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Combine insanity…TV Fad Diets not so fad anymore…Why I love Mongols… Parisian lunge lover…UFC drug busts…Ben’s offer of life advice rejected…

Combine insanity…TV Fad Diets not so fad anymore…Why I love Mongols… Parisian lunge lover…UFC drug busts…Ben’s offer of life advice rejected…

Victor, What is your opinion of the NFL Combine’s use of the repetition bench press as their strength benchmark? There seems to be a lot better ways (and lifts) to test real strength – how’d they come up with the high-rep bench press as the indicator of strength and power?... [Read more...]

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THE PARRILLO PERFORMANCE 3-DAY DETOX

THE PARRILLO PERFORMANCE 3-DAY DETOX

By John Parrillo Detox diets are front and center in nutritional news – and for good reason. Increasingly, there are harmful toxins from herbicides, pesticides, heavy metals, solvents and industrial waste being released into the environment and on our food. The problem is,... [Read more...]

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Isolation exercises should be used to correct disproportionality

Isolation exercises should be used to correct disproportionality

By Andre Newcomb Minor versus Major: What is a minor exercise? It is the opposite of a major exercise. A major exercise is a free-weight progressive resistance weight training movement almost always done using barbells or dumbbells. A major exercise is, classically, a compound... [Read more...]

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Episode 98: 3 Signs it’s time to end your off-season

Episode 98: 3 Signs it’s time to end your off-season

By Ron Harris Ah, the off-season. Who among us bodybuilders doesn’t love it? You get to eat plenty of food, train heavy, you don’t do a whole lot of cardio, and best of all – the focus is on getting big and strong! If you compete on a regular basis, you have a set time... [Read more...]

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Liz Kampschroeder Reshaping Females,  One Renovated Body  At A Time

Liz Kampschroeder Reshaping Females, One Renovated Body At A Time

There is an old saying amongst fitness professionals that goes, “women have to work twice as hard to obtain half the results.”  It sounds clichéd and trite, yet there is a lot of truth in that ancient sound bite. Why is this? Biologically, men and women, or more precisely... [Read more...]

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10 Parrillo Principles That Will Make You A Better Bodybuilder

10 Parrillo Principles That Will Make You A Better Bodybuilder

By Duke Nukem In Parrillo world, logic and experience are melded with practicality and science. The end result is a system of bodybuilding that obtains factual, actual results for anyone and everyone that has the guts, determination and fortitude to implement the Parrillo Principles... [Read more...]

Bodybuilding

Episode 98: 3 Signs it’s time to end your off-season

By Ron Harris

Ah, the off-season. Who among us bodybuilders doesn’t love it? You get to eat plenty of food, train heavy, you don’t do a whole lot of cardio, and best of all – the focus is on getting big and strong! If you compete on a regular basis, you have a set time when you will end your off-season. Some guys I know have already started dieting for national shows in the summer such as the Team Universe, USA, and Masters Nationals. Since most of us like to gradually diet over a period of 16 weeks, that point at 16 weeks out from contest day would definitely tell you when your off-season is over as it’s time to start getting leaner. And the more experienced among us like to ‘clean up’ our diets for at least a few weeks before starting a strict pre-contest diet.

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by John Parrillo

THE PARRILLO PERFORMANCE 3-DAY DETOX

By John Parrillo

Detox diets are front and center in nutritional news – and for good reason. Increasingly, there are harmful toxins from herbicides, pesticides, heavy metals, solvents and industrial waste being released into the environment and on our food. The problem is, these toxins eventually accumulate in our bodies, potentially causing innumerable illnesses, from allergies to cancer.

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Duke Nukem

Isolation exercises should be used to correct disproportionality

By Andre Newcomb

Minor versus Major: What is a minor exercise? It is the opposite of a major exercise. A major exercise is a free-weight progressive resistance weight training movement almost always done using barbells or dumbbells. A major exercise is, classically, a compound multi-joint exercise that requires groups of muscles to work together in a synchronized fashion; a muscular relay race is needed to complete the complex exercise. Squats, bench presses, rows, power cleans, overhead presses, deadlifts and jerks are all examples of major exercises that require groups of muscles to work together to finish a lift. A minor exercise is an isolation exercise; the trainee zeros in on one single muscle to the purposeful exclusion of the neighboring muscles.

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Iron Vic Speaks

Combine insanity…TV Fad Diets not so fad anymore…Why I love Mongols… Parisian lunge lover…UFC drug busts…Ben’s offer of life advice rejected…

Victor,

What is your opinion of the NFL Combine’s use of the repetition bench press as their strength benchmark? There seems to be a lot better ways (and lifts) to test real strength – how’d they come up with the high-rep bench press as the indicator of strength and power? That seems stupid!

       Ralph, Dayton

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