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What is a Drop Set?

What is a Drop Set?

A drop set is an advanced lifting technique that involves taking a set to failure and then with no rest, “dropping” the weight, performing an additional set to failure, and repeating 2-4x. Bodybuilders have been incorporating drop sets into their training for years in...

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The Benefits of Training with Pause Reps

The Benefits of Training with Pause Reps

One nice thing about weightlifting is that there are infinite ways to keep your training interesting. You can use different equipment, change up rep ranges, vary intensities, and even switch up tempos. In this article, we are going to go over one of the most popular...

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Do I Need a Weightlifting Belt?

Do I Need a Weightlifting Belt?

Weightlifting belts have been the subject of several hot debates over the years. Their biggest critics claim that belts actually weaken the core and serve as an unnecessary crutch. Their biggest fans make claims of injury prevention and strength gains. Who is right?...

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How Long Should You Rest Between Sets?

How Long Should You Rest Between Sets?

Ever wonder why the local powerlifter at your gym spends what seems like hours hogging up the squat rack? Are they being rude to other members or is there a method to this madness? In this article, you’ll learn all about how long you should be resting in between sets...

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Best Bicep Exercises to Grow Your Arms

Best Bicep Exercises to Grow Your Arms

If someone were to ask you to flex, what is the first muscle you think of? Biceps, of course. You’d raise your arm up and show them which way the beach is. Biceps have been glamorized since the beginning of fitness time and if you were wondering how to make them grow,...

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Why Does My Weight Fluctuate So Much?

Why Does My Weight Fluctuate So Much?

Have you ever stepped on the scale on a Sunday morning and thought “Holy Sh***t I really blew all my progress this weekend”. Or even on a random Wednesday, seen a big spike and felt discouraged because you were consistent with your exercise and nutrition all week?...

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How to Properly Use Deload Weeks

How to Properly Use Deload Weeks

One of the most frustrating experiences every lifter faces is hitting a dreaded plateau. You might be eating well, sleeping, and following your Uplift Others program to a tee, but some days, even warm-up sets feel immovable. In a utopian world, progress would be...

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How Safe and Effective are Supplements?

How Safe and Effective are Supplements?

 we "How do you achieve your dream body?" Which would you rather hear between the following? “Well, that’s hard to say. For most people it takes years and years to make incremental progress. You’ll have to consistently train hard, eat well, get plenty of sleep, stay...

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Best Condiments for Dieting

Best Condiments for Dieting

I think “condiments” has to be up there with “moist” or “curd” on my list of least favorite words to say out loud. Nevertheless, we are going to talk about condiments today as something that gets overlooked way too often when it comes to peoples’ diets. For one, it...

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How to Eat Intuitively

How to Eat Intuitively

I’m sure at some point in your life you have downloaded MyFitnessPal or a similar app and dove into the world of tracking your food. Maybe you loved it and felt it kept you organized or maybe you found it cumbersome, boring, and just a flat of pain to deal with. I...

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