Are you feeling frustrated with your lack of progress in building muscle? Maybe you have a strong desire to add size to your frame, but find yourself struggling with patience? As a personal trainer who has worked with countless people with similar goals, I understand your struggles. Building muscle is not an overnight process, but […]
How Much Should I Be Able to Squat? – Discover Your Squatting Potential
Squats are a popular and efficient exercise for strengthening the lower body, but it’s important to know how much weight you should be able to lift when doing this exercise. According to a person’s weight, this article will offer a general recommendation for how much squatting they should be able to do. The recommendation will […]
Maximize Your Gains: The Best Muscle-Building Foods You Need in Your Diet
If you’re looking to build muscle and achieve a lean physique, nutrition plays a critical role. Choosing the best muscle-building foods to both fuel your workouts and recovery can make all the difference in your progress. In this guide, we will dive into the best muscle-building foods that you should be incorporating into your diet […]
How to Prevent Squat Knee Pop and What to Do If It Happens
Squat knee pop is a common occurrence among those who frequently squat, particularly during powerlifting exercises. It can be a source of discomfort and can even keep you from reaching your fitness goals. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to help prevent squat knee pop from happening and what to do if it does. […]
Food for Sore Muscles – Can You Recover Without Expensive Supplements?
Your muscles have just taken a beating in the gym. The pain is already kicking in, and you are wondering if you should opt for those expensive supps or grin and bear the pain. Luckily, you don’t have to do either. If your muscles are sore, eating the right foods can make recovery faster and […]
How Long Does it REALLY Take to Build Muscle?
Gaining muscle is not easy. It takes time, dedication and perseverance to see results. How long it takes to gain muscle is different for everyone. It also depends on your genetics, how often you train, your nutrition and how much time you dedicate to gaining muscle. If you’re serious about putting in work so that […]
Do Yoga, Get Buff: Yoga’s Incredible Benefits for Muscle Building
Does yoga build muscle? As a practice that requires you to hold poses for extended periods of time, yoga is not one you might immediately associate with getting buff. After all, when most people think of muscle-building activities, they think of lifting heavy weights or running sprints on the track. Yoga, on the other hand, […]
6 Tips For Building Muscle on Ketogenic Diet
Building muscle and losing fat at the same time can be a tricky balance. If you’re on a ketogenic diet , maintaining that balance can seem even more challenging. Many of the foods included in a ketogenic diet are low in protein, which makes it harder to meet your daily macronutrient targets for muscle building. […]
What Happens When I Don’t Eat Enough Protein?
Does it frustrate you that you can’t gain muscles no matter how long and hard you work out or eat right? One common reason for failing to gain muscles is not eating enough protein. These macronutrients are the building blocks of muscle. Getting enough protein helps you not only gain but maintain muscle mass and […]
Are Barbell Pads and Weightlifting Gloves a Waste of Money?
A well-fitting workout outfit is essential whether you work out at home, outside, or at your local gym. It’s not only for fashion. It’s also to ensure comfortability and to boost confidence. However, is it the same for gym accessories? Some gym enthusiasts say that certain training accessories are not conducive to training and are […]