High Risk, Low Reward: Is Training to Failure worth it?

Weight training began for me like it does for most guys: in high school, puberty raging and wanting to impress the ladies. Bonus: I got to hang out with my friends after school. Those days our brochacho workouts were almost exclusively the bench press, bicep curls, and shrugs. All show and no go, baby! We would press, add weight,…

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Squat racks are for Squatting! The Pros and Cons of my 6 Favorite Squats

  I heart squats, so how about a little #squathaiku to get us started: Humble Squats How I adore you Give me Gains The reason squats are considered the “king” of all exercises is that there are no better exercises for developing lower body strength, mass, and power like squatting. Want to run faster, jump…

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The Fastest Way to More Muscle

Pile on Muscle Faster than Ever Overview: Density Training is a great way to build muscle in less time Time-Restricted Density Training (TRDT)  is a way of cramming workouts into tighter workout schedules By lifting weights with less rest, you’re relying on metabolic stress to signal faster muscle growth Fit the workout to your schedule, and…

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I could hear them from across the parking lot. The thuds, booms, clanks, and rattles pierced the air and shook the windows. You almost thought the building was coming down. The noise was as if a construction site, a bowling alley, and a thunderstorm were making sweet, thundering love. When I entered the weight room…

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Be Better than the Burpee: Low-impact Exercises for Faster Fat Loss

It’s March, and that means Spring Break ‘17 is just around the corner. Many have already begun flocking to their gym to burn off belly fat before posing on the beach with their friends #springbreak17 #beachlife #duckface Some take a hardcore approach to their fat loss by sprinting, doing high-rep Olympic lifting/box jumps, and burpeeing…

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Six Sexy Secrets to Building Muscle that Lasts

“Man, I went to the gym the other day and lifted heavy weights for the first time ever. I came out totally jacked!” ~No One Ever Okay, so it’s a joke. When people said: “We would never want to look like you” Arnold Schwarzenegger famously replied, “Don’t worry, you never will.” He wasn’t joking. Building muscle,…

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