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Beef and Vegetable Stir Fry

When it comes to “go-to” meals, stir fry’s tend to be a staple option. They’re quick, loaded with protein and vegetables, easy to make, and always taste incredible. This recipe offers a little extra flavor in the form of a unique mix of ginger and sriracha. The combination will leave you pleasantly surprises. (Or if you don’t like either ingredient, simply remove them and the dish still tastes great.)

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7 Cutting Mistakes Even the Pros Make

Think you're a seasoned dieter? If you're making these errors, you have a lot to learn.

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10 Best Shoulder Exercises

Not all rankings are created equal. In sports, for instance, lists of “the best” are about as meaningless as they are pervasive. Best player of all time, best teams, best games, best catches, best Twitter rant … they’ve all been done before in magazine pages, argued by blowhards filling airtime on radio and TV and plastered across the Internet as click bait. Who’s right? Who’s wrong? In the end, it really doesn’t matter at all, does it? Think of it this way: Determining that Michael Jordan is better than LeBron James or that the 1927 New York Yankees were better than the 1998 Yankees, who were better than the 1939 Yankees — we know, we know, damn friggin’ Yankees — isn’t going to improve your life. At most, it may earn you a free beer from a buddy in a drunken bar bet. See Also 10 Best Biceps Exercises Not all such lists, however, are totally devoid of worth. Take the one you’re about to read, counting down the 10 best weight-training exercises to develop your shoulders. Even if you disagree with the final outcome or grumble over the order, in the end, you’re left with something very valuable: 10 proven ways to build bigger, denser, wider delts.

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Eligibility:  The Bodybuilding.com Twitter contest (the “Contest”) is open to Twitter members who are eighteen (18) years of age and older at the time of entry (“Contestant”). Membership and enrollment in Twitter are free. Contest is open only to legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia (excluding Puerto Rico, Samoa, Guam, the US Virgin Islands and any other U.S. territories and protectorates, and individuals with an APO or FPO military address). Contestants may not be members of any guild, union, or other organization that may prohibit them from participating in this Contest and that would restrict, require due payment or otherwise have the right to oppose such Contestant’s participation in this Contest. Employees, contractors, members, and agents of Bodybuilding.com, LLC, Liberty Media Corporation (and companies owned by Liberty Media Corporation), and members of their immediate family (including spouses, parents, siblings, children, and their respective spouses) and persons living in the same household with any such individual are ineligible. In order to be eligible, Contestant must follow these Rules.

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Sagittarius Horoscope for Thursday, August 25, 2016

Thursday, August 25, 2016 - The same people who normally give you the best advice seem to be talking out of both sides of their mouths today. You can't get a simple answer to a straightforward question from anyone now that the loquacious Gemini Moon is hijacking your 7th House of Relationships. However, it's not everyone else who is unclear now; it's most likely your indecision that creates the ambiguity. Listen to your own internal discussion; if you want to achieve greatness, stop asking others for permission.

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Normal people walk. Jacked people walk with a heavy weight. How to do waiter walks: https://www.t-nation.com/training/tip-do-waiter-walks-for-shoulders-core … pic.twitter.com/K6i2ASMeFv

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The Making of The 21-Day Shred and the Shred Series

I was 130-pounds when I graduated from high school. I was skinny—and I hated it. I would eat and lift, eat and lift, eat and lift until eventually I started gaining size. It took a while—years actually. I spent hours and hours reading about nutrition and different training programs. I tried everything in the gym. You name it, I tried it. Things started to click the more I stuck with it. The programming that I started doing was working, and the way I was eating helped me build muscle while staying incredibly lean at the same time. The more I grew, the more motivated and inspired I became. The 21-Day Shred and the SHRED SERIES are a product of those years of experimentation. The reading, the research, and the guessing and testing has already been done for you. All you need to do is deliver on the work.

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The Top 10 Questions Men Ask About Sex

Imagine you had an hour to sit at a bar next to a beautiful woman—who also happened to be a sex expert—and ask her all of the questions you wanted to know about women and sex without being slapped (or judged). Minus the beer, we did just that. Meet your professor—Emily Morse, sexologist, host of the top downloaded sex and relationship advice podcast Sex with Emily and co-founder of Emily & Tony. Since she doesn’t have time to sit with each and every one of you, Morse divulged the top 10 questions men ask her about women and sex. Check ‘em out here—in order of most popular to least—with her candid answers so you’ll know exactly how to proceed with the women in your life.

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How to Get Abs

Most people think if you want to lose a lot of weight, you should cut out carbs. Newsflash: Veggies are carbs, too! In fact, it’s a bad plan to cut ‘em all out, even if your definition is narrowed to starches and grains. “Carbs are the body’s fuel,” Ziesmer says. “if you’re not eating enough, your body won’t have the energy to burn off fat, or to build the muscle to get those abs.” Not to mention, when people cut out entire food groups, they tend to undereat—which triggers starvation mode. In that case, “the body’s response is to burn muscle first because it wants to hold onto fat.” Ziesmer recommends designing your meals with lean protein (poultry, fish, eggs, beans, and beef or meat with “loin” in the name) and high-quality carbs such as veggies and whole grains, and focusing your carb intake surrounding your workouts when your body will need the energy most, both to get through the session and rebuild afterwards.

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BCAA Energy by EVLUTION NUTRITION at Bodybuilding.com - Best Prices on BCAA Energy!

Warnings: Do not use more than 4 total servings per day. BCAA ENERGY contains caffeine and beta alanine. Beta Alanine can create a temporary tingling feeling on your skin. This is normal and diminishes with continued use. This product is only intended for use by healthy adults over the age of 18. Do not exceed recommended serving amounts or daily intake. Do not use this product if you are pregnant, contemplating pregnancy or nursing, if you have any pre-existing medical condition, or if you are taking any prescription or OTC medications. Discontinue use two weeks prior to surgery. This product contains caffeine. Do not use if you are caffeine sensitive. Keep out of reach of children.

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Supplement Your Mass

We know why you’ve neglected to step it up – with so many different supplements on the market today, you don’t know what to take, when to take it or how much of it to take. Well, leave the planning to us. Here, we give you a supplement plan for gaining mass that starts simple and progresses steadily, brining you to a hardcore mass supplement program while building big time muscle along the way.

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The 10-Minute Belly-Off Workout

Set a timer for however long you have to workout—even if it’s just for 10 minutes. Do as many reps of each of the exercises you can, and make sure to count them. Stop a set when your form starts to break down, and rest for the time needed. Make sure you write down the total number of reps for the workout. Each of the times you repeat the workout with the same time period, try and do more total reps. Try to get the workout in four to six times per week.

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The Single Best Workout You Can Do With Your Dog

He's your best friend—so why not train alongside him? Take Duke for a ramble with this simple technique.

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11 Trainers Reveal How They Maintain Sub-15% Body Fat

Think a cut chest, carved arms, and defined abs all day every day are out of reach? It’s not easy—but it is attainable. Your ability to burn body fat is partially determined by genetics, so it’s not enough to follow your favorite trainer’s every move. Everybody and every body is different, so we tapped 11 real guys whose livelihood relies on keeping their body fat down. They’ve revealed exactly what’s behind their diet, workout, and lifestyle that let’s them walk around shredded day after day, year after year. 

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Big Ramy's Planet-Size Pipes

“We get the heavy lifting from pressing and pulling during chest and back workouts, “Alaqi tells the curious journalist. “So for arms, we don’t need to go as heavy and risk injury. We try to fill the arms with as much blood as we can.” That’s why you alternate biceps and triceps exercises. “I think this is better [than working biceps and triceps separately] because you fill the whole arm with blood,” Alaqi states. You tighten up your wrist straps, as a precautionary measure to fend off tendon strains. It’s time for work.

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Flex Lewis | The Welsh Dragon

IFBB Pro Flex Lewis presents 60 Seconds with Flex featuring Y3T founder/coach Neil Hill. Today's tip is the Leg Press. Focus on your form to get full contraction by keeping the tension on your thighs without locking out. READ MORE »

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5 Novel Moves for Shredded Pecs

Alas, this is where most of us begin our journey to a more muscular build . Initially, it served every need of a growing boy – not only did you want to have the biggest bench on your football team in high school, but you also wanted a barrel chest to fill out your extra large t-shirt, and look good at the beach. And as time goes on, the traditional bench press, incline press, and cable crossovers make up the majority of physique athletes’ chest training. They ditch bodyweight based exercises and uni-lateral presses in favor of the heavier counterparts. There is a good reason for this. Heavy weights build muscle and strength.

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SciVation Xtend Performance at Bodybuilding.com - Best Prices on Xtend Performance!

If I could rate this higher, I would. This product deserves high praises. As of right now, I'm 6 weeks away from the Portland Marathon so the training is getting intense with last week's miles totaling 28 miles and I will peak at 36 miles in the coming weeks. While doing this, I'm keeping most of my strength on my deadlifts and squat. I've been using Xtend Perform for the last 1.5 weeks and I've noticed a drastic improvement in my runs all the while lifting 3-4x per week. I know this because I track my runs using MapMyRun and I track my workouts using Jefit. This flavor is definitely enjoyable, a nice flavor that you can just enjoy sipping on rather than feeling the need to get it over with quick as possible. The powder does have the tendency to settle a little at the bottom, but this is mitigated by just a quick shake before each drink. I love this supplement so far, and I only assume it gets better with time. I hope more people try this.

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Top Secrets From the Pros

This is the good stuff. These are the things that they do that you probably don’t do. We’ve assembled the 40 most unique training tips from 40 pro bodybuilders, champs who span more than a half-century, from first Mr. Olympia Larry Scott to fast-rising current superstars like Justin Compton. Though rarely performed or discussed, these exercises, techniques, and set-rep schemes helped grow a tremendous amount of contest-winning muscle, and they can be incorporated into your program to generate similar gains. There’s no need to hack into any networks. We’ve got the secrets.

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The Zach Even - Esh STRONG Life Podcast by Zach Even-Esh on iTunes

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5 Rules for Building Bigger Triceps

The man who wants  bigger triceps  cannot live on pressdowns alone. Too often, we see guys in the gym—and maybe you're one of them—working his triceps to death at the cable pressdown station. Ten sets, 15 sets... whatever it takes to get them sore. But what the pressdown-happy masses don't seem to realize is that this exercise emphasizes the lateral (outer) head of the triceps. So if that's all you do, the other two heads of your tri's are going to be underdeveloped and you'll never get the kind of growth you're hoping for.

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How to Train for Non-Stop Muscle Growth | T Nation

Keep in mind that some muscles can be significantly hit even when they're not the main focus of an exercise. The pecs will get trained by the close-grip bench press even if it primarily hits the triceps. So this doesn't mean that all muscles should be trained three times a week, but that they should at least be stimulated to some degree two or three days a week for maximum growth. Here's a sample:

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The 7% Body-Fat Diet

We're gonna go ahead and estimate that the average gym-going dude probably has about 15% body fat. That's well within healthy levels, but it’s not going to turn many heads on the beach. To look that good, you need to get below 10%—the point at which most guys can see some definition—and ideally as low as 7%. That seems to be the magic number, the body fat percentage when guys become "shredded," "diced," and even "genetically gifted" (haters always gonna hate).

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SNR #140: Layne Norton, PhD – Psychology of Overcoming Adversity and Body Composition Considerations for Powerlifting | Sigma Nutrition

Episode 140: Layne Norton, PhD is on the show to discuss his current journey back from injury, the psychology of elite athletes and the debate how much of a role body composition plays directly on strength and powerlifting performance.

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@mrojaycutler I really hope I get the opportunity to meet you in person one day....you are one of the greatest bodybuilders ever

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10 Rules to Control Your Appetite

Bodybuilders know that eating multiple meals a day leads to better leaning out. You end up with more muscle mass and less bodyfat than you do when eating the same number of calories per day in fewer meals. In terms of appetite control, spreading food intake over six to eight daily meals can also have a huge impact on your appetite. Every time you eat — even a very small meal — the appetite center of the brain is stimulated, relaxing a sometimes-urgent appeal for more food or an overwhelming desire to eat. Eating constantly — within your daily calorie requirements, of course — will tame your appetite and help accelerate the loss of bodyfat.

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The 10 Best Bodybuilding Exercises You Can Do

With so many great exercises available to choose from, picking the ten best bodybuilding exercises is a tough (and somewhat subjective) task. If you could only pick ten exercises to do the rest of your training days, the following (in no particular order) would be the ones I would recommend to pack on more muscle for a strong, powerful, rock-solid physique.

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The Functional Workout Routine

Because here's the reality: While very few of us will get paid to be a musclebound barbarian on camera, almost everyone will face the daily battles against heavy objects—toting carry-on luggage into the overhead bin, hefting a bag of dog food into the truck, or helping your buddy carry that overstuffed recliner up three flights of stairs to his new apartment.

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