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General Strength Training Concepts

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.


How to Return to Lifting after a Layoff

By Radu Antoniu | January 21, 2016 | 3 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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How to Lifestyle Lean Bulk

By Radu Antoniu | January 6, 2016 | 24 Comments

My opinion is that in the lifting world you have two categories of people: Those that always found it easy to gain weight and muscle but had a hard time getting lean Those that always found it easy to get lean and stay lean but had a hard time gaining muscle The category you find…

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How to Fix Strength Fluctuations

By Radu Antoniu | December 13, 2015 | 11 Comments

I few weeks ago I received an email that included a very good question: I am having trouble adding weight to my weighted chin-ups. Now it seems that every workout I seem to be losing a rep but sometimes I can easily do 5. Any tips? This is actually a problem that a lot of people…

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How to Track Macros without being Obsessive

By Radu Antoniu | November 20, 2015 | 42 Comments

I talked about this before but I think it’s worth repeating. The way you make tracking macros easy and enjoyable is by having a diet structure. A plan you eat by every day. I have two diet structures, one for cutting and one for bulking. They are very similar: The main reason people get burned…

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How to Rotate Exercises for Continuous Gains

By Radu Antoniu | November 19, 2015 | 19 Comments

  In this video and article I share my thoughts on exercise rotation: When to change exercises and why. Should you be changing your routine all the time? First of all I want to address Muscle Confusion. In short: It’s bullshit. The idea that you should change exercises often so your muscles don’t adapt to them…

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