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Rest and Improve: Part 2: Deloading for Crossfitters

In Part 1 we discussed supercompensation and how it relates to being a fitness machine.  This time we’ll talk about something called “deload” or” backoff” weeks.  This

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Rest and Improve: Part 1: Supercompensation for Badassery

We all love to train.  That’s a great thing.  The only problem is that sometimes our bodies need to rest to continue making progress.  If I could just pile drive my way through training as hard

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Progress Pics, Max Front Squats, Bench and Chains – Dan’s Training

Every year I get a little more muscular and a little leaner 8/20/2012 AM: Dynamic Warm-up

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How to Eat to Build Maximal Muscle and Minimize Fat Gain

The byproduct of 9 months of consistent eating and heavy training, 15 pounds of solid mass.   I took this photo a week ago.  A little fatter, a lot stronger.  How did I do it?

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