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Delt destruction

Former IFBB Pro bodybuilder Seth Feroce recommends the following workout to jump-start your shoulder growth: Complete a total of 4 giant sets (one exercise after another until completion): Bent-over rear dumbbell raises – 12 reps Dumbbell side lateral raises – 12 reps Dumbbell front raises – 12 reps Superset the ...

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Pump up them guns!

You want a bad ass Y3T arm workout? Well here is one, courtesy of Y3T-creator Neil Hill. Y3T Week 3 Arm Workout Giant set performed 3 times: Close Grip EZ Bar Press 20-25 reps Lying Cable Straight Bar Overhead Extensions 20-25 reps Incline Cable Straight Bar Overhead Extensions 20-25 reps ...

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Neglected classics

Modern-day lifters can still learn from the blasters of the past about packing on some serious size. In the forgotten era of weight lifting the contestants in a bodybuilding show had to show their strength by cleaning and pressing Olympic-style lifts. The bodybuilders of the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s took ...

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Train your weaknesses first

Got a lagging or stubborn muscle group? In his latest newsletter Neil ‘Yoda’ Hill, founder of the world class training system Y3T, touches on the prioritisation of your weaker muscles to bring them up to speed with the rest of your physique. There are many things you can do to ...

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Lee ‘The Blond Myth’ Priest

Love or hate him – Australia’s most successful bodybuilder Lee Priest will forever remain ‘The Blond Myth’. Lee entered the Niagra Falls Championships, where at 20, he became the youngest man ever to turn IFBB Pro. His competitive record has been an impressive one, with five top 10 finishes at ...

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Learn how to squat bigger!

In another instalment of one of his popular newsletters Y3T founder Neil Hill shares valuable tips on how to squat correctly. The issue with squatting There is no question that squatting is one of the best ways to add muscle mass to your thighs whilst also improving overall physical conditioning. ...

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Link between brown fat and exercise

The same brown fat that keeps bears warm during their winter hibernation could be a key player in the connection between exercise and metabolism. In a new study a team of American researchers discovered a fat molecule which had previously been linked to exposure to cold temperatures surging in the ...

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A split for all seasons

Get big or ripped no matter what the season. When you follow a solid training programme that focuses on muscularity, fat loss and strength you are bound to get the results that you are after – be it in winter or summer time. This whole-body training split will have you ...

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Is ‘Big Ramy’ the future Mr. Olympia?

Judging from a series of pictures posted on social media of Mamdouh Elssbiay, the IFBB Pro’s climb to the top of the bodybuilding ladder has been nothing short of phenomenal. Often referred to by his nickname ‘Big Ramy’ the Egyptian was runner-up to Phil ‘The Gift’ Heath at the 2017 Mr. ...

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Old school advice for beginners

Old-school bodybuilder Franco Columbu was famous for building a powerful physique for the bodybuilding stage. Born in Italy, Franco Columbu was a powerlifter who won numerous strong man competitions in Europe before competing in the sport of bodybuilding. He is perhaps best known as Arnold Schwarzenegger’s training partner in the ...

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