6 Myths that Will Destroy Your Peak
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6 Myths that Will Destroy Your Peak

 Carb management Dehydration Mineral manipulation Training The peaking savior complex Codependency Managing Carbs: It’s kind of odd that we’re still relying on a half-century-old research paper showing that carbohydrate…

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Maryana Naumova
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Maryana Naumova

“How much do you bench?” If you spent any amount of time in the gym, you’ve  undoubtedly heard this question before. The bench press is the most common…

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Body Building Mechanics
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Body Building Mechanics

BUILDING BIGGER BICEPS THROUGH SCIENCE When it comes to building bigger arms, every guy and girl in the gym thinks they know what’s needed . . . it’s…

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The Role of Muscle Maturity on Physical Appearance
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The Role of Muscle Maturity on Physical Appearance

There is an interesting phenomenon that has been developing for over a decade. It is not something that would be noticeable to the average population nor have I come across…

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Smudge’s Journey
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Smudge’s Journey

Where to start……My name is Smudge Thomson, I’m a 26 year old woman from Perthshire. I joined The Body Academy Gym in 2013. To describe a little bit…

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Rep Performance
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Rep Performance

There is no shortage of fitness magazines you can read or internet sites you can visit to find training routines that will lead to, “Massive Muscles…Mind Blowing Strength……

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Lean Without Aerobics
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Lean Without Aerobics

One of the longest and hardest fought arguments in fitness is between those who believe that aerobic exercise is necessary for fat-loss and those who believe it is…

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Fat and Disease
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Fat and Disease

Part 1 So what’s the story with saturated fat and how does it affect our health? Has everything we’ve been told about nutrition a lie as a recent…

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DUP & Its Application for Bodybuilders
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DUP & Its Application for Bodybuilders

DUP or Daily Undulating Periodization has been around for years. Sometimes called non-linear periodization, athletes and bodybuilders have had success utilizing this practice to grow bigger and stronger…

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Carb Back Loading
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Carb Back Loading

No matter what you do or what you compete in, nutrition plays an enormous part of your performance. Hands down, I believe whatever your programming or ability is,…

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