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Ruth & Fighter Diet FDX2
You choose WHEN you want to eat. Wanna train fasted? Want to eat first then work out? Your call. Want to split workouts up? your choice.
Sagittarius Horoscope for Sunday, May 25, 2014
Sunday, May 25, 2014 - Even if your current message sounds critical, don't expect others to automatically drop everything and share your concern today. Although your friends know that you can wax philosophical, they still grow less patient if you enthusiastically ramble on about something that's significant only to you. Your ideas are flowing fast and furiously now but it's hard to tell which ones are worth pursuing. Don't grow too attached to any one thought until you see how it stands up to the test of time.
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 .
25 Ways to Get Stronger Now
If you can't lock out your elbows on the bench press, try setting the safety rails in a power rack at about your sticking point on the lift. Put roughly 100 pounds more than your one-rep maximum weight on the bar and then try to press it — naturally, you won't be able to move the bar but try hard anyway for six to 10 seconds. Do four to six reps, resting a few seconds in between, and then lighten the load to the weight you usually have trouble locking out. Your central nervous system should now be sufficiently fired up for you to lift it.
How to Train Hard in a Commercial Gym
You’ve put in a few solid years of training and you’re ready to take your workouts to the next level. Problem is there’s no sports performance facility or powerlifting gym within a 50-mile radius of where you live. So how do you get in hardcore workouts while being surrounded by cardio bunnies and dudes flexing in the mirror? Follow these 5 tips and you can turn any average, commercial gym environment into your version of muscle beach .
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3. Embrace change. “I’m not doing anything the way I did it before. I’ve changed everything,” said Cutler when I interviewed him in 2004, expecting to get a fairly “routine” routine. In preparation for that year’s Arnold Classic (which he won), he had indeed changed everything. The sport’s greatest advocate of volume training had dramatically reduced his workload and developed a pre-contest schedule that kept him up most of the night and napping thrice during the day. Before the year was over, he reverted back to something closer to his usual regime, but his ’04 adventure illustrated his willingness to experiment. He’s never adopted a rule he’s not willing to break.
Lift Doctor: The Push-up-Bench Press Connection
While both push-ups and bench pressing are full body lifts that require full body tension, push-ups have a more core dominant component. The high tension required to bench heavier weights is all about transferring forces from a powerful leg drive across the core and into the upper back to help drive the bar back to lockout.
Get Triple-sized Legs
For this routine, we will be working out five days per week: three lower-body days and two upper-body days. While overall volume of training for your upper-body will be low, it will be plenty enough to maintain your current muscle. In fact, by using larger muscles each workout, you produce more growth hormone and testosterone, keeping your metabolism high. So expect some fat loss and a better-looking upper-body by default.
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M&F Cheat Sheet: Core Construction
It’s not just your abs, people. By understanding what makes up the core and how valuable it really is, you can see greater results in, well, everything else.
Potent Moves to Power Up Your Wheels
There's little doubt that the leg press generates a quadriceps-dominated contraction. Recently, Japanese scientists measured electromyographical (EMG) activity in the medialis and lateralis during the leg press. They measured narrow (feet nearly together), normal (shoulder-width) and wide (wider than shoulder-width) stances, and the results were intriguing. Regardless of foot position, the EMG revealed that while both muscle sections were activated, the vastus medialis (remember, the teardrop) showed greater electrical activity than the vastus lateralis (the outer sweep). The vastus medialis showed greatest electrical activity when the narrow stance was used. Message: Alter your foot width to increase or decrease action on the lateralis and medialis. Conversely, the leg press produces little involvement in the hamstrings. Using EMG testing, scientists at the American Sports Medicine Institute found no co-contraction of hamstrings and quadriceps during the horizontal leg press. To generate hamstring/glute contraction, the upper body must move toward the knees during a rep, as it does during a squat .
Get Negative for More Muscle Gain
One effective method is tempo training. This means drawing out the eccentric for a specified amount of time. Try starting out with a 4-5 second negative, then forcefully completing the concentric. With muscle hypertrophy as the objective, the set should take between 30-60 seconds. So, if on a dumbbell bench press you take four seconds to lower the weight and one second to push it back up, you are looking at performing 6-12 repetitions total. Slowly evolve to heavy eccentrics, forced reps and different set-ups on tempo training.
Can't Sleep? Five Sneaky Reasons You're Tired All The Time
If you're having trouble snoozing, your lifestyle habits may be to blame. Make these easy changes to your p.m. routine to tackle sleeping problems.
5 Fat Loss Myths
The number one reason that people start to work out and improve their eating habits is to lose fat . Sure, everyone also wants to improve his or her health condition and get more physically fit but let’s be honest here: We all want to look better. Losing fat, improving your fitness level and health condition are usually all wrapped up into one. You lose fat, improve your fitness level and you will improve your overall health condition. The problem is that there is so much misinformation out there, leading to most people getting discouraged and quitting.
Move aside, pancakes! Your thinner and more hip cousin has just arrived. This recipe will get you excited to whip up an easy-breezy, protein-smothered crepe and then proceed to dress it with copious amounts of any toppings you wish—bananas, peanut butter, Nutella, strawberries, or even savory items like ham.
10 Best Moves to Lose Your Love Handles
You’ve tried situps, cardio, and dumbbell side bends, but nothing seems to get rid of that stubborn belly fat on your sides. Commonly called “love handles,” this area of your torso is part of the waist-to-hip ratio, an indicator of overall health. If you have too much cushion around your waist, ask yourself, "How hard am I really working in the gym?" To get the best moves for a slim torso , we asked Sadik Hadzovic, IFBB Men’s Physique professional for his 10 favorite exercises to keep love handles away. "This workout is effective because it's fast paced and designed to target both the rectus abdominals and the transverse abdominals," says Hadzovic. "To burn fat you must do more then just crunches and situps; You need to recruit your entire body to enter a thermogenic state that leads to an accelerated rate of fat loss." Complete your dream physique with these 10 moves that will carve up your core fast.
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The Real Reason You're Always Hungry
Over time, we’ve come to believe that overeating is what causes us to get fat. In reality, that may not be the case—getting fat could be what’s causing you to take in excess calories. Doesn’t really make sense, right? To break it down in simpler terms: being overweight deprives your body of the calories needed to fuel your metabolism and boost energy levels because the calories are being stored in fat cells rather than circulating through your bloodstream. This causes your brain to tell your body to eat more. Eating more solves the hunger problem in the short term, but at the same time promotes weight gain. To then remedy that problem you may cut calories from your diet in an effort to drop pounds. This also may work short term, but in time hunger will increase again and your metabolism will slow.
Crank Out More Pullups
Pullups aren't neccessarily easy; some novice gym-goers have trouble even getting one or two. Duffy recommends grabbing assistance bands, which you wrap around the bar and place under your feet. "These elastic bands will counterbalance your body weight and help assist you with getting more pullups," says Duffy. Even advanced athletes can benefit from assistance bands—they might help get you one, two, or three more reps than you normally would without assistance. Novice trainees can train with assistance bands each week and more advanced athletes could sprinkle the use of the bands every other week.
10 Ways to Lose Muscle
2. YOU AMP UP YOUR CARDIO There are three ways that cardio typically cancels out muscle gains: doing it too often, doing it for too long, or doing it on an empty stomach. In general, daily cardio sessions simply burn too many cumulative calories to allow you the surplus you need for muscle mass, and the same can be said for sessions that last 45 minutes or more. Work out in the morning before breakfast and you only compound the problem. When you wake up, your body is already in a catabolic (muscle-burning) state, since a night’s sleep—time spent without eating—empties your tank. Working out immediately just reinforces this condition and costs you intensity—whether on the treadmill or with the weights. The end result: You burn muscle as fuel in place of calories you should have consumed at breakfast.
The Complete Arnold: Biceps
When doing any dumbbell curl, whether it’s standing, seated, incline, or concentration curls, start with your hand in a neutral position and then rotate it as you perform the rep so that your palm faces upward. Two inches or so from the top of the curl, twist your hand farther so that your pinkie finger is higher than your thumb and forcibly tense the biceps. The pain of the contraction is very intense, but it’s well worth it. Do this with every rep of every dumbbell curl you perform and, over the long term, it should make a big dif erence in your arm development. In addition to supinating, I preferred to let the dumbbell “drag” behind to get a stronger contraction of the biceps. Most people start a curl with their wrists straight, then flex their wrists toward the shoulders for better leverage as they raise the weights. That essentially eliminates gravity and nullifies the final part of the movement, where the peak contraction can really be accentuated. But when I curled the weight, I let the dumbbell roll down my hand and settle in my fingers so that my wrist was extended throughout each rep, not flat or flexed as you usually see.
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We went to Disneyland and I tried to convince her to go into the Haunted Mansion (and failed), and then settled for Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride—which somehow still left her a little terrified. We ate fried foods and what allegedly were chicken skewers (mystery meat would be more accurate), discovered that the “Fast Pass” is really the only way to go for the main attractions, and learned that walking around Disneyland all day is surprisingly tiring. (I can only imagine what it’s like with children.) The day ended as all days should: with an awesome meal (we went to Boa, one of Rach’s favorite steak restaurants), watched the sun set over the ocean, and then ate ice cream.
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.
The Fit Five: Sleep Your Way to More Muscle
"Many things can cause this: non-regulated blood sugar, drinking too much liquid too close to bed, eating too close to bed, training too close to bed, not eating enough during the day, detoxification issues, hormonal imbalances, etc. Because the reasons we may wake up during the night vary, try making food your first variable toward getting your sleep in check. I suggest eating frequently throughout the day, eating enough calories each day, eating quality whole foods, and eating the right balance of protein to carbs to fat, which for each person is different. If this seems difficult to you, find a qualified health or nutrition coach to help you implement these strategies."
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Supplement Your Mass
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5 Summer Cocktails for 150 Calories or Less
Green-tea ice cubes, ginger vodka, and other smart ways to build tasty, ab-friendly summer cocktails.
Pro Training Series #6: Calves
What does it take to train like pro? We found out when the FLEXonline cameras got up close & personal with IFBB Pro Hidetada Yamagishi for a week of high intensity workouts leading up the 2014 Arnold Classic ( click here for coverage of the Arnold Classic ). This is the PRO TRAINING SERIES presented by Gaspari Nutrition !
X-Man Back Blast
Freeman is going to take us through his 2104 pre–Arnold Classic back workout to show us how the X-Man continues to hold his own and hold it down nearing his fifth decade on earth. These days, he’s mixed up his training split a bit, working back after hamstrings and winding up the day with trap and rear delt work, but here we’ll focus solely on the exercises he uses to widen his back and carve out crazy detail.
3 Food Guys Who Can Help You Eat Healthier
Like most butchers, Levitt doesn’t expect you to have an encyclopedic knowledge of meat. “If you’ve never heard of a sirloin flap, I’m OK with that,” he says. “You don’t have to know what you’re talking about. That’s what I’m here for.” Levitt is especially enthusiastic about working with customers buying on a budget. “I don’t judge,” he says. “I’m on a budget, too. If you come in and say, ‘I’m doing a roast. I have 10 people coming over, and I don’t have a lot to spend,’ I can recommend a lot of different things on the lower end of the price scale. For example, buying a chuck eye instead of a rib eye doesn’t mean you’re slumming it. You’re just getting a different cut of fantastic meat.”
Do Carbs Make You Fat?
While it’s true that lower carb diets provide many health benefits and can help with weight loss, low carb does not mean no carbs. When you’re training and exercising, your needs for carbohydrates increases. And if you’re trying to gain muscle, carbs are an essential part of the equation. What’s more, for many people, white rice is, in fact, one of the best carbohydrate sources because it isn’t associated with stomach distress, allergies, bloating, and it’s not loaded with sugars that are linked to diabetes or obesity.
Switch Your Grip for Bigger Biceps
Regular Grip : For most bodybuilders, this refers to a shoulder-width grip. In this position, the arms are fairly vertical and the biomechanics for the curl are optimal. This grip allows a fairly even contribution from both biceps heads and the brachialis to curl the weight.
Bodies at Rest
conditions (high-hormone spike and no-hormone spike) and their effects on post-work-out muscle protein synthesis. In the low-hormone spike condition, test subjects did 4 sets of 10 reps doing one-arm cable preacher curls with about 60–120 seconds rest between sets. In the high-hormone condition, test subjects did the same single-arm exercise but with the opposite arm, followed immediately by 5 sets of 10 reps of leg presses at ∼90% of 10 reps max (RM) and 3 sets of 12 reps of leg extension/leg curl supersets (1 set of each back-to-back) using the same rest periods to trigger a good spike in anabolic hormones. Both groups drank 25 grams of whey protein immediately following the workout. Cutting right to the chase, there was no difference at all between groups.
5 Rules of Fast Fat Loss
Many people still think the key to fat loss is cardio. And while cardio can help you burn a few calories, it does nothing to develop the muscles underneath your fat (the ones you want to reveal in the first place). Too much cardio along with a caloric deficit can also cause you to lose muscle and make you weaker.
Minimum Effective Dose: Why Walking Is Good for Your Brain - Born Fitness
Minimum Effective Dose is part of the Born Fitness mission to provide usable, simplified answers to common questions, add valuable information, and upgrade your health. Each week we’ll provide tips and thoughts (with links) that will improve your life without overload.
7 Things Every Trainer Would Agree WIth
Whether you're looking to build the body of your dreams or become a better athlete there are plenty of fitness tips, tricks and how-tos available from countless numbers of fitness coaches and trainers. But with so many opinions out there how do you separate the good from the bad and avoid drowning in information-overload? To keep you on track we break down the top 9 fitness and training concepts you could bet your house on that just about any trainer would agree with. And we know...because we asked them.
Greek Yogurt: Your BBQ Secret Weapon
The protein-packed power food is a versatile cooking ingredient and a healthier way to add richness to sauces and sides. “You can cut calories and fat with substitution, since the texture is creamy. It will not change the consistency," says Maria Pagano, RD, a personal training manager at Equinox. Try plain, nonfat Greek yogurt in place of these fats:
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Straight Up Back Workout
Go to almost any gym and you’ll see a lot of guys with thick pecs, but backs that pale in comparison. While nearly everyone has a love affair with the bench press and related pushing movements, the fan base for pulling exercises (that is, back training) is dramatically smaller. Yet the back makes up the largest area of muscle on the torso, and should be worked at least as diligently as the chest, not to mention every other body part.
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When Muscles Won't Grow
It’s exquisitely rare that any bodybuilder finds that every muscle reacts to training with the same degree of growth response. The vast majority of even the greatest champions find that certain muscles respond much better WHEN MUSCLES DON’T GROW THE VAST MAJORITY OF EVEN THE GREATEST CHAMPIONS FIND THAT CERTAIN MUSCLES RESPOND MUCH BETTER THAN OTHERS. than others. For the most famous former Mr. Olympia, Arnold Schwarzenegger, as great as his arms were, his hamstrings were devoid of even remotely similar development. At the other extreme, one of the lesser-known for- mer Mr. Olympia winners, Chris Dickerson, had impressively developed quads, hamstrings, and calves. But his arms were astonishingly unmentionable for a bodybuilder of that lofty a level. Even the freakiest of all former Mr. Olympias, Ronnie Coleman—who adorns the cover of the 3rd edition of my book, Extreme Muscle Enhancement—with all of the praise and adoration heaped upon him, no pundit has ever said they wanted his calves (which were, by comparison, mediocre at best). Yet in each of these cases of deficiencies, I can as- sure you that none were the result of a lack of training.
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“In 2011, I was ripped, and it shocked people that I could still get that kind of conditioning as big as I was,” Heath states. “Then last year , I thought Kai was going to try to come in with all this dense muscle, so I came with a fuller look. The only problem was Kai went leaner. So, everyone was talking about this  being the year he would get me. Well, what I tried to do was combine those two looks, 2011 and 2012; get the ripped look with the full look. I knew if I could do that, no one would beat that.”
Increase Your Bench Press
This may seem like an odd workout to improve your bench press because there are no bench presses in it! Its primary purpose is to create structural balance. If all your muscles are not in balance, the opposing muscles (antagonists) could shut down. That’s why a trainee who has an extreme case of structural imbalance but corrects it could increase their bench press without performing any bench presses!
Prep to Get Lean
This by-product of soap manufacturing is a colorless, viscous fluid with many benefits of its own. One of these is as a preworkout supplement. Taking glycerol before workouts helps you get leaner and harder, and improves vascularity. Another crucial benefit of glycerol as a sports supplement is its ability to support hydration for better performance. Glycerol boosts hydration by increasing osmolarity, allowing liquids to move to where they’re needed in your body; staying hydrated boosts both energy and endurance.
6 Healthy Ways to Elevate a Lean Burger
Here’s your grilling game plan: Keep the meat lean, the buns optional—then add a kick with these healthy toppings and condiments.
Retro Athlete: Chris Cook
Cook turned to bodybuilding when he was 18 and serving in the Air Force. In 1996, at 19, he entered and won his first contest, the Mr. Anchorage. He was still an unknown in 2003 - till he rocked the NPC by winning the super-heavy class at the USA Championships. (We at FLEX already knew about him—I’d been tracking his pre-contest progress in Venice for an article, and he was soon a Weider Athlete.)
Fighter Diet: How to break a fat loss plateau
Very seldom does fat loss occur exact the same way week in and week out. Some times you lose a lot, other weeks nothing. It's important to know and acknowledge this or you'll get disappointed and discouraged. Fat loss plateaus are natural and the less you have left to lose, the harder your body will resist you and the more you'll need to learn to dance tango with your body instead of beating it up for not delivering the results you need. Don't try to outsmart your body by being stubborn: stubborn doesn't help in the long run! Who do you think has been through evolution and have all the tricks up his sleeve on how to survive?... You guessed right, mr BODY!