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

How To Gain Muscle: My Two “Magic” Secrets

Muscle building can seem like an incredibly frustrating process. On one hand you have the 5% of lifters who appear to make it look easy. On the other hand, you have the rest of the pack who for the life of them can’t figure out what in the heck… Read more

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6 Pillars Of Strength & Muscle Building Success

I don’t believe in magic training systems.

Some workouts are better than others. There is no doubt about that. But for every lifter that is successfully using a reputable program, there are many, many more that fail.

It goes without saying… Read more

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Strength Building Workouts

Strength Building 3×3: Self-Regulating Training System

This strength building 3×3 is a simple but highly effective method of training that will add numbers to your big lifts. Depending on the assistance work you choose, it can be used as a straight powerlifting or strength building workout,… Read more

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Bodybuilding Articles

Muscle Mass Woes: You Might Be A Thinlet If?

What’s a thinlet? Well since I created the term I might as well give it an official definition.

A thinlet is a lifter who is so afraid of getting fat that they don’t allow themselves to build any quality muscle mass.

You might be a thinlet… Read more

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Muscle Building Workouts Strength Building Workouts

3 Week Deadlifting Cycle for Muscle Mass & Strength

This is a simple deadlifting program for the early intermediate to intermediate lifter. It cycles through a heavy, light and moderate week and is designed to help you pack on muscle and strength.

During your first cycle, base percentages off… Read more

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Leg Workouts

High Frequency Squatting 12 Week Program

There was a (long) time during my lifting career where I thought squatting more than once a week was impossible. Scratch that – was insane.

Then I was introduced to a concept called fatigue management. Fatigue management is basically… Read more

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Muscle Building Workouts

2 Day Muscle Building Workout: Gains on Limited Time

We each run into periods of our life where we simply don’t have time to live in the gym. I’ve seen many guys quit lifting completely during these periods, thinking there was no point in only training a few days per week.

Nothing could… Read more

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