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BOOST YOUR STRENGTH [Reserach Study]

HYPOTHESIS Periodization refers to the systematic changing of workout variables every few weeks (i.e., weight, reps, sets, rest, exercises) to prevent plateaus in strength and muscle gains. A “newer” style of periodization — undulating periodization, which involves changing variables every workout — has exercise scientists very excited. Most exercise scientists think this is an innovative  Continue Reading »

Don’t Pray For A Easy Life – Bodybuilding Motivation [Muscle Factory Video]

Now if you are going to win any battle you have to do one thing. You have to make the mind run the body. Never let the body tell the mind what to do. The body will always give up. It is always tired in the morning, noon, and night. But the body is never  Continue Reading »

Perfect Meals: Build Mass & Torch Bodyfat With This Full Day’s Worth Of Perfect Food Choices

The following six meals have one thing in common: They’re perfect. They’re flawless. They’re clean as can be, and they’re ideal because they help you build muscle (provided you’re hitting the gym devotedly), burn fat and promote overall stellar health. And, conveniently, they account for a full day’s worth of great eating. Not sure what  Continue Reading »

Bodybuilding Motivation: The Climb To Number 13

“The quality of a person’s life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor. It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up.” – Vince Lombardi

THE FACTS ON FAT

F-A-T-S. Yeah, it’s a four-letter word, but — as you’re about to see — the right kinds of fats actually do a body(builder) good. Whether your goal is getting huge or getting shredded, fats can be your ally. You just have to know which ones to eat, which ones to avoid, how much to eat  Continue Reading »

Build A Bigger and Better Body With Amino Acids

If you want to build a better body you absolutely need at least a basic understanding of all the amino acids, both essential and non-essential, since they are involved in so many physiological processes ranging from energy production, recovery, muscular hypertrophy, fat loss and gains in strength. Here we’ve teamed up with Myprotein.com to take  Continue Reading »

HST: The Complete Hypertrophy-Specific Training Guide

Hypertrophy-Specific Training™ arose out of the research looking at both the stimuli and mechanisms for muscle cell hypertrophy. Hypertrophy-Specific Training (HST) is based on physiological principles of hypertrophy first discovered in the laboratory.   These principles were then organized into a “method” of mechanically loading the muscle to induce hypertrophy. Of course, translating these principles  Continue Reading »

CHOOSING CASEIN: WHAT CASEIN SHOULD YOU TAKE AND WHEN?

Nighttime isn’t the only time casein protein can help build muscle. Bodybuilders have known for years that whey is a fast-digesting protein ideal for postworkout recovery. Some are also taking hydrolyzed whey protein, which is absorbed faster than standard whey because it is “predigested,” a process that breaks the long protein chains down into short  Continue Reading »

Does Cardio After an Overnight Fast Maximize Fat Loss?

A common fat burning strategy employed by bodybuilders, athletes, and fitness enthusiasts is to perform cardiovascular exercise early in the morning on an empty stomach. This strategy was popularized by Bill Phillips in his book, ‘‘Body for Life’’ (23). According to Phillips, performing 20 minutes of intense aerobic exercise after an overnight fast has greater  Continue Reading »

5 Fitness & Nutrition Myths Debunked

Myths just made life a lot harder. That’s because fitness and nutrition misinformation fool men and women into being confused and frustrated in their journey to creating a healthier lifestyle. Even when you’re already achieving results, a small myth or hear say conversation can throw you off. Thankfully, I’m about to be inform you about  Continue Reading »