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10 Rapid Fire Ideas to Boost Your Gains

Rough Strength Rapid Fire IdeasThere is a whole gamut of ideas fighting in my head every day. So, I decided to pick the best ones I came up with lately and to write an article about them. Everybody loves ideas and lists, right? Let’s go.

1. Confidence Sets

If you are not wasting your training time on useless crap and have worked up to some heavy ass weights in your compound exercises, then you should have been scared to lift that amount of weight at least once. Self-doubt is normal at this point. This is our brain’s self-defense function. Anyway, this is when confidence sets come really handy. Continue reading

So, Should You Do That Cardio Thing?

Bear and SkateboardYou may not understand it yet or even deny it, but traditional cardio is the most boring physical activity associated with strength training and physique enhancement (check out how I upgraded my skill in making up fancy names). Well, at least for me. Seriously, anytime I think about running, I get lethargic. Additionally, when you understand that it is way more effective to eat less than to exercise more, that little candle inside you that represented your desire to devote your precious time to such tedious activity as cardio goes out.

“So, you’re saying we don’t need that cardio shit, bro?” Not so fast. There are two points I want to discuss in this article:

1. When is it appropriate to use cardio?

2. Should cardio always be boring?

OK, enough of this silly little intro. Let’s dive into the cool stuff.

Why Does Cardio Suck?

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