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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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All Chest Exercises

On this page we provide links to all 16 of our favourite chest exercises. Whether you want to hit the upper, lower or mid-chest, these exercises guarantee a full description of the movement and tips on when to place them in your workout. Warm Up The chest exercises below are excellent for warming up before a chest workout. The explosive …

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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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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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Burn More Calories By Standing Instead Of Sitting

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Did you know adults sit for an average of ELEVEN hours a day? Beyond our desks, we tend to sit during meals, while watching TV and for most of us commuting to (and from) work. This prolonged sitting has proven to increase chronic diseases including type 2 diabetes and obesity, even for fit individuals. If you can spend 60 minutes standing …

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