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09/19/2012 | fitness

Six Things Your Gym Must Have

Most gyms are not interested in whether you meet your goals or not. It’s ironic that the place you go to get in shape may be what’s holding back your progress. Read more

09/12/2012 | fitness

Bench Press 101

No other exercise is more revered than the bench press. The majority of lifters are typically immersed in endless sets of every bench press variation you could imagine. Read more

09/10/2012 | fitness

The Art of Flipping the Switch

What’s your current ambition? I would imagine waking up every morning without a goal could be very lackluster. And, don’t play down the importance of your goal, what you desire and/or whether or not you can achieve it. Read more

09/07/2012 | fitness

Carb Back-Loading: Training Without Carbs

Stripping carbs from your diet appears to make the central nervous system function with greater efficiency—as motor signals increase in amplitude. This allows for an increase in single-rep power production and fine-motor control. In other words, your ability to coordinate movement is augmented by the absence of carbs. Read more

09/05/2012 | fitness

Intensity vs. Inanity

Bottom line: This stuff is hard. It's supposed to be hard. If getting a great body was easy, every woman would look Jessica Biel, and every guy would have a body like Kellan Lutz. Read more

09/05/2012 | fitness

Train Muscles NOT Movements!

If your primary training goal is to GET BIGGER muscles (i.e. increase hypertrophy), we’ve found it’s best to focus on training MUSCLES, not movements because your goal is about muscles: bigger shoulders & chest, wider lats, harder butt, etc. Read more

08/21/2012 | fitness

Carb Back-Loading Step 1: Breakfast

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It will make you a healthy, happy, ripped, jacked, lean, energetic sex and training machine. But I tell them to stop eating breakfast and you shouldn’t be eating it, either. Read more

08/12/2012 | fitness

The Most Powerful Training Tool

If you are having a difficult time finding motivation to train, then you must focus your time and attention on doing the things you LOVE. Read more

08/08/2012 | fitness

Pick up Heavy Stuff

In the early days of strength training there were no squat stands or bench presses. The deadlift was the premier exercise for building size and strength, as it should be. Read more

08/06/2012 | fitness

Just 1 Percent

Start with 1%. Pledge to spend 15 minutes each day on your health. As you progress, the time you devote to fitness will undoubtedly go up, but I’m asking you for only 1% now. Read more

08/01/2012 | fitness

Carb Back-Loading: What’s Old Is New

When you first wake up every morning, your body is primed to burn fat. The worst thing you could do at this time is to have a classic American breakfast, including foods like juice, toast, or cereal. Read more

07/31/2012 | fitness

Four Must-Try Mobility Drills

Here are four mobility drills to get you started, but the important thing that I want to bring to light is that only four drills can go a very long way in improving the way you move. Read more

07/30/2012 | fitness

Shock Me

I want to talk about how you can use shock to your advantage in your fitness journey. Muscles weren’t designed to be bored. They hate monotony. You have muscles all over your body, just asking for a little excitement. Read more

07/26/2012 | fitness

Old School Muscle

Here are six forgotten bodybuilder techniques that will transform your body. Add these to your fitness plan—including a favorite technique from Arnold—and the only thing that will be old is the body you used to have. Read more

07/25/2012 | fitness

Top 6 Best Squat Tips

I thought it would be perfect for this week’s theme of the dreaded ‘chicken leg syndrome’. Squats aren’t called the ‘king of all exercises’ for nothing. Read more

07/24/2012 | fitness

15 Minutes to Eradicate Chicken Legs

With only 15 minutes of time, it’s difficult to imagine that one could get a great leg workout. What about one that can increase strength, speed, power, and muscle size? Impossible? Not remotely. Read more

07/23/2012 | fitness

Chicken Legs and the Big Picture

People love to do their bench press sets. They love to do their curls. I’ve heard them talk about their hot tub muscles, or say things like “Sun’s out, guns out!” But if you are leaving half of your body unworked, you can never consider yourself truly fit. Read more

06/25/2012 | fitness

Arnold Classic Europe 2012

The Arnold Classic Europe 2012 is set to kick off in Spain from October 11-14, 2012. Be sure to buy your tickets now! Read more

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