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How to Prepare For A Workout

If you’re a person who takes their workouts seriously, and are in the gym every week to get stronger, build muscle, or lose fat, you’ll know that once in a while crappy gym sessions will happen. It’s inevitable. You guys know what I’m talking about. You load up the bench press with 220 lbs, perform 5 HARD […]

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When To Increase the Weight for an Exercise?

If you have been following my articles for a while now, you’ll know that I am a huge fan of progressive overload when it comes to wanting to put on muscle. Progressive overload is simple : You continually aim to increase the weight that you lift for an exercise over a period of time and […]

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Does Soreness Mean Muscle Growth?

I don’t know about you, but I love waking up with sore muscles the day after a grueling workout. It makes me feel like I actually did enough work during my training session. Muscle soreness or DOMS (delayed onset muscle soreness) usually occurs 24 to 48 hours after your workout session. Some of you might […]

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Power Of Self Discipline- Brian Tracy

Let’s step away from the whole fitness world for a bit. For all of you who don’t know, I love reading. I read whenever I can and try to read about an hour a day. I’m one of those crazy believers that knowledge is power. One of the things about me is that ; I […]

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Muscle Building Tips For Hardgainers

This article is going to be dedicated to all of the hardgainers out there. These are typically the guys with fast metabolisms who train hard in the gym, but don’t feel like they’re seeing much results. If you’ve gone through most of your life having a hard time putting on weight, let alone muscle, I’m […]

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Importance of Warming Up

Not many people warm up before an intense weight session. It’s likely because they don’t know how to properly warm up. Sure, a few reps with light weight to get the blood flowing and a few quick stretches may be done, but not many people actually know how to properly perform a full warm up before […]

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What is a Drop Set?

I was at the gym a few days ago and saw a guy that had 3 sets of dumbbells around him. He had a 20 lbs, 35lbs and a 45lbs. He was performing dumbbell curls and using a training technique called drop sets. He curled and curled until his arms were pretty much fatigued to […]

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Body Types and Training

Today’s article is going to be about training and nutrition to fit your body type. If you’ve read my starting a workout article, you’ll have seen that I outlined that there are 3 main body-types that we come in. If you haven’t read that article, I’m going to quickly describe the 3 main body-types so you can […]

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4 Best Exercises For Newbies

So you’re new in the gym and you want results fast. You want to build a body that is powerful and muscular in the shortest amount of time possible. How do you go about doing that? You don’t do that by doing endless sets of biceps curls and shoulder presses like many guys often do, […]

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5 Most Common Training Mistakes

In this article I am going to outline the 5 most common training mistakes that newcomers often make when starting out. These mistakes may cause injury or result in very minimal results even after months of training. If you’re a newbie looking to put on muscle gains and have found this article, I hope you find […]

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