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?
Is there a right and a wrong way of doing a bicep curl? Have you ever thought of it? You want big guns, don’t you? Small tweaks in how you … Continue reading Biceps curls for optimal muscular development (video)
There are two important laws to look at when the focus is trying to get stronger. Law of specific adaption to imposed demands: If you want to get better at … Continue reading Getting bigger and stronger with specialized variation
In this article, I’m going to give you an example workout and teach you how to change things up so that it can fit you personally. I’m also going to … Continue reading How to customize and improve your own workout
When should you hit the weights? Does it even matter? I heard training in the morning is suboptimal because of elevated cortisol. Let me explain a bit of the science … Continue reading When is the best time of the day to workout?
So many people love working out, but all too often something happens and their commitment just vanishes into thin air… they either get an injury, get burnt out or fall … Continue reading 11 Tips on How to love working out again
Are you guilty of having been influenced by other’s wrong mentality or training philosophy? Here are a few things that most people do wrong in the gym: Just lift the … Continue reading What most gym goers (and even elite athletes) do wrong all the time
Glycogen is the storage form of glucose. Carbs, either directly from glucose, or when other forms, such as fructose and galactose are converted to glucose, will it be converted to and … Continue reading Coffee for extra muscle glycogen
A pump is what you get when you exercise a certain muscle group and that muscle becomes gorged with blood, making your skin feel very tight against your muscle, veins … Continue reading How to achieve a crazy pump – plus the stack
“I’ve been weightlifting for 6 months, but I have some excess fat that I want to get rid of. Should I rip first, or continue to bulk to make the … Continue reading Bulk or rip first?
If you want to build muscle but you don’t own any weights/equipment to exercise with or can’t go to the gym, either because it’s too far away or costs too … Continue reading Top 3 shoulder exercises you can do at home without weights