Weight Loss

How Many Reps Should I Do?

How Many Reps Should I Do?

Here’s what you need to know… •  It’s not what you can do in a set, it’s what you can do in a workout. It’s not what you can do in a workout, it’s what you can do in a training cycle. •  If you’re interested in

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Pull Up Mistakes You Need To Avoid

Pull Up Mistakes You Need To Avoid

When you’re trying to work your back, the most used exercise seems to be the pull up. It’s effective, it works the right muscle groups and it shows results. It also seems very easy. Reach up, grab hold of a bar, and pull yourself up until your

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3 Reasons Your Calves Aren’t Growing Written By Menno Henselmans

3 Reasons Your Calves Aren’t Growing Written By Menno Henselmans

Photography: Brian Moss Here’s what you need to know… Contrary to some naysayers, your calves have significant growth potential and should be able to grow as big as your arms or your neck by training them in line with their functional anatomy. The first step to bigger

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Olympic Shoes or Chucks for Squats?

Olympic Shoes or Chucks for Squats?

Here’s what you need to know… •  Heel lifts help you stay more upright during the squat and prevent a valgus collapse caused by imbalances in the lower body musculature. •  Olympic shoes could help you early on in your squatting career, but they could hinder performance

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Tips For Making Your Cardio Workout More Successful

Tips For Making Your Cardio Workout More Successful

Cardio workouts have a variety of benefits: they’re important to keep your heart healthy and they are a must-do type of exercise if one of your goals is to lose some weight. Even if weight loss is not a personal goal, cardio is a beneficial type of

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Common Myths That Keep Women From Lifting Heavy

Common Myths That Keep Women From Lifting Heavy

  Weight training has long been known to improve health, improve strength, step up vigor, and improve the physique. Men have been taking advantage of this fact for many years now, but many women have avoided weight training and continue to do so because they see it

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Ways To Help Muscle Recovery

Ways To Help Muscle Recovery

It’s extremely important for the body to recover when exercising so it can fix and strengthen itself. When a person performs a new exercise, his muscles may become fatigued and suffer micro-trauma or tiny tears to the muscle fibers. Recovery is essential when micro-trauma occurs, because the

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Caffeine Factor: The Ultimate Guide To Caffeine

Caffeine Factor: The Ultimate Guide To Caffeine

Caffeine is one of the most commonplace stimulatory drugs ingested in everyday society, and with that often comes misuse and misinformation. Not surprisingly, when you walk into most any grocery or convenience store you’ll come across a plethora of “energy drinks” infused with copious amounts of caffeine.

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6 ways to burn belly fat

6 ways to burn belly fat

Want abs of steel? While planks, twists and crunches will sculpt your abdominal muscles, there are other factors at work. Chiefly, body fat, which can mask your hard work. Think of this simple year-round plan as the rope for the stage curtains. 1. Strength training Don’t forget

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‘We’re all fat again’: More ‘Biggest Loser’ contestants reveal secrets

‘We’re all fat again': More ‘Biggest Loser’ contestants reveal secrets

As “The Biggest Loser” heads toward its live finale Jan. 29, two more ex-contestants approached The Post alleging abuse by the NBC show. “I suffered multiple stress fractures in my feet,” says Season 2’s Suzanne Mendonca. “I was diagnosed during filming, and the producers and trainers said, ‘You

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