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A Guide to Reps and Sets, Rep Ranges & Rest Between Sets

What are reps and sets? This post explains all you need to know about reps, sets, rep ranges and rest between sets, so that you can improve your training results. Anyone that is learning how to lift weights

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6 Tips to Build Bigger Arms

Who doesn’t want to build bigger arms? Having big biceps and triceps is key to having an impressive physique. Plus, it gives you something to brag about if you need

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Progressive Overload Is the Holy Grail of Building Muscle and Strength

The Principle of Progressive Overload is crucial for building muscle and gaining strength. The concept is simple: you must continually increase the demand placed on your body – over time. If you implement

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Why Are Compound Exercises Better Than Isolation Exercises for Beginners? – Weight Lifting Q&A

Question: Why are compound exercises better than isolation exercises? I ask, because you often say beginners should rarely do isolation movements, if at all. I want to do preacher curls and triceps pushdowns

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What Is The Best Ectomorph Training Strategy? – Weight Lifting Q&A

Question: I was hoping you could tell me some ectomorph training tips and workout advice. I looked at your article on different body types, and was intrigued to find that the ectomorph somatotype accurately

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Can I Gain Muscle, Strength and Endurance at the Same Time – Weight Lifting Q&A

Question: I’m trying to put together a training program that will allow me to gain muscle, strength and endurance at the same time, but I have some concerns. As it is I’ve divided the month

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Different Body Types: Are You An Ectomorph, Endomorph, or Mesomorph?

The three different body types (also called somatotypes) include the ectomorph, endomorph, and mesomorph. On this page, you’ll learn how to determine your body type

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Triceps Training Tips & Strategies for Building Bigger Triceps

Find out all you need to know about triceps training, including the best exercises, training tips and strategies for building big, horseshoe-shaped triceps. Building bigger

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Calf Training Tips & Strategies for Building Huge Calves

This calf training guide covers the best calf exercises, training tips and strategies that will force your calves to grow. The calves can be a stubborn muscle group because

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Leg Training Tips & Strategies for Building Massive Legs

On this page, I’ll discuss the best leg training tips, exercises and strategies for building strong and muscular legs. Leg training is what separates the true alpha

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