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THE CARDILLO HI-INTENSITY (HIT3) METHOD of HYPERTROPHY

Overview  In my 30 plus years of being involved in fitness as a competitive bodybuilder, teacher of over 5000 personal trainers, trainer of athletes and owning fitness clubs and gyms, I have experimented with many workout methods to determine the most effective way to increase muscular strength and hypertrophy (muscle growth). Without a doubt Hi-intensity […]

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Hi-Intensity Cardio (HIT3) for Better Results!

Introduction Do you ever wonder why sprinters have more muscle than marathoners? Why does doing quick bursts like sprinting on a bike lead to fat loss versus just walking outside for a long period of time? Here’s why high intensity cardio as performed in my HIT3 method is much more efficient and result producing than […]

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ELECTROSTIMULATORS

*Reprinted from Hardcore Body Building Magazine* Electrical stimulation machines have been around for over 20 years. You may have even used one in your high school science class to get a reflex in a dead frog’s leg. Electrical stimulation is a proven aid to strengthening, rehabilitating and actually building muscles. In fact Dr. Charles Godfrey, […]

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The Top 5 Habits of Staying Fit

Success starts with making a plan and then taking action. Remember the famous quote, “if you fail to plan, you plan to fail”. With fitness and health it comes down to being a master of your domain and building a strong foundation with healthy habits. Make a solid plan and stick to it as best […]

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Canada’s John Cardillo Moving Up Fast!

*Reprinted From Muscular Development Magazine* It is fascinating to see so many bodybuilders winning top honors in physique competition today. Ten years ago there was a vast difference between the teenage bodybuilder and a seasoned competitor; today, they are very hard to tell apart. The great evolution of bodybuilding has inspired youths to train harder […]

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Achieving 2 Percent Body Fat

Shedding total body fat is the goal of every bodybuilder getting ready for a competition. The challenge is maintaining muscle size while at the same time stripping the body of all its body     fat, without sacrificing hard earned muscle size. After years of following bodybuilding, I found that the most common belief is that […]

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Excerpt from “Bulls Eye” – Featuring John Cardillo

The following interview is taken from the book BULL’S EYE by Robert Kennedy   John Cardillo John Cardillo is a prime example of a self-made man. Not only did he build himself a prize-winning physique, competing internationally in bodybuilding contests with great success, he also forged a chain of 50 fitness clubs, with an annual gross revenue […]

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Exclusive Interview with John Cardillo

I have known John Cardillo since seeing him win the Jr. Mr. Canada Competition as a teenager and Mr. Ontario on 3 occasions. I featured articles on John’s unique Hi-Intensity training philosophy in my magazine Musclemag International. After winning the overall Ontario bodybuilding championships 3 times and the Eastern United States Open John retired from […]

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Understanding Insulin In Our Bodies

Overview Insulin is made in the beta cells of the pancreas. Its role is to maintain a state of glucose homeostasis in the bloodstream. Insulin responds to hyperglycaemia and is responsible for bring blood glucose levels down. It also promotes the uptake of excess glucose from the blood stream to the liver, muscle cells and […]