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The Hypertrophy Guide v2.0

I wanted to make a new version of the guide I wrote last year about muscle growth, because looking back on it, I think there are too many things I want to add to merely make a load of updates

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Glycemic index food list

A food’s glycemic index (GI) is the measure by which it raises the level of glucose in your blood stream. If you’re trying to lose bodyfat while trying to maintain as much lean body mass as possible, it’s generally best

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The perils of diet pills and other quick fixes

Diet pills are surrounded with a lot of dispute but still prove very popular with people looking for a “quick-fix”. They all claim some magical benefit, whether it is suppressing your appetite or boosting your metabolism. They are also expensive (it

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Macro-cycling for lean gains

Taking carbohydrates from the diet and opting for a keto or paleo diet is a very quick way to decrease bodyfat levels, and to feel awesome by getting most of one’s energy from dietary fat. However, this can potentially limit

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How to be lean for the rest of your life

Many athletes struggle with their bodyfat levels. A lean body is a prime goal for athletes in most sports, partly for aesthetics, but also for performance. Having lots of extra bodyfat is inefficient, since you carry extra weight that isn’t

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Glutamine usage for building muscle

Is glutamine one of the best supplements out there for bodybuilders? As an amino acid, it certainly aids muscle synthesis. But it supposedly also holds many other benefits for those looking to build muscle. Glutamine supplementation has been found to

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Leptin resistance and fat loss

I’m going to wash briefly over this topic to give you a basic understanding. If you want a more in-depth understanding, there’s loads of in-depth information out there on Google. Leptin is a pretty misunderstood and forgotten hormone that was only

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Leangains – slow and steady approach to muscle building

We all know there are many, many methods kicking about to build muscle, gain strength and cut fat; but not many that claim to do all three. Leangains is a great tool to use when you are trying to do

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On a budget? Drink whole milk for natural gains

I like drinking protein shakes. MyProtein’s vanilla shake is just delicious with some cold milk, and feels more like a treat than a requisite diet supplement for hypertrophy. But if you’re a student or just on a budget, don’t worry

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You can lift 600lbs within a year

If you’re reading this blog, you’ve probably also come across a lot of videos of YouTube of epic 600lb lifts. This guy’s deadlift and this dude’s squat are good examples. If you lift a lot, you also hopefully have high aspirations in

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