Weightlifting

November 12, 2020
7 Ways to apply progressive overload
7 Ways to Apply Progressive Overload
When it comes to preserving and building muscle mass and getting stronger there is one thing that makes more of a difference than anything else. This thing is progressive overload, the continual increase in stimuli which forces your body to adapt over time by getting bigger, stronger, faster or leaner. In this article, we’ll look at 7 ways to apply progressive overload to your workouts, before picking a couple and showing you how it might look in the gym.
October 23, 2020
Best Biceps Exercises for Bigger Arms
The 5 Best Biceps Exercises for Bigger Arms
Your biceps account for about one-third of your total arm size and contribute to a lean, muscular set of arms when wearing a t-shirt. If you’re looking to build bigger biceps, then you not only need to choose the best exercises, but you also need to do 4 key things consistently. In this article, we break all of this down to show you exactly how to build bigger biceps.
September 16, 2020
Full Body Workout Split Guide
Full Body Workout 2, 3, 4-day Split Guide
The upper/lower workout split is fantastic for building muscle. It’s also very flexible which means you can use it to train 2, 3, or 4 times a week. When doing this type of workout split you train your upper and lower body separately across the week. In this article, we’ll look at how to create your workout before providing a sample training plan and possible training schedules so you can plug and play your fitness.
June 25, 2020
How to know which type of lifter you are
How to Know If You’re A Beginner, Intermediate or Advanced Lifter
Knowing whether you are a beginner, intermediate or advanced lifter helps you figure out what type of training plan will be the most effective for your goal. It also lets you know when you need to advance your workout to continue seeing the best results. In this article, we look at the usual way of figuring this out, why it doesn’t work very well and what to do instead.
June 11, 2020
The Upper / Lower Workout Guide
The Upper/Lower Workout Guide: 2, 3 & 4-Day Splits Explained
The upper/lower workout split is fantastic for building muscle. It’s also very flexible which means you can use it to train 2, 3, or 4 times a week. When doing this type of workout split you train your upper and lower body separately across the week. In this article, we’ll look at how to create your own workout before providing a sample training plan and possible training schedules so you can plug and play your fitness.
June 4, 2020
How to use protein - Best time explained
Should You Eat Protein Before or After Working Out?
Getting enough protein in your diet is an important part of being able to maintain or build muscle when also strength training regularly, but how much protein do you need and when should you eat it? Is it better to have it before your workout, or after? How much do you need and where should you get it from? These questions and more answered in this article.
May 28, 2020
How fast can you build muscle?
This is How Fast You Can Really Build Muscle
How fast can you really build muscle as a natural weightlifter? In this article, we explore how fast you can build muscle, how much you can build total as well as look at exceptions to the norm and exactly how to eat, train and track your progress to pack on lean mass.
May 21, 2020
What is a superset
What Is A Superset?
A superset the name for when you perform one exercise immediately followed by another exercise with little to no rest in between. They can be performed using opposing muscle groups, separate muscle groups or the same muscle group. In this article, we look at the pros and cons and when you should and shouldn’t use them if you want to build muscle.
May 14, 2020
Bulgarian Split Squat Instructions
How to Do the Bulgarian Split Squat
The Bulgarian split squat is a unilateral leg exercise that trains the entirety of the lower body and the core. It’s fantastic for building lower body strength and size, fixing muscle imbalances and increasing athletic performance. In this article, we look at how to do it, the muscle it works and mistakes you to need to avoid for the best results.