Monthly Archives: May 2014

How To Strengthen Your Tendons

| May 25, 2014 by Truth Seeker |

Muscles recover faster than connective tissues (tendons and ligaments) because they have a 10 times better blood supply and metabolic exchange. Additionally, muscles can increase in size without affecting the proper functions of the skeletal system whereas tendons cannot. If the connective tissues get significantly bigger, the normal activity of the joints will be affected […]

Is Forearm Size Genetic?

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Thick and veiny forearms attract more attention than big biceps. In the eyes of the public, a set of truly muscular and powerful forearms is a sign of toughness, strength and manliness. What are the forearm muscles made of? The forearm muscles are built for endurance since they are needed constantly for various daily tasks. As […]

Is Michael Lockett a Natural Bodybuilder?

| May 24, 2014 by Truth Seeker |

Michael Lockett is a “natural bodybuilder” who got really popular for his super thick and lean physique. However, isn’t this a little too good to be true? Can you have a body like that without drugs? Is Lockett natural or is he on steroids? Let’s see. 1.Michael Lockett looks ridiculously thick and dry. Michael Lockett […]

Biceps Curls: Ez Bar Or Straight Bar?

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The good ol’ biceps curl is the movement of choice when it comes to direct biceps work. Many bodybuilders obsessed with arm training are guilty of doing this movement almost every time they hit the gym. What’s better – EZ bar curls or straight bar curls? The Straight Bar Curl = Wrist Killer Did you know that […]

Training Full Body – Is It Really That Great?

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One of the biggest differences between the old-school method and the modern approach is that today bodybuilders use splits whereas, in the past, training full body was the norm. Since yesterday always feels more mysterious than today, people attribute peculiar properties to the old-school method. Question is, are the benefits that great or is our […]

Never Squat After Deadlifts

| May 23, 2014 by Truth Seeker |

Squats require a perfect spinal alignment when done with a meaningful weight. Improper posture and a flexed back should not be tolerated. If your spine is not aligned properly, it’s in a weak position, and the heavy barbell on top may cause strains. Of course, if you are doing the exercise with light weights, dumbbells or […]

Is Ulisses Jr a Natural Fitness Model? Can you be that big without steroids?

| May 22, 2014 by Truth Seeker |

Ulisses Jr is big, shredded and aesthetic. Lifters look up to him as the epitome of physical perfection. He’s been featured in many bodybuilding and fitness magazines during his career. However, is he really a natural bodybuilder or are his muscles built with the help of steroids and growth hormone? Let’s see. 1.Ulisses Jr is […]

How To Develop Superhuman Grip Strength

| by Truth Seeker |

1.Towel pull-ups Towel pull-ups are an effective way to strengthen your grip. All you need is a strong towel and a pull-up bar. More than likely, your grip will fail before your back or arms. Another great benefit of towel pull-ups is that they allow you to perform the so-called neutral grip pull-ups which reduce […]

5 Reasons Why Geared Powerlifting Sucks

| May 21, 2014 by Truth Seeker |

1.Too much gear In short, geared powerlifting uses too much gear. It’s that simple. There are squat suits, bench shirts, deadlift suits, knee wraps, double knee wraps, double suits, belts, wrist wraps, squat underwear and more. Since most powerlifters cannot lift nearly as much without the gear, many people consider geared powerlifting an ego nonsense. […]

Should You Squat Everyday?

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Over the last few years, the popularity of everyday squat sessions has increased tremendously thanks to the weightlifting coach John Broz who promotes the so-called Bulgarian training method. However, is squatting every day a good idea when you are an amateur? It doesn’t look like it. 1.Squatting every day is expensive and time-consuming Unless you […]

How To Get Rid Of Face Fat?

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The body is built to survive. Regardless of what you do to the organism, it always reacts by activating its survival mechanisms. When a person supplies his or her body with more energy than needed, the excess is stored as fat cells for later use. After all, you never know when you will have to […]

The Pump In Bodybuilding – Does It Equal Progress?

| May 20, 2014 by Truth Seeker |

The pump has been an integral of bodybuilding since the very beginning. Arnold Schwarzenegger compared the pump to the pleasure of ejaculating. However, if we put aside the sensation, what else does the pump offer? How do you get a pump? You can get a pump by doing high reps with a 10lbs dumbbell. That’s why […]