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Training with Shoulder Issues, Lean Bulking vs. Cutting, & How to Look Like You Lift – Episode 386

Written by Jason Ferruggia Topics: Fitness, Mindset, Nutrition

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This week we’re comin at ya with another jabroni beatin’, pie eatin’, trail blazin’, eyebrow raisin’ Q&A episode of the world-famous, Renegade Radio Podcast.   If you wanna get jacked and strong AF, this is the episode for you.  Thanks to all of you who submitted your questions.  Keep em’ coming and I’ll keep giving you […]

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Drop the Deadlift?

Written by Jason Ferruggia Topics: Fitness

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If the deadlift is the best muscle building exercise on the planet why do many successful strength and conditioning coaches not use the movement with their athletes? The reason is simple; the deadlift takes too much out of you and is very hard to recover from. When you have an athlete who also needs to […]

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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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How to Build Muscle with High Rep Leg Training

Written by Jason Ferruggia Topics: Fitness

Question: If someone’s trying to build muscle, is there any benefit to including sets of 50-100 reps, either with lighter weights as a “burnout” set, or with moderately-heavier weights done to failure and then continued in a rest-pause fashion? Answer: For beginners, absolutely not. I actually do the opposite of what a lot of people […]

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How to Build Muscle Olympic Style: Part 2

Written by Jason Ferruggia Topics: Fitness

How to Build Muscle Olympic Style: Part 2

In part one of this series we discussed how to build muscle like the always-jacked-big-biceps-and-triceps sporting male gymnasts. In part two we are going to address the other most muscular athletes at the summer Olympics, the sprinters. If you took a survey of most average guys I am willing to bet that 99.9% of them […]

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How to Build Muscle with High Reps

Written by Jason Ferruggia Topics: Fitness

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Although I am not a fan of high reps on most exercises for most lifters, there are actually times when I do recommend them. So if you want to learn how to build muscle with high reps, then read on. When you are more advanced and have developed a respectable level of strength, high reps […]

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