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The Ultimate Fat Loss Guide

I’m not going to give you a set fat loss program to follow. Instead, I thought i’d take you through the basics of making your own program. This way you can take your existing diet and tweak it, rather than following some new diet with a bunch of foods you’ve never tried (or don’t like!). Step 0: Baseline Measurements Before we …

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How To Make A Sandbag/Powerbag For Conditioning Workouts

A sandbag is a great conditioning tool to incorporate into your routine. It’s also a great piece of home gym equipment so you can work out without going to a public gym. Personally i’ve used my sandbag for some of the 50 Greyskull Conditioning Workouts which i’ve been using for fat loss. Let’s get started… What You Need A bag of …

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How to Increase Testosterone Naturally For Men

Let’s talk testosterone. We know it as the male sex hormone, but it’s produced by both men and women, and men produce about 20 times as much as women. Since we also use more, the levels in our bodies are about 8-10 times higher than women. Yes, women have testosterone, but far less, which is why it’s so hard for …

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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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How Much Protein Do I Need To Gain Muscle?

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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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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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Why 92% of People Fail Their New Years Resolutions (2)

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New Year’s Resolution Mistake 5: Copying an Ill-Fitting Routine Not everyone works the same way. Some people thrive on discipline and routine, others prefer randomness. Some people have small pockets of free time, some have it all at the end of the week. If you only have half an hour spare every evening, use that time to work on your …

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Why 92% of People Fail Their New Year’s Resolutions

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Have You Ever Failed A New Year’s Resolution? Good News: You’re not alone. Bad News: Unless you’re aware of the nine biggest mistakes then it’ll probably happen again. In fact, for every 100 people that start a resolution in January, 66 have stopped by February. (Only eight last the whole year). New Year’s Resolution Mistake 1: Setting The Bar Too High Probably the …

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How To Do A Stomach Vacuum (For A Stronger Core)

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If you’ve never tried a stomach vacuum before, you’re in for a treat. I did these ten times a day for a month and this is what I learned: The Background A stomach vacuum is achieved by breathing all the air out your lungs and then pulling your stomach in without breathing in. This works your TVA, or Transverse Abdominis, …

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