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Can You Start Bodybuilding in Your 30s?

Can You Start Bodybuilding in Your 30s?

At the time of writing this article, I am 33 years old. While I have no plans on becoming a bodybuilder, it would be nice to know if I could. So I decided to try and answer the question “can you start bodybuilding in your 30s?”. There is nothing stopping someone in their 30s from […]

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Can Bodybuilding Be Done Without Steroids?

Can Bodybuilding Be Done Without Steroids?

We all know that Pro Bodybuilding is impossible to succeed in without the use of anabolic steroids. But what about natural bodybuilding? Can Bodybuilding Be Done Without Steroids? Or is success predicated on breaking the rules? It is possible to be a successful natural bodybuilder without anabolic steroids. However, natural bodybuilding has a lot more […]

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Ridiculous Fitness Myths

Six Ridiculous Fitness Myths

In today’s episode, I tackle six ridiculous fitness myths that have somehow entered the public subconscious. I chose this title a while back because I thought it would be an easy podcast to research. How incredibly wrong I was! Finding fitness myths that hadn’t been disproven 500 times already was really difficult. Six Ridiculous Fitness […]

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Can Bodybuilding Be Done Without Supplements?

Can Bodybuilding Be Done Without Supplements?

A report by Grand View Research predicts that the supplement industry will be worth $272.4 billion by 2028. To put that into context, the US soft drink industry was worth $253.7 billion in 2016. Supplements are growing at an unprecedented rate. But how necessary are they? Can bodybuilding be done without supplements? It is entirely […]

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Can Bodybuilding Be a Career?

Can Bodybuilding Be a Career? Or is it a Fantasy?

Imagine being paid to be a bodybuilder. Waking up every morning with “work” being food prep, a 2-hour gym session, and then a load of free supplements. It’s the dream of many a lifter, and for some, it is a reality. But can bodybuilding be a career? If so, how likely is it to occur? […]

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Is Bodybuilding a Dying Sport?

Is Bodybuilding a Dying Sport?

If you have read my last article, you will know that I don’t believe bodybuilding is actually a sport in the first place. But if we stop worrying about semantics, we can debate the question “Is bodybuilding a dying sport?”. Bodybuilding as an industry will continue to grow, and there will always be people who […]

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Is Bodybuilding a Sport

Is Bodybuilding a Sport? An Honest Opinion

Bodybuilders are athletes, men and women who train harder than pretty much any other athlete. But is bodybuilding a sport? In this article, I will take a look at what the definition of a sport is, whether bodybuilding fits into that definition and whether it should even want to. Bodybuilding is primarily judged on aesthetics, […]

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How to Fix Your Bench Press

How to Fix Your Bench Press

In this podcast, I teach you how to fix your bench press. This will involve leaving your ego at the door. Lowering the weight, working on your grip, learning how to set up properly. It will also involve a few training tips that can make huge differences over time. How to Fix Your Bench Press […]

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Can Bodybuilding Affect Sleep

Bad Night? Can Bodybuilding Affect Sleep?

Picture the scene, you’ve worked out, you ate 5 nutritious meals (out of Tupperware containers of course) and you’ve climbed into bed at 10pm. But at 2am you are still awake. Why is that? Could it be that bodybuilding itself is responsible? Can bodybuilding affect sleep? Let’s find out. Bodybuilding has a strong relationship with […]

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Can Bodybuilding Affect Flexibility?

Can Bodybuilding Affect Flexibility?

I saw a video recently, it was of a bodybuilder being unable to pull a sticker off of his upper back. It was a good laugh, but it got me thinking, can bodybuilding affect flexibility? Hopefully, this article will help to uncover the truth. Bodybuilding should improve flexibility for most people, as it involves a […]

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