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How to Get Your Self Confidence to an All Time High (and the Stupid Sh*t You Need to Stop Doing ASAP) – Episode 302

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This episode of Renegade Radio features me just going solo on the mic, with no questions to answer. Just ranting on a variety of thoughts that have been going through my head recently. It’s packed with simple, actionable takeaways. Stuff you should start doing and stuff you should stop doing immediately, if you want to […]

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Never Do This for Shoulders

Written by Jason Ferruggia Topics: Fitness, Recovery

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As a young meathead, I did a lot of stupid stuff in the gym. I mean really f’n stupid. But I was in my twenties and thought I was invincible. Not to mention charming and handsome with the bloat of youth filling my puffy face. Oh, where have ye gone? Father time, you’re a cruel […]

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The Best Workouts in 20+ Years

Written by Jason Ferruggia Topics: Fitness, Motivation

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I just got a great message from a Renegade trainee: “Your workouts are my favorite form of training I’ve ever done in 20+ years. I’ve gotten in the best shape of my life and never enjoyed training more than I do right now.” – Optimized You (on IG) My inboxes are always flooded with messages […]

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Can You Gain Muscle Without Getting Fat?

Written by Jason Ferruggia Topics: Fitness

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Can you can gain muscle without getting fat? Anyone can eat a ton and lift heavy weights for a few months. The result is they will gain weight. That’s for sure. Unfortunately, in 99% of cases, more than half of it will be fat. That’s never  a good look. But by following a proper diet […]

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Renegade Attittude

Written by Jason Ferruggia Topics: Motivation

Renegade Attittude

There are thousands of people who read this site every day who will never make it to Jersey to train at Renegade. So I debated even posting this since it won’t really apply to most of you. But then I realized that no, that’s wrong. It will apply to anyone who trains hard, takes this […]

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4 Gironda Muscle Building Laws

Written by Jason Ferruggia Topics: Fitness

4 Gironda Muscle Building Laws

My company’s logo depicts a recreation of a picture of Arthur Saxon taken in 1906. That’s because I’ve been obsessed with “old school” strength training methods for over 23 years. Whether we’re talking music, sneakers or training I’m old school through and through. From Hackenshmidt to Paul Anderson to Mentzer to Kaz, they’ve all been […]

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Renegade Meets Gironda

Written by Jason Ferruggia Topics: Fitness

Renegade Meets Gironda

Most of you know by now how much I love the old school pioneers of the Iron Game. One of those legends I always pay my respects to is “The Iron Guru” Vince Gironda. Today I’m gonna give you an awesome way to combine the  Renegade Method with Vince’s training principles. First, start your workout […]

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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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27 Tips for Healthier Shoulders- Part 1

Written by Jason Ferruggia Topics: Fitness

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I’ve spent the last two and a half decades pounding the shit out of my shoulders. While that sucks for me it’s actually good news for you. Why, you ask? Because when you’ve torn traps, rotator cuffs and labrums you develop a pretty keen interest in avoiding shoulder injuries. You also develop a pretty good […]

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My Trip to Renegade Gym by Grant Douglas

Written by Jason Ferruggia Topics: Motivation

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Guest post by Grant Douglas from Australia, taken from the Renegade Strength Club. My girlfriend and myself had been planning a holiday in the US for the end of 2010 to spend Christmas/New Years in New York and then move on to Washington D.C., Colorado and Vegas. I have been following Jason’s writing/programs now for about […]

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Thank You and Merry Christmas

Written by Jason Ferruggia Topics: Uncategorized

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I just wanted to take a quick minute to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and sincerely thank you all very much. Thank you for visiting the site on a regular basis and supporting what I do. It’s because of you guys that I get to do what I love every day. Immersing myself in physical […]

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20 Holiday Gifts That Don’t Suck

Written by Jason Ferruggia Topics: Uncategorized

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Jungle Gym XT– There are countless exercises that can be done on the Jungle Gym XT; many more effective than using a machine or even free weights, such as pushups, flys, dips, assisted handstand pushups, leg curls, hip thrusts, ab fall outs and many more.  At Renegade Training Center we use big, basic barbell lifts […]

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