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Supplement Guide: Part III – Fish Oil

Over the last few years, fish oil supplements become extremely popular. The amount of benefits associated with fish oil (omega-3) is almost endless, and potential side effects seem almost non-existent. For this reason I highly recommend that everyone should take fish oil supplements. However, like when every other supplement gains popularity, questions usually follow such as: […]

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Supplement Guide: Part II – Protein Powder

Protein Powder – the first supplement that men turn to when they decide they want to improve the way their body looks and build muscle. As with any other supplement, before you decide to use protein powder, you may have a few questions that you need answering. For example: What does protein powder do? What […]

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Supplement Guide: Part I – The Truth About Supplements

Is weight training enough or do I need to take supplements to build muscle? You’ve probably asked yourself this question at some point. Supplements are one of the most controversial, money making, overcomplicated and deceitful topics often discussed amongst men that want to build muscle. Giving the billions of dollars generated by supplements, it is […]

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How to Build Muscle: Part VI – Consistency, Time and Tracking Progress

In How to Build Muscle Part V we discussed the importance of rest and recovery in a muscle building program. In How to Build Muscle Part VI we will discuss the importance of consistency, time and tracking progress. Consistency Without consistency, you’ll get nowhere. Consistently progress the weights you’re lifting. Consistently stick to your diet […]

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How to Build Muscle: Part V – Rest and Recovery

In How to Build Muscle Part IV we discussed the importance of your overall diet plan and how it’ll help you achieve your goal of building muscle. In How to Build Muscle Part V, we will discuss the importance of rest and recovery after working out. Your Rest and Recovery After reading so many different […]

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Causes of Shoulder Pain

Editors Note: This is a guest post by Sharon Freeman Shoulder pain is a common complaint of men and women of all ages. It ranks as one of the top sources of pain in the body, and as one of the most uncomfortable as well. Despite being common, shoulder pain causes are greatly varied. One […]

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How to Build Muscle: Part IV – Muscle Building Diet Plan

In How to Build Muscle Part III we discussed the requirements for a quality weight training program that builds muscle fast. We also provided a sample weight training program that you can use in your gym sessions. In How to Build Muscle Part IV we will discuss the importance of your overall diet and how […]

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How to Build Muscle: Part III – Weight Training Program

In How to Build Muscle Part II we discussed why a caloric surplus is essential for building muscle, how to calculate your calorie maintenance level and how to create your ideal calorie surplus. In How to Build Muscle Part III we will discuss the requirements for a quality weight training program that’ll build muscle fast. […]

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Effects of Smoking on Fitness/Muscle Building

Editors Note: This is a guest post from Robert Reeve We have all seen the type of men who go to the gym, spend a good hour or two doing cardio or lifting weights. When they are done they then light up a cigarette, go for six pints of Guinness, and to top it off […]

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How to Get Jacked for the Beach – Women Won’t Be Able to Look Away

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Austin Green Summer has officially arrived. This means that anyone who lives near a lake or ocean can visit the place they love the most, the beach. What’s not to like? There’s cold beer, volleyball, good food, and tons of beautiful women walking around in bikinis. It […]

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