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Contract To Grow: Focus On Your Contractions To Build Muscle Mass, Rep By Rep

What’s your goal for a given set during a muscle building workout? Is it to lift the weight up as many times as possible? Is it to pile on maximal poundage and

Breaking The Female Myth: “If I Lift Heavy I’ll Look Like A Man”

Does lifting turn women into muscle bound freaks? Of course not! Find out the physiological and hormonal reasons why women can’t get as big as men. Female Weight Training You hear it

9 Reasons to Olympic Lift For a Better Physique

Experts say the Olympic lifts are awesome. Most trainees would certainly agree, thanks in part to the scores of articles written about the effectiveness of Olympic lifts at increasing explosiveness. However, not

A Load of Doggcrapp: Dante Trudel’s Doggcrapp Training System For Size and Strength

Let’s not call it a revolution yet, but if the ’70s were the era of Arnold (double splits, high volume) and the ’90s were the years of Yates (high intensity, low frequency),

An 8-Point Strategy For Getting Lean Without Cutting Carbs

The idea that a bodybuilder can get ripped to the bone while eating plenty of carbohydrates may sound ludicrous. Heck, with the overwhelming popularity of low-carb diets, you’d think it would be

Perfect Meals: Build Mass & Torch Bodyfat With This Full Day’s Worth Of Perfect Food Choices

The following six meals have one thing in common: They’re perfect. They’re flawless. They’re clean as can be, and they’re ideal because they help you build muscle (provided you’re hitting the gym

Power Of The Pyramid: Don’t Give Your Muscles The Same Reps & Weight Every Set, Make Them Work!

Diversifying my workouts was a constant challenge for me. Some guys go to the gym and do nothing but sets of 8-10 reps, 12-15 or 6-8. When I was training, I tried


F-A-T-S. Yeah, it’s a four-letter word, but — as you’re about to see — the right kinds of fats actually do a body(builder) good. Whether your goal is getting huge or getting