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The rest of the message boards are a great place for short questions and answers. This section is for you to write a long, detailed article on any subject and get it posted in a prominent place for people to read. WANT TO WRITE AN ARTICLE? To post an article, simply write it...

admin‎, 04-06-2002 12:28 PM
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Smile Design Your Own Weight Lifting Program

Design Your Own Weight Lifting Program Jan 18, 2006 Finding the right weight lifting routine can be difficult and complicated. There are many types of routines; each with it’s own advantages and disadvantages. What works for one person may not work for another and different people may...

nine4hear‎, 01-18-2006 01:04 PM
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How to Gain Weight When You Have a Fast Metabolism

It seems like today everybody wants to lose weight. True, our country is having a major problem with obesity, but there are still those of us who would do just about anything to gain weight. If you're anything like I was, you could just about eat a grocery store out of business and not gain an...

Derek_Manuel‎, 09-10-2008 04:29 PM
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Poll Poll: Why Powerlifters Hold Their Breath and Why Weightlifters Shouldn?t....

Why Powerlifters Hold Their Breath and Why Weightlifters Shouldn?t.... The act of holding ones breath and exerting is called the Valsalva Maneuver. During this state you create an air ball in your abdominal region by forcing air against a closed windpipe. This is actually a survival response...

parsec1982‎, 02-07-2008 12:57 AM
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Post 4 reasons Bodybuilders should meditate

There is an old Zen saying; ‘You should sit in meditation for 20 minutes a day, unless you’re too busy; then you should sit for an hour’ Meditation is purposefully focusing on the present moment, while remaining thoughtless. This is usually done by focusing on your breath which acts as an anchor...

DanPsycholoGym‎, 05-15-2015 04:18 AM
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25 Reasons Why We Should Start Drinking Green Tea

Orginially published at 25 Reasons Why You Should Start Drinking Green Tea Now You Should Start Drinking Green Tea Right Now: 1. Green Tea and Cancer Green tea helps reduce the risk of cancer. The antioxidant in green tea is 100 times more effective...

Jimmy Smith‎, 11-13-2007 04:27 PM
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Smile 5 Crucial Life Lessons Learnt From 8 Years Killing It In The Gym

When I reluctantly stepped into a big scary gym for the very first time as a lazy, unmotivated, stick-figured 18 year old, little did I know that it was the beginning of a journey of total transformation of both mind and body that would play a part in changing the course of my life. Achieving...

DaJulz‎, 06-26-2015 09:20 AM
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Black Tea Benefits

Numerous studies have trumpeted the cardiovascular benefits of green tea, the beverage of choice in much of the Far East. But elsewhere in the world, particularly in Europe and the Middle East, black tea reigns supreme, and fewer studies have examined its heart-healthy properties. In terms of...

soufeast‎, 01-30-2008 06:37 AM
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10 Ways Noobs Waste Their Time at the Gym

I'm sure you've all seen it, and maybe you even thought about telling the person to do things differently but it could be construed as rude. Perhaps you have been doing things a certain way due to habit, and didn't know it was not the right way. 1) Taking 6 minute+ breaks. The guy occupies the...

Brian94‎, 08-22-2010 12:12 PM
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Quit Smoking Now!

The number of bodybuilders or fitness enthusiasts out there who smoke is suprisingly high. I've seen many gym patrons having a post-workout cigarette instead of a shake or I run into them at a bar and see them ligthing up every time they go to suck back a cold one. I myself was one of these people,...

Sonny‎, 05-11-2003 01:49 PM
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Six Protein Myths - Exposed

Perhaps the most widely used supplement on the market today – protein powder in the number one quickest and most convenient way to get your daily protein needs met. Research supports the use of protein for building slabs of muscle, maintaining muscle, increasing metabolism and even reducing...

Gym God‎, 11-03-2014 10:18 AM
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Fruit, friend or foe?

Fruit, friend or foe? Now, who doesn’t like a nice piece of fruit? But really what is the truth on fruit? I feel its overlooked in bodybuilding, but not looked at enough in normal living. Bodybuilders overlook fruit, because I feel that they see it as a non-issue, something that will make you...

Power_Lifter88‎, 02-28-2006 02:04 PM
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How To Get A Six Pack.

Here is an article from my new blog (in my sig): Ahh? the coveted "six pack". Sought after by millions across the country, six pack abs are a symbol of fitness that many people desire. They are also just downright sexy. There are many myths surrounding obtaining the elusive six-pack. Here I am...

swfx‎, 02-16-2009 07:36 PM
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HEVT Demonstration pics...

file attachments can will not work at this time. In my Gallery and on my FitBoard are pics and my YouTube Channel ryan ergo has the videos...

bigfeather‎, 09-17-2015 12:24 PM
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HEVT Part 2

Do not attempt to separate development of your upper and lower chest regions by performing an incline press, unless you are most powerful in a low incline position, due to some physiological advantage that you have in this position. Further, you cannot isolate different areas of the chest. If you...

bigfeather‎, 09-17-2015 12:13 PM
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High Efficiency Variable Training HEVT

High Efficiency Variable Training for the Chest by David L. Feather © David L. Feather 2015 Introduction: What is High Efficiency Variable Training (HEVT)? High Efficiency Variable Training (HEVT) is a method of training that I have developed, with the objective of maximizing...

bigfeather‎, 09-17-2015 12:12 PM
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Angry Bad Gym Etiquette

Hi everyone, just want to share some of my dislikes of the current gym I am going for my workouts. I'm actually quite tempted to mention the name and the location of the gym but opted to hide this information first. I will probably disclose the name if I can't bear with the members anymore. I...

NoChemicals‎, 03-07-2004 07:46 PM
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Evaluation of a Productive Workout

Evaluation of a Productive Workout First, let me start by introducing myself. My name is Joseph Merolle, and I have been competing in the natural amateur bodybuilding circuit since 2001. I have been training for 20 years, and have a Bachelor of Science degree in health science and exercise...

Joseph Merolle‎, 08-20-2007 09:04 PM
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A personal theory on the obesity epidemic...thoughts?

I was talking to a friend today and came up with a theory that there are ONLY TWO main reasons for the obesity epidemic that is causing Western society to get fatter and fatter. Temporarily forget about the toxic food environment, modern technology and the 100 other reasons that are running...

TheBadMan‎, 04-15-2010 08:15 AM
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Where Have all the Body Beautifuls Gone?

I am a child of the 80's (And thank goodness not the 60's...). My wonder years were Reagan, Billy Ball, Van Hagar, button down collars with 501 jeans and penny loafers, the Evil Empire. At the age of 14 I received my first weight set and bench. I used it daily, sometimes twice a day, which might...

ZiegMeister‎, 06-01-2008 09:41 AM
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The 3 Principles of Gaining Muscle Mass

Ok, I've posted this a lot on the "Post Your Pictures" forum, so I thought I'd make it permanent here: :) Due to the complexity of muscle tissue, it often takes years to develop quality muscle mass. The key is to be consistent and be aware of the following principles: Bodybuilding & body...

Abdominator‎, 12-07-2003 12:33 PM
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my story of why I train.

Hey everyone, Just writing this for my self more then anyone else.Kinda my story how I got into lifting. Im 21 years old and training and being in the gym is my life right along with work. I moved to Vancouver BC, Canada about 10 months ago . I lived in a place I hated and worked a ****ty job...

DFA‎, 10-13-2007 01:13 PM
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Lightbulb Why understanding your diet is so important to successful weight loss

The reason is very simple, the person that controls they nutritional intake and exercises a certain way will burn more fat. Here is an example Mr. Smith is 5’6 tall, 202, male, 31 years old He exercises about an hour a day, 5 days a week weight training and does not do any cardio. The weight...

TIhealthandfitn‎, 08-01-2015 02:32 PM
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Are you a gym idiot? part 2

The old one hit 10,000 replies, which is where they start slowing the site down. This is the new one link to the old one

ctgblue‎, 07-11-2014 10:47 AM
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What I Have Learned In My First Year of Lifting

Well, to say I've been lifting for a full year is a bit premature, but it's fairly close. For someone who has been involved in sports his whole life, I didn't start serious weightlifting until around the beginning of my junior year in high school, and I'm about to start my senior year. In that...

Burnham24‎, 06-30-2015 07:29 AM
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Determining Sufficient Protein Intake

The main goal of bodybuilding is to improve one's physique and the two main ways to do that are to reduce bodyfat and increase muscularity. Muscle tissue is built out of proteins, which are turn assembled from amino acids, so getting the right mix and getting enough intake at the right times can...

blue9steel‎, 07-16-2015 05:19 PM
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