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What Foods to Eat When Cutting (The Science Behind a Simple Diet)

What Foods to Eat When Cutting (The Science Behind a Simple Diet)

“What foods to eat while cutting?” This is one of the most requested topics I’ve ever been asked about so here is the breakdown! A scientific basis for a simpler diet (15+ studies): What Foods to Eat When Cutting Here are a few things I’d like to mention first on the whole “what foods to eat when cutting” question: No magical food will boost your fat loss or targets a specific are of your body […]

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Can You Build Muscle and Lose Fat At The Same Time? (ft. Menno Henselmans)

Can You Build Muscle and Lose Fat At The Same Time? (ft. Menno Henselmans)

Is it possible to build muscle and lose fat at the same time? Find out in this in-depth interview with one of the world’s leading experts in fitness, nutrition and physique coaching Menno Henselmans from Bayesian Bodybuilding. The full list of topics covered: – Overview of the current state of the industry on the question of “Can you gain muscle and lose fat at the same time?” – How often does body recomposition occur? – […]

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StrongLifts 5×5 Alternative Workout

StrongLifts 5x5 Alternative Workout

I remember how hard it was to choose a workout routine when I started and that’s what inspired me to create the stronglifts 5×5 alternative. As you’ve probably realized by now there are hundreds of websites with their own version of a beginner workout routine. And one of the most famous ones is the StrongLifts 5 x 5 workout. For people who enjoy minimalist routine and don’t worry too much about aesthetics that workout will do the […]

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How To “Get Shit Done” and Stop Procrastinating

How To "Get Shit Done" and Stop Procrastinating

Hey, it’s Mario here. In this article I’m giving you my best mindset to stop procrastinating and get things done immediately. And not only that. You’ll learn how to trigger a healthy sense of urgency in your life and practically make yourself immune to procrastination. So read on. 🙂 Here’s a big idea for you: The difficulty of a task will increase proportionally to how much you ay doing it. Now, why is that? Can you […]

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What To Do In Between Sets For Maximum Strength And Muscle Gains

What To Do In Between Sets For Maximum Strength And Muscle Gains

If you think about it, most of the time in the gym is spent resting between sets. This is even true for those heavy 3-5 repetition sets. So the question is: What can you do in between sets to get the most out of your workouts? Here’s my top 3 advanced techniques to perform between sets to maximize your strength and muscle gains. Mario’s Top 3 Techniques To Do In Between Sets 1. Use the […]

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Client Transformation Story – From Overweight to Six Pack Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Champion

Client Transformation Story - From Overweight to Six Pack Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Champion

Six months ago the transformation you see above was just a vision. Today, it’s reality. A few days ago when I received this photo from Livio I was shocked what a few right habits can do for a guy. And I don’t mean just for his body. While his body did change  importantly he rediscovered his passion and found motivation to push himself to the next level. At the start of the program Livio told […]

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How To Use Good Habits As a “Shortcut” to Success

How To Use Good Habits As a "Shortcut" to Success

Given our natural tendency to act out of habit wouldn’t the key to sustaining growth be to turn each desired action into a habit? So that the things we want would come automatically, without much effort, thought or choice? Imagine you go to gym, eat healthy, develop great relationships, become happy, perform excellent at your job, all automatic as a habit ? It might sound like a lot of effort but once you’ve got […]

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I Haven’t Missed a Workout in Over 3 years and This Is How

I Haven't Missed a Workout in Over 3 years and This Is How

The successful people I’ve talked to , and the bos about success I’ve read, it became obvious very fast that consistency is the key to achievement. As a matter of fact, if you really think about it, absolutely any goal worth achieving in your life will require a mind boggling number of consistent repetitions. Coupled with the fact that those reps are usually boring and monotonous this makes consistency one of the hardest things to master in life. For the reasons mentioned above I’ve also […]

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Short Story: The Day I Gave Up On Motivation And How It Changed My Life

Short Story: The Day I Gave Up On Motivation And How It Changed My Life

Have you ever felt like a lack of motivation was holding you back? I used to feel like: “If only I were motivated, I could… get to the gym… eat healthy… meditate daily”. In fact, I used to feel that way every day of my life. Meanwhile, I was twiddling my thumbs waiting for next week’s Breaking Bad.. and staying up till 4 AM playing World of Warcraft. I had fleeting moments of motivation. I’d snap out […]

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Are You Making These 3 Rookie Mistakes In The Gym?

Are You Making These 3 Rookie Mistakes In The Gym?

I’ve spent 6 years of my life in the gym. And I’ve seen the good, the bad and ugly, in 30 countries around the world. And 3 mistakes, which I see every session in the gym, always stand out as the most destructive to a guy’s progress. It’s not a guy’s own fault — it’s because finding a reliable source of proven training methods, has become increasingly difficult in this age of “information overload”. If you weed out these […]

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