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Weight Training Routines For MMA

There are many training modalities/components to deal with when preparing for MMA. Strength, mobility, flexibility, conditioning, and on top of that, you still need enough gas in the tank to develop your sports specific martial art skills.…
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More Muscle in Less Time With Escalating Density Training

Back in the mid-2000's trainer Charles Staley developed a very simple yet brutal method of training: EDT or Escalating Density Training. This type of training is based in principle on pairing movements in superset fashion, under a rigid time…
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How To Train Around A Sore Back

If you lift heavy enough, long enough, there is a pretty good chance that your lower back will be telling you to back off. Many times I've had low-back issues - tight QL ligaments, misaligned sacroiliac joints, etc - that caused me to back off…
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The Classic Push Pull Legs Routine

One of the most enduring types of split routines is the so-called "Push Pull Legs" splits - and for many good reasons. The push pull legs routine is perhaps the most efficient routine out there, as the body is split in terms of type of movement…
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Reg Park's Beginner Routine

Perhaps the finest natural example of the perfect balance between aesthetic physique and phenomenal strength is the late Reg Park. It was Reg Park was the inspiration for a young Arnold Schwarzenegger to pick up his first set of weights. Park…
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5 Great Workouts for Hardgainers

If there is one person who is most responsible for the resurgence of "abbreviated routines", aimed primarily at those with fair metabolisms and genetics, it is Stuart McRobert. His books "Brawn" and "Beyond Brawn" are must-haves for your weight…
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Brawn - A Minimalist Training Routine

In my opinion, of all that has ever been written on the topic of weight training, the most comprehensive and most useful overall to the the vast majority of the population comes from Stuart McRobert. His two major works are "Brawn" and "Beyond…
High Rep Squat Routine
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Super Squats: Gain 30 Pounds of Muscle in 6 Weeks?

One of the oldest and most famous of all old school bulking routines by far is the "Super Squats" program, which centers around high rep squats. It is common to gain 20-30 pounds of bulk in as little as 6-8 weeks with this full body routine.…
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Upper-Lower Training Routines

By far the most popular way people have split their routines is with a so-called "A/B" split. The most common of these is a classic "upper-lower" split with the shoulder girdle and arms being hit one day and then the lower body the next session.…