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Bro splits versus full-body routines

An age-old question in gym corridors is whether it is best to follow full-body or split routines to build muscle? A full-body workout consists of doing exercises where you train your entire body. A split muscle group schedule, also known as the bro split, on the other hand, targets one ...

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Dr. Squat Dies

Dr. Frederick Hatfield, affectionately known as “Dr. Squat”, passed away at the weekend. Hatfield was 74 years old. He was diagnosed with widespread metastatic cancer in 2012. He died on Sunday, 14 May. Known for pushing the boundaries of human performance Hatfield left an indelible mark on powerlifting, strength sports ...

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Think About Your Training Methodology

By Hennie Kotze, IFBB Pro bodybuilder When an athlete starts working with me they would often ask me why I use a lot of repetitions in my workouts. My answer is always: “Because it works!” I previously had the wonderful privilege of working with IFBB Pro bodybuilder Gary Strydom and ...

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Fuel up with greens to boost workouts

A Q&A with leading trainer Shelby Starnes, who explains how to leverage a low insulin diet for bodybuilding success.

A big bowl of leafy greens can make all the difference in the gym. Belgium researchers conducted a study to determine if nitrate supplements could enhance sports performance. Nitrate is found in diets rich in leafy green foods such as spinach and kale. It is important for the functioning of ...

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The Cube Method

The Cube Method, created by American top ranked powerlifter Brandon Lilly, combines strength training with hypertrophy type exercises.

Blast through sticking points The Cube Method, created by American top ranked powerlifter Brandon Lilly, combines strength training with hypertrophy type exercises. Lilly was frustrated with his training because he was not seeing the results he was expecting. It is common knowledge there is no substitute for the squat, deadlift ...

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