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,
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
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
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
In this day and age, we all push ourselves to our limits, have more than one purpose and dedicate our time and energy to many distractions. The reality is that most of us struggle to find time to work out properly, especially if we fail to make a
We’ve all been there. Stuck in a slump, counting to 12 reps, resting for a minute and carrying on. Finishing a workout and feeling flat, underworked and unsatisfied with your performance. As you advance on the bodybuilding scene, so must your levels of training. There are
We all know that you need to eat and want to eat, after a grueling session in the gym, but what do we eat? In today’s world, we really are spoiled for options when it comes to food, which is excellent, but also a problem. Sometimes too many choices can lead to made
Being skinny seems great. You get to eat whatever you want, never get fat, and fit into any clothes you want from the shops. But the reality is, that us skinny guys (yes, I still see myself as a skinny guy), hate being skinny! We hate how it feels, hate how it looks and hate
Let's revisit a topic which has been debated time and again over the years. Search anywhere online, even here, and you will read all manner of numbers for repetitions, set, and percentage of the one-rep maximum to use. Some start in the single digit range of 3 to 6 reps while others are epic pyramids of 100+ reps in just one set. The truth is simple and far less formulaic than you might think.