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Training Tuesday – Soldier like Soldier Boy

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Getting inside the cage is the easy part, or so many professional fighters will tell you. What gets you there and 100% ready for your opponent is the part that sucks, the strength and conditioning. This is a truly brutal series of taxing exercises that’s likely to seem endless if …

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Training Tuesday: Biceps – Short Head For Long Gains

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Targeting a lagging body part is as easy as devoting a few more exercises to it. If your upper pecs are weak, simply do a few more incline bench presses. Got weak middle delts? Add some lateral raises, and overhead shoulder presses. Poor quad development? Front squats, sissy squats, and …

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Training Tuesday: Race To The Top

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by Gordy Megroz MOUNTAIN CLIMBER KÍLIAN JORNET IS ON A MISSION TO SCALE THE WORLD’S HIGHEST PEAKS FASTER THAN ANY MAN ALIVE. THERE’S JUST ONE PROBLEM, SO IS KARL EGLOFF. The competition is trying to get Kílian Jornet drunk. It’s the second week of July, and Jornet, 27, has travelled from his home in Chamonix, …

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Training Tuesday – Build Those Biceps

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One of the most desired muscles to have for any man are biceps. The feeling of your sleeves constricting the blood flow to your forearms is an aspiration of most men, and the crux of many female fantasies too. Here’s how to build your biceps, in a way that will …

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Training Tuesday – Not “Liss” For Cardio?

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The idea of running flat out for 20 minutes doesnt appeal to the masses, and it’s understandable. Low Intensity Steady State (LISS) is the solution. This means that you can walk on the treadmill, or ride the bike at a pace that is moderate and allows you to still hold …

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Training Tuesday – Take It Outside For A Change

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THERE’S THIS WORD that enlightened fitness buffs love… functional. Strapping your hands to a 180-kilogram barbell and hoisting that bastard over your head? That’s not functional; that’s just training a set of muscles to do a certain motion over and over again. “If you fall from a tree, and you …

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Girl Of The Week: Samantha van Staden

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Photography by: Marc Dryden Schofield and Sven Slabbert. What is the best piece of advice you have ever been given? When aiming for your end goal, go in with blinkers on. Just put your head down and do your best, don’t let the competition fluster you. Everyone will always look …

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