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Your Guide to Training Volume Article Series: Chapter 1 – The Drivers of Hypertrophy - 1st Detachment

Your Guide to Training Volume Article Series: Chapter 1 – The Drivers of Hypertrophy

Guest article written by Tom Sheppard of Phoenix Performance Training. We all want to be jacked. Even those of us who claim to do it for health benefits, performance (in strength sports or other sports), or whatever other reason. Being more jacked gives us more confidence, makes moving house infinitely easier, and helps make the sad head voice go away for a little while. So, considering that just about everyone in the weights room is after hypertrophy in at least some capacity, very few understand what stimulates hypertrophy and even further understand how much work they need to do to...

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Powerlifting 101: A Comprehensive Look Into An Intense Sport - 1st Detachment

Powerlifting 101: A Comprehensive Look Into An Intense Sport

Powerlifting is not just a form of exercise; it's a test of physical strength and endurance, a challenge of mind over matter. It's no surprise that those who are curious or new to powerlifting often have several burning questions. This article will dive into the essential aspects of powerlifting, distinguishing it from weightlifting and bodybuilding, and providing guidance on how to start your powerlifting journey.   What is Powerlifting? Powerlifting is a strength sport that primarily focuses on three main lifts: the squat, bench press, and deadlift. Powerlifting's objective is simple- lifting as much weight as possible for a single...

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Unleashing Your Potential: The Power of Pre-Workout for Bodybuilders - 1st Detachment

Unleashing Your Potential: The Power of Pre-Workout for Bodybuilders

Bodybuilders know that their lifestyle and their goals are a journey. And some big steps in that journey are training, nutrition, and discipline. Another step is pre-workout supplements. They play a pivotal role in optimizing your performance and results in order to get you to where you want to be. In the quest for maximizing gains and pushing beyond your limits, pre-workout supplements can be a game-changer. They are specifically formulated to provide the fuel, focus, and energy needed to crush your workouts and achieve your bodybuilding goals. Whether you're a seasoned competitor or a dedicated enthusiast, understanding the benefits...

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ULTIMATE Bodybuilder's Guide to the Best Intra-Workout Supplements - 1st Detachment

ULTIMATE Bodybuilder's Guide to the Best Intra-Workout Supplements

It's well known that bodybuilding is a physically demanding activity that requires a lot of energy and stamina. In order for beginners, experts, and professional athletes to achieve the best results, it is essential to maintain proper nutrition and hydration during workouts. A great way to do this is by utilizing intra-workout supplement drinks. Intra-workout supplements can make a big difference in your workout by providing the body with the nutrients it needs to perform at its best during exercise and recover quickly when you're done. In this ultimate guide, we'll discuss the best intra-workout supplement drinks for athletes, bodybuilders,...

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