Consuming a protein supplement after weight training stimulates muscle protein synthesis more than weight training or a supplement alone. But how much protein is enough to stimulate protein synthesis and build muscle?
February 2016 FitnessRx For Men cover model and men’s physique pro Sergi Constance takes you through the ins and outs of his shoulder workout.
Protein bars are a way of life for fitness-minded people, who need quality fuel when they are on the go. While protein bars are quick and convenient, the taste and consistency of some protein bars leaves much to be desired, like a cross between Play-Doh and an unexpected gift from your pet.
Over the last decade, researchers have elucidated the fact that in order to speed up one’s metabolic rate, you must eat, not diet. Researchers have also discovered how certain individual foods and combinations can increase your fat-burning potential. One individual macronutrient, namely protein, has been found to substantially raise the metabolic rate and promote fat loss.
Crossrope is an innovative fitness company that takes jumping rope to a whole new level with its interchangeable weighted jump rope system. This patented system is designed to work for a beginner, intermediate or advanced jumper.
According to a position paper by the International Society of Sports Nutrition, there is a plethora of evidence that shows that the acute consumption of caffeine can help both strength-power and endurance activities. And for you science geeks, the proof is in the hundreds of studies published on caffeine. However, there’s no need to review all of these studies. Here are seven reasons
Hormones such as human growth hormone (GH) and testosterone have been shown to play a role in muscle hypertrophy and strength gains. One of the core training principles for muscle hypertrophy among weight trainers is short rest— less than 1 minute between sets. In 1988, anabolic hormone guru William Kraemer, Ph.D., performed a study that literally changed the world of weight training overnight.
What is the best way to lose weight? The correct answer is whatever works best for the individual. Of course, there is no ‘one size fits all’ diet, as there are people who have unique metabolic or genetic traits that predispose them to respond differently from the rest of the human herd.
Sadik Hadzovic has quickly made a name for himself as one of the top competitors in the IFBB’s Men’s Physique division. One of the staples of his world-class physique? Wide, round shoulders, one of the most important areas of focus for anyone training to build the ultimate v-taper physique.
In this video series, Clarke takes you through four variations of pushups - ranging in levels of difficulty - that you can add to your next chest and triceps workout.
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