Freedom From Fitness Criticism

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  I just found this and couldn’t resist sharing it. It rings so true to the challenge I seem to face everyday. Our fitness culture is awash with options. There are countless tools, methods, protocols and methods you can choose from. The variety is good, but it can also be …

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Getting Faster Results

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This week’s podcast is all about helping you get results a whole lot faster. Forget the scenic route. It’s time to jump on the highway, put the pedal to the floor and hang on tight. Forget about getting results, “someday.” It’s time to make them happen NOW!!!!!   http://reddeltaproject.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Faster-Results.mp3 Podcast: …

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How & Why I Dumped Cardio

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I used to be a full-time cardio junkie. Even in college when the university opened a brand new weight room, I was content spending more time on the elliptical and stair machine than I was spending in class. I had a few good reasons to hit the sweat inducing machines …

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The One Thing Holding Your Fitness Back

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A sound fitness plan requires many pieces and part. There’s diet, exercise, sleep, hormones, nutrients, technique and a host of other details. It can be confusing to keep track of all of it. Despite the complexity, there’s a very good chance that your current rate of progress is being held …

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Answering Your Calisthenics Questions

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I get many questions on the daily about how best to train calisthenics. All of these questions are great, they show people are really thinking and using their noodle. I love answering your questions! In this week’s podcast I tackle a collection of the best questions concerning calisthenics. I cover: …

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Programing Calisthenics for Fat Loss, Muscle Building & More

The Fit Rebel All Calisthenics Posts, Diet-Free Healthy Eating / Fat Loss/ Nutrition, Methods & Success Mindset, Progressive Calisthenics

Calisthenics is a fantastic training method, but it can fall flat if you don’t know how to program your routine to accomplish what you want. The squat is a good example. You can use it to pursue any goal from building muscle to explosive training and even fat loss. It’s …

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Programing Calisthenics for Strength

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Calisthenics is a fantastic vehicle for building strength. After all, have you ever met anyone who can do a ton of handstand push ups or single arm pull ups who wasn’t strong? But don’t expect to build that kind of strength doing endless push ups and crunches. You gotta know …

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Muscle Building Made Simple

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Building muscle isn’t complicated. It’s not easy, but it sure isn’t complicated. Just like with weight loss, building muscle is all about balancing two principal influences. The balance between the mechanical stress you place on a muscle and the recovery of that muscle is is what makes or breaks your …

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4 Moves to Restore Your Primal Strength

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The most sure sign that you’re getting stronger is when you embrace what you’ve once feared. We modern humans move unlike anything nature intended us to. We sit too much, walk too little, slouch and hardly move with grace but rather struggle. We are becoming weak, slow, stiff, clumsy and fragile. Modern exercise …

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Where You can Find Your Next Results

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So. You want to build some muscle or lose some fat eh? No problem my friend, all you need is to apply the Delta Principals and you’re on your way. Be sure to make sure you’ve got that progression principal down cold too. That’s the thing that is 100% responsible …

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Do This, Make Gains in Muscle & Strength

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There is only one thing you should focus on when you workout.  If you get it, you make gains. If you don’t you stay stuck. That thing is called progression. Problem is,there are 101 other things that are supposedly so darn important. Diet, supplement, routine, sets, reps, weight, lifting temp, rest periods, equipment selection, heart …

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Your Results Depend on This One Thing

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Progression is the very essence of what gets you the results you’re looking for.  It’s the very fuel that makes your muscles bigger, stronger and more capable. It’s also what makes you healthier, leaner and happier. Whatever you want in fitness, and in life, comes through progression. So it’s kind …

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Why Fitness Will Never Be Easy For You

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Fitness will always be a challenge to some degree. You’ll never reach a point where you’re on easy street and you have it all figured out. There will always be some sort of challenge standing between you and the results you want. But that’s not a bad thing! The whole …

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Breathing for Muscle Growth

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Breath is the source of energy in many physical disciplines from Yoga to shooting. Any time you need to make a concentrated effort towards a single physical action, breathing can make that action easier or almost impossible. So it makes sense that your breathing is very important if you want …

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6 Every Day Habits that Shrink Muscle

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Your muscle has many threats that hide within your every day habits. many of these habits are adopted because people consider them to be harmless. In some circles they are even recommended like foregoing sleep so you can be more “productive.” Knowledge is power and this video will expose 6 …

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Why Calisthenics Helps You Build More Muscle

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  Straight to the point; you can build muscle with body weight training. In fact, you may even find yourself building more muscle with body weight training than with conventional weight lifting.  Much of the is due to the fact that there are 4 rules that must be fulfilled in …

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How Strong Do You Have to Be to Build Muscle?

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  You don’t have to cross some imaginary threshold in order to be worthy of building muscle. Anyone, regardless of how fit they are can start building muscle right at this very moment. That said, you do have to possess some strength to make muscle building possible, but it’s not …

The Fit RebelHow Strong Do You Have to Be to Build Muscle?
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What’s More Important Than Hard Work & Good Technique?

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Proper technique and hard work are very important, but they aren’t everything. Not by a long shot. The more I learn about muscle use and activation the more I realize it may contain the lion’s share of what actually drives your progress. Everything from building muscle to improving performance is …

The Fit RebelWhat’s More Important Than Hard Work & Good Technique?