Getting Swole at Home – The Must Have Equipment for a Home Gym

7133869667_9cc143b7ca_zWe all have our excuses when it comes to not going to the gym – the membership is too expensive, it’s too far, I don’t want to lug my gym bag to work and many, MANY more. The solution to avoiding these excuses is to create a workout space in your home. Not only will you no longer have to carry your stinky workout gear around with you, but the convenience, privacy and not needing to wait for that one person who always seems to be on your machine is so worth it. Even better, depending on your budget, it can be done in a relatively small space for a lot less money than you’d think. Here are the top five in home gym equipment to get you started.

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Great Protein Sources for Vegetarians

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Regardless of our sex, age, religion, background and all the other categories we might (not) fit into, one thing we all have in common is an attempt to stay as healthy as possible. Being a vegetarian and a vegan means having to face more challenges when it comes to staying fit and healthy. One of the questions vegan athletes often face would be: ‘where do you get your protein?’ as if people forgot that plants produce proteins too. It is difficult to place kale and broccoli on the same shelf with meat and eggs, but read on and find out more about ‘green protein’ and where to find them.

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Going Organic with Your Protein Supplement


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Using raw organic protein in your everyday diet is an excellent choice for building muscle, and it is better to use unprocessed and raw ingredients as you get more nutritional value out of it; furthermore, it is better to prepare your own mixture at home with raw ingredients. Also, it is a popular choice among vegans and vegetarians. Usually these proteins are from natural resources and the proteins are safe to be used by almost anyone, even those sensitive to gluten.

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Here’s the best muscle building product ever! Hilarious teleshopping parody

teleshopping-gym-equipment-parodyMost of the beginners or gym newbies are constantly wondering what’s the perfect piece of gym equipment that can help them build big muscles in no time and the answer is so simple!!! Anything can be used to get a somewhat bodybuilder body and you can see this from the next funny teleshopping commercial fooor, THE WALKER !

Yes, of course, any household object can be used to grow in strength and obtain muscle mass, you just got to eat and sleep. When you choose the best homemade gym equipment, you just got to be able to try different things with it.

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How to train traps and back muscles in the same time for maximum growth

train-traps-and-back-in-the-same-timeA lot of people tend to neglect some of the smaller muscle groups from the body such as calves, forearms and traps but here’s how to double your traps in no time just by training your back muscles.

If you’re lacking on traps don’t worry ’cause everything has a solution!

In order to increase the muscle size in traps, you usually gotta’ go heavy with the weights and double the amount of time spent for training them separately but with today’s top training tip, I guess you’re wondering how to train traps and back in the same time and the answer is pretty easy:

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Gang Starr – Moment Of Truth

Gang Starr are other masters of rap music who made great songs for workout and the “moment of truth” is one of them too! Great tunes will always motivate you along your journey to get big muscles or to overcome a lot of other obstacles.

The lyrics from Gang Starr’s great workout song are quite good for the bodybuilding scene:

They say it’s lonely at the top, in whatever you do
You always gotta watch motherf%^kers around you
Nobody’s invincible, no plan is foolproof
We all must meet our moment of truth

Yeah, the lyrics have a lot of truth in them, every Mr. Olympia gets overthrown, any kind of success in bodybuilding has an ending and that’s why you must profit as much as you can from that bodybuilder body on which you’ve worked for years and years!

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How to curl a 170 lb barbell like a boss!

how-to-curl-more-than-everIf you’re curious how to quickly beat a weight lifting record in any possible way if you can’t do it with your own physical strength, then you must try building your own exoskeleton like the one from the next video which was inspired from Elysium, the movie.

There are so many interesting videos on youtube and this is one of them; The guy already had some strength and some muscle mass but the true power came from the homemade exoskeleton which just made him look like he was playing around with the 170 lb barbell!

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Here’s what the 68 year old Sylvester Stallone does with his body!

Believe it or not, most of the old school action movie actors like Jean Claude Van Damme, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren, Chuck Norris etc. , have grown old and most of them are still in great shape.

Sylvester Stallone at the hospital after doing stunts for a fight scene

Sylvester Stallone at the hospital after doing stunts for a fight scene

Sylvester Stallone is 68 years old and he still keeps a shredded body with big muscles as you can see from his new movies like The Expendables, movies where he’s got fighting skills, big arms and imposing presence.

Next, you’ll see a great behind the scenes video where Sylvester Stallone is fighting with Steve Austin in an almost literal way.

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All about Generation Iron – A Pumping Iron copycat which focuses on the constant struggle of the nowadays bodybuilders

bodybuilding-must-watch-movieLet’s talk about the new bodybuilding movie called Generation Iron. This movie is trying to be a Pumping Iron copycat where the focus sits on the backstages of the bodybuilding world, the unseen things from bodybuilding and the real struggle of each competitive bodybuilder in order to win the greatest prize of all.. the title of Mr. Olympia!

This bodybuilding competition is like the Holy Grail of bodybuilding and if you win it, it automatically brings you, besides the $1.000.000 prize, sponsors which are usually represented by huge supplement companies that will pay you tons of cash just to be the image of the company.

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Rammstein – Ich Tu Dir Weh

It’s time for a great workout song from Rammstein, the german rock band which can get you in the mood for anything!

All of the songs for workout are good to be kept in order and somewhere where you will always find them because there are some times in life when you can’t train that hardcore at the gym to get big muscles and they will definitely help!

You gotta love training to Rammstein’s music, I mean the lead singer is obviously into weightlifting too! :D

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