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The Advantages of Training Solo vs. Training With a Partner

The Advantages of Training Solo vs. Training With a Partner

As long as gyms have been around, people have trained with and without partners. Some like the solitude of being alone with their own thoughts and actions, while others like someone else in their face for the tough grinder sets. There is no right and wrong--just preference. Jordan Shallow, in his latest article, highlights the pros and cons of training with someone as he travels around the world.
Posted By: Jordan Shallow
Categories: TRAINING
Knowing When to Pull Back: Taking One Step Back to Take 10 Steps Forward

Knowing When to Pull Back: Taking One Step Back to Take 10 Steps Forward

As athletes, we want to attack our goals full throttle. We want to do whatever is in our power to maximize our efforts as quickly and effectively as possible. But progression is seldom linear. Oftentimes we need to pull back or change direction slightly, otherwise we'll hit a wall and really stall out. Stefi Cohen is no stranger to this process. See what she has to say in her latest article.
Posted By: Stef Cohen
Categories: TRAINING, LIVING
5 Best Accessory Movements for a Big Total

5 Best Accessory Movements for a Big Total

To build big lifts in powerlifting, accessory movements are as equally important as main lifts. Jordan Shallow takes us through the top 5 best accessory movements and explains the benefits of incorporating them in your routine.
Posted By: Jordan Shallow
Categories: TRAINING
Two Ways To Prevent Bench Injuries

Two Ways To Prevent Bench Injuries

Chest muscles are commonly injured from improper bench pressing. Chiropractor Jordan Shallow lays out how to prevent bench press injuries in his newest article. Check it out.
Posted By: Jordan Shallow
Categories: TRAINING, LIFESTYLE
The Last Push: What Separates a Champion from the Rest

The Last Push: What Separates a Champion from the Rest

With 3 weeks to go until the Olympia, Derek Lunsford spits the facts about the importance of going the extra mile when most people throw in the towel. In his latest article, "The Last Push," Derek explains what champions do to separate themselves from the rest.
Posted By: Derek Lunsford
Categories: TRAINING, LIFESTYLE
How to Build Your Legs Like an IFBB Pro

How to Build Your Legs Like an IFBB Pro

Legs are one of the most prominent--and important--feature on a pro bodybuilder. If you have weak legs, you're going to have a hard time turning pro, and most certainly underperform among them. Derek Lunsford is known for having a killer set of wheels. He highlights how to build your legs like an IFFB Pro in his latest article.
Posted By: Derek Lunsford
Categories: TRAINING, LIFESTYLE, LIVING
5 Tips To Maintain Training Intensity During Contest Prep

5 Tips To Maintain Training Intensity During Contest Prep

Intensity is one of the key components to accomplishing anything of magnitude, but especially to building a successful physique. You have to train in a way that will produce results, even when energy and calories are in serious deficit. John Jewett tells us how to approach and sustain intensity when you're getting ready for a show.
Posted By: John Jewett
Categories: TRAINING, LIFESTYLE
Hypertrophy Training: Preparing for Your Hard Sets

Hypertrophy Training: Preparing for Your Hard Sets

Hypertrophy--the breaking down of muscle fibers so that they rebuild themselves with increased size--is the point of training. If you want to achieve the greatest degree of hypertrophy, you must be in tune with what you're doing in the gym and how you're doing it. No one understands this better than IFBB Pro John Jewett. He explains how to properly initiate and reach maximum hypertrophy in his latest article.
Posted By: John Jewett
Categories: TRAINING
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