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How to Be Your Own Personal Trainer

How to Be Your Own Personal Trainer

The average cost for a personal trainer is between $30 and $60 per hour, it can cost even more than that if you live in a city such as London or New York. Hiring a personal trainer has many advantages, but it is not budget-friendly. In this article, I will teach you how to be […]

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Do Bodybuilders Need More Sleep?

Do Bodybuilders Need More Sleep?

Sleep is the most underrated factor when it comes to your physical and mental health. It is just as important as diet and exercise but is so often overlooked. Many an amateur bodybuilder has had every aspect of their training finely tuned, but made the error of not getting enough sleep each night. But, do […]

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Do Bodybuilders Inject Oil?

Do Bodybuilders Inject Oil? Everything You Need to Know

Ten years ago, if you had told me that there would be people injecting oil directly into their muscles I would have believed I was talking to a crazy person. It sounds horrific. But it is becoming increasingly popular. We’ve all seen the crazy photos of amateurs going overboard, but do bodybuilders inject oil? And […]

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Do Bodybuilders Lift Heavy or Light Weights?

Do Bodybuilders Lift Heavy or Light Weights?

If you’ve read my article on powerlifting vs bodybuilding, you may be under the impression that bodybuilders focus exclusively on light weights. Yet, this is far too simplistic. Just because Ronnie Coleman shouts “light weights” doesn’t mean he’s actually using them. So, do bodybuilders lift heavy or light weights? Bodybuilders tend to train with a […]

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Why do bodybuilders inject insulin?

Why Do Bodybuilders Inject Insulin?

Pharmaceutical insulin is a peptide hormone that is used by diabetics to help them lower blood sugar. But in recent times many bodybuilders have taken to using insulin to help them train. Why do bodybuilders inject insulin? Bodybuilders inject insulin because it plays an important role in muscle protein synthesis. Insulin is anabolic and can […]

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Do Bodybuilders Get Drug Tested?

Do Bodybuilders Get Drug Tested?

It is an open secret that Pro bodybuilding is impossible without anabolic steroids and that all bodybuilders competing in non-natural competitions must be using. Yet anabolic steroid use is illegal, so how do the organisations behind bodybuilding deal with this? Do bodybuilders get drug tested? And if so, how come nobody is ever caught? Bodybuilders […]

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Why are Bodybuilders Weaker than Powerlifters?

Why are Bodybuilders Weaker than Powerlifters?

Why are Bodybuilders Weaker than Powerlifters? It doesn’t make any sense! Bodybuilders are absolutely massive, made up of nothing but huge muscles. They train more than powerlifters, they take more drugs, and they are better funded. So why can’t they out-lift them? The main difference between bodybuilders and powerlifters is that bodybuilders focus on muscle […]

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Do Bodybuilders Eat Ice Cream?

Do Bodybuilders Eat Ice Cream?

Bodybuilders often have surprisingly strict diets, considering the public perception is that they can eat whatever they want. You’ll see a lot of bodybuilders eating meals that revolve around chicken, broccoli, and rice, or something egg-based. But do bodybuilders eat ice cream? If so, is there a good reason why they do? Bodybuilders often eat […]

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Do Bodybuilders Eat Fruit?

Do Bodybuilders Eat Fruit?

Fruit has always been perceived as a healthy option, but for some reason, a vocal minority has begun to question whether fruit is actually good for dieting. In this article, I will be looking into whether fruit is good for your diet, and answering the question “Do bodybuilders eat fruit?”. Bodybuilders may restrict their fruit […]

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Do Bodybuilders eat chocolate

Do Bodybuilders Eat Chocolate?

Chocolate is incredibly popular, almost universally so. But it is also seen as a “bad” food by many, and it is often one of the first things to be banned from most healthy eating diets. But do bodybuilders eat chocolate? Bodybuilders may eat chocolate if they feel like a treat, but they won’t eat chocolate […]

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