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  • THE CARDILLO HI-INTENSITY (HIT3) METHOD of HYPERTROPHY by John Robert Cardillo 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 weight… Read More
  • Hi-Intensity Cardio (HIT3) for Better Results! by John Robert Cardillo 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… Read More
  • ELECTROSTIMULATORS by Robert Kennedy *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, head… Read More
  • The Top 5 Habits of Staying Fit by John Robert Cardillo 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… Read More
  • Here’s a Look At a Dedicated Canadian Bodybuilder by Chris Lund *Reprinted from Muscle Mag International* John Cardillo of St. Catharines, Ontario owns two thriving clubs and with only 6 years of steady training is already one of the best amateur bodybuilders in Canada today. To top all that John is only 21 years old. It was apparent to me almost the first time I met… Read More
  • Canada’s John Cardillo Moving Up Fast! by Tony Bond *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… Read More
  • Achieving 2 Percent Body Fat by Gordon Powers 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 body… Read More
  • Excerpt from “Bulls Eye” – Featuring John Cardillo by Robert Kennedy The following interview is taken from the book BULL’S EYE by Robert Kennedy John CardilloJohn 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 of over $100… Read More
  • Exclusive Interview with John Cardillo by Robert Kennedy 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… Read More
  • Understanding Insulin In Our Bodies by John Robert Cardillo 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… Read More