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Best Doorway Pull Up Bar

So you’re living in a rented apartment or your moms house and can’t drill in the walls. We hear you. Or maybe you only have a couple bucks in your wallet but still want to

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Best Pull Up Bars Reviewed

So you don’t have to scroll all the way up again, here are the main categories of different pull up bars to consider. In each category we look at the bars we like the most

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Best Free Standing Pull Up Bar for 2020

Don’t want to be confined to working out solely in doorways? Want the freedom to workout in your basement, garage or outdoors on sunny days? Then a free-standing pull-up system is the perfect solution for

Best Wall-Mounted Pull-Up Bars

If you want a muscular back and broad-looking shoulders, one of the best ways to do it is to do pull-ups. This is an exercise that you can do anywhere, as long as you have

Running to Get Cut: How to Jog Safely

There is a popular preconception that you want to build big muscles running, which is not an exercise you should include in your workout plan. Muscle loss is a big concern for bodybuilders, but another

A Bodybuilder’s Guide to Tanning: Sculpting Golden Physiques

Tanning. A much controversial yet fundamentally natural part of being a living organism on a plant that revolves around a burning ball of gas. It’s omnipresence kicks off our days and let’s us know when

3 Ways Sleep Can Have a Direct Impact on your Gains

We are all, in theory, familiar with the healthy lifestyle trifecta: a healthy and balanced diet, working out and staying active, and getting enough sleep. However, there are times when achieving all three is more

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10 Best Percussion Massagers for Hardcore Athletes

Nowadays, getting a massage is no longer an indulgence but a vital aspect of self-care. It doesn’t matter if you’re a professional that works 80 hours a week or an athlete who’s constantly putting your

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Get Ripped: How to Speed Up the Shredding Process Naturally

So, you’ve decided to get lean – burn fat and get ripped, if possible, yesterday. Whether this is your first time trying something like this or you’ve been there before but fallen off track, you’re

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Why You Need To Learn To Love Cardio

For the longest time, cardio was practically a bad word for bodybuilders. You would find any bodybuilder worth his salt, hitting the weights and focusing their efforts on strength training. Cardio was strictly for people

Top 9 Must Have Home Gym Essentials

Building a home gym is almost as complicated as choosing furniture for a new house. Whether it’s in your garage, your basement or in a dedicated building like The Rocks, there are a few tools

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How Check Your Hormone Levels At Home With a DIY Testosterone Test

Testosterone is the anabolic male hormone responsible for the proper functioning of a whole array of “masculine” characteristics in humans, chief among them being the ability to build lean muscle mass. Naturally occurring hormonal levels

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Importance of Intraworkouts: Don’t Forget To Fuel Your Gains!

Supplements, there are some you need to take when you wake up, some you need to take right before workout (preworkouts), some to take during your workout (intraworkouts) and then supplements for after your workout

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Top Hair Removal Methods Compared

First, this hack will definitely make you look like you have added 5 pounds to your physique. Adding 5 pounds of real scale-tipping mass instantly is impossible but appearing to have added 5 pounds can

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Overcome Your Natural Genetic Deficiencies With These Tricks

Natural bodybuilding is all about making the best out of the genetic cards you were dealt. While this can be discouraging at times, especially when comparing one’s own genetics with those of a genetic freak,

An In-Depth Guide To Making Gains While Burning Fat

Getting huge but staying shredded: it is a rubiks cube of a puzzle that has perplexed the bodybuilder for millenia. The problem with getting huge but also being shredded comes down to the natural way

The Exercises & Tools Needed To Build Anaconda Arms

Big arms. Ladies love them and guys wish they had them, or at least wish theirs were bigger. Big and strong, with as big of a circumference as possible, oh and veiny too, must be

The Complete Diet & Workout Program of Celebrity Chris Evans

Note: This profile is for Captain America Chris Evans, if you’re searching for British TV Presenter and Top Gear Host Chris Evans then you are in the wrong place. Particularly if you are trying to

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More Frequency and More Volume For Boulder Shoulders

Shoulder training, one of the least covered and over-injury-hyped topics in bodybuilding. For most people shoulder neglect isn’t that big of a deal. If you have a mesomorphic or endomorphic body type then you probably

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MK-677 and Ostarine Stack User Log

First, off the bat, these are research compounds and are not to be used for human consumption. This website does not encourage or promote anyone use these compounds for anything other than research purposes. All

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4 Keys to an Anabolic Diet for Ectomorphs

A commonly held opinion is that people would rather be skinny than fat, but people who have this opinion have never tried to build muscle! While an overweight person just has to cut calories and

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Upper Body Stretches

Do you love the way it feels when you stretch after waking up in the morning? There are several reasons why it feels so good to stretch. Our bodies can greatly benefit from stretching, and

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Chin-Ups vs Pull-Ups

A lot of people think that chin-ups and pull-ups are the same thing. This couldn’t be any farther from the truth. While both exercises look similar, there are actually a lot of differences. Today, we

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Which Muscles are Used when Doing Pull-Ups?

We all know that certain muscles are used when performing certain exercises. But, do you know which muscles are used for each exercise? For instance, do you know which muscles are used when doing pull-ups?

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Under Utilized Winter Strength Training for Ectomorphs

If you’ve ever found it frustrating to gain weight, felt intimidated by all of the muscle-bound guys at the gym or struggled to figure out just how to train your skinny body, you’re probably an

Five Back Bulging Exercises for Ectomorphs

During game time, you’re often the last one chosen and perhaps some people refer to you as the “skinny guy.” There are people who feel that they gain weight even looking at a picture of

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How to Build Up Your Legs and Protect Your Knees While Squatting

We all know that the squat is the king of mass builders, and that to fully benefit from them, you’ve got to squat heavy and squat often. To really get the most out of your

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Combat Your Skinny Nature With Carb-Loaded Protein Blends

Everyone takes them but actually only some of us really need them. Yes, we’re talking about mass gainers, and if you’re confused, we’re talking about people with normal metabolisms and people with high metabolisms, the

Ultimate Kai Greene Training Compilation

So there’s no hiding the fact that Kai Greene is without a doubt Skinny Yoked’s favorite IFBB pro bodybuilder. We may personally be all about that natty life, but that doesn’t mean we don’t love

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Top 4 Exercises You MUST Add to your Routine

The majority of gym goers start off with basic bodyweight exercises before they learn anything else, bodyweight squats, press ups, burpees, planks etc … But once they learn how to bench press properly, or how

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The Most Over-Hyped Supplement Or The Holy Grail of Bodybuilding?

So you’re looking to step up your bodybuilding game. Maybe you’re on a bulk and want to keep that anabolic state steam rolling throughout the day. Maybe you’re on a cut and want to avoid

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Glossary of Gains: Complete Bodybuilding Dictionary

A Abs: Stubborn part of the body, largely genetic; favorite muscle group of the bro. Abduction: Movement of a body part away or outwards from the core; an “opening” motion. Adduction: Movement of a body part towards or

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Gym Motiviation: Learn How to Force Yourself to Go Workout

It’s 9:18 PM, you got home from 8 hours of work, had dinner and caught an episode of Family Guy. Yesterday was back day and the day before you hit chest, that means today is

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Mass Building Chest Day Workout for Ectomorphs

The square man boobies, no, not the oval jiggly ones, the rippling striated ones, the king of glamor muscles: the pectoralis major and minor. Chicks love them and bros get jealous over them and ‘mire.

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A Guide To Exercises That Target The Inner Chest

The quest for exercises that stimulate the inner part of the chest is much like the search for the holy grail for many bodybuilders. As we all know, there are no separate “inner” and “outer”

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Stop Hating on Zac Efron and Copy His Workout Plan Already!

Stop laughing! Why? Because by the end of this article you will be convinced that Zac Efron has a body that is worthy of respect. But first answer these two questions: Do you believe that

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Spice Up Your Pull Ups: Creative Exercises for the Bar

Pull Ups are among the most difficult and impressive exercises you can perform in the gym. Whilst nearly everyone can bench press/squat/deadlift after a few weeks training, it can take people months or even years

The Best Lean Mass Building Supplement Stack Explained

In case you haven’t heard, a “supplement stack” is simply 2 or more supplement taken in combination with one another to collectively achieve a single healthy goal. For example, when bulking, a bodybuilder may add

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Why Kipping Pull Ups Suck!

Kipping Pull Ups are either seen as a harmless pull up variation or as the world’s most pathetic exercise … Depending on who you ask. The truth is more nuanced than that, but in a

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How to Build Muscle with only Bodyweight Exercises

A common question among non-gym members is whether they can build muscle or attain a decent physique using only bodyweight exercises. The answer is that yes it is possible – to a certain degree, but you should ask yourself why it is you want to restrict your program to just bodyweight exercises.

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Train Like Tom: Complete Tom Hardy Celebrity Workout & Diet

How To Get One of the Best Physiques in Hollywood How old do you think Tom Hardy is? Like just based on his physique and his looks? 29? 30? Wrong, Tom Hardy was born in

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The 2020 Guide to Bodybuilding for Noobs

So you’ve realized that you are a skinny, weak, pathetic lump of carbon and water (with a nice fedora though) and you’ve decided you don’t like that and want to do something about it. You feel

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Ectomorph Workouts: How to Get Yoked in 4 Steps

A simple search of the web for any type of workout will return a million different results. This only makes sense because there are a million types of people in a million stages of fitness

Dopest Cardio Shoes Money Can Buy

Need a reason or some motivation to add cardio to your routine (which you should really be doing anyways)? No better way to want to do cardio then buying a pair of sweet new trainers and they don’t come any sweeter than the blacked out Solar Boost M’s..

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How To Build Muscle Even With A High Metabolism

So I was taking a shit the other day, thinking “wow, that went through me pretty quick” then rationalized that yeah, of course it did, I’m 6’2 and if I didn’t work out I’d probably

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Shred Like Seid: A Complete Workout and Diet Guide

Sex: Male Profession: Bodybuilder But what else do we know about Jeff Seid, the man, the myth and the legend? Born in ‘94. Weighs 205lbs. Deadlifts 515. Squats 435. Bench 350. Youngest IFBB Pro in

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Kai Greene Launches The 5P’s Training and Diet Program

What does THE5P brand stand for? What’s in it and how much does it cost? We can answer some of these questions for you, but in the end, we’re left a little lost and anxious as to what’s really coming out of Kai’s new 5P brand. 

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Most Hated Exercises That Are Actually Gold

No matter what day it is, shoulders, back, even legs, by the time you exit the gym you feel damn near euphoric if you put in 100%. Before the workout however, depending on the muscle group

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Abs like Angelov – Lazar Angelov’s Shred Training and Diet Plan

STOP! Before you bother reading this article, first ask yourself these three questions 1.Do you want to be a real life Hercules? This is a serious question, you’ll have to buy new clothes to accommodate

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Best Gym Gloves: You’re Own Damn Hands

Skinny Yoked reviews the best gym gloves for your money. We ended up identifying an option that can’t be beat on price, flexibility, and longevity. Click through to learn about the best gym gloves in the entire universe that anyone can afford!