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Whether you’re a gym enthusiast or a weekend warrior, you’re undoubtedly familiar with the argument for and against PROM (partial range of motion) training and whether or not it is superior to FROM (full range of motion) training. Regardless of which resistance exercise philosophy you subscribe to, it’s important to note that there are specific recommendations, which are backed by science, that suggest that employing measured intensity, volume, and time under tension will yield desirable results. In this article, we will detail some of the fundamental differences between full-range-of-motion versus partial-range-of-motion, enabling you to make an informed decision concerning your individual...

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In his blog post, “This is the Greatest Weightlifting Lesson I’ve Learned,” James Clear touts the benefits of slow and steady progress, or gains, over achievement with weightlifting. As a society, we want to know the end result immediately. We seldom are interested in the journey it takes to get there. We ask a weightlifter about how much weight he can lift rather than the daily training it took for him to reach that goal. We ask marathoners how far they’ve ever run. We see the end results with professional sports teams, but we never consider how they got there. ...

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Instinctually, most of us want to answer yes to this question. But check out the video below which actually explores this question in more detail, and let me know your thoughts below.  

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Bodybuilders are always looking for weight to increase muscle size (you could argue that is the whole point of bodybuilding!). Through time there have been many different opinions and methods of how someone should train to gain muscle mass. From the days of Arnold to the current competitors of today, the interest to get bigger has grown exponentially. So that means any edge that presents itself in the sport, will most likely utilized. Now we are not talking about performance enhancing drugs, but there is a method of mass building that is up and coming and is completely natural. That is… Occlusion training!...

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One of the most highly debated subjects among fitness enthusiasts is cardio versus weightlifting. Both types of exercise provide plenty of value, but no one can seem to agree on whether it is better to do cardio or weightlifting first. To figure out which exercise you should begin your workout with, it is necessary to quit listening to hearsay and take a look at the research. 

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