Articles

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.
May 7, 2020
The Smith Machine Explained
Should You Use the Smith Machine?
The smith machine is a staple piece of equipment in gyms the world over, so much so that’s it’s not uncommon to see people banging out sets of squats, bench press or shoulder presses on it, but is this the best way to get results? In this article, we look at what the smith machine is, the advantages and disadvantages, what the current research says and more.
April 30, 2020
Best Triceps Exercises to build bigger arms
The 6 Best Triceps Exercises for Bigger Arms
The triceps are responsible for two-thirds of your total arm size which means if you’re looking to build an enviable set of arms that fill your t-shirts and look powerful you cannot neglect them. Training them properly comes down to suitable exercise selection and then doing 4 key things consistently. In this article, we breakdown all of this down to show you how to build big triceps and bigger arms.
April 23, 2020
How to get rid of water retention
What Causes Water Retention & How to Get Rid of It
Water retention is a common issue for dieters, particularly if you’ve been in a calorie deficit for a long time or are quite lean. It can hide the progress you're making, ruin your aesthetics and mess with your head. However, it is a normal part of weight loss which means you can manage and overcome it. In this article, we look at what causes water retention and how to both manage and eliminate it.
April 16, 2020
What's the difference between Chin Ups and Pull Ups
Chin Ups vs. Pull Ups: What’s the Difference?
It’s common to hear that the difference between chin ups and pull ups is the amount you engaged your lats, but this isn’t true. Sure, there is a difference in the activation of the bicep and traps between the movements, but research shows that lat activation is pretty similar. So, what is the difference, and which should you use in your workouts? These questions and more answered in this article.
April 9, 2020
Can you spot reduce fat?
Can You Spot Reduce Fat?
You can’t spot reduce fat i.e. pick a certain part of the body and lose fat just from that part. Instead, you will lose fat from across the body with the lower abs, hips and upper thighs being the stubborn areas. However, you can spot build muscle which can drastically change how you look.
April 2, 2020
Best Low Calorie Meals Ideas for Fat-Loss
Low Calorie Meal Ideas for Eating in A Calorie Deficit
Losing fat doesn’t have to be tiny meals and incremental progress. If you do it right you can strip away stubborn fat and eat meals that fill you up and satisfy your cravings. In this article, we look at how to lose fat, the best fat loss foods, how to plan your meals and tasty low calorie recipes.