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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 […]

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dead lift

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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how much does a leg press machine's sled weigh

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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how much does a trap bar weigh?

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 wraps vs knee sleeves

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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How to get a jiggly ass

How To Get A Jiggly Butt; Exercises for Firm and Round Buttocks

What do celebrities like Beyonce, Kim Kardashian, J-Lo and Nicky Minaj have in common. Here’s a hint, it ain’t talent, except for Beyonce who can actually sing 🙂 It’s their derrieres that drive the men crazy.While most women with good looking butts can thank genetics, or surgery in the case of Nicky Minaj…it is still […]

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