Monthly Archives: May 2014

The Best Trap Builders

| May 31, 2014 by Truth Seeker |

A man with big arms can still look fragile, but when your traps are climbing to your ears, people will get the memo that you are strong and assimilate it quickly. Below are some of the best trap builders. Enjoy. 1.Deadlifts Heavy deadlifts work the traps in an isometric fashion. The traps stabilize the upper […]

Does Olympic Weightlifting Really Build Muscle?

| May 30, 2014 by Truth Seeker |

Besides high levels of strength and explosiveness, most Olympic weightlifters display a solid muscular development too. This raises a question – can a man develop a large musculature by doing the two Olympic lifts (snatch and clean & jerk) and their variations? Size Vs. Strength Olympic weightlifters and bodybuilders are a very good example that […]

Muscle Construction: Machines Vs. Free Weights

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The benefits of free weights The main benefit of training with free weights is that you are lifting the weight on your own. This results in real world strength and strong stabilizers. In addition, exercises with free weights teach you proper lifting mechanics under a heavy external load. Those benefits are invaluable and turn you […]

Bodybuilders Eat Junk Food All The Time

| May 29, 2014 by Truth Seeker |

A young boy asked a huge bodybuilder: “How do I get big, sensei?” The huge bodybuilder smiled and replied: “Solid nutrition and training!” As one could expect, this is the blue pill. There’s nothing special about the training of professional bodybuilders. And as far as nutrition is concerned, we have to tell you a secret […]

Is Martin Berkhan Natural?

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Martin Berkhan is a fitness model, personal trainer and an Internet celebrity in the online fitness space. He has become particularly famous for his lean physique and cutting method – intermittent fasting. Many follow Martin Berkhan’s advice in the hope to acquire the same level of muscular development and leanness. However, can this happen naturally? […]

Are Biceps Peaks Genetic?

| May 28, 2014 by Truth Seeker |

Many people believe in the existence of special exercises that can create amazing biceps peaks. However, is this too good to be true? Can exercises really have such a profound effect on your biceps peaks or is everything predetermined by your genes? Short Biceps = Epic Peaks? Very often the bodybuilders with prominent biceps peaks […]

The Secret To Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Arm Size

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Arnold Schwarzenegger had a physique that most people consider ideal. He was massive, lean and brought some of the best chest and arms in bodybuilding. To this day, Arnold’s chest and biceps development are unmatched. What’s the secret to Arnold Schwarzenegger’s arm size? 1.It’s not a secret routine The online space is infested with routines revealing […]

Don’t Waste Time Testing Your 1RM

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It may surprise some of you, but testing your one repetition maximum (1RM) could be harmful because tests don’t build strength despite draining you. In many situations, it’s better to get stronger by doing triples and sets of five with good form instead of jeopardizing your health for the sake of 1RM tests in the […]

Is Jaco De Bruyn On Steroids?

| May 27, 2014 by Truth Seeker |

Jaco De Bruyn is a fitness model who has a phenomenal physique. He is aesthetic, shredded, dry and full. Many look up to him and aspire to achieve a similar muscular development one day. Nowadays, fitness models like Jaco are gaining more and more popularity thanks to social media such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. People […]

6 Benefits Of The Bulgarian Split Squat

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1.Unilateral strength The Bulgarian split squat develops unilateral leg strength because each side works independently. This property makes the movement useful for preventing imbalances. When you squat with a barbell, one side could easily do more work than the other. Eventually, this could lead to an improper technique and injuries. The Bulgarian split squat could […]

Lower Abs Training: All Myths Revealed

| May 26, 2014 by Truth Seeker |

Here are some of the biggest myths surrounding lower abs training. 1.Spot reduction There isn’t a training method that will remove fat specifically from the lower abs. The only way to acquire detailed abs is to lose body fat. Even if you have the strongest abdominal muscles in the world, they will not be visible […]

Seated vs. Standing Overhead Press

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One of the most popular shoulder exercises on the planet is the seated dumbbell overhead press. However, thanks to the increasing interest in barbell training, the standing overhead press is making a comeback. Question is, which one is better – the seated or the standing version? The biggest downfall of the seated overhead press is […]