When it comes to the diet, everyone has different goals. Just as some of us focus on losing weight and becoming leaner, others are more interested in building mass and growing in size. This is what we call ‘bulking’. Bulking also happens to be much easier for some people than it is for others. If you are naturally an ectomorph, then that will make it hard for you to increase your weight and to grow and you will likely find that you’re naturally very slim and light. There are ways to get … [Read more...] about Critical Points To Remember When Trying To Bulk Up
Bench presses are some the best exercises that we can do and these bench press tips will totally build your upper body for the upper body. There are many reasons why the Bench Press is a fantastic exercise. You get to really use a natural movement to work your pecs, deltoids, triceps, and all of those stabilizing muscles in between these core muscles. I have written before about how there are different angles for bench press but there is also a lot of tips that can make your bench presses … [Read more...] about Bench Press Tips for better bench presses
Are you avoiding a plant-based diet because you think it is impossible to build muscle and strength? Unfortunately, this myth is alive and well. Serious bodybuilders preach eating lots of steak, chicken and other types of animal protein to build muscles. There is no mistake about it, protein is definitely required if you want to strength train and build muscle. However, your body does not care where that protein comes from. Your body uses 1 ounce of plant-based protein the same way it does … [Read more...] about Can You REALLY Build Muscle on a Plant-Based (Vegan) Diet?
Scrawny to Brawny, subtitled "The Complete Guide to Building Muscle the Natural Way," is a fitness guide for skinny men who find it close to impossible to gain muscle mass. The book caters to "hard gainers" and focuses on short workout routines involving compound exercises that work several muscles at the same time. Scrawny to Brawny also provides nutritional information on the best meals and snacks for quick muscle growth and gain. The book's fitness program emphasizes building muscles … [Read more...] about Scrawny to Brawny: The Complete Guide to Building Muscle the Natural Way Review
Michael Gales is an athlete, a boxer that now works with Everlast Nutrition and has a wealth of background in exercises and nutrition. He offered me up this article on muscle gaining that I think is spot on for anyone looking to gain muscle but may be a little confused as to what is important and what is just a refinement that will not make much difference. If you are looking to tone up and stay lean then building new muscle is what you are really after. Aside from firming you up which is … [Read more...] about 6 Most Important Muscle Building Truths