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Bodybuilding 101 Video 10 : Timing Considerations

Bodybuilding 101 Video 10 : Timing Considerations

Thank you for the feedback and comments for the Bodybuilding 101 video series!  It’s been awesome to hear others have found value in them.  The goal of this online seminar has been to provide information to people who are interested or starting on their journey to competing in a physique competition or just looking to learn […]

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Bodybuilding 101 Video Series: 9 Contest Budgeting

Bodybuilding 101 Video Series: 9 Contest Budgeting

Thank you for the feedback and comments for the Bodybuilding 101 video series!  It’s been awesome to hear others have found value in them.  The goal of this online seminar has been to provide information to people who are interested or starting on their journey to competing in a physique competition or just looking to learn […]

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Tickets officially on sale for the 24th Annual NANBF Natural Iowa

Tickets officially on sale for the 24th Annual NANBF Natural Iowa

Tickets available Tickets are officially on sale for the 24th annual NANBF Natural Iowa!  Click on the link below to buy tickets in advance so you don’t have to wait in lines at the day of the competition. Click link below: Buy Tickets In Advance They are also available at the Hoyt Sherman box office […]

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Bodybuilding 101 video 4: Acceleration Factors for Contest Prep

Thank you for the feedback and comments for the Bodybuilding 101 video series!  It’s been awesome to hear others have found value in them.  The goal of this online seminar has been to provide information to people who’re interested or starting on their journey to competing in a physique competition or just looking to learn […]

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One Arm Rows – Bodybuilding

One Arm Rows – Bodybuilding Train your body in the right way as it says in the following steps and you will have muscle gain as you expect. This exercise can be done by anyone, it might as well be a beginner. Main muscles worked “Middle back” and secondary “Biceps, Lats, Shoulders” EXERCISE INSTRUCTIONS Follow […]

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Getting it Done

There’s no question that we are all pressed for time. We have many daily, weekly and monthly obligations that are set in our schedule. Often, for those of you reading this, included in these tasks is a training session. In fact, it is very likely you have both a lifting and a cardio session programmed […]

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Getting Less Done With Multitasking

Getting less done with multitasking I have a confession to make; I am a recovering multi-taker. “But Irwin, that is a good thing, why are you saying sorry for that??” you say. Read on, what I am about to explain is that trying to do more with less is actually doing less. Production addiction At […]

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The most important factor “Consistency”

In this modern day era of key words and SEO, it seems that there is a plethora of buzzwords that are used to define success. Examples include: intensity, power, explosive, fast, transformation, motivation, etc. However, the one word that I think overrides all of these is: CONSISTENCY. What??? But there is nothing amazing or jaw […]

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Defining “Make Every day Count”

Over the last 10 years or so, my mantra has been: “Make Everyday Count”. While I never say it flippantly I do sometimes wonder if the importance of these words is only taken at face value and the deeper meaning is missed. Therefore, I am offering this article to dive deeper into this phrase and […]

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Getting a Spot at The Gym – Dangerous or Misguided?

Recently, there was an article in the Wall Street Journal that was claiming that the only individuals who should be asked to provide a spot are the trainers on hand (see full article here) After reading this, I was motivated to write not about HOW to spot, but rather, the LOGIC behind a spot. First, […]

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