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Drop sets are a great way to increase muscle mass as they are a quick and easy way to increase blood flow into the muscles, get the heart pumping and most importantly of all fatiguing the muscles to ensure muscle hypertrophy. What are drop sets? Drop sets are essentially a technique whereas you perform an exercise and then drop (reduce) the weight and continue for more reps until you reach failure. Called the ‘multi-poundage system’ this method was discovered in 1947 by Henry Atkins, who was the editor of Body Culture magazine. The reason why drop sets work isthat in any...

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Probably. But here’s how to fix it—and get the most out of this amazing exercise By Amy Rushlow, Posted Date: October 18, 2012 Most guys learn to do pushups in the fourth grade. Ever seen a fourth-grader do a pushup? It’s not pretty. And unfortunately, few people ever get better. “Unless they’ve had instruction before, I’ve never seen someone off the bat do a pushup perfectly,” says metabolic training expert B.J. Gaddour, C.S.C.S., creator of the follow-along DVD series Men’s Health Speed Shred. “I see 99.9 percent of people do it wrong.” But performing pushups incorrectly can make your lower back ache, hurt...

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