Archive for the ‘Training’ Category

How Often Should I Train?

This is one of the most common questions we hear. And it doesn’t just come from beginners. Even experienced bodybuilders can wonder about the frequency of their training sessions as their muscle development progresses and they require more or different routines to keep it going. But just because it’s common doesn’t make it any easier […]

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5 Strong Benefits of Weightlifting for Women

The sad truth is that the vast majority of women, including those who regularly workout, avoid weight training because of an irrational fear that they will “bulk up”. So let’s put that one to rest right now. Bulky muscles are largely the result of testosterone. Without it, you’ll have a tough time building muscle. Men […]

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What Foods Should I Eat Before and After Workouts

Before we talk about which foods you should eat to get more from your workouts, let’s quickly put to rest a nasty myth. Not eating before your workout, with the idea that it will reduce fat levels and improve your BMI and muscle definition, is a misguided notion that can have the complete opposite effect […]

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Biceps and Backs Make a Great Workout Pair

Is there a time when you visit the gym that you don’t work on you biceps? After all, they are the poster child for everything body building. From gyms to supplement makers, a bulging bicep is your assurance that they are the place to go and the products to use. You can’t say the same […]

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Stability Balls & the Boost They Give Your Workout

It’s like they don’t belong there. In gyms around the world, where the iron of weights and strength training machines give the place a decidedly metallic look and feel; there, on a rack in the corner is a bright, colourful display of beach balls. Or at least that’s what it looks like. Whether or not […]

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A Quick Guide to Strength Training

Strength training might be one of the most underrated ways to improve your physical fitness. When most people think of getting into shape, jogging or other aerobic exercises are usually the first things that come to mind. But, as we saw in our last dispatch, there are many fitness benefits to strength training beyond simply […]

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There’s More to Strength Training than More Strength

Whether you’re just starting to think about getting into strength training, or you are, quite frankly, ripped, it’s important to understand just how beneficial it is not just for the size of your muscles, but your overall health and well being. Building muscle and being stronger are as good a reason as any for adding […]

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Jade MacKinnon’s Fat Loss Workout & Nutrition Guide

To me, weight loss is all about thinking holistically. It is not as easy as decreasing calories and increasing exercise, or simply getting into a calorie deficit. I look at a combination of factors that can really help with the whole approach. Factors such as sleep, stress, workout times, workout type, body adaptation, supplements, metabolism, food type, rest periods and so on. I could write several thousand words on each of the above subjects. However, without going into too much detail, here are my…

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Want to See More Muscle? Start in the Kitchen

We’ve all been there. You’re rocking the training schedule, keeping active on your off days and drinking your protein shakes. But you’re just not getting the muscle definition you expect. The answer might not be to just spend more time in the gym, but to also spend more time in the kitchen. Body fat percentage […]

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Maximize Your Workouts with New Amino HP

Train Harder. Recover Faster. In life, you typically get out what you put in – Hard work pays off! But we’re all limited by the same number of hours the day, so what separates those that rise up and succeed from those that waddle in mediocrity? The answer is simple, the most successful people leverage […]

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