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The Unmaking of an Athlete

Written by Jason Ferruggia Topics: Fitness

The Unmaking of an Athlete

This is an old article from 2004, originally written for Elite Fitness.  Since it was quite popular and many of you may have missed it, I figured I would reprint it here today… **** I sometimes wonder if there are any prerequisites at all to getting a job as college strength and conditioning coach. As […]

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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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