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Get Your Bells On!

Aug 15, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
Trainees and coaches are often enamored with their tools, talking in lengthy diatribes about their work as a "barbell guy" or a "kettlebell chick." The reality is all tools have their place; each is used to meet a different end. Barbells are the superior tool for strength and power development. ...

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Easy Does It

Aug 14, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Diet Articles, Supplement Articles
For many of us, diet support is easy. If you have what could be described as a "normal" tolerance to stimulants, you're good to go when it comes to most "buzz worthy" thermogenic diet-support supplements. In fact, one particular thermogenic weight-loss supplement that has long been acclaimed as the category ...

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ANDREW OYE'S NFL + IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: OLYMPIANS LENDA MURRAY, PHIL HEATH, JAY CUTLER, QUARTERBACK JOHNNY MANZIEL, CROSSFIT CHAMP RICH FRONING

Aug 13, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, Andrew Oye's NFL Pro Athletes Roundup, IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup, FIVB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes and athletes of other sports leagues had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various sports, bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. ...

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The State Of Sports Nutrition Science

Aug 11, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Supplement Articles
[Editors Note: Here at ProSource, we're always keeping a close eye on the year's most important gatherings of sports nutrition scientists, both as a news-reporting service for our dedicated customers and as research for future elite-quality supplements bearing the ProSource brand. The yearly meeting of the International Society of Sports ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO CONTEST REPORT: IFBB PRO HIDETADA YAMAGISHI WINS TAMPA PRO BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIPS 212 DIVISION

Aug 11, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: IFBB Pro League Contest Results, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Announced: Over the weekend, IFBB Pro Hidetada Yamagishi won 1st place in the 212 Division at the 2014 IFBB Tampa Pro Bodybuilding Championships. IFBB Pro Marvin Ward was named the 2nd place runner-up. Taking ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO CONTEST REPORT: IFBB PRO VICTOR MARTINEZ TAKES VICTORY AT TAMPA PRO BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIPS

Aug 11, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: IFBB Pro League Contest Results, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Announced: Over the weekend, IFBB Pro Victor Martinez was victorious, winning 1st place in the Open Division at the 2014 IFBB Tampa Pro Bodybuilding Championships. IFBB Pro William Bonac claimed the 2nd place runner-up ...

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9 Tips From A 900-lb Squatter

Aug 6, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
As a coach, I've had the privilege to work with a number of world-record squat record holders from teenagers to masters lifters. I achieved world-class status myself in the squat with a 909-lb squat in the USPF (United States Powerlifting Federation) in 2005. If you're at all serious in your ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: CEDRIC MCMILLAN, DEXTER JACKSON, PHIL HEATH, JAY CUTLER, ERIN STERN, NICOLE DUNCAN, DALLAS MCCARVER

Aug 6, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various sports, bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The latest "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" Pro Athletes Roundup includes a nod to the ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO CONTEST REPORT: IFBB PRO WILLIAM BONAC WINS GOLDEN STATE GRAND PRIX PRO BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIPS IN SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA

Aug 4, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: IFBB Pro League Contest Results, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Announced: Over the weekend, IFBB Pro William Bonac won the Open Division at the 2014 IFBB Golden State Grand Prix Pro Bodybuilding Championships in Sacramento, California. IFBB Pro Essa Obaid occupied 2nd place, and ...

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Introducing the Live-Fit, Fat-Loss Manifesto

Aug 1, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Diet Articles, Supplement Articles
Owning and operating a gym which specializes in semi-private personal training, it will come as no surprise to you that 90% of the people who walk through the door are primarily interested in losing fat and looking better naked. I have been successful in helping many of these people get ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: RONNIE COLEMAN, LENDA MURRAY, DENNIS NEWMAN, TRISH+BRANCH WARREN, NICOLE WILKINS, ADELA GARCIA, FLEX WHEELER

Jul 29, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various sports, bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The latest "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" Pro Athletes Roundup includes past Mr. USA titleholders, ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO CARD REPORT: NATIONAL PHYSIQUE COMMITTEE NPC USA BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIPS AWARDS IFBB PRO LEAGUE STATUS TO WINNING ATHLETES

Jul 28, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: Contest Results, New IFBB Pro League Cards, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Over the weekend, Nick Trigili won the Super-Heavyweight Class and the title of Overall Mr. USA at the 2014 NPC USA Bodybuilding Championships in Las Vegas, Nevada. As reported in "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle ...

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Emphasize The Eccentric

Jul 25, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
As lifters, we often only consider a lift's concentric phase, the phase that takes the barbell from the bottom position to the top position, reinforcing success on the way. But this limited view confines our training potential. We narrow our focus too greatly and miss the benefit of eccentric-emphasis lifts. ...

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From Round To Ripped

Jul 25, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Supplement Articles
[Editor's Note: Welcome to the third and last entry in our three-part series on Bodybuilding by Body Type. Last time, in Fast Lane to Growth, we explored the ways in which people blessed with great genetics (or Mesomophs) can turn their great potential into inspiring growth. Before that, in Gains ...

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One Step At A Time

Jul 23, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Transformation Stories, Supplement Articles
In 2013, David Brown wasn't worried about excess fat. He was worried about when and if he would walk normally again. After undergoing major reconstructive knee and shoulder surgery, necessitated by a horrific fall, David was confined to a wheelchair for three months. The orthopedic surgeon who installed a metal ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO CARD REPORT: NPC MASTERS BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIPS GRANTS IFBB PRO LEAGUE CARDS TO STRONGMAN JON ANDERSEN + MORE ATHLETES

Jul 20, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: Contest Results, New IFBB Pro League Cards, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Announced: Over the weekend, the 2014 NPC Masters National Bodybuilding Championships granted a fresh collection of athletes with qualifications for IFBB Pro League cards in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Jon Andersen won the Super-Heavyweight ...

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Jay Cutler Charts A New Course

Jul 16, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Superfeature Articles
In September, when the most awe-inspiring physiques in the world converge on Las Vegas for the 2014 Olympia Weekend, there will be one glaring absence at center stage. Four times, he held the Sandow aloft, and his rivalry with Ronnie Coleman is one of the sport's defining legends. Today, legions ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO CARD REPORT + ATHLETES ROUNDUP: MR. OLYMPIA PHIL HEATH, BRANCH WARREN, FRED SMALLS, LUIS SANTA, ERIN STERN, VICTOR MARTINEZ

Jul 16, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, New IFBB Pro League Cards, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various sports, bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The latest "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" Pro Athletes Roundup ...

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ANDREW OYE'S UFC+IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: FIGHTERS AND FLEXERS APPEAR AT FUNDRAISERS, FITNESS/PHYSIQUE CONTESTS AND THE FIT EXPO

Jul 15, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup, UFC Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various sports, bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The latest "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" Pro Athletes Roundup includes ...

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The Method Behind the Mass

Jul 9, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
Think back to high school physics class, where you learned that force equals mass times acceleration. Many lessons learned in school have no real world application; if you are serious about getting stronger or more muscular, this certainly is an exception. Two people with virtually the same genetic blueprint can ...

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Catabolism Is The Enemy

Jul 8, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Supplement Articles
Building a lean muscular physique requires regular heavy training, well thought out diet and supplementation, and adequate sleep. In the most basic sense this formula aims to tip your metabolic balance toward anabolism (muscle building) and away from catabolism (muscle breakdown). Repeated bouts of heavy weight training damage and break ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO CONTEST REPORT: IFBB PRO CHARLES DIXON WINS CHICAGO PRO BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIPS 212 DIVISION

Jul 7, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: IFBB Pro League Contest Results, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Announced: Over the weekend, IFBB Pro Charles Dixon won 1st place in the 212 Division of the 2014 IFBB Chicago Pro Bodybuilding Championships. IFBB Pro Hidetada Yamagishi roped the 2nd place position. Dethroned from ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO CONTEST REPORT: IFBB PRO ROELLY WINKLAAR DEFENDS TITLE AT CHICAGO PRO BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIPS

Jul 7, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: IFBB Pro League Contest Results, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Announced: Over the weekend, IFBB Pro Roelly Winklaar won the Open Division of the 2014 IFBB Chicago Pro Bodybuilding Championships. IFBB Pro Jojo Ntiforo nabbed 2nd place. Jumping a spot from last year, IFBB ...

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An Inside Look at GAT

Jul 3, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Supplement Articles, Superfeature Articles
[Editor's Note: Welcome back to our "Inside Look" series, in which we assess the present and future of the supplement industry by talking with CEOs, founders, and senior executives from some of the most respected and innovative companies in the sports nutrition field. GAT has been around for over fifteen ...

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How BIG Can You Get?

Jul 2, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Superfeature Articles, Supplement Articles
  How big can you get? How much new lean muscle mass can you put on? In how short a time? In the unprecedented event of the arrival of a new, reinvented formulation of MyoZene, we're going to have to reconsider everything we know about protein supplementation and muscle growth. ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: MR. OLYMPIA RONNIE COLEMAN, JAY CUTLER, FLEX LEWIS, AMANDA LATONA, VICTOR MARTINEZ, STEVE KUCLO

Jun 30, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various sports, bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The latest "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" Pro Athletes Roundup includes Sandow trophy holders, charity ...

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How Can You Store Your Protein

Jun 26, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Supplement Articles, Protein
Anyone who is looking to put on some serious muscle needs about 1-1.5 grams of protein per pound of lean body mass each day. This is why loading up in the morning with some eggs and a shake is a great thing, but unfortunately the body has no significant means ...

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The Fast Lane To Growth

Jun 23, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Supplement Articles
[Editor's Note: Welcome to Part Two in our three-part series on Bodybuilding by Body Type. Last week, in Gains For Hard Gainers, we addressed the special physiological challenges faced by Ectomorphs when they try to add pounds of muscle to their lean frames. This week, we're taking a look at ...

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ANDREW OYE'S PGA, NFL, IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: GOLFER TIGER WOODS, ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER, FOOTBALLERS COLIN KAEPERNICK, ERIC DECKER, LARON LANDRY

Jun 23, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, Andrew Oye's PGA Pro Athletes Roundup, NFL Pro Athletes Roundup, IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: PGA, NFL, and IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various sports, bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The latest "Andrew ...

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Longer Range For Better Gains

Jun 20, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
Most rules are just guidelines. One steadfast guideline for gaining size and strength is full range of motion for full development. Sometimes, partial movements help overload portions of the movement where force capabilities are the highest. This is why we have already covered the implementation of partial movements in the ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: POWERLIFTER STAN EFFERDING, JUSTIN COMPTON, TRISH+BRANCH WARREN, DEXTER JACKSON, DALLAS MCCARVER

Jun 17, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, New IFBB Pro League Cards, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various sports, bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The latest "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" Pro Athletes Roundup ...

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Keep Your Peak Physique All Summer Long

Jun 16, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Diet Articles, Supplement Articles
Summer is here . . . and the living is easy. Sometimes, too easy. We've all been there. A day in the gym turns into a day at the beach. Your typical lunch of baked chicken breast and steamed vegetables becomes pork ribs and potato salad at your friend's BBQ. ...

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Exercises for Extra Credit, Vol 1

Jun 13, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
In my writings here at ProSource, I've made no bones about the fact that getting stronger on a handful of basic exercises (squats, deadlifts, presses, rows, chins) over the course of many years should be the primary focus of anyone seeking a better physique and enhanced fitness. I've stated time ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: ARNOLD CLASSIC CHAMP VICTOR MARTINEZ, SHAWN RHODEN, TANJI JOHNSON, FLEX LEWIS, HIDETADA YAMAGISHI

Jun 11, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, New IFBB Pro League Cards, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various sports, bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The latest "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" Pro Athletes Roundup ...

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Creative Creatine

Jun 10, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Supplement Articles, Creatine
[Editor's Note: Here at ProSource, we're always working tirelessly to make sure the ProSource customer experience is productive, beneficial, successful, and enjoyable. Usually that means ensuring each and every product is sourced from the highest-grade raw materials, created according to the strictest manufacturing protocols, sold at the lowest prices conceivable, ...

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ANDREW OYE'S PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: STRONGMAN+WRESTLER JON ANDERSEN, MR. OLYMPIA PHIL HEATH, RONNIE COLEMAN, JAY CUTLER, BRANCH WARREN, MIKE O'HEARN

Jun 9, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes and other pro athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various sports, bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The latest "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" Pro Athletes Roundup includes ...

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End with a Bang!

Jun 6, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
Finishers challenge your will power, provide a great "pump" and are a hell of a lot of fun. Finishers add an extreme metabolic stress component, which is a key factor in maximizing hypertrophy. This is particularly important for that "meat head" lifter who has avoided high rep and bodyweight training ...

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ANDREW OYE'S PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: MR. OLYMPIA PHIL HEATH + STARS OF POWERLIFTING, KICKBOXING, IFBB PRO LEAGUE, WSM, WWE MAKE APPEARANCES

Jun 5, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various sports, bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The latest "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" Pro Athletes Roundup includes pros at the Toronto Pro SuperShow ...

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Gains For Hard Gainers

Jun 4, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Supplement Articles
[Editor's Note: Welcome to Part One in our three-part series on Bodybuilding by Body Type. Achieving and maintaining the ideal physique is extremely challenging for all athletes, but it poses special challenges for Ectomorphs (or Hard Gainers) and Endomorphs (people who have difficulty ripping up and getting lean). Of course, ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO CONTEST REPORT: IFBB PRO GUY CISTERNINO WINS TORONTO PRO BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIPS SUPERSHOW 212 CLASS

Jun 2, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: IFBB Pro League Contest Results, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Announced: Over the weekend, IFBB Pro Gaetano Cisternino gained a victory, winning the 1st place in the 212 Division at the 2014 IFBB Toronto Pro Bodybuilding Championships. Swapping placings from last year's contest, IFBB ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO CONTEST REPORT: IFBB PRO JUAN MOREL WINS TORONTO PRO BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIPS SUPERSHOW

Jun 2, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: IFBB Pro League Contest Results, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Announced: Over the weekend, IFBB Pro Juan Morel earned a 1st place victory, winning the Open Division at the 2014 IFBB Toronto Pro Bodybuilding Championships. Powerlifter IFBB Pro Johnnie Jackson powered his way into ...

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The Case for Submaximal Effort

May 30, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
I grew up in a gym that was less of a fitness club and more of a Louie Simmons altar; Westside was the best side and no argument otherwise was entertained. We did ourselves a disservice. While we grew in strength -- and as lifters -- under the Westside method, ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO ATHLETE REPORT: IFBB PRO GUNTER SCHLIERKAMP SPEAKS ON HIS NEW GYM, ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER SUPPORT, RONNIE COLEMAN RIVALRY

May 30, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: Career Updates, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: Retired IFBB Pro Gunter Schlierkamp held a fitness event at his newly opened fitness studio in Hermosa Beach, CA, covered by OK Magazine. The functional training facility is co-owned with his wife IFBB Fitness Pro Kim ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: LEGENDARY MR. OLYMPIA FRANK ZANE, PHIL HEATH, JAY CUTLER, RAMY ELSSBIAY, ZACK KHAN, RICARDO CORREIA

May 26, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, Legends Update, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various sports, bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The latest "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" Pro Athletes Roundup includes an American ...

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Rock Hard and Ready for Summer

May 22, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Diet Articles, Supplement Articles
Okay, guys, this one's for you. Summer is the season when all your hard work in the gym culminates and can be appreciated. This is especially obvious for those of you who take the time and effort to plan a proper diet and supplement regimen in the weeks leading up ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: IFBB PRO ANDY HAMAN, IFBB PRO MIKE FRANCOIS, PLUS BODYPOWER PRO BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIPS EXPO

May 21, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, IFBB Pro League Contest Results, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various sports, bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The latest "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" Pro Athletes Roundup includes a ...

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4 Moves for a Massive Chest

May 20, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
Faking a straight on, one dimensional selfie on Facebook is easy, but real life is three dimensional and eventually someone will see you from the side. The chest is a very noticeable body part; a well-developed chest commands respect, shows strength and screams masculine virility. If your chest isn't getting ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO CONTEST REPORT: IFBB PRO AARON CLARK WINS NEW YORK PRO BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIPS 212 CLASS

May 19, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: IFBB Pro League Contest Results, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Announced: Over the weekend, IFBB Pro Aaron Clark was crowned the 1st place winner of the 212 Division at the 2014 New York Pro Bodybuilding Championships, leaping from his 4th place spot last year. ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO CONTEST REPORT: IFBB PRO MAMDOUH ELSSBIAY, 'BIG RAMY' REPEATS VICTORY AT NEW YORK PRO BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIPS

May 19, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: IFBB Pro League Contest Results, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Announced: Over the weekend, IFBB Pro Mamdouh Elssbiay, a.k.a. "Big Ramy," had a repeat victory, winning 1st place in the Open Division of the 2014 New York Pro Bodybuilding Championships at the Tribeca Performing ...

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6 Simple Tips for Getting Stronger

May 15, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
Strength isn't just for the boys in the gym. It's an essential component of a woman's quest for a leaner, attractive figure and optimized overall wellness. Your goal may be to lose fat, but you're only going to achieve that result if you have the muscle required to burn it. ...

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Your Time to Shine: A Step-by-Step Guide for Shaping Up for Summer

May 15, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Diet Articles
Summer is around the corner, and what better time is there to be serious about getting lean and looking your best? Regardless of where you are starting, if you start now you could be trim, lean, confident, and in the best shape of your life by summer.  However, you'll need ...

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From 240 lbs to a Svelte 118!

May 14, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Diet Articles, Transformation Stories
Sometimes the first step along the journey to losing significant weight is to set down all the emotional baggage you're carrying. That's what Christina Cores learned as she embarked on the long, hard journey from a miserable 240 lbs to a trim, vital 118 lbs. Exercise and proper diet are ...

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Will Cardio Make You Fat?

May 14, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Diet Articles, Training Articles
We all know the type. Every gym has them. She's the woman breezing along on the elliptical trainer for what seems like hours. Or the guy trudging on the treadmill. Day in, day out, there they are, on the road to nowhere. Maybe they're even working in a little interval ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO CONTEST REPORT: IFBB PRO GUY CISTERNINO WINS IFBB PRO LEAGUE DALLAS PRO BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIPS 212 DIVISION

May 12, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: IFBB Pro League Contest Results, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Announced: Over the weekend, IFBB Pro Gaetano Cisternino won 1st place in the 212 Division at the 2014 IFBB Dallas Pro Bodybuilding Championships, Europa Super Show in Texas. IFBB Pro Mboya Edwards was named ...

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Train Harder and Longer

May 12, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Supplement Articles, Beta-Alanine
Training for maximal performance in nearly every situation comes down to preventing fatigue and promoting the highest quality workouts you can complete.  If you are a bodybuilder and want to get bigger and stronger this means knocking out a higher number of sets and repetitions during any given workout. For ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO CONTEST REPORT: IFBB PRO BRANCH WARREN WINS IFBB PRO LEAGUE DALLAS PRO BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIPS AT EUROPA SUPER SHOW

May 12, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: IFBB Pro League Contest Results, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Announced: Over the weekend, IFBB Pro Branch Warren claimed another pro victory, winning 1st place in the Open Division at the 2014 IFBB Dallas Pro Bodybuilding Championships, Europa Super Show in Texas. IFBB Pro ...

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Are You Trying Too Hard?

May 9, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
In the literature of fitness and bodybuilding, the philosophy of super-maxed-out, balls-to-the-wall effort on every lift is everywhere. And there's something to be said for that philosophy. After all, if you don't try hard, you won't get anywhere. But believe it or not, there's such a thing as being too ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: MR. OLYMPIA RONNIE COLEMAN, IFBB PRO TOM PLATZ, BRANDON CURRY, VINCE TAYLOR, ROELLY WINKLAAR

May 7, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, Legends Update, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various sports, bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The latest "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" Pro Athletes Roundup includes Olympia stars, ...

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Switched On Vitality

May 6, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Supplement Articles, L-Dopa
Sometimes, it's just not happening. You feel like you're doing everything right. You're getting to the gym; you're doing your workouts. You're trying to eat clean, taking your supplements, getting enough protein. You're getting your rest. But the results aren't there. In fact, you could be getting a little softer. ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: PITTSBURGH CHAMPIONSHIPS ALL-STARS: PHIL HEATH, MAMDOUH ELSSBIAY, BRANCH WARREN, DEXTER JACKSON

May 6, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various sports, bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The latest "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" Pro Athletes Roundup focuses on the annual Pennsylvania ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO CONTEST REPORT: INAUGURAL SLOVAKIA PRO BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIPS IN ZILINA AWARDS WINNING IFBB PRO LEAGUE ATHLETES AT MOZOLANI CLASSIC

May 5, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: IFBB Pro League Contest Results, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Announced: Over the weekend, the IFBB Slovakia Pro Bodybuilding Championships, a.k.a. the IFBB Mozolani Pro Classic, debuted at the Doxxbet Arena in Zilina. IFBB Pro Sami Al-Haddad won 1st place. IFBB Pro Khalid Almohsinawi ...

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The Art and Science of PowerBuilding

May 1, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
Ronnie Coleman, the most successful bodybuilder of all time, nearly a decade after his retirement, has set a muscularity standard no one today has come close to matching! King Ron trained with extremely low reps and heavy weight like a powerlifter, including an 800-pound squat for a single and the ...

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ANDREW OYE'S AMERICAN GLADIATORS + IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: 'TITAN' MIKE O'HEARN, EX-NFL MALCOLM MARSHALL, IFBB PRO DALLAS MCCARVER, FLEX LEWIS

Apr 30, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Announced: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various sports, bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The latest "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" Pro Athletes Roundup includes a titanic dog, a ...

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ANDREW OYE'S ARNOLD CLASSIC REPORT: 2014 IFBB PRO LEAGUE ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER CLASSIC BRASIL CROWNS IFBB PRO STEVE KUCLO AS CHAMPION

Apr 28, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: IFBB Pro League Contest Results, Sports Festival, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Announced: Over the weekend, IFBB Pro Steve Kuclo won the 2014 IFBB Pro Arnold Schwarzenegger Classic Brasil Bodybuilding Championships at the Arnold Sports Festival in Rio de Janeiro. IFBB Pro Juan Morel ...

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An Inside Look at MuscleMeds

Apr 25, 2014
Posted in: MuscleMeds, Supplement Articles, Superfeature Articles, Articles by ProSource
[Editor's Note: Welcome back to our "Inside Look" series, in which we assess the present and future of the supplement industry by talking with CEOs, founders, and senior executives from some of the most respected and innovative companies in the sports nutrition field. In this installment, we're talking to Gerard ...

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6 Training Mistakes That Are Sabotaging Your Mass Gains

Apr 24, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
I firmly believe the pursuit of increased strength, size and conditioning is as much art as it is science. Sure, science has told us a great deal about how to get stronger and larger, but it certainly doesn't provide all of the answers, all of the time. It certainly provides ...

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ANDREW OYE'S ARNOLD CLASSIC PREVIEW: ARNOLD SPORTS FESTIVAL BRINGS IFBB PRO LEAGUE ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER CLASSIC BACK TO BRASIL

Apr 24, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: IFBB Pro League Contest Competitors List, Sports Festival, Special Event, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Announced: The Arnold Sports Festival brings an international mix of athletes for athletic, physique and bodybuilding competitions back to Brazil -- the land of sunny beaches and sensational bodies ...

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The Facts About Fats

Apr 22, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Supplement Articles, Omega-3
[Editor's Note: Serious bodybuilders have long known that dietary fat intake doesn't make you fat. In fact, healthy fats are an indispensable source of energy, and are much less likely to be stored away as excess body fat than carbs. Of course, there is a hierarchy of dietary value when ...

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ANDREW OYE'S AMERICAN GLADIATORS + IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: MR. OLYMPIA JAY CUTLER, IFBB PRO JON DELAROSA, GLADIATOR 'TITAN' MIKE O'HEARN

Apr 21, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various sports, bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The latest "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" Pro Athletes Roundup includes a multi-year Mr. Olympia, ...

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Sick Squats

Apr 17, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
I know what you're thinking: "Great, another article about squats . . . yawn." Before you close this training article down and check out what your ex is doing on Facebook (assuming she hasn't blocked you yet), give me a chance to "wow" you. I've always felt if you squatted ...

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Optimal Nutritional Timing

Apr 16, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Supplement Articles
Have you heard of a concept known as Foundational Nutrition? Foundational Nutrition can be described as a philosophy of eating and utilizing foods and nutrient timing in order to promote your own vital health. Supplements are designed to help obtain specific goals and to support the eating plan that you ...

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ANDREW OYE'S WBF+IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: BODYBUILDERS VINCE COMERFORD, RONNIE COLEMAN, RICH GASPARI, DEXTER JACKSON, BRANCH WARREN, VICTOR MARTINEZ, SHAWN RHODEN, PRO WRESTLER BRIAN CAGE

Apr 16, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, Legends Update, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various sports, bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The latest "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" Pro Athletes Roundup includes a former ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO CONTEST REPORT: IFBB PRO JUSTIN COMPTON WINS SHOW OF CHAMPIONS AT IFBB PRO LEAGUE ORLANDO PRO BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIPS

Apr 14, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: IFBB Pro League Contest Results, Andrew Oye's Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Announced: Over the weekend, IFBB Pro Justin Compton won 1st place at the 2014 IFBB Pro Europa Show of Champions at the Europa Games 'Get Fit and Sports Expo' in Orlando, Florida, earning his first ...

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An Inside Look at iForce Nutrition

Apr 11, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Supplement Articles, Superfeature Articles
[Editor's Note: As part of our ongoing "Inside Look" series of interviews, we've been sitting down and discussing the current and future challenges facing the supplement industry with some of the industry's most influential leaders. This week, we're privileged to speak to Niko Contardi, a senior member of the management ...

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ANDREW OYE'S WWE PRO ATHLETE REPORT: WWE HALL OF FAME CHAMPION, LEGENDARY WWE SUPERSTAR 'THE ULTIMATE WARRIOR' PASSES AWAY AT 54

Apr 11, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: WWE Legends Update, Tribute to a Champion, Andrew Oye's Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Reported: Professional wrestler, bodybuilder and legendary sports-entertainer James Hellwig, known by his stage name "The Ultimate Warrior" passed away at 54. (June 16, 1959 -- April 8, 2014). The "So What?": MUSCLE INK ...

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Biceps Blasters

Apr 11, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
"Biceps are like ornaments on a Christmas tree," said one of the greatest powerlifters of all-time, Ed Coan. A Christmas tree is just a tree, without ornaments. Let's look at three exercises that will help you metaphorically decorate your Christmas tree. Hercules Chin-Up A large number of bodybuilders and gym ...

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ANDREW OYE'S WWE + IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: 'HULK' LOU FERRIGNO, MR. OLYMPIA DEXTER JACKSON, MARCO RIVERA, EVAN CENTOPANI, DARRON GLENN

Apr 9, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, Legends Update, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various sports, bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The latest "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" Pro Athletes Roundup includes "The Hulk" ...

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ANDREW OYE'S PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: SPORTS STARS FILL GERMANY'S FIBO POWER EXPO MINUS PRO SHOW AT FIBO IFBB PRO BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIPS

Apr 7, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: IFBB Pro League Contest, Fitness Industry Event, Andrew Oye's Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: It's April, which means ordinarily "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" would report results of the IFBB FIBO Power Pro Bodybuilding Championships; however, this year, the 20.000 fitness fans that flooded the FIBO Power Health and ...

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Core Curriculum

Apr 4, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
Modern core training has evolved into an amalgamation of circus tricks -- gimmicks invented to sell DVDs and training programs. In reality, the core needs simple but intense challenges to improve, not moves devised for spectacle's sake. Forget about exhibition! Let's get back to core training that produces. Below you'll ...

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ANDREW OYE'S STRONGMAN REPORT: 2014 WORLD'S STRONGEST MAN CONTEST RESULTS AND WSM TV SCHEDULE

Apr 3, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: Strongman Competition, Strength Sports, Contest Results, Andrew Oye's WSM Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: Lithuanian Pro Strongman Zydrunas Savickas overpowered his fellow competitors, winning the 2014 World's Strongest Man contest in Los Angeles, California, at locations like Muscle Beach in Venice, Paramount Studios and Universal City ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: MR. OLYMPIA PHIL HEATH, SANTANA ANDERSON, DENNIS WOLF, BEN PAKULSKI, DALLAS MCCARVER

Mar 31, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various sports, bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The latest "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" Pro Athletes Roundup includes the current Mr. Olympia ...

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I've Never Felt Anything Like It. I'm a New Man.

Mar 31, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Superfeature Articles, Supplement Articles, ProSource: AndroTest
It's really pretty simple. If you're wondering whether your testosterone levels are low, they probably ARE low. Medical science has long since conclusively determined that blood serum testosterone levels in men begin declining at age 30 and drop off sharply in the decades that follow. Those are the facts. But ...

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4 Movements for Massive Triceps

Mar 27, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
Everybody that trains wants big arms, but almost everybody underestimates the role of the triceps in the arm-size equation and focuses a disproportionate amount of time training the biceps, in spite of the fact triceps compose 2/3 of the upper arm. Let's take a look at four exercises that will ...

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ANDREW OYE'S STRONGMAN REPORT: WSM WORLD'S STRONGEST MAN CONTEST SPRINGS FORWARD ON PRO SPORTS TV SCHEDULE

Mar 26, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: Strongman Competition, Strength Sports, Contest Results, Andrew Oye's Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: The World's Strongest Man (WSM) contest, which is usually staged in the Fall season, will "spring forward" and hold its 2014 edition in the Spring season to better position itself on the professional ...

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An Inside Look at BPI Sports

Mar 26, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Supplement Articles, Superfeature Articles
[Editor's Note: As part of our ongoing "Inside Look" series of interviews, we've been sitting down and discussing the current and future challenges facing the supplement industry with some of the industry's most influential leaders. This week, we're privileged to speak to James Grage, Co-Founder and Vice President of BPI ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: MR. OLYMPIA PHIL HEATH, RICH GASPARI, MAMDOUH ELSSBIAY, EVAN CENTOPANI, BRANDON CURRY, FLEX LEWIS

Mar 20, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various sports, bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The latest "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" Pro Athletes Roundup includes history-making Arnold Classic champions ...

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Back It Up Big Time!

Mar 20, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
Small changes often mark the inception of dramatic development. Read a bit more and you'll find your brain to be a most interesting part of your anatomy. Condition a tad more and you'll be amazed at the lifting volume you can tolerate. Try the snatch grip and astonish yourself with ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO CONTEST REPORT: IFBB PRO JOSE RAYMOND WINS NEW ZEALAND PRO BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIPS IN AUCKLAND

Mar 20, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: IFBB Pro League Contest Results, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Announced: Over the weekend, IFBB Pro Jose Raymond rose to the top of the pack at the 2014 IFBB New Zealand Pro Bodybuilding Championships. The sole competitor from the USA took 1st place at ...

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Non-Stop Growth

Mar 19, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Supplement Articles
[Editor's Note: Welcome to the latest installment in our celebrated Stacking for Success Series! This week, we're taking on the challenge of continuous and unchecked muscle growth with The 24-Hour Growth Stack. Are you sacrificing hard-won muscle gains overnight as your body slips into fasting mode and starts cannibalizing muscle ...

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Grow While You Sleep

Mar 14, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Supplement Articles
In an effort to maximize protein synthesis, bodybuilders require at least twice as much protein as the regular sedentary Joe. Thus, it is no mystery why protein supplementation is necessary to make significant lean mass gains. Over the past few decades, research investigating protein source and timing has exploded, leading ...

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Welcome to Death Row

Mar 13, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
When I first started seriously strength training in 1994, much like every other newbie, I loved to enthusiastically train my chest and biceps. My high school strength coach at the time was smart enough to know if he allowed teenage boys to perform 4 or 5 sets of bench press, ...

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An Inside Look at MusclePharm

Mar 12, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Supplement Articles, Superfeature Articles
[Editor's Note: As part of our ongoing "Inside Look" series of interviews, we've been sitting down and discussing the current and future challenges facing the supplement industry with some of the industry's most influential leaders. This week, we're privileged to speak to Cory Gregory, MusclePharm Co-Founder and Executive Vice President. ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO CONTEST REPORT: IFBB PRO SHAWN RHODEN WINS AUSTRALIAN PRO GRAND PRIX BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIPS

Mar 11, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: IFBB Pro League Contest Results, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Announced: Over the weekend, IFBB Pro Shawn Rhoden shined with a winning physique at the 2014 Australian Pro Grand Prix Bodybuilding Championships, taking 1st place at the event in Melbourne. Usually a 212 Division ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB LEGENDS REPORT: FIRST-EVER MR. OLYMPIA BODYBUILDING CHAMPION IFBB PRO LARRY SCOTT PASSES AWAY AT 75

Mar 10, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: IFBB Pro League Legends Updates, Tribute to a Champion, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Reported: Actor, entrepreneur and legendary Mr. Olympia Larry Scott passed away at 75. (October 12, 1938 -- March 8, 2014). The "So What?": Born in Blackfoot, Idaho, Larry Scott began ...

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Real Results in as Little As Two Weeks

Mar 10, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Diet Articles, Superfeature Articles, Supplement Articles
If you're an athlete who takes his physique and performance goals seriously (and we know you are, or you wouldn't be here), you're probably familiar with the constant blur of activity surrounding some of the most-hyped brands in the thermogenic category. Some of these products seem to be "reformulated" every ...

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ANDREW OYE'S PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: AMERICAN GLADIATOR, NFL, UFC, TNA, WWE, IFBB PROS AND ARNOLD CLASSIC CHAMPS

Mar 7, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
ANDREW OYE'S PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: AMERICAN GLADIATOR, NFL, UFC, WSM, TNA, WWE, IFBB PRO LEAGUE ATHLETES AND ARNOLD CLASSIC CHAMPS The Item: Career Updates, Legends Update, Special Appearances, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances ...

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Growth Indicators

Mar 7, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Supplement Articles
[Editor's Note: Stacking for Success Month continues here at ProSource with this week's expert analysis of the Total Workout and Recovery Stack, a unique and highly synergistic combination of premium-quality BioQuest and MusclePharm supplements. Be sure to check out previous entries for the Hardcore Testosterone Boosting Stack and the Ultra ...

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Say 'See Ya Later' to Excess Fat

Mar 7, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Supplement Articles, Diet Articles
As spring approaches and the temperatures rise, so too will your desire to shed a few pounds before you put back on the swimsuit. A long-term approach to weight loss typically involves a lifestyle change that means modifications to both your diet and exercise program. The overwhelming factor that controls ...

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ANDREW OYE'S ARNOLD CLASSIC REPORT: IFBB PRO LEAGUE ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER CLASSIC CROWNS IFBB PRO FLEX LEWIS FIRST 212 DIVISION CHAMP

Mar 3, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: IFBB Pro League Contest Results, Arnold Sports Festival, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Announced: Over the weekend, IFBB Pro James "Flex" Lewis was crowned the first-ever winner of the Arnold Sports Festival's inaugural 212 Division Men's Bodybuilding contest at the 2014 IFBB Pro Arnold ...

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ANDREW OYE'S ARNOLD CLASSIC REPORT: 2014 IFBB PRO LEAGUE ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER CLASSIC CROWNS IFBB PRO DENNIS WOLF AND MORE CHAMPIONS

Mar 3, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: IFBB Pro League Contest Results, Arnold Sports Festival, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Announced: Over the weekend, IFBB Pro Dennis Wolf was crowned the winner of the 2014 IFBB Pro Arnold Schwarzenegger Classic Bodybuilding Championships and claimed the Mr. International title at the Arnold ...

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ANDREW OYE'S ARNOLD SPORTS FESTIVAL PREVIEW: SUPER-SIZED IFBB PRO LEAGUE ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER CLASSIC CHAMPIONSHIPS

Feb 27, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: IFBB Pro League Contest Competitors List, Sports Festival, Special Event, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Announced: The 2014 Arnold Sports Festival gathers an international collective of athletes in Columbus, OH, (February 27 to March 2), to celebrate athletic competition, including the 26th Annual IFBB ...

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ANDREW OYE'S ARNOLD SPORTS FESTIVAL REPORT: INTERNATIONAL SPORTS HALL OF FAME INDUCTS NEW CLASS OF HONOREES

Feb 26, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: Sports Hall of Fame, Special Event, Legends Update, Andrew Oye's Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Announced -- The International Sports Hall of Fame (ISHOF) inducts a new class of select honorees as part of the world's largest multi-sport festival, the Arnold Sports Festival in Columbus, OH, (February ...

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Rest-Pause Method

Feb 26, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
The rest-pause method can produce substantial gains, whether you're in the genetic elite or you sometimes feel you're suffering from genetic imprisonment. Rest-Pause Training Explained Rest-pause training breaks down one set into several sub-sets with a brief rest between each. Depending on the intensity level and what you're hoping to ...

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An Inside Look at Inner Armour

Feb 26, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Superfeature Articles, Supplement Articles
[Editor's Note: As part of our ongoing "Inside Look" series of interviews with the movers and shakers in the supplement industry, we recently sat down and talked with Eric Johnson, Vice President of Inner Armour. Since its founding in 2009, Inner Armour has been a research-and-development innovator and staunch corporate ...

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Get Hard and Lean in 2014!

Feb 25, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Supplement Articles
[Editor's Note: Welcome back to Stacking for Success Month here at ProSource.net! The product development team at ProSource has assembled some of the most powerful and profoundly transformational stacks in the history of bodybuilding. Each week this month, we've been featuring one of those stacks, telling you how and why ...

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ANDREW OYE'S WWE PRO ATHLETE REPORT: WWE CHAMPION DAVID OTUNGA DELIVERS KEYNOTE SPEECH AT HARVARD LAW SPORTS + ENTERTAINMENT SYMPOSIUM

Feb 21, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, Andrew Oye's Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" takes an intermission from my IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup at various sports, bodybuilding, physique and fitness events for a WWE Pro Athletes Roundup in the halls of academia. Alumnus of Harvard ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO LEGENDS REPORT: HALL OF FAMERS IFBB PRO TOM PLATZ, IFBB PRO LEE LABRADA, ARNOLD CLASSIC CHAMP RICH GASPARI

Feb 20, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: Career Updates, Legends Update, Special Appearances, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various sports, bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. Continuing my news about vets via video, the latest "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle ...

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Get Ready to Shoulder the Load

Feb 20, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
Life is plagued with necessary evils -- taxes, grocery shopping, pretending that you like your girlfriend's brother. Warming up, for most folks, is filed neatly behind writing tax checks in the stuff-we-don't-wanna-do Rolodex. Truth is, we have to take care of our shoulders if we want them to take care ...

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One Size Does Not Fit All

Feb 19, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Research Articles
You may have followed the same diet program as a friend, but they lost dramatically more weight, or performed the same training program and they experienced substantially better outcomes. Sure this is frustrating, but it's actually not surprising as we begin to understand the importance of individual variability in response ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO LEGENDS REPORT: MR. OLYMPIA IFBB PRO RONNIE COLEMAN CULTIVATES THE BUSINESS SIDE OF BODYBUILDING

Feb 17, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: Career Updates, Legends Update, Special Appearances, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: The latest "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" Pro Athletes Roundup checks-in on the happenings of a bona fide legend among IFBB Pro League athletes. This week, legendary 8-time Mr. Olympia IFBB Pro Ronnie ...

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Increase Training Density

Feb 13, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
Faced with more and more demands upon your time? Finding it harder and harder to accommodate career, family, and training time? If so, making the most of every minute on the gym floor has never been more important. This week, I am going to share with you a method that ...

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Level Up!

Feb 12, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Supplement Articles
The proliferation of testosterone support formulas in recent years has left many bodybuilders scratching their heads when faced with so many options. Many athletes are reluctant to commit to products in this all-important category, and for good reason. It's no secret that unscrupulous manufacturers have flooded the marketplace with inadequately ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO LEGENDS REPORT: MR. OLYMPIA IFBB PRO DORIAN YATES TRAVELS THROUGH TIME AT HIS BODYBUILDING TEMPLE

Feb 10, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: Career Updates, Legends Update, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: The latest "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" Pro Athletes Roundup corrals a crew of IFBB Pro League athletes via video.  Last week, legendary 6-time Mr. Olympia IFBB Pro Dorian Yates posted a video, in which ...

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Pike Your Way to Perfect Abs

Feb 7, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
Let me be blunt: I don't like core training. Much like foam rolling, stretching, mobility and dynamic warm-up drills, and any form of cardio, it just bores me to tears. With that being said, I know it's essential to improved performance on the big lifts and also to keeping me ...

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Live Large!

Feb 6, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Supplement Articles
[Editor's Note] Top competitive bodybuilders have long known the importance of supplement stacking when it comes to optimizing physique and performance. Protein and creatine. Pre-workouts and recovery agents. T-boosters and mass builders. Some combinations just work together in perfect synergy to generate greatly enhanced results. Here at ProSource, our product ...

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Explosive Bench Press Training

Jan 30, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
A more explosive bench press is a stronger bench press! I have said for years that lifting light weights faster makes them feel lighter. Try it out; first lift a 50-pound dumbbell off a rack slowly, next snatch it off quickly.  Dollars to donuts says it feels a helluva a ...

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Crowning Glory

Jan 29, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Supplement Articles
It's one of the great ironies of the bodybuilding life. Testosterone is the wellspring from which many positive outcomes for men (muscle growth, libido, youthful vitality) originate. Most athletes make an effort to support optimized production of testosterone for exactly this reason. Testosterone also occupies a position at the beginning ...

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Heavy Chest

Jan 28, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
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Secrets of the Perfect Lift

Jan 24, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
Hacks articles are most often designed to make life easier. I'll warn you right now that this is not the goal of this article. What we'll do for the next 1,000 words or so is learn a few valuable training hacks that make you a more efficient lifter. Effectiveness, not ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: ARNOLD CLASSIC CHAMP FLEX WHEELER, OLYMPIA SHOWDOWN CHAMP FLEX LEWIS, IFBB PRO SHAWN 'FLEXATRON' RHODEN

Jan 24, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various sports, bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The latest "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" Pro Athletes Roundup includes the Flexes - the ...

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ANDREW OYE'S PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: L.A. FIT EXPO FEATURES SPORTS + FITNESS PROS FROM UFC, WSM, AAU, NPC, WCO, IFBB PRO LEAGUE

Jan 22, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: Fitness Industry Event, Special Appearances, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Announced: The Los Angeles Fitness Expo pumps up the halls of the Los Angeles Convention Center this weekend (January 25-26). The Fit Expo LA (TheFitExpo Southern California) features a plethora of energy-pumping events, including: ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: MR. OLYMPIA JAY CUTLER, IFBB PRO TROY ALVES, IFBB PRO MARCUS HALEY, IFBB PRO GAETANO CISTERNINO

Jan 20, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various sports, bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The latest "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" Pro Athletes Roundup includes pros packing their bags ...

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Caffeine Timing for Stronger Workouts

Jan 19, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Supplement Articles, Training Articles
Most lifters have used caffeine to boost performance. In fact, I can, without question, say that every lifter I know has. Many times, however, they arbitrarily ingest caffeine without planning. If they did their homework, they'd find that they are potentially missing out on a big performance boost. No worries, ...

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ANDREW OYE PREVIEWS IFBB PRO LEAGUE 2014 CONTEST SEASON SCHEDULE AND CHAMPIONS OF THE INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF BODYBUILDING + FITNESS

Jan 17, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: IFBB Pro League News, Contest Schedule, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Announced: The IFBB Professional League (International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness) released its 2014 schedule of professional bodybuilding championships and events.    The "So What?": As reported in "Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report," ...

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Arms on BLAST

Jan 16, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
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IFBB PRO LEAGUE ANDREW OYE REPORT: IFBB PROFESSIONAL LEAGUE ANNOUNCES REVISED IFBB PRO OLYMPIA QUALIFICATION SERIES FOR ATHLETES

Jan 14, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
IFBB PRO LEAGUE ANDREW OYE REPORT: IFBB PROFESSIONAL LEAGUE ANNOUNCES REVISED IFBB PRO OLYMPIA QUALIFICATION SERIES FOR ATHLETES The Item: IFBB Pro League News, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Announced: The International Federation of Bodybuilding & Fitness (IFBB) released the following announcement: The IFBB Professional League, ...

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How Low Is Low?

Jan 12, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Diet Articles, BioQuest: BetaStax
There are a lot of opinions regarding low-carbohydrate diets in terms of what level of carb restriction is optimal, should you jump or ease into carb restriction, and are occasional carb loads helpful or harmful?  Here's my take on these issues. Defining Low Carb There remains a lot of confusion ...

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Goal-Based Conditioning

Jan 10, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
Goal-based conditioning has long caused trainees trouble -- the devil is in the details. Keep a few considerations in mind and matching conditioning with strength isn't as complicated as it seems. Energy Systems Review While most folks think of cardiovascular exercise when they think about conditioning, the truth is conditioning ...

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Say NO to Winter Fat Gain!

Jan 6, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Diet Articles, Supplement Articles
It's that time of the year again, when the cold, the reduced sunlight, and our once-again-packed work schedules conspire to undermine our dietary and training schedules. We all know that this is a recipe for some seriously unwanted fat gain, yet most of us inadvertently put on five to ten ...

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New Year's Reboot

Jan 2, 2014
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
For the seasoned and consistent lifter or fitness enthusiast, 4-to-6 day per week training programs are commonplace. However, for those who haven't picked up a barbell much in the last year (or years), or have fallen off the wagon in the months of November and December due to too much ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: MR. OLYMPIA RONNIE COLEMAN, JAY CUTLER, GUY CISTERNINO, VICTOR MARTINEZ, FOUAD ABIAD, NICOLE WILKINS, CEDRIC MCMILLAN

Dec 26, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Gossip, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" latest roundup includes final bits and pieces of 2013 IFBB ...

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Raise Your Hood

Dec 23, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
Behind bars, the upper chest is referred to as the hood. In commercial gyms the hood is usually lacking. Let's take a stroll in my hood and look at how to develop your hood. Powerlifting Influence In the 1990s, the late Anthony Clark set the iron world a blaze by ...

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The Skinny On Healthy Fats

Dec 22, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Supplement Articles
If you were given a quiz on important dietary factors to support health, weight loss and even performance goals, what factors would spring to mind?  Caloric intake would certainly be included.  I realize it's not very sexy, but like it or not, if you are knocking back more calories in ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: SHAWN RAY, KEVIN LEVRONE, SHAWN RHODEN, BEN PAKULSKI, ZACK KHAN, AKIM WILLIAMS, MARK ANTHONY WINGSON

Dec 17, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Gossip, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" latest roundup includes IFBB Hall of Famers and a beastly ...

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Soy Vs. Whey

Dec 16, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Supplement Articles, Protein
Why do you work out?  If you're like most people your reason is likely to feel better, enhance your physique by building lean muscle and losing fat, and/or to improve your health.  These processes require a number of factors to be in order and a primary component is your diet, ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: OLYMPIAN JAY CUTLER PLAYS SANTA, OLYMPIA LEGEND RONNIE COLEMAN, MMA FIGHTER ROBERT BURNEIKA

Dec 16, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Gossip, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, Legends Update, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" latest roundup includes Olympia foes and MMA fighters. ...

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The Value of Partials

Dec 13, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
Right or wrong, the bench press is how the American public judges strength. Generally, full range of motion should be used for full development! But, as a lifter advances and starts to plateau, partials can become an important part of continued progress. Want to bench more? Read on… Why Partials? ...

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The E Is For Extraordinary

Dec 12, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Superfeature Articles
Our reach may be nationwide here at ProSource, but our heart will always be at the Jersey Shore. We like our Jersey Shore heroes to be proud and loud, and Seaside Heights legend Robbie E fits the bill in every way. Robbie E has captivated Total Nonstop Action wrestling fans ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: MR. OLYMPIA JAY CUTLER, ROELLY WINKLAAR, STEVE KUCLO, JOHNNIE JACKSON, 'INCREDIBLE HULK' LOU FERRIGNO

Dec 11, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" latest roundup includes an improved pro and a proven champion. ...

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The Workout Warriors' Gift Guide

Dec 10, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Superfeature Articles
The days are counting down to Christmas. All the easy gifts -- the sweaters and video games, the iPads and scarves -- are packed and wrapped. Now comes the hard part. Your friend the gym rat doesn't want an electric razor. The dedicated athlete in your life doesn't want a ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: MR. OLYMPIA PHIL HEATH AND MAMDOUH 'BIG RAMY' ELSSBIAY WELCOME 2013 AMATEUR OLYMPIA WINNER

Dec 10, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Gossip, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" latest roundup includes Egyptian champs and the Reigning Champ. The ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: ARNOLD CLASSIC CHAMP RICH GASPARI, JON DELAROSA, JAMES FLEX LEWIS, VICTOR MARTINEZ, EVAN CENTOPANI, GUY CISTERNINO

Dec 9, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" latest roundup includes Olympia Weekend challengers and charitable pros. The ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: DARREM CHARLES, MAMDOUH ELSSBIAY, STEVE KUCLO, BRANCH WARREN, JAMES FLEX LEWIS, NICOLE WILKINS

Nov 27, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Gossip, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" latest roundup includes a 24-years-long competitive veteran and pros on ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: MR. OLYMPIA LEE HANEY, RICH GASPARI, PHIL HEATH, JAY CUTLER, DEXTER JACKSON, VICTOR MARTINEZ, DENNIS WOLF

Nov 26, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Gossip, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" latest roundup includes a Canadian giant and Olympia Qualification Series ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO CARD REPORT: NPC NATIONAL BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIPS AWARDS NEW IFBB PRO LEAGUE CARDS TO ATHLETES

Nov 25, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Gossip, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report
The Item: Contest Results, New IFBB Pro League Cards, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Announced: Over the weekend, Kevin Jordan won the Heavyweight Class and the Overall title at the 2013 NPC National Bodybuilding Championships in Fort Lauderdale, FL. As reported in "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report," ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: MR. OLYMPIA PHIL HEATH, DEXTER JACKSON, MAMDOUH ELSSBIAY, SHAWN RHODEN, ED NUNN, DENNIS JAMES

Nov 19, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Gossip, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" latest roundup includes an Egyptian rookie and a soon-to-be-retiree? The ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO CONTEST REPORT: IFBB PRO DEXTER JACKSON DOMINATES AT TIJUANA PRO BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIPS

Nov 18, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Gossip, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report
The Item: IFBB Pro League Contest Results, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Over the weekend, 2013 Arnold Classic winner IFBB Pro Dexter Jackson dominated the rest of the competition for an easy 1st place victory at the 2013 IFBB Tijuana International Pro Bodybuilding Championships in Mexico. IFBB ...

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A Strong Defense

Nov 15, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Supplement Articles, Antioxidants
Optimizing the human body's antioxidant capacity is vital to protecting the integrity of our cells, resulting in enhanced immune system defenses, protection against illness and the cascade of physical and cognitive impairments that can result from high levels of physical stress. High-intensity athletes are especially vulnerable to oxidative stress because ...

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Fantastic Finishers

Nov 14, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
It's been well established that the time tested multiple joint exercises (squats, deadlifts, presses, bench presses, rows & chin-ups) are what deliver the most bang for your training buck. Focusing on getting progressively stronger on these movements over time should be priority number one. However, once you've given these big ...

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Bigger Muscles With Beef!

Nov 13, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Supplement Articles
If you want to pack pounds of lean muscle onto your frame, you'd better beef up! Without a doubt, beef has historically been the number one muscle building food. Bodybuilders, powerlifters and athletes everywhere, both past and present, have sworn by the muscle-building properties of beef and for good reason. ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: MR. OLYMPIA LEE HANEY, JAY CUTLER, SETH FEROCE, JON DELAROSA, AMERICAN GLADIATOR MIKE O'HEARN

Nov 13, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Gossip, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" latest roundup includes a proper legend and an east-coast pack. ...

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ANDREW OYE'S STRONGMAN REPORT: 2013 AMERICA'S STRONGEST MAN CONTEST RESULTS

Nov 12, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Gossip, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report
The Item: Strongman Competition, Strength Sports, Contest Results, Andrew Oye's Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: Pro Strongman Brian Shaw overshadowed his competition in Las Vegas, winning the 2013 America's Strongest Man contest, and unseating the defending 2012 ASM Champion Mike Burke.   2013 America's Strongest Man Final Results ...

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ANDREW OYE'S STRONGMAN REPORT: 2013 WORLD'S STRONGEST MAN CONTEST RESULTS + TV SCHEDULE

Nov 11, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: Strongman Competition, Strength Sports, Contest Results, Andrew Oye's Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: American Pro Strongman Brian Shaw strong-armed his competition to win the 2013 World's Strongest Man contest in Sanya, China. The taped event will air on national TV later this year (when WSM organizers ...

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Are You Carb Sensitive?

Nov 10, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Supplement Articles, Protein
If you ask most educated people what the primary function of dietary carbohydrate (aka carbs) is, they will tell you energy. And they would be correct; carbs provide an important source of fuel. But that's not all they do. To truly understand how ingesting carbs affects your health and well-being ...

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Reverse Pyramid Training

Nov 7, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
Pyramid Training today is as popular at your local chain gym as spandex and mullets were in the 1980s. Pyramiding involves performing sets consisting of high reps at the beginning of the workout (base of pyramid), working towards the top of the pyramid by decreasing reps and increasing weight. Because ...

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ANDREW OYE AT MUSCLE INK MAGAZINE RECAPS MR. OLYMPIA IFBB PRO PHIL HEATH'S ROAD FROM BASKETBALL COURT TO BODYBUILDING STAGE

Nov 6, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Gossip, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report
The Item: Career Updates, IFBB Pro Athlete Feature, Andrew Oye's Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Announced: As 3-time Mr. Olympia IFBB Pro Phil Heath caps off the 2013 IFBB Pro League contest season with his third victory at Joe Weider's Olympia Weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada, and his first ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: MR. OLYMPIA PHIL HEATH, JAY CUTLER, BRANCH WARREN, STEVE KUCLO, FLEX LEWIS, VICTOR MARTINEZ

Nov 4, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Gossip, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" latest roundup includes two Mr. O's who are bros (a.k.a. ...

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The Ultimate Guide to Creatine

Nov 3, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Supplement Articles, Creatine
For over 20 years now, creatine has been helping us get stronger, bigger, and recover faster. Creatine monohydrate is the undisputed king of nutritional supplementation for athletic performance. Scores of research studies from all corners of the globe have been published and they collectively tell us that creatine works (Kreider ...

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Don't Neglect The Neck

Oct 31, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
Every physique that screams raw functional power has one thing in common: a big strong neck. Baggy shirts can hide arm development on a par with Justin Bieber's; sweats might camouflage "forgotten" leg days. But a pencil neck, forget it! No running, no hiding, it's exposed. Big lifts = Big ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: MR. OLYMPIA JAY CUTLER, FOUAD ABIAD, DENNIS JAMES, EVAN CENTOPANI, GAETANO CISTERNINO

Oct 30, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" latest roundup includes a string of 2013 Olympia contenders. The ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO CONTEST REPORT: IFBB PRO DAVID HENRY WINS 212 CLASS AT ASIAN GRAND PRIX PRO BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIPS

Oct 29, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Gossip, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report
The Item: IFBB Pro League Contest Results, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Announced: Over the weekend, IFBB Pro David Henry successfully defended his 2012 title and was awarded another 1st place win at the 2013 Asian Grand Prix Pro Bodybuilding Championships (a.k.a. Sheru Classic) in Pune, ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO CARD REPORT: UKBFF BRITISH BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIPS AWARDS ATHLETES WITH IFBB PRO LEAGUE CARDS

Oct 28, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: Contest Results, New IFBB Pro League Cards, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Announced: Ricardo Correia won the Heavyweight Class and Overall title at the 2013 UKBFF U.K. British Bodybuilding Championships, overtaking the winners of the other Classes -- Dave Titterton, Sasan Heirati, Cliff Benton, ...

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Are Vitamin Supplements Worthwhile?

Oct 27, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Supplement Articles, Vitamins and Minerals
Every workout warrior knows the routine for growing muscle mass and optimizing body transformation results: train hard, eat right, and ingest the best protein and growth formulas available, usually followed by even more protein. There's no doubt that bodybuilders and other athletes need and use more protein (plus healthy fats ...

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Extend and Grow

Oct 24, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
Most lifters don't think about the type of contraction they are using to elicit the results they want. Their thought process is most often dictated by exercise selection and sets and reps. While I can't disagree, I'll also note that this tunnel vision approach isn't optimal. To maximize strength and ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: MR. OLYMPIA RONNIE COLEMAN, PHIL HEATH, JAY CUTLER, DEXTER JACKSON, MARKUS RUHL, VICTOR MARTINEZ, BEN PAKULSKI

Oct 23, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" latest roundup includes a quartet of Mr. Olympias and a ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO CONTEST REPORT: IFBB PRO DAVID HENRY WINS EUROPA GAMES' PHOENIX PRO BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIPS

Oct 22, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Gossip, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report
The Item: IFBB Pro League Contest Results, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Over the weekend, the 2008 winner of the 202 Olympia Showdown IFBB Pro David Henry was declared the winning physique with a 1st place award in the 212 Division at the Europa Games' 2013 IFBB ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO CONTEST REPORT: IFBB PRAGUE PRO BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIPS REDEEMS GREENE

Oct 21, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Gossip, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report
The Item: IFBB Pro League Contest Results, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Announced: Over the weekend, IFBB Pro Kai Greene won the Open Division at the 2013 IFBB Prague Pro Bodybuilding Championships. 2013 IFBB Pro Arnold Schwarzenegger Classic Champ and 2008 Mr. Olympia IFBB Pro Dexter ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO CONTEST REPORT: IFBB PRO JAMES 'FLEX' LEWIS WINS PRAGUE PRO BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIPS

Oct 21, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Gossip, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report
The Item: IFBB Pro League Contest Results, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundupp The Scoop: Just Announced: Over the weekend, IFBB Pro James "Flex" Lewis received top physique honors, winning the 212 Division at the 2013 IFBB Prague Pro Bodybuilding Championships. The 2nd place spot was occupied by IFBB Pro ...

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Get the Alpha Male Advantage!

Oct 18, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Superfeature Articles, Supplement Articles, ProSource: AndroTest
Alpha males have it in abundance. It's the one key bodily hormone that is the foundation and source of every worthy attribute in a man. Strength. Power. Libido. Aggression. Vitality. It's testosterone, and alpha males protect it and support it, maintain it and maximize it like the priceless treasure it ...

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Singles Scene

Oct 17, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
Today, let us consider the One Rep Max. Not subject to any of a number of impact-dampening factors such as deteriorating form or encroaching fatigue, it is the perfect distillation of everything we are trying to achieve with training. Singles are a tried and true, blood and guts, strength-building method ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: BRANCH WARREN, DALLAS MCCARVER, LEE BANKS, TRICKY JACKSON, EDUARDO CORREA, DENNIS JAMES

Oct 16, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" latest roundup includes pros from southeastern USA and South America. ...

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ANDREW OYE'S ARNOLD CLASSIC REPORT: IFBB PRO PHIL HEATH WINS 2013 ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER CLASSIC EUROPE CHAMPIONSHIPS

Oct 14, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Gossip, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report
The Item: IFBB Pro League Contest Results, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Announced: Over the weekend, IFBB Pro Phil Heath earned the champion's crown at the 2013 IFBB Pro Arnold Schwarzenegger Classic Europe Bodybuilding Championships in Madrid, Spain. IFBB Pro Kai Greene took the 2nd place ...

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Stimulus Plan For Recovery

Oct 11, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Supplement Articles, Glutamine
Optimal growth and recovery require several factors working in tandem. Killer training is a must to provide the cue for your body to get bigger and stronger. This must be balanced with a good diet to help provide the fuel you need to exercise and recover as quickly and completely ...

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Prep For Success

Oct 10, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
If you have read my prior work here at ProSource.net, you know I'm a big proponent of starting your workouts with one heavy multiple-joint exercise and trying to get stronger on that movement. To me, getting consistently stronger, in the form of setting 1 RM or multiple-rep max personal records ...

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ANDREW OYE PREVIEWS IFBB PRO ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER CLASSIC EUROPE BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIPS AND SPORTS FESTIVAL

Oct 9, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Gossip, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report
The Item: IFBB Pro League Contest Competitors List, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Announced: Arnold Classic promoters just released the roster of IFBB Pro athletes competing at the 2013 IFBB Pro Arnold Schwarzenegger Classic Europe Bodybuilding Championships in Madrid, Spain (October 12). Open Class Competitors: IFBB ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: MR. OLYMPIA PHIL HEATH, BRANCH WARREN, TONEY FREEMAN, VICTOR MARTINEZ, BRANDON CURRY, AMERICAN GLADIATOR MIKE O'HEARN

Oct 7, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" latest roundup includes the new Mr. Olympia and a former ...

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Turn Weak Links Into Strong Bonds

Oct 6, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Supplement Articles, ProSource: Joint Command
If you pause to think about it, it's genuinely amazing that our joints, ligaments, and tendons can withstand the substantial strains we subject them to. These narrow bands of tissue are so dense and fibrous that they receive very little actual blood flow. Worse yet, tendons, ligaments, and joints deprived ...

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Quad Four

Oct 3, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
To have a set of quads that truly sets you apart from the rest of the crowd, you need to broaden your exercise horizons. The easiest way to do this is to just flip your squat around. The front squat, where you hold the bar on a "shelf" across your ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO LEAGUE OLYMPIA REPORT: IFBB PRO FLEX LEWIS LOCKS WINNER SPOT AT 2013 OLYMPIA 212 SHOWDOWN

Oct 1, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Gossip, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report
The Item: IFBB Pro League Contest Results, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Announced: Over the weekend, IFBB Pro James "Flex" Lewis locked up the winner's spot at the 2013 Olympia 212 Showdown at Joe Weider's Olympia Weekend in Las Vegas, NV. Olympia 212 Showdown Final Results ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO LEAGUE OLYMPIA REPORT: IFBB PRO PHIL HEATH SCORES TRIPLE TRIUMPH AT 2013 MR. OLYMPIA CHAMPIONSHIPS

Sep 30, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Gossip, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report
The Item: IFBB Pro League Contest Results, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Announced: Over the weekend, IFBB Pro Phil Heath won the 2013 Mr. Olympia crown at Joe Weider's Olympia Weekend, the Super Bowl of professional bodybuilding, in Las Vegas, NV. Mr. Olympia Final Results 1. ...

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MRPs are MVPs in Your Daily Regimen

Sep 27, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Supplement Articles, Meal Replacements
It's one of the most crucial decisions a bodybuilder makes: What to eat during the day to maintain a muscular physique. It's an unquestioned fact that to make gains and keep workout energy peaked you need to ingest the best combination of protein, carbs, fats and support nutrients you can ...

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Do Muscle Pre-Exhaustion Techniques Really Work?

Sep 25, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
Before we start, let's agree to agree: Compound movements are the nucleus of any legitimate size or strength building program. This is what science and experience tell us. Who objects? People who want a short cut, mostly. The rest of us know that, when it comes to resistance training, the ...

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ANDREW OYE PREVIEWS IFBB PRO LEAGUE OLYMPIA WEEKEND OF FITNESS + PERFORMANCE: WHERE LEGENDS ARE MADE

Sep 23, 2013
Posted in: Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip, Articles by ProSource
The Item: IFBB Pro League Olympia Preview, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Announced: Promoters of Joe Weider's Olympia Weekend of Fitness and Performance -- "Where Legends Are Made" -- just posted the final competitors list of athletes that qualified to compete at the 2013 IFBB Olympia ...

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Is Cardio Making You Fat?

Sep 20, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Diet Articles, Training Articles
Every gym has that guy. You know the one. Day in, day out, slogging along on the treadmill or the elliptical trainer. Maybe they're even working a little interval pacing in. Fast, then slow. Fast, then slow. Man, you think, if cardio really helps you burn fat, then that guy ...

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Get Bigger With Vigor!

Sep 19, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
When you think of mass training, what comes to mind? Is it high-reps? Maybe an image of a grinding set on a leg press. Even though I now know better, images of old-school bodybuilding magazines creep into mind. The ones I picked up as a kid, I read cover to ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO LEAGUE OLYMPIA PREVIEW: OLYMPIA QUALIFICATION SERIES RANKINGS -- 212 DIVISION

Sep 17, 2013
Posted in: Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip, Articles by ProSource
The Item: IFBB Pro League Olympia Preview, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Announced: Promoters of Joe Weider's Olympia Weekend just announced the Olympia Qualification Series Standings for the 212 Division competitors fighting for spots to compete in the Olympia 212 Showdown at the 2013 IFBB Olympia ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO LEAGUE OLYMPIA PREVIEW: OLYMPIA QUALIFICATION SERIES RANKINGS -- OPEN DIVISION

Sep 16, 2013
Posted in: Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: IFBB Pro League Olympia Preview, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Announced: Promoters of Joe Weider's Olympia Weekend just announced the Olympia Qualification Series Standings for the Open Division competitors vying for spots to compete at the 2013 IFBB Olympia Bodybuilding Championships in Las Vegas, ...

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Maximize Recovery With BCAAs

Sep 13, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Supplement Articles, BCAA
For many gym rats, soreness is an expected outcome. It is expected because you are an animal in the gym and train harder and longer than everyone else. Even though this punishment is required for you to achieve your goals, it places extreme recovery demands on your body. This is ...

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The Buzz About Beans

Sep 13, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Supplement Articles, Diet Articles
If you're looking to lose unwanted extra fat, good news may be arriving in the shape of the humble green coffee bean. Green coffee extract is obtained from ripe coffee beans before they undergo the roasting process. Research continues to point to major health effects of both green coffee extract ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: DANIELE SECCARECCI, EVAN CENTOPANI, MAMDOUH ELSSBIAY, DARREM CHARLES, CASEY VIATOR

Sep 11, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Gossip, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" latest roundup includes an Italian inspired by his idol. The "So What?": Over ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO ATHLETE REPORT: IFBB PRO CASEY VIATOR PASSES AWAY AT 62

Sep 9, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: IFBB Pro Athlete Update, IFBB Pro League Legends Update, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Reported: IFBB Pro Bodybuilder Casey Viator passed away, on his birthday, at 62. (September 4, 1951 - September 4, 2013).   The "So What?": Born in Lafayette, Louisiana, Casey Viator ...

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Not For The Faint of Heart

Sep 6, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
Today, we're going back to the Land of the Tried and True, a time before sales-oriented hype and training flavors of the month. We're going to talk Peripheral Heart Action Training, a favorite cutting strategy of bodybuilders in the 1960s. We won't be talking pink dumbbells or the circuit training ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO LEGENDS REPORT: MUSCLE BEACH HALL OF FAME INDUCTS INCREDIBLE HULK, MR. UNIVERSE LOU FERRIGNO

Sep 6, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: IFBB Pro League Legends Update, Special Appearances, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Reported: Over the Labor Day weekend, the 11th Annual Muscle Beach Hall of Fame (held in conjunction with the Muscle Beach Bodybuilding Championships contest) inducted a new member on Venice Beach in ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO CARD REPORT: IFBB NORTH AMERICAN BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIPS AWARDS NEW IFBB PRO LEAGUE CARDS

Sep 4, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Gossip, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report
The Item: Contest Results, New IFBB Pro League Cards, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Announced: Over the weekend, Akim Williams won the Overall title at the 2013 IFBB North American Bodybuilding Championships in Pittsburgh, PA. Williams won the Super-Heavyweight Class, which earned him an IFBB Pro ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO CONTEST REPORT: IFBB PRO BAITOLLAH ABBASPOUR WINS NORDIC PRO BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIPS

Sep 3, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Gossip, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report
The Item: IFBB Pro League Contest Results, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Announced: Over the weekend, IFBB Pro Baitollah Abbaspour won 1st place at the 2013 IFBB Nordic Pro Bodybuilding Championships in Lahti, Finland. IFBB Pro Lionel Beyeke was named 2nd place runner-up. IFBB Pro Aliaksei ...

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IFBB PRO LEAGUE ANDREW OYE REPORT: IFBB BODYPOWER PRO BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIPS HITS THE UNITED KINGDOM

Aug 29, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Gossip, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report
The Item: IFBB Pro League News, Contest Schedule, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Announced: In conjunction with the IFBB Pro League, the BodyPower Expo will host the first-ever IFBB-sanctioned BodyPower Pro Bodybuilding Championships in May 2014. While it has featured amateur bodybuilding competitions for five strong ...

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ANDREW OYE'S OLYMPIA REPORT + IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: MR. UNIVERSE LOU FERRIGNO, MR. OLYMPIAS DEXTER JACKSON, JAY CUTLER

Aug 26, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances. IFBB Pro Legends Update, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" latest roundup includes a mix of ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: MR. OLYMPIA LEE HANEY, RONNIE COLEMAN, SHAWN RAY, KEVIN LEVRONE, FLEX WHEELER

Aug 21, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Gossip, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances. Legends Update, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" latest roundup includes a mix of IFBB Hall ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO CONTEST REPORT: IFBB PRO STEVE KUCLO CONQUERS AT DALLAS PRO BODYBUILDING SUPER SHOW FOR FIRST IFBB PRO LEAGUE WIN

Aug 19, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: IFBB Pro League Contest Results, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Announced: Over the weekend, IFBB Pro Steve Kuclo conquered the competition as the 1st place winner of the Open Division at the 2013 IFBB Dallas Pro Bodybuilding Championships, Europa Super Show in Texas (won ...

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Increased Frequency Training

Aug 16, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
Anyone that can judge true power knows large forearms mean power.   Big forearms establish respect right off the bat.  Bullies know the difference between the pec and bi warrior and the "old head" that can pull out your pancreas through your nose. Goals ranging from a tighter grip on ...

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The Science of Ripping Up

Aug 16, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Diet Articles, Supplement Articles, ProSource: Vectron
Here's some good news for people who want to lose some weight, put on some muscle and generally look and feel better. Research tells us that the best strategy to accomplish these goals is to combine some form of diet with a regular exercise program. Debates ensue over how much ...

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Fast and Furious Growth

Aug 15, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Supplement Articles, Training Articles
"In case of emergency, break glass and pull down handle." So commands the standard fire alarm box, which comes in mighty handy when you're facing a serious emergency situation. Alas, there's no such mechanism for many other types of emergencies. Which is too bad for bodybuilders -- after all, while ...

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4 To Grow On

Aug 14, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
I n my 19 years of involvement in the iron game as a serious lifter, strength coach, personal trainer, gym owner, student and overall enthusiast/"iron junkie," I like to think I've learned some things about the pursuit of increased strength and muscle. At the top of the list of things ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: OLYMPIANS JAY CUTLER, LENDA MURRAY, CORY EVERSON, JAMES FLEX LEWIS

Aug 14, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Gossip, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, Andrew Oye's Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" latest roundup includes a mix of Olympia winners. The "So What?": ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO CONTEST REPORT: IFBB PRO EVAN CENTOPANI WINS TAMPA PRO BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIPS

Aug 12, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Gossip, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report
The Item: IFBB Pro League Contest Results, Andrew Oye's Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Announced: Over the weekend, IFBB Pro Evan Centopani emerged as the 1st place winner of the Open Division at the 2013 IFBB Tampa Pro Bodybuilding Championships (won by 2012 IFBB Pro Arnold Schwarzenegger Classic Europe ...

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5 Ways to Drop Those Last 10 Pounds

Aug 9, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Diet Articles, Supplement Articles
It wasn't supposed to be like this. When you first embarked on your fat-loss quest, you figured starting would be the most difficult part. Instead, you probably discovered the dirty little secret of the weight-loss game: At the beginning, it's easy. Change your diet and get serious about exercising regularly, ...

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IFBB PRO LEAGUE ANDREW OYE REPORT: MASTERS PRO BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIPS ADDS TO IFBB CONTEST SCHEDULE

Aug 8, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Gossip, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report
The Item: IFBB Pro League News, Contest Schedule, Andrew Oye's Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Announced: The IFBB Pro League adds the IFBB Masters Pro Bodybuilding Championships to the 2014 IFBB Pro League contest schedule. Promoter of the NPC Masters National Bodybuilding Championships, Gary Udit announced to attendees at ...

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Rock Steady

Aug 8, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
Some exercises and training methods are more suitable for a Coney Island side show than for a serious strength training regimen. Others, like bench pressing with chains on the barbell, may seem bizarre but the results speak for themselves and science confirms their efficiency. Personal Experience I was in sixth ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: BEN PAKULSKI, DEXTER JACKSON, BRANCH WARREN, EVAN CENTOPANI, JASON HUH, JOHNNIE JACKSON, HIDETADA YAMAGISHI

Aug 5, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Gossip, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" latest roundup includes the Jacksons and the Japanese sensation. The ...

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Ladder to Success

Aug 2, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
Ever have one of those days where you get to the gym, open your training log, and your scheduled workout sounds about as appealing as drinking raw sewage? I love training as much as anyone, but I know I've had those days, particularly during the hot, humid, and busy summer ...

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MAN UP!

Aug 1, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Supplement Articles, ProSource: AndroTest
For decades, supplement researchers have sought the "holy grail" of all-natural testosterone support and increase. The benefits afforded by increased T-levels represent every manifestation of male power and potency--strength, vitality, aggression, and libido. In effect, maximized T-levels are the foundation stone of manhood. Athletes have long recognized the paramount role ...

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Beware These Low-Quality Protein Sources

Jul 31, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Supplement Articles, Protein
Most people tend to live by the mantra, "you get what you pay for." This is certainly the case when it comes to protein supplements, where a little bit of  "caveat emptor" (buyer beware) is essential in ensuring you get real value for your money. There is no doubt that ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP + IFBB PRO CARD REPORT: NEW IFBB PRO LEAGUE ATHLETES AT USA CHAMPIONSHIPS + MASTERS NATIONALS

Jul 29, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Gossip, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report
The Item: Contest Results, New IFBB Pro League Cards, Special Appearances, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" latest roundup also announces NPC ...

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Lean, Mean Wolverine

Jul 25, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Superfeature Articles
When it comes to superhero and comic-book movies, most actors get a free pass with regard to physique. Christian Bale may be pretty lean, but let's face it, most of the muscles are in the Batman suit. The same holds true for Henry Cavill's Man of Steel, as the newest ...

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IFBB PRO LEAGUE ANDREW OYE REPORT: INAUGURAL IFBB SLOVAKIA PRO BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIPS HITS ZILINA AT MOZOLANI CLASSIC

Jul 25, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: IFBB Pro League News, Contest Schedule, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Announced: The IFBB Pro League is set to stage the first-ever IFBB-sanctioned professional bodybuilding contest in Slovakia (home country of IFBB Pro Jaroslav Horvath and IFBB Pro Pavol Jablonicky), beefing up the IFBB ...

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Out on a Limb

Jul 24, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
Ask a traditional powerlifter or bodybuilder what they think about unilateral training. I dare you, and wish you the best of luck. There's a good chance you'll take a back hand to the cheek--Batman and Robin style. See, most strength-and-hypertrophy-minded folks hold unilateral exercises in low esteem. Trust me, I ...

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Football's Finest Physique

Jul 22, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Superfeature Articles, Featured Athlete Profile
In the world of professional football, James Casey is what is known as a "match-up nightmare." At 6' 3" and 240 pounds, he's one of the "new school" of pro football tight ends. Like superstars Rob Gronkowski, Antonio Gates, and Jimmy Graham, he's big enough to play fullback, fast enough ...

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ASK KURT ANGLE

Jul 19, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Ask the Experts, Superfeature Articles
You've seen him destroy countless opponents, and raise every championship belt the wrestling world has to offer over his head in triumph. Along the way, he's created some of the greatest stories ever told in the ring. Now it's your time to take on the most accomplished champion of all, ...

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Cory Gregory's Abs and Low-Back Workout

Jul 18, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
[Editor's Note: You didn't think you were gonna take a day off, did ya? Cory Gregory is back again today, with a fierce desire to crunch your core until you beg for mercy. Today's magic number is 25, as Cory unleashes a regimen of ab wheels, weighted crunches, decline bench ...

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Beat the Summer Blahs

Jul 17, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Supplement Articles, Training Articles
Remember when you couldn't wait to shed your winter jacket? When you dreamed of venturing outside to be met by sun on your face and a warm breeze, instead of the immediate threat of frostbite? Yeah, those thoughts seem distant. Almost farfetched. Now, sweat oozes from us when we wade ...

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28 Method for Shoulders

Jul 17, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
[Editor's Note: 28 METHOD= 7 regular reps / 7 super slow reps / 7 1/2 way up reps / 7 1/2 way down reps. Big biceps and tiny shoulders aren't gonna cut it in the physique game, so it's time to bulk up from the top down with training legend ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: DENNIS WOLF, BRANCH WARREN, LENDA MURRAY, NICOLE WILKINS, 'BIG RAMY' MAMDOUH ELSSBIAY

Jul 16, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Gossip, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" latest roundup includes a trio of pros running shows. The ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: IFBB PRO ED VAN AMSTERDAM, ROELLY WINKLAAR, VICTOR MARTINEZ, BRANDEN RAY, HIDETADA YAMAGISHI

Jul 15, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Gossip, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" latest roundup includes two Dutch beasts. The "So What?": Over ...

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Top 10 Essential Supplements of Summer

Jul 10, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Diet Articles, Supplement Articles
We're already deep into summer, once again. It's time to reveal more skin in the summer heat and show off how hard you've trained year-round. Your dedication and determination in the gym along with your diligent meal-planning are key to achieving a perfectly toned physique. Thanks to breakthrough science and ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO CARD REPORT: NEW IFBB PRO LEAGUE ATHLETES AT CANADIAN BODYBUILDING NATIONALS + TEAM UNIVERSE

Jul 10, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Gossip, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report
The Item: Contest Results, New IFBB Pro League Cards, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Announced: Over the weekend, across the North American continent, new IFBB Pro cards were awarded to athletes. At the 2013 CBBF Canadian National Bodybuilding Championships in Halifax, Nova Scotia, pro cards went ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO CONTEST REPORT: IFBB PRO TRICKY JACKSON WINS CHICAGO PRO BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIPS 212 CLASS

Jul 9, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: IFBB Pro League Contest Results, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Over the weekend, IFBB Pro Richard "Tricky" Jackson won 1st place in the 212 Division at the 2013 IFBB Chicago Pro Bodybuilding Championships. IFBB Pro Guy Cisternino claimed 2nd place. IFBB Pro Bola Ojex jumped ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO CONTEST REPORT: IFBB PRO ROELLY WINKLAAR WINS CHICAGO PRO BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIPS

Jul 8, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: IFBB Pro League Contest Results, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Over the weekend, IFBB Pro Roelly Winklaar won the 2013 IFBB Chicago Pro Bodybuilding Championships. A pre-contest frontrunner, the 2012 Chicago Pro winner IFBB Pro Lionel Beyeke took 2nd place. IFBB Pro Bill Wilmore finished ...

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5-to-1 Strength and Conditioning Program Part 3

Jul 5, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
[Editor's Note: If you have any questions about Patrick Striet's comprehensive and challenging 5-to-1 Strength and Conditioning Program, feel free to log in to the site and enter your question in the comments area at the bottom of this article. We'll forward your question on to Patrick. You can also ...

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Knock 'Em Dead

Jul 2, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
Let's beat the summer blahs by shaking up our workout a little. This week, we're going to learn how dead movements work and how to implement them into your training to build new muscle.  A squat or bench press is a reversible muscle action, you go down and up; both ...

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ASK BIG RON

Jul 1, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource
You don't bring home the Sandow eight times in your illustrious career without learning a few things about training, supplementation, and life in general. Ronnie Coleman has seen and done it all on stages, in gyms, and in business, all around the world. On Thursday, 7/11 at 12:30pm EST, Big ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: DALLAS MCCARVER, BRANCH WARREN, SHAWN RHODEN, FLEX LEWIS, ANDY HAMAN, MARCO RIVERA

Jul 1, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" latest roundup includes 212/202 champs, who could now one day ...

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Get a Grip

Jun 28, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
Big weights used for big lifts result in big muscles. It's the simple equation strength enthusiasts and bodybuilders have followed for decades to morph their bodies into something extraordinary. We've all seen the pictures -- the ones of Arnold squatting, of Dave Draper overhead pressing. I can't count on four ...

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ANDREW OYE PREVIEWS FIT EXPO NORTHERN CALIFORNIA: GUESTS INCLUDE NFL, UFC, WSM, IFBB PRO LEAGUE ATHLETES

Jun 28, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Gossip, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report
The Item: Fitness Industry Event, Special Appearances, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Announced: The Fit Expo (TheFitExpo) Northern California takes over the Bay Area, rocking the Santa Clara Convention Center this weekend (June 29-30). TheFitExpo includes bodybuilding, physique, figure, bikini, strongman, wrestling, karate, and CrossFit contests, ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: MR. OLYMPIA JAY CUTLER, STEVE KUCLO, FLEX LEWIS, KEVIN ENGLISH, HIDETADA YAMAGISHI

Jun 25, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Gossip, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" latest roundup includes 212/202 champs, who could now one day ...

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German Volume Chest Workout

Jun 24, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
[Editor's Note: It's time to pump up your chest volume with Cory's Gregory's latest fiendish workout. This time, it's bench presses and flyes until you ready to cry, then a mind-bending core workout of extensions, crunches, and good mornings to toughen up that core. See ya on the other side!] ...

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Are You Vitamin D Deficient?

Jun 20, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Supplement Articles, Vitamins and Minerals
We're all guilty of it in one way or another. Whether you're a researcher, an athlete or both, we all like to consider ourselves well-informed. We can tell you every last detail of how that buffered creatine works, or why one pre-workout formula might be superior to another. On our ...

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IFBB PRO LEAGUE ANDREW OYE REPORT: ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER CLASSIC ADDS 212 DIVISION TO ARNOLD SPORTS FESTIVAL

Jun 20, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Gossip, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report
The Item: IFBB Pro League News, Contest Schedule, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Announced: The Arnold Sports Festival will add the 212 Division to its lineup of International Federation of Body Building (IFBB) physique contests. The first-annual Arnold Classic 212 will debut on February, 28, 2014, ...

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Created a Cut Above

Jun 17, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Supplement Articles, ProSource: Creatine
In the world of bodybuilding and athletics, where there are as many differing opinions as there are athletes, there's one subject upon which every athlete can agree. When it comes to creatine, one product towers over all others in bioavailability, potency, and efficacy. That creatine is CreaPureTM creatine monohydrate, and ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: LEE BANKS, LLOYD DOLLAR, ARNOLD CLASSIC CHAMP + MASTER MR. OLYMPIA DEXTER JACKSON

Jun 17, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" latest roundup includes athletes Banks and Dollar cashing in. The ...

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5-to-1 Strength and Conditioning Program: Part Two

Jun 13, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
[Editor's Note: If you have any questions about Patrick Striet's comprehensive and challenging 5-to-1 Strength and Conditioning Program, feel free to log in to the site and enter your question in the comments area at the bottom of this article. We'll forward your question on to Patrick. You can also ...

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IFBB PRO LEAGUE ANDREW OYE REPORT: IFBB ASIAN PRO BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIPS HITS CHINA

Jun 13, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: IFBB Pro League News, Contest Schedule, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Announced: After several years of planning, the IFBB Pro League is set to stage the first-ever IFBB-sanctioned professional bodybuilding contest in China, adding yet another event to the IFBB Pro League contest schedule. ...

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Crazy Legs 2

Jun 11, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
[Editor's Note: You didn't think training guru Cory Gregory was going to let you off easy with must ONE Crazy Legs workout, did you? Oh, no. For those of you who survived the first experience, Cory's back with another mind-bending regimen of extensions, squats, leg curls, hamstring curls, deadlifts, and ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: OLYMPIANS PHIL HEATH, JAY CUTLER + ARNOLD CLASSIC CHAMPS BRANCH WARREN, SHAWN RHODEN

Jun 10, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Gossip, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" latest roundup includes Olympia champs and Arnold Classic champs. The ...

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Shoulder Torture

Jun 6, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
[Editor's Note: We certainly hope you weren't planning on using your arms for anything important this weekend, because after Cory Gregory is through with you, just buttoning your shirt is going to take a world of effort. This week, Cory's got Shoulder Torture in mind, so we're talking plenty of ...

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AndroFury Passes The Test

Jun 5, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Supplement Articles
No product ever changed the world in a lab. Oh, yes, those scientists in white lab coats, surrounded by exotic medical technology, investigating physiological cause and effect, and gathering precious data, are indispensable to the process. But the process doesn't start there. And it certainly doesn't end there. The real ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO CONTEST REPORT: IFBB PRO JOSE RAYMOND WINS TORONTO PRO BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIPS 212 CLASS

Jun 4, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: IFBB Pro League Contest Results, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Announced: Over the weekend, IFBB Pro Jose Raymond raised the bar, winning 1st place in the 212 Division at the 2013 Toronto Pro Bodybuilding Championships. IFBB Pro Mark Dugdale dug his way to the ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO CONTEST REPORT: IFBB PRO VICTOR MARTINEZ EARNS VICTORY AT TORONTO PRO BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIPS

Jun 3, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: IFBB Pro League Contest Results, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Announced: Over the weekend, IFBB Pro Victor Martinez earned a 1st place victory, winning the Open Division at the 2013 Toronto Pro Bodybuilding Championships. Canadian IFBB Pro Fouad Abiad flexed to a 2nd place ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO CONTEST REPORT: IFBB PRO JOSE RAYMOND WINS NEW YORK PRO BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIPS 212 CLASS

May 29, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: IFBB Pro League Contest Results, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Announced: Over the weekend, IFBB Pro Jose Raymond was declared the 1st place winner of the 212 Class at the 2013 New York Pro Bodybuilding Championships. Like he did in 2012, IFBB Pro Sami ...

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Origin and Insertion Supersets for Mega Growth

May 28, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles, Muscle Mechanics
The gun show is in town at ProSource.net! I first learned of origin and insertion supersets from the writings of legendary strength coach Charles Poliquin. Let's look at practical application of this extreme but effective method. When it comes to muscles: the origin is the fixed position that doesn't move ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO CONTEST REPORT: IFBB PRO MAMDOUH ELSSBIAY WINS NEW YORK PRO BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIPS

May 28, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: IFBB Pro League Contest Results, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Announced: Over the weekend, IFBB Pro Mamdouh Elssbiay, a.k.a. "Big Ramy," rose to the top of the heap, winning 1st place in the Open Division at the 2013 New York Pro Bodybuilding Championships, held ...

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Introducing the 5-to-1 Program for More Strength and Better Conditioning

May 24, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
At age 35, I've been hitting the weights and relentlessly pursuing increased strength and fitness for 20 years now (I can't believe it's been that long). I've also been training people from all walks of life and working within the fitness industry in some capacity for 17 years. What's more, ...

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Fitter in 15

May 17, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles, Muscle Mechanics
Upper Body                      Don't rest between exercises. After each set of rows, run in place or jump rope at high intensity for 30 seconds. Forget about flyes and lat raises. When you're short on time, you want to train as much muscle as possible and ...

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Choosing the Perfect NytroWhey

May 14, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Supplement Articles, ProSource: NytroWhey
It's hard to remember now, but it wasn't all that long ago that protein supplementation meant consuming raw eggs and egg whites. (Think Rocky.) The first protein powders (greatly celebrated in their day) were little more than chalky, low-grade mass gainer powders consisting of inferior protein concentrates and base impurities. ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: ARNOLD CLASSIC CHAMP IFBB PRO MIKE FRANCOIS, JAMES FLEX LEWIS, JOSE RAYMOND

May 14, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Gossip, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" latest roundup includes an Ohio homeboy and a Welsh 212 ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: LEE HANEY, RONNIE COLEMAN, PHIL HEATH, JAY CUTLER, DEXTER JACKSON, BRANCH WARREN, DENNIS WOLF, FLEX LEWIS

May 13, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Gossip, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" latest roundup includes Olympia-caliber heavyweights across the board. The "So ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB LEGENDS REPORT: MEMORIAL CELEBRATION HONORS BODYBUILDING INDUSTRY PIONEER JOE WEIDER

May 13, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Gossip, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report
The Item: IFBB Pro League Legends Updates, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup, IFBB Pro Olympia Qualification Series The Scoop: Recently Reported: About 400 IFBB Pro League athletes, athletes of other sports, Olympia champions, and fitness-inclined celebrities gathered on April 14t to honor the life of bodybuilding industry pioneer Joe ...

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Super Muscle Building Hybrid

May 9, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
What do drop sets, the "rest pause" method, and the Weider principle of "cheating" all have in common?  All are scientifically proven muscle-building methods that have been used by champions in the trenches. Let's take a look at a 'hybrid' that synergistically combines these three methods! Traditional Drop Sets Do ...

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Armed To The Max!

May 8, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
[Editor's Note: Still traumatized after last week's shoulder workout? Well, it's time to wipe those tears away, my friend, because training guru Cory Gregory is back with another insane workout and he's got your biceps and triceps in his cross hairs. Oh, you may hate Cory now, but you'll thank ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO CONTEST REPORT: MR. EUROPE PRO BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIPS REWARDS IFBB PRO ROBERT PIOTRKOWICZ

May 6, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Gossip, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report
The Item: IFBB Pro League Contest Results, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Announced: Over the weekend, IFBB Pro Robert Piotrkowicz wrapped up a 1st place victory, winning the 2013 IFBB Mr. Europe Pro Bodybuilding Championships in Santa Susanna, Spain. IFBB Pro Baitollah Abbaspour nabbed the 2nd ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: STEVE KUCLO, BRANCH WARREN, DEXTER JACKSON, CEDRIC MCMILLAN, JON DELAROSA

May 3, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Gossip, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" latest roundup includes pros hitting the national and international circuit. ...

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ANDREW OYE'S ARNOLD CLASSIC REPORT: 2013 ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER CLASSIC BRASIL CROWNS IFBB PRO BRANDON CURRY AS CHAMPION

May 1, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: IFBB Pro League Contest Results, Sports Festival, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Announced: Over the weekend, IFBB Pro Brandon Curry won the 2013 IFBB Pro Arnold Schwarzenegger Classic Brasil Bodybuilding Championships at the Arnold Sports Festival in Rio de Janeiro. IFBB Pro Toney Freeman ...

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Low REP Shoulders

Apr 25, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
[Editor's Note: Tank top season is almost upon us and this is no time to be squandering precious upper-body workouts on stuff that hasn't been working for you in the recent past. Enter celebrated workout guru Cory Gregory with another of his insane workouts guaranteed to put your muscle through ...

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Jumpstart New Growth with Old School Workouts

Apr 25, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
Bodybuilders, strength athletes and general fitness enthusiasts can become creatures of habit. This is both a good and a bad thing. On one hand, they have the sense, perseverance and fortitude to stick with exercises which have a time tested reputation for delivering results: squat variations, deadlift variations, bench pressing ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO CONTEST REPORT: IFBB PRO TROY ALVES WINS ORLANDO PRO BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIPS

Apr 22, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Gossip, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report
The Item: IFBB Pro League Contest Results, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Announced: Over the weekend, IFBB Pro Troy Alves won 1st place at the 2013 IFBB Pro Europa Show of Champions in Orlando, FL. IFBB Pro Raul Carrasco Jimenez (who placed 3rd in this contest ...

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An Inside Look at VPX

Apr 19, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Superfeature Articles, Research Articles, Supplement Articles
[Editor's Note: For almost 20 years, VPX has been a leading light in the supplement industry, researching, developing, and launching a series of celebrated products, particularly in the performance beverage category. Recently, we sat down with Jack Owoc, CEO, CSO of VPX and talked about a wide range of topics ...

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Mix of Methods Legs

Apr 17, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
[Editor's Note: So you say you managed to survive Cory Gregory's brutal "Crazy Legs" workout? Congratulations and welcome to a new level of pain. This time, Cory is hitting your legs from every conceivable angle to ensure that every fiber of your thighs, calves, hammies, etc. is destroyed and primed ...

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Carnitine: Bodybuilding Wonder Nutrient?

Apr 15, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Research Articles, Supplement Articles
Let's face it. If a sturdy workout regimen and plenty of protein were all it took to build a stupendous physique, we'd be hip deep in supermen. The fact that we're not -- that, indeed, the vast majority of workout warriors pass the months and years investing maximum effort on ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO CONTEST REPORT: IFBB PRO CEDRIC MCMILLAN WINS FIBO POWER BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIPS

Apr 15, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: IFBB Pro League Contest Results, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Announced: Over the weekend, IFBB Pro Cedric McMillan won 1st place at the 2013 IFBB FIBO Power Pro Bodybuilding Championships in Germany. Last year's champ IFBB Pro Johnnie Jackson dropped to 2nd place. IFBB ...

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Arm and Shoulder Shocker

Apr 12, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
There's no rest for the weary in the iron game. This week, celebrated workout guru Cory Gregory is back with a tortuous regimen of bench presses, pull-ups, rows, flyes, pulldowns, and crossovers (along with some core work), all designed to put you at the forefront of this summer's arms race. ...

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High Intensity Mass

Apr 12, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
I've gotten a lot of strange looks when I divulge my career choice. It seems that people think of strength coaches as guys and gals that like to play around in weight-rooms all day. To the outsider, it looks as if we've merely taken our hobby and made it our ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: ARNOLD CLASSIC CHAMP DEXTER JACKSON, MICHAEL KEFALIANOS, PAVOL JABLONICKY, DARREM CHARLES, JON DELAROSA, JAROSLAV HORVATH, MARCO RIVERA

Apr 10, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" latest roundup includes the Arnold Classic champ, a Czechoslovakian champ, ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: MR OLYMPIA PHIL HEATH, MR. OLYMPIA JAY CUTLER, ARNOLD CLASSIC CHAMP FLEX WHEELER, IFBB PRO ED NUNN, IFBB PRO KING KAMALI, PLUS PRO WRESTLER BRIAN CAGE

Apr 8, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Gossip, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The latest "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" Pro Athletes Roundup includes the current IFBB king, a ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: INCREDIBLE HULK + MR. UNIVERSE LOU FERRIGNO, IFBB PRO BEN PAKULSKI, IFBB PRO TROY ALVES

Apr 5, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Gossip, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" latest roundup includes the "Hulk" and the Pak-Man. The "So ...

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ANDREW OYES IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP:MR. OLYMPIA JAY CUTLER, BRANCH WARREN, VICTOR MARTINEZ, SHAWN RHODEN, HIDETADA YAMAGISHI

Apr 4, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Gossip, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" latest roundup includes Arnold Classic champs and a champion promoter. ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: MMA FIGHTER ROBERT BURNEIKA, VINCE COMERFORD, JAY CUTLER, CEDRIC MCMILLAN, EVAN CENTOPANI

Apr 3, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Gossip, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" latest roundup includes a kickboxer and a comeback kid. The ...

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Armed and Dangerous

Apr 2, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
[Editor's Note: Ultimate training guru Cory Gregory is back and he's got your comfortable status quo on his hitlist. This week's shock to the system includes a healthy helping of muscle-fiber wrecking curls, flyes, pushdowns, dips, and laterals that will leave you weeping in your post-workout protein shake. It's a ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: IFBB PRO FOUAD ABIAD, ED NUNN, MR. OLYMPIA JAY CUTLER, JOSE RAYMOND, BRANDEN RAY

Apr 1, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The " Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" latest roundup includes Arnold Classic contenders and an Olympia ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: POWERLIFTER STAN EFFERDING, MR. OLYMPIA JAY CUTLER, EVAN CENTOPANI, CEDRIC MCMILLAN

Mar 29, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Gossip, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" latest roundup includes powerlifting and show-promoting pros. The "So What?": ...

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Go The Distance!

Mar 27, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Supplement Articles, Research Articles
Don't look now, but the popularity of beta-alanine continues to soar.  Riding the crest of a wave of support from some very interesting recent science and a swell of anecdotal reports from dedicated users of this super amino, beta-alanine is rapidly moving into the first rank of pre-workout-maximizing catalysts. In ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: IFBB PRO DENNIS JAMES, MR. OLYMPIA JAY CUTLER, IFBB PRO LIONEL BEYEKE, IFBB PRO DENNIS WOLF

Mar 27, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Gossip, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" latest roundup includes a pro who coaches and pros with ...

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Burn the Fat Not the Muscle

Mar 25, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles, Research Articles
Your objective is to get as lean as possible but not make your hard-earned muscle mass the sacrificial lamb to excessive cardio. Let's look at some conditioning strategies to minimize body fat and keep muscle mass. What Science Says In 1994, Angelo Tremblay and some of his colleagues at the ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB LEGENDS REPORT: BODYBUILDING PIONEER JOE WEIDER PASSES AWAY AT 93

Mar 25, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Gossip, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report
The Item: IFBB Pro League Legends Updates, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup, IFBB Pro Olympia Qualification Series The Scoop: Just Reported: Bodybuilding pioneer Joe Weider passed away at 93. (November 29, 1919 - March 23, 2013). The "So What?": Weider founded Weider Publications, which includes Muscle & Fitness, FLEX, ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO ATHLETE REPORT: IFBB PRO NASSER EL SONBATY PASSES AWAY AT 47

Mar 25, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Gossip, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report
The Item: IFBB Pro Athlete Update, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Reported: IFBB Pro Bodybuilder El Sonbaty passed away at 47. (October 17, 1965 - March 20, 2013)   The "So What?":  Born in Germany, of Egyptian and Serbian heritage, Nasser El Sonbaty was a University ...

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Shoulders On Shred

Mar 20, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
[Editor's Note: If your shoulders are strictly lower-case, then it's time to meet the man who's going to make them all CAPS. Cory Gregory is a man on a mission, and today that mission is to break down every sinew and fiber of your shoulders with a brutal regimen of ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: MR. OLYMPIA PHIL HEATH, ARNOLD CLASSIC CHAMP BRANCH WARREN, IFBB PRO TONEY FREEMAN

Mar 18, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Gossip, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" latest roundup includes a double Mr. O. winner and a ...

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The Hard Science of Shaping Up for Summer

Mar 15, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Diet Articles
Summer is around the corner, and what better time to be serious about getting lean.  Regardless of where you are starting, if you start now you could be in the best shape of your life by summer.  However, you'll need to go beyond the overly simplistic "eat less and exercise ...

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An Inside Look at MuscleTech

Mar 14, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Superfeature Articles, Supplement Articles
If MuscleTech supplements work for Phil Heath and Branch Warren, that's good enough for the legions of aspiring bodybuilders and fitness enthusiasts that purchase MuscleTech products every day. Recently, we sat down with representatives of MuscleTech and talked about a wide range of topics currently impacting the industry, and to ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: MR. OLYMPIA PHIL HEATH, IFBB PRO STEVE KUCLO, IFBB PRO CEDRIC MCMILLAN

Mar 14, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Gossip, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" latest roundup includes pros "on the go" and pros promoting ...

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Ab Etcher

Mar 12, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
Still carrying around that winter belly? Well, summer is only a couple of months away, and a soft roll of flab hanging over your board shorts (or bikini bottom) is definitely not "beach approved." Fortunately, workout warrior Cory Gregory is here to help you rediscover your six-pack. Cory's "Ab Etcher" ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: MR. OLYMPIA JAY CUTLER, RONNIE COLEMAN, DEXTER JACKSON, KEVIN LEVRONE, VINCE TAYLOR, FLEX WHEELER

Mar 12, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" latest roundup includes Boston Mass athletes and record-holding pros. The ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO CONTEST REPORT: IFBB PRO DEXTER JACKSON DELIVERS AT AUSTRALIAN PRO GRAND PRIX

Mar 11, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Gossip, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report
The Item: IFBB Pro League Contest Results, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Announced: Over the weekend, IFBB Pro Dexter Jackson delivered a winning physique at the 2013 Australian Grand Prix Pro Bodybuilding Championships. IFBB Pro Toney Freeman nabbed 2nd place. IFBB Pro Ben Pakulski grabbed 3rd ...

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6 Simple Techniques for Building Strength

Mar 8, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
I haven't always believed that experience trumps all. When I was younger, I stood brazenly at science and organized education's pulpit. Now that I've grown in experience, I'm not so brazen. There's a point--it's a little more than five years, but a few years shy of ten into a fitness-oriented ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO CONTEST PREVIEW: AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2013 COMPETITORS LIST

Mar 8, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report, Gossip
The Item: IFBB Pro League Contest Competitors List, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Announced: Promoters of the Aussie Grand Prix just posted the list of IFBB Pro League athletes that, in the quest for Olympia Qualification Series points, will compete at the 2013 IFBB Australian Grand ...

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GUNsanity

Mar 5, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
[Editor's Note: Tired of bringing a knife to a gunfight? Bodybuilding guru and MusclePharm cofounder Cory Gregory @Musclepharmpres will help you move to the forefront of the arms race with this savage upper-body workout. Prepare to bring overwhelming firepower to your physique with GUNsanity! Take it away, Cory!] The GUNsanity ...

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ANDREW OYE'S ARNOLD CLASSIC REPORT: 2013 ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER CLASSIC CROWNS IFBB PRO DEXTER JACKSON + MORE CHAMPIONS

Mar 4, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Gossip, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report
The Item: IFBB Pro League Contest Results, Sports Festival, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Announced: Over the weekend, IFBB Pro Dexter Jackson won the 2013 IFBB Pro Arnold Schwarzenegger Classic Bodybuilding Championships and the title of Mr. International at the Arnold Sports Festival in Columbus, OH. ...

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7 Plateau Busting Squat Strategies

Mar 1, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles
"There is simply no other exercise, and certainly no machine, that produces the level of central nervous system activity, improved balance and coordination, skeletal loading and bone density enhancement, muscular stimulation and growth, connective tissue stress and strength, psychological demand and toughness, and overall systemic conditioning provided by a correctly ...

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Stacking For Starters

Feb 28, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Supplement Articles
In bodybuilding, achieving continuous improvements in your physique requires a serious commitment to proper diet and consistent intense training sessions. Beyond that, incorporating a strategic supplementation regimen will significantly maximize strength and muscular development.  Back in the day, bodybuilding supplementation consisted of little more than some protein powder and a ...

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ANDREW OYE'S ARNOLD CLASSIC REPORT: IFBB PRO ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER CLASSIC COMPETITORS PRE-GAME RUNDOWN

Feb 28, 2013
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The Item: IFBB Pro League Contest Competitors List, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Announced: Promoters of Arnold Schwarzenegger's Arnold Sports Festival released the roster of athletes invited to compete at the 2013 Arnold Classic in Columbus, OH (March 2). IFBB Pro Fouad Abiad IFBB Pro Darrem ...

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ANDREW OYE'S ARNOLD SPORTS FESTIVAL REPORT: INTERNATIONAL SPORTS HALL OF FAME INDUCTS NEW HONOREES

Feb 27, 2013
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The Item: Sports Hall of Fame, Special Event, Legends Update, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Announced: The International Sports Hall of Fame (ISHOF) inducts new honorees during the world's largest multi-sport festival, the Arnold Sports Festival in Columbus, OH, (February 28 - March 3), which, in ...

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ANDREW OYE'S ARNOLD SPORTS FESTIVAL REPORT: 25TH ANNIVERSARY IFBB PRO ARNOLD CLASSIC CHAMPIONSHIPS

Feb 27, 2013
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The Item: IFBB Pro League Contest, Sports Festival, Special Event, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Announced: The world's largest multi-sport festival, the 2013 Arnold Sports Festival hosts the international sports community in Columbus, OH, (February 28 - March 3), in the spirit of athletic competition, including ...

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ANDREW OYE'S ARNOLD CLASSIC REPORT: IFBB PRO RICH GASPARI RECEIVES LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Feb 25, 2013
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The Item: Career Updates, Legends Update, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Announced: Entrepreneur and retired IFBB Pro Rich Gaspari is the recipient of the 2013 Arnold Classic Lifetime Achievement Award. He will be honored at the Arnold Sports Festival in Columbus, OH (March 2), where the ...

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High Frequency Hypertrophy

Feb 22, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Training Articles, Muscle Mechanics
We, as lifters, have a knack for making things too complicated. Well enough is never let alone and a deadlift can't simply be a deadlift. It must be transformed into something magical and loaded in such a way that the neuromuscular system is flabbergasted. All of this, in reality, is ...

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Old School Chest Destroyer

Feb 22, 2013
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Serge Nubret had undoubtedly one of the best physiques of all time. His routine, although basic on paper, is very difficult and yielded crazy results for this phenomenal golden-era French bodybuilder. This is a program I use a few times per year to shock the muscle into some growth, so ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: MR. OLYMPIA JAY CUTLER, SHAWN RHODEN, CEDRIC MCMILLAN, DEXTER JACKSON

Feb 22, 2013
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The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" latest roundup includes Mr. O's and maybe-one-day Mr. O's. The ...

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: FBB PRO RONNY ROCKEL, MR. OLYMPIA DEXTER JACKSON, IFBB PRO TONEY FREEMAN, IFBB PRO HIDETADA YAMAGISHI

Feb 19, 2013
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The Item: Career Updates, Special Appearances, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" latest roundup includes two hungry vets and two pros on ...

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The Power of Negative Thinking

Feb 15, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Featured Content, Training Articles
Bodybuilding legend and guru Dorian Yates has stated that the biggest mistake most beginning bodybuilders make is not controlling the negative portion of a lift. Let's get in a negative mindset to make some positive gains! Types of Muscle Contractions Push the weight up! Lifting weights is associated with a ...

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CampOut Back Workout

Feb 15, 2013
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[Editor's Note: There is no end to the inventiveness that Cory Gregory brings to his immensely productive workout routines. This week the MusclePharm founder and bodybuilding innovator is attacking your back with a workout that will, as per usual, stress out muscle fibers you never knew you had. Prepare to ...

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ANDREW OYE PREVIEWS IFBB PRO LEAGUE 2013 CONTEST SEASON, SCHEDULE AND CHAMPIONS

Feb 14, 2013
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The Item: IFBB Pro League News, Contest Schedule, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Announced: The IFBB Pro League (International Federation of Bodybuilding & Fitness) released the 2013 contest-season schedule of professional bodybuilding, physique, figure, bikini and fitness championships and events for IFBB Pro card carrying athletes. ...

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Crazy Legs

Feb 12, 2013
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Time Under Tension for Muscle Growth

Feb 7, 2013
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Hit a muscle-building plateau? Getting bored with training? If you want to add some size, here is a method I have used with athletes ranging from the likes of Branch Warren to the weekend warrior. This method is not for the weak of heart but it's brutally effective. You will ...

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AndroFury Ushers in a New Dimension of Performance Enhancement

Feb 7, 2013
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Have you ever felt like your pre-workout formula was doing just half the job? When you take a standard workout maximizer, you pretty much know what to expect. A vein-gorged muscle pump. Added energy. Sharpened focus. Staying power. You're ready to go out there and get some work done. Feels ...

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Chest Madness

Feb 4, 2013
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[Editor's Note: When Cory Gregory speaks, athletes listen. His regularly published workout articles, now featured here at ProSource, are read, discussed, and implemented by hundreds of thousands of athletes each week. Each entry is ideal for busting a plateau, forcing muscle tissue to adapt and grow, and helping you attain ...

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Team NytroWhey Athlete in the Spotlight: Tavares Gooden

Feb 1, 2013
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When pro football's championship game kicks off on Sunday night, one player on the field will have the unique experience of having played for both teams looking to hoist the Lombardi Trophy. Tavares Gooden was drafted out of the University of Miami in 2008 by Baltimore and eventually started at ...

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Call to Arms

Jan 30, 2013
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[Editor's Note: This week, we're proud to introduce a new recurring feature here at ProSource, the Training Madness Series, hosted by one of the true legends in this business: MusclePharm co-founder and celebrated bodybuilder/powerlifter Cory Gregory. In recent years, Cory has emerged as one of the leading emissaries of the ...

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Pride and Passion: The ProSource Way

Jan 29, 2013
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Over the past few decades, it would appear that the original pillars American business and manufacturing were built upon have been in sharp decline. Where many companies once valued quality and service above all else, they now focus first and foremost on profits and costs. By producing inferior products at ...

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Max Out!

Jan 28, 2013
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People often say time is the most expensive currency. Many times I oblige and agree with a courteous head nod; but after time and consideration, I often disagree. Time is a limited resource--the most finite in the world; there's no disputing that. But the true value of time is held ...

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Protein's Unique Fat Loss Effects

Jan 25, 2013
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Protein is an essential component to any bodybuilders' diet. It provides the building blocks for sculpting muscles during mass phases and it provides amino acids to the body such that your system will use them instead of breaking down your hard earned muscle for fuel. While we all know that ...

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Stop the Swell

Jan 23, 2013
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If you read last week's edition of Monday Morning Motivation, then you know we've asked you to stay committed to heavy lifting in 2013, even if it just makes up a portion of your overall training program. All those big lifts bring about greater strength and size while keeping you ...

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Imagination And Innovation

Jan 18, 2013
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[Editor's Note: Welcome once again to our Industry Leaders Series, a recurring feature which will consist of conversations with CEOs, founders, and senior executives from some of the most respected and innovative companies in the sports supplement field. Our purpose is to provide our readers with unique insights into the ...

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The Upper Body Squat

Jan 17, 2013
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"Flex!" someone shouts. Odds are you won't turn and flex your glutes, you will flex your biceps. With that being said, let's take a look at an unorthodox bicep-building strategy. Compound multi-joint movements are at the core of any effective strength training program.  These big, multi-joint movements build big muscles ...

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ANDREW OYE PREVIEWS L.A. FIT EXPO: GUESTS INCLUDE UFC, WWE, WSM, IFBB PRO LEAGUE ATHLETES

Jan 17, 2013
Posted in: Articles by ProSource, Gossip, Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report
The Item: Fitness Industry Event, Special Appearances, Andrew Oye's Pro Athletes Roundup The Scoop: Just Announced: The Los Angeles Fitness Expo convenes on the Los Angeles Convention Center this weekend (January 19-20). The Fit Expo LA includes bodybuilding, physique, figure, bikini, strongman and CrossFit contests, fitness and nutrition seminars, as ...

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COMMIT TO HEAVY IN 2013

Jan 11, 2013
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Most Americans will pack on nearly a pound over the holiday season before committing to a solid New Year plan to get back in shape. Almost instinctually, many take to more jaunts with those new running shoes that Santa brought. Others fiddle with the weights, going for high-rep sets without ...

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Gut Check

Jan 11, 2013
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For more than three quarters of a century, high rep squats have been part and parcel of the training programs of the strongest men to ever walk the planet: Marvin Eder, Reg Park, Paul Anderson, Tommy Kono, John Davis, John Grimek, and Arnold himself. As a teenager, two of the ...

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An Overnight Sensation

Jan 10, 2013
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[Editor's Note: Whey is always the superstar when scientists talk about post-workout supplementation, and for good reason. But there's a lot more to the day than that short window of time in which you're feeling good about your workout, enjoying a frosty protein shake, and checking out the women doing ...

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Your Daily Protein Timetable

Jan 9, 2013
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If there is one supplement that should clutter every bodybuilders counter space, it should be a jug or two of high quality protein powder. This is based on the simple fact that protein supplements have been proven time and time again to boost muscle building, decrease fat, and increase strength ...

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The Deadlift Reconsidered

Jan 4, 2013
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Deadlift History Man has always had a desire to pick things up off the ground.  Intuition tells me that the deadlift is the oldest strength training movement. While bench presses and squats took some ingenuity to contrive, picking something up is instinct. Pick up a heavy barbell and put it ...

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By Athletes, For Athletes

Jan 3, 2013
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[Editor's Note: This week, we're kicking off a recurring feature called the Industry Leaders Series, which will consist of conversations with CEOs, founders, and senior executives from some of the most respected and innovative companies in the sports supplement field. Our purpose is to provide our readers with unique insights ...

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Optimal Training Time

Dec 27, 2012
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During my senior season of high school football, I was the starting quarterback. Each day I'd throw hundreds of balls, working to perfect timing with my receiving crew. Slants, outs, go routes and posts--I threw thousands of them in practice over the course of a season in order to, on ...

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Bench Your Best

Dec 21, 2012
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Twenty years ago, a good introduction would have been, "If you live in America and you want to be called strong, build a big bench press. Americans judge strength prowess by the bench press." Now, it can be said that the world judges strength by the bench press. Over the ...

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THINK OUTSIDE THE REP

Dec 20, 2012
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How do you measure the effectiveness of a good workout? What values do you attempt to quantify to determine how much progress you can make? For most people, it boils down to reps. "I did four sets of 10." Total reps are great to keep track of because training within ...

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Making a List and Checking It Twice

Dec 20, 2012
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It's crunch time and just in time for you to avoid having to get another not-so-spectacular gift for the gym rat on your list (or a little something for yourself), we've got a few ideas for gifts they really want.  Gifts that make you bigger, leaner and better are the ...

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