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Why You Should Already Be Losing Weight

Why You Should Already Be Losing Weight “Perfect” is overrated. We will commonly see people putting things off because they are waiting for the perfect time to start. Maybe it’s dieting, or starting a new program, or even getting into the gym at all. Many people look for that optimal...

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Busting Through Plateaus

Busting Through Plateaus We’ve been posting a bit about busting through plateaus, and here is another tip for when you find yourself hammering away but not gaining any ground. Make things harder. First let’s talk about what this does NOT mean. This doesn’t mean double your volume, or up...

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Making The Most Of It

Making The Most Of It We are talking about lifting with minimal equipment today for those that have not figured it out already or just want to make the most of home workouts without buying equipment. Lots of us may already know this as we have been stuck with only our bodyweight, chair, etc....

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​Build the Expectation of Consistency

Build the Expectation of Consistency Being forced to miss gym sessions can be one of the biggest hurdles you’ll have to overcome. It can be very easy for a week missed due to illness(or a pandemic) to stretch out to a few weeks, which can set your training (and motivation) back a fair bit....

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​Fun Is Underrated

Fun Is Underrated Having fun is an underrated part of training. Many lifters are guilty of forgetting about enjoying themselves. It can be easy to get caught up in the grind, because it's real: to get strong you need to work hard for a long time, and sometimes, in order to get through that...

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How To Warm Up Right

How To Warm Up Right Warm Up Sets We’re talking about warm up sets today. The purpose and proper execution of warm up sets can be a bit unclear for some lifters so we are going to lay it out for you. Here we are referring to your sets of a given lift before doing your working sets. So, if you...

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Managing Your Diet

Managing Your Diet Today we’ll talk about diet. People’s situations will look a little bit different right now depending on where they are, but for the most part we shouldn’t be going grocery shopping more than once a week to keep ourselves and others safe. This is a good opportunity to work...

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How Do I lose Fat?

Tips On Losing Fat Summertime is right around the corner and I know the number one thing on people's mind is how to get leaner and drop fat. The general concepts are easy right- count your macros, calories in vs calories out. Although this is true, adherence strategies and building small...

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I’m Sick Of Having Small Arms!

I’m Sick Of Having Small Arms! Heres the story, Its back and bicep day which means two really good back movements where you push em hard. We are going to warm up with some upright row and face pulls to get the delts and shoulders moving and warm. I’m going to do one hammer strength and one...

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​SKINNY FAT: Cut vs Bulk

Skinny Fat - Cut vs Bulk WHERE MY DOOGS AT?! Do you like boobies? Just not your own…? The term skinny-fat gets thrown around all willy nilly but what does it mean? There is no true definition but typically it is an individual with higher body fat levels, no muscle but isn't super overweight....

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