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The Ultimate Guide to Strength Training (and How to Get Started)
The 2023 Musclecontest International Ultimate Pro Classic Physique division show was held on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2023, in Curitiba, Brazil. Twelve athletes took the stage and faced the judges to determine a winner. Gabriel Zancanelli emerged victorious and is now...Read more
Go into nearly any commercial gym, and you’re likely to find a Smith machine or two in a corner somewhere. More often than not, you might find it deserted in favor of lifting platforms and highly-muscled folks deadlifting 500 pounds....Read more
A big, strong back is a statement. Whether you want to look more muscular, perform better under the barbell, or simply feel better on a day-to-day basis, you need to train your back, and you need to do it properly....Read more
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