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Training Your Core

Core Training For Athletes (3-D Core Training, Part 2)

Training your core is one of the best ways to prevent injury, as I wrote in part one of this series, which you really need to read. (Trust me on this one.) Without a strong core you’ll never optimize your performance or health… or look better naked. Today brings the second part of triple-threat core training: training for performance. Once… Keep Reading

The Party Animal Meathead: 5 Ways To Lose Weight While Drinking Booze

Guest Post By Brian Donovan Okay, okay. I admit it. The headline The Party Animal Meathead: How To Lose Weight While Drinking Booze is a bit over the top. I’ll blame my sleazy and evil editor. He made me do it. But here’s the point. It’s almost true. Kinda/sorta. The point is you can drink sensibly without giving up your hard-won… Keep Reading

Five Ways To Avoid Feeling Bloated On The Paleo Diet

Guest Post By Matt Terry Many people experience many benefits from the Paleo diet, which steers clear of processed foods. Paleo focuses on meat, fish, veggies, berries, seeds and other stuff cavemen supposedly ate. Many Paleo followers eat better, feel better, and lose more weight than they ever thought possible. Many (but not all) Paleo followers experience less bloating, along… Keep Reading

How to Get Back to the Gym After a Long Break

Few feelings are as frustrating as making progress when you get back to the gym, only to see it all slip away. You work your ass off, for a while. You reap the rewards, for a while. And then things go downhill in the “back to the gym” department. You invest time and effort to get better. But the improvements… Keep Reading

Muscle building

How Much Muscle Can You Gain In A Month?

Have you ever wondered, “how much muscle can you gain in a month?” It’s a question we hear often. Today, we’ll get you the answer. But first, I need to warn you: You’re going to need time and consistency if you want to build a dense, muscular body. Focusing on getting #yoked in one month is a myopic approach that does… Keep Reading

How To Stop Messing Up Your Knees With Dumb Exercises

Guest Post By Jordan Barnard Healthy knees are so important that you don’t want to mess them up with dumb exercises. Your performance in the gym will suffer, and so could your everyday life outside the gym. Here’s what to avoid. And here’s how to perform the right knee exercises the right way: safely and effectively. Stop Jacking Up Your… Keep Reading

v-line abs

How to Build Eye-Popping V-Line Abs

“Bro. I don’t care about getting stronger. That’s been easy for me. I just want to see my abs for the first time.” Sound familiar? It does to me. I regularly hear something like that from experienced lifters. They work hard and get strong. They have no interest in turning into bodybuilders. But they do have one aesthetic goal that’s… Keep Reading

Dirty bulking

The Dirty Bulk: Five Reasons To Do A Clean Bulk

Of all the dumb fitness ideas out there, the dirty bulk is one of the dumbest.  That may seem like an extreme statement, but trust me on this one. After all, I used to guzzle weight gainers mixed with ice cream until I grew a FUPA and had more stomach rolls than abs. Bottom line: a dirty bulk will leave… Keep Reading

workout

The Top 5 Reasons Your Workout Isn’t Working (And What To Do About It)

Guest Post By Katie Prendergast For years, I wasted my time in the gym without seeing much progress. I see many gym-goers and training clients frustrated by the same workout mistakes. They feel like they’re putting in hard work, but the scale just won’t budge. Their gut spills over their belt. They’re not seeing results in the mirror. It’s frustrating… Keep Reading

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