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Guy is trying to demonstrate that overtraining exists!

There is a lot of debate on one training myth that can or won't affect your workout progress; It's about overtraining! Yeah, what do you think, does overtraining really exist or not? I personally think that overtraining isn't a real thing (it's all about the amount and quality of the food that you eat) but this guy really seems to know how to prove a point.     He clearly demonstrates his statement that overtraining exists by using simple examples from day to day gym experienc...

More than 7 things you should stop doing at the gym as a girl!

All those gym girls which you constantly see at the gym, aren't even in the same page with weightlifting when it comes to training knowledge and some of them, eventually destroy their bodies and health with useless overtraining, bad eating habits and other things which you shouldn't do at the gym! Are you ready for an amusing and interesting video from the Muscle Prodigy, which shows the things that girls are doing wrong at the gym? First of all, don't wear make up at the gym! Ditch the...

Is 50 Cent anorexic? Is he starving?

Curtis James Jackson III aka 50 Cent was born in Queens on 6 July 1975 nicknamed Interscope, Fiddy, Boo Boo with a height of 6' (1.83 m). 50 Cent is a great rapper and actor that managed to impress with his big muscle body as much as with his lyrics and rhymes. After drug dealing 50 Cent got help from Eminem (Slim Shady) to promote his album and it was a hit, as well as his following movies. But now everything has changed for the well developed physique with greatly shaped muscles of 50 Cent b...

How to Bench Tips and Common Mistakes

If you don`t know how to bench properly and in order to correct your eventual common mistakes to improve muscle growth please read carefully this "How to bench tips and Common Mistakes" post. Lack of over-all body tightness is one of the mistakes Keep the bar in line with the wrist and elbows (tip) Don’t push the bar off you. Push yourself away from the bar to bench better and grow muscle faster Tighten your back (good how to bench tip, isn`t it? :D) Get your upper back and core stren...

Ups `n Downs in Bodybuilding Part 1

My passion for bodybuilding started really as a cliche if i can say, after i saw an Arnold Schwarzenegger movie " The Terminator". When i saw the movie i was 14 years old and didn`t know anything about this world of bodybuilding and how to build muscles, i just thought that Arnold was born with those huge muscles. After i saw it i went to my parents and told them: "I want those muscles" and they said something like: "Ooh no, they are so ugly and grotesque" but i knew the fact that Arnold`s bo...

Jargon Used In Bodybuilding

Steroids: 1.Cycle: A period of steroid use often 8 or more weeks in length, followed by a similar period of disuse. 2.Pyramiding: This is when users build up to their heaviest dose on a cycle. Though prevalent in the early days of steroid use, this method was found unnecessary and is virtually no longer practiced. 3.Stacking: The process of combining drugs, or using more than one drug within a cycle. 4.Tapering: This is the opposite of Pyramiding. Users begin with their highest dose and ...

Hardgainers

What is a "hardgainer"?A Hardgainer is a genetically-typical person (if there is such a thing).He/she is born with no special genetic 'gifts' which enable them to pack on muscle mass quickly. Such people cannot gain lots of strength using VOLUME training, but a hardgainer can make impressive gains using less frequent workouts with considerably less volume (see topic Supersets).Estimates of the percentage of the population who are "hardgainers" range from 60% to 95% (Steve Holman "The Home Gym Ha...