Hammer Strength seated row 6 plates per side!

The other day during my back workout I hit a personal best for me… 5 reps with 6 plates per side on the Hammer Strength Seated Chest Supported Row. I’m super happy with that, especially considering that I’m on a calorie restricted diet right now and training for fat loss. Plus I also have to…

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Lee vs. Vince… who do you think is better?

I have a “very important” question for you… Who do you think is better? Lee Hayward vs. Vince Shlomi… Check out the video below and then leave me a comment and let me know what you think, let the slap choppin’ wars begin LOL

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This is how I get ripped for a contest…

Last night we had a kick butt Total Fitness Bodybuilding Talk Show and during the show I covered some advanced fat loss tips and tricks that I’ve been using over the past couple months as I’ve been getting ready for my next bodybuilding show. And you know what… Even I’m surprised at how fast this…

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Advanced Level Fat Loss Training…

If you’ve been following along with my website and videos for any length of time than chances are you are probably in pretty good shape already, and you are beyond the basic beginners level diet and exercise stuff… I mean most fat loss programs that are available today are designed for people who are out…

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This hormone is making you fat…

Today I wanted to share a killer article about a certain hormone that is causing you to hang on to that stubborn bellyfat… Not only that, but you’re also going to learn about a “secret” hormone (that hardly anyone talks about) but it is absolutely critical if you are ever going to lose that ugly-mushy-fat!…

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How to go from Lean to Ripped…

I have a question for you… ———————————– Have you ever hit a “wall” in your fat loss program where your progress just seemed to come to a screeching halt? ———————————– Maybe you’ve been following a solid weight training, cardio, and nutrition program consistently for weeks or even months and then all of a sudden it…

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She gets more attention then me :-(

My girlfriend Trish and I shot a video of our workout the other night and by the comments posted to the video thus far, Trish is getting a lot more attention than me 🙁 But I guess that’s ok, I can’t blame people for liking her more… Even though this is supposed to be a…

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Live Bodybuilding Talk Show Tonight…

Tonight, Thursday February 11th, at 9:00 pm Eastern Standard Time I’m going to be doing a Live Bodybuilding Q&A Talk Show at: http://www.leehayward.com/tv So if you have any questions about building muscle, losing bodyfat, training, nutrition, or any other bodybuilding related topic be sure to tune in tonight because for a full hour I’ll be…

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100 Rep Bicep Workout Finisher

This is a killer workout finisher that you can use to really fry your biceps and help spur on some new muscle growth… After you finish your arm workout go to a bicep curl machine, doesn’t have to be any particular one, but you want a bicep machine for this exercise because you are going…

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Progress Video: posing 10 1/2 weeks out from competition…

This is a progress video clip that I shot this past Wednesday after my workout at Global Gym. Yes, I’m back posing in the can at the gym… You wouldn’t believe all the e-mails and comments I got about the last video I posted up when I was posing in front of the crapper. Some…

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Live Bodybuilding Q&A Talk Show Tonight…

Tonight, Thursday February 4th, at 9:00 pm Eastern Standard Time I’m going to be doing a Live Bodybuilding Q&A Talk Show at: http://www.leehayward.com/tv So if you have any questions about building muscle, losing bodyfat, training, nutrition, or any other bodybuilding related topic be sure to tune in tonight because for a full hour I’ll be…

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Building The Biceps: straight bar vs ez bar

When it comes to building the biceps a lot of people are confused as to which bar they should use for their curls… The EZ Curl Bar is popular because it tends to feel more natural and more comfortable on the wrists and elbows. So a lot of people will opt for that when doing…

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Complete Back Workout Video

This is a complete back workout that I did a few weeks ago, but I’m only getting around to posting it up now… This workout hits the entire back from top to bottom. I start off with good mornings to really work the spinal erectors and add thickness and strength to the back. Then I…

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Carl added 77 pounds to his squat in 5 weeks!

This is an e-mail that I got the other day from one of my website followers and I wanted to share it with you here because it’s a pretty awesome success story… Hi Lee, It’s one of your fans Carl. I just finished the 20 rep squat program that you posted, and I felt like…

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Live Bodybuilding Talk Show Tonight!

I’m going to be doing a live bodybuilding talk show tonight @ 9:00 pm EST If you have any questions about building muscle, losing fat, etc. then you can tune in and ask your questions live on the show at: http://www.leehayward.com/tv

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Posing Practice 11 Weeks Out…

This is a posing practice at 11 weeks out from the 2010 Atlantic Canadian Bodybuilding Championships. I’m currently 208 pounds and plan to diet down and compete somewhere in the low 190’s. And just as a comparison, this is a posing practice at 13 weeks out at 216 pounds. So far so good I’m quite…

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Good Lower Back Exercises…

One of my personal favorite exercises to finish off a back workout is the hyper extension. This really targets the lower back and will both stretch and strengthen the entire prosterior chain. This is critical for preventing back related injuries that are so common these days. There are 2 variations of the hyper extension that…

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Cardio For Fat Loss…

What is the best form of cardio for fat loss? Is it low intensity, high intensity, interval training, long duration, short duration, etc. ? Just like there is no one “best” weight training workout. There is no one “best” cardio workout either. There are pros and cons to all the different variations. But if fat…

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Blog Spam…

Those friggen spam bots are everywhere… Every single day I’ve had to go in a delete 50+ spam bot comments on my blog. They’ve been posting everything from viagra, to online gambling, to penis enlargement, and you name it… Those friggen bots have been cluttering the place up. Anyway, I just installed a new plugin…

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Lying Cable Curls: awesome bicep exercise!

If you are looking for an awesome bicep blasting, muscle pumping variation to regular standing curls, then give the the lying cable curls a try. This move really isolates the biceps, totally eliminates any body momentum, and provides constant resistance throughout the entire range of motion. If you’d like more tips to help pack on…

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Posing practice 11 and 1/2 weeks out…

This is a quick post workout posing session in the locker room at the gym. Gotta love it posing in front of the toilet, just gives such a nice ambience and really sets the mood LOL If you’d like to know more about the kind of diet, training, cardio, etc. that I’m doing to prepare…

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A days worth of low carb meals…

Since I’ve started dieting for my next bodybuilding competition I’ve been getting asked A LOT of questions regarding my diet. And they say a picture is worth a 1000 words, so to save myself some typing and to save you some reading, I decided to post pics of a typical days eating for me when…

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Progress pics taken 12 weeks out…

These are some progress pics that I took 12 weeks out from the 2010 Atlantics. So far so good. I’ve been eating a low carb diet and it’s working really well for me. I can see my definition improving. After taking a couple years away from the contest stage I’m super motivated to really hit…

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How To Instantly Add 50 Pounds To Your Tricep Push Downs!

Andy Pratt showing his “insider” trick for INSTANTLY adding 50 pounds to your tricep push downs. You gotta try this one for yourself. I guarantee it will work hands down! If there was ever a proven method of increasing the weights you lift ASAP, this is it, trust me 🙂 Give it a try in…

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Total Fitness Bodybuilding Talk Show Replay Posted…

I just posted up the replay of last nights Bodybuilding Talk Show at: http://www.LeeHayward.com/tv During last nights show I covered a lot of killer tips and strategies for blasting away stubborn bodyfat and getting ripped. Which is appropriate, as the whole January / New Years resolution fitness theme is generally focused around fat loss. I…

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High Protein Egg White And Veggie Omelette Recipe

I’ve been getting a lot of video requests lately for more tasty meals, especially fat loss meal ideas with regards to pre-contest dieting for a bodybuilding competition. So that’s exactly what I’ve put together for you here! This is what I eat for breakfast every morning now during my pre-contest fat loss diet. This is…

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Bodybuilding Posing Practice 13 Weeks Out…

Bodybuilding Posing Practice 13 Weeks Out… This is a video clip I took last night during my posing practice. I’m currently 13 weeks out from the 2010 Atlantic Canadian Bodybuilding Championships. I’m 216 pounds right now and plan on dieting down to about 195 pounds for the show. I’m going to be posting up progress…

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3 Workout Myths BUSTED!

There is so many myths and contradictions within the bodybuilding and fitness world that it can be overwhelming at times. It’s hard to know what to believe anymore because everywhere you look you’re going to find different people with drastically diverse views on how to go about building muscle, losing bodyfat, and getting in shape.…

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What’s Your Biggest Fat Loss Frustration?

What’s the biggest problem or frustration you have when it comes to getting lean and ripped? Give it some thought and then post it in the comment section below because tomorrow night (Thursday January 7th at 9:00 pm Eastern Standard Time) we are going to be having a true master of fat loss, Andy Pratt,…

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The 5 Things You MUST Do To Get Ripped

Are you frustrated with your lack of results when it comes to getting lean and ripped? Have you tried everything that you are “supposed” to do… (i.e. eating 6 small meals per day, working out consistently, and all that stuff) But still not getting the results you want? Well guess what… you are NOT alone!…

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