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Gym Etiquette: How to use a dumbell rack

How to Use the Dumbbell Rack Today we are going to talk about a topic that is apparently extremely difficult for many gym goers to grasp.  This topic is something that on the surface sounds very simple and straightforward but somewhere along the line becomes extremely confusing.  The topic is Proper Use of the Dumbbell […]

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No More Plateaus!

Just Say No to Plateaus!   Plateaus suck.  I don’t mean the geological formation, those are actually pretty cool – I am talking about hitting a plateau in progress at the gym!  Everyone hits a plateau at some point on the way to reaching their goals – and it is always frustrating.  The good news […]

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It’s All About the Diet!

  It’s all about the diet! I know I’ve written about it before, and I’m sure I’ll be writing about it again in a few months… It isn’t because I’m senile rather it is because people just DO NOT SEEM TO GET THE POINT!! Progress in your workout plan, whether you are a bodybuilder, a […]

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The Arnold

Who’s going to win The Arnold later today?  Here’s a run down of the men’s bodybuilding competition. The Arnold

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Supplement Reveiw: Juggernaut HP by Infinite Labs

Quick Summary Product: Infinite Labs Juggernaut HP Flavor: Wild Cherry Category: Pre-Workout – Concentrated   Mixability: 5/5 Flavor: 5/5 Effectiveness: 4/5 Value: 5/5 Total: 19/20 The Long Version Unfortunately for me, the local supplement store closed just before the new year, which happened to catch me flat-footed with my supplement stash. So, I decided to […]

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Tutorial: How to Use a Hallway

How to Use a Hallway   This isn’t directly related to fitness, so you’ll have to bear with me.  This is relevant because this tutorial is something that many people at my gym should read, as clearly they do not understand the concept.  Let’s start with this basics.   What is a Hallway?   When […]

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Quit Being Lazy!!

Quit Being So Damn Lazy!   Today’s post is more of a rant and it is inspired by a lot of things that I see on a regular basis, but what really set this in motion was what happened at Costco one Tuesday morning.  I arrived about 10 minutes before the store opened because I […]

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Fitness Tip: Don’t be “That Guy”

Today’s tip is really a just a few pointers on how not to piss off everyone else in the gym while you are working out.  I know I have done a few tips along these lines in the past – but every so often dealing with the batch of jackasses I have to see at […]

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Fitness Tip 11/9/14: Have a Plan!

Today’s tip is something really simple and obvious, yet somehow seems to elude many people when they are new to fitness. That simple advice is: Always have a plan. Going into the gym without a plan is kind of like deciding you are going to take a vacation, packing up your car, and just hoping […]

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Review: Amino Action

Quick Summary Product: Reaction Nutrition Amino-Action Flavor: Tropical Breeze Category: Amino Acid During/Post Workout Mixability: 5/5 Flavor: 5/5 Effectiveness: 4/5 Value: 5/5 Total: 19/20   The Long Version I picked this up the same time as my new pre-workout (Pre-Action Review) This one has a good amino acid ratio of 5:1:1, and also includes glutamine, arginine, […]

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