Video: Lifting straps explained

As I explain in the introduction to the video, it seems nobody really understands how to use lifting straps correctly.  If you search around you’ll certainly be inundated with opinions on why straps are good, bad, or downright evil – but we’re going to completely sidestep that discussion for now.  This video assumes you’ve found some reason why you want...
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Is your ‘routine’ hurting you?

I’ve mentioned before my semi-masochistic tendency to frequent the Bodybuilding.com forums.  Here’s something you see all the time – people asking for critiques of their workout routine.  Here’s a direct cut-and-paste of one poster’s routine: I Squats heavy Bench press BB heavy Cabel crossover Incline Bench BB DB Pullover DB flies II Cardio III Calves sitting Calves Standing DB shoulder...
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HIIT it hard!

If you’ve competed – or thought about it – before, you probably know about or have at least heard of HIIT.  High-Intensity Interval Training is an exercise format that gets you working with a significantly higher heart rate.  Combined with a correctly devised and timed diet, this can be a fantastic way to get in to shape or shed those...
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