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Gain Muscle Fast

By Coach Rob Regish / January 6, 2021 /

Question I’m an old school lifter who’s unfortunately lost a lot of muscle. Can you tell me how fast I can gain it back? Or if I can build a lot of new muscle? Answer Much depends upon how much muscle you originally built, by what means and other particulars about your current situation. Because…

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Losing Weight Without Losing Strength

By Coach Rob Regish / December 9, 2020 /

Question I just turned 40 and need to make some changes. What’s the best way to lose weight, without losing a lot of strength? My bench drops like a rock whenever I lose weight. Answer My first thought is losing weight isn’t a good idea. Losing fat is, so let’s make that distinction. For many…

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Loading Patterns

By Coach Rob Regish / December 2, 2020 /

Question What’s your opinion on how many loading patterns you can run back to back? I’ve done really well on 2 that I tried, but came up short on 2 of them too. How many can you run, without burning out? Answer For MOST people, using a percentage based loading pattern works really well. Much…

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Training at 50+

By Coach Rob Regish / November 11, 2020 /

Question I’m almost 50 now but still train. No injuries fortunately, and I want to stay healthy and active. I’ve lifted heavy my entire life but realize I can’t do that anymore. What’s the best way to downshift? Answer The best way isn’t to downshift at all, it’s to go on offense. This is going…

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