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...]

Getting It Done When You’re Ready to Quit

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Have you ever had one of those workouts where you had the entire thing planned and then, while doing the workout, you wanted to go home and just end the entire workout? I'm sure you have if you've been training for any length of time. The key to those situations is in how you deal with them as they come up. Baby Steps I tell my clients to handle these issues using baby steps. … [Read more...]

Monday Madness: Tricep Tear Apart

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The triceps muscle is a very important muscle if you want big arms. It not only gives your arms great shape, but it pushes your biceps up so they also appear larger. The triceps are generally not trained correctly. Today I want to give you some suggestions for maximizing the training of your triceps.  I will give an example workout along with the technique for getting the best … [Read more...]

Favorite Bodybuilding Podcasts

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Bodybuilding is one of my favorite topics (obviously) and with the introduction of podcasts it is easier than ever to get your hands on bodybuilding information. I am going to simply list out my favorite bodybuilding podcasts. Feel free to look these up or follow the links I've provided. If you enjoy bodybuilding you will enjoy each of these podcasts. Pro Bodybuilding … [Read more...]

Saturday Sharing: Bringing Up Lagging Body Parts Quickly

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We all have body parts that are lagging behind the others when it comes to growth. It is one of the more common questions I see -- "How do I bring up my lagging body parts?" Well, the answer is pretty straightforward, but requires some hard work and dedication to get the job done. Training Variables There are several variables that effect training. You can play with these … [Read more...]

Contest Mentality: Why Do I Want to Compete Again?

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The contest mentality is definitely a different one. Why would anyone want to have a restricted diet, long cardio sessions and intense weight training sessions? What benefit is there to the person competing? Let me try to answer those questions for you in the following paragraphs. The Dieting Honestly, the dieting part of contest preparation didn't bother me in the least. … [Read more...]

Saturday Sharing: Does It Matter Where You Train?

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Does it matter where you train? Is it possible that your environment changes how you train? Before some recent events I would not have thought so, but my mind is now made up. During my initial bodybuilding contest preparation cycle I trained 3 times a week at Metroflex Long Beach. I did all my cardio exercise at 24 Hour Fitness. I really gave the environment very little … [Read more...]