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Does Training Legs Help Building Upper Body Muscles?

You've probably heard that training legs helps building upper body muscles.

Is it true? Or is it a myth?
There are no studies that confirm that, so any answer would be based on opinions or personal experience
As always, I'll give you my personal opinion. [...]

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Why Too Much Cardio Equals No Muscle Gains

Some cardio is good for your heart and health, but too much cardio is bad for your muscle.

One day a friend of mine was complaining that, although he was eating much more than me, he couldn't build any muscle while I was getting bigger quickly.

That was some years ago, btw. [...]

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How to Burn Fat Preserving Muscle

Did you build some muscle and now decided to burn fat? Did they tell you to change workout routine and start doing high reps and low weights to tone, and hours of cardio every week?

Ok, don't be offended, but that's all BS!

That's certainly a great way to lose weight, don't get me wrong, but

Lose weight means lose fat and muscle too

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Elliptical or Exercise Bike: Which One is Best?

When I was looking to buy some cardio equipment I was debating too. Elliptical or exercise bike: which one is best?

Everyone is different, so I can't really tell you what the right answer is. But I can give you some advice that might help you to do the right choice if you're looking to buy one of these machines to exercise at home and push your heart rate up on those boring winter evenings. [...]

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Do Not Eat After Workout to Maximize Fat Loss

I want to answer the question What to eat after workout? with another question
Should I eat after workout and how long after workout?
...because this is the real point.

When you work out your body requires lots of energies, so it's clear that you have to provide some good calories before you hit the gym (like 1 to 2 hours before). [...]

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Do Testosterone Boosters Really Work?

A lot of people are asking me if testosterone boosters really work...

I'd say that if you're taking natural stuff, like herbs, then it really depends on your age.

If you're young they won't do anything, if you're older then you have good chances

Testosterone Levels Peak Age
A little bit of information here. [...]

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Do I Have to Work Out Forearms?

The topic I want to discuss today is forearms: do I have to work out forearms or could I even ignore them?

Forearms are that type of muscle that I consider on the same level of calfs...

...which means...

...I don't work them out. [...]

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How Long to Rest Between Sets to Build Muscle?

The other day at the gym I was talking to a dude and our topic was how long you should rest between sets when you train.

As always (and this is the type of answer that I hate) depends!

I am sure you hate it too when you ask a question and they say "it depends". [...]

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What’s the Ideal Workout Duration?

What I want to talk about today is How long should I train per workout? and basically What is the ideal workout duration that allows me to build muscle faster?

I think there is a little bit of ignorance around this concept, I don't mean it in a bad way, I just mean that most people don't really know. [...]

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