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Adjustable dumbbells: Versatile and easy to use

There are two main types of adjustable dumbbells on the market: Traditional adjustable dumbbells come with a bar, weight plates and collars to fasten the weights to the bar. You remove the weight plates by taking off the spin on collar, pulling the weight plates off and then sliding new ...

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Exercise rejuvenates cells

By strengthening our muscles we can improve our lifespan. American researchers have found that exercise helps the body to keep the cells in the muscles strong and healthy. According to scientist Zhen Yan exercise improves muscle health by rejuvenating its cellular powerhouse, the mitochondria. “Whether muscle is healthy or not ...

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The Strongman Supplement Plan – USN’s Samuel Frauenstein

USN Man Remade Samuel Frauenstein

The Strongman Supplement Plan: Samuel Frauenstein‘s approach to supplementation and nutrition revealed. The nutritional requirements of strongman competitors like Team USN Elite athlete Samuel Frauenstein varies to those of bodybuilders as their goals are completely different. Where bodybuilders focus on aesthetics, with muscle gain and fat loss of paramount importance, strongmen ...

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Make Stubborn Calves Grow!

john leslie

Calves are a muscle group many guys tend to struggle with in the gym. Not only are they an extremely stubborn muscle group to grow but people tend to get lazy when they need to train them hard or they follow the wrong approach. To get your calves to grow ...

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Fuel your workouts with USN’s Anavol Intra-Gro

USN Anavol

Science has come a long way since bodybuilders depended on coffee as a performance enhancer. The easy-to-digest carbohydrate called Vitargo has been on the lips of everyone who is on a mission to crush their workouts in the gym. Consuming the right nutrients at the right time is critical if ...

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Move of the Week: Reverse Hack Squat Calf Raises

Give Reverse Hack Squat Calf Raises a try next time you are hitting your calves!

Give Reverse Hack Squat Calf Raises a try next time you are hitting your calves! Calf size is determined by genetically structured anatomy but that is no excuse to not train them hard, slap new mass onto them and boost better lower leg development. Main muscle group worked: Calves Execution ...

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Supersetting: More work in less time

A superset, two exercises performed consecutively without rest, is popular when you don't have hours to do countless exhaustive reps and sets in the gym.

A superset, two exercises performed consecutively without rest, is popular when you don’t have hours to do countless exhaustive reps and sets in the gym.  The traditional method is combining two exercises of antagonistic or opposing muscle groups such as barbell curls with tricep pushdowns. This strategy is effective because ...

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Full body blast

Follow the king of bodybuilding, Bill Pearl, and blast your body with his famous 'Bulk and Power' routines!

Follow the king of bodybuilding Bill Pearl is regarded as a legend in bodybuilding and strength training circles, winning the Mr. Universe four times (1956, 1961, 1967 and 1971) among many other titles and awards before becoming an authoritative trainer and writer on bodybuilding and nutrition with best-selling books such ...

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Core-4: For strength & hypertrophy

Core-4, originally conceived by powerlifter Derek Charlebois, is as tough as it gets, mixing low-rep, strength-focused training with higher-rep hypertrophy sets.

Don’t let the name fool you. Core-4, originally conceived by powerlifter Derek Charlebois, is as tough as it gets, mixing low-rep, strength-focused training with higher-rep hypertrophy sets. Core-4 is built around the classic power lifts of squats, bench press, deadlift and the overhead press. These original strength exercises, ideal for ...

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Take PHUL by the horns!

PHUL is an abbreviation for power hypertrophy upper lower, a training split designed to hit each muscle group twice a week with emphasis on both the upper and lower body.

Size without power is meaningless. PHUL is an abbreviation for power hypertrophy upper lower, a training split designed to hit each muscle group twice a week with emphasis on both the upper and lower body. PHUL blends power and size building principles to get stronger and bigger. If you have ...

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