does cardio ruin gains

Does Cardio Ruin Gains?

Does cardio ruin gains?  The strength and fitness worlds have, unfortunately, fallen prey to cardio fear-mongering, and I think that’s to their detriment. At this point, it should be indisputable that aerobic training can improve almost every major marker of health. I think that it might actually improve your strength and size gains (or, at…

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A Definitive Guide to Building Muscle With Bodyweight Exercises

A Definitive Guide To Building Muscle With Bodyweight Exercises

One of the biggest myths in the fitness industry is that bodyweight exercises are only useful for leaning out. So many guys think that to get big, they need to have a gym membership to gain access to free weights and resistance machines. Well that’s just not true. The truth is, it doesn’t matter whether…

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blood flow restriction training

Blood Flow Restriction Training: An Interview with Jeremy Loenneke

Like injecting heroin, Blood Flow Restriction training involves wrapping your limbs so that the blood can’t exit your muscles; all while lifting weights. Jason Maxwell sat down to chat with the “Blood Flow Restriction Expert”, Jeremy Loenneke.  Here’s what happened. Jason Maxwell: So, Jeremy, I just want to start off and tell me 3 important things…

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bulking up intelligently

Bulking Up Intelligently

The six-pack season is over. You suddenly realize that while you sported a decent set of abs, you didn’t look as big and hard as you would have liked. This is why you are going to eat some serious food this winter and make sure your shirts no longer fit. That’s the story of most…

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master the squat

Master the Squat for Tree Trunk Legs

The Squat may be the most revered exercise for lower body development, and for good reason – it just freaking works. Athletes from Bodybuilder Tom Platz, to powerlifter Kirk Karwoski, have built mammoth legs with a diet of heavy, brutal squats. The question is not if squats will build big legs, but rather how to…

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