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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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the anti diet movement

The Anti Diet Movement: Has it Gone Too Far?

I’m a fence-sitter, I like to think that most people in the fitness industry should be. Fence sitting should be your default move in an industry as young as this. This is why I tend to be sceptical (cynical?) about any part of the fitness industry that reduces the world into black and white. Does […]

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Can You Train Every Day?

Bodybuilding: Can You Train Every Day?

Many professional bodybuilders appear to spend their lives in the gym, training up to three times a day. But how realistic is this for regular people? Can you train every day? Or, perhaps a better question, should you? I examine the evidence. Pro Bodybuilders are able to train every day through the use of anabolic […]

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Can Bodybuilding be Dangerous?

Can Bodybuilding Be Dangerous?

Bodybuilding is often described as a positive way to improve your health and fitness, but the media often portrays it as a form of extremism. But what does science say? Can bodybuilding be dangerous? Or is it less dangerous than a sedentary lifestyle? Professional Bodybuilders have higher mortality rates than the general population. Which indicates […]

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The Best Beer of Season Two

The Best Beers of Season Two of Beer N Biceps

In the final episode of the series, I will take a look at the best beers of season two. Naming my personal top ten out of the twenty beers I’ve tried. I also look back on the season and talk about how much it differs from season one and my initial plans for it. The […]

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Worst Exercises to Perform in the Gym

Worst Exercises to Perform in the Gym

In today’s podcast, I talk about the worst exercises to perform in the gym. It’s more a look at exercises or workouts that you shouldn’t perform in a busy gym. Either because the exercises themselves are bad, or because doing so can be disruptive to your fellow members. Worst Exercises to Perform in the Gym […]

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The Real Reason Behind the Obesity Epidemic

The Real Reason Behind the Obesity Epidemic

In this podcast episode, I look at the real reason behind the obesity epidemic, and I also attempt to dispel many of the incorrect theories out there. Now, while I am fairly confident that my theory is the right one, there is no single reason for the obesity epidemic, but more a collection of reasons. The […]

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Should steroids be legal

Should Steroids be Legal?

If you’ve been reading my blog, you’ll probably know about the downsides of steroids, and many of the benefits. But what is my actual opinion on them? Should steroids be legal? By which I mean, should they be legal to buy without a prescription? Or should the status quo remain? Should Steroids be Legal? My […]

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Why your diet is failing

Five Reasons Why Your Diet is Failing

Most diets fail. They either fail immediately, within a couple of weeks or after a number of weeks. Sometimes they can appear to succeed, but after a year, you’re back to square one. Which if you think about it is a fairly common result. In this podcast, I give five reasons why your diet is […]

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Is Beer Healthy

Is Beer Healthy? An Honest Look at the Science

The inspiration for this podcast came from an article I wrote a few months back, it was looking at the potential health benefits of drinking beer, and weighing them up against the downsides. The article was fairly interesting to write, and I thought that it might suit podcasting even better. So, is beer healthy? Let’s […]

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