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Eight Ways to Increase Training Intensity

Eight Ways to Increase Training Intensity

Eric October 11, 2010

Regardless of how you train, one thing should remain consistent: intensity. Unless you’re training at a high intensity level, optimum muscular development cannot be accomplished. Keep in mind there’s a fine line between maximum

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Q&A: Fat Burners vs Protein, and Timing For Both

Q&A: Fat Burners vs Protein, and Timing For Both

Eric September 30, 2010

Q: Hi guys!  So I’ve been reading the blog, and really enjoying the info you guys have been putting on there.  Its a great resource and I can’t wait for the new posts.  One question struck

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Ten Tips to Burn Extra Calories

Ten Tips to Burn Extra Calories

Eric September 28, 2010

It’s hard work burning calories!  Being on the stationary bike is exhausting, jogging is grueling, and doing the StairMaster is just downright nasty!  Though all those things are good for your heart health, try

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Nutrition Advice: The Mother of All Energy Drinks: Redline

Nutrition Advice: The Mother of All Energy Drinks: Redline

Eric September 21, 2010

In the recurring Supplements post we’ve talked about an awesome pre-workout drink and a great fat burner. But what kind of an energy drink do I take when I need a pick-me-up? When I’m

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Food Tip: Healthy Snacking Ideas

Food Tip: Healthy Snacking Ideas

Eric September 16, 2010

Snacking between meals is an essential part of maintaining a higher metabolism. If your body goes too long without food, it slips into “starvation mode” and burns calories at a slower rate. Ingesting food

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Nutrition Advice: Eating to Gain Weight, Eating to Lose Weight

Nutrition Advice: Eating to Gain Weight, Eating to Lose Weight

Eric September 14, 2010

  Blame fad diets and gullible people, but there is a lot of misinformation out there about how to gain and lose weight. The Atkins Diet, HCG, any number of other diets that people

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Stabilizing Your Core!

Stabilizing Your Core!

Eric September 6, 2010

When people think of major muscle groups of the body, they frequently think of the legs, the back, or even the chest. Many people seldom think about their core. Your core muscles are basically

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Q&A: Selecting a gym and personal trainer

Q&A: Selecting a gym and personal trainer

Eric September 2, 2010

We got a lot of good questions this week! Be sure to keep them coming! Send your questions, comments, and feedback to us at thehotbodsquad@gmail.com. Q- I haven’t ever stepped foot inside of a gym.

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Nutrition Advice: N.O. Shotgun

Nutrition Advice: N.O. Shotgun

Eric August 30, 2010

Supplements are an important part of your diet. The purpose of a supplement is to fill in where your diet is lacking and use science to further your workouts. Anyone that I’ve talked to

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How To Get 6-Pack Abs

How To Get 6-Pack Abs

Eric August 29, 2010

When people approach me for fitness advice, it usually has something to do with how to get their abs to show and how to get a 6-pack. As a nation, we’re obsessed with abs

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