Health And Body

8 Proven Strategies For Maximum Muscle Gains

There is so much conflicting information out there when it comes to the topic of building muscle, and sometimes it can be very difficult to know where to start. If you’re an average beginner looking for some basic guidelines to follow in the gym, the following 8 points will start you off on the right…

7 Reasons Why Your Muscles Stop Growing. How To Get Muscle To Grow Again

Have ever wondered why your muscles stopped growing after a few months of training even though you are training very hard? Here are 7 reasons why your muscles stopped growing and how to get your muscle to grow again. You are training too hard Every time when you train your muscles intensely, you are actually…

2 Simple Steps To Ripped Summertime Muscles

Summer is on the horizon, and the time has come to kick back and relax under the sun. It’s time for beach days, barbecues and pool parties, and for any serious weightlifter these activities also mean one thing: it’s time for the shirts to come off and to showcase that rock-solid physique they’ve been working…

Your Weight in Muscle

You probably have heard that muscle weighs more than fat. Many people notice a small weight gain when they begin lifting weights consistently. As a general rule, if you lift weights 2 to 3 times a week, you can gain 1 pound of muscle per month for about 6 months. After that, the rate of…

You Just Can’t Ignore Anabolic Steroids, Especially In Bodybuilding!

You just can’t ignore the role that roids, hypes, juices or pumpers play in your life, particularly in bodybuilding. Certainly, you can’t brush off the brilliant benefits of these wonderful substances in muscle building. Anabolic steroids are actually the synthetic hormones derived from testosterone. Often, the slang terms, such as roids, hypes, juices or pumpers…

With A Bowflex Gym, You Get 50 to 90 Different Exercises In One Machine!

One of the most popular home workout solutions has to be the bowflex. With these machines you can do anything from 50 to 90 different exercises,targeting all the main muscle groups. There is quite an extensive range available and some of the highly sought models are the bowflex elite and the bowlfex power pro. So…

Why You Should NOT Try to Isolate Muscle Groups When Weight Training

Working as a fitness professional, there is one type of question I get all the time that shows that many people are missing the big picture regarding the benefits of strength training. This popular question usually goes something like this: “What exercise can I do to isolate my _______ (insert your muscle of choice abs,…

Why You Don’t Need Protein To Gain Muscle!

Copyright 2006 Jonathan Perez There are all kinds of diet recommendations all over the bodybuilding magazines and websites that advise to divide your eating into different “ratios” and “percentages” for building muscle mass and gaining weight. Some recommend high fat, low carb, others say moderate carbs, moderate fat, high carbs, low fat, etc. But the…

Why My Muscles Won’t Grow? Cortisol Stress Hormone Destroy Muscle Tissues

There are many reasons why your muscles won’t grow or why your muscle growth is retarded. One main culprit for your muscle tissue to in a catabolic and not in an anabolic state is the stress hormone called cortisol. This stress hormone, cortisol, is produced by your body when you are under stressful situations. Yes,…

Why aren’t I building muscle

Have you ever asked yourself that question? Have you been going to the gym regularly for months and haven’t been able to put on any serious poundage? If you answered yes to any of these questions, it’s time to take a step back and make some plans. Building muscle is not rocket science. There are…