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4 Reasons Red Meat is Overrated | T Nation

Things have reversed themselves slightly since modern meat eaters prefer a leaner cut of meat, but today's meat is still a lot fattier than nature intended it to be. The fat is mostly saturated, but much of the rest of it, courtesy of the corn diet, is comprised of way too many omega-6 fatty acids. The ratio of omega-6 to omega-3 should be 3 or even 2 to 1, but thanks to all that corn the ratio is more likely 20 to 1.

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Tip: Eat Less, Exercise More? Not Always. | T Nation

You can do this with your metabolism by learning to play a different type of game than "eat less, exercise more." Most people use this simplistic mantra, and therefore view the metabolism as a calculator. They believe it has a linear, predictable, and stable function. All that's necessary is to punch in the right numbers and weight loss utopia is achieved. Of course, this isn't true in practice.

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4 Great Ab Exercises Nobody Does Right | T Nation

The hips need to be kept high and locked in place throughout the entire set to avoid using the hip flexors and allow a full range of motion. Dropping the hips too low won't allow you to do a full crunch. Moving the hips during the reps means you're using your bodyweight and hip flexors to do the movement. Keep those hips high and still so the movement comes only from the spine.

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Tip: When You See Food This Color, Eat It | T Nation

 Science is always looking for a pill that mimics the effects of exercise. We already have one. It's called the blueberry. The fruit is rich in a particular anthocyanin called cyanidin 3-glucoside and multiple studies have shown it causes muscles to slurp up carbs from the blood. That way, you give muscles what they need to grow while simultaneously preventing fat cells from expanding.

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Tip: The Law of Metabolic Efficiency | T Nation

When it comes to metabolic efficiency, the most efficient metabolisms extract calories and store them more easily, losing less of that energy as heat. A less efficient metabolism doesn't extract calories as well and loses more of them as heat. If it's fat loss you desire, then a LESS efficient metabolic engine is what you want.

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How Not to Lose Your Gains | T Nation

The degree of strength you'll lose during time off will vary depending on your genetics, age, training experience, what muscle groups we're talking about, how much time you take off, and whether it's a complete break (no training) or a partial break (reduced training).

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Tip: Strengthen Your Deep Core Muscles | T Nation

Strong "deep core" muscles support the spine and therefore the entire body during explosive movements. If those muscles are weak, the nervous system serves as a protective mechanism due to inadequate core strength. One exercise prescribed to target these muscles is the "stir the pot."

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BJ McKenzie's Viewers Choice Shoulder Workout w/ Q&A | Spokesmodel Contest

Tired of your usual training routine? Add something new! Bodybuilding.com’s Spokesmodel Search finalist BJ McKenzie is letting you, the viewer, choose the exercises for this shoulder workout. Premium Fitness Plans ► http://bbcom.me/2AnE4d2 2018 Spokesmodel Search ► http://bbcom.me/2Am61lN Promos & Coupons ► http://bbcom.me/2AjpFPb | Follow BJ McKenzie on Social | Instagram ► @bmackpack - http://bit.ly/2AkFFAB YouTube ► http://bit.ly/2AkDcWS | BJ McKenzie's Viewer's Choise Shoulder Workout | 1. Superset - FST-7 Sets Rope Face Pulls - 8-15 reps DB Lateral Raises - 8-15 reps 2. Superset - 4 sets Arnold Press - 8-12 reps Upright Rows - 8-12 reps 3. Superset - 4 sets Front Raises - 8-12 reps Dumbell Shrugs - 8-12 reps ========================================­===== | Recommended Supplements | Pro Jym Protein ► http://bbcom.me/2Amo0Zi - Blended Protein Supplement for Maximum Effectiveness* - Made with the Highest Quality Whey, Casein, and Egg Proteins Cellucor C4 Pre-Workout ► http://bbcom.me/2Akp4g1 - Advanced Pre-Workout for Increased Energy and Focus* - Great Tasting Powder to Provide an Explosive Surge of Motivation* Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard 100% Whey ► http://bbcom.

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Tip: How to Build Period Strength | T Nation

As soon as ovulation passes and she enters the luteal phase of her period, she begins to feel more fatigued, her coordination when strength training isn't as good, and her potential to build muscle reduces a bit too.

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Sagittarius Horoscope for Saturday, November 18, 2017

Saturday, November 18, 2017 - Your life is on the launch pad again but this time the rocket ship could actually reach escape velocity. The Scorpio New Moon reinforces your 12th House of Destiny, sending off a ripple of synchronicities while preparing you for an intervention by the “Flying Fickle Finger of Fate.” But it’s dangerous to jump to outrageous conclusions, especially once the Moon flies into optimistic Sagittarius. You’re so eager to start your new adventure that your spontaneity could cause trouble. Ben Franklin said, "Motivation is when your dreams put on work clothes."

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Tip: Front Squat Without Wrist Pain | T Nation

These two drills will improve your mobility so you can lift more weight comfortably and finally build some decent quads.

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Tip: Touch 'n Go Deadlifts, EMOM | T Nation

Better competitors can complete heavy touch n' go deadlifts while keeping their spine in neutral position, but clearly there are some things that can go wrong. In competition, many athletes will sacrifice their bodies to get the prescribed work done. This is the shit you often see on social media, but this is not what we're looking for.

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Tip: Don't Fall Prey To This Medical Mistake | T Nation

You may be the healthiest son of a gun who ever lived, with an industrial grade, steampunk cardiovascular system with flexible, unclogged arteries and veins like garden hoses, but it's possible, even likely, that you'll be diagnosed with high blood pressure the next time you put on a butt-exposing gown at the doctor's office.

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How Johnnie Jackson built the best traps in bodybuilding history: http://bit.ly/2j218H6  pic.twitter.com/09IlZnDWSU

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4 Great Ab Exercises Nobody Does Right | T Nation

The hips need to be kept high and locked in place throughout the entire set to avoid using the hip flexors and allow a full range of motion. Dropping the hips too low won't allow you to do a full crunch. Moving the hips during the reps means you're using your bodyweight and hip flexors to do the movement. Keep those hips high and still so the movement comes only from the spine.

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Lighter weights for more size? Here's why (and how) you should try it: http://bit.ly/2AUTFR7  pic.twitter.com/hJCQYMDPet

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FLEX is the biggest authority on everything bodybuilding. Your source on training, diet, IFBB and NPC athlete profiles, contest coverage, and more.

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What do you think should come first – barbell or dumbbells?: http://bit.ly/2AXod4s  pic.twitter.com/OHuFeFe9R1

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FLEX is the biggest authority on everything bodybuilding. Your source on training, diet, IFBB and NPC athlete profiles, contest coverage, and more.

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20 pro tips on how to get HUGE!: http://bit.ly/2ipj0Yt  pic.twitter.com/yQFVH0B8bW

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Incorporate Arnold's favorite chest isolation exercise into your workout: http://bit.ly/2AW5LJF  pic.twitter.com/LzpAmmV4Hu

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Frank Zane's advice on building a symmetrical physique: http://bit.ly/2ipieuE  pic.twitter.com/PVBhp02cLB

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Superset workouts, tips, and tricks for every body part: http://bit.ly/2A8OnSw  pic.twitter.com/Yx0zXzNg7G

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Tip: The Right Reps for the Right Equipment | T Nation

Also, it's been my experience that using extremely heavy dumbbells for low reps can cause a lot more nagging injuries. This is because, unlike the barbell, you don't have a secure rack to remove the dumbbell from and get it into position. Trying to throw yourself back onto a bench with a couple of 120 pound dumbbells in your hands can sometimes lead to a disastrous accident.

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Zach Even - Esh on Twitter

Here's some Morning listening aka THUNDER. #STRONGLife Podcast 136 | Dane Miller | Garage Strength Gym | Farm Living & Earth Fed Muscle http://sumo.ly/Kx9f 

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Rich Gaspari on Twitter

I'm back with Season 2 of #WorkoutWednesday 's along side #TeamGaspari Athlete @hideyamagishi !! Check out our fifth episode, Concentration Curls!! pic.twitter.com/fgeuERmPXj

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Your body wants to be in either an anabolic or catabolic state. Here's how to balance cardio, diet, and lifting for better body composition. https://biotest.t-nation.com/articles/tip-cardio-carbs-and-the-goldilocks-zone …

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Dwayne Johnson on Twitter

Stay strong, Keaton. Don’t let them make you turn cold. I promise it gets better. While those punks at your school are deciding what kind of people they want to be in this world, how would you and your mom like to come to the Avengers premiere in LA next year? https://twitter.com/everything_tn/status/939599024994373637 …

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Tip: The Shoulder Stretch You Need | T Nation

If you're a big muscley dude and this gives you no improvement, you could also include a roller in the stretch to increase your thoracic mobility. I wouldn't recommend the roller if you don't have much muscle on your back: you don't want to compress your spine, and it shouldn't feel like you are while stretching.

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We’re on our way Paris! @nickjonas and I will be on time. @KevinHart4real is running late because he insisted on shaving his legs for the French premiere. #JUMANJI https://twitter.com/legrandrex/status/938087237455155201 …

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This beginner expected better progress after 5 months. Experienced lifters are giving him more useful feedback: https://forums.t-nation.com/t/is-my-progress-good-for-5-months-lifting/236558 … pic.twitter.com/5gz4SEo9mt

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This lifter just pulled 655 pounds, setting a PR and getting over a triple-bodyweight deadlift. Check out the video: https://forums.t-nation.com/t/maple-syrup-strength-littlesleeper/215777/1795 … pic.twitter.com/8FzJhbW659

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Forget Motivation. Find Your Pulse.

Change is hard, and I understand every ounce of hurt you feel when it seems like you can’t lose weight, you can’t eliminate pain, or you can’t become the version of yourself that you so desperately desire.

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