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freaky-bodybuilder

Consistency: The Cornerstone Of Muscle And Strength Building Progress

Are you missing workouts? To build muscle and strength you must remain consistent. Sounds obvious, but you’d be surprised by how many lifters miss multiple workouts a month (for many, more like multiple workouts each week). There is no point…

workout-system

What is the Best Workout System?

Let me just start by saying that I don’t believe in magic training programs. You’ve come here looking for the best workout system, but instead I am going to give you something better. I am going to provide you with…

squat-form

Two Squat Tips That Will Fix Most Bad Beginner Squats

In my day squatting was easier. You put the barbell on your back and squatted until you hit parallel. These days things are far more complicated. You have 259 different experts providing you with 7,154 different form tips to remember….

bench-press

5×3 Bench Press Program: Increase Your Strength With This Workout

This is an auto-regulating workout routine designed specifically to help you bring your bench press numbers up. Training Level: Intermediate Goal: Increase Strength Split: 4 Day Upper/Lower Duration: Repeatable You can continue to run this program over and over again…

german-volume-training

A Complete Guide To 10×10 GVT – German Volume Training

It is said that the German Volume Training (GVT) method, or the use of a 10 set x 10 rep scheme, was popularized by German national weight lifting coach Rolf Feser. It was used as an off-season method, with a…

muscle-building

6 Muscle Building Keys You Should Never Forget

Key #1 – Stay Consistent This is an obvious, but important rule. If you’re missing more than a handful of workouts each year something has to change. Perhaps you’re simply trying to hit the gym on more days than your…

burley-hawk

Powerlifter Burley Hawk from Westside Barbell Talks to MAB

Burley, can you give us a little background. What’s your age and when did you start lifting? I just turned 25. I started lifting weights when I was around 14, started powerlifting about two years ago, and started competing May…