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Couples Bodybuilding: A New Trend?

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 Martin A Cooper (February 14, 2011)  Couples bodybuilding? Sounds like a concept for a new reality show, but bodybuilding as a couple has many advantages to it, aside from the obvious health benefits. One of the motivations bodybuilders typically have is attaining goals. Psychology Today notes that competition is among the top motivating factors in sports. Having something to strive for or fighting to achieve a goal before . (Bodybuilding)

Choosing the suitable home gym

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 Alex Gerard (December 24, 2010)  We all know the advantages of having a fitness regimen and regular exercise , but with all the stress and diversions of daily life, at the end of the day we probabaly, would rather sit on the couch and munch on chips. For the average working person, finding the suitable time in your daily schedule, and visit the local gym or health club is a very challenging task. Going to a regular gym . (Bodybuilding)

How Does Bodybuilding Work?

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 Martin A Cooper (August 27, 2010)  What is bodybuilding? Bodybuilding is a sport in which participants build muscle for purely aesthetic reasons. The practice can be traced back to Eugen Sandow, a Victorian era strongman who performed “muscle display performances" so patrons could admire his physique. The physique of a male bodybuilder is based on Greek ideal of beauty seen in their sculptures. Muscle size, .. (Bodybuilding)

Legal Steroids for Sale Would Make Sports Safer, Level the Playing Field

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 Todd Ireland (June 30, 2010)  If I were to ask you what makes the use of steroids so dangerous in professional sports, I’m confident that your response would be that steroids can cause heart damage and other serious health issues. The thing is, while technically correct, that answer overlooks the bigger issues. Legal steroids would not pose the same risks and if players could buy legal steroids and used them .. (Bodybuilding)

Home Gym Training: Much More Than Machines

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 Paul John Jackson (October 14, 2009)  Purchasing machines to make your own home gym can help you to build a tremendously fit and strong physique; but that’s only a part of the story. Most people who harbor ambitions of creating a better body simply don’t take the time to understand all of the elements it takes to get in shape, so will fail. You can’t trick your body – you need to give it what it .. (Bodybuilding)

Military Press Exercise For Big Strong Shoulders

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 Paul John Jackson (October 14, 2009)  The military press is an exercise which can be performed standing or seated, and uses a straight barbell. Primarily the military press develops the anterior (front) deltoid head of the shoulders, although to a lesser extent it also develops the lateral (side) head, too. Also involved is the triceps in straightening up the elbows for lockout. I’ll now describe how to perform the .. (Bodybuilding)

Programs For Gaining Muscle

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 Tony Schwartz (December 11, 2008)  Gaining muscle can be a difficult task for anybody, but if you try to do it without a well designed nutrition and exercise program you are just asking for poor gains.   I am certain this is something you have heard before, and it is really pretty obvious when you think about it. But what exactly is a good program? Well, to begin with, a programme should be designed with science as the . (Bodybuilding)

The Essence of Natural Body Building

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 Dane C. Fletcher (November 19, 2008)  What is natural body building? Why do most specialist body building consultants always recommend natural body building as the best quest for body builders? Natural body building is an abstract term used to refer to the process of developing a pack of well-built and definitely sculpted body muscles using natural methods specifically through rigorous exercises, predetermined dieting and a . (Bodybuilding)

Using Boxing Workouts For Cardiovascular Benefits

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 Dane C. Fletcher (November 19, 2008)  The fact that cardio-boxing has received acclaim in the maintenance of proper cardiovascular health is a testament to the numerous positive effects that are accrued from these workouts. The health benefits that are associated with cardio boxing include an increased amount of stamina, speed, strength and coordination. Cardio boxing exercises have been credited with instilling .. (Bodybuilding)

Training Stages During Body Building

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 Dane C. Fletcher (November 19, 2008)  Body building is a gradual process of self development. It is a challenging journey undertaken by the bold in pursuit of glorious looking figures and muscle packs. It is not a one-day off affair but a stage by stage evolvement that resonates with growth and development of the body from one level to another progressively. To begin a career in body building, part time all otherwise, the .. (Bodybuilding)

A Typical Bodybuilder's Daily Protein Intake Schedule

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 Dane C. Fletcher (November 19, 2008)  Various conscious attempts must go into the personal efforts that bodybuilders make to make their dreams a reality. The average modern bodybuilder is well aware of the importance of proteins in maintained of good health and as the building blocks with which our bodies are made. Before we talk about what you ought to do one must enumerate his or her goals in quantifiable terms. Such a .. (Bodybuilding)

Alternatives to Steroids

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 Peter Gitundu (November 07, 2008)  As we discover our bodies some of us want to become stronger and faster at what they do. This especially applies to sportsmen and women who want to outshine their competitors and decide to take pills that can make them faster stronger and more capable. Such pills can be steroids or any form of drug that makes use of your body and creates the mentality that you are better and stronger .. (Bodybuilding)

Anabolic Agents

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 Peter Gitundu (November 07, 2008)  We all want our bodies in the best shape possible, only others want their shape to come faster than others. Exercise has always been part of many peoples curriculum on a daily basis that is using traditional ways, however other people always seem to turn to some sort of drug to get them faster rather wait as they keep exercising for their body to form at its own pace. This is when they .. (Bodybuilding)

Anabolic Steroids

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 Peter Gitundu (November 07, 2008)  We often work to achieve the perfect body or at least close to it because they is actually no such thing as perfection when it comes to the human body. We often use supplements to get us to the shape or sizes that we want, however people tend to move towards drugs that are illegal to get into shape. Such drugs include Anabolic Steroids. We need to stay of Anabolic Steroids if we are to . (Bodybuilding)

Effects of Bodybuilding Steroids

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 Peter Gitundu (November 07, 2008)  One sport or sporting activity that has always had controversy involving drug use such as steroids is bodybuilding. Most of the bodybuilding steroids are taking to increase more mass to an already humongous body. If lifting weights already more than have their body weight wasn't enough these guys like to compete in competitions, to prove who has bigger abs and that is where the steroids . (Bodybuilding)

Illegal Steroids

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 Peter Gitundu (November 07, 2008)  Many people workout everyday and try to get their bodies in the right shape and fitness. This is where illegal steroids come to play, because many a times you will find that people will want to cut corners to get into the right fitness. But just as they say “hurry, hurry has no blessing" that is exactly what happens to you when you choose to rush into taking these illegal drugs .. (Bodybuilding)

Bodybuilding Pre-Contest Diet Plan

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 Lee Hayward (November 07, 2008)  It's no secret that competitive bodybuilders are among the most successful dieters in the world at losing pure bodyfat and getting “ripped". Bodybuilders do things differently than the 95% of dieters who fail. And in this article I will outline the basics of a good bodybuilding pre-contest diet plan. This information will really help you if you are planning on competing in the .. (Bodybuilding)

Tips on Bodybuilding - 8 Gigantic Tips

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 Michael Zamora (November 07, 2008)  If you want to become a mesmerized body builder, then do follow these gigantic tips on bodybuilding. 1. Lift Heavy Weights in the Gym Lifting heavy weights with mind-numbing power in the gym is definitely one of the biggest tips on bodybuilding. The reason is that weight lifting fantastically increases your muscle mass! 2. Perform 8 to 12 Reps for Each Set of Exercise One of the tips .. (Bodybuilding)

Women and Bodybuilding - How to Get Started

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 Elle Nash (November 05, 2008)  I wanted to talk to you about women and bodybuilding because this is such a new sport for the female demographic that I want to show you how you can get started in it. It can be quite intimidating to get involved because most people think this is a male sport and the idea of a female putting on muscle is still a bit of a taboo thing to do. All I have to say is that this can be a very .. (Bodybuilding)

The Best Way to Keep Gaining Muscle

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 Dane C. Fletcher (November 04, 2008)  In a similar fashion to the way business owners keep records to keep track of their expenses and profits, bodybuilders have to learn the basics of maintaining a journal so as to monitor their gains. Everyone tends to keep a record of what they have been able to accomplish. It is also important to note that people also make lists of ‘to do’ things that they can most probably .. (Bodybuilding)

How to Build Muscle in a Bad Economy

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 Dane C. Fletcher (November 04, 2008)  Nowadays the only talk that you can hear on the TVs and radios has to do with the declining economy. Inflation rates are spiraling and it is becoming increasingly difficult for many people to meet their financial obligations. Bodybuilders are also in the red because many may see the sport as being one of many excesses. This sport is being confronted with many bottlenecks particularly .. (Bodybuilding)

Bodybuilding Workout Tip

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 Pasit Kapilakan (October 26, 2008)  Bodybuilding is a sport that you can develop your muscle via the combination of weight training and having nutrition food. In order to achieve your goal in the bodybuilding process, you need a significant amount of time and dedication in order to sculpt your muscles. This article will show bodybuilding tips on how you can achieve the most result from this exercise. Set up your goal and . (Bodybuilding)

10 Essential Tips For Gaining Massive Muscle

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 Dane C. Fletcher (October 24, 2008)  The main aim of bodybuilding is to add to the body mass and the body muscle content. There are various tips that will help you if you are really bent on increasing these two qualities in your body. These tips will assist you in increasing the rate of anabolism in your body as well as the nitrogen balance. Remember that the nitrogen balance is dependent on the amount of proteins that you . (Bodybuilding)

Bodybuilding Females - What it Takes

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 Elle Nash (October 23, 2008)  I wanted to take the time to show you what it takes to become a bodybuilding female. A lot of women out there get bored with life. It's just like everything turns into a mundane routine. You get up, you go to work, you come home eat, watch TV and go to bed. Life wasn't designed to be stagnant like that. What happens to women is that they start to question if this is all that life has to . (Bodybuilding)

Female Bodybuilding Workout Information

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 Elle Nash (October 22, 2008)  I'm here to share a little information on the proper female bodybuilding workout. Men seem to naturally gravitate to the proper exercises at the gym and it is the women that really don't have that instinct about what is going to really help. To be honest, I've been doing this for almost a decade now and I haven't really seen much information on bodybuilding that is designed to help the .. (Bodybuilding)

The Push Up Master - Mr Paddy Doyle

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 Dane C. Fletcher (October 22, 2008)  Paddy Doyle is one of the most prolific record holders in the world when it comes to feats of fitness, strength and endurance. Since 1987, eighty one of his world records are still standing. He has been called the worlds fittest man, but he doesn't accept that as an accurate title, saying “it's too hard to judge, the athlete would need to be brilliant at all sports". His style of .. (Bodybuilding)

Bench Press Muscle Building Programme

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 Tony Schwartz (October 21, 2008)  We all know the old saying by Russian powerlifting coach Boris Sheiko, “to press a lot, you must press a lot. " While for most of this may mean training the bench twice a week for others like Sheiko's trainees it could mean training the bench everyday! In either case this motto simply means you must practice the skill of bench pressing by using the bench press drill with heavy .. (Bodybuilding)

Three Actions to Take Before Starting a Female Bodybuilder's Diet

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 Matt Mc Dermott (October 20, 2008)  Are you a female bodybuilder, about to prepare for your one of your first times on stage? If so, you may have heard that the precontest dieting can be grueling and challenging, and many aspiring female bodybuilders simply cannot maintain the discipline. Here are three quick things you can do to reduce the odds of failing when you start a typical precontest female bodybuilder's diet: .. (Bodybuilding)

How Deficient Levels of Testosterone Effect Bodybuilders

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 Dane C. Fletcher (October 20, 2008)  The symptoms of testosterone deficiency should be looked for by a man that is at an age where the levels of this hormone tends to diminish. It has been shown for most men that testosterone levels peak at age forty, but by fifty these levels will decline very rapidly. At what level should supplementation be considered? Or, does a doctor determine it by associated symptoms? First, let's .. (Bodybuilding)

Female Bodybuilder Muscle Tips

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 Elle Nash (October 10, 2008)  I want to share with you some female bodybuilder muscle tips that can help you be successful in this sport. A lot of women out there are very intimidated about going into this, let alone seeking help for it. It's still pretty taboo for women to do this and it is sort of sad. The fact is that this is a male dominated sport and it can be quite difficult to find things that are tailored to . (Bodybuilding)

Extreme Female Bodybuilding

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 Elle Nash (October 09, 2008)  I'm going to talk to you about extreme female bodybuilding. I know if you decided to try this sport out, you're probably a little extreme yourself. There is a lot of flak that you'll take from people that will disagree with this. I know all my female friends thought I was crazy, but I wasn't doing this for there approval, I was doing it for myself. That's the kind of attitude you have .. (Bodybuilding)

Bodybuilding Information Revealed

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 Charles Nash (October 08, 2008)  I wanted to let you know that I have some bodybuilding information that I want to reveal to you. This is a very tough sport, not because it is hard, but due to the fact that it requires a consistent effort over a long period of time. We live in a society where people want instant gratification and for the most part get it. Things like credit cards allow us to buy things even before we .. (Bodybuilding)

Tips For Bodybuilding Women

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 Elle Nash (October 08, 2008)  I wanted to share with you some tips for bodybuilding women. I think this is a tough sport and it's even harder for women. When I first started into this I really had no idea what I should be doing. There wasn't much information available for women out there that want to compete in this great sport. Through a lot of trial and error over the near 10 years I've been training, I learned .. (Bodybuilding)

The Basics on How Bodybuilders Drop Body Fat

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 Dane C. Fletcher (October 08, 2008)  Starting a bodybuilding regimen is the best way to start losing the extra body weight in your body. This extra body weight is in the form of fat stores deposited in various parts of your person. The muscles can only grow and develop in mass if they are allowed to and this can only be achieved through weight loss. Carrying excessive body weight in the form of fat will not allow the body .. (Bodybuilding)

Female Bodybuilding Diet

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 Elle Nash (October 07, 2008)  I wanted to talk to you about the female bodybuilding diet. It is important to have a very strong diet to be successful in this sport. As women, we are at a disadvantage compared to men because we don't produce enough testosterone. That means we have to take advantage of every little aspect of our anatomy to get results that are worth wild. Diet happens to be one of the most important .. (Bodybuilding)

Bodybuilding Training Demystified - The Basics of Bulking

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 Dane C. Fletcher (October 07, 2008)  As you gradually get into bodybuilding you will often here many terminologies or gym jargon that will probably be alien to you. This is an attempt to inform you about what some of these terms mean. Giant sets are composed of a number of different exercises that are aimed at developing single body parts at a go. Set one is done for one exercise followed by set one again on another .. (Bodybuilding)

Let's Get Hardcore - Bodybuilding

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 Brian D Nelson (September 20, 2008)  Bodybuilding is not a fun game or a hobby to us! We are here for one thing and one thing only! We take our workouts and nutrition seriously; it is a way of life! We are obsessed with what we do everyday in and out of the bodybuilding world. We want to be the biggest and the best at what we do. The only thing on our mind is to get just one more rep after the rep we said we would be .. (Bodybuilding)

How to Get Even Greater Muscle Mass and Density

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 Dane C. Fletcher (September 18, 2008)  When a lot of bodybuilders initially enter a gym, the goal isn't to get shredded with low body fat composition. Most don't even care about the body proportions. They couldn't even care less about creating defined striations in muscle groups. The main goal of a bodybuilder is typically to get as massive as possible. The second they are able to achieve this, and maybe even compete in a .. (Bodybuilding)

Remarkable Bodybuilding For Women

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 Elle Nash (September 02, 2008)  I wanted to take the time to talk to you about bodybuilding for women. This is a tough sport for anyone, but for all the women out there bodybuilding represents a social astigmatism of something that no woman should ever attempt. Things have progressed a lot over the years and more women are joining this great sport. The number one reason I believe women join this sport is due to the .. (Bodybuilding)

Amazing Female Bodybuilding Diet

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 Elle Nash (August 20, 2008)  I'm going to talk to you about the female bodybuilding diet and how you can tweak it, so you can get the best results physically possible. As women, we face a lot of challenges in this sport and the biggest is not having readably available information to consult when we aren't sure what to do. Everything is designed specifically for men and often those methods don't apply for us. I've .. (Bodybuilding)

Proven Natural Female Bodybuilding

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 Elle Nash (August 19, 2008)  Natural female bodybuilding is one of the hardest things to achieve. Not only as females are we not designed to build muscle, but we also have much less in resources available to us, to help us be better at this sport. There is a lot of hype like this, in any area of the body, and it makes it twice as hard for most people in this sport. You can't tell if something is the truth or just .. (Bodybuilding)

Bench, Deadlift & Squats - Tips For Perfecting the Big Three

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 Dane C. Fletcher (August 19, 2008)  Every bodybuilder knows that the “Big Three" exercises - Bench press, deadlifts, and squats - are the key to making gains in muscle mass and strength. Let's check out a few tips and ideas for making the most of these exercises, and doing it safely. General Tips Use a back belt for all three movements. You can never be too safe when it comes to protecting this very vulnerable area . (Bodybuilding)

Bodybuilding Female Strategies

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 Elle Nash (August 18, 2008)  I wanted to take the time to share with you some bodybuilding female strategies that can help improve your results. I've been training in this sport for almost a decade and in that time I've learned a lot. As a female, participating in a male dominated sport, I had to learn a lot of what I know on my own. I did a lot of trial and error, which takes a lot longer than most things should. .. (Bodybuilding)

Getting Ready For Female Bodybuilding Competitions

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 Elle Nash (August 13, 2008)  I wanted to help you get ready for female bodybuilding competitions. You're going to have to be extra vigilant to be prepared for this. You have to be incredibly smart and you're going to need to plan. The reason is because you have a schedule to meet. You have to be at your peak on a certain day and if you're not, than you'll probably lose. There is important things you have to catch .. (Bodybuilding)

Stop Being Beaten Up - The Secrets on How to Fight Back and Win Here

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 Cheng Kee (August 02, 2008)  You hiss as the ice pack stings your eye. The coldness isn't as bad as the smoldering resentment you mask behind a veil of anger for having been beaten up again and being unable to defend yourself. You just wish that you could be that much bigger, that much stronger or that much quicker to stop being beaten up. You've tried working out, you've tried doing weights. People just laugh at .. (Bodybuilding)

Training For Female Bodybuilders

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 Elle Nash (August 01, 2008)  I'm going to show you some methods of training for female bodybuilders. This is a tough sport for anyone and there is a lot of information out there. It's really hard to find out what is really truth or just misinformation. When I first started training in this sport I probably followed the misinformation. My results suffered because of this. It wasn't until I sat down on got the .. (Bodybuilding)

Womens Body Building Strategies

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 Elle Nash (July 31, 2008)  I'm going to share with you some womens body building strategies that can be used that have worked extremely well for me. This is a very challenging sport for both men and women, but it seems to be doubly challenging for women because of the social stigmatism and lack of information available to females. There is no question this is a sport dominated by men and the women competing it .. (Bodybuilding)

Free Female Bodybuilders Information

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 Elle Nash (July 30, 2008)  I'm going to share with you some free female bodybuilders information. There is a lot to learn in this sport, but there is one important point I feel is necessary to get across; are you determined? This isn't exactly rocket science. There are a lot of little things, but it isn't that complicated. You have to be determined to do this for the long term. This is an everyday thing that .. (Bodybuilding)

Regular Massage Chair Therapy For Body Building Improves Performance

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 James Knolan (July 30, 2008)  More and more research studies are showing the benefits of regular massage. Some of the benefits show regular health therapy reduces recover time from injury, increases muscle tone, improves range of motion and increases your flexibility. Just as stretching, diet and exercise are part of your body building routine, regular massage therapy should also be included. It may not always be .. (Bodybuilding)

Bodybuilding Training For Women

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 Elle Nash (July 29, 2008)  I wanted to take the time to talk to you about bodybuilding training for women. This is a sport that requires a lot of dedication. Training is tough, but dedication is what will create success. The hard part is applying all the little things every single hour of every single day for months on end. It's hard. Your diet needs to always be working good, you need to always be training hard. . (Bodybuilding)




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