Experiencing difficulty gaining lean mass can be very frustrating, as some believe gaining weight should be easy. To help, here are five of the best calorie dense foods for hard gainers.
Being a hard-gainer, someone who has difficulty gaining lean mass, can be an extremely frustrating situation. For one thing, many people simply don't understand it. After all, most people fight to lose weight; the idea of someone actively trying to gain weight just seems ridiculous. But, the struggle is real. Often, along with properly designed workouts, hard-gainers need to make very specific food choices. To help in your pursuit of impressive gains, here are five of the best calorie d...Read More
Bulking may seem easy, but it can be a difficult process to meet your calorie requirements. Getting so many calories through food can be tough, so here's how to drink your calories instead.
In theory, bulking seems like it would be incredibly easy and – more importantly – lots of fun. The reality, though, is that eating all those extra calories that you need to gain weight can be an overwhelming, time-consuming and expensive venture. Just to put this into perspective, consider this: An average-sized guy might need to eat close to 3000 calories each day to gain any noticeable weight. That averages out to about 95oz of chicken breast each day. The solution, then, is to drink...Read More
Even when you have a solid workout schedule – a habit that you've worked hard to cultivate and reinforce – finding the energy to make it through those intense workouts can still be a very real challenge. After all, you also need to work and take care of your family and fulfil all of your other daily obligations. And then go kill it at the gym. So, how can you do it? How can you maintain your energy levels for those intense workouts? Here are just a few tips. Overall Diet Design While ...Read More
You don’t need to put your fitness goals on hold just because you can’t make it to the gym. Here's how you can challenge yourself with bodyweight exercises to build muscle.
Contrary to what many people believe, you don’t need to put your fitness goals on hold just because you can’t make it to the gym. Your body is all you need to develop strength and build muscle. If you have access to pull up bars and dip bars in a park, or at home, that’s a bonus, but not a necessity. In this article, we’ll discuss how you can challenge yourself with bodyweight exercises to build muscle. We’ll list some of the best muscle building bodyweight exercises, but more important...Read More
The latest fitness statistics reveal that around 43 percent of women in America exercise three times or more per week. There are lots of reasons why women start working out. Often, though, appearance has something to do with it. It's extremely common for women (and men) to set out on their fitness journey, looking to increase muscle tone and shed body fat or, put more simply, to get “toned.” Unfortunately, most of the advice flooding the internet intended to help you tone up is just pla...Read More
Believe it or not, you don't need access to an expensive gym to build muscle. What you do need is a basic understanding of some principles and a set of dumbbells. Muscle is built through the application of three simple rules. To build muscle you must progressively lift heavier and heavier weights provide your body with enough nutrients provide your body with enough rest to utilize those nutrients and repair damaged tissue The first rule is formally known as progressive tension over...Read More