Category Archive for "General Articles"

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A Surefire Way To Increase Your Grip Strength

At first you’ll love this tip, then you might hate this tip. Let me explain. Most of us want more grip strength. It becomes frustrating when a dumbbell starts to slip during rows, or we fail to hit a deadlift…

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4 Tips To Help Build Better Weight Lifting Routines

Do you build weight lifting routines like you fill your plate at a food buffet? You know what I mean: picking and choosing splits, exercises, sets and reps based on what you’re hungry for on that given day. If so,…

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Body Composition: The War Between The Scale And The Mirror

Please check out John Cintron’s e-book: Building A Power Athlete With No Nonsense Training. It happens every Monday.  Someone wakes up and decides to enter the world of weight loss. They jump on the scale and sigh in disgust. Next they  try…

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Please Stop Using the Smith Machine for Big Lifts!

This article is by Soldier from the Muscle and Brawn forum. In the basement of the building where I work there is a gym. It’s stocked with all the standard gym fare; A pull down machine, a seated row machine, a flat…

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106 Lifting And Nutrition Myths That Must Die!

The following training and nutrition myths were contributed by the Muscle and Brawn forum. Let us know which you agree with, and which you don’t in the comments section below. Creatine is a steroid. Parallel squats are bad for your…

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25 Pictures Of Fit And Hot CrossFit Women

While most of the lifting industry is trying to decide if they love or hate CrossFit, one thing is for certain: CrossFit women are fit and hot. Are they more hot than fit, or fit than hot? Who cares. The…

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21 Tips For The Fat & Out Of Shape 40 Year Old

Please check out John Cintron’s e-book: Building A Power Athlete With No Nonsense Training. Hi. I am John Cintron and this was me 20 months ago. I am a regular guy who has trained since I was 13 in either…