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7 Lat Pull Down Variations for Serious Back Development
Build your lats in a variety of ways with these 7 lat pulldown variations! Read the article, find ones that'll fit well with your program, & build your back!
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Get Stronger At Squats With This 12 Week Routine
Work your way to a bigger, more impressive squat with this 12-week program that's designed to improve your squat and get you moving serious weight.
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What Are The Ideal Body Measurements?
Find out what the ideal measurements are for a natural bodybuilder or a classical muscular male physique.
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Muscular man doing dumbbell rows in the gym
Long before steroids, men were using full body routines to carve out massive and strong natural physiques. This article presents 5 effective workouts!
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Muscular man wearing a yellow tank top holding dumbbells in the gym.
One of the most frequently asked questions we receive is, "What program should I move to after I finish my current programming cycle?" This step-by-step guide will help answer that.
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Muscular man doing cardio on the stair master at the gym.
In this article you'll learn what Zone 2 is, how it can help you, and how you can implement it into your personal plan to help you make the most out of your cardio sessions.
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A complete guide. Learn which splits are effective, and which workouts to avoid. Included are numerous workout and training splits examples.
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Man doing GHD sit ups in gym.
This article focuses on ab exercises, ab workouts, ab myths, and how to maximize diet, supplementation and cardio to shred your abs!
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Bodybuilder doing wide grip pull up in dark gym
Blast and bomb your back into growth with these 5 exercises: bent over rows, pull ups, barbell shrugs, dumbbell rows and deadlifts.
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Man doing deadlifts in CrossFit style gym.
This article will explore the reasons behind over training. Learn how many trainers know exactly why they shouldn't over train?
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75 Bench Press Tips To Improve Your One Rep Max Strength
This is a compilation of some of the best bench pressing tips you will find on the net. They are brief and to the point, and will help you improve your progress immediately.
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Train Like An Athlete, Look Like A Bodybuilder
Learn how to design a program that helps you train like an athlete while reaping the hypertrophy benefits of bodybuilding training.
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5 Intense Chest Supersets For Your Next Chest Workout
Pump up your pecs the next time you train chest with these 5 supersets. Perform one of them as a finisher, or all 5 as a killer chest day workout routine!
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Fit woman doing lunges with yoga pants
Intense routine aimed at women, is a mix of stretching, cardio and resistance training designed to help you tone up and tighten up!
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Strong man doing a deadlift at powerlifting meet in Russia
What is strong? I've analyzed the national records for several major drug-free powerlifting federations, and compiled my own set of raw strength standards.
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Learn how strategic weight gain and mini cuts can put you on the path to pack on muscle and dramatically transform your body to achieve your most muscular physique.
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Older man doing deadlifts in the gym.
As we age, the general belief is that muscle loss and increased fat gain are inevitable. This is false. In this article, you'll learn how to continue building muscle mass as you age.
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Fit man foam rolling in the gym.
In this article, you'll learn what active recovery is and why it's important for achieving your fitness goals. Plus 3 effective workouts to try on your next rest day.
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Teenage Bodybuilding Guide: How To Workout, Eat & Grow
Get answers to all your training and nutrition questions. This is a complete guide for teens that includes workouts and nutritional advice to help you maximize progress.
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Mastering Calisthenics: 11 Tough Gymnastic Rings Exercises
Dust off the Olympic rings that have been abandoned in the corner of your local gym and learn how to perform these 11 exercises. You won't be disappointed.
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The Top 5 Exercises For Increasing Forearm Mass
Add forearm mass fast with: barbell wrist curls, reverse wrist curls, dumbbell wrist curls, dumbbell reverse wrist curls and reverse barbell curls.
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Women's Body Bible: Training, Diet & Supplementation
Complete training, diet and supplement guide! Build the body of your dreams! Includes a 12 week training, diet and supplementation program.
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Mini-cuts are a vital tool in your muscle-building toolbox. Learn why they are so effective in long-term muscle growth and how to use them to help reach your goals.
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Get Huge Fast! The 2 Year Plan For Extreme Mass
Here it is! The ultimate guide to packing on muscle mass. 6 stages, two years of training. Learn how to eat, what supplements to take, and how to train. Every set is detailed.
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Strong latino man doing barbell back squats in the gym.
If you have a rack, bar, and plates, then you have the tools necessary to train. These two full-body programs can help you achieve personal fitness success.
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Strength Building Guide
Looking to get strong? This expert guide teaches you how to increase your strength and power. Learn how to maximize your workouts and diet for maximum strength gains!
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Cut Like Cutler: Jay Cutler's Big & Shredded Workout Program
Get ready to pack on lean mass. Cut Like Cutler is Jay Cutler's 12-week transformation trainer designed to get you as big and lean as possible.
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Build bulging, peaked biceps with these 5 exercises: barbell curl, alternating dumbbell curl, hammer curl, supinated bent rows and the chin up.
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Amanda Latona's Top 3 Exercises For Glute Isolation
In this video team ALLMAX athlete Amanda Latona shares her top three exercises that she believes EVERY Bikini Competitor should do to shape their glutes!
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Kris Gethin's 7 Part Plan for Big Arms
Start building bigger arm muscles today! Check out Kris Gethin's 7 part plan to increase your arm muscle size and perfect your arm day workout program!
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Pain Free Squat Alternatives to Squat Big Weights
If you're squatting in pain, your body is trying to tell you something. Rather than push through it, try one of these 7 alternatives.
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4 Golden Rules That Will Keep You Lifting & Healthy for Decades
Make sure you make gainz throughout your whole lifetime by following these 4 golden rules to gym-longevity. Spoiler Alert: You're probably not doing them.
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5 Best Calf Exercises: How to Increase Calf Mass
Build thick and powerful calf muscles with these top 5 exercises: standing and seated calf raises, box jumps, leg press calf raises and dumbbell jump squats.
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5 Romanian Deadlift Cues to Shift Tension from Your Back to Your Lower Body
Don't wreck your back trying to give your hamstrings a heavy workout. Implement these 5 cues when performing Romanian Deadlifts and build huge hamstrings!
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Woman in sports bra and leggings doing bird dogs on a yoga mat.
Reduce the risk of injury and increase strength and muscle mass potential with mobility! Learn about the 3 most common mobility issues and how to improve them.
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Brad Borland presents a list of deltoid training dos and don'ts that will help you to improve your shoulder building results. Included are beginner and intermediate workouts.
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Man sleeping in bed.
Sleep is essential both in and out of the weight room. Learn how to maximize your zzzz's and improve your recovery time, workout performance, and muscle growth.
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Natural Muscle Building: A Look At Potential, Genetics & Arm Size
How much muscle can you add naturally? What arm size can you expect? Is it even possible to know the answers to these questions? Find out in this complete guide to natural bodybuilding genetics.
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Designing Training Routines Using Periodisation
Design the best bodybuilding training routines using periodisation. This in-depth article shows you how create your own cycling routine for maximum gains.
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5 Barbell Hip Thrust Tips to Take Your Glutes From Stick to Thicc
Completely transform your glutes by mastering perfect form on the barbell hip thrust. These 5 tips will help you take your glute strength to new heights.
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7 Ways to Improve Mind-Muscle Connection
Boost your muscle growth by focusing on each muscle as you're training with these 7 lifting strategies to improve your mind-muscle connection.
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Can't Do Pullups? Try These Progressions
Having trouble conquering your goal of being able to perform pull ups? Have no fear, these three steps will help you build the muscle required to do pull ups.
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How to Increase Your PRs with Explosive Warm Ups
If you're looking for a surefire way to increase your personal records on the big 3 lifts, these 9 explosive warm ups are exactly what you need to be doing.
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Take your back development to the next level with these advanced movements. These exercises can be added to your next pulling session, back workout, or full-body training session.
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How to Perform Bulgarian Split Squats
Team Gaspari athlete Jessie Keller shows us how to perform a perfect Bulgarian split squats and explains different ways you can use the leg exercise.
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Advanced Back Training: 5 Brutal Back Workout Finishers
Take your back training to the next level by adding a couple these 5 brutal finishing exercises to the end of your workout!
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Tips On Deadlift Form And Mistakes To Avoid
Ready to bust through your plateau and pull a bigger deadlift? Learn to correct these common deadlifting mistakes and you'll be lifting big in no time.
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Beginner's Guide to Power: 5 Exercises for Explosive Strength
Who said beginner's couldn't train explosively? If you want power, check out this beginner's guide with explosive exercises you should add to your workouts.
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10 Awesome Bodybuilding Books You Should Read
It's time to hit the books and make some knowledge gains! This guide to the 10 best bodybuilding books will tell you which books are worth reading.
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3 Back Exercises That Risk Shoulder Injury
Have you used any of these three exercises to train your back muscles? If the answer is yes, you may be putting your shoulder health at serious risk.
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