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Eggs Suck For Building Muscle

July 30th, 2015

I’m sorry.   I know you’ve heard that eggs are the most perfect muscle-building food from just about every fitness authority who ever lived, from Jack LaLanne, to Arnold, to Richard Simmons and Bob Harper. But it’s wrong.   And yes, I know I’ve recommended eggs myself in the past, and to tell you the […]

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The Facts of (Lifting) Life

June 7th, 2015

These are some musings on fit people, and truths that in some cases I took a long time to discover. Feel free to email me some new ones to add to the list and I’ll keep it going...#1 No man who ever built a great physique did it to impress a woman (or attract another man).

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The Proof About Strength Training

June 1st, 2015

It’s rare that a study comes out with really helpful findings regarding muscle gain and fat loss. It’s rarer still when those findings are exactly what you hoped would be found and back up pretty much everything you’ve been saying for a long time.   I recently came across such a study (thanks to my […]

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Studies that May Suprise you

May 11th, 2015

Fitness just wouldn’t be fitness if it didn’t contradict itself every few weeks. Eggs are good for you, then they’re bad, and then they’re good again… You have to squat, bench, and deadlift, or maybe you shouldn’t at all…. You know how it goes. But I came across three studies recently with findings that many […]

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Which Split is Best?

April 6th, 2015

Everyone knows you’re supposed to train a different body part every day. So your workout split should be chest on Monday, back Tuesday, legs Wednesday, shoulders Thursday, arms Friday, and then repeat. Or maybe it’s… The more often you can work a muscle, the faster it will grow. So you should do full-body workouts that […]

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