Monthly Archives: April 2012

An Effective And Progressive Workout Plan

An Effective And Progressive Workout Plan

Many people workout, and go to the gym for a long time and do not see much improvement. Many more people join the gym after making their New Year’s resolutions and try to get quick results but many do not make it. Many people go often to the gym and they feel they are not getting the results equivalent to the amount of work they put in. Most of the time the new year’s resolutions people will drop out of their workout plan and go back to the.»
Which Protein Supplement And When?

Which Protein Supplement And When?

The most used supplement in the sports nutrition market is without question protein. These days, there are so many variations available, the question is deciding which type is ideal for you. This obviously depends on a variety of instances which include timing of consumption (morning, post workout), end goals (improved strength, lose weight), and whether any additional nutrients are needed via supplement form in your day-to-day diet (more carbs, vitamins and minerals).»
Greek Yogurt – Why you need it?

Greek Yogurt – Why you need it?

In recent years, the yogurt aisle at the supermarket has experienced something of a cultural revolution. Made by straining away liquid, Greek yogurts are packed with twice as much muscle-friendly protein and fewer carbohydrates as regular versions. One key amino acid that Greek yogurt has in spades is leucine, a branched-chain amino that appears to be an anabolic activator and a vital part of muscle protein synthesis. Choose lower-fat plain varieties (which are just as creamy and thick) for a better protein-to-fat ratio, and less gut-busting sugar and calories than flavored yogurts.»
Should you introduce Dead Lifting to your exercises?

Should you introduce Dead Lifting to your exercises?

Is deadlifting really as effective as they say? Read my blog and understand why it should be included in your workout and why technique is so important. Individuals who want to improve their strength, posture, and overall health usually include dead lift exercises in their fitness program. This exercise is an integral component of a strength development program that virtually works every muscle in the body and emphasizes hips, thighs, buttocks, lower back, the shoulders, and the forearms.»
Build More Muscle and Experience Better Pumps With Only One Exercise

Build More Muscle and Experience Better Pumps With Only One Exercise

Exercise programs come and go, and some even stay around for a while. Every now and then an old lifting technique is revived because some researcher declares it’s the ultimate way to put on muscle size; for example, partial reps. An old system may also get new life because a certain body­building star uses it. That was the case when Dorian Yates revived Mike Mentzer’s Heavy Duty training. Five years ago no one trained that heavy.»
3 Myths Behind Protein Supplements

3 Myths Behind Protein Supplements

In the world of bodybuilding, the hottest topic in the gym is always protein and protein supplements. It isn’t any wonder, since protein is important for building mass muscle, but there are also three common myths that you are likely to hear about protein and protein supplements as well. First myth: This is that athletes do not actually require extra protein. This myth is absolutely false. A great deal of research has been done in this area, and people who are active simply need more protein.»
Get Stronger and Recover Quickly With Creatine Monohydrate

Get Stronger and Recover Quickly With Creatine Monohydrate

What is Creatine? Creatine Monohydrate is a naturally occurring acid found primarily in red meat, particularly beef, and fish. However although we can obtain it from our natural food sources, to see performance enhancing benefits we must consume it in larger dosages which is why Creatine is such a popular and effective supplement amongst athletes, bodybuilders and other sports men and women. Creatine is made from a combination of three amino acids: arginine, glycine and methionine and is therefore nitrogenous.»
Arnold Shoulder Press

Arnold Shoulder Press

Arnold Presses work the shoulder muscles which are made up of the anterior (front), middle and posterior (back) deltoids. They also work all 3 heads of the triceps brachii – lateral, long and medial.In addition, when done correctly, will work the top part of the chest muscle, the pectoralis major, clavicular head. Other muscles that play a supporting role are the trapezius (connects your shoulder to your neck) and the serratus anterior (one of your side muscles).»
Pineapple Marshmallow Protein Cake Recipe

Pineapple Marshmallow Protein Cake Recipe

  RECIPE: Beat 3 egg whites till fully peaked, I add in 6-7g splenda for taste, In a seperate bowl i mixed in two sachets of aeroplane jelly lite (use flavouring of choice) and added in 10g EXTRA gelatine (there should roughly be 30g gelatine in your bowl now) ~ macros here are 34P/0.8C/0F (poor in 200ml cold water, stir continuously, then add 200ml hot water, and continue to stir). Now add the jelly into the peaked egg whites (tablespoon at a time – whilst beating continously, until you have a small amount of jelly left in your bowl – (beat the eggs in a large bowl as the egg whites/jelly mix creates a large amount of volume).»