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2 Tricks To Smash Through Your Chest-Training Plateau

In a normal press, you reverse direction at the bottom of the ROM in one smooth motion, releasing the elastic energy that has built up in your muscles to help push the bar back up. In paused bench presses, however, you allow the bar to settle (about 2 seconds) on the safeties in a power rack or by stopping each rep at the bottom. Either way, the technique dissipates that built-up energy and forces you to use your musculature alone to push the bar out of the hole. This technique is sometimes called a "dead" bench because you're starting each lift from a dead stop.

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Eat more foods that contain these aminos and you'll get full faster and avoid gaining fat. Here's the list.

The Effects of Mild Cycles | T Nation

Still, the debates rage on, even if the users do not. What is a "mild," "moderate," or "intelligent" cycle of steroids? What effects does it really have? Some say that the effects are profound. Others will say that mild usage produces minimal results. The answer? Let's look to science.

Tip: Don't Lose Muscle While Dieting | T Nation

If you don't eat a certain amount of protein while dieting, you'll lose as much muscle as fat. Here's how many grams to shoot for.

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Tip: Reverse Crunch Plus Deadbug | T Nation

Combine these two core exercises for a unique workout challenge.

How to Lose 10 Pounds of Fat, Forever | T Nation

Those who achieve their body composition goal and maintain it are those who can stick with the changes they make in the long run. Sure, you can cut huge amounts of carbs and fats, basically surviving on only protein and stimulants, and you'll lose fat pretty fast. But such an approach can't be sustained, and it'll make you feel like crap.

Tip: This Herbal Drink Will Turn You Into a Jedi | T Nation

Tea? Sure, that's coffee's weaker sister. When coffee's friends come over, coffee ties tea to the towel rack by her pigtails and shuts the door. At least that's what people think. The reality is that tea has some pretty amazing cognitive and health benefits that rival or surpass coffee's, especially when you know how to manipulate it.

Tip: How to Increase Self-Control | T Nation

Maybe you're the guy who walks into the gym a few random days every week and then decides what body parts he's going to train. You're getting your exercise in and reaping some of the self-control benefits, but you'd reap more benefits by having a set workout program: the days you train, the time you go, the exercises you do, and how you progress from week to week.

Tip: How to Develop an Adonis Belt | T Nation

Most coaches say you can develop these muscles by variations of the plank, but that's largely a pipedream. Just as "making a muscle" with your flexed biceps in the mirror doesn't build big biceps, doing planks or any other essentially isometric movement isn't going to build up that ridge of TVA muscle that's adjacent to the iliac furrows.

The Primary Pattern Workout Plan | T Nation

Now, there are other proposed patterns, and clearly some of your favorite exercises don't fit any of these categories – curls, ab drills, calf work, etc. But notice that the exercises that do fit into these patterns are proven standards, things like squats, deads, presses, and rows that train a lot of muscle all at once.

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Tip: Activate These Muscles Before Deadlifting | T Nation

Fire up the right muscles before your big pulls and you'll lift heavier and prevent low back pain. Here's what to do.

The 10 best running shoes of fall 2017

Levitate is a stiff, springy shoe that, according to Brooks, has "the most energy return of leading performance running shoes." Translation: A polyurethane-based cushioning system wakes up your stride and makes running feel just a bit easier—whether you're getting in a few laps in the park or logging a 20-miler. Basically, the material expands underfoot when you strike the ground. Coupled with a knit upper that lets your foot expand on impact, this makes the whole experience more comfortable. The outsole's arrow pattern rolls your foot from heel to toe, making every stride more efficient. The Levitate fits true to size, and is best suited for those with medium to high arches.($150, )

Thrash-Your-Guns Arm Routine

Usually, drop sets are done wrong. You don’t have to drop half the weight to do a drop set properly. It was proven that decreasing the weight by as little as 5-10% is the ideal drop and still respects your repetition range. For example, do tricep pressdowns with 100 lbs. for 10 reps, drop it to 90-95 lbs., and you’ll be able to crank out another clean 8 to 10 reps.

7 Carb Secrets for Success

Conventional wisdom dictates that it is best to consume a big carb meal -- along with protein -- within 90 minutes of completing a training session. Carbs consumed during this "90-minute window" trigger an increase in the release of insulin, which stops the breakdown of muscle tissue while stimulating the uptake of carbs by the muscles. Many bodybuilders do not know that muscles actually crave carbs for six hours after training. Here's how to give your body the carbs it needs: Eat a high-carb meal (two bagels with jam or honey) within 90 minutes after training and a second high-carb meal (two heaping cups of white rice or pasta) within the next four hours. Refined carbs such as juice, bagels, white rice and fat-free cookies or muffins work especially well in this insulin-triggering equation.

Top 10 natural anabolics for 2017

Anafuse is so potent (and reordered so often) it also made the Top 10 Bulking Supplements List, the only natural anabolic to do so.  But unlike many on that list, Anafuse produces its results without influence on your hormones and with virtually no side effects. Anafuse combines the two most effective natural anabolic ingredients on the market today (Epicatechin & Laxogenin) with the addition of absorption enhancers. The customer feedback and reorder rate on this anabolic has been so stellar that is on pace to become one of the best-selling supplements ever. Certainly worthy of its No.1 position among the Top 10 Natural Anabolic Supplements this year. Read all the reviews here .

6 Things Experienced Lifters Do Every Day

Experienced lifters look at this as a lifestyle, not just a program. They know that drinking water, sleep, eating correctly, and staying in the weight room will only pay off if they are consistent. Sure, they may miss a meal here and there and even some workouts, but they know that being consistent for the long haul is where it's at. They never totally get out of the lifting game for extended periods of time and pay attention to their diet. They think about it each day, just like taking a shower and brushing their teeth. If you are not doing something to improve your body each day, you will have a tougher time calling yourself a true lifter.

8 Ways To Make Your Rear Delts Roar

Here's a rear-delt finisher that's super-intense: Grab a pair of dumbbells and sit at the end of a flat bench. Bend over and complete a set of seated bent-over lateral raises to failure (adjust the weight so that you reach failure at about 10 reps). But instead of ending your set here, you're going to now introduce a bit of body English to enable you to continue the set. Immediately get off the bench and do the same exercise from the standing, bent-over position. Because you're able to generate a bit of momentum through your knees and hips, you can keep the set going, intensifying the burn. Do as many as you can. If you still want to up the ante, by all means add a dropset to the end of that.

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Saturday Leg Training

*I cannot do back squats due to my lower back, but this exercise serves as a good alternative.  Really control the rep tempo here and sink deep into your hips at the bottom.  Slow reps will seriously tax your legs and cardiovascular capacity; especially when doing 8 sets with 20 second rest breaks.

Sagittarius Horoscope for Monday, September 18, 2017

Monday, September 18, 2017 - Your master plan for professional success has taken nearly everything into account. However, circumstances still diverge from your strategy as unexpected twists and turns bend reality. It might be disheartening to discover that much of your preparation is of little value now that so many things have changed forever. Don’t let sloppy thinking slip back into the equation while you recreate a new approach that’s more relevant to the current landscape. Author Robert Rolih wrote, “Knowing the right details gets you a great return. Ignore them and you just crash and burn.”

6 Reasons You Should Be Using Whey Protein

Whey protein isn’t just the fuel of big-bodied muscle heads. Don’t get us wrong, if you’re getting good quality workouts in and sticking to a diet full of lean protein, fiber- and vitamin-rich veggies and fruits, and good-quality carbs, and still not seeing the results you want, whey protein will help you gain greater results. But that’s not the only reason it should be a part of your daily routine. We narrowed down the top six health benefits tucked away in your tub of whey.

6 Simple Moves to Build a Bigger Chest

Bodybuilding O.G. trainer to the stars, Vince Gironda, claims that dips are the most effective chest exercise and upper-body developer, period! To maximize chest overload, perform dips with a slight forward lean and the elbows flared out. Using an upright posture will emphasize the triceps to a greater degree. If you are able, add additional weight to your bodyweight. Dips allow more weight to be handled than any other upper-body exercise, including the bench press.

Tip: Hit the Right Squat Depth | T Nation

Once your pelvis starts to tilt under your body (butt wink) you've gone too far. Proper depth for you is the point right before you get butt wink. This may or may not include having your knees parallel to your hips, or having your hips drop below your knees. If your butt starts to get winky before your hips are parallel to your knees, however, you should really address your mobility.

Are You Getting All You Need From Protein?

To building muscle, it's not enough to just consume lots of protein. You've got to make sure that protein contains the most important muscle-building amino acid of all. Here are four great ways to get it.

The Sexiest Celebrity Halloween Costumes of All Time

I can only imagine how many necks Abigail Ratchford and Lindsey Pelas broke that night. As a model all eyes are on you anyway, but these two took it to a new level on Halloween dressed in sexy genie costumes.

5 ways to beat brain fog and boost creativity

The chances of an epiphany coming to you from the depths of a blank Word document? Not high, Schooler says. One of his recent studies found that when students had a period of time to think before completing a task that required creative thinking skills, they outperformed students who were asked to complete the task right away. Mind-wandering lets the brain disengage from the present and retrieve associations from the past, to better imagine how events could unfold in the future—to “play” with ideas, Schooler says.

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The Reverse Method | T Nation

Though the pin press can be set in a low enough position to have the bar start in contact with the chest, most lifters will be better off training the pin press just above the chest when in an arched and braced position. By setting the pins in a power rack 2-3 inches above the chest, we can limit the terminal end range of motion, making this lift more shoulder friendly while also working through common sticking points.

Huawei Band 2 Pro Review: The best fitness band for under $75?

The Huawei Band 2 Pro (yes, the name is a bit of a mouthful) is a $70 fitness tracker with a number of significant highlights. It not only has the typical heart rate tracking and step tracking, but also includes advanced features like GPS, waterproofing, and the option for continous heart rate tracking to measure VO2 max. In particular, continuous tracking is almost unheard of for a tracker under $100. As a result, I was excited to give the Band 2 Pro a try to see if it lived up to its promises.

Inside the Olympia

Go behind the scenes of the Olympia with Seven Bucks Digital Studios! We’re going to show you what being at the Super Bowl of bodybuilding is really like! SUBSCRIBE for more!: Special thanks to Amazon Commentators: Shawn Ray, Dan Solomon & Carla Sanchez, as well as Jim Manion, Robin Chang, Maria Ibarra, Steve Weinberger, Sandy Williamson, Gold’s Gym (Venice) and Bev Francis Powerhouse Gym Production Company - Sons of Summer Executive Producer - Steven Kiefer, Dany Garcia, Dave Rienzi, Dwayne Johnson, Erin Lardy Producer - Thomas Meredith Directed by Steven Kiefer Written by Thomas Meredith, Ash Burritt Director of Photography - Ryan Neil Postas Creative Director - Mikkel Aranas Post Supervisor - Thomas Meredith Edited by Jesse Dvorak Music Composer - Jermaine Stegall Makeup - Fabiola Arancibia, Robin Golightly, Ariel Campagna Assistant Camera - Traiana Nescheva Assistant Camera - Scott Minshall Sound - John Rampey, Lee Frank, Frank Flaherty Audio Mixer - David Das Voice Over - Mark Smeltzer Grips - Raul Morales, Shai Keston Nix Kel Aranas - Media Management Jason Cowan - Media Management Production Assistant - Ash Burritt, Justin Kratzer, Eric Paperth Gaffer - Jason D’Aversa, Spencer "Best in Denver" THE ROCK AROUND THE INTERNET Snapchat: http://bit.

Tip: The 1.5 Method for Squats | T Nation

The 1.5 or one-and-a-half method is an advanced strategy that's mainly used to increase time under tension to stimulate hypertrophy (muscle growth). But when used with the back squat, it can also be an effective corrective exercise for those who struggle in the bottom position.

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9 things smoking weed does to your body

To be fair: Even if one scientific study suggests that marijuana might help your bones grow or hurt your short-term memory, that doesn't necessarily make it true. All this research is still developing, and it'll be a long time before we know anything for sure about weed's effects on the human body. Still, it's good to know where the science is heading.

Tip: Hit the Right Squat Depth | T Nation

Once your pelvis starts to tilt under your body (butt wink) you've gone too far. Proper depth for you is the point right before you get butt wink. This may or may not include having your knees parallel to your hips, or having your hips drop below your knees. If your butt starts to get winky before your hips are parallel to your knees, however, you should really address your mobility.

Eating for Muscle Mass: 8 Questions Answered

Proper nutrition will keep your energy up and your muscles nourished. Improper nutrition — snacking on a hearty diet filled with sugary snacks and empty calories — will put mass in all the wrong areas. “You want extra quality calories, not just extra calories,” he says. “Once you get that dialed in, the timing becomes the issue. There’s a big difference between eating 200 grams of protein first thing in the morning or the last thing at night, or spread out in five servings of 40 grams over the course of an entire day. Don’t believe me? Try it, but consider yourself — and your housemates — forewarned!”

The 30-minute abs workout

Got half an hour, three times a week? Follow this routine for a belly-busting, torso-tautening, molded-in-steel midsection.

4 Medicine Ball Exercises for Shredded Abs

As well as helping with injuries, the medicine ball can help tone your core muscles, - the body’s center of power. Using a medicine ball to train the core is perfect because you can perform so many functional movements similar to those that you do in everyday life.

25 foods to eliminate your love handles

Avocados are the ideal healthy fat because they "keep you full by slowing down digestion," Cording says. What's more, the fruit is packed with potassium, which fights bloating, so all that hard work you've done on your abs will show. "Avocadoes have about 14 grams of healthy fat per half a fruit, so they’ll increase your post-snack satiation (meaning you’ll be likely to eat less at the next meal), and on top of its good-for-you fats, avocado consumption actually aids in the absorption of vital nutrients when eaten with other fruits and veggies," Elkaim adds. Just be careful not to go overboard—even healthy foods can pack on the pounds if you're not careful.

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The 20 Fittest Foods

You know milk does a body good, but you may not know that skipping dairy makes your body angry, sort of. When you're not getting enough, your body releases hormones that cause your cells to retain calcium-and fat, says Michael Zemel, Ph.D., director of The Nutrition Institute at the University of Tennessee. Calories still count, so you should drink your milk by the glass rather than the gallon. But just make sure you get some. "There are components in dairy that help turn on your body's fat-burning system and slow down the storage of fat," says Zemel. And although other forms of supplements are great, this is one case in which the real thing works the best.

Virtual Posedown: Elssbiay vs. Ruhl

Germany’s Markus Ruhl was so celebrated for his monster mass during his pro career (1997-2010) that cries of “RUUUUHL!” bellowed from awestruck fans whenever he crunched a pose. His traps, pecs, and delts were gargantuan, and that, combined with his ultrawidth, gave him, arguably, the most stupendous, most muscular of all time.

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3 Fatty Foods You're Free To Love!

In a world obsessed with all things thin, foods associated in any way with the word "fat" can be quickly and erroneously consigned to the rendering vat of history. So it is with some degree of jubilation that we reach into that bowl and pluck out three foods that belong back in your diet.

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The 6 Worst Things You Can Do For Bigger Biceps

While there is nothing inherently wrong with training lats and biceps on the same day, if biceps growth is a priority then these two muscle groups are better done separately. Since lat movements involve pulling, they tax the biceps and thus compromise the intensity you can put into your curls, which will in turn hinder long-term gains in arm mass.

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