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What Supplements Should I Take?

"That'll be 642.83" said the 20 something year old cashier at MaxMuscle. I was checking out with a tub of boring ol' creatine, but the...

Which is More Important, Rest Time or Weight?

As a male, I already have predispositions towards lifting weights that are too heavy for my abilities. When you add on my tremendous ego...

3 Suspension Trainer Exercises to Shred Your Core

Suspension Trainer (ST) exercises are great for a variety of reasons, as discussed here, here, and here. But one of the reasons that I...
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5 Ways to Get Results without Adding Weight

Rather than beating your head against the wall repeatedly trying to get a PR on your bench press, are there other ways to get...
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3 Bodyweight Exercises That Will Make You Look Better in a T-Shirt

Sometimes we don't have 2 hours to get to the gym, warm up, work out, cool down, shower, and drive home. Sometimes a pesky...

High Intensity Gym Cardio HIIT Workout

Here's a great and simple way you can workout this Saturday at your local big box gym, burn some calories, work on posture, and...
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The Brutal Truth About Those Lower Abs Exercises You’ve Been Doing

How are you developing your lower abs? Which lower abs exercises are you doing consistently? Have you ever heard the following statements? Planks are the best...
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Bodyweight Training Vs. Traditional Strength Training – Which is Better?

What if I said you could bulk up without ever touching a single piece of gym equipment? Huh? It’s true. Forget about training with barbells and...
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Why You Need Protein To Build Lean Muscle

What do you think about when you hear the word “protein”? Do you envision a big, sweaty weightlifter guy grunting loudly while he benches 400...
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3 Big Reasons You’re Not Seeing Results From Your Workouts

Does the way your body looks match the way you train? Are you working out more than ever but you're still not seeing the...
Strategies For Making Changes That Last

How I Gained 36lbs then Lost 14lbs of fat I Strategies For Making Changes...

Circle up, kids, it’s storytime! And this story is all about yours truly. Growing up, I was a pretty skinny kid. (How skinny? At my...
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Answers to YOUR Frequently Asked Workout Questions

How much weight should I be lifting? What are rep schemes? AM or PM workouts? Do YOU have a burning question about fitness, nutrition, or...
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You Fat Loss Superpower Isn’t What You Think It Is

A lot of fitness content these days focuses on slowing down, meditation, and breathing exercises. That's because we live in a constant state of...
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Want To Automate Success? Embrace Your Mundane Routines in a Big Way

Want to put success on auto-pilot with your fitness goals, your work, and your relationships? I've got some not-very-exciting news for you then. If you want...
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Crossfit For Weight Loss: Is It Best For YOUR Body?

If you’re like me, you probably have a love/hate relationship with CrossFit. I mean, it’s easy to look at guys like Rich Froening and...