Blogs about Building Muscle

This Is What Happens When You Don’t Eat After A Workout

Most nutritionists recommend eating something within 30 minutes after a workout. Your body, after using up its available energy, needs to be refueled. Specifically with carbs and protein—for energy and to repair the microdamage that exercise does to your muscles. 

What is the best way to firm up and tone your body?

The best way to firm up and tone your body is through conditioning and resistance training. You can do this using bodyweight and weights. If you don’t have a specific goal of increasing strength or muscular endurance, but just want to feel tighter and look better, then the specific rep (repetition) range that you should be lifting should be between 8-12 reps. Now that doesn’t mean you lift just any weight for that many reps.

Tips for Growing Muscles the Natural Way

There are many tips around the web on how to lose weight. However, little is written on how to gain weight. It’s obvious why that is. Only 2% of the American population wants to gain weight according to data from the National Center for Health Statistics gathered between 2007 and 2010.

Tips for Building Muscle

Muscle Building: Introduction

Does Masturbation Affect BodyBuilding or Muscle Growth

The world of bodybuilding is full of myths and falsehoods, and one of the most prevalent ones is that masturbation affects muscle growth. In fact, this couldn't be further from the truth! Masturbation is a healthy and beneficial activity that can help you to perform at optimal levels.

Strength Training Will Keep You Young

Many people today are continually looking for a magical quick-fix to weight loss, maintenance of health, youthful appearance, and vitality.

What are “Good” Carbs and what are Bad “Carbs”?

Why Casein is Important For Lean Muscle Mass

As we age, we lose muscle.  We lose 15% a decade after 50 and 20% a decade after 60.  Body builders have always known the importance of casein for creating lean muscle mass.  Why use casein verses whey?  What is it? It is what mostly makes up milk.  Milk is 80% casein and 20% whey.  

Understanding the Master’s Hammer and Chisel Portion Nutrition

One of the most frequent questions when people start a new nutrition program is how to handle portion control.

Resolutions that Can Change Your New Year!

Each year many of us set resolutions for the new year and don’t see much change.