Fasted Strength Training: Good or Bad for Your Gains?

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Many people enjoy lifting weights on an empty stomach, while others shudder at the very idea. Some only have time to hit the gym early in the morning. Others just prefer fasted strength training because they don’t like the feeling of exercising after a meal or with a full stomach. In this article, you’ll learn … Read more

Bodybuilding for Skinny Guys: A Guide for Hardgainers

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Gaining weight and lean muscle mass can be difficult if you’re naturally skinny. You might be hitting the gym but not seeing the results you want on the scale or in the mirror. If you’re one of the many skinny guys and hardgainers trying to go from skinny to muscular without success, this article is … Read more

Eating for Muscle Growth: When, What, and How Much

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The three cornerstones of building muscle are training, rest, and diet. And genetics, of course. However, you can’t do much about those. Let’s ignore genetics and focus on what you can improve, mainly eating for muscle growth. Everyone likes to eat. This article is about what you should eat to give your muscles what they … Read more

How to Build Muscle and Lose Fat

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Most of us would like to build muscle and lose fat simultaneously, but is it possible? Should you focus on one thing at a time? Many people believe that accomplishing both things at the same time is close to impossible or that only absolute beginners can do it. In this article, you’ll learn why that … Read more

Macros for Cutting: Count Your Way to Fat Loss

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As a bodybuilder, you can’t subscribe to the permabulk diet if you want to see the fruits of your labor in the gym. Chances are you’re going on a cutting diet sooner or later. Whether you’re dieting for natural bodybuilding contest preparation or want to look your best shirtless, knowing how to track and adjust … Read more

The Best Protein Powder for Men and Women Over 50

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You are probably familiar with the old saying, “age is just a number.” That may be true in many instances. However, there are key differences between young and senior lifters and bodybuilders to consider when planning your protein intake to support muscle growth. The best protein powder for men and women over 50 looking to … Read more

How to Cut for Bodybuilding: Top 12 Tips for Success

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As a bodybuilder, you spend your time lifting heavy weights, building muscle, and eating a lot of food, and then you step up on stage to show off your physique. Right? At least that’s what a lot of people outside of bodybuilding believe. However, that’s only half of the process, the bulking phase. The other … Read more

How Long to Cut for Bodybuilding

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Whether you’re a competitive or casual bodybuilder, good conditioning is essential to display the fruits of your labor in the gym. You’ve been training hard to build muscle mass, and now it’s time to go on a cutting diet to lose that body fat covering your abs and get lean and shredded. But how long … Read more

Intermittent Fasting: When to Work Out

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Intermittent fasting is an increasingly popular eating pattern that involves restricting your eating to predetermined hours per day or days per week. You probably know intermittent fasting as a weight-loss method, and while it works well as such, the benefits of time-restricted eating extend to many aspects of health, aging, and disease. Exercise is an … Read more