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Kris Gethin

Kris Gethin 12 Week Trainer

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DTP

Kris Gethin's DTP

  • Four weeks of intense pyramid training for serious gain!
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shortcut to size

Jim Stoppani's Shortcut To Size

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  • Science-backed 12-week program produces extreme results.
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Lee Labrada

Lee Labrada's LeanBody Trainer

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Blood & Guts

Dorian Yates Blood & Guts Trainer

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Massive Muscle

12-Week Massive Muscle Program

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Y3T

Y3T: Neil Hill's 9-Week Trainer

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maherkh

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hi good day

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hi, how are you?

Apr 15, 2012 6:23pm | report
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Still reviewing the different workouts. Although I am in very good shape right now I find that to gain muscle is very difficult for me and always has been. Biggest challange is changing my mind set from cutting all the fat to now going big. Haven't been hanging around much over the past year or so. However, I have continued my workout regiman and most of my diet. Trying to gain size has shifted my diet needs Just not shifted my mind set yet to go with it.

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Hello to everyone! This is my first day on this site, im hoping to get ripped and gain a lil muscle. wish all the best of luck on there journey. May god bring you health and good life...PEACE!

May 9, 2012 7:07pm | report
 
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I recently lost 51 total pounds and down to 160. I am 58 and from a mild heart attack I went through 36 sessions of cardiac rehap. Now I would like to work on my muscle tone and not sure what protein drink I should take. I used to take WHEY Protein while in rehab. Any suggestions? I want to bulk of because now I look too skinny. I do walk 3 miles a day and use the tread mill and exercise bike. Thanks

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My post is similar to yours. Right now I'm doing high rep low weight workouts because the cardiologist said I can't lift more than 50 pounds. Recent research shows you can build muscle with high rep low weights as long as you work the muscle to failure. Still, I'm hoping to get some advice from this site on how to proceed. Good luck!

Jul 31, 2012 6:34pm | report
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whey should be the last of your worries .. you wanna bulk ? eat more food

Jan 27, 2013 6:04pm | report
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cant wait to start this training with Kris Gethin 12 Week Trainer just got to get it all together hopefully my shoulder injury goes bye then ? train hard

Jun 24, 2012 6:23pm | report
 
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Hi, just trying to figure out which plans/exercises are best for me. I'm 43, 5'11" and a very fat 260. had both my knees and back operated on so some exercises are difficult...want to gain back a good amount of muscle but would really like to loose substantial weight in the process. any suggestions as to a plan?

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My name is Ron,i'm here to lose wt.310 want to go down to 240

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20 minute tabata workout can burn serious bodyfat.do 5 minutes moderate exercise (bike or light jog)as a warmup. then imediatly do 20 seconds of extreme exercise (jump squats, jumping jacks or charlies, pushups etc.)followed by 10 seconds rest.repeat at least 7 more times for a total of 8 sets. this will boost your vo2 levels which means you are burning some serious bodyfat. end the workout with a 5 minute cooldown bike or light jog. dont just stop, you need the cooldown to keep your heart rate going. I used this workout and went from a fat 228 ibs to 190ibs in just a couple of months. 3 to 4 times a week is sufficent. good luck and God bless

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20 minute tabata workout can burn serious bodyfat.do 5 minutes moderate exercise (bike or light jog)as a warmup. then imediatly do 20 seconds of extreme exercise (jump squats, jumping jacks or charlies, pushups etc.)followed by 10 seconds rest.repeat at least 7 more times for a total of 8 sets. this will boost your vo2 levels which means you are burning some serious bodyfat. end the workout with a 5 minute cooldown bike or light jog. dont just stop, you need the cooldown to keep your heart rate going. I used this workout and went from a fat 228 ibs to 190ibs in just a couple of months. 3 to 4 times a week is sufficent. good luck and God bless

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20 minute tabata workout can burn serious bodyfat.do 5 minutes moderate exercise (bike or light jog)as a warmup. then imediatly do 20 seconds of extreme exercise (jump squats, jumping jacks or charlies, pushups etc.)followed by 10 seconds rest.repeat at least 7 more times for a total of 8 sets. this will boost your vo2 levels which means you are burning some serious bodyfat. end the workout with a 5 minute cooldown bike or light jog. dont just stop, you need the cooldown to keep your heart rate going. I used this workout and went from a fat 228 ibs to 190ibs in just a couple of months. 3 to 4 times a week is sufficent. good luck and God bless

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20 minute tabata workout can burn serious bodyfat.do 5 minutes moderate exercise (bike or light jog)as a warmup. then imediatly do 20 seconds of extreme exercise (jump squats, jumping jacks or charlies, pushups etc.)followed by 10 seconds rest.repeat at least 7 more times for a total of 8 sets. this will boost your vo2 levels which means you are burning some serious bodyfat. end the workout with a 5 minute cooldown bike or light jog. dont just stop, you need the cooldown to keep your heart rate going. I used this workout and went from a fat 228 ibs to 190ibs in just a couple of months. 3 to 4 times a week is sufficent. good luck and God bless

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20 minute tabata workout can burn serious bodyfat.do 5 minutes moderate exercise (bike or light jog)as a warmup. then imediatly do 20 seconds of extreme exercise (jump squats, jumping jacks or charlies, pushups etc.)followed by 10 seconds rest.repeat at least 7 more times for a total of 8 sets. this will boost your vo2 levels which means you are burning some serious bodyfat. end the workout with a 5 minute cooldown bike or light jog. dont just stop, you need the cooldown to keep your heart rate going. I used this workout and went from a fat 228 ibs to 190ibs in just a couple of months. 3 to 4 times a week is sufficent. good luck and God bless

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Hi there.

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why does y3t not show up here?

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Botaking

Which one is the best

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BrotherWolf

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the one that you stick to

Jan 27, 2013 5:59pm | report
chemcorner

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These programs look good, but not tailored to my needs. I'm 64 and am the proud owner of a new stent in my right coronary artery. My primary nutritional goal is to reverse and prevent heart disease with a low fat vegetarian diet. I'm limited by my cardiologist to lifting no more than 50 lbs, so I'm doing high rep low weight workouts. I haven't found anything in that direction yet, 'though I am new to the site.

Jul 31, 2012 6:25pm | report
 
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You have the right idea.....find what works for you and additional research is good.

Sep 1, 2012 5:19pm | report
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hi everyone, i am new to this site and have just completed my profile. can someone please tell me how i use or add one of the above programs to my profile or do you just type in a copy to your workout programs?

Aug 5, 2012 5:47am | report
 
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Kicking butt, going from 92kgs to 96kgs in 1 month , aiming for 100kgs, here I come

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Resitance is futile...so many choices but the final option is PAIN. Let's do this. OneLove

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I want to get to 165pds with at least 9%bodyfat, what is recommended to get their in 4 weeks I have a Jiu jitsu tournament and want to weigh in at 165

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