Tag Archives: Bodybuilding

GTS Tip: Band Pull-apart Tweaks to Fry Your Rear Delts

If you look at most gym bros who love to bench press you’ll notice one thing, imbalance. Most of these bros have anterior delts and pecs that overpower their neglected rear delts. This imbalance can lead to wrecked shoulders over time. The band pull-apart is a great exercise for any …

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Why You Should Reconsider Your Body-Part Split

It is a well known fact that in most big box gyms Monday is International Chest Day. From there a lot of bros, and ladies as well, assign specific body parts to train for each of the following days. A typical week on a body-part split may look as such: …

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Why I DON’T Program the Leg Press

The leg press, an exercise that is often hotly debated, is the topic for today. Bodybuilders adore it. While the functional fitness side of the coin despises it. I would say I have a tendency to fall in line with the functional fitness folks on this topic. I don’t use …

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5 Workout Schemes for Building Muscle

When we first start working out 3 sets of 10 can provide us with enough progress especially when building muscle. The problem is our bodies are really good at adapting to stress and eventually that stress is not enough to spark progress. We have to find new ways to overload …

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Squat Progression: Teach Yourself to Squat

The squat is as functional an exercise that you can find. From sitting down on the toilet to jumping, the squat is found everywhere. The squat is a fundamental movement pattern that comes before walking. As babies we are able to squat with ease, but as adults?? Not so much. …

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Gun Show 2.0: The Triceps

Biceps get all the press. They are the “pretty boy” of the arm muscles. I would categorize them in the show muscles because their size and strength aren’t terribly important to performance. The bigger, tougher brother of the biceps get the job done. Powerful triceps not only get the job …

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The Weight Loss Secret

It’s actually quite simple…it’s two words and it has been something that has been sitting right in front of your face your whole life! HARD WORK! Today people want the quick fix. Everyone is so impatient and they want results yesterday. Well I hate to burst your bubble but nothing …

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