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How Low Should You Squat?
Get the lowdown on how down-low your squat should be, and the pros and cons of squatting to build power, versus squatting for bodybuilding.
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WNBF Pro Bodybuilder Kurt Weidner shares his healthy muscle building recipes.
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Around The World Pull Up Routine w/ Robert Timms
Robert Timms' around the world pull up routine builds your back by hitting the lats from different angles using different hand grips and positioning.
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3 Scientifically Backed Tips to Help You Increase Strength
Get out of that plateau you've been stuck in for weeks! These 3 tips to increase your strength are backed by science & will help you achieve break your PRs!
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The Minimalist Guide to Weight Lifting
When it comes to muscle, bigger is better. But what about your training? Learn how to do more with less with this minimalist guide to weight lifting.
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Training Your Glutes For Aesthetics And Strength
Squats and lunges aren't the only glute building exercise in town. Chris & Eric Martinez explain how to maximize activation by using exercises you wouldn't expect.
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3 Landmine Lower Body Exercises You Haven't Seen Before
Landmine training and the countless exercises you can perform are extremely beneficial and can be a key component in your training program. Give these 3 a shot!
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The Quadzilla – 60 Minutes of Leg Destruction
Want leg size? Willing to do anything? Look no further. The quadzilla is a shocking leg workout that will induce monster-sized leg gains.
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5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Squat Instantaneously
Everyone wants a bigger and better squat, but they go about it all wrong. Read this article to learn 5 ways you can improve your squat instantaneously!
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300lb Bodybuilder Juan Morel’s Mixed Volume Leg Workout
If you thought your leg day was intense, then you've got to check out Juan Morel's mixed volume leg day! See exactly how the 300lb bodybuilder trains legs!
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How To Properly Romanian Deadlift To Maximize Glute Growth
Think Romanian Deadlifts are just accessory work? Learn how to perfect your form on this important lift for more developed glutes and hamstrings.
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IFPA Professional Bodybuilder and Scivation-sponsored athlete RJ Perkins brings you his Power Hyper Deload muscle building workout system.
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The Ultimate Guide to Turkish Get Ups: How, When, & Why to Perform Them
Learn how Turkish get ups can improve mobility & stability of the hips, shoulder, and thoracic spine while improving core strength, coordination, & balance.
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Jump Around: How You Can Benefit from Plyometrics
Don't think you can benefit from adding in plymotrics to your workout programs or don't know where to start? Read this article & learn 4 easy plyo moves!
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Deadlifts Hurt Your Back? Here Are 4 Pain Free Alternatives
Struggle to get out of bed the day after you deadlift? Turns out conventional deadlifts aren't for everyone, here's a few healthier alternatives.
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Ultimate Workout Nutrition Guide: Part 2
Workout nutrition can be confusing. Learn about the role of protein quality and quantity, catbohydrates, fats and nutrient timing in this complete expert guide.
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[Video] Sadik Hadzovic's Chest & Shoulder Workout w/ Mike Camp
Sadik Hadzovic's coach, Dr. Mike Camp, takes us through one of Sadik's push oriented chest and shoulder workouts. Watch the video & give it a shot for yourself!
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Need Some Workout Variety? Try These Strength Building Exercises
Jeremy Wood details 5 exercises that will spice up your strength training, including the reverse clean and press, and squat lockouts.
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3 Exercises You Should Start Doing to Improve Your Bench Press
If you want to build a stronger base for bigger bench press numbers, then these are the three exercises you should be doing during your bench workouts!
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Do You Know What it Means to Actually Train Hard?
Social media & mainstream fitness outlines have depicted the wrong interpretation of what it means to train hard. Learn what training hard actually means!
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CT Fletcher's Agony Of The Shoulders Workout
Ready to build the massive shoulders you've always dreamed of? "The Superman from Compton" CT Fletcher is here to show you how to do just that.
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This workout alternates between power/strength workouts one week - focusing on compound movements and low reps, and higher volume/intensity training the next.
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M&S Quick Tip: Shoulder Striation Superset w/ Steven Cao
Team BPI athlete & IFBB Pro, Steven Cao, shows us one of his favorite shoulder supersets. Give it a try on your next shoulder day for a great shoulder pump!
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Training Talk: Do You Really Need to Squat?
In this training talk, we discuss the barbell back squat. Is the exercise really necessary to build muscle? Or can you get away without having to do them?
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The Best HIIT Routines for Cardio Equipment
You already know that HIIT is the best way to get lean. So check out these 6 HIIT routines - one for each piece of common cardio equipment at the gym.
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Top 5 Workout Program Assistance Exercises
If you're like most lifters you've been using the same assistance exercises forever. It's time to infuse your training with 5 potent exercises you're probably not doing.
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5 Ab Exercises for Absolutely Better Abs (Plus Ab Workout!)
Looking to chisel your midsection but now sure what the best ab exercises to do so are? Read on to learn which are Coach Eric Broser's favorites!
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Get Intense! The Basics Of Extended Set Techniques
Jim Brewster helps you to understand key high intensity training techniques including rest-pause training, drop sets, supersets and more!
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Regan Grimes vs. Jose Raymond - Heavy Bodybuilding Chest Workout
Pro Bodybuilders Regan Grimes & Jose Raymond destroy chest at the M&S HQ in Columbia SC! Check out this heavy bodybuilding chest workout and give it a shot!
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3 Ways to Break Through Squat Plateaus
Stuck in a squatting rut? Can't seem to hit that new squat PR? Check out these 3 tips on bursting through your squatting plateaus & accomplish that PR!
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Bodybuilder doing chest flys in the gym
Cory Gregory explains why Arnold loved chest flys, and how performing them properly can help you build a massive chest like Golden-Era Schwarzenegger!
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Author Cliff Wilson
Cliff Wilson is a competitive bodybuilder who's in-depth knowledge of nutrition, training, and supplementation has made him one of the top trainers in the country.
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Aesthetic Back Day Workout | Gerardo Gabriel's Complete Back Training
In this video, Team Nutrex athlete Gerardo Gabriel takes us through his typical back workout at the Nutrex Headquarters. Give it a try for yourself!
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What NOT To Do In The Gym
A few weeks ago we traveled to Dallas, TX to visit Steve & Amanda Kuclo. In this video, the athletes share a few tips to understanding proper gym etiquette.
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Auto-Regulation and Percentage-Based Training: The Hybrid Approach
Do you train by how you feel? Or do you live or die by your 1RM? Learn how a hybrid approach is the best of both worlds for making steady gains.
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16 Squat Tips To Improve Form, Strength And Size
It's time to improve your barbell squat form and performance. These 16 tips by mammoth raw squatter Steve Shaw will help you get your squats on track in no time.
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[Video] Chris Bumstead’s Joocy Chest Workout
Chris Bumstead takes us through one of his favorite off-season chest workouts that he does to build a thicker dense chest. Give it a shot for yourself!
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Superhuman Strength: A 2 Stage Plan To Get Strong Fast
Feeling weak? Feel weak no longer! Muscle & Strength has put together the ultimate plan to get you strong as quickly as possible.
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Courtney King's Best Shoulder Sculpting Exercises For Women
In this video, team BPI Athlete Courtney King shares four of her favorite shoulder sculpting exercises. Learn how Ms. Olympia Bikini trains her shoulders!
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Concurrent Training: Using Cardio to Optimize Muscle Growth
Have you been skipping cardio for months thinking it might steal your gains? If you have, you may be missing a critical piece to building muscle mass.
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Exercises That Increase Core Strength
Build a stronger core with these simple ground-based progressions that are designed to help you shred your core and go big on deadlifts and squats!
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Side profile shot of a muscular bodybuilder wearing a black tank top in the gym
After taking a couple of years off from competing, IFBB Pro, Sadik Hadzovic is back to take you inside his journey and mindset to becoming a Champion.
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Front shot of strong brunette female doing barbell overhead squats in the gym
Ashwagandha is growing in popularity and for good reason. In this article, you'll learn why it's beneficial for athletes and how it can improve your training.
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