Category: Fitness

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Bruising/Bleeding Shins While Deadlifting

Do you get bruises, scratches or even bleeding on your shins when you deadlift? Don’t worry too much about it if you do. Proper deadlift form says that you should keep the bar as...

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Why Do Modern Bodybuilders Have Huge Bellies

Bodybuilding has come a long way in terms of muscle size in the last 50 years. Modern day bodybuilders look absolutely massive compared to bodybuilders of the past. Part of this comes from new...

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What is Hypertrophy?

Hypertrophy is a term thrown around by bodybuilders and gym-goers. Usually, when someone at the gym says hypertrophy, what they mean is an increase in muscle size. This does not mean an increase in...

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Cutting v Dieting

Cutting and dieting are both concerned with losing weight. However, they are different in their goals and methods. Cutting weight is not the same thing as dieting. If you are interested in fitness you...

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Can I Skip Leg Day To Bicycle?

When I first started lifting weights I had a number of misconceptions about squatting and leg days in general. The biggest of these was the idea that riding a bicycle is equivalent to lifting...

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Leg Extensions Arn’t Worth It

Most gyms have a leg extension machine, and most leg extension machines have their faithful users who come in and risk tearing their knees apart for the sake of working on their quadriceps. The...

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Stronglifts 5×5 Review

StrongLifts 5×5 is the Internet’s most popular fitness program. It is based on previously existing programs, with a few changes. StrongLifts’s popularity is largely due to the large amount of freely accessible information on...

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Healthy Weight Loss Calculator

Enter Your Information: Female Male Units: Imperial Metric Age: Years Weight: lbs Height: ft in Activity Amount: Little or no Exercise/ desk job Light exercise/ sports 1 – 3 days/ week Moderate Exercise, sports...