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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.»
Muscle Building Foods That You Should Be Eating To Gain Weight

Muscle Building Foods That You Should Be Eating To Gain Weight

So you’ve decided to build muscle that means that you will definitely need to start working out and training. However, no matter how hard your train, if you are not eating the right muscle building foods, you will probably find that your muscle mass will not grow as fast or as strong as you want it. That’s because food give your body the building blocks needed in order to make that muscle that you seek.»
Simple Recipes For Tuna

Simple Recipes For Tuna

I’m sure we all know awesome nutritional value of tuna. One gram of fat, no carbs, and about 20 grams of protein per serving is what makes tuna a wise choice for bodybuilders, especially when dieting. But let’s face it, by itself, tuna doesn’t taste too pleasant. There are ways to get around this though and I’ve got a few recipes that will help without destroying the nutritional status of tuna.»
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.»
To Build Muscles You Need A Bed And Not Just A Gym

To Build Muscles You Need A Bed And Not Just A Gym

Never under any circumstances, unless you enjoy wasting your time, should you train the same muscles on consecutive days. For example, if you train chest and triceps on Monday try and stay away from using them in any lifts on Tuesday as they haven’t had a chance to heal properly. My personal routine right now (and it changes many times a year) is a full body weight training routine followed by a day of cardio followed by a day of rest.»
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.»
Hardgainer Mindset to Bring About Muscle Magic

Hardgainer Mindset to Bring About Muscle Magic

People who are very thin and are giving their best to gain some pounds and still facing difficulty are classified as hardgainers. While some people blame their genetics, others believe that it’s the efficiency of their metabolism that burns out their calories throughout the day. How to gain muscle is indeed a challenging question for hardgainers. Gaining weight is all about eating more and training hard. If you follow this direction you will consistently see your muscles growing and weight increasing.»