Following my previous article on bulking, here in this article I discuss the other side - ‘cutting/shredding’ weight.
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When it comes to physical fitness, bulking is always an interesting topic - and many people struggle to understand how to do it efficiently and how it can impact the mind. This article, following on from a recent discussion on diet, will explain more.
What is bulking?
In the context of exercise,
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