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Live Life Lean

I am so excited for the work Pauline does on my behalf. I have purchased several e-books to spark muscle growth and tips or tricks to do things differently for effectiveness. This app goes great with the books I've purchased. The major plus is that I can see execution in a video rather looking at the pictures in my books. I absolutely love having the meals written out like they are. The fee to unlock the locked information will be worth it to me. I can not wait for better progress to come. So far, after two weeks my back and delts are happy and showing results. Two of my hardest body parts to deem results. I love my Back Attack and Delts 2 Die 4. Now to properly implement cardio and get ready to hit that stage in 2015. Thank you, thank you, thank you, for the competition e-book. Now when a movement is questionable, this will be like having you there for correction.

Sagittarius Horoscope for Thursday, October 9, 2014

Thursday, October 9, 2014 - Letting go of the details is tough today, even though this approach isn't normally a problem for you. There's no reason to be too hard on yourself. Cut yourself some slack and take the time you need to get all your ducks in order. Clearing your slate now opens the way for bigger and more exciting projects to enter your life.

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A day after the death of Thomas Duncan from Ebola, a deputy who visited Duncan’s family is being tested for the virus. NBC national correspondent Kate Snow reports.

3 Switch-Up Moves for Six-Pack Abs

The rectus abdominis (the six-pack muscles) is the primary focus, though the obliques will definitely get some work with the knee raises and rollouts. This is a great routine to try if you’ve hit a plateau with your ab training or have fallen into the habit of only using high or low rep ranges, as the abs tend to respond well to both.

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Straight-Up Forearms Workout

The  forearms  serve a number of duties. Not only do they flex and extend the wrists, but perhaps more important, they contract statically (along with the muscles of the hands) to assist in gripping heavy objects. It’s easy to see, then, how a weak pair of forearms could be the limiting factor in possessing elite-level strength. They also round out a top-level physique. If your grip is lacking, so too will be the amount of weight you can use on deadlifts, rows, weighted pullups, and other measures of brute strength. Guess how many successful  strongman  competitors have a weak grip: zero. Same goes for the top competitors in the IFBB—you got ’em or you can’t win.

12 Foods to Remove from the Fridge Forever

Growing up, your fridge was probably always stocked with staples like milk, cheese, yogurt, pickles, and on and on. Problem is, if you haven't smartened up about the contents of your kitchen, these everyday eats could explain why you can’t seem to drop those last five pounds, or why your doc has suddenly taken an interest in your blood pressure .

The 8 Best Ways to Improve Your Squat

Try different bar positions on your back.  If you have a higher bar position – right at the base of your neck – you will need to have good mobility in your upper back, hips, and ankles to be able to keep your torso vertical during the squat .  If you don’t have this mobility and you are weak, you will more than likely tip forward as you descend into the bottom of the squat.  It is simple physics. The longer the distance from your hips to the bar (high bar position = increased moment arm), the greater the torque at the hips.  If you have a lower bar position (around mid-trap) and slightly wider stance (slightly wider than shoulder width) – you will decrease the distance from the bar to your hips (shorter moment arm) and you will have better leverage. This might allow you to stay more vertical when you squat if you have good core stability and enough hip mobility. Play around with the bar position to find the one that works best for you.

8 Foods You Should Avoid

The foods you choose to fuel your body with must be harmonious with your training goals. Meaning, if you desire a body shaped like a sack of wet burritos, stuffing your face with fatty and processed foods would be a suitable pathway to achieving that ambitious objective. However, we’re guessing you’re after a more fit and muscular physique, eating healthy food is crucial.

The Perks of Rest-Pause Training

Need more convincing? A separate study in the Journal of Translational Medicine found that a rest-pause program protocol with less volume and the same load was accomplished in nearly half the time of a traditional resistance training program. However, the post-workout resting energy expenditure was much greater with the rest-pause group. In other words, folks, the group that trained rest-pause style were burning more calories at rest than those training in a traditional style, in this study, for a full day after their final rep.

9 Reasons Why You Should Practice Yoga

5 Toughest Yoga Positions for Guys >>> Yes, the real results of regular yoga practice are quite practical, and you don’t need any special equipment—just a few square feet of space and a mat. Here’s how that extra bit of stretching will not only enhance your other workouts, but also your life.

Build Sleeve-Splitting Arms

HOW IT WORKS The main way we know to build muscle is by lifting heavy weights , but we assume you’ve done enough of that already; and if your arms are still skinny, you need to try another method. One of these is focusing on the eccentric (lowering) portion of a rep, which causes more damage to the muscle (a necessary component of making it grow) and is associated with greater rebuilding of that muscle. Another is isometric holds—stopping at the hardest point in a rep’s range of motion. Finally, there’s volume: Lots of sets and reps have been shown to exhaust the muscles like nothing else and force them to grow. Hey, we can’t explain exactly why it works, but at least we know it does.

The Seven Deadly Sins of Dieting

First your diet goes, then your waistline follows when you commit these 7 deadly sins of dieting. Here's how to redeem yourself after the fall.

6-Week Program to Reduce Your Belly Fat

During Week 1, shoot for 10 reps per set and no more. This will be very easy for the majority of the exercises at the start of the workout, but keep in mind, you're cycling these exercises with little to no rest between sets. After the first five minutes, 10 reps will become difficult, if not impossible, to complete. (If you can't make it to 10, just do as many reps as possible.) During Week 2, bump up the reps to 12 per set, as your abdominal conditioning should be improving. Of course, you have an extra five minutes of ab work to do this week. During Weeks 3 and 4, aim for 15 reps per set; Weeks 5 and 6 call for 20 reps. Be sure to rest no more than 15 seconds between exercises - the goal is to keep moving to maximize fat-burning.

7 Reasons You're Not Losing Weight

So you want to lose weight ?  It’s a commendable goal and the benefits are plenty (self-esteem, energy, quality of life, preventing disease, longevity, and lower health costs). With an epidemic of obesity, people are looking for ways to obtain or maintain a healthy weight, yet their goals are being hijacked. Many of the saboteurs are controllable and easy, yet they are elusive.

The Big Chest Workout

The following six-week chest-building routine has you training the pecs twice a week and hitting the muscles from top to bottom with incline, flat-bench and decline exercises – four of them free weight pressing moves and one cable flye thrown in as a burnout finisher. The reps top out at 10 to encourage heavier weights and promote hypertrophy, and volume bumps up to 16 sets per workout in weeks 4-6 to maximize mass. Nothing fancy, nothing cute. Just simple and effective.

Top Protein Foods

Protein: it’s what’s for dinner—and breakfast and lunch. Instead of relying on old favorites like chicken and powders (which are great), add a little excitement and variety to your meal. Willow Jarosh MS, RD and Stephanie Clarke MS, RD, registered dietitians and co-owners of C&J Nutrition in NYC & DC, share their top protein food picks. Your taste buds will thank you. 1. HEMP SEEDS

19 Fantasy Stack Draft For Cash -

How's your fantasy team doing? If they're not exactly crushing the competition, here's your chance at redemption. Draft the right stack of supps, and you could win money, bragging rights, and even a little fame.

Twelve Steps to Getting Big

While every young guy seems to know that lifting heavy is the foundation of building muscle, most have the dietary caloric intake of a 16-year-old girl. Every bro in the world can tell you how much he bench presses, but ask him how much protein he eats a day and, 99 percent of the time, he’s completely clueless.

AMP: Marc Megna's 8-Week Aesthetics Meets Performance Trainer

I know I'm not alone in these goals. I can't think of a single person who would rather look great than perform great, or vice versa. That's why I created the AMP program, or "Aesthetics Meets Performance." I want to live in both worlds, and I want you to do it with me. There's no reason to settle for anything less.

The Renaissance Diet

Dr. Israetel, Dr. Case and Dr. Hoffman not only have PhDs and are actively serving as professors and researchers, they are also high level competitors and coaches in powerlifting, bodybuilding, rugby, and combat sports. This combination of scientific knowledge and practical experience is the best in helping you achieve your goals.

How to Age-Proof Your BodyWhile You're Still Young

You know all those aches and pains that geezers gripe about? They didn't start when the guys were 50—and they're not inevitable. You can stave off the bum knees, the bad back, and the pair of old-man C-cups as long as you're willing to put in a little effort now, when everything still works

24 Mike O'Hearn on Twitter: "#motivation"

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The T-Shirt Workout

HOW IT WORKS This program devotes one day to your shoulders and lats and another to your chest and arms. In the first workout you’re making your upper body wider, and in the next you’re making it denser from front to back. You may recognize some moves from CrossFit workouts (snatch grip high pull), some from the bodybuilding world (dumbbell flye), and others you’ve seen in pictures with a “no” symbol over them, indicating danger (behind-the-neck press)—it just means we’ve pulled from all the training wisdom available, both new and old school, to get the best results possible. (And don’t worry about behind-the-neck-pressing—as long as your form is on point, you’ll be fine.)

Hardest Core Exercises Part II: Supermans & Kettlebell Sit-Ups

Supermans are done by setting up in a push-up position. The lifter will then steadily walk their feet back until they are just hovering above the ground. The movement of the feet is reversed and the lifter moves back into the push-up position. As stated before, keep your entire body locked and braced in neutral and continue to breath even as the tension increases. Also, tension in the posterior chain (engaging the lats, spinal erectors and glutes to prevent hip extension) and driving the toes downward, will help you stay rigid and safe.

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The Countdown-Your-Reps Workout

One muscle-building strategy is a concept known as time under tension (TUT). The idea is that the longer you can keep tension in your muscles during a set, the more you’ll exhaust them, forcing them to grow to adapt. One way to increase TUT is by doing more reps (duh). The other is to pause an exercise at a point in its range of motion and hold it for time. With countdown sets, you accomplish both simultaneously, delivering the maximum stimulus.

We 'Mirin Vol 87: 18 Unquestionably Massive Quads -

These 18 photos show how good leg training can take your physique to the next level. Rectus femoris, vastus lateralis, and vastus medialis, we salute you!

From Skinny Man to Strongman with These Deadlift Technique Hacks

Another point that I would like to address is that everyone under 230 pounds bodyweight does not dead lift 500 pounds raw. The internet is not a real place; it is just 1’s and 0’s that Al Gore put in motion. To truly be successful and not put yourself in a wheel chair in this sport you need to take three steps back and be realistic about what you can do and cannot do. Then take what you can do and be proud of it and improve upon it. Point in case, I went on one of the largest strength communities online and pulled less than four plates. Why? Because I was open to improving me as an individual and helping the greater community learn in the process. The truth is, fewer 175 and 200-pound class lifters in the North American Strongman Association Strongman are deadlifting 405 to 500 raw off the floor than aren’t. Most of them would never get white lighted at a powerlifting meet.

Size Secret #8: Leave Your Comfort Zone

EDUARDO CORREA: “Most people do their exercises and sets inside a ‘comfort zone’ — meaning the workouts don’t require any extra concentration, effort or pain to execute them. When you stay in your comfort zone, it’s difficult, if not impossible, to see significant gains in size and strength. Leaving your comfort zone can entail anything from doing more difficult exercises, adding more weight to your exercises, doing more reps or adding intensity techniques to your workouts.

Your Guaranteed Muscle Meal Plan

The stripped-down recipes in this meal plan are crafted for a caloric deficit with ample high-quality protein and a moderate amount of carbs that together burn fat, spur the growth of new muscle, and meet the recovery demands of high-intensity, anaerobic-based training. They also increase in nutritional value as the day progresses, allowing you to burn fat in the first part of the day and then direct the bulk of your daily nutrition to muscle growth.

Strong360 Podcast

Brandon Lilly and Chad Wesley Smith, two of the World's strongest athletes, kick off the inaugural episode of the Strong360 Podcast, with a discussion of their recent clinic experiences, Kilos for Heroes meet, the CrossFit Games and more!

Why Westside Didn't Work for You

Joe this is simply an amazing article, being a new lifter myself, I was a late bloomer and never started until I was 50 years old but you are never too old to start. Attending the ELITEFTS experience this past Aug changed my world. I learned I really needed to crank things up and had the ability to do so but needed an expert. Asking one of the Elite FTS team to coach me for the worlds was the best thing I ever did. In the past 7 weeks I have trained like never before, using the above methods, lets be honest without my husband filling me in on some of the stuff, I really had no clue, my coach Molly would receive emails with questions I would have and a simple explanation helped me understand the WHY. Do the work, get the results simple as that, leave it to an expert and great things will happen, I’m so thankful for meeting Molly Edwards and the Entire ELITEFTS team with their knowledge and information and most of all the amount they share in order to make everyone a stronger, better lifter and person. I will represent Canada at the Worlds but I will also be representing ELITE FTS, with pride.

Ru Anderson's High Performance Living Podcast

We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. To download and subscribe to Ru Anderson's High Performance Living Podcast by Ru Anderson, for those also enjoy Abel James, Mark Sisson, Dave Asprey, Chris Kresser, Robb Wolf, Ben Coomber, Phil Learney, Fitter Food, Paul Mort nutrition and health podcasts, get iTunes now.

Joe Perry Is A Fitness Nut

I felt like for a number of years I wanted to do one. Growing up, I thought of autobiographies as the kind of thing you do when you’re done with your career, when you retire. But a couple of years ago, the fortieth anniversary of the band was coming around, and people were making a big deal about it. Then we were finishing our last record for Sony. I think I got sick and tired of correcting certain facts or so-called facts that had been part of a so-called Aerosmith “legend” that were just outright wrong. And seeing things in the press that just were either misinterpreted or just things that I wanted to get straight from my POV, it just felt like it all came together during that period.

Get Better Abs: Three Strategies for Stronger, Leaner Abs

Do whatever works for you to minimize stress: try meditation, yoga, walking, martial arts, mental imagery, and play with your kids, etc. If you can minimize stress in your daily life, get adequate rest, and train regularly, you will get the sustainable six-pack you want and never have to try the “new abs diet” or the “best abs workout” ever again.

Even Stronger Than They Look: Franco Columbu

Franco Columbu, the two-time Mr. Olympia (1976, 1981), excelled in powerlifting and Olympic weightlifting before finding his greatest fame on posing daises. At only 5'5" and about 185, his best-reported lifts are a 750 deadlift, 665 squat, 525 bench press, and 400 clean and jerk.

Obstacle Racers Take to the Streets in NYC

If you ever wanted to jump over police cars and taxis, this race has your name all over it. In the first ever NYC Challenge Obstacle Race, 1,200 registered athletes took to the streets scaling cargo nets, climbing ropes, carrying sand bags, and yes, hurdling the cars of New York City’s finest.

David Henry’s Mass-Gain Diet

David Henry has accomplished something very special: breaking into the top tier of pro bodybuilders after receiving a pro card in a class lighter than light heavyweight — he’s the 2002 NPC middleweight champ.

Time to Man Up

Some supplements provide temporary benefits to help get you through your workouts. Others help you achieve long-term goals— and a third category can aid both. Testosterone boosters fit into this third category. The right T-boosters can help you power through workouts, increase muscle mass, and also help stave of the more noticeable—and unwanted—signs of aging: lower sex drive, greater body-fat accumulation, and reduced lean mass. If you’re at an age when you’re starting to worry about your T-levels, the supps at right can help.

Muscle in Minutes: Big Arms

For this workout, we are looking to flush as much blood into the arms as possible and breakdown a ton of muscle fibers. The goal is to isolate the muscle to dig deep into the mind-muscle connection of the exercises. The barbell curl done with higher reps is sure to leave every muscle fiber in the arms screaming in a way that the chin-ups did not do on Day 1. The overhead triceps extensions with the rope provide a big range of motion that focuses on the long head, giving you a full, three-head thrashing for the week.

High Performance Training on No Sleep

As a fitness model, Marc Megna keeps a tight schedule. In fact, on many days he wakes up at 3:45 a.m. and works as late as 7 p.m., with hardly a break in between. He almost always finds himself getting less than the recommended eight hours of sleep that hard-training athletes require to make optimal gains, but he’s learned to adapt. Here’s how he does it—and how you can too.

Acid Trip

muscle protein synthesis was associated with more rapid changes in circulating amino acids and insulin that activate the protein signaling pathways. So it seems that there may be some truth to getting up in the middle of the night and eating some food or throw- ing down a protein shake. One thing is certain—you don’t have to stick an IV in your arm at night. Leave that for the Broscientists!

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The gym is for lifting iron and rocking out. Check out our list of 21 awesome songs guaranteed to give you a heart-pumping trip down memory lane.

The 2015 Men's Fitness Guide to Action Adventures

Men's Fitness spars with Gennady Golovkin.

Shocker: 20-Year Study Says That Marijuana Makes You Stupid

The drug has been linked to reduced learning, memory, and attention, and could also be addictive for some people. As if that weren’t enough to keep you away, the study also found that after smoking marijuana, you're twice as likely to die from crashing your car. Do yourself a favor and keep your body clean and drug-free.

Through the Lens of Charles Lowthian: 2014 Olympia Backstage, Part 2

Through the Lens of Charles Lowthian: 2014 Olympia Backstage, Part 2

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