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Aspiring Bodybuilders: Time to Ditch the Online Bodyfat Calculators

Aspiring bodybuilders – it’s time to ditch the online bodyfat calculators and purchase a skin fold caliper. I know it’s easy just to click to a website, input your stats, and have a bodyfat percentage spit out. But that number is generally… Read more

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Female Warriors: 2 Inspirational Weight Loss Journeys

What if you were inspired to start a crazy diet that invovled eating only at night. And what if you found that this new diet was very effective. And after making this diet a lifestyle change – what if you found out that this lifestyle was actually… Read more

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Lose Fat and Get Ripped by Eating Big and Lifting Less

I know…the title of this article sounds like a joke, and I don’t blame you for being skeptical. But hear me out. What I am about to present to you is not a joke, nor is it bunk. There is a way for you to eat big, workout less and get ripped… Read more

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Interview: 4 Questions with Tiffany Forni

4 Questions with Tiffany Forni

Tiffany Forni has made an amazing transformation. Her blog states that she is a Fat Girl Turned Fitness Nerd. But there is more to the story then that. From blogging to photo shoots to writing a book…Tiffany… Read more

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The Warrior Diet Experiment, Part 2

The Warrior Diet Experiment, Part 2


Goal. My goal is to lose 100 pounds of bodyfat using the Warrior Diet.

The experiment. To see how much lean muscle mass I can retain while losing 100 pounds of fat on the Warrior Diet.

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Bulldozer Weight Training System Basics, by Muscle and Brawn

Origins. The Bulldozer Training system is a mix of Doggcrapp training, Max-Stim training, and Mike Mentzer’s Heavy Duty training. On the surface, Bulldozer Training doesn’t necessarily look like any of these systems. Here… Read more

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The Complete Squat Reference

The Traditional Squat

The traditional squat should be one of the first squat techniques to learn. In this movement, the bar is placed high on the back. This is sometimes known as the bodybuilding squat. The shoulder blades should be retracted… Read more

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