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How Long Does Pre-Workout Last?: Your Complete Guide

“How long does pre-workout last?” “Wouldn’t drinking soda or coffee give me the same boost in energy?” “What does pre-workout do, and is it really worth it?” As pre-workout drinks and meals increase in popularity, questions like these are becoming more and more common. If you’ve ever found yourself asking any of these things, read […]

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What Is the Best Pre-Workout for Powerlifters? Complete Run Down for 2019

You’re not an average weight lifter. You don’t just lift weights to gain a sleek, muscular physique. You’re a powerlifter and you do it for the sport.  You have three tries to get it right or else you lose.  And, because you aren’t your run-of-the-mill gym rat, you’re probably curious as to which pre-workout would […]

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Strengthen Up! 11 Essential Powerlifting Exercises

If you’re trying to do right by your quality of life, you need to realize that it is all holistic. For example, you’ll need to get your health in order so that you can have more energy and overall wellness each day.  In this regard, looking into bodybuilding can be one of the best steps […]

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How to Get a Stronger, Bigger Chest with the Incline Bench Press

Activities like pushing a grocery cart or throwing a ball require strong chest muscles. Here’s how to get a stronger, bigger chest with the incline bench press. Whether you want to get big like Arnie back in the day, or just want to make your chest stronger to give you confidence ahead of beach season, […]

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The Bench Press: A Guide to Muscle Groups Used, Form, & Benefits

A Bench Press Exercise Guide: Major Muscle Groups Used, Form, and Benefits Globally, one in four adults does not get as much exercise as they need. Are you interested in starting an exercise routine? Would you like to get into powerlifting or strength training, specifically? No matter what your fitness goals are, the bench press is a […]

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The Body Benefits of the Sumo Deadlift: Glutes, Hamstrings, and Quadriceps

As people age, their muscle mass tends to decrease. Men tend to lose their muscle mass faster than women as they get older. There are those who are determined to keep their muscles strong and grow their muscle mass. The sumo deadlift is a great way for them to do it. This movement offers many […]

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Form, Benefits, and Muscles Worked: The Close Grip Bench Press

When you first start going to the gym, you focus on building your chest and arms. But what if there was a shortcut to building your strength and muscle? Enter the close grip bench press (aka the close grip barbell bench press). Sure, a regular bench press is great. But the triceps are more active during a close grip bench press than […]

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