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A Beginner’s Guide to CrossFit

CrossFit is all about performing practical movements that are continuously changed at high speed. It is a principled strength and training program…

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Hydration and Amino Acids – Keys to Enhanced Performance

Drinking enough water is especially crucial for athletes due to the kind of activities they perform, which tends to easily consume energy…

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Here is a basic rundown of a diet to follow when cutting.  In the morning you want to have ½ cup of oats and 6-8 eggs whites.  For lunch, grilled chicken cooked on a George Foreman grill (or any fat separating grill) and ¾ cups of brown rice with... Read more
If you are looking to lose weight, but want to retain your muscle mass, then you should think about doing the following: First, in the morning you need to do cardio on an empty stomach.  This is ideal because your insulin levels are lowest, hormone sensitive lipase is fully... Read more
The Measure of Man’s Strength
No one asks another guy how much they can squat or deadlift, which is why the bench press is the median of measuring a man’s strength. There are three styles to bench as well; they are the wide grip, narrow grip, and the reverse grip.  People with longer arms... Read more
Beginner’s guide to strongman training
There is a huge difference between power-lifting competitions and Olympic lifting – strongman events are what you can call unconventional.  The reason for this is because depending on the promoter of the event there will be different types of lifts that need to be performed.  Granted, there are the... Read more
Powerlifting 101: the 5×5 routine
When it comes to giving advice to beginners, the best advice is to stick to the basics.  There is a common misconception that there is a secret number of sets and reps that will produce the best results.  Low sets and low reps with little assistance work is common... Read more
Techniques to help develop strength from bench presses
It is very important to remember when working on your bench press, that you warm up properly.  The majority of lifters just throw some plates on and do some half reps before starting on their routine – this is a very counter-productive approach to bodybuilding. The best way to... Read more
The superiority of the Sumo deadlift
Although there have been debates on the differences between the conventional and sumo deadlift techniques, several studies have shown there is no significant difference in the compressive disc forces at the L4 or L5 vertebrae between both techniques. But that’s not to mean that the debate between the two... Read more
Bulldozer Weight Training System Basics
The bulldozer weight training system is based on a mixture of doggcrapp training, max-stimulation, and heavy-duty training.  In Doggcrapp training, the key focus is performing 3 sets to failure with a certain weight.  The max-stimulation training focuses on performing single reps with just enough weight so you can perform... Read more
A case for cardio in the morning
Bodybuilders have seen morning cardio burn as a true fat loss technique, but there was never a unanimous agreement about its effectiveness, especially in the scientific community. The time of your cardio is not important to fat loss.  There is a strong case that says fasted morning cardio has... Read more
Debunking popular myths about exercise
Although some old fitness fictions, such as “no pain, no gain” and “spot reducing” are fading fast, plenty of popular exercise misconceptions still exist. Here are some of the most common myths as well as the not-so-common facts based on current exercise research. One of the myths is that... Read more
Using chains when doing squats
When doing squats it is a very effective training tool to use suspended chains.  The way to set up is to hang two 8 foot chains over the mono-lift.  Each chain should be in line with the grip rings and half the chain should be on each side of... Read more
Myths about bodybuilding and bodybuilders
There will always be myths about bodybuilding but like most myths they are 9 parts fantasy and 1 part truth.  These are just 8 of the most common myths: Myth 1: Your muscles will turn to fat the soon as you stop working There is no physiological mechanism by... Read more