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7 Random Thoughts on Strength & Conditioning, Coaching, Technology & The Fitness Industry • Zach Even-Esh

Some random thoughts and ranting here, hopefully to make you THINK a little deeper. And, as I write more, I think a bit deeper and take more action. Things in this world are constantly evolving, especially humans. We can not rest on what we did yesterday or what worked yesterday. I'm deeply intrigued with cracking …

5 Reasons Why Changing Lives Is The MINIMUM "Effective Dose" If You're a Coach • Zach Even-Esh

        Around 2010 or so I remember setting a goal to change the lives of 1 Million People through STRENGTH. It was, at the time, a BIG goal for me. I had written this goal on a small white board in my office and I looked at the "Pay it Forward" model. …

Flex Wheeler's Back Widow - Pre-Order Sale!

Now taking Pre-Orders for my "Back Widow". It is an 8 in 1 Back Blaster. The BACK WIDOW was constructed out of necessity...to eliminate the HASSLE of fumbling around different cable handles, SUPER-SETTING efficiently and getting that perfect RANGE OF MOTION! While having added bonus FEATURES! More bang for your buck! Check it out and be the first to get your hands on it! @officialflexwheeler

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Bodybuilding.com - Huge Online Supplement Store & Fitness Community!

For two of the most discussed topics in sports nutrition (protein and testosterone), it's amazing how little is known about the effects on the latter of consuming the former. Here's what the latest research says about how your protein supplement may impact your levels of testosterone.

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Velocity Diet® Plan - The New Science of Rapid Body Transformation - Biotest

I soon asked Chad Waterbury to write a custom training plan, specially designed just for those on this diet. To test out the latest version of the plan, I put T Nation reader Gus Pancho on the latest version of the V-Diet. Gus is 37 years old and lost 40 pounds and nine inches from his belly during and after his Velocity Diet experience.

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shawn ray on Twitter

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Sagittarius Horoscope for Sunday, April 15, 2018

Sunday, April 15, 2018 - Nearly everyone wants to be in your company when you are feeling confident about yourself and your life’s trajectory. Thankfully, you can barely contain your enthusiasm for any project or activity that gives you reason to display your creative side. The incorrigible Aries New Moon triggers your 5th House of Fun and Games, reminding you of the importance of spontaneity. Let your inner child out to play. Author Tom Robbins wrote, “It’s never too late to have a happy childhood.”

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5 Proven Ways to Keep the Muscle Coming | T Nation

It's important to keep tension on the working muscles and increase the time under tension for each and every set. One advanced method to achieve this is called continuous tension sets, which is a technique that defies the time-honored tradition of locking out every rep. Just stop right before the weights are locked out at the top and proceed directly into the next rep.

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shawn ray on Twitter

2018 NPC-Muscle Contest International Ireland Bikini Open C Prejudging! *IFBB Pro League Pro Qualifier @NPCUSA @MuscleContest pic.twitter.com/k3ydghEV52

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UndergroundStrengthGym on Instagram: “Work Horses 👊👊🐎🐎 / Getting after it in #Manasquan #undergroundstrengthgym #scotchplains 👊👊 / These kids need great coaching, great guidance…”

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FLEX on Twitter

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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Thibaudeau's Simple Fat Loss Strategies | T Nation

If you aren't going to train hard, and your goal is fat loss, then you don't need "fast fuel" that day. Note that if your goal is to build maximum size, not get lean, I recommend having carbs on off days. But when trying to get lean this is a very simple approach. You don't even need to necessarily count calories, just don't eat any carbs.

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Tip: From Block Pull to Deadlift | T Nation

Some lifters may not have the most advantageous limb length (short arms/long torso) or ankle and hip mobility to pull a deadlift from the floor. This may result in an ugly pull or strained back. The block pull will help you build "sticking point" strength and overall safe pulling volume.

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FLEX on Twitter

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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Dwayne Johnson on Twitter

Gut check. Always be the hardest worker in the room. A philosophy I still embrace, & one shared by the athletes in my new @UnderArmour campaign. We're all from different backgrounds & struggles. It’s either the excuse or the reason...So how are you gonna get here? #WillFindsAWay pic.twitter.com/PW09VzYn7W

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Kai Greene on Twitter

Every week we bringing new content and demonstrate never before seen information to all members of the Academy. You don’t want to miss what your boy has got to say about training this week. #Letswork !!! GO TO -> http://Trainwithkai.com  https://www.facebook.com/officialkaigreene/videos/10156520080053901/ …

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Coffee with Nordin ep 112 Goals & fantasies

Coffee with Nordin ep 112 Goals & fantasies

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Arnold Schwarzenegger "Old Tricks in 96" w/ Levrone Wheeler Ray & Taylor

Find Super Rare Footage of Arnold at http://gmvbodybuilding.com FEEL GREAT AGAIN CHAMP! Arnold up to his Old Tricks with Kevin Levrone, Flex Wheeler, Shawn Ray & Vince Taylor. Plus a brief Health Update. Thx 4 Watching!

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The Best Bench Press Tip | T Nation

You need to unrack the bar, then "set it" in the same exact position in which you want to finish. This should be directly above where you lower the bar. If you bench to your lower pecs, then the bar should start above the lower pecs. This will create a straight line both on the eccentric and concentric. Remember, the shortest distance between two points is a straight line.

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Analyzing Comebacks In Bodybuilding With Shawn Ray | GI News

Kevin Levrone stepping on stage at the Arnold Classic Australia 2018 was the latest example of a bodybuilding comeback building excitement in the sport. This was his second time making a comeback since his showing at the Mr. Olympia 2016. But he isn't the first to attempt a comeback at a major competition. Arnold Schwarzenegger famously made a surprise comeback at the Mr. Olympia and Flex Wheeler has also recently returned to the stage in the form of the Classic Physique division. But are bodybuilding comebacks good for the sport? Are they good for the athlete? And will this trend continue to grow as we move forward? Shawn Ray analyses Kevin Levrone's recent bodybuilding comeback and also looks back at the biggest comebacks throughout the history of the sport. Then he answers the question - are bodybuilding comebacks the future of the sport? Or should we just let them die? Watch the full GI News report above! Bodybuilding, fitness, weight training - all on the Generation Iron Fitness Network! Try our GYMOJI bodybuilding emojis on the app store: https://appsto.re/us/oyBLdb.i Be sure to subscribe to receive updates from the GI Fitness Network: http://www.

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FLEX on Twitter

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FLEX on Twitter

The most effective exercises for building back mass and thickness: http://bit.ly/2iYFiAd  pic.twitter.com/8u1uLdYSua

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Tip: Supersize Your Weight Stack | T Nation

You've no doubt been in a situation where a particular cable weight stack just didn't provide enough weight. Most stacks go up to about 95 pounds, which is fine for most lifters when they're doing triceps pushdowns or cable curls, but it might be limiting when you want to do something that requires a heavier load, like cable pull-throughs .

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Tip: A Different Way to Do Pulldowns | T Nation

The kneeling pulldown will hit your back in a different way than the standard (not-from-the-floor) pulldown, but consider it supplemental rather than a priority. You'll probably want to do them at the end of your workout because you can't really load them quite as heavily as you might need to. There are two reasons for this:

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Rules of Clean Bulking: How to Gain Muscle Without Fat

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Start Afresh PT on Twitter

Been follwing @BioLayne for years when he started his VLogs and learned so much. This advice is gold AND easily explained. #startafresh https://twitter.com/BioLayne/status/984509170564173825 …

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Bodybuilding.com on Twitter

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T NATION on Twitter

This lifter asked for help with his bench press form. Check the video and see the advice he's getting: https://forums.t-nation.com/t/bench-form-check/239627 … pic.twitter.com/CRmtuOmMLF

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The Zach Even - Esh STRONG Life Podcast by Zach Even-Esh on Apple Podcasts

The STRONG Life Podcast with Zach Even - Esh is ALL about how to Live a STRONG Life, be it in the gym, your business / career and anywhere else you take yourself. In layman's terms, this show is a how to kick a** and take names podcast. Each episode covers topics such as strength & conditioning, getting jacked, success as an entrepreneur, success in your career and conquering ALL obstacles in life that dare to stand in your way. If you want to live life on YOUR terms while crushing your training, The STRONG Life Podcast is for you.

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Dwayne Johnson on Twitter

Gut check. Always be the hardest worker in the room. A philosophy I still embrace, & one shared by the athletes in my new @UnderArmour campaign. We're all from different backgrounds & struggles. It’s either the excuse or the reason...So how are you gonna get here? #WillFindsAWay pic.twitter.com/PW09VzYn7W

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James Smith on Instagram: “For my daughters... - Of Grace and perfection was her very being. Owned by shadows of judgement was she. What she saw was not what others…”

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How to Speed Up Muscle Recovery

If you’re feeling pain or tightness post-workout, you can use a long, semi-soft foam tube to give your muscles a massage. “Foam rolling breaks up scar tissue and knotting in your fascia, which—if left unattended—can lead to nagging aches and pains in your joints,” says Gaddour. Spend at least 30-60 seconds minimum rolling your sore muscle groups immediately upon waking, before bed, and any time you can spare during the day—the more, the better.

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Bodybuilding.com on Twitter

Protein Pancakes with Agave Nectar A great protein pancake recipe to start the day. #Bodybuildingcom #BuildYourBody Try it out: https://bbcom.me/2EYRDgK  pic.twitter.com/5MyVTzXEhV

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5 cures for sore muscles that really work

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Mark Dugdale on Instagram: “Rows which don't jack up my lower back 👍”

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Muscle & Fitness on Twitter

Whether you want to crush an OCR, deadlift more than ever before, or build a beach-ready physique, our 2018 Starter's Guide has got you covered. @Team_Optimum http://ow.ly/aDzp30jxGTK  pic.twitter.com/YJTC4EyRrr

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Kai Greene on Twitter

There’s never been a more important time focus on what’s in front of you and available in your vicinity to create the possibility for a positive outcome. No matter the setting, time, or date that can pull at... https://www.facebook.com/officialkaigreene/videos/10156515136803901/ …

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Muscle & Fitness on Twitter

Take the next step to earning your greatness by stocking up on @SixStarPro products, now 20% off storewide! https://bit.ly/2zcwod1  #greatnessisearned #sponsored

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@therock on Instagram: “Jeff Bezos + RAMPAGE = 🤙🏾 The love and respect is mutual brother. Keep inspiring the world - myself included. Look forward to working with…”

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shawn ray on Twitter

"If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it." - William Arthur Ward November 10th at Hawaii Convention Center. Athletes Register Now: http://SRHawaiianClassic.com  G6 Sports Nutrition Generation Iron pic.twitter.com/o2SlTu7Ssl

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The 25 best exercises for your lower abs

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Kai Greene on Twitter

When we as human beings are ready to put away the excuses, forget about all the minutia, and able to set ourselves free of the fear that has been drowning us year after year, then the opportunity for achieving our goals will become more transparent. #MondayMotivation pic.twitter.com/fYkPBIPBx1

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T NATION on Twitter

A new type of intermittent fasting allows you to lose body fat fairly painlessly while simultaneously improving fitness. https://www.t-nation.com/supplements/tip-mini-fasting-for-fat-loss …

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ヒデ、オフシーズンバルクアップシリーズ。食事・サプリメント。

ヒデ、オフシーズンバルクアップシリーズ。食事・サプリメント。

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Tip: Hip Mobility & Strength for Hardcore Lifters | T Nation

Example: You try a sumo stance deadlift (test) but you're extremely tight in the groin and it's awkward. You do the 3D groin mobility matrix and return to the sumo deadlift (re-test). Are you more comfortable? Do you move better? If so, then you know that drill helped. The test and re-test approach can be applied to any number of exercises and any number of mobility drills.

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Biotest on Twitter

Your diet is tight and your training is on point. So why hasn't the scale budged? Here are two common, but easily overlooked problems. https://biotest.t-nation.com/articles/tip-what-to-do-when-fat-loss-stalls …

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Dorian Yates vs Shawn Ray - Mass vs. Aesthetic Beast

A posedown between Mass Monster Dorian Yates and Aesthetic Beast Shawn Ray. Subscribe for more bodybuilding.

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Tip: Mini-Fasting for Fat Loss | T Nation

Lifters are often wary of intermittent fasting schemes. At first glance, the diets sound so promising. You get to eat quasi-normally for a few hours or a few days and then you suddenly shift gears by restricting calories for a bit in an effort to lose body fat while retaining all your muscle. The eventual hope is that you'll somehow slip one by Mother Nature and emerge built and lean without having to actually follow an annoying diet.

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Day 2 USPA Europa Powerlifting Meet | Bodybuilding.com Platform

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Zach Even - Esh on Twitter

“Retire from the things you don’t like doing, retire from the things you don’t do well…and retire from people who drain you and don’t make you bigger and stronger.” From #DanSullivan #BrianKurtz pic.twitter.com/IDE0RBeTzf

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RAMPAGE FAN SURPRISE: TONIGHT! Get your popcorn and phones ready LA.. I’m coming to surprise you and your families tonight when you watch RAMPAGE. Keep smilin’ cause the whole world smiles with you. See ya TONIGHT! #RAMPAGE #SurprisingLA #Reasons2Cheese pic.twitter.com/wbtAmDghp8

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