Category: Training

  • the rock leg workout

    Can You Handle The Rock’s Leg Workout?

    “I’ve always had an affinity for leg workouts. I save them for the end of the week as a twisted treat!” Can you handle The Rock leg workout?

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  • dumbbells vs kettlebells for building muscle

    Dumbbells vs Kettlebells: Which Is Better For Building Muscle?

    Here’s a clash of the GYM titans. We’ll be asking: dumbbells vs kettlebells – which is better for muscle growth?

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  • training to failure for more muscle growth

    Should You Train To Failure For More Muscle Growth?

    Should you keep 3-4 reps in the tank, or train to failure for more muscle growth?

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  • IS FULL BODY TRAINING GOOD FOR BUILDING MUSCLE

    Full Body Training For Fat Loss & Muscle Growth

    Should you train 1-2 muscles per day or do full body workouts for more fat loss?

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  • trap bar deadlift vs regular deadlift

    Iron Wars: Trap Bar Deadlift vs Regular Deadlift

    In a battle of epic proportions not seen since a tank fought a helicopter in Rambo III, we’re putting the trap bar deadlift vs regular deadlift – who wins?

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  • Russ Howe PTI 95 5 Rule

    Burn Fat FASTER With My “95/5” Rule

    Learn how to use my simple 95/5 rule to help your results blast past others at your gym without ever going as strict on your diet or long in your workouts.

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  • John Cena workout plan and diet

    HOW JOHN CENA BUILT HIS LEGENDARY WWE BODY IN THE GYM

    John Cena’s workout plan was the following following bodybuilding “bro split” – but he trains very differently in 2021. Take a look!

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  • The Undertaker workout routine

    HOW THE UNDERTAKER TRAINED FOR HIS BEST PHYSIQUE

    Few things in life are perfect, but The Undertaker in 2009 was one of them. Take a look at the workout routine that got The Deadman chiseled AF.

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  • local gym vs franchise gym

    WHY YOU SHOULD JOIN YOUR LOCAL GYM OVER (YET ANOTHER) FRANCHISE GYM

    Which gym should I join: the big chain gym in the city center, or the small independent gym nearby? Don’t worry, Uncle Russ will answer this one for you.

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  • FITNESS MYTHS DEBUNKED

    5 FITNESS MYTHS THAT LIVE IN EVERY GYM

    So many myths… so little time. Let’s beat the 5 biggest fitness myths you’ll hear IN EVERY GYM.

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  • thigh gap exercises

    WHY YOU DON’T NEED A F**KING THIGH GAP

    The pressure on women to have a “thigh gap” is crazy. Can you even train for it? Here’s my advice.

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  • WHAT ARE THE BEST BICEPS EXERCISES

    THE 3 BEST BICEPS EXERCISES ACCORDING TO SCIENCE

    What are the best biceps exercises to for building traffic stopping arms? This recent study found out – did your favorite make the top 3?

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  • can you lose fat and build muscle at the same time

    CAN YOU LOSE FAT AND GAIN MUSCLE AT THE SAME TIME, OR IS IT A MYTH?

    Ah, the age old question; Can you build muscle and burn fat at the same time? Because screw choosing… My 20yrs as a PT has shown me people want BOTH.

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  • Sylvester Stallone workout

    How Sylvester Stallone Has Adapted His Training Over The Years

    From Rocky, to Rambo, to The Expendables, learn how Sylvester Stallone has adapted his training over the years to get in shape for his biggest roles…

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  • Should You Do High Reps Or Low Reps? Which Is Better?

    Should you do high reps or low reps to build muscle? Using the latest science, get ready for some surprising answers that may change your workouts forever.

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  • App Now Available

    I’m pleased to announce the brand new Russ Howe PTI app is now available for download! All the training plans, all the diet plans, in one place…

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  • what causes the pump

    WHAT CAUSES “THE PUMP” IN YOUR MUSCLES?

    What causes the pump in your muscles? Most gym folks claim it’s blood rushing to the working muscles – but they’re wrong. Here’s the facts.

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  • Instagram Squats Suck! Here’s Why…

    Instagram is where fitness advice goes to die. And that’s great… … if you’re looking to snap your f**king back. So today I’m going to show you why “Instagram squats” are NOT the way you should be performing barbell squats in your workouts. (I’m sure you know the ones) I’m breaking it down in this […]

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  • is-the-afterburn-effect-real

    IS THE AFTERBURN EFFECT REAL?

    “The afterburn effect” helps us burn stacks of calories after a HIIT workout… or so we thought! Here are the facts on HIIT & EPOC.

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  • is the mind muscle connection real

    IS THE MIND MUSCLE CONNECTION REAL?

    Is the mind muscle connection real, or is it just an outdated bodybuilding myth that needs to be put to rest? Here’s the science.

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  • No Free Weights? No Problem!

    Need a killer full body workout using only machines? Here you go! If you’re stuck in a hotel gym with no free weights, you can still train hard.

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  • Are You Making One Of My 5 Muscle Building Mistakes?

    Guys are training hard all over the world but getting nowhere. Make sure you avoid these common muscle building mistakes so you get results you can SEE!

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  • should you train when you are ill

    SHOULD YOU TRAIN WHEN YOU ARE ILL?

    Should you workout when sick? Some say YES (sweat it out!), some say NO. Let’s see what does science says regarding training when you are ill.

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  • does fasted cardio burn more fat

    FASTED CARDIO: DOES IT BURN MORE FAT?

    Does fasted cardio REALLY burn more fat than regular cardio? Jennifer Lopez says it does. Case closed! Not really, of course… let’s look at fasted cardio today.

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  • hiit explained

    HIIT EXPLAINED: THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO HIGH INTENSITY INTERVAL TRAINING

    HIIT is awesome for fat loss, so I’ve put together this comprehensive guide to answer all the most common HIIT related questions!

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  • Sylvester Stallone training plan

    HOW SYLVESTER STALLONE USED CIRCUIT TRAINING TO BUILD A RAMBO PHYSIQUE

    Everyone else was bodybuilding, but Sylvester Stallone used circuit training to maximize fat loss for his leanest movie roles in the 80’s. Here’s why…

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  • insanity_vs_hiit

    INSANITY VS HIIT – WHICH IS BETTER FOR FAT LOSS?

    Which training style is better for fat loss – Insanity or HIIT? They both have merits, but today I must crown a champion!

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