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GOMAD, Calorie Intake, and Bulking

I’m sure many around these parts are familiar with Mark Rippetoe and Starting Strength and maybe even the concept of Mark’s GOMAD dietary supplementation. However, I’m finding, online and among the lifters I know, that many haven’t actually put GOMAD (or Gallon Of [...]

July 11, 2014 Fitness
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On Being Active Every Day

Between the gym, work, various obligations and appointments and the myriad other things that come our way it can be easy to give up on that “wellness” thing and veg out when the smoke clears. Off days become excuses to [...]

June 11, 2014 Fitness
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Cut Down For Summer Fast

It’s that time of the year! Memorial Day, the semi-official starting day of beach season (for us non-coasties), is right around the corner and who doesn’t want to look good for that? Hopefully, most of you, as readers of NLU [...]

May 23, 2014 Fitness
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How To Change Your Eating Habits (And Make It Stick)

Recently, I had a conversation with this chick who is a big time gym bunny. She’s in there all week keeping it toned, working a great #fuckyeahthighgap, and is huge into eating right- except on the weekend. On the weekends, [...]

May 6, 2014 Fitness
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Boost Your Workouts With The Jaybird BlueBuds X

I’m not even going to start with a lede here- I love these things. Bluetooth headphones are the way of the future, no doubt about it. I’ve always hated regular headphones that plug into your iPod or phone. It limits [...]

April 30, 2014 Fitness, NLU STORE
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The Winter Bulk Up 2013-14 Finale: Smells Like Doggcrapp In Here

Spring is finally here, praise Jeebus, and the results are in for 2013-2014 Winter Bulk Up: It didn’t go anything like how I planned. I mean that in a good way, though. Allow me to explain- Mid way through last [...]

April 11, 2014 Fitness
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Max Out Music #2

Time for another round of Max Out Music! For those of you gym bros you know what it’s like. It’s that shit that gets your adrenaline going, your heart pumping, and summons rage from the very deepest recesses of your brain. [...]

April 2, 2014 Fitness
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How To Prevent Flaming Out Of Your Training

With New Years in the rear view mirror, many are busting out their resolutions and flooding the gym in hopes that This Year Will Be Different. They will get jacked. They will get that six-pack. They will lose thirty pounds. [...]

January 7, 2014 Fitness