Tag: bodybuilding

The Sweet Lies the Fitness Industry Sells

I am going to be frank and upfront with you. The fitness industry from YouTube fitness personality A to supplement store Z is lying to you about staying a natty lifter. No full body compound-based program will make you as massive, muscular or lean as a steroid user. Here’s why. Steroids vs Being Natty 1.

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Common Ingredients in Over the Counter Supplements & How to Make Your Own

You do not need to go to GNC buy $200-300 worth or more supplements sold by needle warriors and athletes that probably don’t even use it. Here I’m going to discuss these things you can buy on Amazon, bulk stores, or sometimes even generic grocery stores and make your own pre workout, post workout, etc.

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Steroids & SARMs Cheat Sheet

These are posted purely for educational purposes and harm reduction. In certain countries or jurisdictions SARMs or steroids are illegal. In context of drug tested competitions they are banned. I’ve decided to post them for informational and academic purposes only. Do not replicate or emulate this information.

Building The Beast (Free PDF ebook)

Building the Beast. Topics include bodybuilding, building strength, fat loss, bulking, supplements and example routines. All in a short and concise no nonsense manner. CLICK ME TO DOWNLOAD

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Hypertrophy Specific Training

The principles of HST or hypertrophy specific training are fairly simple. First of all I do not recommend this routine if you are not an intermediate or advanced lifter. For most people this means having a 135 lbs overhead press, 405 lbs deadlift, 315 lbs squat and 225 lbs bench press for 1 rep. Directions

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Weights & Calisthenics Program

This routine is to combine lifting and calisthenics into one. It is one way of doing it and how I like to divide it up. You can be advanced at calisthenics but novice at weightlifting or vice versa. Notes on core work(abs) and conditioning: You can do conditioning after or before the workout I recommend

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5/3/1 Upper/Lower Split for Strength & Mass

Quick & Dirty Summary on 5/3/1 5/3/1 was originally created by Jim Wendler The load you will be lifting on the big four (and when I say big four I mean the overhead press, bench press, squat and deadlift) will be based off of 90% of your 1 rep max (1RM). One cycle of 5/3/1

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Iron Addicts “My Top 10 Lifting Routines”

Someone asked me the other day that even though I trained people so many different ways I must have a favorite way to train. And I told them that I do have a favorite way to train myself, but not a favorite way to train everyone because everyone is quite different and there truly is

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Iron Addict’s Simple Power Based Routine

Here is a routine a LARGE percentage of the lifters here could make great gains doing. Monday Squat or box squat 2-3 x 5Glute/Ham Raises or pullthroughs 3 x 10Bent Row or Chest Supported row 4 x 6Barbell or Dumbbell Curl 3 x 8Calf Raises 3 x 15 Wednesday Bench Press or low board press

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Upper/Lower Split Powerbuilding Routine for Intermediate Lifers

This routine is for someone who has finished doing a 5×5 or Starting Strength style routine after 6 months and either has stopped progressing or wants to try a new routine. This routine is good for building both strength and mass. Monday – Lower Strength-focus Squat 3 x 4-6Deadlift 3 x 3-5Leg Press 3 x

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