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3 Steps to Ripped Mass–Sooner Rather Than Later

Q: Now that it’s spring, what are the first things you do to start ripping up quicker? I want to see my abs before the end of summer this year.


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3 Steps to Ripped Mass--Sooner Rather Than Later

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3 Steps to Ripped Mass--Sooner Rather Than Later

Q: Now that it's spring, what are the first things you do to start ripping up quicker? I want to see my abs before the end of summer this year.

A: The very first thing we do is clean up our diets. No more junk food--although in the beginning we do allow it on Sunday to boost our calorie load, which stokes the metabolism.

The second thing we do--and sometimes it takes a warm day or two for this to happen--is hit the gym with more intensity and a bit more volume…

That takes a sense of urgency, which can require some panic--like taking off your shirt to get some sun and seeing a few white rolls around your middle. Yikes.

Or driving over to a friend's house for pool party, hitting a pothole and feeling your belly jiggle for 10 seconds after. Uh oh.

The third thing we do is add at least one X-centric, or negative-accentuated, set for each muscle group. That's lifting in one second and lowering in six on every rep…

With each rep lasting seven seconds, you get almost one minute of tension time with 8 reps. That insures you get into the hypertophic tension-time zone AND get muscle burn for growth hormone release. GH is a key fat burner…

The slow negatives also produce more trauma in the myofibrils in muscle fibers. That's key because it takes energy to repair those tears, and a lot of that comes from body fat. That's why your metabolism burns hot for longer--often days. (There's more on that in The Ultimate Fat-to-Muscle Workout, with X-centric worked into all the programs.)

One last thing. When the weather starts heating up, get out in the sun. Studies shows that getting your vitamin D levels up optimizes hormones that help you burn more fat. Follow those tips, and you'll be beach ready just like that.

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Till next time, train hard--and smart--for BIG results.

--Steve Holman and Jonathan Lawson
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This Special Report was submitted by Jonathan Lawson and Steve Holman.
The IRON MAN Training & Research Team
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