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The factors that truly matter for strength and hypertrophy have a clear order of importance. In this section, we've compiled videos and articles based on research for you to learn how to train optimally for your goals, and never hop from program to program again.

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The Complete Guide to Growing your Arms

By Radu Antoniu | March 28, 2016 | 38 Comments

Links mentioned in the video:  The Path to your Goal Physique The Greek God Program Arm training is probably the most misunderstood part of working out. Actually no, ab training is the most misunderstood part of working out but arms are definitely close in second place. In every gym you find the same thing: All…

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How to Finally Get Lean

By Radu Antoniu | March 11, 2016 | 16 Comments

When people fail to get lean, they very rarely take responsibility. It’s hard to acknowledge that we’re not disciplined. Blaming our metabolism or hormones makes us feel better about ourselves. But deep down we know it’s out fault. A calorie deficit always leads to fat loss. No matter if you eat carbs or fats, clean or…

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How to Set your Training for Muscle Growth

By Radu Antoniu | March 4, 2016 | 13 Comments

Muscle growth is not determined only by how heavy you train, how many reps you do, or how much time you spend in the gym. Volume, Intensity and Frequency are equally important, and together create the stimulus that leads to growth. Focusing on only one of them means missing the forest for the trees. The Debate…

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How to Maintain Low Body Fat while Bulking

By Radu Antoniu | January 26, 2016 | 22 Comments

I’ve been lean bulking for the last 4 months, steadily gaining weight. Today I realized I’m starting to lose pretty much all ab definition so it’s time to get lean again. The philosophy of gaining muscle without getting fat is very simple. You need to alternate your lean bulks and cuts in the range of…

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How to Return to Lifting after a Layoff

By Radu Antoniu | January 21, 2016 | 4 Comments

For me, January is the worst month of the year when it comes to weightlifting. After missing workouts during the Holidays, traveling, and barely sleeping it just ends up being a recovery period. You may have missed workouts too. You may have gone back to the gym this month, tried the same weights and discovered you can’t…

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Why You Should Never Push Through Pain

By Radu Antoniu | January 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

It’s been one month since the last Muscling In episode and you’ll understand why in a minute. In this episode I’m going to give you some updates on how my lean bulk is going in terms of strength, muscle growth and body fat. The main reason I haven’t released lifting videos lately is because my push workout…

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