Category: Perform Better
6 tips to getting a six-pack article

Getting six pack abs is one of the most common fitness goals these days.  Many surveys have ranked six pack abs as the most attractive part of both the male and female body. Now why does it seem so hard to get a six-pack? Most people are using the wrong techniques and not receiving the […]

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is-crossfit-for-you article

Unless you have been living under a rock in the middle of nowhere, you’re bound to have heard of CrossFit®. It’s no secret CrossFit has taken the fitness world by storm with its scalable program that promises results for everyone—and with more than 13,000 locations and growing, it’s not fading anytime soon. That’s more than […]

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iSatori_How-to-Build-Big-Arms-article

So you want to build big arms do you? That’s a great goal to have. Having a big pair of arms (biceps and triceps) not only display your level of muscularity and leanness but they command the respect and attention of those around you. Women love a great set of arms, and men try tirelessly […]

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Six-Nutrition-Rules-for-Lean-Muscle-Gain Article

When it comes to sculpting your body for lean muscle gain– hitting the gym just isn’t enough. Ask any professional bodybuilder, personal trainer, weightlifter, or fitness model, “what’s the best way to achieve lean muscle gains?” and they will quickly say, exercise and nutrition go hand in hand. It’s not rocket science, but it is […]

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training-frequency-featured article

How often should you train? How long do you need to rest between training sessions? How much is too much and how much is too little? The answers may surprise you and even change how you train! One of the most basic questions in weight training is “how many times a week should I train […]

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Your muscles are made of two different types of fibers. Find out what they are, what your personal fiber make-up is, and how to train for maximum results Knowing your personal muscle fiber make-up can be an invaluable aid when it comes to properly targeting your training program. If you’re working your muscles in the […]

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A question and answer roundtable on how to overcome obstacles to build powerful, thick and balanced shoulders. Let’s get started. Q: My shoulders are definitely my hardest muscle group to work, and noticeable gains have been minimal. I may have even injured my right rotator cuff sometime in the last few years—at least I think so […]

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Introduction To The Maximum Hormonal Response Training Program Testosterone is the male hormone that, to varying degrees, regulates your height, facial hair, bone density, mood, sexual functioning, and a host of other important male characteristics. But in truth, the real reason we’re so darn interested in testosterone is because it’s primarily responsible for making you […]

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BIO-GRO family of products

Since the introduction of BIO-GRO™, not surprisingly, we’ve received a lot of questions about what bio-active peptides are and how they can enhance your training. So we pulled together the 10 most frequently asked questions to give you the answers. These answers aren’t complicated and are quite revealing about the importance of this new muscle-building […]

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Nic Troupe trains back with pull-downs

Bodyweight exercises are among the most effective exercises for building strength and muscle mass. However, for most trainers, the only bodyweight exercises for the back they know are the pull-up or chin-up! While the pull-up is definitely effective, it can be too challenging for some or not challenging enough for others. Also, pull-ups don’t fully […]

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How to Prevent, Alleviate, and Overcome It. We Answer Your Questions. Q: I’m frequently very sore from my workouts, particularly after training legs—it’s sometimes so bad I can’t walk down stairs unassisted! Is this normal? Is there anything I can do to prevent it? A: This is a common problem that occurs after weight training. We’ve […]

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The latest, greatest training program for muscle mass Yeah, it’s a mouthful of words and a muscle-full of techniques we forged together into one brutal, exhausting, and unapologetic method for building muscle mass. So, if you dig deep and stay strong through all six weeks of the MED Training program, your reward will be a […]

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Your thighs are your wheels—your preferred method of transport, the torque behind your speed, the core to the spring in your step. They are basically responsible for helping us take the 3,512 average number of steps every day… So if your thighs are so important, why are you ignoring them? If you’re like most people, […]

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calf-featured

It’s no secret that building amazing calves is one of the hardest training feats imaginable. Most people just accept their genetics and surrender to the idea that they’ll never have great calves. You know the people we’re talking about: you see them with huge upper bodies and skinny “bird” legs. Or they have “cankles” where the […]

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How to Increase Your Bench Press

We all love the classic exercise known as the bench press. Throughout history, the bench press has literally become the measure of the man. Everyone wants to know how much you bench, so it is no wonder that everyone wants to know the secrets to drive up their bench. To start your own assessment of […]

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Next to the chest, the second most sought-after muscle to develop would have to be the biceps. Whether you agree or not, you have to admit that there is something alluring about bulging biceps. Maybe it is the way they look when your T-shirt sleeves mold to your arms, and the material stretches because your […]

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hammer2-featured

Looking for a new hamstring and inner thigh exercise? Have we got one for you! This unique hamstring exercise will give you an extremely intense contraction. It’s the perfect exercise to finish off your legs! If you’ve ever done concentration curls for your biceps, you know exactly how intense the contraction can be. If you’ve […]

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Get In, Get Out, Get it Done! Let’s face it, we’re always running out of time. Every hour seems to tick by faster and faster and finding time to get to the gym becomes a challenge. So, being efficient and focused as you step through the doors of the gym is paramount. If you can […]

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A Novel Training Approach to Transform Weak Body Parts into Strengths Virtually everyone is unhappy with one body part or another. Whether it’s “pipe-cleaner arms,” “chicken legs,” or a “trench chest,” most of us have a body part that lags behind the rest. Weaker. Smaller. Not as defined. Yes, genetics do play a role in […]

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Increase Your Bench Press By 25 Pounds And Your Squat By 50 Pounds, In One Month! The past 50 years or so of research has revealed some pretty cool data about training for strength and power. Literally hundreds of training studies have been completed, with a ton of interesting, relevant information. We went ahead and […]

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