At its core, fasting isn’t any more complicated than simply taking a break from eating, and intermittent fasting can be thought of as occasionally taking a break form eating. However, there are nuances to fasting, and these nuances determine whether or not fasting is right for you or will ‘work’ for you. In this sense I think fasting is very similar to weight … [Read more...] about Fasting and Weight Training
So you may be thinking "What is 'uniform muscle growth?" - and to answer your question I would say - Uniform muscle growth is the EXACT opposite of the type of muscle growth you normally see in someone who is weight training. Contraction dependent muscle growth (also called work induced muscle growth) is "Non-Uniform Muscle growth". Using new measurement techniques we are … [Read more...] about Uniform Muscle Growth – A sign of Steroid Use?
One last muscle building post for this week. Obvious fact...unplanned breaks from working out suck. (Mostly because they typically happen as a result of an injury). But here's the truth about lay offs - They can actually help you build muscle. Now, I know that mentally time off from training can be really, really tough, but physically they may hold a lot of … [Read more...] about Muscle Building And Lay Offs
The first step in having an awesome body is determining your goals. This is much harder then it sounds, but in order to OWN YOUR GOALS (a key part of being awesome) you have to know what they are first. And here's the trick. You have to pretend that they are all MUTUALLY EXCLUSIVE. Here's an example. Having a great bench press and having a massive chest CAN NOT be … [Read more...] about How to get an awesome body
I'll be honest with you...with BCAA's becoming popular again I had high hopes that there was some new research proving there worth... I was really excited that there was something new...some new research that was really well designed that showed actual changed in Lean Muscle Mass, or even better maybe MRI quantified cross-sectional area (that would be awesome!) but alas, … [Read more...] about BCAA’s revisted…kind of