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Fix Your Metabolism With Weight Training

On May 8, 2015 by Physical Culturist

Bad diet plans can create hormonal obstruction and dysfunction. This is typically caused by eating too few calories for too long, but it can also be caused by the typical junk food diet. This can wreck your metabolism. Here's why and how to fix it.

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Strength Vs. Endurance: Does Exercise Type Matter in the Fight Against Obesity?

On April 30, 2015 by Physical Culturist

Researchers look at which form of exercise — strength, endurance or a combination of both — work best in tandem with diet to reduce weight and change body composition among obese study participants.

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The Complete Guide to Biceps Training

On March 29, 2015 by Physical Culturist

Here are some tips to help increase the size of your biceps!

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Is Cardio Making You Skinny Fat?

On March 9, 2015 by Physical Culturist

There is a false belief that exercise should focus on burning calories, which is followed by the reinforcement from conventional wisdom that endurance training is the best way to stay healthy and fit. Meanwhile, the only thing cardio promotes is the ability to run for a really long time. Aside from creating a physique that’s far from ideal, this is an inferior biomarker for health and longevity.

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Fat Burning Truths And Myths

On March 8, 2015 by Physical Culturist

This article will give you 11 fat loss facts, covering everything from how the body burns energy to when and how to focus on enhanced fat burning so as to optimize body composition.

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5 Ways To Lose Fat While Building Muscle

On February 20, 2015 by Physical Culturist

If you gain fat easily, following the diet and training advice meant to help skinny bastards gain muscle can backfire. Here are five ways that "easy fat gainers" can lose the chub and still build muscle.

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Q&A: Starting Strength Author Mark Rippetoe

On February 11, 2015 by Physical Culturist

Coach Mark Rippetoe talks strength training, functional fitness, and more.

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The Jogging Delusion

On January 20, 2015 by Physical Culturist

Is jogging really the worst thing you can do? Does it have any upsides? Will it really turn you into a chick? If so, what are the alternatives? Let’s dig deeper into this puzzling pastime and clear the air.

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10 Things The Best Athletes Do (That You Don’t)

On January 17, 2015 by Physical Culturist

10 important lessons about training and nutrition that we can all learn from the best athletes!

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The Weider System of Progressive Barbell Exercise

On December 20, 2014 by Physical Culturist

These are the 6 charts from the original Joe Weider course. Enjoy!

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The 4 Dumbest Forms of Cardio

On November 28, 2014 by Physical Culturist

When programmed intelligently, certain forms of cardio can fit into any type of performance or aesthetics-based workout program. Problem is, four of the most popular choices, well, suck. Here are the top four dumbest forms of cardio along with a few smarter, more effective alternatives.

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From Beginner to Badass: 5 Strategies

On November 20, 2014 by Physical Culturist

Here are 5 strategies to take your training to the next level!

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From Fat Ass to Bad Ass

On November 16, 2014 by Physical Culturist

Renowned powerlifter Jim Wendler shares how he transformed himself from fat ass to bad ass. By following these six simple steps, you too can lose weight!

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10 Mistakes Women Make in the Gym

On November 15, 2014 by Physical Culturist

Here are some of the regrettable practices women make all the time at the gym.

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10 Secrets to Building Mass

On November 11, 2014 by Physical Culturist

Dan John shares his guidelines to building muscle mass, fast!

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VIDEO: Training Wisdom From Jim Wendler At BIG Seminar

On November 8, 2014 by Physical Culturist

Jim Wendler is a renowned powerlifter, and is the creator and author of 5/3/1: The Simplest and Most Effective Training Method for Raw Strength. He is a 3 time letter winner at the University of Arizona (football) and has squatted 1000 lbs in competition. In this mini 5-part video series, Jim Wendler gives some great advice on weight training. This will change the way you look at training!

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7 Mistakes New Lifters Make

On October 31, 2014 by Physical Culturist

If you're new to the iron game, you're going to make mistakes. That's fine, you'll learn from them. That's not to say pre-emptive knowledge won't help you make progress. Below you'll find seven bits of advice to help you avoid seven mistakes that new lifters make.

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15 Quick Training Tips

On October 24, 2014 by Physical Culturist

Here are 15 quick tips to improve your lifts at the gym!

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The Most Hardcore Article Ever

On October 21, 2014 by Physical Culturist

You wait patiently as each second on the clock ticks. You rock in your office chair waiting until you can punch the clock and dash for the door. You are man; you are animal. Every ticking moment of your life depends on what happens when the clock strikes five. Until then, you are nothing more than a guy in a shirt and tie answering calls for a company you hate.

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Why Cardio Alone Doesn’t Cut Fat

On October 19, 2014 by Physical Culturist

Everyone knows that cardio is the best thing for you when looking to burn extra calories. Or is it? What most people don’t know is cardio can be the worst thing for cutting fat when it isn’t paired with weight training.

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