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Should I Pyramid Reps, or use the Same Amount of Reps Per Set?

Should I Pyramid Reps, or use the Same Amount of Reps Per Set?

Either way is fine. I generally stick with the same weight for every set of an exercise.

Say I’m doing barbell overhead presses. My last workout I used 135 for 8, 7, 6 and 6 reps. … Read more

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What Weight Should I Be Adding to my Lifts When the Lift Becomes too Easy?

What Weight Should I Be Adding to my Lifts When the Lift Becomes too Easy?

I think it’s fair to add 5 pounds on most every lift, except for deadlift and squat, where 10 is best. Some smaller lifts require smaller increments, such as laterals,… Read more

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Am I Overtraining?

Am I Overtraining?

If you’re overtrained, you will feel sluggish, weak, and generally blah. Sometimes your joints will bother you. You generally will not be progressing in weight as well.

If you feel overtrained, take a de-load week… Read more

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I’m Confused: How many Sets Per Exercise?

I’m Confused: How many Sets are Best Per Exercise?

Research has revealed that for most exercises, 3 sets is enough. But how many sets you do doesn’t matter if you’re not focusing on progression of reps and weight. Do heavy… Read more

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What Can I Do to Get as Big as Possible in 3 Months?

What Can I Do to Get as Big as Possible in 3 Months?

Drink one gallon of milk each day. This is addition to your normal eating. Eat healthy, and eat often.

And perform phase 1 training….

Phase 1 training involves 3 weeks of pushing yourself,… Read more

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Is it Possible to Train too Hard?

Is it Possible to Train too Hard?

Sure…if you do 100 sets of biceps curls in a workout. Or 2000 pushups a day. Or run a marathon every 24 hours.

But for normal lifting routines, generally not…unless you are rest-pausing 15 sets to … Read more

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Can I Gain 30 Pounds of Muscle in 2 Months?

Can I Gain 30 Pounds of Muscle in 2 Months?

No. There’s a lot of bunk flying around the Internet, especially in the fitness realm. The most common form of bunk is the free PDF download, which ultimately leads you to a website trying to sell… Read more

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