Building muscle isn’t as straightforward for women as it is for men. We can do it, of course, but men have the advantage of much higher testosterone levels. This helps them to build far larger muscles than is possible for us to naturally achieve. Though this can feel like a bit of an advantage in Read more about How Can Women Build Leg Muscle? The Ladies Guide To Leg Day[…]
From a very early age, we’re told that boys are stronger than girls and, later on, men are stronger than women. It’s not up to debate. It’s information we’re told as a fact. But is it really the case? How strong can a women really get? The answer isn’t an obvious one. Caution: rant ahead. Read more about Just How Strong can a Woman Get?[…]
I absolutely love blogging about bodybuilding and fitness. I’ve been doing it for long enough that I consider it to be a central part of my life. In fact, it’s one of the reasons I’ve been able to maintain my own motivation to keep up my healthy lifestyle. That said, I realize that I’m not Read more about 2017 Best Bodybuilding Blogs[…]
Have you ever looked at a bodybuilder and admired their physique and their work ethic when it comes to getting and staying so fit and trim? Well, there are a few ways that you, too, can train like a bodybuilding pro, whether you work out at home with your own equipment or you prefer to Read more about How to Train Like a Bodybuilding Pro[…]
Body fat is the enemy—at least, that is what you are led to believe. But the truth is that it is not smart or safe to eliminate body fat completely. Your body actually needs fat, and for a variety of reasons, some of which are listed below. So continue reading to learn why the goal should never be to eliminate body fat entirely, but rather to reduce it to a healthy level. […]
Have you ever woken up the day after an intense gym session, only to feel as though your muscles are lashing out at you? It’s not uncommon to feel too sore to move after a workout when you take on a very challenging program. That said, have you ever wondered why workouts can make you Read more about Why You May Get Too Sore to Move After a Workout[…]
At this time of year, everybody is promising that they have the solution you need to trim down your middle. If you’ve been doing this for a while, though, then you know what you need to get to the next level. The right advanced core exercises can make all the difference in pushing your workouts to where you need them to be.
Of course, you need to keep in mind that advanced core exercises on their own aren’t enough. You need to keep up the right lifestyle and eat the right healthy diet to achieve the results you want.
If you’re willing to eat right and give yourself whole-body fitness on a regular basis, though, then these advanced core exercises could top off your efforts and make the difference you’ve been waiting for.
When done correctly, bulking and cutting phases can help you gain muscle while losing fat and minimizing the amount of muscle that you lose. But even though it works for a lot of bodybuilders, it isn’t your only option for getting a chiseled body.
Keep reading to learn more about this strategy, and what you can do instead.
Focus on Your Intake of Carbohydrates
When it comes to successfully implementing bulking and cutting phases for a chiseled physique, you need to focus on how many carbohydrates you are eating, while at the same time reducing your overall intake of calories. […]
Working your back muscles is one of the key components to getting a toned, sexy body. If you’ve been struggling to increase muscle definition in your back, keep reading for a few of the workout moves that you should be incorporating into your exercise routine to get better results.
A wide-grip pull-up is a fantastic way to build up the muscles of your back without having to use any weights; instead, you’ll be relying upon your muscles to pull the weight of your entire body up. […]
After a tough workout, your muscles will likely feel quite sore and will need some time to recover. Failing to give your muscles adequate time to rest and rejuvenate themselves could increase your risk of injuries. Therefore, you definitely do not want to push yourself too hard when exercising. Instead, you can focus on helping your muscles recover faster after each workout so you can do it all over again sooner rather than later and keep your momentum going strong.
Stretching is necessary if you want to make your muscles recover faster, so be sure to spend a minimum of 20 minutes after every workout to stretch and cool the body down. This will help relieve tension in the muscles, and it could even help reduce soreness. […]