I’m no fan of fasted training and fasted training is all the rage these days. Have you ever heard how fasted trainers or low carbers often say that when they … Continue reading The best pre-workout carbs for athletes for maximal exercise performance
Carnitine could be more harmful than good for you. I’m going against the grain here to bring to light that carnitine might not be as good as you think it … Continue reading Carnitine: a controversial view and why it can actually be bad for you
Most of us have that drive to push ourselves hard each workout. We try to go “all out” each workout.We have to demolish the PRs of the previous workouts, right? … Continue reading Best ways to reduce exercise-induced serotonin and optimize Carbon Dioxide Production
Delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) is when your muscles start hurting a day or two after training. This usually lasts about 3-5 days but can even last up to two … Continue reading Get rid of muscle pains with these effective methods, supplements & strategies
There are a bunch of styles of periodization out there, and even though some people do simplify it, it still remains a scary and misunderstood subject. The three main styles … Continue reading Periodization simplified
You have to admit, sometimes one could mistake Arnold’s pecs for watermelons. They were that big. The chest is one of the most appealing muscles that makes a physique stand … Continue reading Grow your chest to look like Schwarzenegger watermelons
This workout is the last of the series. Part 1, 2 and 3 can be alternated each session. Exercise 1 – Sprints – 5 sets of 100m The longer sprints will … Continue reading Home leg workout without equipment part 3
Lower back pain can be really obstructive to your workout as it can prevent you from doing exercises where you have to bend forwards. Most training programs utilize back squats … Continue reading How to train your legs if you have lower back pain.
Follow up part 1 with this leg workout. This workout will enhance explosive power, build mass and strength in the quad, hamstrings and calves. Exercise 1 – Box jumps Start … Continue reading Home leg workout without equipment: Part 2
You don’t need equipment to build your legs. This workout is the first of a series of 3. Each workout should be rotated accordingly. These workouts will focus on building … Continue reading Home leg workout without equipment: part 1
The classic “fat-burning hypothesis” is starting to fail; burn fat to lose fat…it doesn’t work that way…entirely. Lots of people want to lose fat and they think cardio or some … Continue reading Myth: Burn fat to lose fat. Busted!
Can inflammation actually be good or is it just all bad? The reason for this question is that a certain (actually quite famous) inflammatory cytokine, interleukin 6 (IL-6), has been … Continue reading IL-6: Is it good or bad for building muscle and losing fat?