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Should you Squat and Deadlift on the same day?

Squat and deadlift are hands down the biggest and hardest exercises you can do. So, naturally, the question comes up should you squat and deadlift on the same day. Well, the answer is a bit complex, it depends on several factors. In short, you can squat and deadlift on the same day. You won’t be at maximum […]

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Does fasting affect your lifting? – Fasted lifting examined

Will intermittent fasting reverse the muscle gains, and is fasted lifting really a thing? How can we incorporate intermittent fasting and lifting based on our goals? Fasting gained popularity as a last resort to intensively lose fat over the short time period. It’s no coincidence that intermittent fasting is one of the most popular diets […]

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Barbell Weight

How much does a Standard and Olympic Barbell weigh?

Weightlifting comes with a lot of benefits and personal satisfaction; the biggest one is probably setting the new personal record and all the bragging rights that come with it. But, there’s one problem; most of the time you can’t be sure how much exactly weight did you lift. You can be sure in the weight of the […]

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Athlean-X Review – Is Jeff’s program really worth it?

There’s probably just a tiny fraction of people interested in fitness who don’t know who Jeff Cavaliere is. We all saw numerous videos of Jeff giving pro tips absolutely for free. And he spends a lot of time making those YouTube videos with his trusty colleague Jesse, just to bring his Athlean-X program to people’s attention. Athlean-X […]

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How much does the sled of a leg press machine weigh?

Curious about the starting weight of a leg press machine, before you start to stack the plates? So was I. It is hella’ annoying that each leg press machine has a different starting weight, and it makes it very difficult to track how much weight you are able to lift. So for those looking for a […]

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Your Ultimate Guide to Occlusion Training via Blood Flow Restriction

If you want to know if Occlusion training, otherwise known as blood flow restriction training, can help you build muscle faster, then you’ve come to the right place. Blood flow restriction training is a bit of a hot topic in the bodybuilding community. Along with it sounding scientific, some are saying introducing blood flow restricting bands […]

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How much does a trap bar weigh? And how to do hex bar deadlifts!

I remember the good ol’days when a barbell was your only choice for squats deadlift and bench. How things have changed, google anything fitness related and you will find rigorous strength training courses, be inundated with dietary advice and receive a generous helping of “bro-science.” Well, it turns out that some of the shiny new […]

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Knee Sleeves vs Knee Wraps – What should you use?

Why should you fuss over expensive accessories — knee sleeves, knee braces, knee wraps — for such a small part of your body.  That little cap that connects a very long portion of your body deserves some tender love and care as it does lots of hard work for you in the gym. Knee problems […]

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The Best Knee Sleeves For Running, Weightlifting and CrossFit

If you’re a fan of running, weightlifting, crossfit or pretty much any other activity that puts strain on your knees, then I have news for you.Damage to the cartilage or tendants in your knee is forever. Yes, you may recover, but your knee will never be the same again. Speak to anyone who has had […]

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Best Ankle Braces

Best Ankle Braces for Running, Basketball or Volleyball Sprains

Among the most common — and most debilitating and nagging — kinds of injuries anybody has to deal with are those involving the ankle. If you’re searching for an ankle brace you probably know this already. When it’s sprained, twisted, or just banged up, chances are it hurts like hell. A year ago I sprained my […]

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