Category Archives: training

Tips To Prevent Biceps Tears During Deadlifts

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The deadlift involves the largest muscles in your body – back, hamstrings and glutes. Consequently, you are lifting a lot of weight, which puts stress on the elbows since your arms connect you to the barbell. The combination of heavy weight and an improper technique could result in a bicep tear. The main reasons for […]

How To Build a Physique Like Bruce Lee’s

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Bruce Lee was a legendary martial artist and a movie star. He was famous for his feats of strength, power and aesthetic body that many people would like to build. In this article, I will present you a plan designed to get you there. Note: In order to get as close as possible to the […]

Does The Deadlift Develop The Latissimus dorsi?

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The deadlift is a complete back exercise. It works every muscle in your back from the low spinal erectors all the way to the traps and neck. Nobody can hide from the deadlift. Big or small, all muscles are caught, cooked and owned. When people hear the statement above, they often reply by saying “But […]

Trap Bar vs. Olympic Bar Deadlift?

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The trap bar deadlift and the regular Olympic bar version may look identical to the untrained eye, but they’re not. The trap bar deadlift combines a quarter squat and a deadlift. When you are in the ‘trap’, you are still pulling the weight, but your back is more upright, and as a consequence, your quads […]

The Muscle Confusion Deception

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The popular routine P90X is based on a principle called “muscle confusion”. The idea is pretty simple – to avoid stagnation, you need to shock the body by changing your routine frequently. It may surprise you, but muscle confusion is as relevant to success as driving a different car to the office. The actual engine […]

Shins Bleeding From Deadlifts – Why?

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The deadlift is a brutal exercise that can make a tough guy scream like a baby away from the tit. As a bonus, you often get bleeding shins. Why? The friction between the skin of the shins and the bar during the ascend causes wounds. Is this any good? Believe it or not, the fact […]

Balancing Bodybuilding and a Physical Job

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One of the obstacles that stop people from engaging in bodybuilding activities is the required commitment. You have to go to the gym a few times a week, and your diet has to reflect your goals. How do you do that when you are working as a construction worker? 1.It’s going to be hard. The […]

Muscle Soreness – A Sign Of an Effective Workout?

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Two maniacal bodybuilders are now talking after an eigh-hour arm workout approved by Rich Piana. – Hi, Bob! I feel soreness everywhere. It’s killing me, brah! – Me too brah…those supersets for lower, mid and high biceps T-Nation style will be remembered forever….Maybe hit da clubs Zyzz style later, brah? – Sure…Let’s get a really […]

Dips Vs. Decline Bench Press

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The dip and the decline bench press are looked at as lower chest builders. Many people believe that they are interchangeable exercises that offer similar benefits. Which is better out of the too? Dips Dips are more old school that decline bench presses. In fact, dips are so old school that even ancient men walking […]

Getting Your First Dip

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The dip is a classic upper body exercise that works the chest, triceps and shoulders. It’s a really good pectoral movement because the muscle gets a nice stretch at the bottom. However, many untrained people may fail to do a single repetition. This tutorial will help you get your first dip. 1.Lose weight During dips […]

Head positioning: Where To Look During Squats?

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It may surprise the beginners among you, but the position of your head during squats is very important. The neck is part of the spine, and its movement affects the middle and lower back. Looking down Rippetoe style during low-bar squats? The author of Starting Strength, Mark Rippetoe, believes that looking down facilitates the implementation […]