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muscle recuperation, Blade_nutrition

Should You Train Everyday for Maximal Gains in Muscle?

Should You Train Everyday for Maximal Gains in Muscle? Weight Training - How Much Is Too Much? “Go Heavy or Go Home.”  This is the gym slogan that been used for years in the bodybuilding...
eccentric training, blade_nutrition

Bigger Gains in Strength with 10 Weeks of Eccentric Overload

Bigger Gains in Strength with 10 Weeks of Eccentric Exercise Back in the early 90’s, there was a book called Bigger Muscles in 42 Days by Dr. Elliot Darden. The book took a revolutionary approach...
muscle recuperation, Blade_nutrition

20 or 40% Velocity : Which Stimulates Greater Muscle Mass

20 or 40% Velocity: Which Stimulates Greater Muscle Mass Maximizing the hypertrophic response to resistance training is thought to be best achieved by proper manipulation of exercise program variables including exercise selection, exercise order, length...
best bench press angle, blade Nutrition

Best Bench Press Angle for a Huge Chest

Best Bench Press Angle for a Huge Chest Just about every bodybuilder does the bench press for their chest.  The bench press is the king of exercises for building a great chest. If you are...
full body vs split body, blade_nutrition

The Revival of Old School Full Body Workouts

Split Body or Full Body Workouts Result in Similar Gains Casey Viator was a beast, yet he trained three times a week, working the whole body in one workout lasting about 2 to 2½ hours....
sleep, blade_nutrition

Explosive Lifting Turns on Different Muscle Genes than Strength Training

Explosive Lifting Turns on Different Muscle Genes than Strength Training Maximizing the hypertrophic response to resistance training is thought to be best achieved by proper manipulation of exercise program variables including exercise selection, exercise order,...
hypertrophy rep ranges, blade_nutrition

Hypertrophy Rep Range 8-12 Reps: Fact or BroScience

Hypertrophy Rep Range 8-12 Reps: Fact or BroScience Sometimes when I go to the gym, I see the same person doing the same routine every week.  Monday, I can already see the same individuals on...
testosterone, weight loss, blade_nutrition

Testosterone Important for Overweight Men Dieting

Testosterone Important for Overweight Men Dieting It’s no surprise that more and more American men are becoming obese.  One of the more shocking findings that researchers have found is that not only does obesity increase...
Highway to Huge: High or Low Reps, blade_nutrition

Highway to Huge: High or Low Reps?

Highway to Huge: High or Low Reps? If you look at many fitness websites, you will see such programs as “100-Rep Hell” or the “3 Minute Set” programs being advocated at the ultimate program for...
whey protein, blade_nutrition

New Research Discovers Whey Protein for Breakfast Better than Other Proteins

New Research Discovers Whey Protein for Breakfast Better than Other Proteins Whey is seen as a more attractive protein for use as a dietary supplement compared to casein, egg protein, tuna, or soy protein due...
sleep, blade_nutrition

Sleeping More Can Increase Performance by ~8%

Sleeping More Can Increase Performance by ~8% Sleep is one of the most neglected aspects of health for most athletes. Athletes will not think twice about staying up a little later if they can get...
protein synthesis, dieting, blade_nutrition

Do Bodybuilders Still Need to Train Heavy While Dieting for a Contest?

Do Bodybuilders Still Need to Train Heavy While Dieting for a Contest? By: Robbie Durand If you have ever seen the “sucked in” faces of competitors and the shredded abs on stage, you can see they...
anabolic cardio, blade_nutrition

Anabolic Cardio: Better results with Less Time

Anabolic Cardio: Higher GH with Less Time in the Gym Most people think that cardio is catabolic as being catabolic, but according to the newest research, cardio in conjunction with resistance exercise can enhance the...
protein, sleep, blade_nutrition

Dieter’s Sleep Better with High Protein

Dieter's Sleep Better with High Protein Just about every bodybuilder has heard that whey protein can enhance weight loss, but get ready for some exciting news, dieters taking high protein also sleep better.  Before we...
cardio and strength training, blade_nutrition

Cardio When Combined with Strength Training: Enhances Muscle Size

Cardio When Combined with Strength Training: Enhances Muscle Size For years, there has been talk among bodybuilders and strength athletes that doing both cardio and resistance exercise at the same time will halt your muscle...
fish oils, blade_nutrition

Will Adding Fish Oils to Whey Protein Increase Muscle Protein Synthesis?

Will Adding Fish Oils to Whey Protein Increase Muscle Protein Synthesis? Many athletes take whey protein, creatine, fish oils, and vitamins for optimal health and improved performance. Fish oils are rich in the long-chain...
anabolic resistance, blade_nutrition

Overcoming Anabolic Resistance

Older Athletes Have Anabolic Resistance Amino acids, which are building blocks of proteins, can be essential, non-essential or conditional. Non-essential and conditional amino acids are made in your system. Essential amino acids are found in...
5 X 5 Protocol or 25 Reps? Which is Superior for Strength Gains, blade_nutrition

5 X 5 Protocol or 25 Reps? Which is Superior for Strength Gains

5 X 5 Protocol or 25 Reps? Which is Superior for Strength Gains If you go into any gym or college training facility, you will see athletes pushing themselves to the limit.  For an athlete...
muscle strength, infinite_labs

Rock Solid: Build Muscle Strength, Not Muscle Endurance

Build Muscle Strength, Not Muscle Endurance Improvements in muscle strength have been explained by changes greater motor unit recruitment (muscle fibers recruited).  This means that as heavier weights are lifted, more muscle fibers are called...
interval training, fat loss, blade_nutrition

Best Workout to Burn Belly Fat: 4 X 20 Routine

4 X 20 Routine: Lose 1 KG of Fat What would you rather do to get ripped?  Spend an hour on the treadmill running at a slow speed or 20 minutes doing interval training.  Interval...
sleep, testosterone, blade_nutrition

Are you Sleeping enough for Optimal Testosterone Production?

Are you Sleeping enough for Optimal Testosterone Production? Not making the kind of gains you want in the gym? Your diet and training maybe flawless but there is one variable that may be missing: sleep. ...
smelling salts, blade_nutrition

Do Smelling Salts Enhance Muscle Strength?

Do Smelling Salts Enhance Muscle Strength? If you have ever been to a powerlifting meet, it's not uncommon to see a powerlifter psyching himself up before a big lift by smelling ammonia or smelling salts. ...
science of explosive lifting, blade_nutrition

The Science of Explosive Lifting for Muscle Growth

The Science of Explosive Lifting for Muscle Growth If slow movements were the key to muscle growth, why the hell do sprinters have legs like tree trunks or why does a shot putter have delts...
Factors affecting muscle growth, blade_nutrition

Factors Affecting Muscle Growth Backed by Science

Factors Affecting Muscle Growth Backed by Science     A decade ago, when scientists wanted to make a muscle grow in laboratories, they only knew of one way: tension overload.  In other words, they would take...
mTOR, blade_nutrition

Latest Research: mTOR Pathway: How to Activate for Muscle Gains

Latest Research: mTOR Pathway: How to Activate for Muscle Gains There has been a ton of new research involving the latest science on post workout nutrition, so here is one of the most recent studies...
vegan bodybuilding, blade_nutrition

How to Make Your Vegan Protein More Anabolic

How to Make Your Vegan Protein More Anabolic Skeletal muscle mass is regulated via changes in both muscle protein synthesis and muscle protein breakdown. The digestibility of the protein source is defined as the proportion...
interval training, blade_nutrition

Two Minutes of Interval Training as Effective as 30 Minutes of Cardio

Two Minutes of Interval Training as Effective as 30 Minutes of Cardio What would you rather do to get ripped?  Spend an hour on the treadmill running at a slow speed or 20 minutes doing...
vegatables, blade_nutrition

Green Mass: Vegetables Essential for Bodybuilding

Green Mass: Vegetables Essential for Bodybuilding If you examine most athlete’s and bodybuilder’s diet, you will find a large portion of the diet consists of protein’s, carbohydrates, and fats, and smaller portions of fruits and...

Tourniquet Training for Mass: Real Deal or Waste of Time

Tourniquet Training for Mass: Real Deal or Waste of Time Tourniquet training is all the rage for bodybuilders to grow their arms or legs.  I have seen guys in the in excruciating pain doing bicep...
bodybuilding during ramadan, muscle mass,blade_nutrition

Will Bodybuilding During Ramadan Result in Muscle Mass Loss?

Will Bodybuilding During Ramadan Result in Muscle Mass Loss?   Ramadan is a spiritual reflection, and it is the most sacred month for Muslims in which they fast during the day.  Ramadan fasts can vary...