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How to Gain Strength Faster Using Periodization

By Radu Antoniu | May 17, 2017 | 1 Comment

If you went into a gym and asked some of the guys there what’s their method for adding weight to the bar, they will most likely not have a system for it. They’ll probably say they increase the weight when they feel they can do it or when the reps feel easier. That’s fine. In…

The Hidden Benefits of Eating Less Meat | Documentary

By Radu Antoniu | April 27, 2017 | 3 Comments

Free Low-Meat Meal Plans Get Lean & Muscular with my ShredSmart Program __________________________________ Here’s the table of contents: Part 1 – Why Protein & Animal Products Matter for Fitness & Health 1:51 Protein & fitness 3:30 Protein & health 5:03 Amino-acid profile difference between animal protein and plant protein 6:34 Digestibility difference between animal protein…

The ThinkEatLift Workout App

By Radu Antoniu | February 1, 2017 | 15 Comments

Finally! The ThinkEatLift Workout App is here! Click here to get it for FREE! We built it with functionality in mind. Each exercise illustration is clickable so you can adjust the weight in an instant. It comes with built-in routines for novices & intermediates. The app will show you what exercises to perform, how much…

From Skinny Fat to Muscular | Step by Step Transformation

By Radu Antoniu | December 20, 2016 | 13 Comments

The Skinny-Fat Physique is a term I use to describe a body that looks skinny with a shirt on and fat with the shirt off. Although skinny-fat people have a low-to-moderate body fat percentage, they still look soft and out of shape because they have very little muscle mass. They tend to accumulate fat easily…

How to Improve Fat Loss and Muscle Growth on a Cut

By Radu Antoniu | October 18, 2016 | 13 Comments

In recent years “broscience” has been losing ground to good information. Protein shakes in the locker room? Only a few guys still do that.  Morning fasted cardio to lose belly fat? Almost nobody does that anymore. In 2006 a fat loss plan would look like this: Small meals every two hours, chicken breast and broccoli,…

How to Stay Motivated and Get Lean at Last

By Radu Antoniu | September 27, 2016 | 7 Comments

Let me ask you a question: Why do you want your goal physique?  Why work that hard? Why track your macros? Why would you eat salad when you can eat pizza? If you can’t answer these questions, of course it’s hard to stay motivated. Motivation is personal. Two people can achieve the same goal, but their…

Why You Shouldn't Train to Failure

By Radu Antoniu | September 16, 2016 | 16 Comments

Imagine this scenario: You’re at the gym in the middle of a hard set of bench press. And you have two choices: Do as many reps as you can and have your friend help you complete the last rep. Stop one or two reps before failure and do an extra set with the same weights.…

How to Improve Strength Gains by Managing Recovery

By Radu Antoniu | September 7, 2016 | 14 Comments

There are two parts to muscle growth: Creating the stress that disrupts “the comfort zone” Allowing our body to recover from it and improve   In the quest for gains, most people only focus on the first part of the equation: training. But optimizing recovery can make a massive difference for the rate of muscle…

5 Foods You Should Avoid If You Want High Testosterone

By Radu Antoniu | August 6, 2016 | 8 Comments

Before we get started I want to make it clear that eating or avoiding these foods doesn’t make that much of a difference.  We’re at that point in the series where we’re addressing the details, the icing on the cake. If you have the basics in place, what we addressed in the first 4 episodes,…

10 Things You Can Do to Raise Testosterone Right Now

By Radu Antoniu | August 4, 2016 | 2 Comments

Most of us are impatient, so here are 10 Things You Can Do to Raise Testosterone Right Now. 1. Get 7-9 Hours of Good Sleep Research shows that both the quality and quantity of sleep you get drastically affect testosterone levels. One study showed that sleeping only 5 hours a night for a week decreased…

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