Category Archives: Lifting Myths

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I can tell from your Bones that you Lifted Weights

Years, decades or millenniums after you die; anthropologists from the future world will dig up your bones and remains to find out what kind of people lived during the ancient…

OVERTRAINING is a Stupid Term – Enter UNDER-RECOVERY

Let’s get it straight – the term “over-training” is just so stupid. It just so happens that people (including myself) have been so used to referring to it that way…

Why 200 Pounds can Be Heavier than 300 Pounds – Progress with STRICT Form Before going Heavy

Some people believe that one cannot do any sort of progression without increasing poundage (myself included). This sometimes leads to bad and dangerous form. Although there’s an advantage to hoisting…

There’s NO Such Thing as Perfect Symmetry – What to do if the Right Side of my Body is bigger than the Left?

Shoulders, pectoral muscle, arms, face – my right side is larger. My right arm is my dominant hand and is therefore stronger. What can I do to have my left…

The 3 Species of Weightlifters – Bodybuilder vs Power-lifter vs Olympic Lifter, What’s the Difference

What is the difference between a weightlifter, powerlifter and bodybuilder? I have recently answered this question on Quora and I got a little carried away and it became quite long….

Another Popular Belief Debunked – Fats Don’t Interfere Protein Absorption, so is it okay to take Fish Oils and Whole Eggs Post Workout

As a resistance training enthusiast, I cannot count on how many times I was advised by “experts” (while munching on my post workout hard boiled eggs – TOGETHER WITH THE…

Does Weight Training Slow Down or Help a Football Player – Lifting Weights for Football

This post is an exchange of comments between me and a reader Mr. Toledo. I figured that it will be of some use to majority of readers as an article….

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40 Year Old Muscle – Still As Good as 18, Great Birthday News to Someone Who’s Getting OLDER

So you’re at your 40s or late 30s and you would REALLY love to train and lift weights, to you know, become healthy and stuff (actually lifting weights has more…

3 Brain Dead Simple Tips You Can – SHOULD do right now to Lose Fat

Losing weight should be quite a concern to people, especially in the developed countries. Obesity is becoming more and more aggressive with each passing day, killing more and more people…

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