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The Intermediate Lifter’s Guide To Building Muscle

Once you’ve accumulated a couple years of quality experience in the gym, gained your first 20 pounds of muscle and built a decent foundation of strength, you can classify yourself as an intermediate. The problem is, many of you will be stuck as an intermediate for years on end, and in some cases, forever. After…

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5 Fat Torching Metabolic Conditioning Workouts

I’ve always considered myself a reasonably fit guy. I’ve played a variety of sports from a young age and upon turning 16, without the bat of an eye, I joined my local gym and took up the sport of lifting weights. In the years since, I have managed to build what I like to think…

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Building a Superman Chest

Building a pigeon chest, man cleavage, shelf, percolating pectorals, whatever the name, a good set of chesticles is certainly a commonly shared goal by men the world over. It provides stature to how a man carries himself. For the ladies, pressing heavy weights makes them feel totally badass and is, of course, important within a…

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Using Olympic Lifts For More Muscle

As you scan your pass to your gym, you look forward to your workout, but not with the same fire that you used to have. Your squat, bench and deadlift haven’t gone up in months. Well, that’s not accurate enough. It really feels like the plates at your gym have been filled with lead instead…

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How to Fix your Chopstick Calves

You’re a hard working lifter, right? You follow a solid training program for months filled with bench pressing, squats, pull-ups, and lots of bicep curls. After all, curls do get the girls.   Your arms are filling out t-shirts, abs have been looking ripped, and those shoulders of yours sure are turning into boulders. You…

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