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workout-sucks

3 Reasons Your Workout Plan Sucks

Are you 100% certain your workout plan doesn’t suck? The truth is that most self-designed workouts created by beginning lifters suck. It’s not their fault though. They are doing the best they can to create a training plan that seems…

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Power Shrug Hell – Build Your Traps And Deadlift

Looking for an intense but fun trap workout that will also help build your deadlift pulling power? Look no further. I call this program power shrug hell. On paper it looks simple, but in the gym it will work you…

training-evolution

The Search For Magic Workouts & Training Evolution

I have to admit, I don’t like much about the lifting industry. Never have and probably never will. Between the snake oil salesmen (which still exist), the false expectations (which are still pushed to naturals), and the 275,000 e-books that…

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How To Gain Muscle: My Two “Magic” Secrets

Muscle building can seem like an incredibly frustrating process. On one hand you have the 5% of lifters who appear to make it look easy. On the other hand, you have the rest of the pack who for the life…

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6 Pillars Of Strength & Muscle Building Success

I don’t believe in magic training systems. Some workouts are better than others. There is no doubt about that. But for every lifter that is successfully using a reputable program, there are many, many more that fail. It goes without…

skinny-bodybuilder

Muscle Mass Woes: You Might Be A Thinlet If?

What’s a thinlet? Well since I created the term I might as well give it an official definition. A thinlet is a lifter who is so afraid of getting fat that they don’t allow themselves to build any quality muscle…

build-muscle

“No Gainer”: 5 Reasons You’re Not Building Muscle

Not building muscle and frustrated? Consider yourself a hardgainer, or even worse – a no gainer? If so then you probably won’t believe the following statement: Muscle building is a simple process. I have no reason to lie to you….