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Courtney King's Bleacher Booty Workout
BPI Athlete Courtney King shares one of her favorite 15-20 min outdoor circuit routines for leg toning and glute development without using any equipment.
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Hardgainer? Try These 9 Tips for Hardcore Gains!
Logging in hours of effort with minimal results? Being a hardgainer can be disheartening; however, these 9 tips may give you the edge to make hardcore gains!
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man stands behind rack of barbells at gym
Nobody's perfect, but if you want to make the most of your gym time, you'd better not commit any of these 6 dumb mistakes often made by lifters.
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Man doing pull up in the gym
In this episode of One Minute Tips, Cliff and his client Brian demonstrate the proper form for the Pull-Up. Follow this great advice to build a muscular back!
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Bigger Biceps: 4 Unique Bicep Curls Using a Bench
In this video, Jason Poston shows us four unique bicep curl variations he likes to do when he's looking to build bigger and more defined biceps.
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9 Tips for Building a Shelf-Like Upper Chest
Need help adding muscle to your upper chest? Check out these 9 tips and give the included workout a shot for the ultimate upper chest development!
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Big Back Workout with Mike Rashid and Cory G
Can you imagine the type of workout Cory Gregory and Mike Rashid could create together? No need to play make believe, check out this intense workout!
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Increase Squat Strength With These 70 Tips
Take your barbell squat from average to enormous. These seventy tips will help you to improve your training, form, focus and weaknesses. Time to smash new PRs.
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Regan Grimes' Shoulder Workout at the Mecca w/ Chris "Psycho" Lewis
Primeval Labs athlete, Regan Grimes, trains shoulders with Chris Lewis at Golds Gym Venice. In this workout, Regan utilizes the principles of Pychofitness21.
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A Look At Popular Bodybuilding Workouts
Joe Ohrablo discusses many popular training systems: Doggcrapp training, Heavy Duty, FST-7, AGS-10, Blood and Guts, and Non-Linear Periodization.
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4 Exercises You Should Start Doing to Improve Your Overhead Press
If you want to put up stronger numbers on the overhead press, then you should include these 4 exercises in your workout routine. Read on to learn more!
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Golden Era Gains: 4 Lifts From the Greatest Bodybuilding Era
Some of the greatest lifts from the golden era of bodybuilding don't see the light of day anymore, but we're changing that! Check out these 4 iconic lifts!
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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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The Weapon: The Best Ab Exercise You're Not Doing
Build a stronger core with this exercise that you've probably never even heard of before. Learn how to perform the weapon exercise and why you should.
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6-Pack Abs: Diet, Cardio, & Training Tips for Shredded Abs
Build the 6 pack you've always dreamed of. In this article, Team ALLMAX provides a guide to building 6 pack abs including diet, cardio, & workout tips.
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Coach Myers' 5 Exercises You're Probably Doing Wrong
Swaying, sweeping, or slinging? These are some of the adjectives that may describe your form when performing these five exercises!
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[Video] Chest Workout: Charles Glass Trains Errol Moore at The Mecca
Nutrex athlete and IFBB Pro, Errol Moore, goes through a chest workout in with his coach, Charles Glass, at Gold's Gym Venice. Check it out and give it a try!
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Don't Just Bulk - Maximize Yoru Bulk!
It's time to bulk, and bodybuilder Alex Stewart has 10 tips to help you maximize your off season and pack on new muscle mass.
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5 Advanced Arm Workouts Using Proven Scientific Techniques
Do you have a goal of building big, thick arm muscles? These 5 arm training techniques has the science to back them up. Try the workouts out for yourself!
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2 Unique Shoulder Exercises You've Never Done
Looking for two unique shoulder exercises that you probably haven't done before? Look no further and give these a shot to detail your cannonball delts!
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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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Bodybuilder doing dumbbell flys
Kurt "The Animal" Weidner talks about Day 1 of his split. The focus is on back and shoulders utilizing a wide variety of heavy compound movements.
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Intensely Brutal Leg Workout w/ Brandon Hendrickson
In this video, Team Beast athlete and 2018 Olympia Men's Physique champion, Brandon Hendrickson, takes us through his typical leg day prep workout.
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Common Weight Gain Myths
Weight gain myths. Gary Mathews takes a look at some of the common weight gain myths. If you're trying to gain weight this article is a must read!
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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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Never Stop Making Gains! Use Micro-Progressions For Non-Stop Growth
Reached your plateau? Considering switching up your entire routine? Not so fast! Use these micro-progressions tips to never stop making gains!
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How To Improve Your Pull-ups In 8 Weeks
Can't do a single pull up? No problem! This program will help to improve your pull up and back strength by increasing volume and training frequency over time.
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Chris Bumstead's Quad & Calves Leg Workout
Chris Bumstead takes us through one of his final off-season leg workouts before starting his prep. Check out the video and watch Cbum move some serious weight!
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13 Teen Muscle Building Mistakes
Teens: maximize your muscle building gains by avoiding these 13 common weight training mistakes.
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Plank vs. Crunch: Which is the Best Exercise for Abs & Core?
Which exercise is the better abdominal builder? BSN athlete Scott Herman breaks down the differences between the plank and the floor abdominal crunch.
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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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Is Workout Periodization Necessary For Getting Bigger & Stronger?
Are you lost without pages of workout logs in hand at the gym? By following these guidelines, you can ditch the elaborate programs and still see big results in size and strength.
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Bodybuilder doing a curl in the gym
Kurt "The Animal" Weidner talks about Day 3 of his split: chest and arms. See some of his non-conventional methods on blasting his body for optimal growth.
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[Video] Perfect Pull Ups | 4 Exercises to Help You Perform Pull Ups
Struggle to perform pull ups? Start using these 4 exercises that will help you build the strength needed to perform perfect bodyweight pull ups in no time.
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Overtraining 101 - What You Need To Know
What is overtraining? This article tells you what you need to know about overtraining, how to tell if you're overtraining and what to do about it.
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3 Unique Chest Fly Variations Ft. Jason Poston
Team Prosupps athlete and global fitness trainer, Jason Poston, shares his top three dumbbell chest fly variations. Give these a try on your next chest day!
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Build Bigger Biceps With This Curl Variation
Hitting those barbell curls hard, but still not making bicep gains? Maybe it's time to switch things up. Try Joe Donnelly's barbell curl variation!
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Workout Partner Training: Maximize Your Gym Time
Take your workouts with a training partner to a whole new level and improve motivation with these 6 gym strategies and 7 benefits from bodybuilder Brad Borland.
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How to Build a Muscular Chest w/ Victor Martinez
Victor Martinez shows us 4 different chest exercise variations he likes to use to add muscle to his chest. Give these a shot during your next chest workout!
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Principles For Bringing Up Weak Body Parts
Dustin Elliott explains how to bring up a lagging body part by doing away with once a week training, and adding in a second workout.
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Wasted Gains: 3 Reasons Your Workout Program Sucks
These 3 simple reasons are holding you back from accomplishing all of your fitness goals. Learn what they are and alter your workout program accordingly!
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6 Common Warm Up Mistakes You're Still Making
Are you guilty of one of these 6 common workout mistakes? Find out what they are, the appropriate way to fix them, & the perfect warm up regimen to follow!
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RJ Perkins flexing biceps in the gym
Scivation sponsored IFPA Pro RJ Perkins brings you his Power Hyper Deload muscle building workout system. Get to work and prepare to dominate!
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8 Week Intense Workouts: Part 1 - Back Workout
This back workout is short, intense and designed to build a strong v-shaped back. Warning, this workout is not for the faint hearted!
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Cedric McMillan's Cable Crossover Chest Building Technique
In this video, Cedric McMillan (IFBB Pro and Scitec athlete) shares a simple variation that makes a HUGE impact on overall chest size and development.
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Bench Pressing Linked to Poor Sexual Performance
A new study published in the Journal of Exercise Physiology and Phallic Hemodynamics has linked bench pressing with poor sexual performance.
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Athlete Cory Gregory standing in the gym
Exclusive to M&S. Q&A with MusclePharm co-founder and fitness expert Cory Gregory! Your muscle building, fat loss, nutrition and supplement questions answered.
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[Video] Sadik Hadzovic's Back & Tricep Workout w/ Dr. Mike Camp
Sadik Hadzovic's coach, Dr. Mike Camp, takes us through one of Sadik's back and tricep workouts. Check out the workout and give it a shot for yourself.
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Quick Tip: How to Isolate Your Chest on Machine Flys
In this video, IFBB Pro Regan Grimes shares a simple, yet effective, technique to eliminate all shoulder engagement while performing machine pec dec flys.
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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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