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Home Shoulder Routine

Home Shoulder Routine

There is little dispute on the illusion a wide set of shoulders can portray. If you want to enhance the V-taper, creating the appearance of a wide upper torso girth accompanied by a small waist, shoulder development has a big role to play. Not only are the shoulder muscles important[…]

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squat vs leg press

Squat vs Leg Press

The squat is seen by many as the king of all exercises, requiring many large muscle groups (especially in the lower body) to execute the lift, as well as being taxing on the cardiovascular system as the repetition range is increased. The primary muscles responsible for the lift are those[…]

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enhancing muscle definition

Enhancing Muscle Definition And Leanness

Having a well defined muscled body is the pinnacle of many gym goers’ dreams, yet many trainees plod on day to day without making any notable stride towards their goal. It is possible to achieve a lean, defined and athletic look with the correct approach to diet and training, regardless[…]

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dumbbell side raise

Dumbbell Side Raise

The dumbbell side raise recruits the middle (lateral) head of the deltoids, or in other words, the region to the side of the shoulders which is generally responsible for width. The side raise, when performed correctly, contracts the lateral head via shoulder abduction and is an effective exercise to isolate[…]

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swimming pool strength workout

Swimming Pool Strength And Weight Loss Workout

Aqua based workouts can be enjoyed and beneficial to a wide variety of people, even those who have sprains and minor injuries as the water based exercises are low impact unlike many on land movements. Water resistance also dynamically works the muscles of opposing as well as assisting muscle groups,[…]

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Pre-workout Supplement

Pre-workout Supplement Popularity

The big craze in the supplement industry in recent years has been the popularity of pre-workout supplements. Ever since the release of No-Xplode, one of the most popular pre-workout supplements, it seems each supplement manufacturer has created their own form of a pump-delivering, energy intensifying, focus enhancing pre-workout supplement. BSN’s[…]

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winter muscle bulk

Tips For Adding Winter Muscle Bulk

As the dark and cold winter evenings quickly approach us, the shift in seasons marks the switch in periodisation phrases for many bodybuilders. Not every gym goer is familiar with training periodisation, although some may be implementing the method into their training plan without realising it! Periodisation is simply the[…]

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supplements for runners

Supplements For Runners

Diet and training are obviously vitally important for runners who wish to improve their fitness and performance, but those who want to optimise their efforts may wish to look at specific supplements for runners once these fundamentals are in place. Middle and long distance running requires endurance from the cardiovascular[…]

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BMI

Healthy BMI?

Do you have a healthy BMI? The Body Mass Index (BMI) is a calculation which determines a numerical index from comparing your height to your weight. The only two factors which determine the BMI reading is a persons height and bodyweight, and therefore does not take into account a whole[…]

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Weight Gainer Supplements

Weight Gainer Supplements

So called “hard gainers”; those trainees who struggle to gain body weight no matter how much food they shovel down their necks, often look for a weight gainer supplement to consume to increase the number of calories digested to induce weight gain. As with any supplement, a weight gainer should[…]

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