Category Archives: noob questions

Can Hard Physical Labor Build Huge Muscles?

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Shortly after joining the world of muscle construction, many people develop a muscle evaluation OCD. We start judging the physical development of the people we meet. Most of the victims that go under the scanner do not even lift, but we evaluate their muscles regardless. Thoughts such as: “The delivery guy has nice arms but weak calves.”, “Good arms […]

Things We Can Learn From Arnold About Building Muscle

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When you talk to your grandmother about bodybuilding, even she thinks of Arnold Schwarzenegger. He was the guy who made the muscle flexing festival popular. In most countries, his name is a symbol of big biceps and massive pecs. He had a superior structure, and some even argue that he destroys the modern gutbuilding pros despite being 50lbs […]

Is The Back Squat Enough To Develop Big Hamstrings?

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The quadriceps and the glutes do most of the work during back squats, but if you squat below parallel, your hamstrings also have their fair share of fun. Are back squats enough to develop big hamstrings? Not really. If your goal is to build the best hamstrings you can have, exercises like deadlifts, good mornings […]

Brothers Fight: Front Squats vs. Back Squats

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The barbell back squat is treated like the emperor of the iron world. Many popular routines are engineered to flatter the king’s ego. Monday: Squat. Wednesday: Squat. Friday: Squat. Trying to convince a die-hard fan that the squat is just an exercise is more difficult than making a banker donate money. According to the doctrine of […]

The Rounded Back Deadlift: How Round Is Too Round?

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The lifting manual says that rounding of the back could hurt the spine. As a result, anyone who deadlifts with a rounded back has always been considered a stupid brah buying a ticket to Snap City. This may be correct if we are talking about beginners, but there is also a group of advanced and educated lifters who […]

Can Bodybuilding Slow Down the Aging Process? Forever young, forever young...We want to be forever young.

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The predetermined and yet never-ending battle with time is a fundamental factor behind the popularity of working out. Resistance training is supposed to slow down time and keep you younger, but is the barbell powerful enough to accomplish this task? Genetics & Stress Some people age slower than others thanks to their favorable genes. The genetic element remains […]

Can You Reach 5% Body Fat Without Steroids Can natural men get that shredded?

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According to the official info, the essential body fat for men is approximately 3% of the total body mass. This technically means that every gram of lard over 3% body fat is extra fat mass (storage). However, getting to 3% is not healthy nor possible unless you are willing to die for bodybuilding. Realistically, 5-8% body fat […]

Truth: Natural Bodybuilders Remain Skinny and Small Forever

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Have you ever wondered why the mainstream muscle media never use the photos of true natural bodybuilders? If you read popular magazines like Muscular Development and visit websites like T-Nation, you will notice that 99.9% of the images are of enhanced bodybuilders on anabolic steroids and growth hormone. There are no photos of natural bodybuilders because natties […]

Keeping Your Muscle Gains On Vacation Don't be afraid to travel.

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Losing muscle mass is one of the biggest fears inhabiting the craniums of bodybuilding maniacs. To prevent this heartbreaking scenario, bodybuilders do all kinds of stunts. In this post, l will present you techniques used to avoid muscle evaporation when traveling. I hope that the tips below will reduce the pressure in your head. In this post, l […]