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3 Simple Ways to Overcome a Weight Loss Plateau

3 Simple Ways to Overcome a Weight Loss Plateau

The Squad May 23, 2014

Everyone has been there. You are in the first few months of training hard and eating well, and the weight is melting off. After a while, you may notice your progress start to taper

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Get your skin paper thin with Thiomucase

Get your skin paper thin with Thiomucase

The Squad March 30, 2014

While backstage at my first competition, I saw a competitor putting on a lotion other than the normal oils bodybuilders put on before going on stage.  I thought it was odd.  But later, when

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Understanding How Your Muscles Create and Use Energy

Understanding How Your Muscles Create and Use Energy

Eric March 16, 2011

Understanding how your body creates and uses energy is critical to understanding how to most effectively workout to see results through both building muscle and also burning fat. Your body uses a substance called

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10 Tips to a Tighter Waist

10 Tips to a Tighter Waist

Eric February 23, 2011

If you’re like every other fitness enthusiast, you view the abdominal muscles as the pinnacle of a hot body.  Many can have a chiseled chest, python biceps, a wide back, and/or tree trunk thighs,

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Utilize the Bosu Ball for an Incredible Ab Workout

Utilize the Bosu Ball for an Incredible Ab Workout

Eric January 14, 2011

If you’ve seen that odd looking blue ball thing in the corner of your gym and don’t know what it is, you’re seriously missing out.  It’s called a Bosu Ball, and it’s incredible! Next

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How Important Is Getting Enough Sleep to Muscle Building

How Important Is Getting Enough Sleep to Muscle Building

Eric December 6, 2010

Overview Muscles are made out of long, contracting fibers wrapped into large sheaths. Building muscle, also known as hypertrophy, demands that these fibers be stressed by exercise, followed by long periods of rest. Sleep can

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Q&A: How to Burn Fat and Pre-workout Supplements

Q&A: How to Burn Fat and Pre-workout Supplements

Eric December 2, 2010

Q: I am trying to burn off my fat and gain muscle Mass but running and lifting does not seem to work. What would you do? Brad – Submitted online A: Brad I’m curious

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Q&A: Food Cheat Days and Stomach Pooch

Q&A: Food Cheat Days and Stomach Pooch

Eric October 21, 2010

Q: I am on a quest to get the hard “bread roll” abs you guys talk about. I do a lot of intense routines, try to mix up my exercises all the time and have added

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Q&A: Building Muscle & Burning Fat at the Same Time

Q&A: Building Muscle & Burning Fat at the Same Time

Eric October 14, 2010

This weeks questions are very related, but I’m going to answer them separately anyway.  They both have to do with building muscle WHILE burning fat, but are a little different.  Keep your questions coming

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