Category Archive for "General Articles"

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100 Reasons Not to Squat or Deadlift

This article by Elliot Reimers. You shouldn’t squat and/or deadlift because… …You will release too much growth hormone and develop gigantism …You will shatter the floor beneath your feet while squatting with all that weight on your back …Your testicles…

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How to Develop Your Grip Strength

We all know that it is imperative to have a strong grip when lifting weights or in daily life to have the ability to grip objects safely. But what is the best way to produce gains in strength for this…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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100 Reasons Why You Might Be A Gym Asshole

You might be a gym asshole if… If you put 242 plates on the leg press and perform 1/8 reps while screaming. You pose in the mirror in-between sets. You do alternating curls with 20# DB and grunt with each…