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Muscle Growth

Muscle growth happens in spurts. No matter how much we might want it to be, it isn’t a non-stop process that just goes on forever without interruption. If you’re stubborn and try to force your body to grow nonstop, it will fight back with all the negative training symptoms of plateaus, over-training, burnout, and injuries. You may […]

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Help for the hardgainer

Your nutrition: Do not include to include high-volume, low-calorie foods in your diet. They won’t help you reach your target calorie intake. Don’t stuff your stomach with mountains of low-cal carrots; instead, focus on eating calorie-dense foods. To add lean muscle mass, most hardgainers require at least 20 calories per pound of bodyweight. If you’re eating all those […]

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Why do I succeed?

I succeed because I am willing to do the things you are not. I will fight against the odds. I will sacrifice. I am not shackled by fear, insecurity or doubt. I feel those emotions—drink them in and then swallow them away to the blackness of hell. I am motivated by accomplishment, not pride. Pride […]

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More Muscle Building Ideas

Weighted Sit Ups. Why do volume when you can add weight and also build thickness. Power Shrugs. Performed with an Olympic lift style explosiveness, power shrugs allow you to move a lot of weight and tax the traps into massive growth. Cable Crunches. Forget floor crunches – add some weight and thicken your six pack! […]

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Key Chest Exercises

Bench Press. The king of all upper body muscle building movements. The bench press is so popular that it is often seen as having it’s own training day – bench press Monday. Incline Bench Press. The first choice of many top pro bodybuilders. Dips. Once considered the upper body squat, dips are a great compliment to […]

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Key Muscle Building Exercises

Squats. Squats are the king of all muscle and strength building exercises. No workout should be without deep squats. They are performed with a barbell, generally in a squat rack. Squats not only build massive legs, but also stress most of the upper body. They are like a hormonal nuclear bomb – destroying the entire body, forcing […]

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Shoulders Exercises For Strength & Muscle

Your shoulder muscles are your deltoids. There are three of them: middle, posterior (back) and anterior (front). Strong shoulder muscles help with any effort in which you push weight overhead, or to the side or front of the body. Well-defined and bulky deltoids also help create that triangular shape that bodybuilders seek. Here are my […]

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Consequences of Competition in Bikini, Figure, Physique & Vanity Industries

Competing on stage in the best condition of your life is what drives many to step in front of judges. To achieve the goal of looking at you very best is the drive behind endless cardio sessions and starving yourself into shape! And then ‘the stage is set’ not just for results – but for all kinds […]

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Exercises For The Biceps

If you’re new to weight training, getting to know which exercises target which muscles can be a little daunting without a reference or trainer to help you. And although there are many, many exercises to choose from that will provide some benefit to a particular muscle or muscle group, here are my picks for targeting […]

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The Tricep Extension “Skullcrusher”

Extending the arms by flexing and extending the elbow joint in a rear or overhead motion while holding dumbbells or barbells or a weighted cable is called “triceps extension.” This exercise develops the muscles at the back of the upper arms. The version in this description is the “skullcrusher” or overhead triceps extension while lying […]

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