Supplements To Lose Weight and Burn Fat: Do They Work?

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Supplements for weight loss, do they work? That’s the topic of the day. In this article, I’m going to take a close look at a recent review of supplements marketed as weight loss products, fat-burners, and calorie-blockers. After reading it, you’ll know which ones are worth your hard-earned money, which might have an effect even … Read more

Building Muscle in a Caloric Balance vs. Bulking

Build muscle in a caloric balance

Can you build muscle in a caloric balance, and how does it compare to bulking? That’s what today’s question from Eskil is about: Can you talk about the difference between building muscle while in a caloric balance vs. bulking? That is, being in a caloric surplus. I answer this question in the video below, but … Read more

Powerlifting ABC: A Complete Training Program for Powerlifting!

Powerlifting ABC training program

Say hello to our newest training program: Powerlifting ABC! Powerlifting ABC is an 11 week long powerlifting program, divided into four weeks of preparatory training, four weeks of specialization, and three weeks of peaking – which culminates in a competition (or max attempts). The program is available in 3- and 4-day versions, where the volume increases … Read more

Dietary Supplements to Gain Muscle and Strength

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Do dietary supplements make you big and strong? No, they don’t. No legal supplement will make you bigger or stronger by itself. You can’t pop a pill and expect to have it build muscle for you.  However, combined with strength training, a select few can help you build muscle and grow stronger. Which ones are … Read more

Protein Needs Based on Fat-Free Mass?

Protein needs and fat-free mass

Today we’ve got a question on protein needs, from Stefan in Sweden. He writes: “If I understand correctly, protein intake is often mentioned in terms of grams of protein per kilo of bodyweight, for instance 2 grams per kilo. Wouldn’t fat-free mass be a more relevant metric, since a person at 80 kilos would have … Read more

Q&A: Long Term Training Considerations for Powerlifters – with Alexander Eriksson

Alexander Eriksson on powerlifting training

We reached out to Alexander Eriksson (@ae.power) – the reigning European champion, and general powerlifting mastermind – to pick his brain on powerlifting training in the long-term perspective. Class in session! Q: How should a powerlifters’ training change over the years, as they move from being a beginner to advanced? Alex: – Powerlifting stands out as … Read more

StrengthLog’s Full-Body Hypertrophy

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StrengthLog’s Full-Body Hypertrophy is a full-body program. Full-body training might just be the most time-efficient way to structure your workouts if you have two or three days a week at your disposal to spend in the gym.  After a workout, you add new muscle protein as a result of your efforts for about 24 hours. … Read more