Archive for February, 2012

PhD Pharma Whey HT+ – Supplement Review

PhD Pharma Whey HT+ – Supplement Review

PhD Pharma Whey is just one of the products in the PhD range, and is my personal choice of protein supplement. Like all primarily whey products, it is a fast acting source of protein, so ideal for post-workout purposes, or along with your breakfast in the morning.  HT+ is the latest version of whey that [...]

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16 things to be aware of when lifting in the gym

16 things to be aware of when lifting in the gym

Everyone likes to give their ego a bit of a jump start every now and then, and lots of people will do that little thing that annoys everyone in the gym. We’ve compiled a list of 16 things to be aware of when you’re lifting or in the gym – basically, things to avoid. The [...]

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How to bench press correctly

How to bench press correctly

One of the most comment questions a lifter is asked by John Doe or the average person, is “How much can you bench press?” – for some reason the bench press has been chosen as the exercise used to gauge strength by laymen. It’s this reason (combined with the fact that every man wants a [...]

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White Flood – Supplement Review

White Flood – Supplement Review

White Flood is a Nitric Oxide pre-workout supplement, designed to give you energy and make sure you can give it your all whenever you step into the gym. The supplement is 0 calorie, so contains no carbs or fat – making it suitable whether you are trying to lose or gain weight. Controlled Labs have [...]

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5 food tips to help you shed fat

5 food tips to help you shed fat

It’s probably not the first time that you’ve heard that a great body is made in the kitchen, not inside the gym. Why not try intermittent fasting? Whilst it’s important to train hard and stick to a solid lifting routine, not having your nutrition in check will devastate any gains, and result in gains of [...]

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Stronglifts 5×5

Stronglifts 5×5

Stronglifts 5×5 is a beginner lifter program, put together by Mehdi Hadim. It’s a simple program, which involves the major compounds listed below. Bench Press Bent-over Row Deadlift Squat Overhead Press That’s it! Whenever you step foot in the gym, you’ll be doing a subset of those exercises. The focus is on doing these heavy [...]

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Beginner routines – which should you pick?

Beginner routines – which should you pick?

When you’re just starting out with weight lifting or body building, it can be really quite confusing, and quite frankly daunting as to what you should do. The latest article in your favourite men’s magazine might be telling you to do high reps, high volume work, with low weights. A google search tells you to [...]

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Interviews – Coming Soon

Interviews – Coming Soon

Iron Lifters will be interviewing a variety of personalities in powerlifting, stronglifting, bodybuilding, olympic lifting and other strength/muscle sports to get the latest updates on what people are up to in the lifting community, trends and the very best knowledge. So watch out as these begin to appear soon!

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