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Kaatsu Training: A Techinque for Enhanced Muscle Growth
Kaatsu Training has been shown to have positive effects on muscular strength and hypertrophy. Learn how to properly incorporate it into your workouts!
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Stronger Squat Tips With Ronnie Coleman
Need help putting up big numbers on squats? Take it to the next level by following these 3 tips and start seeing improvement in numbers in no time.
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Cliff talks about what should be the staple of any workout routine: compound movements! Squats, Deadlifts, and Bench Pressing should be staples.
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[Video] 3 Big Forearm Building Exercises w/ Victor Martinez
If you want big arms, you have to train forearms. Take these 3 exercises from IFBB legend, Victor Martinez, and start building your forearms today.
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Bodybuilding vs. Physique: Shawn Rhoden & Jason Poston Shoulder Workout
Prosupps athletes Jason Poston and Shawn Rhoden discuss their training philosophies over a brutal shoulder workout led by Psycho 21 founder Chris Lewis.
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[Video] Victor Martinez's Massive Quad Day (Leg Workout)
IFBB Pro and MHP athlete, Victor Martinez, shows us how he's still building his quads after 20+ years in the game. Check out his tips to build your quads.
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4 Ways To Get Stronger Without Increasing Weight on the Bar
The obvious progression is adding weight to the barbell, but doing so often leads to a mindset that encourages injury. Try out these 4 safer progressions.
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In this episode of One Minute Tips, Cliff Wilson demonstrates the proper form for the Hanging Knee-Up. Learn how to blast your abs with this exercise!
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5 New Landmine Exercises for Explosive Gains
The landmine accessory can help you train certain major exercises in a new and even safer way. Check out these 5 landmine exercises & use them in your workouts!
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Design your workouts to suit different types of muscle requirements. The more you know about your muscles, the bigger you can build them.
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Physique Pro Jason Poston's Chest Workout At The Mecca
As soon as we landed in LA, Team Prosupps athlete Jason Poston wanted to train at the Mecca. Find out how this Jason has built his pro level physique!
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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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20 Things To Know Before Barbell Squatting
Maximize your leg size and strength, improve your lift form and work to stave off common injuries with these 20 barbell squat tips.
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Heavy Bodybuilding Chest Workout w/ Iain Valliere
IFBB Pro and elite bodybuilding coach, Iain Valliere, takes us through one of the heavy chest workouts that he uses to build his massive chest. Check it out!
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Recreational (Bro) Lifting Versus Bodybuilding
Put aside the false information and common misconceptions known as "bro science" and get the results you want.
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5 Pre-Workout Foam Roller Exercises to Prevent Injuries
BSN Athlete Scott Herman shares 5 foam rolling drills that are essential for injury prevention. Check them out and start using them in your warm up!
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4 Dumbbell Exercises for Tricep Strength
Got a goal to destroy that bench press PR of yours? Some tricep accessory work will help and these 4 dumbbell tricep exercises are a good place to start!
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Sandbag Strength And Conditioning Workouts For MMA Training
Need a quick way to up your mixed martial arts game? Gain the technical and physical benefits of MMA training with sandbag training - no sparring partner required!
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Team Scivation takes you through an intense and effective complete Back Workout. This 30 Minute Back Routine could be just right for you!
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What Powerlifters Can Learn from Bodybuilders (And Vice Versa)
Instead of being so black and white when it comes to selecting your preferred training method, learn how other forms of training can benefit your end goals.
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Understanding Muscular Fitness
The article covers different types of strength, benefits of being fit and strong and different methods of strength training.
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Arm Toning Exercises for Women Ft. Amanda Latona
In this video, team ALLMAX athlete Amanda Latona Kuclo breaks down three simple arm exercises you can do to help tone and shape your arms! Check it out!
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Joe Donnelly Occlusion Training Tip
Joe Donnelly describes how he incorporates occlusion training into his workouts for better pumps and quicker recovery. Try it out for yourself!
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100 Yard Barbell Walking Lunges Challenge
Are you ready for the ultimate physical and mental challenge? Walking lunges are brutal to begin with; now try them for the length of a football field without stopping.
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Branch Warren’s Back Workout at MetroFlex Gym
We travel down to MetroFlex Gym in Texas to get a back workout in with IFBB Pro, bodybuilding legend, and GASP athlete, Branch Warren. Check it out!
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Cycling Training Programs For Maximum Results
Which training program is best? Find out how to use multiple approaches to maximize your gains.
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Lat Pull Downs Vs Pull Ups: Which One Builds A Bigger Back?
Team BSN athlete & Youtube star Scott Herman breaks down the differences between the Lat Pull Down and the Pull Up. Which exercise builds a bigger back?
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5 Most Effective Exercises For Building Your Legs
Looking for new ways to build bigger, stronger legs? Check out these 5 proven leg exercises plus a unique twist on each to really maximize muscle growth!
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Tip # 3 - The importance of using full range of motion during your workouts. Lighten the weight if need be and use a full range of motion. Go all the way!
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3 Tricep Exercises You’ve Never Tried with 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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6 Proven Ways to Boost Workout Motivation
There is absolutely no excuse for slacking off in the gym. If you're lacking the drive, check out these 6 proven ways to boost motivation and get after it!
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Top 10 Reasons (You Might Not Know) To Lift Weights
This article looks beyond the muscles in the mirror and explores ten ways that resistance training impacts overall health, wellness and quality of living.
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Brandon Hendrickson’s BAE Pillows Chest Workout
We visit IFBB Pro, Brandon Hendrickson, and his coach, Mandus Buckle, at The Chicago Barbell Compound to see what Brandon's prep chest workout looks like.
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Guide To Advanced Muscle Building Training Techniques
Boost your muscle and strength gains by learning how to use drop sets, supersets, rest pause training and other popular advanced training techniques.
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Tip # 7 - Derek stresses the importance of cardio exercises, even during bulking. Being aerobically fit is extremely beneficial when lifting heavy weights!
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12 Week Beginners Training Routine
Designed for absolute beginners to get their joints, tendons and muscles ready weight training. If you have never trained with weights, the routine is for you.
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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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Jason Poston's Giant Set Back Workout Routine
If you thought your back workout was tough, then you've got to check out IFBB Pro and ProSupps athlete Jason Poston's Giant Set Back Routine!
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The Dumbbell Row: Form Flaws, Set Up & Execution
The 1-arm dumbbell row is one of the greatest "bang for your buck" muscle and strength building exercises you can be doing. Unfortunately, it is often overlooked.
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[Video] Classic Bodybuilding: Steve Laureus' Shoulder Workout
IFBB Classic Physique Pro, Steve Laureus, takes us through the rear-delt focused shoulder workout he uses to help him build a classic era physique at Bevs.
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Build Muscle, Get In Shape With Limited Time
Can't find the time to eat right, build muscle and get in shape? Dustin Elliott provides some eating and training tips to help you hit your goals.
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Superset For Inner Chest Muscle Building (ft. Scott Herman)
The inner chest is a common area people look to target. In this video BSN athlete Scott Herman shares an effective superset to help bring out the inner chest.
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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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3 Reasons Why You Should Include Kettlebells In Your Workout
What if one piece of equipment could improve your power, strength, and overall conditioning? Learn how kettlebell training can help you reach your goals!
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Tip # 11 - Marc recommends High Intensity Interval Training for cutting fat. The elliptical machine can be a great tool. HIIT Cardio rules for fat loss!
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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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10 Crazy Barbells You Need to Try at Least Once
Want to really shake things up during your workouts? Try hunting down one of these 10 crazy barbells and give your workout the variety it has been lacking!
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Is Bad Form Stealing Your Gains? Here's How to Prevent it
Do you have bad form? You may be performing exercises incorrectly without even knowing it! Check out the proper and improper way to do these 4 exercises.
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5 Reasons Why Your Squats Suck
Brian Carroll, author of the 10/20/Life training book, helps you to weed through all the poor squatting technique advice, and improve your form, safety and gym results.
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Brandon Hendrickson's Prep Back Workout
In this video, IFBB Men's Physique Pro Brandon Hendrickson coaches us through one of his typical back workouts while on prep.
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