Category Archive for "General Training"

teen bodybuilding tips

10 TEEN BODYBUILDING TIPS FOR YOUNGER LIFTERS (VIDEO)

Sean Nalewanyj

Consistently hitting the gym and developing proper nutritional habits are two of the best things you can do during your teenage years. It’ll teach you the value of setting goals and working hard to achieve them, and the discipline and…

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german volume training

IS GERMAN VOLUME TRAINING EFFECTIVE FOR BUILDING MUSCLE?

Sean Nalewanyj

If you really enjoy pushing yourself to the limit in the gym, you’ve most likely heard of (or even tried) German Volume Training. The philosophy behind German Volume Training (“GVT” for short) is pretty straightforward: you force your muscles to grow…

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am I overtraining?

“AM I OVERTRAINING?” – 10 SIGNS YOU’RE TRAINING TOO HARD

Sean Nalewanyj

You train hard in the gym and take your workouts seriously. After all, you’re motivated and driven to reach your fitness goals, and the more time and effort you put into something, the better results you’ll achieve. Right? Well, not exactly….

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best bodybuilding exercises

5 MUSCLE BUILDING EXERCISES YOU MUST DO? (VIDEO)

Sean Nalewanyj

I’m sure at some point you’ve come across articles and videos with titles somewhere along those lines… You know… “5 Bodybuilding Exercises You MUST Do”, or, “3 Mandatory Moves For A Bigger Chest”. But is there really any such thing…

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beginner bodybuilding tip

BEGINNER BODYBUILDING TIP: BUILD YOUR FOUNDATION FIRST (VIDEO)

Sean Nalewanyj

Still in the beginning stages of your muscle building program? Here’s why you should stop worrying about the concept of “lagging muscle groups” and instead just focus on developing your overall physique evenly until you gain more training experience. If…

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return to gym after layoff

HOW TO RETURN TO THE GYM AFTER A TRAINING LAYOFF

Sean Nalewanyj

If you’re training hard in the gym as part of a regular ongoing lifestyle, it’s a virtual guarantee that you’ll encounter temporary periods every so often where your workout plan needs to be put on hold. Maybe you’ve come down with…

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cant gain muscle

THE #1 REASON WHY YOU’RE NOT GAINING MUSCLE (VIDEO)

Sean Nalewanyj

There are many smaller details that go into planning out an effective muscle building program, but when it all comes down to it, this is the #1 reason why you aren’t gaining muscle from week to week. If you found these…

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best time of day to workout

THE BEST TIME OF DAY TO WORKOUT FOR MAXIMUM RESULTS

Sean Nalewanyj

Is workout timing an important aspect of an effective muscle building and fat loss program, and is it something you should be specifically paying attention to? When is the best time of day to workout for maximum performance and overall results? Some trainees…

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gaining fat but not muscle

GAINING FAT, NOT MUSCLE? 4 MISTAKES YOU’RE MAKING

Sean Nalewanyj

Most trainees understand that if they want to add a significant amount of muscle to their frame, a certain level of fat gain is inevitably going to come along with it. A committed bulking phase involves maintaining a net calorie surplus…

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natural muscle growth

BUILDING MUSCLE NATURALLY: THE LAW OF DIMINISHING RETURNS

Sean Nalewanyj

Despite how it’s usually portrayed in advertisements for over-hyped supplements and bodybuilding “miracle programs”, the fact is simple… Building muscle naturally is a relatively slow and gradual process for the average lifter. Dramatic body transformations don’t happen over night, and…

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