They Dont Know Squat!

There seems to be much confusion amongst trainers and trainees as to whether squats should be performed all the way down or just half way. In most gyms today, a common instruction during squats, deadlifts, and lunges (as taught by many personal training organizations) is not to allow the knees... Read More

Clothes and Shoes and Stretching

Now that we have a trainer, our next concern is to be equipped with the proper shoes and clothes, so our training experience can be maximized. If your trying to create a great body you need to start with clothes and shoes that will make you feel good as well... Read More

Choosing The Right Bodybuilding Supplement

Before wasting your money on a pile of bodybuilding supplements you really need to work out what you are hoping to achieve. Don't lose sight of the fact that sound nutrition forms the basis of any muscle building program and no amount of supplementation with the latest and greatest products... Read More

The Importance Of Creatine In Building Lean Muscle

Creatine monohydrate can rightly lay claim to being the most popular and arguably most effective bodybuilding supplement currently available. The beauty of creatine is that it is 100% natural and occurs in many foods so it's unlikely to be banned from any sports or competitions. Let's first establish what creatine... Read More

The Role Of Whey Protein In Achieving Significant Muscle Gain

Most bodybuilders would agree that supplementing with whey protein is an important element in achieving serious muscle gains. This article will examine the facts relating to whey protein as a supplement and help you decide whether you need to follow this particular strategy. Whey protein is produced during the process... Read More

The Role Of L-Glutamine In Building Muscle

L-glutamine remains the supplement of choice for many bodybuilders. It is a free form amino acid that can be found naturally in beans, meat, fish, poultry and dairy products. It is also an important component of protein powders and is one of the twenty non-essential amino acids found in the... Read More

Can Growth Hormone Boosters Enhance Muscle Growth?

Many experts feel that supplementation with growth hormones offers exciting possibilities to adult bodybuilders, especially those aged over thirty. They should not be taken by anyone aged under twenty. In the past growth hormone was available only in injectable form but recent years have seen the development of HGH precursors... Read More

What Causes Muscle Growth?

In order for muscles to grow, three things are required: 1. Stimulus - exercise is needed to make the muscles work, use energy and cause microscopic damage to the fibers. 2. Nutrition - after intense exercise the muscles need to replenish their stores of fuel. 3. Rest - it is... Read More

The Role Of Repetitions In Your Muscle Building Program

Repetitions are the basic building blocks of any strength or muscle building program but it is something that many lifters take for granted. How often do you see people at the gym speed through their reps, breathe haphazardly or fail to complete each rep correctly from a technical perspective? There... Read More

The Importance Of Sets In Your Muscle Building Program

In an earlier article we looked at how repetitions contribute to the muscle building process, but is the position regarding sets just as clear cut? Unfortunately, the answer to this is no as some experts feel one set to failure is sufficient, whereas others argue that multiple sets are needed... Read More

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Exercise The Right Way - The Crunch

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Hair Removal Tips For Bodybuilders

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Exercise The Right Way - Barbell Shrugs

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How to Gain Weight and Build More Muscle!

For many thin guys around the world, gaining weight without... Read More

How to Weight Train for Maximum Muscle Gain

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The Role Of Whey Protein In Achieving Significant Muscle Gain

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Exercise The Right Way - The Machine Shoulder Press

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Burn the Fat, Feed the Muscle (Lose Body Fat) - Product Review

At first glance, this product manual's title (Burn the Fat,... Read More

Tendonitis and the Effects on Your Routine

What turns out to be a small, yet annoying pain... Read More

Increase Your Training Intensity - Partial Repetitions

You can only build muscle tissue if you can generate... Read More

Machine Exercises That Suit Beginners

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Muscle On The Brain

"A six-week cycle's gonna cost ya $170, lady -- you... Read More

Building a Better Home Gym

If you're looking to get fit and into shape, home... Read More

Get On the Ball: Core Stability

Have you heard the term, focus on the core? No,... Read More

Is Your Muscle Building Potential Limited By Your Genes?

It is clear that certain traits are handed down to... Read More

A Recovered Treasure: The Pilates Method

Uncovered After 80 Years of Dormancy, Pilates is Far From... Read More

5 Familiar Bodybuilding Troubles...Which Do You Want To Overcome?

In my 3 decades of training experience I have identified... Read More

Before and After Photos in Fitness Magazines

Some supplement companies will go to any lengths to prove... Read More

8 Tips To Building Your Dream Body

Just like routines, this document is not intended to be... Read More

Comeback Bench Program

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One Simple Movement Can Double the Effectiveness of Pulldowns

The Pulldown is an excellent exercise for working the Latissimus... Read More

Barbell Exercises That Suit Beginners

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Exercise The Right Way - The Back Squat

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