Tag: Strength Workout

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The Truth About Protein Supplements : Muscle Building Or Fat Gaining?
Protein shakes, and other protein supplements, are ubiquitous. They’re sold at fitness centers, nutrition stores, grocery stores, pharmacies, and online. It’s common practice to down a protein shake at the gym, or at home following a workout. Protein supplements hold promise that they’ll optimize muscle-building, which ties in neatly with the premise that weight training […]
Study Shows That There Are No Limits To The Benefits of Exercise
Previously, we discussed a recent study that measured the effects of a sedentary lifestyle. The study yielded surprising results, namely that being sedentary had a greater risk of death than cardiovascular disease, smoking and diabetes. Researchers of the study believe that being unfit and sedentary should be treated as a disease, which needs a prescription. […]
Fitness Trends For 2019
An annual survey of fitness and health professionals was conducted by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), and its findings illuminate the top trends in fitness and health. The survey includes answers from more than 2,000 pros from all over the world who represent all commercial, corporate, community and clinical sectors of the industry. […]
Part 4-How Vegetarians Who Want To Build Muscle Can Reach Their Protein Intake Levels
In our comprehensive series of posts centered around building muscle, we’ve already covered how to calculate your ideal caloric intake, and its optimal breakdown into protein, fat, and carbohydrate intake levels. But what about vegetarians (and their many variations)? Where can they tap into sufficient protein sources? In this article, we’ll take a look at […]
Part 3-Building Muscle By Calculating Daily Carbohydrates Intake
In our previous posts, we looked at the surprisingly technical process of building muscle by first calculating optimal daily caloric intake levels, and determining the necessary daily amount of protein and fat necessary to reach your target goal. In this article, we’ll tell you how to meet your daily carbohydrate intake level. As a reminder, […]
Part 2-How To Build Muscle By Calculating Daily Protein and Fat Intakes
In the first post in this series, we explain the first step in building muscle, which is calculating your caloric surplus – up and beyond your daily maintenance caloric intake level – that’s necessary for you to gain muscle at the rate that you want. In this article, we take things further, and break down […]
Part 1-How to Build Muscle By Calculating Your Daily Caloric Intake (Even On A Vegetarian Diet!)
Protein is an essential nutrient necessary for not only building muscle, but also for losing fat. Gaining muscle might be your objective, so in this multi-post series, we’ll tell step-by-step how to build muscle, starting with this article that will teach you how to calculate the number of calories you should consume in order to […]
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