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

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

Is Cardio Bad for Your Strength Training?

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Key Points: A recent meta-analysis investigated if cardio training affected strength gains in the squat and leg press. Based on 27 studies, combining cardio and strength training did not negatively affect strength gains in untrained participants. In trained participants, combining cardio and strength training resulted in slightly smaller strength gains. However, this effect was only … Read more

How to Cut: Lose Fat and Keep Your Muscle Mass

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Do you want to lose fat and keep your muscle? Sure you do. That is one of the main goals of most people you see in the gym sweating next to you. If you want to show off the physique you have built in the gym, you need to shed the layer of fat that … Read more