Posts by I.T.S.

Muscle Memory

I have gone back and forth In my years of training, I have gone pretty far, but I have lost progress too. There has definitely been some fluctuating, but I have always seemed to be able to bounce back pretty easily – even looking better than I did before I lost what I had. Our…

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Legs, my worst enemy

Why you gotta be so difficult, legs? Ever since I started working out, I have had significant progress. In fact, my results have been great! I have built my arms, my traps, my back, and my chest quite a bit. I have built my legs too… But, if I had one body part that was…

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Does an exercise apply to the “real world”?

A Squat to help a squat? A lot of people think that if you do an exercise at the gym that is similar to what you do outside of it, that it will transfer over and help you do that outside thing better. “If you gain a lot of Strength in a similar movement at…

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You can stay in great shape as you age!

I am excited! As I sit here and write this, I can barely contain the excitement and anticipation I have for my favorite wrestler – Goldberg, returning to wrestle again at Summerslam tomorrow night. While I eagerly await, I write. Tonight is Saturday, Summerslam is on Sunday, and I cannot believe I only have to…

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The best way to Train Traps

The Traps muscle is THE feature to have The Trapezius muscle is probably my best physical feature. It’s the easiest for me to grow when I train it correctly and has always had visible potential. The shape was always there and was noticeable. My Biceps were similar, seeing a pronounced bump as I would flex,…

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Continuing the Journey

Arnold is the man! When I first got into bodybuilding, I was already a huge fan of arguably the most famous bodybuilder of all time, Arnold Schwarzenegger. One of the obvious reasons being that big muscular frame he carried around. When I started to work out, I was 17 and only weighed about 130 pounds.…

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Time makes the heart grow fonder

There is plenty to get tired of in life. Life gives you plenty of things to get tired of. It gives you chores, work, a lawn to mow… But even things you enjoy, if done enough, you’ll get tired of. That last thing relates to me as of late. Despite my passion for the gym,…

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Fail forward!

Listening to an older gentleman, full of smarts and wisdom. Recently, I was talking an older gentleman I knew at my gym. I enjoyed listening especially because he knows a lot and is full of wisdom – as he should at around 70 years of age. He’s been working out for years, seeing and experiencing…

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Make sure you’re recovering

Do you ever go to the gym and feel like you’re dragging? Maybe you are doing less than before or had more energy the last time you were there, or perhaps you’re just not motivated to train? Maybe you feel rundown all the time. Well, any of these things can come from under-recovery, which is…

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