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Hack Squat vs Squat

Hack Squats Vs Normal Squats – Which should you be doing?

The Squat is one of the three exercises in the strength sport of powerlifting, beside deadlifts and benchpress, mainly strengthening your leg and buttock muscles. And Hack Squat and Squat are two of the most effective variations of it. There are many controversial opinions between professionals as well as gymers about which one is more beneficial. Unfortunately, […]

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Kinobody Workout Review – Will it make you a superhero?

If you are a real fitness enthusiast, you have surely heard of Kinobody, a workout and nutrition program founded by Greg O’Gallagher. In case you don’t know much about it, this program is a series of fitness routines for both men and women, each aimed at helping you achieve a strong and aesthetically pleasing body. Sounds familiar? Of […]

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Is it OK to run after leg day? The science behind running after lifting

Is it OK to run after a leg day? The science behind running after lifting

Exercise the Right Way and Achieve the Best ResultsToday, I will focus on whether or not you should run after leg day. It is a common belief that running the day after a leg day, and even running after lifting, will put your muscles under too much strain, but this is not true  ​Many people focus […]

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Tips To Eliminate Lower Back Pain After Deadlifts

Tips To Eliminate Lower Back Pain After Deadlifts

As someone that hits the gym on a regular basis, you are dedicated to achieving your fitness goals. When there is any kind of setback including a sharp lower back pain after deadlifts, it can be frustrating both physically and mentally. One study completed of 486 CrossFit participants determined that out of all the injuries reported […]

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How long does it take to get a tan naturally? And when will it fade?

If you’re living in the northern hemisphere, the chances are that you’re looking forward to the summer after having your body sun-starved by the dark, cold winter.  For many people in Western cultures, tanning is high up in the list of priorities during the warm days as almost everyone wants to have that glowing bronzed skin […]

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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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