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5 Ways to Improve Your Training Right Now | T Nation

There are rare exceptions, but the point is, if you want to be great you're going to have to force the issue. If your best set of 5 on the deadlift is 445, you're not going to be any bigger or stronger until you bump that up to 450x5. Oh, that's hard? Exactly. That's why there aren't a lot of freakishly lean, muscular, and strong people.

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The 4 Dumbest Things Beginners Do | T Nation

Being a beginner is great because it's one of the few times in your lifting life where you can lose fat and gain muscle and strength all at the same time. You don't even have to do things very efficiently either. You could even be one of those idiots that does shoulder presses using the leg press machine and still make some gains.

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The Ultimate Guide to the Renegade Row | T Nation

The renegade row is a compound, high performance exercise that attacks a weak core, improves performance, and stimulates muscle growth. It also helps you prevent injury and build a rock-solid physique from head to toe. Here's how:

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Tip: You Don't Have to Bench | T Nation

Unfortunately, it took more than twenty-five years of training before I realized that it just isn't worth it for me to bench. Every time I'd go back to heavy benching, it was a matter of time before a shoulder problem would rear its ugly head. Of course, I stubbornly kept going back to it. Cuz, you know, I "had" to bench. It got to the point that I was basically unable to do any kind of pressing movement, and scratching my own head was painful.

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Tip: Full Body Fridays | T Nation

The classic push/pull training program is a classic because, well, it works. As a reminder, this split involves training your "pushing" muscles on one day and your "pulling" muscles on another. It's a great way to increase training frequency for size and strength gains. Here's what it usually looks like:

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VIDEO: The 3-Move Muscle-Maker Workout

Yep, three moves. And the play is simple. Hit the gym focused and prepared to train aggressively. Load the bars heavy and feel each and every rep. Hit the showers and pound a shake.

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Tip: How to Train for Brain Gains | T Nation

Can you build muscle as well as brain power? Yep. Here's the type of training that has the most neuroprotective effects.

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Tip: Do You Have Social Jet Lag? | T Nation

Almost everyone falls into this habit, and science says it can ruin your heart health. Here's what you need to know.

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Tip: Get Better at Squatting With This Drill | T Nation

Got an ugly squat? Then you need to get better at squatting lighter loads. Learn to control your squat. "Butt wink" (posterior pelvic tilt) arises because most people are flat-out unstable and aren't used to squatting to depth. They lack ample stability and motor control within that range of motion.

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Top 5 Muscle-Building Exercises for the Back

When you see someone walking around the gym with a  big back , you can guarantee they can jump up and kill 15-20  pull-ups  without even breaking a sweat. See the connection? Pull-ups and chin-ups are two of the best mass builders for the back. Targeting the lats, shoulders, biceps and grip, these exercises have so many different varieties, you’ll never get bored.

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10 Foods That Will Keep You Hydrated

Dehydration can lead to a whole host of problems, from chronic fatigue to decreased sports performance, and failure to be properly hydrated is a subtle yet powerful, easily preventable problem. To figure out your hydration level, weigh yourself before and after your workout and figure out how much “sweat weight” you lost by exercising. Prior to your next workout, be sure to drink that amount of water, adding in these 10 hydrating foods as extra fuel.

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The 30 best leg exercises of all time

In a squat rack or cage, grasp the bar as far apart as is comfortable and step under it. Place it on your lower traps, squeeze your shoulder blades together, push your elbows up and nudge the bar out of the rack. Take a step or two back and stand with your feet at shoulder width and your toes turned slightly out. Take a deep breath and bend your hips back, then bend your knees to lower your body as far as you can without losing the arch in your lower back. Push your knees out as you descend. Drive vertically with your hips to come back up, continuing to push your knees out.

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Tip: Dope Your Performance With Leaves | T Nation

You don't have to eat these same foods if you want to increase performance before a particular event like a race or some other endurance contest. Just make yourself a big, honkin' daily salad, starting about a week out before the event. Make sure to use ingredients like arugula, spinach, walnuts, and maybe cranberries. You might also have a banana at a later point in the day.

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The 4-week Quick-Switch Conditioning Plan

The first month, you’ll focus on building mass for weeks one and two. On your “mass” exercises, you’ll want to start with your heaviest weight for the exercise on your first set. This is a "reverse pyramid"—you’ll start heavy and drop weight as the reps increase. Then, you'll increase your weight as your reps go back down. This will maximize your energy during these workouts to ensure you push heavy weight before you’re fatigued. Track the weight you use for each exercise, and aim to increase that amount between 2–5% each week.

19 4 Things You Don't Know About TRT | T Nation

The TRT patient's medication happens to improve lean body mass, increase libido, and have other side effects we generally consider to be positive. That's okay. People with hypothyroidism taking levothyroxine often see weight loss when their thyroid function is brought back into working order. And people on asthma meds are often able to increase their training intensity because they don't have to worry about, you know, dying during exercise. Nobody's attacking them for "cheating" because those are a simple result of the meds necessary to treat their conditions.

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Tip: Close Your Eyes During Some Exercises | T Nation

The mind-muscle connection (MMC) isn't just a mythical beast that gets talked about in bodybuilding circles. It's a real life neuromuscular phenomenon that many veteran lifters have learned to tap into. But here's the limiting factor of the MMC: you must know the muscle you're trying to contract actually exists before you can reap the benefits.

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The 20-Minute HIIT Workout to Target Legs

Yes, they’re really all about the glutes—not the arms or shoulders. Start with the kettlebell on the floor slightly in front of you, with your feet shoulder-width apart. Send your hips back and bend your knees until you’re able to grasp the kettlebell handle. Hike the weight back in between your legs, then move your hips forward to stand tall, swinging the weight to around belly button height. Allow the kettlebell to fall with gravity back down to initiate the next swing. Repeat for time.

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Top 10 sexiest photos of Jennifer Lopez

The wildly successful actress, singer, fashion designer, and producer has never looked better—and we've got the jaw-dropping pics to prove it.

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8 Reasons You're Not Getting Ripped

Obviously filling up on fruits and veggies is better for you than feasting on Skittles and Funyons. But no food is “free.” Meaning, portions must be in concert with the amount of calories your body requires to yield a desired result, like losing weight or packing on muscle. That said, whether it’s junk food or health food, if consuming it edges you to the point where you’re taking in more calories than you’re burning, those excess calories will be stored as fat.

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Busty Model Chantel Jeffries Flaunts Curves in Skimpy Bikini

Chantel Jeffries originally came into the spotlight when she was spotted with pop star Justin Bieber when he was arrested several years ago for DUI. Since then Jeffries has spread her wings and added talents to her resume such as becoming a DJ believe it or not. But until you can make it to her next party and see her live in action, enjoy these sizzling pictures down in Miami Beach.

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15 Muscle-Fueling Foods

But that doesn't mean visiting the nearest fast-food drive-through. No, because you have to eat smart. You need protein, healthy fats, the right kinds of carbs, vitamins, minerals, amino acids, antioxidants - and you need them in the proper amounts and in the right ratios. Fortunately, there are a select few whole, natural foods that, collectively, provide all of the above to help you gain the right kind of weight: lean muscle. The following 15 foods fall in this category. They’re the best of the best. Incorporate them into your diet, add a healthy dose of intense training and watch the muscle add up.

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Tip: The Most Challenging Core Exercise | T Nation

Abs. Chest. Shoulders. Lats. This tough exercise hits them all. Can you do it?

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Sagittarius Horoscope for Sunday, June 18, 2017

Sunday, June 18, 2017 - Your joie de vivre knows no bounds today, or so it seems. You look off toward the distant horizon with an irrepressible exuberance, even if you lack a solid plan. The truth is you might not even have a specific goal in mind now, other than to live your life as large as possible. Unfortunately, your uncontainable optimism isn't enough to carry you past the real-world obstacles you encounter. Don't assume you can glibly jump over every hurdle without a struggle. Sometimes the most important life lessons are the ones you learn the hard way.

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Do you really want to live without decadent dark chocolate and creamy peanut butter? By adding a protein punch to this classic combo, you'll never have to go hungry again!

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Dave Tate: Looking Back On Nearly 20 Years, Some Things Never Change

Dave Tate founded elitefts in 1998 with the vision of creating a mecca of shared information and knowledge. A place where general fitness enthusiasts, coaches, trainers, and athletes from all disciplines could thrive off of each other’s shared experiences and success. A place where anyone who placed training, in any capacity, as a top priority in their life could learn. With the exponential growth of the fitness industry over the past 20 years, paralleled with the growth of elitefts, the roots of elitefts still hold strong — a foundational trunk of knowledge sprouting enough branches to accommodate nearly every training discipline imaginable.

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Now That You Have Been Told, Stop Doing This Sh*T in the Gym

Back to the walk out. The way the racks are made today, you only have to take two very tiny steps, so anybody that's taking anything more than that isn't utilizing the equipment that they have. This isn't the '70s and the '80s where you had to walk back three or four steps just to be able to clear the racks. The racks are clear as soon as you stand up. This is why you see the uprights angled in. If they were not, you would have to start your walkout with your feet closer and walk back two steps before stepping out. They are angled in so you can start closer to your stance and not have the plates hit the uprights when you step out. You barely have to step back so take advantage of it. The fewer steps you take, the tighter you can get before coming out of the rack, and the more set you will be. This also makes it easier to get the bar back into the rack. If you watch many top raw world records you will see many just lean the bar back into the rack or just take one tiny step. These racks were implemented to help you - use them for what they were designed for. It's also safer for you!

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4 tips for mind-blowing quickies

Or maybe it’s just you who’s satisfied, and she’s a little pissed that you left her high and dry (though the focus shouldn't be on orgasm for either of you—check out slide 4). Quickies are, well, quick—no time for a half-hour of foreplay—but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t both enjoy the moment. Use these expert tips to improve your speedy sex game.

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The Men's Fitness summer hairstyle experiment

We took one full head of hair, cut it four times, and styled it seven ways. Ready to kick off the summer with an entirely new look? Consider one of these.

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5 exercises to work your abs to exhaustion

But no matter how tough these exercises get, always remember the golden rule of ab workouts : quality over quantity. If you're still cranking out 2,000 fast-paced crunches a day, you're wasting your time (and maybe even hurting your back). Instead of ripping through the motions, slow down and focus on getting the most out of each rep, Holland says. With slow, concentrated effort, you'll be building up to 30-second sets of quality moves—and admiring those washboard abs you've always wanted—in no time.

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Transformation Tuesday: The super-strong to super-lean workout plan

A competitive powerlifter and strongman, Johnny Kalaj was tired of looking so bulky. Now he's down 50 pounds—and still as strong as ever. Here's how he pulled it off.

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10 workouts to burn off your beer belly

You don’t have to give up your favorite beer in order to lose that beer belly you’ve been rocking. Give these 10 workouts a shot to make your gut disappear—and uncover your abs .

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What it takes to crush it on 'American Ninja Warrior'

It's damn near impossible, but with these tips from real-life competitors you just might have a shot at making the show.

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The Ultimate Glute Workout

Getting it is another matter, since this is the spot where women tend to hold the most body fat for the longest time. Thankfully, Kim Oddo, celebrity trainer to the fitness stars, and IFBB figure pro—and mother of three—Cheryl Brown are here to show you how to kick your own ass into the shape you want with 10 butt exercise moves specifically designed to improve your bottom line.

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6 Exercises for Boulder Shoulders

To cope with the complex movement of the shoulder joints, deltoids consist of three heads: anterior, medial and posterior — or, more commonly, front, side and rear. It makes sense then that you need to incorporate a variety of movements into your shoulder training routine to effectively hit all three heads of the muscle group. For this reason, I preferred to  train the deltoid-trapezius complex by doing more sets — as many as 50 in some cases, but at least 30 in my normal workout — than many other bodybuilders.

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The Ultimate Guide to the Renegade Row | T Nation

The renegade row is a compound, high performance exercise that attacks a weak core, improves performance, and stimulates muscle growth. It also helps you prevent injury and build a rock-solid physique from head to toe. Here's how:

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10 ways to lose your gut, according to science

Add all of that to the simple fact that guts just aren’t sexy and, yeah, you have plenty of reason to get rid of yours for good. Luckily, all of these science-approved tips don’t just fight fat—they fight belly fat.

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How to build muscle and strength without lifting weights

For example, do the body weight squats at a good strong pace, setting your legs up to be explosive for the squat jumps. Fatigue should set in during these jumps, which is, of course, great for muscle building as you move forward with the workout. “Then finally, the iso hold is like the icing on the cake,” Nguyen says. “Because the muscle has nothing left already and I’m still asking it for more. So ultimately, it breaks more muscle cross fibers so that you get growth, and that’s the bulk part of it.”

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Bikini Clad Victoria's Secret Angels Hit the Beach

Take a look at three of your favorite Victoria’s Secret Angels as they show off their impeccable figures. The trio is modeling a super sexy lingerie line and look great doing it. Stella Maxwell leads off the pack with revealing blue lace two-piece set.

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