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Muscle Podcasts Worth Listening To!

Our TOP 5 Muscle Podcasts You Should Check Out! 

#1 Muscle Expert Podcast by Ben Pakulski. Ben is a IFBB pro bodybuilder who has combined holistic and unique approach to the sport.

#2 MindPump Podcast, has been described as Howard Stern meets fitness. It is sometimes raw, sometimes shocking and is always entertaining and informative.

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January 2018: New Year, New You, New Fitness Routine.

Post by: Margherita Di Bari – IFBB Fitness Pro

I think it’s great so many people choose to start their year strong with the commitment to their health and fitness. After all, consistently training improves not only your physical body, but your entire mindset and quality of life. If you’re looking to upgrade, find an avenue of fitness that works for you and go with it!

January is a perfect time to test the waters – different classes, methods, different gyms – with all the new year trials and specials going on, it’s the perfect opportunity to find what works for you.

When it comes to making the decision, I find there is one important factor that tends to get overlooked in the beginning, but makes all the difference in the end:

Make sure your gym has as much heart as you do.

This realization hit me hard when I was training for my Canadian Nationals fitness competition in 2016, just before I won my IFBB Pro Card.

Training out of Torque Barbell Club, I was on the stair master for my 3rd cardio session of the day; wrapping up a 2 hour workout and finishing my training for my fitness routine choreography. Needless to say, it was one of those times I climbed up on the stairs and thought to myself, “how the hell am I going to finish this”? Read More

Accepting Your Training Responsibility

Yesterday I was training legs at torque, getting in the zone with my Sumo Squats when Dan passed by and complimented my depth and form. Big compliment coming from the king of powerlifting! We got on the subject of people getting low enough on their squats, and how there are few people that do. Which got me thinking, how couldn’t people be getting low on their squats, aren’t you feeling for depth in every rep?

The answer is no. Some people are not feeling for depth, or much of anything at all. There is an absence of one’s own connection to the movement; there is no mind-muscle Read More

4 Reasons why you’re not losing fat (and what to do about it) Part 2

4 Reasons why you’re not losing fat (and what to do about it) Part 2

by Klaudius Petrulis

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If you missed part 1, click here to read it first.

We’ve gotten through the first two reasons, Sleep and Hormones. Let’s not waste any time and get through the final 2 reasons why that fat isn’t coming off as well as we’d like!

Reason 3 – Movement/Exercise

Have you ever seen a fat mailman? I think we all have. These guys walk roughly 25 miles a day, so why is it that they don’t look like they ever get off of the couch? The Read More

4 Reasons why you’re not losing fat (and what to do about it) Part 1

4 Reasons why you’re not losing fat (and what to do about it) Part 1 of 2

By Klaudius Petrulis

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We’ve all experienced it, that bit of pudge that just won’t go away. Maybe it’s on your upper arms, perhaps your stomach, or your thighs.

The first question you should ask yourself is: “Do I want to get rid of this fat?” – If you answered yes, keep reading. I’ll be explaining the 4 most common reasons people don’t lose fat, and what steps to take to help you get rid of those unwanted fat deposits.

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