January 16, 2016

3 Must-Have Supplements for Increasing Strength

Strength is defined as the amount of force a muscle or group of muscles can produce. In other words, how much weight you can shift on a strict lift, with no momentum. While larger muscles generally equate to stronger muscles, you only have to look at some powerlifters, particularly from the lower weight classes, to see it is not a hard and fast rule. Watching a sub 85 kg powerlifter deadlift approaching four times his […]
January 14, 2016

10 Pre Workout Snacks to Fuel Your Body for Optimal Strength Training

You won’t always be able to time and eat the perfect meal 2 hours before your workout starts. And things like high sugar sports drinks aren’t the best option. They can cause a sugar overload and you could experience a crash halfway through your workout. Sometimes you just need a little snack 30-60 minutes before to fuel you for an intense session. What you consume will be dictated by your current goals and preferred macronutrient […]
January 7, 2016

Build Muscle Faster by Working Out With Your Significant Other

Sometimes we all need a little help in the gym, and a workout partner allows you to reach levels of intensity that may not be achievable on your own. Who better to motivate and inspire you than your significant other? If your partner in the gym also happens to be your partner in life, you will not only strengthen your body but also the bond you share. Some of you may think you would never […]
December 31, 2015

3 Kick-Ass Ways to Break Through a Plateau

Bodybuilding is awesome when you are smashing personal records at the gym and noticing progress on a weekly basis. But when all your sweat and hard work aren’t producing the results you desire, it can be very frustrating and demotivating. Our bodies push for a state of homeostasis. It doesn’t want to change, you have to force it. And what worked to get you to your current level of fitness, won’t cut it anymore once […]