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5 Old School Exercises That Build Mass

There’s a classic montage n Rocky IV that contrasts the training styles of Rocky and his Russian opponent, Drago. While Drago is using sophisticated equipment (at least by 1985 standards) to train for the brawl, Rocky is outside running in the snow, chopping wood, and carrying boulders. I’m sure you know by now who came out on top. Continue reading

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Beyond Whey and Creatine: 4 Secret Supplements For Building Mass

Like bench pressing and squats, creatine and whey will always be a cornerstone of a muscle builder’s life. However, they are far from the only two supplements that get results. Continue reading

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5 Foods Guaranteed To Pack On Healthy Weight

Like weight loss, packing on healthy weight takes effort and planning. Anyone can visit McDonald’s three times a day and become a fatty, but packing on lean muscle takes dedication in the gym and feeding your body the right types of food. Here’s a list of the best foods that will help you pack on lean mass without getting fat. Continue reading

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Kick Your Fat Away: How Soccer Beats Running For Fat Loss

If you’re anything like me, you can’t stand running on a monotonous treadmill or elliptical for more than a few minutes at a time…it’s just so boring! Well fellow treadmill haters there’s good news for you and I because a recent study published n the British Journal of Sports Medicine found that games such as recreational soccer was far more effective at burning fat and building muscle that running. Continue reading

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Importance of Rest and Recovery for Muscle Growth

Have you reached a plateau in your workouts? Have you stopped gaining muscle and all of a sudden your body isn’t responding? If so it very well could be that you haven’t been getting enough sleep. Sleep isn’t just something … Continue reading

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Can Caffeine Really Build Muscle and Burn Fat?

So you think your morning cup of Joe or espresso is only useful in waking you up? Well it may actually be an effective way for you to get lean and build up some muscle mass in the process. Continue reading

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Can Yoga Make You Jacked?

One has you grunting while the other has you chanting –what could yoga and bodybuilding have to do with one another? According to fitness models, bodybuilders, and elite martial artists –quite a bit. Continue reading

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Underrated Bicep Moves That Add 1/2″ of Arm Mass

When it comes to building muscle, your muscle growth is dependent on two things: resistance and variety. Sure, you may be throwing new plates on your curl bar every week, but that doesn’t mean that your biceps are going to … Continue reading

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Build Massive Forearms Without Stepping Foot In a Gym

Unless you’re wearing a long sleeve shirt, your forearms are always exposed and visible. Despite that fact, forearms get no love in the gym. Continue reading

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Can You be Vegan and Buff at the Same Time?

When most people think of the word “protein”, the first thing that pops into their minds is a giant slab of meat on dinner plate.

However, as more and more research emerges regarding the potential harm of a meat-centric diet, many bodybuilders are turning towards veganism as a way to take care of their long-term health. Continue reading

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