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How to Fix Your Digestion with Wade Lightheart – Episode 350

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“We aren’t what we eat.  We’re what we digest, absorb, and utilize.”   Wade Lightheart has built his career on helping people understand this philosophy and implement it in their lives.   He is the co-creator and President of biOptimizers, a company that delivers the best in health and nutrition supplements.  A 3-time Natural Bodybuilding Champion, Wade […]

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Building Your Body, Business and Brand with Michael Chernow – Episode 336

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Michael Chernow is a modern day Renaissance Man.  The restaurateur and entrepreneur has leveraged his creative genius, vision and relentless drive to found some of NYC’s most successful restaurants, including Seamore’s and The Meatball Shop.   He’s also a meathead at heart.  His love for fitness has not only led him to compete in bodybuilding, but […]

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The “Meathead Millionaire”, Mark Bell: Either You’re In or You’re In The Way – Episode 255

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Mark Bell is one of the most recognizable and successful men in the fitness industry. Known as the “meathead millionaire,” Mark has managed to parlay a successful powerlifting career into a multi-million dollar business empire. He is the creator and U.S. patent holder of one of the highest-selling fitness inventions in history, the Slingshot, and […]

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Arthur Saxon on Conditioning

Written by Jason Ferruggia Topics: Fitness

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Arthur Saxon was a big influence on me, as obvious by the Renegade logo at the top of this site. I’m obsessed with old time strongmen and old school methods of training. One of the things I like about the early days of Physical Culture is that everyone did everything. Meaning that bodybuilders lifted heavy […]

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Deadly Combination For Size & Strength

Written by Jason Ferruggia Topics: Fitness

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Question: I’ve read that the best way to get bigger and stronger is to train exclusively in the 8-12 range like bodybuilders. Then I turn around and someone is telling me that I should go heavy and only train in the 1-5 rep range for the best gains in size and strength. So which one […]

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Reps: How to do Them Properly

Written by Jason Ferruggia Topics: Fitness

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Now I know what you’re thinking; “What a boring ass blog post topic.” But it’s a topic I feel needs to be addressed because some people just don’t seem to have a clue what they’re doing. Or maybe I just feel that way because I’m so OCD and incredibly analytic that I see and think […]

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Is a Pump Needed to Build Muscle?

Written by Jason Ferruggia Topics: Fitness

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Is a pump needed to build muscle? Some people emphatically state that getting a good pump is necessary. Others say just the opposite. First of all, the ability to easily obtain a good pump is a sign that your body is in an anabolic state and ready to train. It shows us that the body […]

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Natural Protein Powders

Written by Jason Ferruggia Topics: Nutrition

I have been getting a lot of questions about how to avoid aspartame and what kind of protein powder I recommend to those that still like to drink shakes. First of all, let me point out that there are several studies which show numerous detrimental effects from artificial sweeteners, such as memory loss, birth defects, […]

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