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Taking Advantage Of The Post Workout Window In The Off-Season

Taking Advantage Of The Post Workout Window In The Off-Season

GEARDUpPodcast March 10, 2014 4

In the off season, one of the most important aspects of making continual gains is utilizing the the post workout window period. Perhaps taking advantage of this "window" is the most important part off

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Are You Meant To Compete?

Are You Meant To Compete?

GEARDUpPodcast March 5, 2014 1

Do you like being miserable, hungry, tired, exhausted? Then you are a prime candidate for physique competition. Same with tired and exhausted. Chances are your sleep schedule will go to hell,

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5 Beliefs That Will Make You a Better Competitor

5 Beliefs That Will Make You a Better Competitor

GEARDUpPodcast February 3, 2014 1

It’s all the rage these days: just write an article on “5 easy tips” to whatever—specifically as pertains to fitness—and everybody is sure to gobble up your info, garbage or not.  See, putting a bunch

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It Takes A Village

It Takes A Village

GEARDUpPodcast February 3, 2014 0

“It takes a village to raise a child”. So goes the proverb that (purportedly) originated in Africa, and was immortalized by Hillary Clinton to advance her political agenda. In a nutshell, the

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By What Are You Driven?

By What Are You Driven?

GEARDUpPodcast February 3, 2014 1

I have long been interested in the psychology of bodybuilding. What drives somebody to pursue a goal endlessly, despite immediate pain, despite fatigue, despite a Spartan diet that the mind rebels at?

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Leaving No Stone Unturned

Leaving No Stone Unturned

GEARDUpPodcast February 3, 2014 2

On last week’s episode of GEAR’D UP Dave Pulcinella talked about how, while prepping for a show, he was adamant about “leaving no stone unturned”. Meaning: even if he could have gotten away

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My Pre-Contest Mindset

My Pre-Contest Mindset

GEARDUpPodcast February 3, 2014 0

Twenty-two weeks out. That’s where I’ll be this coming Saturday, October 19th, 2013. Twenty-two weeks until I next step foot on stage. That means I have two more weeks of “pre-dieting”

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Growth Hormone Peptides

Growth Hormone Peptides

GEARDUpPodcast February 1, 2014 0

The smallest unit of Protein is an amino acid. Amino acids can be double bonded, triple bonded, and a chain of amino acids. Peptides are a short chain of amino acids linked by peptide

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Adam – 12/30/13

Adam – 12/30/13

GEARDUpPodcast February 1, 2014 0

As many of you know, things have taken off here at REAL WORLD MUSCLE. The GEAR'D UP podcast is doing way better than I could have ever dreamed and the out cry of support

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The Culture of Opinions

The Culture of Opinions

GEARDUpPodcast February 1, 2014 0

When's the last time a fit person walked up to an out-of-shape person and said, "You should be ashamed of yourself, you fat piece of shit"? It doesn't happen. In our ever-degrading

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