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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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Muscle Confusion: Which Workout Is Best?

Which workout is best? Do you really want to know the answer to that question, because it might disappoint you. I’ll give you a few minutes to think about it. All set? Good. Here we go… The best workout is:…

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Mr. Miyagi School Of Muscle Building

Do you spend a lot of time helping other lifters? I’m going to share a training secret with you that will help you figure out who is serious and who is going to waste a lot of your time. I…

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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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Benefits Of Resistance Training: Why Everyone Should Be Lifting Something

This article by EliteDreams from the Muscle and Brawn forum. “Why in the world should I spend all that time and energy at the gym, when I could be home eating a grilled cheese sammich and watching TV with my…

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5×3 Training Method For Increasing Strength

Low rep training is a proven and effective method of increasing strength. Most advanced strength athletes rely on singles, doubles and triples as the bread and butter of their workout routines. This training method is perfect for the intermediate to…