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Why Are Some Skinny Guys So Strong?

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Strength is associated with muscle mass. It is expected of a bigger, more muscular guy to be stronger than a smaller dude. And yet sometimes “wiry”, skinny brahs display extreme strength rearranging the architecture in the craniums of the spectators. Why? Why are some skinny guys so strong? “Skinny boy” strength is the product of […]

Does Height Affect Muscle Growth?

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Does height affect muscle growth? Height neither decreases nor increases one’s muscle-building faculties. The perception that shorter men build muscle faster and more efficiently than taller people is the result of muscle mass distribution in relation to the surface area. Shorter people have to fill out a smaller space to look like they lift. Hence, […]

What Are the Benefits of Hammer Curls?

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The four main benefits of hammer curls are: Brachialis focus. The brachialis is one of the most underappreciated muscles in the arm even though it’s the primary and the strongest elbow flexor. Yet many people do not even know that it exists because it’s flat and resides deeper than the biceps. The brachialis works during […]

Why the World Loves to Virgin-Shame Men (from a late bloomer)

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Introduction The societal web of unwritten rules has created a very hostile environment for virgins. Technically, both genders experience this problem, but the resentment is greater towards men. Admitting that you’re a male virgin past a certain age, which drops every year, is akin to saying that you’re a sociopath of the highest order. Most […]

5 Reasons to Do Direct Arm Work (they lied to you…again)

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1. Arm Growth Optimization Maximal results require a maximal focus. Professional photographers produce stunning photos because they dedicate their lives to the craft. Composers come up with otherworldly compositions because they obsessively polish their harmonies. Painters give life to the blank canvas by spending most of their waking hours painting. There are no coincidences. People […]

Is Chasing Women a Waste of Time? (from a man who tried)

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My experience says yes. Over the years, I’ve dedicated a lot of my time to finding the right woman. I spent years on dating apps and did all kinds of approaches…warm, cold…etc. Even though I’ve gathered some positive experiences, the effort to output ratio does not speak in my favor. Chasing women had a very […]

Is Direct Neck Training Necessary?

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Short answer: The neck could grow from the total body tension generated during “global” exercises such as the deadlift and the rack pull, but that isn’t the case for everybody. Individuals whose neck muscles do not respond to indirect training and those who wish to maximize their neck size and strength will have to implement […]

Can Zercher Squats Replace Back Squats?

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Short answer: Zercher squats are a potent lower body exercise despite their lack of fame. In some cases, they could effectively replace the classic back squat. However, the two lifts are not entirely interchangeable because of their unique characteristics. What Are the Main Differences Between the Zercher Squat and the Back Squat? Back angle If […]

Are Squats and Deadlifts Enough for Abs?

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Short answer: Compound movements like squats and deadlifts require а strong mid-section and spinal erectors. The job of those muscles is to stabilize the spine and allow efficient transfer of the force generated by the legs, hips, and back to the bar. The abdominals and the trunk muscles are the pillars keeping the “edifice” together. […]

How to Get a V-Taper Naturally (3 steps, scary simplicity)

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The road to a V-taper consists of three steps: Step 1: Lose body fat Trillions of pages have been written on the subject of fat loss. Yet the process is fairly simple for most healthy individuals – consume fewer calories than you burn. But the actual problem is not a lack of information. It’s the […]