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How to Do a Proper Pull-up & Chin-up, Step By Step. – Self Improvement Article

So you want to do a pull-up, eh? Well you’ve arrived at the right place! Pull-ups are one of my favorite exercises and a critical movement we teach our coaching clients! Learn how Nerd Fitness Coaching can help you grow strong! Today, we’ll teach you everything you’ve ever wanted to know about pull-ups: It’s a lot to cover, so let’s get to it!  If you’re just starting your strength training journey, check out our massive guide Strength Training 101: Everything…

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Advanced Bodyweight Workout Circuit | Nerd Fitness – Self Improvement Article

Want to get strong but hate the gym? No problem! Luckily, you can burn fat, build muscle, and get a great workout using just your body’s weight. Even better news: you can do it from anywhere! You might have come to this article through our Beginner Bodyweight Workout; if so, welcome! If you didn’t, I’d recommend starting there before moving onto this routine, because this is uber-advanced and designed for nerds looking for a brutally difficult challenge. If you’re ready for…

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Lose Weight and Gain Muscle at the Same Time?

There’s an argument in the fitness world that you can either choose to lose fat or you can choose to gain muscle. You just can’t do both at the same time. The claim goes something like this: To lose fat, your body needs to be in a caloric deficit. This deficit allows your body to use up pre-existing fat stores. To gain muscle, your body needs to be in a caloric surplus. This surplus provides the energy your body requires…

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