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Why You’re Sore Where You Shouldn’t Be

Why You’re Sore Where You Shouldn’t Be

"I want to do squats but they hurt my back." "Every time I do bench press, it hurts my shoulders." Do you ever get sore somewhere that you weren't really training the day before? Maybe your back has more delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) than your legs...

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Which Diet Is Best To Start With?

Which Diet Is Best To Start With?

Within 24 hours of starting VIGOR Training, half of the member-athletes send me a message, wondering what diet they should follow. Outside of training for a physique competition or a special event, like a wedding or class reunion, I usually steer people...

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One Reason (Of Many) to Avoid a Vegan Diet

One Reason (Of Many) to Avoid a Vegan Diet

Going vegan is all the rage today. Along with the belief it will save the planet, some believe it's also a healthier way to eat. I expect the vegan diet will get even more popular this fall when Arnold Schwarzenegger and James Cameron release their movie The Game...

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How much weight? How many reps?

How much weight? How many reps?

Somewhere between what your ego would have you do, and your body wants to do, there's a middle ground of enough weight to make progress, and not so much that you’re going to get hurt. As long as you work within the boundaries I set in whichever VIGOR...

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Don’t Lose Muscle

Don’t Lose Muscle

I have a number of guidelines for VIGOR Training, but just one rule: Don't Lose Muscle! Muscle loss contributes to: insulin resistance and diabetesloss of strengthreduced metabolic rateflabby arms and squishy legsloss of joint integrity Research shows...

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