Squatting for Bigger Quads

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Bigger quads means move intense training. The best way I have found to get bigger quads is to squat often and squat heavy. Let's look at how you can squat for bigger quads How to Squat Squatting looks easy, but it requires a lot of technique. You start by setting the bar at a height just below shoulder level. Grip the bar with both hands and squeeze your shoulder blades … [Read more...]

Saturday Sharing: My Thoughts on Losing Weight Too Quickly

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Rant mode on. Losing weight quickly is generally a very bad idea. I meet so many people who have crazy (in my opinion) weight loss goals. Some of the goals are simply impossible to achieve. The problem with losing weight quickly is that it requires superhuman efforts. Someone making attempts at losing weight quickly would have to put in some extreme dieting techniques and … [Read more...]

The 5 Best Back Training Exercises

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There are so many back training exercises that it is almost impossible to pick just 5. I have a feeling there will be another set of posts following up on this one. Training your back is an important thing. We use our back all day long. By building stronger back muscles we make everyday life easier. Here are 5 great exercises for building back strength and mass. Pull … [Read more...]

Build a Bigger Chest Quickly

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Who doesn't want a bigger chest? Well, ladies, even you do, but that's not what I am referring to. Anyone who hits a gym on a Monday int he United States will know that everyone wants a bigger chest. Monday's are National Chest Day in most gyms in America. Bigger Chest by Hitting the Angles As with any other body part, the varying angles you use will help you get a bigger … [Read more...]

How to Periodize Your Training

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When you train it is easy to get stuck in a rut. If you periodize your training you present your body with new challenges and some variation. This helps to keep the momentum that you build as you go along. This will help you avoid plateaus completely when done correctly. I personally use periodization in my system all the time. What does it mean to periodize your training? In … [Read more...]

Monday Madness: Hamstring Happiness

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Hamstring training is not for the weak-minded. In order to get great hamstrings you must put in some intense training time. In today's Monday Madness I am going to present you with a hamstring training program that will have your hamstrings growing in no time at all. Why Hamstring Training is Important Hamstring training is often neglected or given a lower priority than … [Read more...]

Why You Need to Train Your Legs

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If you are looking for the best way to build muscle fast you have to train your legs. This is not negotiable. It is something you must do. Do You Train Your Legs? We have all seen the guys in the gym with the huge upper body and twigs for legs. When asked they have a multitude of excuses for not training their legs. It could be "squats hurt my knees" or "my legs get enough … [Read more...]

Bad Bodybuilding Information

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Bad information is so prevalent in the bodybuilding and fitness industry. Sometimes it is quite obvious while other times it is not. The following 3 points are aimed at teaching you how to avoid bad information. Bad Information Disguised as Expertise Many times an expert will use their reputation to put out a money making idea. Often they don't take care to insure that it is … [Read more...]

How to Stay Focused on Your Goals

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Do you get bored with your goals? It is important to stay focused in order to accomplish what you set out to accomplish. You have to dig deep to get through the times when boredom sets in. These simple tips will help you stay focused on your goals. Concentrate on 1 to 3 goals at a time Perhaps you are spreading yourself too thin? Pick 1 to 3 goals and then concentrate on … [Read more...]