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​The #1 Fitness Mistake You Can Make

The #1 Fitness Mistake You Can Make This is something that can apply to anyone no matter where they are on their fitness journey. A lot of people set their end goal, without the steps required to achieve that goal. Goals are harder to achieve than you realize. Always ask yourself (not to be...

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How To Build A Massive Chest: The 100 Rep Workout

How To Build A Massive Chest (100 Rep Workout) So this time we are talking all about building a massive chest using compound movements and practical guidelines that will allow you to shape your workouts if your goal is to maximize hypertrophy. This is for those who are focusing on...

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​3 Best Chest Exercises For Muscle Gain

3 Best Chest Exercises For Muscle Gain This is all about the 3 top exercises to build your best chest.We want those big pecs and the exercises to get us there. So what we have found to have the best gains is from a three fold method, based around strength and progress. Just like we are always...

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​The Basics Of Bulking & Fat Loss Everyone Should Know

The Basics Of Bulking & Fat Loss Everyone Should Know Some people are able to eat whatever they want and lift as much as they want and still get jacked or lean. For most of us, it just isn't that way. We need to be more precise with procedures we do, the information we give out and how...

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​Powerlifting Buzzwords: Concurrent VS Conjugate VS Daily Undulating

Powerlifting Buzzwords: Concurrent VS Conjugate VS Daily Undulating What do all these things, these terms that we hear all the time in the gym actually mean? Concurrent, conjugate, block periodization, daily undulating periodization. What are they? These terms are thrown about a lot and...

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You Do Not NEED Squats Or Deadlifts

You Do Not NEED Squats Or Deadlifts Some people say that squats and deadlifts are mandatory and you MUST do them no matter what. In reality, exercise selection is very important and dependent on the athlete(you) and your ultimate goals when it comes to lifting. If you are planning on...

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3 Best Leg Exercises For Gains

3 Best Leg Exercises For Gains If you want to read this whole article, PLEASE DO! If not, you can scroll down and you will see the bold words which correspond to each of the 3 leg exercises. We have covered this multiple times in the past, that volume is the biggest indicator for...

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The Glutes: Exercises For Size & Strength

Glute Exercises For Size And Strength Why do we want to put mass on our ass? When it comes to training, strong glutes are essential to build a big squat and a big deadlift. Really any lower body movement, requires mass on that ass. Strong Glutes = Big Deadlift & Squat The issue we...

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The Traps: The Real Way To Do Shrugs

The Traps: The Real Way To Do Shrugs With Alberto Nunez We all want those big beautiful traps and unfortunately some of us just aren't genetically predetermined to having them naturally. Some of us are gifted and some of us just aren't. Those of us that do have to work a hard to build them...

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Easy Way To Grow Lats - Activation vs Pre Exhaust

Easy Way To Grow The Lats - Activation vs Pre Exhaust So how do we activate our lats and why do we even want to? A lot of us have issues with compound movements and are not getting sore after these movements in regards to our lats. So for our Lats, we are firm believers that the pull up...

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