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More focus on posing at Arnold Classic 2016

Branch Warren and Dexter Jackson face off at the Arnold Classic 2015

Two-time Arnold Classic champion and three-time Mr. Olympia runner-up Kai Greene will be one of the main attractions at the Arnold Classic North America scheduled to take place from 3 to 6 March in Columbus, Ohio this year. Other top competitors to flex on stage, in what is regarded as ...

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Madcow 5×5

Heavy, low rep workouts will build brute strength because all the energy is put into making large muscles and corresponding attachments stronger

Heavy, low rep workouts will build brute strength because all the energy is put into making large muscles and corresponding attachments stronger Madcow 5×5 is based on Bill Starr’s 5×5, known as the most popular and effective strength routine ever devised. Madcow is the username of a person who was ...

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Carbs: Your training fuel

Not ingesting enough calories can result in a lack of important nutrients. This is especially true when it comes to carbohydrates.

If you are serious about your training you will know that getting enough calories is important to pack on size Nutrition is a key part of any bodybuilder’s training. Not ingesting enough calories can result in a lack of important nutrients. This is especially true when it comes to carbohydrates. ...

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DoggCrapp Training

Are you ready to go DoggCrapp?

Are you ready to go DC? Bodybuilder Dante Trudel invented the DoggCrapp method of training, a system that has grown in popularity over the years. DoggCrapp was taken from his anonymous screen name on a forum and it stuck. DC training is centered around rest/pause sets, low volume, high frequency ...

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The squat is dead. Long live the squat.

“Nothing tests your will more than a heavy barbell across your back” – Jim Wendler.

“Nothing tests your will more than a heavy barbell across your back” – Jim Wendler. I don’t like getting people’s juices flowing but I love the squat. It’s one of my favourite exercises. For me it’s bad ass. Nothing gets me fired up more than to pile on some plates ...

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Push-ups: Just as good as bench presses?

Push-ups - just as good as bench presses?

Now you can add either the bench press or push-ups to your workout without fear of losing strength or endurance. In a study, recently published in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, researchers compared push-ups and the bench press to find out which one of the exercises is the ...

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The power of the mind

Is there truth to the mind-muscle connection?

Is there truth to the mind-muscle connection? Bodybuilders have for decades been emphasising  the importance of the mind-muscle connection to recruit more muscle fibers when you train. This internally focused strategy involves visualizing the target muscle and consciously directing neural drive to the muscle during workouts. A lot of this ...

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IFBB SA Championships 2015 – DAY 2

IFBB SA National Championships day 2

DAY 2 Athletes took to the stage at the Sandton Convention Centre for IFBB’s SA Championship on the second day of the show on Sunday. The conditioning of the competitors was on point with Mpumalanga’s Carmen Botha showing her quality as top contender in the Ladies Fitness Bikini 1.69m class ...

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