Research has shown that the best way to develop strength is to do four to six sets of four to six reps each. Of all the many aspects of strength training, the one that seems to baffle more athletes and coaches is determining just how many reps and sets they […]
Muscles save lives!
If you ever have to undergo surgery, your muscle mass can significantly affect your recovery. Study caseWhat’s conclusion? Study case Jeroen Van Vugt, a Dutch doctoral student from the Erasmus University in Rotterdam, conducted an interesting study on a group of 206 people with an aggressive form of colorectal cancer. […]
4 steps to fix your Triceps
Most folks just recognize the triceps as the muscles that extend the elbow, and while this is true, it overlooks a key part of their anatomy: the long head of the triceps crosses the shoulder to attach on the supraglenoid tubercale of the scapula. It assists the more powerful latissimus […]
Which vitamins are essential for muscle growth?
By now, we all know that we need to have our macronutrients (fats, carbs and proteins) on point when trying to build muscle. But what about the micronutrients, which vitamins and minerals are essential to optimize muscle growth? You will read all about it in today’s blog! Are vitamins that […]
More muscle helps with overall health
For the most people outside the gym, the word “muscles” brings to mind image of big bodybuilders. The importance of muscle mass, strength, and metabolic function in the performance of exercise and sports, has never been questioned. However, muscles aren’t just for show. Here I will explain why. Role of […]
MCT – 7 scientifically proven health benefits
Medium chain triglycerides (MCT) have chains of fatty acids with a length of 6 to 12 carbon atoms (1). There are both synthetic and natural MCTs in the world. Natural sources include coconut oil, palm kernel oil and milk fat. (2). Types of MCT1) MCTs have antibacterial and antiviral effects2) […]
Tips for triceps training
The construction of a powerful arm mainly depends on the triceps muscle, called the triceps. It is he who constitutes up to 70% of the popularly called paws. In order to maximize the effectiveness of training, a bit closer look at its anatomy and principles that determine its growth. How […]
Chest muscles – how to build them properly?
Building chest muscles is a popular goal of training plan for those who are just starting their adventure with strength training. In some progression, muscle growth is impressive, and in others – some problems appear. Trouble with emphasizing the middle part of the chest is one of them. This one […]
Back muscles – compedium
Building of the back musclesMore frequent trainingsBack and chest during one workout? Yes!Three kings of back trainingAdvanced methodsStrength and hypertrophy – do not forget about themMuscle building – the role of dietConclusions Building of the back muscles Back is the second largest muscle party in the human body. It consists […]
When you enter any shop that offers various supplements, you may see the whole range of various products that are supposed to help in, among others, building muscle mass. They usually work, but are not equally effective for everyone. Each organism is different and reactions to supplements will also vary. […]
How to build muscle mass?
The quest for a powerful chest with biceps resembling the tops of icebergs is one of the goals of every bodybuilding adept. We can get a lot of ideas from gyms and mass media about how we could exceed the magical barrier 40 / 45cm in arm circumference. Unfortunately… The […]
Consider taking MSM supplements for healthier cells inside out
A body made up of healthy, flexible cells not only feels better, it looks better too. The body continuously works replacing old, worn out cells with new ones. The process goes on 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, non-stop. When the raw materials needed for cell-building are available, […]
Get energy and motivation with ALCAR !
Acetyl-L-Carnitine or ALCAR is a natural nootropic agent that bears energy levels in both the brain and the body, strengthens motivation, clarity of mind, memory and supports the brain. What is Acetyl-L-Carnitine? ALCAR (Acetyl-L-Carnitine) is a modified version of carnitine, which is a popular supplement for athletes. Although we can […]
Can we gain muscles eating 3 meals a day?
Can we build muscle mass while training at the gym and eating only three main meals a day: breakfast, lunch and dinner? This is probably not the most optimal choice. Better effects will be achieved by eating four or even six times a day. The truth is that very few […]