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Studies That May Surprise You, Vol. 3

December 6th, 2015

Yo, yo , yo. Here’s what I came across this month in the world of research.   Forced Reps Don’t Work I love Arnold and all the old bodybuilding idols to death, but they often recommended using forced reps to “shock” the body into new growth. Decades later, there’s still no real evidence that it […]

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Desperate Weight Gain Strategies

June 2nd, 2013

People hate me. Aside from the fact that I often make inappropriate jokes, dance badly at parties, and have no patience for loud dogs or annoying children, I can eat anything—and in large amounts—and not gain weight. It’s almost like a superpower, only, like all superheroes, I see it as a blessing and a curse. […]

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You Need To Be Obsessed

April 10th, 2011

Much of the fitness industry’s success is based on the promise that you don’t really have to try too hard to change your body. Diets and workout programs last for a few weeks, results come “in just minutes a day”, all you need to do is wear this shoe, use this machine, etc. Magazines like […]

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