You should train your core in all three planes of motion. If you don’t, you’re probably overworking certain muscle fibers and underutilizing others, leaving you more prone to injury and less likely to develop those ripped abs that you want. Therefore, to hit all the planes of motion, you need to “curl it”, “twist it” […]
Beta-alanine is technically a non-essential beta-amino acid, but it has quickly become anything but non-essential in the worlds of performance nutrition and bodybuilding. Also known by its trademarked name CarnoSyn®, it has become a shining star due to claims that it raises muscle carnosine levels and increases the amount of work you can perform at […]
To lose 15 pounds in two months, you would need to ditch about 875 calories per day.
The first impulse for most while attempting to add size after a prolonged diet or even during their first “bulking” experience is to immediately eat all the bad foods they can to add both quick size while also satisfying their hunger and junk food craves. This is not the best route to get the desired […]
Stick with cottage cheese! Cottage cheese is filled with casein protein, which is a very slow digesting protein that will keep your muscles supplied with protein all throughout the night and prevent a catabolic state.
It is important to cycle the amount of calories you eat throughout the week in order to stimulate fat burning. If you consume too few calories for too long, your body will adapt and decrease its metabolic rate. Therefore, it is best to have at least one day a week where you ramp up your […]
Protein is one of the three major, or macro, nutrients. Unlike carbohydrates and fats (the other two types of macronutrents), proteins are comprised of nitrogen-containing groups called amino acids. There are about 20 different types of amino acids commonly found in foods. All of them are important for building and maintaining muscle, but 8 are […]
With a constant wave of new workout plans, supplements and studies that provide different ideas on how to approach your training, it can be easy to lose focus of the big picture. Truly maximizing your results may always be a bit debatable, and it depends a lot on specific personal goals, but it’s more important […]