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Pros and Cons of super sets, alternate sets, pyramiding up, pyramiding down

27th March 2013

Reader question: While working out today at my gym. A guy asked me why was I using such heavy weights while working out wit supersets (A superset is taking two movements, and doing consecutive sets without rest, alternating the movement. Like bench press for 5 reps, then immediately doing squats for 5 reps). After getting […]

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Dermabrasion and Microdermabrasion: how are they different?

20th March 2013

Micro means small, derm is skin (think dermis), and abrasion is scraping (like sand paper is abrasive). Dermabrasion, which is recommended for fair skin and not dark skin, was developed to improve acne scars, pox marks, and scars from accidents or disease. It has to be done in the doctor’s office, and you need painkillers […]

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