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Does The Pump Cause Muscle Growth? John Cardillo Speaks
John Robert Cardillo - John Robert Cardillo
Many bodybuilders are under the false impression that the pump they achieve through volume training equates to muscle growth. If this was the case, marathon runners, who achieve a good pump from... more
What's the right amount of protein, carbs and fats?
The Celebrity Trainer - Rehan Jalali
QUESTION: When developing a fat-loss diet for your Hollywood A-list clients such as Sly Stallone, Ben Affleck, Nicole Scherzinger, Forest Whitaker, etc--how do you figure out the right amount of... more
HIT3 and Two Types of Overtraining with John Cardillo
John Robert Cardillo - John Robert Cardillo
The first type of overtraining that most bodybuilders fall into is performing too many light sets for a particular body part which they call volume training. They erroneously believe that more sets... more
What is Hi-Intensity Training By John Cardillo
John Robert Cardillo - John Robert Cardillo
Hi-intensity anaerobic exercise is the imposition of the highest stimulus on a particular muscle in the shortest period of time until total muscular failure is reached. For an exercise to stimulate... more
Is Fat The Problem?
John Robert Cardillo - John Robert Cardillo
If imitation is the purest form of flattery, then Adonis and Aphrodite should be honoured to know that they've been emulated for thousands of years. In Greek mythology, Adonis was a rare male beauty... more
The Rotation For Recuperation System
John Robert Cardillo - John Robert Cardillo
The biggest mistake I made when I started bodybuilding was training 6 days a week. Even Sundays were hard for me to take off, I couldn’t miss a day. Everything I read in bodybuilding mags featured... more