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Mike Rashid bench pressing in the gym
100 reps in as many sets as it takes. Very difficult, very painful, and the pump is the epitome of a stupid pump. The muscle endurance and pure rush are absolutely crazy.
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3 Best Bicep Exercises for Building Mass w/ Joel Thomas
Joel Thomas takes us through 3 of the bicep exercises he personally uses to add bicep mass. Check out the video for a full breakdown of the exercises.
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Expand Your Chest Mass With These 5 Exercises
Increase your chest mass with these potent five exercises: the barbell and dumbbell bench press, explosive push ups, inclined bench press, and decline bench press.
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8 Bodyweight Exercises That You've Never Heard Of
No gym? No problem! With these 8 bodyweight exercises, you can get in a good workout anywhere. And here's the twist, you've probably never heard of them!
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2 Exercises to Build Bigger Bicep Peaks With Victor Martinez
IFBB Pro Victor Martinez knows a thing or two about building biceps. In this video, Victor shares his two favorite exercises to build biceps that peak.
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Cut Like Cutler: Jay Cutler's Big & Shredded Workout Program
Get ready to pack on lean mass. Cut Like Cutler is Jay Cutler's 12-week transformation trainer designed to get you as big and lean as possible.
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Man doing reverse flys in the gym
Muscle and Strength spends a day training with the Mighty Stu Yellin. In Part 2 of a 3 part series, Stu talks about life as a bodybuilder and the different techniques he used to build his chest.
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5 Challenging Plank Variations (& Tips to Help You Master Them)
Ditch the marathon sets and step your planking game up the right way with any of these 5 challenging plank variations. Your core will reap the benefits!
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Looking To Be A Beast? Part 2: From Nutrition To Training
Now that we are eating right - it's time to train! A look at gaining mass, overtraining and toning.
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Training Talk: Which Muscle Group is Most Important for Aesthetics?
Which muscle group is most important for an aesthetic physique? Is it your chest, back, legs, arms, or shoulders? Read more and join in on the discussion!
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Off Season Leg Day Workout With Brandon Beckrich
If you're in need of a great, quad-dominant leg workout, then you're in luck! Check out Team Allmax's Brandon Beckrich's insane off season leg day routine!
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69 Ways To Boost Your Testosterone Levels
Low testosterone got you down? This article presents 69 ways to boost your testosterone levels using nutrition, exercise, supplementation and more!
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A Complete Guide on How/When to Lift to Failure
There's so much information out there that promotes training to failure and condemns it. Learn what the science actually says and how to best apply it.
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How To Increase Your Bench Press By 200%
Stop wasting time in the gym. Powerlifter Christian Ampania shows you how to get your bench press as strong as hell!
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Quick Tip: How to Perfect Your Lat Pull Downs
In this video, The Hypertrophy Coach Joe Bennett gives us a few tips on how to maximize the lat pull down exercise to build more back muscle. Check it out!
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Dallas McCarver's 2017 Arnold Classic Superset Shoulder Workout
We follow 25 year old IFBB Pro Bodybuilder Dallas McCarver 4.5 weeks out from the 2017 Arnold Classic as he hits an intense superset shoulder workout.
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BPI Sports Supplements
Out with the old, in with the new. If you want to know what it takes to build muscle, balance your training, and stay in shape for life then it's time to adopt the new commandments of lifting.
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Bodybuilder doing dumbbell flys on bench
Muscle and Strength spends a day training with the Mighty Stu Yellin. In the final episode of the series, Stu gives some great advice on calf development and carb cycling.
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5 Romanian Deadlift Cues to Shift Tension from Your Back to Your Lower Body
Don't wreck your back trying to give your hamstrings a heavy workout. Implement these 5 cues when performing Romanian Deadlifts and build huge hamstrings!
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Bodybuilding 101: 60 Rules for a Better Physique!
Do you need a refresher course in building a more massive, stronger and leaner body? Here are 60 short reminders to get you to the next level.
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Kris Gethin's Bicep Mass Building Workout
In this article, Kris Gethin covers some of his favorite bicep exercises & how he puts them together to form a bicep workout. Check it out & give it a shot!
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Are You Weaker Than You Think? Here's How to Get Stronger
It's time to stop ignoring your weaknesses. Check out the ways you've tricked yourself into thinking you're strong and methods to actually gain strength.
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Complete Guide To Increasing Workout Recovery
Don't let proper workout recovery be an afterthought. This complete guide teaches you the benefits of proper sleep, nutrition, supplementation, meditation and more!
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[Video] Patrick "The Future" Moore's Arnold Classic Back Workout
Patrick Moore takes us through one of his typical back workouts during prep. Check it out and follow along as Patrick provides excellent coaching cues.
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The Latest Research On Sports And Training
A detailed and scientific look at squatting, vertical leap and sprint performance, improving your golf/bat swing, and the importance of a dynamic warmup.
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11 Most Important Components of Health & Fitness
When people think about health, the first thing that pops into their heads is strength training. What if we told you that was just 1/11 fitness components?
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"The Zane Row" Unique Dumbbell Row Variation Inspired By Frank Zane!
In this video, Team GAT athlete Sadik goes over the "Zane Row", a unique variation to the dumbbell row that he picked up from 3X Mr. Olympia Frank Zane.
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The 5 Best Exercises That Improve Your Squat Technique
You keep squatting but something's not quite right. If you can't get a form check from a pro, try adding these 5 exercises to improve your squat technique.
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A Look At CrossFit!...Think Inside The Box
CrossFit - why is everyone talking about it? Learn the CrossFit basics. Article includes discussions on the Paleo diet, CrossFit WOD, and more.
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[Video] Victor Martinez's Legendary Arm Day Workout
MHP athlete, Victor Martinez, shows you what it takes to build legendary arms like he has. Give his workout a try and start putting on arm mass today!
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Women's Body Bible: Training, Diet & Supplementation
Complete training, diet and supplement guide! Build the body of your dreams! Includes a 12 week training, diet and supplementation program.
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5 Unorthodox Ways to Use the Trap Bar for Gains
The trap bar itself is unorthodox and these 5 unorthodox trap bar variations are just what you need to make some serious gains. Read on to learn more!
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Tweaked Your Back? 7 Ways You Can Still Train
A back injury is no joke and they've become very common. However, it shouldn't keep you out of the gym. Here are 7 ways to make gains with a tweaked back.
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6 Exercises To Improve Your Mobility
The pressure to perform mobility work has never been greater. The question is: do you need it? In this feature Paul Carter tells you why these 6 movements might be more beneficial.
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Man in grey shorts performing barbell back squat
Getting back into the gym after some time away is hard. Learn how to get your strength back, and more, without sustaining any injuries.
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An Interview with Casey Butt, Part 2
Discussion includes exercise selection and the use of compound and isolation lifts, bulking for maximum muscle mass, and daily protein consumption.
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5 Ab Building Moves for Shredded Abs
Diet and nutrition are critical in revealing your abs, but these moves can help you build the abdominals and shape them to look shredded after your cut!
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Everything You’ve Never Been Told About the Pullup
There are a lot of myths out there about the pros & cons of the pullup. Read this article to learn everything you've never been told about the pullup.
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Lessons from Lifters: Finding the Perfect Workout Shoes
Serious lifters need serious equipment. Regular tennis shoes aren't going to cut it if you're looking to push your limits and grow.
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Growth Killer
Wonder what could be keeping your gains to a minimum? It may not be protein or carbs. Learn about cortisol, and how it might slow your progress.
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A Complete Guide to The Zercher Squat
The Zercher squat is a unique squat variation that could take your leg gainz to new heights. Learn the reasons for how and why you'd use this exercise.
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How To Avoid Plateaus And Keep Seeing The Gains Your Deserve
Design a workout with the following principles. Effective training programs will incorporate periodization, specificity, and overload, while avoiding overtraining.
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NFL Tight End Vernon Davis - Off Season Track Training
Get some training tips from one of the best tight ends to ever play football! In this video, Vernon Davis takes us down to the track for his speed training.
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Build a Big Chest: 3 Easy Tips to Maximize Incline Bench Press
Team Allmax athlete Steve Kuclo stops by the Muscle & Strength headquarters to give us 3 quick tips to build a bigger chest using an incline bench.
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10 Ways To Bust Through Your Training Rut
If your gains have slowed, don't get discouraged. Instead, take action. This article is packed with tips and advice on how to get you back on track and making progress.
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Muscular man in white tank top doing bicep curls with a 25 pound dumbbell.
Muscle confusion is dumb. Ditch it for strategic variation and harness the power of adaptive resistance to actually progress towards the gains of your dreams.
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Understanding Drop Sets For Muscle Building
Jim Brewster provides an extremely detailed look at drop sets, drop set variations, and provides examples of drop set usage and workouts.
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Best Cable Exercises For Chest Isolation
In this video, IFBB Physique Pro and Beast athlete Brandon Hendrickson provides us with some of his favorite cable exercises that isolate the chest.
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Understanding Core Training: Maximizing Results With Minimal Risk
Save your spine some wear and tear and strengthen your abs and lower back by working with these four primary functions of your core musculature.
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Building a Better Bicep: 4 Moves for Sleeve Busting Pipes
Listen up chief, if you're looking for some tickets to the gun show then you've come to the right place. Read up and then get curling.
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