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Three Ways to Avoid Training Frustration

Image by Chris Wigginton Training Frustration is when you are unable to reach your goals. This may happen for a number reasons: You were unable to meet your fat loss goal. Your training session was not as intense as you’d liked. You’re stressed out with

How to Train for Strength

Dave Tate. Photo by Elite Fitness Systems. Most trainees believe that training for muscle mass is the same as training for strength. This couldn’t be farther from the truth. There is some correlation between the two. If you train for strength, you will put on

How to Put on Muscle Fast

To put on muscle fast, you need to stick to the basics. You only need one or two basic movements per bodypart. The less movements you can do to get the job done, the better. Setting Up a Program Choosing a Training Split Choose a

Silence for Intense Workouts

Silence. Photo by HaMeD!caL. There is a moment right between my warm-up, and workout. Sometimes it is brief, perhaps lasting a few seconds, but other times it is long, lasting almost ten minutes. It is a moment of silence. Of reflection. The quiet before a

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Lose Fat with Supersets and Trisets!

“But I don’t have Time to Exericise!” – Image by higekuma The single biggest excuse people state for not exercising is a lack of time. This is due to the belief that you must train for 90 minutes a day at an expensive gym, or

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How to Design an Effective Quick Workout

Image by Somewhat Frank I spend a lot of time on this website talking about quick workouts. It’s time to give you guys a primer on how to design such a workout: Step One: How long will the workout last? Determine how long you want


The Zombie Apocalypse Survival Workout

I recently came across a great bodyweight training resource called The Zombie Apocalypse Survival Workout. This amazing program, developed by Rog Law and John Romaniello, features an intense 4-Phase Training Program that sculpts your body and gets you ready for anything…even a Zombie Apocalypse! Is