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The Off Season Diet Dilemma

Either you’re eating to gain weight or to lose weight. Either you’re trying to gain muscle and lose body fat.  There’s a competition weight and an off season weight. It’s a vicious cycle when you compete in Bodybuilding. Many novice competitors eat as many calories as possible to increase their weight. Hopefully they learn a valuable lesson when following this kind

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David JohnsonThe Off Season Diet Dilemma

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How Much Time Should I Spend in a Gym Workout?

Many people think that the longer you spend in a gym, the quicker the results will come.  Dumbbell Club believes the opposite will happen if you spend too much time in the gym. Spending too much time can lead to over training and loss of muscle gains. Especially if you think you have to do a two hour workout each

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David JohnsonHow Much Time Should I Spend in a Gym Workout?

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Enjoy the Week Leading Up to the 2018 Mr. Olympia 

On September 14, the 2018 Mr Olympia begins. This attracts the best male and female bodybuilding/fitness competitors in the world. Competitors from around the world come to Las Vegas for the week.  They qualified either by winning an @IFBB_Pro_league show or acquired enough points to get an invitation. This is one of their most important weeks of prep. These Olympians

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David JohnsonEnjoy the Week Leading Up to the 2018 Mr. Olympia 

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Crossfit Competitors Earn My Respect One Event at a Time

After following these Crossfit athletes on social media and watching it on TV the last 5 years during @Reebok @CrossfitGames, Dumbbell Club is still so impressed. These athletes are fine-tuned machines. The exercises they do to get ready to compete aren’t your typical lifts or exercises. They just started using dumbbells in their event protocol and that has competitors guessing

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David JohnsonCrossfit Competitors Earn My Respect One Event at a Time

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Official Dumbbell Club Hall of Fame Targets the Top

The criteria to become a candidate in the Dumbbell Club Hall of Fame includes anyone that has made a huge impact in the fitness industry as an IFBB pro, fitness TV personality, fitness inventor, fitness trailblazer, or fitness icon. Dumbbell Club is vetting the candidates very carefully and not handing the golden dumbbells out like Halloween candy.  The golden dumbbells

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David JohnsonOfficial Dumbbell Club Hall of Fame Targets the Top

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Why do You Workout?

Is it to impress or get attention from the opposite sex or is it because you’re an athlete and your sport demands you to stay in shape? There are many different reasons why people workout. To stay healthy To look good To burn calories To lose weight To gain weight To live longer To compete in a sport To rehabilitate

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David JohnsonWhy do You Workout?

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Hijacking your Time in Life

Whether it be friends, acquaintances, social media or other influences in life, try to stay on your life’s pathway. Time is a precious commodity. The gym is a perfect example of people hijacking your time. A simple conversation can lead into a full blown 5-10 minute discussion.  That can put a real cold spell on your intense workout. These are

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Every Athlete Needs an Off Season

Off Seasons are a must for the purpose of resting and rejuvenating your body. Competing in any sport is a regimented lifestyle. You train everyday, eat properly and have a competition mind set. This can be very draining over time.  Many athletes have to literally make themselves take time off to prevent injuries or becoming burnt out. It’s very hard

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