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Medicine Ball Squats: 5 Techniques and Variations

When most people think of med balls, they usually think of plyometric training and various upper body throwing exercises. While they are a great tool for that, there are also many lower body exercises you can also do. Below are 5 of the best examples of variations of medicine ball squats. Medicine Ball Goblet Squat […]

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The Anthony Mackie workout for Falcon

Playing a comic book character comes with demands of getting into comic book shape. Anthony Mackie was able to add muscle mass because of his workout routine and diet plan. The plan consisted of 6 days per week of lifting weights along with a high protein diet, with 6 meals per day. You can find out […]

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How to do Donkey Calf Raises

Donkey calf raises are one of the more unique exercises available for the calf muscles. While you don’t see them at every gym, they are still one of the more effective ways to work the calves. There are a few different ways to do this exercise and not all of them begin with someone climbing […]

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The Ben Affleck workout for The Town

Ben Affleck has been in great shape throughout his acting career, but began to take his fitness to another level beginning with the 2010 film The Town. Years before bulking up to play Batman, ​Affleck got in what was then the best shape of his career to portray Doug MacRay. Affleck was able to get – […]

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5 Standing Calf Raise Techniques and Variations

The standing calf raise is easily one of the most popular exercises for working all of the muscles in the calves. The setup of the movement allows you to use your bodyweight and external resistance to blast your muscles. While most people think you need a dedicated machine for this lift, you don’t have to have […]

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