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BODYBUILDING 101 VIDEO 8: Critical Aspect of Reverse Dieting After the Contest

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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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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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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Training Tip: Motivation

Training Tip: Motivation

Often the question and topic of motivation comes up.  Usually it stems from “I’m losing motivation” or “trying to get motivated”.  Both of these are misguided and really the wrong question to the wrong person.  In fact, they shouldn’t be directed to anyone else other than yourself. Motivation needs to come from within, not from […]

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