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[Video] Fouad Abiad's Big Arm Day Workout
Kaged Muscle athlete, Fouad Abiad, takes us through his full arm superset workout. Give this workout a try on your next arm day for a pump like no other.
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Band Resisted Deadlifts: Build Explosive Power and Massive Quads
The trap bar is a powerful training tool. Learn how adding bands takes your training to the next level, helping you build power, muscle, and strength.
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10 Things Over 40 Lifters Should Do Differently
There's no denying that working out gets harder as you grow older, but implementing these tips into your daily routine will ease the process.
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Are You Working Out or Are You Training?
Are you training or are you working out? Yes, there is a huge difference and if you don't understand the difference, you may be missing out on quality gains.
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4 Overlooked Exercises to Get You in Better Shape Today
When it comes to weight training, bigger name exercises are often over-glamorized. However, these 4 overlooked lifts can prevent injury & help build muscle!
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9 Tips for Building a Shelf-Like Upper Chest
Need help adding muscle to your upper chest? Check out these 9 tips and give the included workout a shot for the ultimate upper chest development!
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How To Train Young Athletes
Learn how to train athletes in the 10-12 age range for strength via the use of bodyweight exercises, plyometrics and stretching.
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Chris Bumstead's Quad & Calves Leg Workout
Chris Bumstead takes us through one of his final off-season leg workouts before starting his prep. Check out the video and watch Cbum move some serious weight!
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The Rest Pause Technique And It's Variations
Jim Brewster helps you to intensify your training by detailing several popular rest pause training techniques.
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The Perfect Superset: A Simple & Effective Template
Supersets are a great way to get the most out of your workout. Before you add them into your routine, you should learn what qualifies as a perfect superset.
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Strongman Training: Don't Forget Speed & Agility
Bolster your strongman-style training and enhance your recovery with these specific methods of improving speed, conditioning and agility. Sample program is included.
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6 Proven Ways to Boost Workout Motivation
There is absolutely no excuse for slacking off in the gym. If you're lacking the drive, check out these 6 proven ways to boost motivation and get after it!
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Squat Depth: How Deep Should You Squat?
Squat depth is one of the most controversial and debated topics in the realm of weight lifting. Learn what factors might affect your ability to squat.
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Is Bad Form Stealing Your Gains? Here's How to Prevent it
Do you have bad form? You may be performing exercises incorrectly without even knowing it! Check out the proper and improper way to do these 4 exercises.
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5 Reasons Why Your Bench Press Sucks
Brian Carroll, author of the 10/20/Life training book, helps you to weed through all the poor bench press technique advice, and improve your form, safety and gym results.
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3 Workouts to Combat Symptoms of Poor Posture
Are you one of the millions of people suffering from poor posture? Fix it and show off your gains the right way with these 3 posture improving workouts!
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Old School Chest Workout with Calum von Moger
Mr. Universe Calum von Moger goes back to basics with this old school aesthetic chest workout inspired by Golden Era physiques.
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Running workout
Running, when applied correctly, maybe exactly what you need in your fitness arsenal. Learn how and why running should be incorporated into your workouts.
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Top 10 Mass Building Movements of All Time
These 10 lifts have helped turn amateurs into Mr. Olympians. Check it out to see if your favorites made the cut or get ideas for your next workout!
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50 Tips & Tricks Guaranteed to Build Muscle & Burn Fat
No fluff, no junk. In this article, you'll find 50 straight to the point tips and tricks to help you build lean muscle mass and burn body fat! Read more.
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Which Olympic Lifts Should Bodybuilders Learn to Do?
Adding different styles of training to your workout programs is very beneficial to improve your fitness. Learn which Olympic lifts bodybuilders should do!
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5 Best Chest Exercises Without Equipment
If you're on the go, training at home, or looking to mix things up, try these 5 chest exercises that require little to no equipment. There's no excuse for skipping chest day!
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Is Modern Equipment Worth Your Time?
Modern gyms are being inundated with new and interesting pieces of equipment. Brad Borland helps you to decide which of these devices can help you reach your goals.
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Bodybuilder doing chest flys in the gym
Old school volume training was popularized by Arnold Schwarzenegger. This new approach focuses on volume training for natural bodybuilders.
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11 Hardcore Gym Rules You Must Know
Ready to get serious? It's time to leave the big box gym behind and get hardcore. In this article Josh Mac gives you 11 rules to remember before you step into the door.
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How Your Body Type Affects Your Bench Press (and What to Do About It)
Your body type naturally affects how you should bench press. Read this article to learn what you need to know for pain free and effective bench pressing!
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10 Lunge Exercise Variations You Must Try
John Rusin helps you to elevate your lunges from boring to beast mode. This complete guide to the lunge include form tips and 10 highly-effective exercise variations.
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Brett Kahn doing leg curls wearing a Muscle & Strength tank.
Don't have access to gym machines but still want to hit your favorite machine-filled lower body workout? Check out these band, barbell, and dumbbell alternatives!
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Mythbusters: 5 Common Fitness Misconceptions
What works, and what is too good to be true? This article addresses 5 common fitness misconceptions, helping you to separate fact from myth.
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Shirtless muscular man doing single arm bicep curls.
Wondering how to choose your next workout program? Confused about when to take deload weeks? We're answering those questions and more! Train smarter, not harder.
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We met up with legendary master trainer Charles Glass & Physique Competitor Qaden Lee to get an inside look at what exercises work to build back muscles.
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You may only bench on Mondays but it's time to consider if you should be benching at all. Listen up bro...
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Brad Borland presents a list of deltoid training dos and don'ts that will help you to improve your shoulder building results. Included are beginner and intermediate workouts.
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How to Use Supersets, Trisets, & Giant Sets for Muscle Growth
In this video, The Hypertrophy Coach (Joe Bennett) explains how you can add supersets, trisets, & giant sets to your workout programs to build more muscle.
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Boyce's Choices: Top 3 Exercises for Abs
You may think you know how to train your core, but unless you're doing these 3 exercises, you're missing out on some solid core strength! Check it out!
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Top Six Dumbbell Exercises for Athletic Muscle
Even if you have access to a fully loaded gym, try adding these 6 dumbbell only lifts to your routine for increased strength, size, and athleticism.
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Are You Using These in Your Workouts? If Not, You Should Be!
Ever tried a full body blitz? A post-exhaust drop set? A Haney Shrug? A drag curl? Jim Brewster lays out unique exercises and training approaches.
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Joe Donnelly’s Intense Upper Body Cable Workout
Want to train your entire upper body in one solid & concise workout? This intense & complete upper body cable workout will help you build the body you want!
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How To Build Big Shoulders Without Injuries
Implementing these tweaks into your shoulder workout will not only help you build massive shoulders, but greatly reduce the risk of injury in the process.
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10 Simple Rules to Teenage Mass
Teens, it's time to get growing! Brad Borland lays out 10 simple rules that will help you to reach your muscle building goals in no time.
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Become a Plank Pro and Achieve an Iron Core
What's the point of following a strict diet only to reveal a weak core? Learn how to use planks to build a strong core that's functional and shredded.
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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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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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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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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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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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No Gym? No Problem!
Grab a sledgehammer, sandbag or large rock. It's time to workout! Jeremy Wood shows you how to build strength without a gym membership.
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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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Am I Strong? Use These Real World Strength Standards
Think that you will never be considered strong? Perhaps you are falling victim to strength standards. See why strength standards are stupid!
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Irradiation: How Your Fist Can Instantly Make You Stronger
What is Irradiation? Find out how to apply this technique to your workouts for a simple alteration that will really pack a punch!
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