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Val’s amazing, record-settingno-swing, one-arm, 150½-poundcurl

This was performed without raising his shoulder from the bench!

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Val Vasilef as physical-fitness trainer for the New Jersey's police power-lifting team uses the Russian Bear program for record breaking results

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  • Straight Talk on Getting Back Into Training 01/11/2019
    Would you believe that World and Olympic champion John Davis once had to get back into training after a long lay-off? It's true - because he couldn't train much at all during World War II - but when he got home and started to hit the iron, things started to happen fast!Hail to the Dinosaurs!One […]
  • 25 Good Ones for Kindle Fans! 01/11/2019
    Hail to the Dinosaurs!I know that many of you arebig Kindle fans - and I also know that a cold weekend is the perfect time to grab abook or two and do some reading - hopefully in frontof the fireplace!So here's a reminder.Dino Training has moved from the Jurassic era to the 21st century.We're offering […]
  • A Question About Heavy Partials - and My Answer! 01/11/2019
    I've been getting tons of questions about my new training course on heavy partials - so here's the latest one - and my answer to it!Hail to the Dinosaurs! I hope this email finds you strong, healthy and powering forward intothe New Year! And speaking of powering forward - one of our longtime Dinos - […]
  • A Great New Training Program for 2019! 01/11/2019
    We've got something fun, new and different for Dinos. Read today's Blog post for the details!Hail to the Dinosaurs!If you're looking for a great newtraining program for 2019, I've got just what you need.It's a brand new Bodyweight Training course - and you can find it right here -along with links to some of my […]

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  • More Questions & Answers - John McCallum 01/17/2019
    Originally Published in This Issue (May 1970)Ollie came over the other night to get me to have a beer with him."Can't," I said ."I'm trying to answer a batch of letters." "How many you got to go?" he asked me."How many?" I said. "About two hundred, that's how many." "Good grief," he groaned. "You'll never make it." "I'll […]
  • The Quick Lifts, Start Here - Bill Starr 01/15/2019
    https://journal.crossfit.com/I've written articles on how to snatch, clean and jerk. By following the presentation, any athlete who is interested in the Olympic lifts can learn how to do them. I realize many athletes are tentative in trying these high-skill, explosive movements on their own, but they can still be done quite successfully. That's exactly how everyone […]
  • A Little More From Harry Paschall 01/14/2019
    Let us now leave the Land of the Squatters and travel on. Let's have a look at some of the other exercise routines which have gained rather wide acceptance since the introduction of the more or less basic squat in the early 1930s.  One of the earliest of these ideas was the "cheating" method of performing […]
  • Harry Paschall on the Squat Program 01/14/2019
    The Author in 1915bent pressing a 115-lb. barbell at age 17.  Mr.and Mrs. Bob Peoples would like to wish you a belated Merry Christmas.  And so would I.  Back in the early 1930s a friend of ours named Mark Berry was editor of Strength magazine. He had training with us in New York at Siegmund Klein's Gymnasium […]
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Muscle Building Basics

Muscle Building Basics the natural way. Discover how Power Techniques, high protein diet and goal oriented determination will get you the mass you desire. If you are currently training to do a marathon, or doing any type of extreme cardio work, now is not a good time to try to build up your muscles. If your goal is a well-balanced fitness program, then cardio is essential. However, if you are trying to increase your muscle size, excess cardio could…

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Tips On How To Get Great Muscles

It can be hard to build up muscle. You might even feel discouraged for a time, because there is no quick way to accomplish your weight training goals. That’s why it’s important to make sure you are doing the right things and applying the right techniques for maximizing and building muscle. Here is some solid advice for doing that. Make sure to research the best exercises for increasing muscle mass. There are many different exercising options that are available…

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Weight Training Advice You Need To Read Today

Weight Training Advice

Visiting the gym and pressing some weights are just part of the process of weight training. There are a variety of factors that determine what kind of results you get from a bodybuilding program. Read this Weight Training Advice to find out how you can get maximum muscle growth with minimal effort. When building muscle is important, do not forget about carbohydrates. Carbohydrates are what your body needs to have the energy for workouts. If you don’t eat enough of them…

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VITOL PRODUCTS LAUNCHES REFORMULATED RUSSIAN BEAR 5000 “This refresh is the culmination of months spent understanding what is most important to our consumers,” stated Val Vasilef, President of VITOL PRODUCTS. “We designed Russian Bear Weight Gainer to incorporate the highest quality protein possible; We replaced milk solids with whey protein which yields 80% protein, plus enhanced with 3.9 PER Egg Albumin to produce faster results in weight gain without fat while spurring on muscle growth. We have also added…

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Building Muscle Is A Cinch With These Tips

Building muscle is healthy for people of all ages. The paragraphs that follow will give you important information that will help you optimize your bodybuilding routine and get results quickly and effectively. Read on for more information. Muscle Groups By learning the best exercise techniques, you can make sure that you’re not wasting time with exercises that will not help you build muscle. There are various kinds of exercises that focus on different things, like muscle development, toning and…

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Muscle Building Tips To Take You From Scrawny To Brawny

For many reasons, building muscle is very helpful to your body. It will improve your physical appearance, make you stronger and have great health benefits as you get older. Also, it could prove to be fun! To check out more information on the benefits of building muscle and some tips on how you can go about, just read on. Incorporating enough vegetables in your daily diet is a very important component of weight training. Some muscle-building diets ignore vegetables…

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They Key To Building Those Huge Muscles!

Building muscle is by no means an easy task. It may also be thankless for a while, as it doesn’t happen quickly. This makes it all the more important that you understand what you are doing and you are performing the right exercises to build and maximize your muscle. Below are some excellent ideas to help you achieve just that. When trying to add muscle, eat an adequate amount of protein each day. Muscles are built from protein and…

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Try These Vegetarian Bodybuilding Tips

Do you have a low energy level? Do you have problems finishing things that others handle with ease? Are you fighting with weight issues? The solution to these problems may be to include weight training as part of your exercise and fitness routine, so keep reading for valuable Vegetarian Bodybuilding advice. Anyone trying to bulk up will need to consume more daily calories, overall. You ideally want to consume what it takes to increase your weight by a weekly pound….

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Take Your Bodybuilding To A Higher Level

It can be daunting to build muscle. Your workouts need to be intense, and you have to carefully watch what you eat. It can be very discouraging if you do not achieve the results you desire. The article below discusses some methods that can help you succeed with your muscle-building efforts. The bench press, squat and deadlift are a important exercises to focus on. These exercises are the foundation of a solid muscle-building regimen. These exercises are proven to…

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You Can Get Good Information And Learn More About Muscle Development In The Article Below

Many people are reluctant to put in the time and effort needed to be in great shape. Congratulations! By taking the steps to find the correct information to get in shape, you are on the right track! Continue on for some simple bodybuilding tips that will quickly help you. Research your routine to ensure that your exercises are optimal for building muscle mass. Different exercises achieve different results; some are better for toning while others are better for bulk….

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