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Combining Cardio with Weightlifting – Is it a good idea?

Who says resistance training and cardio exercises don’t go together? Contrary to what you may have heard on social media or from your friendly neighborhood “bro” scientist, incorporating cardio exercises to supplement your existing resistance training program makes for a quick and efficient workout. You don’t even have to overhaul your existing workout completely – all you […]

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Why Should You Do Ab Workouts With Dumbbells

Why Should You Do Ab Workouts With Dumbbells?

It’s officially summertime, and some of us are trying everything and anything to get our bodies beach-ready. The perfect beach body is incomplete without abs of steel, but your ab workout could be missing something. If you find yourself working extra hard to get that six pack, you may want to explore the benefits of […]

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How To Get Stronger At Pull-Ups?

Are you looking to get stronger fast? Are you at a stand still with your gains? Do you feel like you’ve hit a brick wall and need to change things up with your workouts? Let me show you why do pull-ups make you stronger? and are hands down one of the best exercises to build […]

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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

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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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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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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