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Beef Up Those Baby Calves With This 300 Rep Calf Workout
Plenty of lifters struggle with the genetic challenge of building bigger calf muscles. This 300 rep calf workout may be the solution they're looking for.
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Complete Guide To Supramaximal Interval Training (S.M.I.T.)
Learn the difference between two highly-effective interval training methods, get answers to some FAQs, and set-up your own interval training program.
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4 Shoulder Supersets That'll Torch Your Delts
Supersets are a great way to fit in more volume in a shorter amount of time. And these 4 shoulder supersets are just what you need to torch your delts!
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10 Things Over 40 Lifters Should Do Differently
There's no denying that working out gets harder as you grow older, but implementing these tips into your daily routine will ease the process.
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5 Common Ab Workout Myths Debunked
Looking to build a ripped 6-pack? Cliff Wilson debunks these 5 common ab workout myths that could be getting in way of your results.
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6 Strength & Athleticism Training Tips for Team Sports Athletes
Do you want to be the one your team turns to in a moment of need? If you answered yes, you need to check out these 6 tips for strength and athleticism!
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5 Core Exercises That Will Make You Better at Pull Ups
Performing perfect pull-ups requires a lot of core strength and stability. Add these 5 exercises into your workouts to start improving your pull-ups!
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20 Creative Gym Hacks That You Absolutely Need to Know
The weights never get lighter, but some of these hacks can help you move better, enhance your productivity and improve the quality of your next workout.
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Cardio Strategies to Burn a Thousand Calories
Looking to burn more calories, but not sure where to start? Try one of these cardio strategies that are guaranteed to burn thousands of calories!
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Boyce's Choices: Top 3 Exercises for Back
If you've been leaving these 3 exercises out of your workouts, you're missing out on some serious gains. Check out Lee Boyce's top 3 back exercises!
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The Science Behind the Drop Set & Muscle Growth
Drop sets are an excellent intensity technique to incorporate into your workouts, especially when you're in a time crunch. Read on to learn about drop sets!
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10 Training Tips to Maximize Your Chest Workouts
Transform your chest into one you can beat your fists against like King Kong. Start by getting the most out of your chest workouts with these 10 tips!
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The Top 5 Exercises For Killer Abs
Build thick and shredded abs with the top 5 abs exercises: bicycle crunches, vertical leg raises, the ab wheel, clothespins and flutter kicks.
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Top 3 Back Exercises To Build The Perfect V-Taper
Team MHP athlete Chris Bumstead shows us the top three exercises he's personally used to build one of the most aesthetic physiques in modern day bodybuilding.
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How to Develop Big & Thick Traps w/ Johnnie O Jackson
Team GASP athlete, Johnnie O Jackson, talks trap training and two of his favorite trap exercises he's used to build some of the biggest traps in bodybuilding.
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Training Talk: Which Muscle Group is Most Important for Aesthetics?
Which muscle group is most important for an aesthetic physique? Is it your chest, back, legs, arms, or shoulders? Read more and join in on the discussion!
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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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5 Pump-Inducing Workout Finishers You Should Try
Nothing compares to walking out of the gym with an amazing pump. In case you finish your workout without one, here are 5 workout finishers you can try!
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Tricep Trifecta: 3 Power Exercises For Tricep & Bench Strength
Coach Myers has the answer for two weightlifting woes. This workout will get you past your bench press plateaus and leave you with massive triceps!
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Smart Training: Don't Break Your Body Trying to Build It
Train smart and use mechanical tension, metabolic stress, muscle damage, or a combination of the three. This article shows you how & why to train smart!
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Think you can't have a great leg day from home with just your bodyweight? Think again! Check out these 9 underrated leg exercises that require no equipment.
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6 Single Leg Exercises to Double Your Leg Day Gains
Looking to double your leg day gains? Well then you might want to try unilateral training by utilizing these 6 single leg exercises. Read to learn more!
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Functional Training: 6 Keys to 360* Power & Strength
A lot of lifters ignore functional training simply because they don't understand its benefits. Learn how functional training can help you achieve your goals.
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The Working Man's Guide to Gains
Time consuming training plans are great...if you're a professional fitness model! For the rest of us, try this more realistic training plan plus tips.
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Ask Joe The Pro Vol. 7 - What Does It Take To Be A Natural Bodybuilder?
Joe talks about how he build massive pecs, tells you what it takes to be a competitive bodybuilder, and talks about OCD obsessive compulsive eating habits.
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Plyometrics: The Missing Piece in Your Programming Puzzle
Plyometric training isn't just for athletes. Learn how to supplement your routine with plyo to build muscle and see explosive results!
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How To Properly Romanian Deadlift To Maximize Glute Growth
Think Romanian Deadlifts are just accessory work? Learn how to perfect your form on this important lift for more developed glutes and hamstrings.
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Deadlifts Hurt Your Back? Here Are 4 Pain Free Alternatives
Struggle to get out of bed the day after you deadlift? Turns out conventional deadlifts aren't for everyone, here's a few healthier alternatives.
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Training Talk: Do You Really Need to Squat?
In this training talk, we discuss the barbell back squat. Is the exercise really necessary to build muscle? Or can you get away without having to do them?
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athletic man doing pull ups outside
Don't let a lack of gear keep you from growing a wide, thick back. Check out the top 5 back exercises without equipment and learn how to perform them!
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IFBB Physique Pro Jason Poston doing bicep curl
Need a way to finish off your arm workouts? Jason Poston shares his ultimate bicep finisher. Don't have an arm day routine? We've got you covered.
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Could Training Barefoot Lead to Better Gains?
Many bodybuilders from the golden era of bodybuilding believed training barefoot yielded better muscular results. Learn if barefoot training is beneficial.
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3 Bicep Exercises You've Got to Try Ft. Kris Gethin
Last week we visited Kaged Muscle CEO Kris Gethin to get an inside look at some of the unique exercise variations he has developed over the years in the gym.
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7 Abs Exercises You Need to Try
You may think you're training abs the right way, but if you want to build a serious core you need to incorporate these 7 exercises into your workout!
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Squat Depth: How Deep Should You Squat?
Squat depth is one of the most controversial and debated topics in the realm of weight lifting. Learn what factors might affect your ability to squat.
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Increase Your Bench Press By 30% In 5 Minutes
The bad news: there is no way to increase your bench press by 30% in 5 minutes. The good news: you can immediately improve your bench press stability and results.
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The Top 5 Exercises For Increasing Quads Mass
Fortify your quads with these 5 beefy leg building exercises: sprints, barbell step ups, barbell lunges, barbell squats and leg press.
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6 Strength Training Tips for the Average Lifter
A lot of lifters have a misconception on the appropriate way to strength train. Check out these tips on how an average lifter can improve their strength.
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Are You Training Or Working Out?
If you're trying to build muscle, it doesn't matter how much you sweat in the gym. Learn why chasing after anything other than progression is a waste of time.
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Muscular man deadlift in the gym
Brian Carroll, author of the 10/20/Life training book, helps you to weed through all the poor deadlift technique advice, and improve your form, safety and gym results.
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5 Best Chest Exercises Without Equipment
If you're on the go, training at home, or looking to mix things up, try these 5 chest exercises that require little to no equipment. There's no excuse for skipping chest day!
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An Interview with Casey Butt, Part 3
A look at the myths and realities surrounding what it means to be a hardgainer, the importance of strength training, and the use of supplements.
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Not Seeing Results In The Gym? You Might Be A Non-Responder
You are probably not one of these people. They make up less than 10% of those who exercise. These aren’t elite athletes or weekend warriors. These are non-responders.
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Hey bro, are you a meathead or a gym genius? Test your knowledge of exercise, nutrition, and supplementation and see how you stack up.
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Boyce's Choices: Top 3 Exercises for Quads
Accept the fact that most people are quad-dominant and stop neglecting your quad training. Build your quads with Lee Boyce's top 3 choices for quad training!
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30 Seconds to Failure: Activate Muscle Growth in Short Workouts
Are you under a time crunch or simply don't have the motivation to hit a long workout today? Give this method a shot for an effectively short workout!
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Picking the Perfect Deadlift Variation for Your Body Type
Not everyone is meant to pull from the conventional deadlift stance. Check out this article to find the perfect variation to maximize your deadlifting!
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4 Brutal Exercises That Build Extreme Core Strength
Achieve a strong core by building strength through exercises that work your muscles as a whole group, while eliminating mid-body weakness in the process.
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Do This Tricep Exercise to Build Tricep Size and Strength
If you're going to add any tricep exercise to your workouts, this is the one it should be. Learn more about the exercise and how to add it to your workout!
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 Aesthetic Training Tips | How to Build a Shredded Chest
In this video, MuscleTech athlete and IFBB Classic Pro Santi Aragon shows you some tips on how to build an aesthetic and shredded chest. Give these a shot!
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