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Bodybuilding vs. Aesthetics

Bodybuilding vs. Aesthetics

Take a look at the following physiques.   Do they inspire you? Do you want to become just like them? With all due respect to Markus Rühl and Jay Cutler, most people, even those that go to the gym, are repulsed by them. They may be big and lean, but they’re unattractive, unaesthetic as bodybuilders and artists call it. Before […]

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Title says it all.

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Muscle-Specific Hypertrophy Addendum: Intensity and Fiber-Specific Hypertrophy

Muscle-Specific Hypertrophy Addendum: Intensity and Fiber-Specific Hypertrophy

I received some very good questions about a fundamental axiom underlying my Muscle-Specific Hypertrophy articles, namely that slow twitch fibers have a higher optimum volume for muscle growth than fast twitch fibers. Is that really true? Note to readers: If you already believe this to be true, you can stop reading here, because I won't show you anything new. Although […]

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Post-workout carbs: Are you drinking tons of sugar for no reason?

Post-workout carbs: Are you drinking tons of sugar for no reason?

There are two kinds of people in the fitness industry: those that give you advice and motivate you, so that you will buy their product, and those that give you advice, because you paid them for it. Nah, that’s just the cynic in me talking. Cynicism can be a good thing though: it allows you to be objective. And that’s […]

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