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Training and Nutrition for YOUR Body Type with Dr. Stephen Cabral – Episode 214

Written by Jason Ferruggia Topics: Fitness, Nutrition

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Are you an Ectomorph, Endomorph or Mesomorph? If you don’t know and understand your body type it’s likely that you’re not optimizing your nutrition and training. If you wanna learn how to reach your health and fitness goals faster don’t miss this episode of the #RenegadeRadioPodcast with Dr. Stephen Cabral. Stephen is a Board Certified […]

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Do These Exercises Suck?

Written by Jason Ferruggia Topics: Fitness

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A lot of strength training purists argue that isolation exercises are useless. If we’re talking about a raw beginner I’d agree. Compound exercises that incorporate the most muscle will always be best. You don’t need anything else at the newbie stage. Later on things change. Isolation exercises can help create balance and prevent injury. They […]

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Getting Jacked Without The Joint Pain

Written by Jason Ferruggia Topics: Fitness

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You often hear that skinny guys, aka “hardgainers,” should do nothing but the big power lifts. That’s sh*t advice. Most “hardgainers” have pencil necks, pipe cleaner forearms, string bean calves and tiny joints. They’re also tight and immobile. All this is what makes you a “hardgainer.” If being skinny was your only issue but you […]

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How to Build Bigger Forearms

Written by Jason Ferruggia Topics: Fitness

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Aside from your neck, the muscles that get exposed to the world more than any other are your forearms. So it’s a probably a good idea for them to be jacked, or least look halfway decent. A lot of guys with average to above average genetics will never need to do any direct forearm work […]

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7 Ways to Fix Your Shoulders

Written by Jason Ferruggia Topics: Fitness

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As you may know by now I suffered a torn rotator cuff and labrum that required surgery. The injury was a long time in the making and the destruction of my shoulder began many years ago when I was doing stupid things like isometronic training in the power rack and other high risk, low reward […]

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Linear Progress?

Written by Jason Ferruggia Topics: Fitness

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I always advise all beginners and hardgainers to concentrate on making linear progress (either by adding more reps or more weight) at each and every workout. Add a rep or a plate and you will make pretty consistent gains for quite a while. This is one of the key components to the Muscle Gaining Secrets […]

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