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How to Increase Testosterone Naturally

By Radu Antoniu | August 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Testosterone levels in American men have been steadily declining over the last two decades. The reasons for this decline are still unclear, but it seems that your grandfather had about 50% more testosterone than you do at your age. The most common symptoms of low testosterone are:  Reduced sex drive and libido  Low energy and…

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The Surprising Benefits of a Lower Protein Intake

By Radu Antoniu | June 5, 2016 | 50 Comments

This post is copied word for word from my new (still unreleased) fat loss program! I wanted to give you a taste of it before the launch.  Here we go!  The Benefits of Eating just Enough Protein, not More You may have noticed that the protein intake I recommend is lower than most fitness people…

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How to Gain Strength on Incline Bench Press

By Radu Antoniu | April 30, 2016 | 154 Comments

The problem with most videos and articles covering plateaus is that they’re made for advanced lifters. The authors talk about tweaking exercise form, implementing paused reps, using bands to strengthen your lockout, etc. While these methods are great, they’re not what most guys need. Look in any gym. Most people are stuck at a novice/intermediate level. Fixing their plateau doesn’t involve…

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How to Maximize Muscle Growth using Rest Periods

By Radu Antoniu | April 25, 2016 | 24 Comments

Ever since Arnold was pumping iron until the late 2000s bodybuilders and coaches believed that short rest periods maximize muscle growth. At the time, researchers were convinced that the spike of growth hormone and testosterone produced by lifting weights were the main causes of muscle growth. As a result most training programs were designed around this belief. Compound movements,…

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From Average to Greek God – Step by Step Transformation

By Radu Antoniu | April 15, 2016 | 74 Comments

Links mentioned in the video:  The Greek God Program The Path to your Goal Physique  Depending on your current physique, you’ll need to take different steps to reach your goal. If you start from a high body fat percentage, your first move will obviously be to cut. If you start from a very skinny physique,…

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How to Maintain a Shredded Physique Year Round

By Radu Antoniu | April 6, 2016 | 34 Comments

*You can find the links mentioned in the video at the end of the post. Getting to a low body fat is difficult. As I’m sure you’ve noticed, only a few of the guys that start a cut actually succeed getting below 10% bf. The majority quit half way through. But maintaining 8-10% body fat once you get…

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