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HOW TO PERFORM STRENGTH TRAINING AT HOME

How to Perform Strength Training at Home Sometimes, you just can’t make it to the gym. We’ve all been there. Work schedules, commuting, and just general busyness can keep you out of the gym. However, not being able to get to the gym doesn’t have to stall your progress. You can still rack up gains with some basic home equipment. A flat bench, a barbell, a barbell rack (or bench/squat rack combo if you want to be fancy), a set ...
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WHAT SUPPLEMENTS SHOULD YOU TAKE FOR MAXIMUM PERFORMANCE?

What Supplements Should You Take for Maximum Performance? One thing that bodybuilders, crossfitters, and almost all other athletes spend a lot of time thinking about is supplementation. Supplements are an important part of any athlete’s arsenal, so you may often wonder what supplements you should take. You may be familiar with wild claims that seem too good to be true – and probably are. But are you familiar with the science behind those supplements that do work? For anyone new ...
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POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE ENERGY BALANCE: HOW IT WORKS

Positive and Negative Energy Balance: How It Works Calories give your body the fuel it needs to function. Each day you burn a certain amount of calories depending on your metabolic rate and your activity level. This energy comes either from calories you eat or the breaking down of existing energy stores, i.e. fat. So, the more active you are, the more calories your body will use for energy. Calories in and calories out: it’s the simple math of energy ...
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INTERMITTENT FASTING TIPS FOR BODYBUILDERS AND STRENGTH ATHLETES

Intermittent Fasting Tips for Bodybuilders and Strength Athletes As intermittent fasting becomes increasingly popular, you may begin to wonder if it is right for you. And if you can truly build muscle on an intermittent fasting (IF) protocol. It may seem counterintuitive, but if you carefully set up your day, it is possible. Before I cover intermittent fasting tips for bodybuilders, here’s a quick review of how the protocol works. What Is Intermittent Fasting? Intermittent fasting is an eating pattern ...
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