TRAINING / GENERAL ADVICE

 

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HOW TO RETURN TO THE GYM AFTER A TRAINING LAYOFF

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

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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THE BEST TIME OF DAY TO WORKOUT FOR MAXIMUM RESULTS

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

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

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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weight lifting stunt growth

DOES WEIGHT LIFTING STUNT GROWTH? THE RESEARCH-BACKED FACTS

Does weight lifting stunt growth? This is a common question that I get from guys in their early to mid teens who are wanting to begin a weight training program to build up their overall muscle size and strength. They’re...
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how much muscle can you build naturally

HOW MUCH MUSCLE CAN YOU GAIN NATURALLY, AND HOW FAST?

“How much muscle can I gain, and how long will it take me?” If you’re still relatively new to the muscle building game, this is a pretty natural question to ask. You’re training hard and eating right consistently from week to week, and...
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