Your progress has hit a wall and you feel like you’ll never get around it? On days like that, taking some word of advice from the champions of the game is the only surefire thing you can do in order to get unstuck as soon as possible. These guys know how to train and eat for the best results imaginable and their incredible physiques are the fruits of their hard-gained training wisdom.»
Disregarding your lifestyle – whether you are a party animal, chronic worker or a workout addict, you’ve probably heard by now just how important it was to stretch. And as truths go, this one is highly spot on. Stretching increases the blood flow in your muscles and helps your joints to exploit their full range of motion. It also improves your posture and enhances your athletic performance at reduced risk of pain and injury.»
Most of us tend to completely forget about nutrition the moment we start enjoying our workouts and the sculpting of our body. By thinking that we deserve to reward ourselves for our hard efforts, we resort to instant gratification in the shape of unwise food choices and empty calories.
But at the end, what kind of fuel we put inside our organism is what separates success from failure and you have the power to make food your best ally instead of worst enemy.»
Muscle hypertrophy is the ultimate goal of every bodybuilder out there. It’s a commonly accepted truth that the rood to hypertrophy, most often than not, leads through the gym and it takes hours upon hours of heavy iron lifting. Although this method has been proven to yield fantastic results, it’s certainly not the only road to hypertrophy. What we are writing about is not something new and unheard. This is not some miracle muscle building program, nor it’s some instantaneous pill that pumps you up over the night.»
Representing close to 70 percent of our body mass, water is the most essential element of all nutrients. Our body keeps modest reserves of water and constant hydration is vital: even a two percent loss of hydration can lead to lowered athletic performance and the worst case scenarios can even lead to death.
The role of water in the body
There are 3 major roles of water in our bodies:
Structural : as the main component of cells and tissues.»
If you’re one of those avid bodybuilders whose goal is to gain as much muscle mass as possible while shedding their excess fat at the same time, this is the article for you.
Bodybuilders typically take an extremist approach to both gaining muscle and losing fat. While bulking, they eat a ridiculous amount of food to feed their growing muscles, but during the cutting phase, they eat like birds in the hope of achieving a lean and chiseled look.»
As we’ve all learned the hard way, there’s more to the deadlift than just pulling weight off the floor. This exercise is a must-have for building strength all over the body and growing huge muscles of steel, so learning how to do it right requires some effort
Unfortunately, most guys are guilty of poor technique and improper form when it comes to deadlifting, which puts them at great risk of injury.»
Big Bench Press Program for Strength and Size
The bench press is the king of upper body exercises. It’s the most revered measure of a young lifter’s weight lifting acumen and will add slabs of beef to the pecs, shoulders, and triceps few exercises can match.
Not surprisingly, the bench press has achieved near-mythic status in most gyms, so much so that there’s no doubt a bill currently before Congress proposing Monday be officially renamed Bench Press Day.»
4 BEST CALF EXERCISES
Frankly, the calf muscles are insanely stubborn and a pain to grow, which is why most people stop focusing on them altogether. Genetics and a predisposition to explosive calf growth do play a surprisingly large role in that, but equally—if not more so—calf issues are predicated, uncalculated, half nature at which most people attack the muscle group.
Because of that, they’ve become one of the biggest enigmas on the human body.»
Most Bodybuilders do a total body workout in their beginner stage and as they become stronger, they substitute it with a more “advanced” split routine. The total body workout has its place in bodybuilding and not only beginners should use it.
You may ask: “Why would I do full body workout when there are advanced split routines?” Here are the benefits of a total body workout:
Total body workout is efficient because it places an emphasis on working the entire body in one session.»