How To Get Stronger

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Do You Wish You Could Get a Little More Attention Around Campus? It's really not as impossible as you might have thought. With enough motivation, and our guidance pointing you in the right direction, you can make all of the self-absorbed jocks on campus think twice when they pass you on the sidewalk. Strength, and a powerfully sculpted physique can be mere months away, if you start working hard today. Afterward, it's time to get some attention for yourself, and all that heavy lifting you will have done!

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James Reynolds can attest to just how much women seem to love guys that are built. All that hard work was worth it to him ten times over. Ever since he started lifting, his life has never been the same, and he wouldn't have it any other way! If you want a body that looks something like his by next Summer, there's no better time to get started than today.

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After a while, you'll be eligible to register to be a Campus Man, and able to get your own personal fan club! By then, you'll love lifting weights, and all the ladies will thank you for it.

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If this is what you have decided you want, then there's no better time to start preparing your body for the transformation than right now. You need a plan, and it's a good thing that there are a ton of experts out there with plans to spare. You will need the right resources, and a good place to start. Before it's time to burn your muscles, you'll need to burn your brain a bit.

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Books That Show How to Get Stronger: Strength and Physique: Tactics and Strategies $18.00 Tactics and Strategies are exactly what you're going to need if you want to succeed. The information in this book is organized, easy to follow, and professionally written by life long physical trainers. It has multiple fitness paths you can follow, each depending on your own personal fitness goals and what you're trying to accomplish. This one's definitely worth taking a look at.

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Training for Warriors: The Ultimate Mixed Martial Arts Workout $22.79 Strength and endurance conditioning are the primary focus in this excellent manual on the ways of the warrior. The movements are intense, and potentially difficult, but extremely worthwhile. Not only will you be stronger and faster, but more confident in your own ability to handle yourself out in social situations.

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DVDs on Getting Stronger: Jay Cutler:Ripped to Shreds $35.99 Jay Cutler has quite a resume in the world of bodybuilding. He has won nearly every professional title the sport has to offer, and he released this DVD during the peak of his training season to shed a little light on how guys like him become like tanks. He'll take you through a full explanation of every part of his rigorous routine from start to finish. A must have for any competitive bodybuilding enthusiast.

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Some Techniques on Getting Stronger You Will Learn in These Recommended Books or DVDs: These experts are liable to go into some pretty advanced methods that they have all used in order to become champions. There's more to getting totally ripped than just picking up a weight and putting it back down again. Here is a bit more detailed explanation about a couple of the concepts they might cover:

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Forced Reps are best employed when you're near the end of a very heavy set, and can only be done with a competent lifting partner (which you should be bringing along with you to the gym anyway). Let's say you're pumping up your shoulders with some lateral raises. When you can't lift the weight again, have your partner give you just a tiny bit of help in getting the weight up. Repeat this several times. Yes, he's helping you cheat just a bit, but it's the best way to get everything you can out of those deltoids.

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Exercise Intensity is simply a measure of how much work you're doing in the gym over time. You'll want to keep your level of intensity up as much as you can. You can do this by making sure that you do your sets completely, and without stopping. Also, don't allow yourself to take too much of a break between sets. Even for heavy lifting, 45 to 60 seconds is enough to continue.

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When being introduced to new exercise names and different muscle groups, you can save a lot of time and confusion by learning the basics of anatomy. Just the basics. This will help you in ways you may not consider. Some guys take forever to know the different names of muscles and make mistakes such as performing exercises intended for the wrong muscle group. Choose one of the two products below - a poster or a book/manual. These can be of great help for a beginner!

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Although there are cheaper posters available, we highly recommended spending a little more for the Fitnus Male Exercise/Muscle Guide $21.99. This laminated poster shows you a lot more than the names of the muscle groups. It also lists the most popular exercises for each muscle group. This can be of great help for a beginner trying to memorize all of the numerous exercises and how which muscle group they help. There is another bonus to having this poster on your wall. Girls will see it and take an interest in your transformation. If girls walk into your apartment or dorm, they will definitely ask about this poster! What a great chance to get to take your shirt off to show them your gains!

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If you want something you can carry with you, or you are the type of guy who wants more details, order Strength Training Anatomy $14.93. Strength Training Anatomy offers detailed illustrations about your muscles! This book is not a lot of lengthy text. This manual is very easy it is to follow. This book also depicts exactly how you should be doing exercises to properly work each muscle - this avoid "cheating on form" (also called "bad form") - which is common in beginners.

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Supplements to Get Stronger: Being able to work with the iron is only half the battle. After you tear down your muscles, you have to be able to feed them the things they need in order to regrow properly. Nutritional supplements can help you out greatly in areas where your regular diet may fall short.

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These supplements, particularly Creatine, can boost your gains in a number of ways. They can give you more of the vital nutrients that your overworked muscle fibers need in order to rebuild in your sleep. They'll also often include many things you either can't get in the regular foods you're eating, or simply can't get enough of it.

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1Fast400 Creatine Monohydrate Powder, 1000-Grams $34.99 Creatine supplements have come a long way since first being incorporated into modern bodybuilding. Once you've tried this one, you won't want to try to continue training without it! It's fruit flavored for easy consumption as a drink mix, and it will give you that extra boost of energy you need in the gym to help you build up size, power, and tone.

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Mass Stack-BSN Maximum Strength Core Series $102.12 One of the most powerful and effective anabolic supplements on the market. This combination package, when taken as directed, will give you the focused clarity you need in order to get the job done on the weight machines, and will significantly speed up your rate of recovery, so you'll feel like coming back for more even faster.

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How to Get Stronger Without a Gym: Don't be intimidated by those huge monkeys in the gym. get totally ripped in the convenience of your own place!

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Bowflex PR1000 Home Gym $599.00 The great thing about quality Bowflex products is that they pay for themselves. They're built to basically outlast you, and can offer you the ability to do absolutely everything you could do in a gym, without the monthly membership fees. Over time, that makes these things one of the best investments you can make in yourself.

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Resistance Bands Exercise Training Set $39.99 Eliminate the dangers of iron free weights, while keeping the mechanical resistance you need to get your muscles to respond to being worked hard! These are made of durable synthetic materials, and made to outlast a lot of abuse. Resistance Bands come attached with comfortable handles that won't leave callouses on your hands. Also comes with ankle straps for leg exercises. Great for rowing, Deltoid raises, and Tricep extensions, just to start with.

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Some Must-Haves To Buy Get Stronger: Men's Health Training Log $10.17 Strength training is immensely difficult, and takes a lot of discipline to maintain consistency in. It's this consistency that helps build strong bodies, so It's important to keep a journal of your efforts, and the results that you're getting from them. What better way to maximize the time you're investing in yourself?

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Weightlifting gloves - we recommend Harbinger Pro FlexClosure Wash & Dry Gloves - A good pair of lifting gloves can really save your hands from building up unsightly callouses! It's important to pick a good, durable pair like the Harbringer Pro FlexClosure, because they hold up very well over time. The stitching in many other gloves can loosen from use.

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Lifting straps - You use these for many pulling exercises. Buy the Schiek Sports Schiek Lifting Strap Long $19.95. Another important element of safety, especially when you're dealing with free weights. There is no faster way to ruin your weekend than to drop a dumb bell on your foot. Quality lifting straps such as these ensure that the iron stays attached to you, even if you can't hold onto it for a moment.

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Weight belt - Buy the Valeo VRL 6-Inch Padded Leather Belt for only $15.50. Weight belts are essential if you want to save your lower back from injury during heavy squatting or dead lifts. If your form is less than perfect, it's possible to sustain a lot of damage that could have you out of the gym for weeks. Considering the low cost and safety that's offered, this is a great deal and leather holds up much better than Velcro versions. Our recommended books or DVDs will explain what this equipment is for and how to use them.

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The rest is up to you. The above resources will be perfect for giving you a good shove in the right direction, but it's all up to you to use them both properly, and regularly. Most likely, you will need more than the above listings as time passes, but the point is by then, you'll be getting muscles like mad! You'll finally be able to register to become a Campus Man, reaping the benefits two-fold. You've got nothing to lose but time.

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