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Sagittarius Horoscope for Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - You might get into an unexpected squabble today with a coworker or family member who tries to talk you into doing something that you don't want to do. You can even exchange some harsh words if things get heated, but ultimately your actions will speak louder and clearer than anything you could possibly say. If you feel the need to express your feelings now, allow your behavior to reveal what's in your heart and let the chips fall where they may.

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10 Training Tips for Gaining Lean Muscle

Hitting the gym twice a week is fine if you want to maintain the muscle you already have, but if you are shooting to add some size you should consider increasing your training frequency to 4-5 times per week. Even though these sessions may need to be a bit shorter to allow for recovery , the increased exposure to a training stimulus can be helpful in packing on mass .

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Jay Cutler's 7 Tips for Building Huge Triceps

Jay Cutler's 7 Tips for Building Huge Triceps

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Bad Shoulders or Low Testosterone?

Which format is better? First, consider that because people have such busy schedules today, they sometimes skip the last few exercises in their workouts. If structural balance is a major concern for you, perform these exercises first. To show you why, I’ll tell you about a woman I trained years ago who broke the world record in the bench press. Before she broke that record, I determined that weakness in the muscles that externally rotated her shoulders was affecting her strength. To correct this structural imbalance, I had her perform workouts in which she performed rotator cuff exercises before she bench pressed.

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12 Concepts Bodybuilders Should Use Every Day

HEALTH: In reference to his cigarette smoking and junk-food tendencies, Mike Mentzer once declared that he wasn’t a “health nut,” he was a bodybuilder. He died at age 49. If you focus on bodybuilding through the prism of pro contests and the endless pursuit of more size and cuts, then it’s easy to lose sight of the health-boosting components of our sport. Don’t make that mistake. A regular exercise program coupled with a muscle-growing fat-deflecting diet, nutrient supplementation and adequate rest is a health-building lifestyle. Health and bodybuilding should go hand in hand.

6 Top 10 Muscle and Strength Building Moves

While everyone who goes to the gym to lift weights has their own set of specific goals, one common thread that runs through most is the desire to get bigger and stronger . Bodybuilders are unique bunch in that they look to build every muscle in the body to the greatest possible degree, while trying to make sure everything remains in perfect proportion and symmetry. Because of this they must utilize a myriad of specific and varied exercises for each body part, so that every muscle fiber and motor unit pool is exhausted at every workout.

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Human Growth Hormone: Everything You Need to Know About HGH

The body naturally produces growth hormone (HGH or simply GH) in the pituitary gland, and, as its name implies, it is responsible for cell growth and regeneration. Increasing muscle mass and bone density are impossible without GH, but it also plays a major role in maintaining the health of all human tissue, including that of the brain and other vital organs. When secreted, GH remains active in the bloodstream for only a few minutes, but this is enough time for the liver to convert it into growth factors, the most crucial of which is insulin-like growth factor-1, or IGF-1, which boasts a host of anabolic properties. Scientists began to harvest GH from the pituitary glands of cadavers in the 1950s, but didn’t synthesize the first HGH in laboratories until 1981, with its use as a performance-enhancing drug becoming popular shortly thereafter.

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7 Myths About Six-Pack Abs

So whether you’re a workout Jedi or a padawan looking to score abs 101 tips, allow us to dispel fact from fiction when it comes to achieving those washboard abs.

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6 Weightlifting Tips for Getting Jacked

Consuming a large amount of calories is a must if you want to pack on muscle mass for a larger, stronger, more powerful frame. However, food alone won't get you to the promised land. To achieve this sought-after balance of muscular harmony, you need to build quality muscle mass through a combination of diet and exercise.

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Shawn Rhoden's Back Attack

Typically, Rhoden starts his workout with barbell or T-bar rows—the sort of free-weight basics that helped his mentor (and supplement company employer) Ronnie Coleman construct arguably the best back ever unfurled. Still, unlike eight-time Mr. Olympia Coleman in his prime, this year’s Arnold Classic contender doesn’t stuf all the iron he can on the collar of a T-bar. “I typically go up to six  plates,” he says of T-bar rows. “I want to get a good range of motion, a good stretch, and then a full contraction. I don’t want to have to use momentum to get the weight up. And I don’t want to go so heavy that I can’t concentrate on my back and start using my biceps.”

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Rest Periods Between Sets

Are long or short rest periods best for growth?

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7 Diet Tips to Look Better Naked

Put the finishing touches on your physique with these smart eating tips to get ripped.

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Survival Plan

Pomegranate may be a new ally in the pursuit of a balanced gut environment. Not only are fresh pomegranate seeds a good way to add fiber to your diet, but early in vitro studies on pomegranate extract have explored how naturally occurring plant compounds in pomegranates called polyphenols may also help to provide an environment for good gut bacteria to thrive. A small preliminary study of 20 healthy individuals who took pomegranate extract suggests, but does not prove, that these poly- phenols may work as prebiotics, which feed the microbes in our gut to promote the right balance of beneficial bacteria.

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Five Strategies to Beef Up Your Calves

The function of your tibialis is to pull your feet toward your shins. Growing these small muscles will not make a notable difference in leg circumference. However, when developed, they provide detail and depth to the front of calves, and training them helps prevent shin splints (a common running injury). Some gyms have tibialis machines. If yours doesn’t, sit on a lying leg curl machine and position your toes directly under the ankle pads. Pull your toes up and back toward your shins, lifting the weight. Very little resistance is required to work your tibialis.

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The 12 Most Common Fitness Mistakes Guys Make

Fix it: Instead of busting out the calculator app on your iPhone to add up all that poundage, ease up and focus on the quality of the movement instead, Holland suggests. “Keep in mind that gains happen during the eccentric (stretch) portion of the lift—plus you’ll be less likely to injure yourself.” Use a two-second up (concentric) and five-second down/stretch (eccentric) focus so you control the weight the entire way—and use a weight that works within this range for you.

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7 Curls for Bigger Biceps

To develop an impressive set of biceps you need to target the muscles from every angle. That’s right, we said muscles. The biceps brachii (long and short heads), as well as the medial head and brachioradialis (forearm) must all receive some (tough and exhausting) love in order for you to achieve attention-grabbing guns. How do you do that? With proper exercise selection and rotation, and consistently altering things like rep speed, weights used, and sets completed.

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Shock Your Triceps

A typical exercise selection for a triceps shock would be two behind-the- neck extension movements, a cable pushdown and a “belly builder,” such as lying cambered-bar extensions. A lot of bodybuilders say you should start with the heaviest and most basic exercise, but I’ve found that the order of exercises has nothing to do with triceps development. If you have a hierarchy of exercises, that means some are not as good as the others, so get rid of them. They should all be the best.

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9 Things Guys Do That Can Give Them Man Boobs

But don’t buy stock in the bro (thanks, Kramer!) just yet. Assuming you aren’t born with a genetic disorder like Klinefelter syndrome that can cause the condition, bra-ready jugs are pretty simple to avoid if you heed the causes. Breast tissue—which both women and men possess—feeds off of estrogen hormones. While women naturally have more estrogen, and men naturally have more androgen hormones, men can easily get their estrogens-to-androgens ratio out of whack. The result: Sprouting boobs faster than your high school’s head cheerleader.

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Squat for Size

In theory, it’s as primal as using a bone for a toothbrush — you drape a bar loaded with weight on your back, crouch down and explode up. Easier said than done. Executing the squat properly is anything but basic, so here, FLEX provides a step-by-step guide, plus tips. Get ready to fill out your pant legs!

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Want Abs Like These? Here's How to Eat to Get Them

But your body needs a wake-up call every once in a while. It needs to be challenged and catered to just like your muscles. You don’t do the same workout every day and expect constant progress (and if you do, consider this your wake-up call to change that up, too.) Aside from a solid eating routine, you'll need a fresh workout routine too. The Spring TRIM UP program drops is coming to mensfitness.com on Sunday, February 28th, 2016 —complete with daily workouts and video demonstrations. All will be available at mensfitness.com/TrimUp

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Terry Crews Talks About Fighting Porn Addiction

In this recently posted video, Crews talks about the struggles he's had over the years with pornography, and the consequences he's suffered as a result of his addiction to it. "For years, years, years, I was addicted to pornography," said Crews. "It really, really messed up my life in a lot of ways, and the Internet allowed my little secret to stay and grow. Pornography changes the way you think about people, they become objects, and things to be used, rather than people to be loved."

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Cambered Bar HBT Squats 2.27.16

Cambered Bar HBT Squats 2.27.16

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The 8 Rules Of Building New Muscle

The muscle you have now was earned one way. The muscle you don't have yet might play by a different set of rules entirely. Here's what they are!

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One-Off Workout: A Cardio Replacement Routine

Trying to lose fat but bored with your cardio workouts? Replace it with this 5-move, 7-rep giant set routine to burn fat fast.

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8 Things That Gross Women Out In Bed

Was she disappointed when I took my shirt off? Was it that stupid joke she fake-laughed at during dinner? Does she think I’m going to suck in bed? Or wait, do I need more deodorant and a breath mint?

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Our newest addition to our collection! Check out our new necklace and keyring representing the following motivational quote: "There will be pain. There will be suffering. But where others fall......

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2016 Arnold Sports Festival March Madness Preview

In addition to all the IFBB events, the weekend plays host to the world-famous Arnold Fitness Expo, the largest of its kind, with more than 900 booths displaying the hottest innovations in sports equipment, nutrition, and apparel. Also, thousands of athletes will be on hand to compete in exciting events such as the Arnold Strongman Classic, USA Powerlifting, arm wrestling, CrossFit, cheerleading and dance, model searches, pole fitness, and even Olympic sports like archery, soccer, fencing, gymnastics, equestrian, swimming, and much more. Plus, there’s the Arnold Sportsworld, an expo with sports and activities for kids and teens.

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6 Worst Things to Do for Crafting a Killer 6-Pack

In my 27-year career as a “physique transformation artist” I have never come across anyone that was not interested in making improvements to their midsection. For some, that simply means losing belly fat and achieving a flatter stomach. For others, greater core strength is the goal. However, for most gym rats, the ultimate achievement is a rock solid, shredded 6-pack!

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Underground Strength Coach Certification

I Only work with Coaches who have honesty and integrity. Move forward ONLY if you fit this criteria. Underground Strength Coach is more than just a certification. We are an organization, an association of Strength Coaches, a family of Coaches who “live the code”, giving others our absolute best services with quality, honesty and integrity. If you can not live by our “USC Code of Ethics” you are NOT welcome to attend our certification and become part of The USC Organization.

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The Spring Trim Up: How to Burn Body Fat Before Summer

Everyone gains weight in the winter. And that's totally fine. It's colder, there's less sun, and the holidays can be a killer. Some use the seasonal shift to their advantage by taking all of those extra calories and putting them into building slabs of muscle. Check out how that's done with the WINTER BULK UP program here . And then again, some might have just put on the blubber. But whether you spent your winter months getting bigger, for better or for worse, the next plan is for chopping you all up: The SPRING TRIM UP .

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The Golden Age of Bodybuilding

More than three decades ago, magic was made in the original Gold’s Gym.

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Failure Factor

With that in mind, the following advanced techniques can work for you if used judiciously as part of your regular weight-training routine. If you’re completely new to training with weights you may want to stick to the basics a while longer, but if you have at least a few weeks of training under your belt, try these techniques for yourself and see what you respond to best. They’re certain to make your gym time much more productive.

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Brutal Squat Day Meadows, Tate & Dugdale | T Nation

Mark Dugdale is an IFB pro bodybuilder and Mr. Olympia competitor. Mark has 22 years of experience on stage and a passion for brutal workouts. He has also produced five documentaries, participated in seminars with prison inmates, and was granted one of the last recorded interviews with Joe Weider. Follow MarkDugdale on Twitter

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