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Post Workout Nutrition Questions

1) Do you usually eat/drink a post-workout meal or supplement? I like to eat six meals a day as consistently as I can and also keep the percentages of carbohydrates, protein, and fat at a balance of 50% carbohydrate, 40%…

Athletes Need to Read Labels

Labels provide a tremendous amount of important information. Most foods are now labeled, even those that are not in a package (the label is usually listed by the price in the store). The food label lists the amount of each…

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Pullovers – A Forgotten Exercise That Can Add Inches Of Solid Mass To Your Chest

The pullover is an exercise you seldom see done in the gym anymore. Yet back in the “Pumping Iron” days of bodybuilding it was a staple in almost everyone’s routine. In fact, way back in the old days before the…

Setting Yourself Up To Win

Everyday my inbox gets filled with countless e-mail from bodybuilding and fitness enthusiasts from all over the world. Most of the e-mail questions ask things such as what are the best workouts to follow, what are the best foods to…

5 Shortcuts To Build Muscle Size

These days it seems that everything needs to be bigger, faster, and stronger. Going to the extreme is the norm. Everything from extra strength headache pills, to energy drinks, and high speed Internet. Bottom line is that people want change…

How To Achieve Your Muscle Building Goals

One of the “secrets to success” that is used by all top-level athletes, successful business-people, and achievers in all fields is goal setting. Goals give you long-term vision and short-term motivation. They focus your efforts and help you to organize…

How Strict Should Your Exercise Form Be?

When it comes to weight training there are generally 2 schools of thought when it comes to exercise form. There are the typical personal trainers who say you should use slow and controlled movements. Then there are the power and…