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How to Take Check in Pictures

How to Take Check in Pictures

Intro   Whenever you take the leap into transforming your body, you’re going to want to track progress. If you have a coach, then you’ll more than likely be using check in photos to make this happen. There are a couple ways in which you can do this but taking...

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How to Use and Wear a Lifting Belt

How to Use and Wear a Lifting Belt

Intro   When you look in a gym-goers bag, you may find a couple pieces of equipment. There are usually some wraps or sleeves, but there is also often a belt of some sort. Lifting belts are a classic piece of gym equipment that have been used for decades. They...

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Here’s Why Rest Days are Crucial

Here’s Why Rest Days are Crucial

Intro So, you’ve been going hard in the gym and putting some intensity into it. However, through all of that effort, you find your way into a state of overtraining. You feel run-down, tired, and injuries start to show up. Even though training takes effort, we all have...

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Importance of Meal Frequency

Importance of Meal Frequency

Intro When looking at meal frequency, you’ve probably heard a little bit of both. One side says that you need to eat more meals, and the other says you don’t. Through this conflicting information, you just want to know what works the best. Meal frequency will be most...

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How to Kickstart Your Metabolism

How to Kickstart Your Metabolism

Intro   You’ve heard it a million times before. “Ramp up your metabolism to lose weight!”   That’s great, but how and why does this happen? No one seems to be clear on what exactly you need to do when looking to kickstart your metabolism for fat loss. So,...

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Non-Stimulant Pre-Workout

Non-Stimulant Pre-Workout

Intro Anytime you walk into a supplement store or go to order online there are a million different supplements to choose from. One of the most popular right now is pre-workout. These supplements are designed to help you through intense workouts by giving you energy,...

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Top 10 Transformation Tips

Top 10 Transformation Tips

Intro   Transformations are one of the most desired outcomes when it comes to diet and exercise. You see them all the time. The guy who went from a size 40 waist to a 32 or the woman who lost 45 pounds. You probably sit there and look at those thinking, “There’s...

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My Top 3 Tips for Cutting

My Top 3 Tips for Cutting

Intro   Cutting season is something that pretty much everyone is looking froward to! It’s when you can work hard to show off all of the work you’ve put in on building muscle. Cutting really just means that you are losing weight, but more importantly cutting body...

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WHEY PROTEIN VS WHEY PROTEIN ISOLATE

WHEY PROTEIN VS WHEY PROTEIN ISOLATE

There are tons of protein supplements on the market. Various different brands, flavors, and types. However, two typically stick out. This is whey protein and whey protein isolate. Whey protein is pretty popular and is used very often. The isolate is however not as...

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How Late Can You Eat?

How Late Can You Eat?

One of the most common questions that I receive is around the timing of your eating. There seems to be a notion that you can’t eat late at night, or it will make you gain weight. However, that really isn’t the truth here. With all of the other factors that play into...

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All About Creatine

All About Creatine

So, you want to build stronger muscles with improve endurance and power? How are you going to do it? Is there something you can take to help in the supplement world? What If I told you there’s a supplement that can do exactly that? Something that can lead to higher...

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HOW TO GROW TREE TRUNK LEGS

HOW TO GROW TREE TRUNK LEGS

Intro   There are two people in this world. There are people who train legs and those who don’t. You cannot discount the legs and say that they don’t matter, when we spend most of our day on them. The legs are what get us from place to place, except for when we...

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Tips on Growing Your Chest!

Tips on Growing Your Chest!

Intro Everyone wants a bigger chest, but do they know how to make that actually happen? In this E-Book I’ll be explaining some background on the chest, but also the techniques and exercises that can help you take it to the next level. If you feel as if your shirts...

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How Much Protein is Too Much?

How Much Protein is Too Much?

This is a question that I get asked a lot. I mean, it makes sense because we’re told that we need to be consuming more of it. Especially, if you’re looking to gain muscle mass and lose weight. People worry that it can harm your body in ways such as kidney and liver...

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The Importance of Drinking Water

The Importance of Drinking Water

What is hydration Interestingly enough, the entire body needs water. Every cell, tissue, and organ within your body requires water in some form or fashion. Humans are about 60-70% water, and without it, you run into some trouble. This is where hydration comes into...

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What are the Benefits of Using Accessories?

What are the Benefits of Using Accessories?

Intro You may have walked in the gym, only to see the guy or girl who has the massive gym bag. In that bag they have all sorts of goodies. They pull out belts, wraps, straps, and knee sleeves. You’re probably wondering what all of that does and how could it help you?...

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Will Alcohol Ruin Your Progress?

Will Alcohol Ruin Your Progress?

Intro It’s common for me to be asked about alcohol and training. Typically, people are looking for me to say that you can do both. In reality, that’s not the total truth. The situation depends on the context around what you’re doing. Obviously, it’s known that alcohol...

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How to Stay Accountable

How to Stay Accountable

Getting in shape sounds simple. However, so many people find it to be much more difficult than they thought. It isn’t that they couldn’t do it or weren’t doing something right. More so it’s usually due to them not having enough checks and balances. These checks and...

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Are Protein Bars Okay?

Are Protein Bars Okay?

In the world of supplements, protein is a big deal. Protein supplements come in a variety of forms, but you most commonly see them in powders or edible bars. Powders are pretty straight forward, but sometimes people feel a little overwhelmed with the bars. There tends...

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To Deadlift and Squat or Not?

To Deadlift and Squat or Not?

You hear a little bit of both. One side says that the squat and deadlift are bad for you, and then there’s another that says they are necessary and safe. So, what’s fact and what’s fiction? It really depends on the situation and that person’s background, as well as...

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Importance of Sleep

Importance of Sleep

As you know, humans need to sleep. Sleep is our way of recovering from any type of damage the body has taken, integrating things we learned, getting rid of old tissue, and even digestion to an extent. Needless to say, it plays a very big role in our lives. That also...

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Which Split to Choose?

Which Split to Choose?

If you’ve ever looked into working out, or you are currently working out, you have probably been asked or curious about your “split”. This isn’t anything fancy, it’s just how you split up your workouts. Workouts can be centered around the whole body, multiple body...

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Overcoming Plateaus

Overcoming Plateaus

Ever found yourself stuck when it comes to your progress in the gym? You aren’t alone. This happens to numerous people whenever they are looking to make improvements. It’s really just a product of the body adapting to change. You see, you make progress, whether weight...

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Benefits of Fiber

Benefits of Fiber

You may think that fiber is only for an older population, yet this couldn’t be farther from the truth. Fiber is actually a very necessary nutrient for the proper functioning of your digestive system. Fiber isn’t part of what we classify as a source of calories,...

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When Should You Work out?

When Should You Work out?

This is something that people have debated about for years. Everyone wants to optimize their returns when it comes to working out, therefore, everyone is always looking for that upper hand. One of those areas tends to be the timing of your workout. Is it better in the...

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