Dispelling Some Common Myths

Dispelling Some Common Myths 1.”I don’t want to become huge and disgusting, so I’ll stick to cardio.” This is not going to happen, it takes many years of intense and intelligent training to gain significant size in body mass. All of sudden they have the secret gene to get huge and if they touch the […]

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Test Your Body Fat Procentage

When losing fat it is important to know, not just how much weight you are losing, but how much of your body is muscle and how much is fat. You want to lose fat while maintaining or even building muscle. So, you need some way to keep track of your body fat percentage. The following […]

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Blueprints To A Massive Chest

Slowly but certainly the focus when training the body has shifted from muscular shoulders and a tiny waist, to building a chest that resembles the armor of a mythical soldier. The bench Press replaces the military press as the major lift for strength and bodybuilding was never the same again. Now every young lifter strives […]

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Proper Training For The Shoulders

The first thing to understand in big, strong, and well-defined shoulders is to not over-train them. Your shoulder muscles (deltoids, rhomboids,) are designed to stabilize your shoulder throughout a variety of movements with your arms. For example, although it’s your lats and triceps that are primarily responsible for the “throwing” motion, your shoulder muscles allow […]

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Do You Want to Gain Weight? Then Eat!

Time-and-time-again, athletes tell me they just can’t seem to gain weight, or even maintain their weight during the season. And, time-and-time-again my question to them is, “Did you eat breakfast today?” Unfortunately, the typical answer is “No, Coach, I didn’t.” Here are some of the top lame excuses I’ve heard from athletes wanting to gain […]

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It’s Not What You Do It’s How Hard You Do It

Today in the strength and conditioning field there are as many ways to train athletes as there different ways to run a football or basketball team. Being around collegiate athletics for almost 10 years I have seen hundreds of different strength and conditioning programs for virtually every sport. Some programs incorporate Olympic Lifting; some use […]

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