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john-christy

Building Muscle & Strength With Realistic Short Term Goals

“Training Reality” by John Christy So, how’s your last month of training been? Have you stuck to the basics and made “a little” but steady progress or have you abandoned ship because progress was “okay” but too slow and are…

get-bigger

Why Aren’t I Getting Any Bigger?

By John Christy. For more information please visit the John Christy appreciation thread. Ah, the grand old question of them all. I know I’ve heard it a thousand times. Well, let me give you the reasons why. 1. Your eating…

gym-packed

New Year’s Resolution Guy: So You Joined The Gym, Now What?

This article by EliteDreams from the MAB Forum. A new year, a new commitment to live a healthier life. Your goal: to finally look like that one friend who’s always working out. So you’ve got a gym membership, and maybe…

bench-press

How To Test Your Bench Press One Rep Max

The following article will outline a method of testing your bench press one rep max. Please use the following guidelines to help determine which progression scheme you should use. Novice. You don’t recall the last time you tried to bench…

lift-big

31 Workout & Fitness Motivation Sayings Applied To Heavy Drinking

You’ve all seen the endless workout and fitness motivational sayings plastered across Facebook and Tumblr ad nauseum. Well it’s time for a change. These demotivational images take some of the most popular motivational quotes and apply them to heavy drinking…

bulking

You Know You’re Bulking When…

You know you’re bulking when… You crap twice a day. The hot cashier suddenly thinks you’re a pig because all the food you bought isn’t for a party, merely for your heavy squat day… If your gas can gag a…

squat-max

What Does Percentage Of One Rep Max Mean?

What does it mean when a workout calls for you to lift at a certain percentage of your one rep max (also listed as 1RM)? Let’s take a look… Your one rep max is the most weight you can perform…