Author Archives: Mick Madden

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Mick Madden is the primary content writer for Muscle and Brawn.
Bodybuilding Articles

Mr. Miyagi School Of Muscle Building


Do you spend a lot of time helping other lifters?

I’m going to share a training secret with you that will help you figure out who is serious and who is going to waste a lot of your time. I call it the Mr. Miyagi test.

It is guaranteed to work 95%… Read more

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Powerbuilding Workouts

Huge Gainer 10-2-10 Rep Scheme For Strength And Muscle


Huge Gainer 10-2-10 Rep Scheme

  • Level: Late beginner to Intermediate +
  • Application: Muscle Building and Strength Building
  • Exercise Selection: Best Used with Heavy Compound Movements

The 10-2-10 rep scheme consists of 10 total sets performed… Read more

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General Articles

106 Lifting And Nutrition Myths That Must Die!


The following training and nutrition myths were contributed by the Muscle and Brawn forum. Let us know which you agree with, and which you don’t in the comments section below.

  1. Creatine is a steroid.
  2. Parallel squats are bad for your knees.
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Home Based Workouts

Fullbody Home Workout: Build Muscle With Limited Equipment


I receive quite a number of questions each month regarding how to build muscle at home using limited equipment. Because of this, I decided to build a sample workout and guide.

Let me start off by stating the obvious: muscle building requires … Read more

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Fitness Articles

Benefits Of Resistance Training: Why Everyone Should Be Lifting Something


This article by EliteDreams from the Muscle and Brawn forum.

“Why in the world should I spend all that time and energy at the gym, when I could be home eating a grilled cheese sammich and watching TV with my family?” Good question.… Read more

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General Diet Nutrition Articles

Diet Plan Fundamentals For Lifters Never Go Out of Style


This article is by Soldier from the Muscle and Brawn forum.

In the world of dieting, trends come and go. And just like trends in pop culture, Today’s trend is tomorrow’s mistake (the trick with trends, of course, is to hold on to whatever falls… Read more

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Powerlifting Articles

5×3 Training Method For Increasing Strength


Low rep training is a proven and effective method of increasing strength. Most advanced strength athletes rely on singles, doubles and triples as the bread and butter of their workout routines.

This training method is perfect for the intermediate… Read more

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