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What’s in Your Testosterone Booster?

What’s in Your Testosterone Booster?

Testosterone boosters are often thought of in generic terms. While the broad goal of raising testosterone is common, various supplements raise low T in different ways. The unique qualities of separate supplements may be better suited for particular situations.  Age, stress, disease and injuries to the testicles can each affect testosterone levels. People of all fitness levels should understand their own history and needs when choosing testosterone boosters. Below is a breakdown of popular testosterone supplements and how each may benefit you: Gamma Oryzanol (Gamma-O): A natural compound found in rice bran oil, gamma-o is a versatile supplement favored by both bodybuilders and menopausal women.»
Best Arm Exercises You Should Be Including in Your Arm Workout

Best Arm Exercises You Should Be Including in Your Arm Workout

So what is the best arm workout? Dumbell curls? Hammer curls? Tricep extension? Wrong! Isolation exercises such as those are typically used for injury rehabilitation or bodybuilders looking to get huge muscles. However, if you really want to do the best arm workout, stick to compound exercises that provide a total body workout as well. So, what are the best arm exercises I should be including in my arm workout? Chinups, pullups, and dips!»
Are Your Genetics Working Against You?

Are Your Genetics Working Against You?

There are guys out there who have been working out for a while now and they have seen little to no results in terms of muscle gains. Those guys begin to question whether it is possible for them to get fitness model ripped, or whether they are fighting an uphill battle which they will eventually lose. The road to being ripped and shredded is definitely filled with lots of blood, sweat and self doubt.»
Bodybuilding for the Lactose Intolerant – Other Ways to Get Protein and Calcium

Bodybuilding for the Lactose Intolerant – Other Ways to Get Protein and Calcium

There are many downsides to a lactose intolerance, and of course one of the biggest issues for many people is being unable to enjoy the same deserts that they might normally and having to be ‘the awkward guest’ at dinner parties. However the problems with lactose intolerance are not confined to just practical issues: they can also get in the way of your choice of activities and even your health. Milk contains a lot of very important ingredients and is a crucial ingredient itself in a range of nutritious foods and supplements meaning that it can be hard to get everything you need to function healthily and normally without it; and never is this more apparent than when you start bodybuilding and suddenly need a whole lot more of your usual nutrients to stay healthy.»
Supersets For Super Human Size & Strength
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Supersets For Super Human Size & Strength

Supersetting is one of the most powerful muscle-building techniques you can use—and that’s not conjecture but scientific fact. Just as the name suggests, supersets can produce some spectacular superhuman results—plus, they’ll give you a big psychological kick as well. When you superset, you move from one exercise to another without taking a rest. You can superset opposing, or antagonistic, muscle groups, such as the biceps and triceps, or use two movements for the same muscle group, such as barbell curls and preacher curls.»
Intensity, the Key to Muscle Growth

Intensity, the Key to Muscle Growth

Intensity is defined as exceptionally great concentration, power or force. It is what separates those that make modest gains over the years from the ones that make massive gains year in and year out. If you look around the gym, it is easy to spot the people that train with a lot of intensity. Training with maximum intensity will literally force your muscles to grow, it leaves them no choice. They have to adapt – they have to grow.»
Are You Getting Enough SLEEP After Training Hard And Eating Well?

Are You Getting Enough SLEEP After Training Hard And Eating Well?

We all know that to pack on muscle, training provides the stimulus, nutrition provides the building blocks and sleep provides the time for growth to occur. Despite this readily accepted notion, most trainees and trainers alike place much more emphasis on the training and diet aspects with sleep usually being, (for most), no more than an afterthought.When’s the last time you exchanged sleeping tips with a gym buddy?! The internet too is sprawled with a huge number of articles and forum posts all offering the latest training & diet guidance, advice & tips.»
How To Gain Muscle And Get Ripped

How To Gain Muscle And Get Ripped

The truth is that it all depends on what you’re trying to accomplish. If you’re trying to lose some body fat but keep the lean muscle that you’ve built on, then this is what you need to do. Take your bodyweight in pounds (we’ll use 150lb as an example for the sake of this article). This would mean you would need to eat around 150 grams of protein, 150 grams of carbohydrates and 60 grams of fat (150 x 0.4) per day.»
Post Workout Ideas to Maximize Weight Loss Results

Post Workout Ideas to Maximize Weight Loss Results

As you most likely know, your post workout meal is extremely important. The objective is to pick a meal with some quick carbs to digest and quickly digestible protein to kick start your muscle repair. The increased levels of amino acids and carbs promotes an insulin spike and gets those nutrients back in your system to help repair the tissue you just broke down during your workout. For the best results (if you’re going for a lean tone body) your supplement should generally contain between 250-500 calories.»