At first glance, the idea of gaining strength while you’re on a cut seems a little far-fetched. Think about it: you’re taking in fewer calories, which means less energy, and that usually means a drop in strength. After all, you should be lifting heavy and using a progressively heavier weight to increase your strength over time,
As any serious athlete knows, testosterone is one of the body’s primary natural anabolic hormones and most likely the one that’s most associated with muscle growth, strength gains, and sex drive. The problem with your body’s natural production of testosterone is that it peaks and begins to drop as early as your mid-twenties.
More than likely, you’ve heard about the importance of staying hydrated when you exercise, even if you’re just getting into fitness. If you’re a serious bodybuilder or athlete, proper hydration is undoubtedly a crucial part of your overall training approach. If it isn’t, it needs to be, there’s more to it than a bottle of some
Even if you’ve only been exercising for a short time, chances are you’ve heard about amino acids, specifically BCAAs or EAAs, especially if bodybuilding or a strength-based sport is your area of interest. You may have heard a little about why they are among the most popular of all supplements, but you may still have questions.
There’s no doubt that one of the biggest obstacles to achieving your weight loss goals is your appetite. By this, we not only mean your capacity to eat but also the cravings for specific types of foods that go along with it. After all, isn’t that what got you into trouble the first place? Ultimately, one of the key goals of any
Creatine took the market by storm back in the early ’90s and forced the industry to look at something besides monster-sized weight gainers. Creatine has certainly stood the test of time because, since its introduction, it has not only remained immensely popular, it has become one of the most studied and proven-effective
Chances are, if you’re an experienced fitness-minded individual or an intermediate, advanced or elite athlete or bodybuilder, you have your pre-workout needs covered. On the other hand, if you’re a little new to the exercise game, or someone without a lot of experience using
The supplement industry is huge and is only going one way, which would indicate that these products carry significant value and actually work. With that being said, there are a lot of products on the market that are a waste of time and money. As we are focused on building
How does a muscle grow? I have been a trainer and lover of fitness for many years. The process of muscle gain has always been fascinating to me. The ability to change your external appearance, improve self-esteem and increase one's quality of life by way of working out has
This program is aimed at the advanced lifter that wants to pack on some serious mass and has all the essential fundamentals in place. It is essential that food, supplementation and adequate rest is all in place. This plan is intense, it’s full on and it is very taxing.
This plan is ideal for those lifters who want to add some muscle, have been training for a while, but also have outside demands of everyday life and stresses that come into play. The majority of people who lift, do so for enjoyment and health. Their priority is not always
I’m sure you have all been asked on many occasions, what split you run, how many days you train, what body parts you work together, and so on and so forth. The truth is, there any many ways to train, many splits to be utilized and someone will always have the latest and