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Generation Iron 2 on Netflix – Review

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Generation Iron 2 is fresh out on Netflix and follows five of the top figures in the bodybuilding industry. The filmmaker follows Kai Greene, Calum Von Moger, Iris Kyle, Ahmad Ashkanani and Rich Piana – a broad spectrum who share a common desire to be successful. Generation Iron 2 We start with a brief overview of bodybuilding, noting that while …

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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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Seated Cable Row, Inverted Row, Power Shrugs, Lat Pulldown, Back Extension

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Seated Cable Row This hits Rhomboids, Lower/Mid Traps and Lats. Keep your scapula depressed as best you can during the movement. Keep elbows in and pull to mid-torso. Squeeze shoulder blades together and briefly pause before returning to start. Inverted Row Set the bar slightly higher than arm length, to allow torso to be off the ground at the bottom …

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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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Bigger Leaner Stronger – Book Review

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If you are new to lifting weights and eating well then I cannot recommend this book highly enough. This is EXACTLY what you need to do to gain muscle. For the advanced trainers – you won’t learn much you don’t already know. However, laying it out in such a practical way might highlight a part of your regime that’s fallen off track. It has …

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5/3/1 Calculator

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I’ve pasted these files as not everyone has access to Excel and knows how to write the formulae in each row. Instead of a 5/3/1 calculator I have simply reproduced everything from 20kg up to 215kg and taken screenshots. The numbers are rounded to the nearest 2.5kg. 17.5kg to 40kg 42.5kg to 65kg 67.5kg to 90kg 92.5kg to 115kg 117.5kg …

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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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Band Resisted Push-ups, Decline DB Bench Press, Chest Press Machine, Pec Deck

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Band Resisted Push-ups Use a band tough enough to provide decent resistance, while still allowing full extension. Loop the band around each arm and across the mid-tricep. Perform either on a low barbell or on the floor. Decline Dumbbell Bench Press This hits the sternocostal head. Make sure legs are secured! Palms facing away, forearms perpendicular to floor. Drop the …

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All Tricep Exercises

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Below i’ve listed 19 of the Best Tricep Exercises to hit the muscle from every angle. There are Tricep exercises for specifically targeting the Lateral Head, Medial Head or Long Head. If you want more bang for your buck, pick ones that hit all three heads. Lateral Head These tricep exercises target the Lateral Head, which runs across the upper …

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All Bicep Exercises

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  Here I outline the 14 best bicep exercises for building serious guns. Whether you want to specifically target the short head, long head or brachialis, these moves will add overall shape to your upper arms and most importantly – size! Short Head These bicep exercises target the Short Head, which is found on the inside of the upper arm. …

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