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Stop Running and Lift

You may have heard of the spot-reduction myth: the idea that you can reduce fat in one area of your body by doing tons and tons of reps…like doing 500 sit ups a day for a six-pack. Experienced bodybuilders will tell you the best way to really reduce your body fat is by doing low intensity cardio and monitoring your caloric intake. However, there is a hybrid of the two ideas that yields positive results.

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5 Ways To Be A Good Guy At The Gym

Anyone who has spent any time at a gym can spot a meathead from a mile away. These are the guys that grunt and yell, flex after every set, and throw the loaded bar on the ground when they’re done. Being a good guy is calling yourself to a higher standard everywhere, including the gym. Here are 5 ways to avoid being “that guy” and how to be a good guy at the gym

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Strength From the Inside-Out

For many years, I found my identity in being the big guy. I spent all of my time developing a physique to cover up the weakness within.
The guys over at the “Road to Ripped” podcast invited me over to do an interview talking about goodguyswag and what it has to do with fitness.

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How to Get Strong the Lazy Way

Contributing author Brendan Murphy talks about correct form when lifting. “I grew up playing every kind of sport: soccer, little league football, basketball, high school lacrosse, etc. As I moved into weightlifting, and began studying for my personal trainer certification, I discovered I had to unlearn many of the forms and habits acquired from playing other sports.”

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6 Workout Supplements for the Beginner

As a good guy, it’s important to improve your physical health. I get it, though. I remember how intimidated I was going to the gym for the first time. Then there are the supplement stores. Wading your way through a GNC can be like learning the Dewey Decimal system for the first time. Today, I’m going to focus on basic supplements every good guy should be taking in addition to hitting the gym. If you want to put on size, you need supplements.

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