Category Archive for "Training"

gym etiquette

10 ANNOYING GYM ETIQUETTE MISTAKES (DON’T BE THAT GUY)

Sean Nalewanyj

Proper gym etiquette should be a pretty straightforward thing… Treat other people in the gym the way you’d like to be treated. Unfortunately, there’s always a handful of members in every facility (complete newbies and seasoned vets alike) who fail…

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bench press plateau

10 TIPS TO BREAK THROUGH A BENCH PRESS PLATEAU

Sean Nalewanyj

Out of all the various weight training exercises that lifters tend to get “stuck” on, the basic barbell bench press is definitely one of the most common. Everyone in the gym wants a big bench, but even the most serious…

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bench press wrist pain

4 TIPS TO ELIMINATE BENCH PRESS WRIST PAIN / WRIST INJURY

Sean Nalewanyj

Got wrist problems while benching? You’re not alone. Bench press wrist pain is a very common complaint among lifters, and not being able to perform your benches properly due to something as simple as a nagging wrist can certainly be quite…

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is cardio necessary

IS CARDIO NECESSARY TO LOSE FAT DURING A CUTTING PHASE?

Sean Nalewanyj

When shifting into a cutting phase in order to lose fat and get lean, there are two basic steps most trainees follow… They lower their calorie intake. They increase their cardio. While there’s certainly a good deal of truth to…

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working out on vacation

BODYBUILDING WHILE ON VACATION: YOUR STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE

Sean Nalewanyj

Hard-training lifters often have a love/hate relationship when it comes to vacations. On the one hand, it’s a great time to kick back, relax and unwind from the regular day to day grind. Hanging out with friends and family, partying, and sipping…

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bodybuilding obsession

MY BODYBUILDING OBSESSION: 7 DUMB THINGS I USED TO DO (VIDEO)

Sean Nalewanyj

A bit of a different video for you today… In it, I share 7 overly obsessive and borderline weird things I did back during my “hardcore” bodybuilding days as a younger lifter. Days when simply getting as “huge” as possible…

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cardio mistakes

9 COMMON CARDIO MISTAKES AND HOW TO AVOID THEM

Sean Nalewanyj

Just because you’ve decided to include some cardio in your fitness program doesn’t necessarily mean you’re performing it as effectively or as efficiently as you could be. And with all the conflicting fat loss information circulating out there on the…

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increase testosterone

10 SIMPLE WAYS TO INCREASE TESTOSTERONE LEVELS NATURALLY

Sean Nalewanyj

Gas prices go up, testosterone levels go down. There’s no correlation, but it’s a trend that just keeps on going. In fact, researchers have found that the testosterone levels of the average American man have dropped by 17% over the last twenty…

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ego lifting

HOW HEAVY SHOULD YOU LIFT? (“EGO LIFTING” VS. LIGHT WEIGHTS)

Sean Nalewanyj

Which method of bodybuilding training is most effective for stimulating muscle growth over the long term… 1) Heavy “ego lifting” where the primary aim is to lift as much weight as possible and simply move it from point A to point B regardless…

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chest overtraining

STOP OVER-EMPHASIZING CHEST TRAINING! FOCUS ON THIS INSTEAD (VIDEO)

Sean Nalewanyj

In today’s video I address a very common bodybuilding training mistake that a huge percentage of lifters make: putting too much emphasis on chest training. Find out why performing large amounts of volume for your pecs is unnecessary, and what…

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