Category Archives: Muscle Building

Girl lifting light weights resized

Debunking The Myths Of Free Weights

In any gym, you have the cardio machines, a section populated by both men and women. Then you have the nautilus or other pulley and weight machines – populated by mostly women and alder men. Then you have the free weights – almost always a

gym rules

3 Rules For Acceptable Gym Behavior

Some gyms are bright and shiny, with a huge staff of trainers and other employees who can answer any question you have (or may ever think of having) with lots of large printed signs telling you everything you can do, can’t do, should do and

flat bench press

How To Perform The Flat Bench Press Correctly

The flat bench press is one of the most popular weight training exercises. Therefore, it is essential that you learn the correct barbell bench press technique in order to get the best results and to ensure you minimise the risk of injury. In covering the

Cardio Workouts for Men

The Importance Of Cardio Workouts For Men

You see it at the gym every day. Guys are sweating it out, pumping the iron for all they are worth. Muscles are massive and biceps are bulging. But what about the most important muscle in your body – the heart muscle? Weight lifting isn’t

safety at the gym

Staying Safe At The Gym

We all think of going to the gym as a healthy choice, but it is also a place that can be filled with hidden dangers and many risks of injury. Fitness centers that are not well maintained can be dangerous if they allow you to

personal trainer

Do You Need A Personal Trainer?

Getting that body back in shape is going to take commitment, sweat and some knowledge of the best exercises that will help you achieve your goals. If you are feeling like the gym might be a bit intimidating to tackle on your own, perhaps a

What You Should Know About Muscle Building Program

What You Should Know About Muscle Building Program

Even a fifth grader would know that to build muscles one must indulge in weight training. But muscle building program is much more than just lifting weights as gaining lean muscle mass is not a herculean task. If you follow a right approach and proper

Cortisol - The Muscle Building Destroyer

Cortisol – The Muscle Building Destroyer

The ability to build muscle is largely controlled by hormones produced within the body. Testosterone is the number one hormone that controls how much muscle your body is able to produce and is talked about over and over again, however there is not a whole lot

Why 99% of Muscle Building Routines Fail

Why 99% of Muscle Building Routines Fail

There are literally tens of thousands of different muscle building routines floating around the Internet, magazines, television and society. The problem with most of them is that 99% of the time you are simply given a list of exercises and the accompanying sets and reps and

Low Testosterone Symptoms

Low Testosterone Symptoms

There are many low testosterone symptoms that can help identify if you have a problems with low testosterone production in your body. Low testosterone in men can be a major cause of health problems, both physical and mental. What Is Testosterone? Testosterone is generally considered

Breathe During Bodybuilding Exercises

How to Breathe During Bodybuilding Exercises

When performing bodybuilding exercises the standard recommendation is to, ‘breathe out on exertion’, which means breathing out when the weight is being lifted. However, there are some exceptions to this rule which leads some people to say, ‘Just make sure you breathe continuously when performing