’ll find images of an EZ-Curl Bar, Barbell, and Dumbbell. Sets and Reps A “rep” is a repetition, which is …

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