July 27, 2017

Weight Training Can Make You Smarter and Happier

So you spend your spare time in the gym, trying to get bigger. You spend hour after hour straining every fiber and sinew in search of that elusive pump to inspire shirt stretching growth, strip fat, and thrust veins closer to the surface. But, why? Truth be told, for most of us, it’s the iron bug that drives us to continuously devote our lives to straining and honing our bodies. We may have started lifting […]
July 20, 2017

Pre-Workout Nutrition and Supplementation: The Ultimate Guide

Following an adequate nutrition program is just as important as hitting the gym. The timing of this nutrition is almost as important as the type and amount of foods and supplements that you put into your body. So what’s the best nutritional strategy, pre-workout? Everyone knows that a clean, high protein diet, rich in beneficial nutrients, and complemented by top quality, scientifically proven sports supplements, is essential to build muscle and strength. But does everyone […]
July 6, 2017

Periodization: Switch It Up To Build It Up

As the old saying goes, variety is the spice of life. Nobody likes to be stuck in a rut, going through the motions, traversing the same obstacles, and negotiating the same weary routines, month in month out. For optimal results, this mindset should transfer across into your training. If you made a list of your favorite meals, then ate them every single day, at the same time, with no variation whatsoever, you would soon be […]
June 22, 2017

Can You Train the Same Muscle Two Days in a Row?

One of the most commonly held beliefs in bodybuilding is that a muscle needs a minimum of 48-72 hours of recovery before it can be worked out again. Many bodybuilders often go a full week before hitting the same muscle group again. But is it really necessary to wait that long? Are there any benefits to breaking the 48 hours rule? Well like most rules, that one is in place for a reason and applies […]