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Progressive Overload

Raising the Bar ( How Much?) At some point, after getting started lifting, everyone wonders when to up the ante. After all, we aren’t going through the motions for the sake of it – we want results. For those looking to build solid,…

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All About Creatine

Supplements When I think back to my Gold’s Gym days, a time I most definitely was learning “the ropes,” as well, my way around a gym floor. I can clearly remember a few very serious lifters  (with some serious dedication) sitting on equipment between sets…

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Flair Out & Stretch Your Lats

I was told once way back when, as a lanky, ectomorph of a gym newbie by a yoked lifter, “If you want to show everyone up, just walk in and do 20 unassisted pull-ups before you workout.” I was on a serious mission…

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