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December 5, 2017

Best Adjustable Weight Benches

First thing you’ll notice here is that I don’t recommend old-school benches with support arms to hold a barbell for bench pressing. For one, if you’re using this at home, you may not have a spotter and shouldn’t use a barbell. You can bench press with dumbbells for a similar — some say better — […]

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December 5, 2017

Sheik Weight Lifting Gloves

Sheik weight lifting gloves are the best available. Thanks in part to their unique ‘finned’ finger design for easy on and off. These weight lifting gloves are comfortable and durable. I’ve been lifting for more than 50 years now. In the early days, I didn’t wear gloves. I’m not sure they were even around yet. […]

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August 25, 2017

They’re Keeping You Fat & Weak

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Listen up Baby Boomers – you are in deep shit. They’re keeping you fat and weak. Who are “they?” The very institutions you’d expect to help you out of this mess. And they are not coming to your rescue. In fact, they are the ones who profit by keeping you fat and weak.  Old age is here, […]

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June 11, 2017

What Holds Us Back?

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What holds people back from working out? Let’s talk about ourselves for a minute. Baby Boomers. It’s pretty well known that our generation went from the fittest ever to the flabbiest. We’re in worse shape now than our parents were at this age, and our parents didn’t often leave the couch. Only 35% of us […]

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Fastest Way Build Muscle

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Let’s face it, the fastest way to build muscle is to take illegal steroids, spend countless hours in the gym and gorge on humongous amounts of food and protein supplements. We’ll get to the fastest way to build muscle in a sane and natural way in a moment. But first, let’s dispense with the idea of illegal […]

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March 1, 2017

How to Get Motivated to Workout and Stay Motivated

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Feelings, not hard facts, are the key to getting motivated to workout – and even more importantly, they are the key to stay motivated. Knowing how to get motivated to workout is probably more important than the nature of the actual workout. Without motivation, people never start in the first place and without the ability to stay motivated, […]

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