Bodybuilding

The Outbound Journal

The Outbound Collective / Activities<p>Remember the fun you used to have at summer camp? Come relive that great experience at the CamelBak Pursuit …

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Tip: How to Train Your Calves Without a Machine

Here's how to hit your calves in your home gym without having to buy a calf machine.<p>I'm usually a fan of using free weights over machines, but calves …

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Tip: The Breathing Squat Challenge

Force new leg growth with this classic training method. Here's how to do it.<p>At some point, every lifter needs to try the 20-rep squat protocol. Many …

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Tip: No-Straps Dumbbell Row

This style of row is great for back hypertrophy and for building your grip for the deadlift. Go for at least 20 reps, Kroc-row style.<p>Having a strong …

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Tip: Cable Hip Belt Squats

Looks odd, but it's brutal on the quads due to the constant tension, even at the top of the rep.<p>This is a great way to blast the legs without loading …

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Better Together: Superset Your Workouts

More work, less time, bigger pump. What's not to love?read more

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Joe Weider : Part II

Joe Weider relocated himself, his trophy wife Betty, Dave “The Blond Bomber” Draper and his entire business organization to Los Angeles just in time …

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Tip: Ditch This Exercise

There's a much better way to train the core and obliques. Take a look.<p>You see the dumbbell side bend all the time in the gym, but this exercise …

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Dallas McCarver, 1991-2017

Today, the world of elite bodybuilding mourns the loss of one of its up-and-coming stars, IFBB pro Dallas McCarver.<p>My phone, like many others in the …

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150 Pound Back Extensions for Glutes & Hams

The Best Deadlift Assistance Movement, Period<p>The Loaded Back Extension<p>Hyperextensions. Back extensions. Prone hip extensions. Whatever you call this …

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Tip: What You Don't Know About Overtraining

Are you overtraining? That depends a lot on one important factor. Check it out.<p>Recovery and "Overtraining"<p>The people that worry the most about …

Muscle

Tip: The Lying Band Pull-Apart

Big bench pressers use this movement to build the upper back and protect shoulder health.<p>The banded pull-apart is a great upper back movement, and …

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Tip: The 20 Reps Method for Strength

Forget counting sets. Instead, think about weight and total reps. Here's why and how to do it.<p>The 20 Reps Method<p>For some reason, the average lifter …

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The 4 Best Triceps Exercises

<b>Gain muscle mass with these 4 exercises</b><p>The biceps is usually the most important thing for a lot of bodybuilders. But in order to get a great, full …

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The Ab Exception

<b>Does everyone need dedicated core training? Yes, they do.</b> <b><br>By Vince Del Monte</b> Let me frame the question we’ll be tackling this month in a few different …

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How to Correctly Perform Barbell Rows and Chin-ups

Two great exercises that will build a strong, resilient back (and posterior shoulders and biceps) are the barbell row and chin-up. The problem, …

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Tributes flow in for Canberra bodybuilding great Harry Haureliuk

Tributes are flowing in for Harry Haureliuk after the Canberra-based bodybuilding great died on Sunday morning.<p>Haureliuk died at 6:30am on Sunday and …

Australian News

Lift Hard, Lift Smart, Recover Faster

How to Bench, Squat and Deadlift When Banged Up<p>When the Big 3 Bite Back<p>If you've trained the big barbell lifts long enough and hard enough, they'll …

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Tip: Power Rack Wrist Rolling

Get a pipe and make this yourself. Unlike a standard wrist roller, the rack version doesn't overtax your shoulders, just your grip and forearms.<p>Buy a …

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Tip: Cable Stack Wrist Roller

Attach a two-inch pipe to some webbing and a cable machine to really build your grip and forearms. The resistance increases as you roll.<p>To develop …

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Tip: Pinch Grip Strength

Strength athletes train their crushing grip strength, but often neglect pinch grip strength. Here are some new ways to train it.<p>Pinch gripping …

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Tip: A Better Way to Build Forearms

Wrist curls stress the tendons and don't work very well. Here's a better option.<p>Wrist Curls Aren't Worth It<p>People have enough problems keeping their …

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Tip: The Best Way to Do Flyes

Make this exercise work even better for pecs. Here's how.<p>Get your upper back off the top of the bench. This allows the scapula to move with more …

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The 13 most inspiring Hollywood fitness transformations

1. Christian Bale<p><b>What He Did:</b> After dropping more than 60 pounds (mostly through a diet of coffee and apples) to play an insomniac in <i>The Machinist</i>, …

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Tip: A Smarter Way to Build Your Neck & Traps

Build and strengthen your yoke, without risking injury. Here's how.<p>Direct neck training has once again become new. Recreational lifters and strength …

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Watch Arnold Schwarzenegger Denounce Nazis in the Way Trump Has Failed to Do

Former California Governor and movie star Arnold Schwarzenegger has ripped into Trump's failure to unequivocally condemn white supremacist …

Arnold Schwarzenegger

This Polish Bodybuilder Wants To Look Twice His Age!

Pawel Ladziak, a 35-year-old Polish fitness pro and personal trainer, is causing a sensation on Instagram by intentionally aging himself. His goal: …

Fitness

Death By Protein? Nope. Here's The Truth.

No, you shouldn't throw out your protein powder in response to recent and tragic headlines. The much-publicized death of an Australian bodybuilder …

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What Trump should have said after Charlottesville according to Arnold Schwarzenegger

Arnold Schwarzenegger counts himself among those who were deeply disappointed by President Donald Trump’s statement that “both sides” were to blame …

Arnold Schwarzenegger

Chasing Deadlift DraGAINS With Swoleesi

Embracing strong over skinny, this rising powerlifter and overall badass has the world deadlift record in her sights!<p>If you can't sit on an iron …

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