Number One Back Training Must-Do

“His chest is freakin’ huge! Look at the arms on that guy!” That’s what a lot of guys want people to think when they see them.  But I can spot the guys who focus too much on one area of their body a mile away. They look unbalanced, out of proportion and kind of like …

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PNBA Bodybuilder Connor LaVallie: Brains, Brawn and Intensity

Connor LaVallie successfully accomplished what very few competitive bodybuilders ever do – he won his Professional Natural Bodybuilding Association (PNBA) pro card by winning the overall at the Natural North America, August 13, 2011 in Bolingbrook, Illinois. An amazing feat…

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NB&F Magazine Article On Raphael Calzadilla: How It All Started

Click here  to read an article about me in the most recent issue of Natural Bodybuilding and Fitness magazine (NB&F).  A very exciting feeling to be selected for this article. Many thanks to Rich Fitter, Chairman of the WNBF/INBF and Editorial Director at Chelo Publishing.  

Dumbbell Lateral Raise: Form Fix

I put together a brief video with my two favorite ways to perform lateral raises. The first is seated with chest high. The video fast forwards to the conclusion of the set to show that I never get sloppy with my form. I just keep performing partials but I don’t sacrifice technique like a lot …

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