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...]

Saturday Sharing: My Opinion on HIT Training

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HIT training (High Intensity Training) is a weight training principle that gets very little respect in the bodybuilding community, but was used by some big names to achieve a tremendous physique. Those of you reading this site for any amount of time know that I believe in the Experiment of One. I have personally used HIT to get some incredible results. I always seem to go back … [Read more...]

The NPC Nationals Update

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The NPC Nationals 2014 took place in Miami, Florida on November 21 and 22.  62 men and women earned their IFBB Pro cards. The competition was fierce. Let's have a look at the Top 3 in each class. NPC Nationals - Men's Bodybuilding Alexis Rivera-Roton Overall winner NPC Nationals - Men's Physique Logan Franklin Overall … [Read more...]

How to Track Your Goal Progress

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In order to achieve them you must track your goal progress. It seems intuitive, but so many people fail to do this very simple step that will improve goal completion rate tremendously. If you don't measure it you cannot manage it. That's a fact of life. Write Your Goals Down As already discussed in this series of articles on goals, writing them down is the initial step … [Read more...]

Musclecast Episode #2: Why Do a Competition?

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Welcome to the second episode of the MuscleCast video podcast. In this episode I discuss the reasons that people might want to enter physique competitions. The first thing we need to clarify is what I am talking about. Many people hear "bodybuilding competition" and immediately shy away (especially women) because they are afraid to "get too big." When I say "physique … [Read more...]

5 More Things You Should Remember at the Gym

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Gym etiquette is a topic near and dear to my heart. I cannot stand when people misuse the gym. I recently wrote 5 Things You Should Remember at the Gym and these are 5 more things to add to that list. The squat rack and power rack are for squatting, overhead presses and other compound barbell exercises, not bicep curls. It irritates me when I see someone using the squat or … [Read more...]

11 More Bodybuilding Myths Destroyed

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Bodybuilding myths are everywhere. Not that long ago I published 11 Myths About Bodybuilding Destroyed. The response was so good that I decided to expand the list with another 11 bodybuilding myths that need to be destroyed. If women lift heavy weights they will begin to look like a man. The facts are that any woman who lifts weights will become stronger over time, but that … [Read more...]

Monday Madness: Barbell Complexes for Muscle Mass

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Whether you are trying to lose fat or gain muscle, barbell complexes are something you can't go wrong with. They work for bodybuilders and fitness enthusiasts alike. In addition to working quite well, barbell complexes also speed up your workout, allowing you to spend less time at the gym. Barbell complexes also make your time in the gym simple because you  just need the … [Read more...]

Saturday Sharing: My Rant Bad Bodybuilding Information

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The bodybuilding industry is huge and everyone wants a piece of the action. The internet makes it easy to share information and find information. As a result, there has been a huge influx of terrible bodybuilding information on the web. When I started this site, Fitness Expose, my intention was to create a sort of consumer reports for bodybuilding and fitness. While that … [Read more...]

Mr. Olympia 2014

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Starting tonight the Mr. Olympia 2014 contest will be underway. All the preparation these men have done comes down to this weekend. It is going to be a very exciting event. Bodybuilding.com is going to host a live webcast of the event as well.   For bodybuilding fans this is the same as the Super Bowl in football. This is the biggest bodybuilding event of the year. … [Read more...]