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"Big on the Basics" Split Squat

An elite lifter won’t always destroy each and every lift—even the most intense and skilled powerlifter will be injured at some point. Rather than dwell on what they cannot do, top notch athletes focus on what they can.

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International Back and Biceps

On his first trip outside of the US, the only place that Vincenzo “Mass” Masone wanted to go after an eight hour flight was to the gym. All “Mass” needed was a kick from his preworkout and the desire to make a statement.

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Just Say Yes

People shun hard work. From where I stand, it often looks like people shun effort, especially when demanding physical exertion is involved. You all know what I mean.

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Mending Lagging Body Parts

My pecs are stubborn as hell to grow. As a young teenager, I pursued powerlifting because I was naturally strong and aspired to add some freaky mass to my frame.

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Road To Recovery: Part VII

Let’s get one thing straight, you do not simply “do” bodybuilding. Unlike other hobbies which can be compartmentalized, bodybuilding is pervasive. It becomes a lifestyle.

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BRING THE CAGE WHEREVER YOU ARE

At the most basic level, The Cage is nothing more than a 30’ x 20’ chain link enclosure with heavy rubber flooring that contains barbells, dumbbells, plates, a monolift, a bench press, and a deadlift platform. But to many, The Cage represents so much more.

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Building Bigger Arms

While it’s true that a large chunk of your upper arm growth will simply come as an automatic result of heavy chest and back training, direct arm isolation work is still important when it comes to fully maximizing your results.

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Road to Recovery: Volume VI

If I were to walk into any gym, anywhere in the world, and ask people what they want most from their time training, I would undoubtedly hear a variation on this theme: gain muscle and/or strength, lose fat, or increase speed.

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Chasing The Pain

My trip to the 2017 FIBO Expo in Cologne, Germany was full of firsts. It was my first time in Europe and it was my first international expo.

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Build Your Delts

Some people assume that lifting weights isn’t that difficult. They follow the “just do it” method of lifting and choose exercises without much thought.