Leg Extensions for Quad Growth

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Who deosn't want big legs? Quad growth is a goal for most amateur bodybuilders. The quads can be extremely difficult to force growth because they spend all day carrying us around. It takes some massive stimulation to get amazing quad growth. Bad Reputation Leg extensions are a much maligned exercise. Google "why you should do leg extensions" and instead of getting results … [Read more...]

Why You Need to Lift Heavy

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Training heavy is something that people ask about all the time. It is sometimes a controversial topic. I personally believe that training heavy is essential at times. I am going to give you 5 reasons why training heavy is so essential in my mind. #1 - You Will Torch Body Fat Lifting heavy builds mounds of muscle. That muscle works full time to burn fat from your body. In … [Read more...]

Monday Madness: Back Busting Moves

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Back growth training is sometimes elusive for people. Everyone wants to have a big strong back, but they have no idea how to train with that goal in mind. Today I am going to show you back busting moves that will get your back growth training on target. A simple warning: this is going to be extremely intense. You are going to have to be willing to give it everything you … [Read more...]

Bring Up Lagging Body Parts

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This article is a follow-up to my previous article shared during a Saturday Sharing. I am expanding upon the previous article which only touched upon training variables and how changing them up can help with lagging body parts. The following 7 tips will get your lagging body parts growing. Stress the Eccentric Contraction As I always say, it is all about the squeeze. Most of … [Read more...]

Monday Madness: Full Body Assault

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Full body workouts get maligned all the time as being "not enough" to grow muscle. In my experience this is just plain false. I have gotten some of the greatest gains using the full body approach. I will explain this to you and then show you an amazing full body workout that you can use to pack on muscle and improve strength. The Logistics of the Full Body Workout Most … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]