Include Steady-State Cardio in Your Muscle Building Program

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Include Steady-State Cardio in Your Muscle Building Program
Steady state cardio is any form of exercise that involves continuous exertion over a long period of time. That means running long distances for example, swimming, or even using machines like the cross trainer. Conventionally, most people try to avoid using steady-state cardio as part of their muscle building programs with the reasoning being that […]
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Why Training Outdoors is Important

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Why Training Outdoors is Important
One subject that is often brought up in regards to training at the moment is ‘functional strength’. This is definitely a concept that is very ‘in vogue’ and one that a lot of people are very interested in. But what does it really mean? Well, there’s what people think it means and then there’s what […]
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What is the Mind Muscle Connection?

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What is the Mind Muscle Connection?
Contrary to popular belief, muscle size does not always correlate directly with muscle strength. In general, stronger athletes will have bigger muscles but this does not always hold true. And perhaps the best example of this can be seen by looking at Bruce Lee, who had relatively thin arms but was capable of performing some […]
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The Only Three Supplements You Need to Build Muscle

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The Only Three Supplements You Need to Build Muscle
Okay, these aren’t really the only three supplements you need to build muscle, because you don’t actually need any supplements at all. If you train hard and eat right, your body will create more lean muscle mass and you won’t need any help from expensive ingredients. But with that said, there’s also no reason not […]
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Emotion in Weight Lifting

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Emotion in Weight Lifting
When you’re lifting weights, there are many different important factors that will impact on the outcome of your training. There’s the program you pick, there’s your dedication to the training and there’s the amount of time you dedicate to it. But one of the most important factors of all and something that often gets overlooked, […]
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Increase Your Testosterone Levels

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Increase Your Testosterone Levels
When it comes to building more muscle, one of the most important things to consider is your hormonal makeup. This is crucial, because hormones are what drive muscle growth. In particular, it is the anabolic hormones like testosterone, growth hormone and insulin that increase the size of the muscles and if you can get more […]
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Increase Your Energy Levels

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Increase Your Energy Levels
If you’re just getting started with a new training program and you’ve just decided that you want to get into better shape, then the question you need to ask yourself is what the first thing you should do is. This is something that all too many people forget and many will be happy to simply […]
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Running For Weightlifters

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Running For Weightlifters
Important to recognize is that the general health benefits of running are so profound as to be highly beneficial for lifting weights. Not only will you have more muscle but your lower resting heartrate will be such that you’ll sleep more deeply and be more anabolic, more of the time, resulting in greater muscle growth […]
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Perfect Diet for Building Massive Muscle

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Perfect Diet for Building Massive Muscle
When it comes to building muscle, only half of the work is done in the gym. What’s just as important, is what you do in the kitchen and what you eat: eat wrong and you’ll be squandering all the effort you put in and all the opportunities for growth. Conversely, eat correctly and you can […]
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Achieve Athletic Aesthetics With Powerbuilding

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Achieve Athletic Aesthetics With Powerbuilding
Powerbuilding is a term that describes a certain type of training that has a specific goal and that uses specific methods to get there. Essentially, powerbuilding is what you get when you combine traditional bodybuilding with traditional powerlifting. To understand this, you first need to understand the differences between the two types of training… Bodybuilding […]
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