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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….

arnold-rows

Top 5 Compound And Isolation Exercises For Each Body Part

Compound vs. Isolation Exercises Compound exercises are the meat and potatoes of muscle building. They work multiple muscle groups and are the most challenging and rewarding lifts. Compound exercises provide you with the most bang for your buck. They should…

protein-powder

Muscle Building And Protein Intake: Myths And Facts

You are probably confused about proper protein intake as it relates to muscle building. There is a lot of nonsense floating around on lifting forums. You’ve all heard it, things like “high protein causes kidney damage”, and “your body can’t…

squat-form

2 Common Squat Mistakes And How To Fix Them

For many of you proper squat form can seem like a puzzle. You’ve read all the articles, watched all the videos, but your squats sill look ugly and don’t feel right. This article will point out 2 common squat mistakes…

warmup-sets

How To Warm Up For Bench Press, Squats And Deadlifts

The following warm up protocol will help you prepare properly for your first working set on squats, bench press, deadlifts and other similar heavy compound exercises. Keep in mind that some of these steps are optional. Some individuals dislike stretching,…

negative-reps

The Muscle Building Positives of Negative (Eccentric) Reps

When you are focused on muscle building, you may be worried about increasing the weight every few weeks. You may also be focused on eating a muscle building diet, and you may be overlooking an important aspect of your training….