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    How to force your calves into growth?

    Calves are definitely the most unpopular muscle group. When did you see someone with massive, ripped calves last time? Probably long time ago. And that’s not surprising when you analyze volume and exercises that people do for calves. Every muscle group needs different amount of volume and intensity, but generally, you must do at least 3 exercises with at least 3 intense sets in each, for good results. And train the muscle group at least once a week. That includes

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    Several tricks to overcome plateaus.

    Plateaus are common in bodybuilding and you will face one sooner or later (if you haven’t yet). But you shouldn’t worry, there are always few different ways to deal with plateaus and continue to grow. In this article we will talk only about training plateaus – which means problems in your training, and training only. In some cases people just don’t realize that they’ve grown on 5 kilograms in the last months and they must improve their diet and consume

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    3 Coolest Natural Bodybuilders

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    World of professional bodybuilding is filled with guys who (ab)use sports enhancement drugs. And unfortunately, a lot of amateur bodybuilders get sucked in, to compete against testosterone junkies. But it doesn’t have to be that way. If you want to have a body that will last all your life and want to live longer, it might be a good idea to do only natural bodybuilding. People always argue about “natural bodybuilding” term. Some say it’s bodybuilding without any sports supplements,

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    Bulking up vs gaining muscle and losing fat at the same time.

    A lot of people believe that the only way to get muscular is to bulk up and eat a LOT of food daily, and when they finally hit their weight goal, they can begin “cutting phase” and lose all that fat to look vascular and ripped. I suppose that came from watching professional bodybuilders, who have “off-season” periods when they are bulky and bloated, and contest periods, when they are shredded to the bone. But many don’t understand that they

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    3 Triceps Exercises for explosive growth

    There are more than 70 triceps exercises out there (according to bodybuilding.com), if we count every single variation, but which ones make your triceps grow like crazy? We’ve carefully chosen the best 3 that will help anyone on their quest to huge triceps. 1) Triceps dips What a surprise, you might say. However, there are few simple things you must know to get full benefits from this wonderful exercise. First of all, you must warm up really well, especially your

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    How much should you eat as a bodybuilder?

    Eating lots and lots of food is mandatory for determined bodybuilders. Because if don’t consume enough calories – you can’t grow. And if you have a caloric deficit, you will lose weight and your muscle. And of course you can’t consume any calories. Quality always comes first. No junk food, sugars or processed foods. But we will not talk about healthy diet principles in this article, instead we will find out how much should you eat, to get optimal strength

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    Simple routines for a wider and thicker back.

    Our back muscles take up to 30% of total muscle mass and your entire body. It’s the second source of power and mass just after leg muscles. So it would be foolish to ignore back training. It’s also an incredibly complex structure. Besides obvious muscle groups like lats (latissimus dorsi), spinal erectors and traps (trapezius) back has a whole load of smaller muscles like supraspinatus, longissimus dorsi, infraspinatus, rhomboids major and minor, spinalis dorsi… And that’s not even near the

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    Supplements you should NOT take. Part 2.

    In the previous part – “Supplements you should NOT take. Part 1.”, we looked at the 2 of the most popular supplements on the bodybuilding market – glutamine and weight gainers. Now let’s analyze some of the less known things, and save you even more money and health. Testosterone Boosters. There is a great variety of these supplements on the market. “Tribulus Terrestris” is usually the main ingredient in these. Some are pure, some contain a whole bunch of other

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    Supplements you should NOT take. Part1.

    We’ve been talking a lot about supplements, specifically, the ones you should take and the ones that are the best in their category (amino acids, protein) . But there are supplements that are plain useless and some are even dangerous. What about those? In this article you will discover supplements, which should be avoided and what are the reasons for that. Overview will be divided in 2 parts, so make sure you’ve seen both! Glutamine. Surprised? Don’t be. It’s one

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    Top 3 BCAA Powders

    As discussed in previous article (3 Most important supplements), BCAA’s are a great supplement for building muscle, preventing muscle breakdown and gaining that vital energy for your hard training. Milos Sarcev, IFBB bodybuilder and one of the most sought after bodybuilding trainers praises value of BCAA’s. He says that they are much better than any protein powders, because they are pure – there are no fats, no flavors, and no carbohydrates. All of which makes BCAA’s perfect not only for

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