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Old 04-18-2010, 06:28 PM   #1
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Any have Jason Ferruggia's Muscle Gaining Secrets? Someone wants me to approach him for an interview and I want to get to know a bit about what he preaches.
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I was't sure what all you wanted to know but i checked out his site some and seen this soon as it popped up. It's just a little something.
Today I’m going to share 3 unusual muscle building tips for a bigger chest and arms that you may not have heard before…

- If you suffer from slouched posture and your shoulders are rounded forward (from sitting at a computer all day) you often end up with tight pecs that won’t grow no matter what they do. This is one of the rare cases where I might recommend an isolation exercise. After your main pressing exercise, try doing one 10-15 rep set of bodyweight flyes, on rings or straps, getting a deep stretch in your chest. Immediately after the set, stretch your pecs intensely for 30-60 seconds. Also, be sure to include some face pulls and band pull aparts in your program to strengthen your upper back muscles and even out an imbalances.

- When doing curls of any sort start the lift by curling your wrists first. I forgot about this for a while but was reminded of it after a recent exchange with the first Mr. Olympia, Larry Scott, who was a big proponent of this technique and had the guns to show for it. When you do this you engage the forearms and get a stronger contraction from your biceps. You also shorten the lever arm which allows you to use more weight. Basically you get more bang for your buck out of the exercise.

- The best triceps building exercises in existence are close grip bench press variations and dips. But from time to time some isolation work can be beneficial; especially for advanced lifters (beginners should stick with the first two exercises) and guys with bad shoulders who can’t press or dip. In this case you are left with extensions and push downs. Both fine exercises; the problem being that they end up hurting a lot of people’s elbows.

To get the most out of these exercises while avoiding the pain try using Fat Gripz (FAT GRIPZ|FATGRIPZ|FAT GRIPS - The Ultimate Arm Builder!) on the bar, dumbbells or pushdown handles. The fatter grip forces the hand to open wider and alleviates stress on the elbow. Less pain leads to more growth. It also has the added
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almost forgot accredit that to his website
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I'm looking for his e-book "Muscle Gaining Secrets".
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o sorry bro. thought you wanted a little of his teachings
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i think he had some articles on tnation. as far as the book i'll have to check my collection
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still looking, but i did find his book 101 best exercises for size
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I'm looking for his e-book "Muscle Gaining Secrets".
I'll check when I get home but I have a feeling I could possibly have that. Big possibility tho.

Will PM one way or the other.
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ok found it, sorry i've amassed a large collection of crap
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Thanks guys. I want to interview him for MAB but I hate walking into interviews blind.
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