November 16, 2017

Can You Build Muscle On A Ketogenic Diet?

  Few topics in bodybuilding seem as divisive as the keto diet. Some love being in ketosis and believe ketones to be a superior fuel source to glucose while others claim that following a keto diet is unnecessarily restrictive and even dangerous. The truth is that the ketogenic diet is perfectly safe for almost everyone and even has therapeutic uses. It is very effective at treating epilepsy after medicine has failed and has been shown […]
October 26, 2017

The Perfect Rep Scheme For Your Goal

  Should a beginner looking to lose weight perform the same amount of reps as an advanced bodybuilder? What about someone looking to get as strong as possible vs. someone trying to get as big as possible? Figuring out the perfect rep scheme for your workout program can be tricky and will vary based on goals and experience. To properly set up your routine it helps to understand the different muscle fiber types and how […]
October 19, 2017

Squats vs. Hip Thrusts

As a training enthusiast you are well aware of the critical role that lower body training plays in your overall routine. The sweep of a strong set of hamstrings and quadriceps, capped off by a set of powerful glutes, are markers of an educated and experienced lifter. However, when it comes to two characteristic lower body exercises – the squat and the hip thrust – which is best? Which exercise will reign victorious in the […]
October 12, 2017

Here’s Why You’re Still Fat Even Though You Exercise Regularly

Most people start exercising to lose weight. Many spend hours a week at the gym and still have trouble shedding fat. You may see the same people sweating profusely on a cardio machine week after week with no change to their physique. After a few months (or a few weeks) of hard work, most give up when the results aren’t matching the effort. There are a number of reasons fat loss may be stalled, but […]