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Carbohydrates

Carbohydrate is just as important as protein for muscle building. It is the major fuel you use for lifting weights. During an intense workout you may deplete more than half of your glycogen reserves in your muscles. The only way you can restock your glycogen is by eating carbohydrates. without it, you will feel weak, fatigued and unable to lift weights heavy enough to stimulate muscle growth.When you eat plenty of carbohydrates, your glycogen stores fill up and encourage...

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3 Exercises for BIGGER Triceps.

Those that want bigger triceps can't rely on pushdowns alone. Many people in the gym attempt to train their triceps to death by doing set after set on the rope pushdowns.What people don't realize is that doing pushdowns puts stress only on the outside head of the triceps, so if that is all you do you aren't going to see the development you are hoping for.As the name "TRI-cep" suggests, the muscle has three heads- the upper inside, lower...

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Cardio. Discomfort is mandatory.

Cardio is one of the most important things that you can do for your body. To be a champion in contemporary bodybuilding, one MUST do cardio.As a competitive athlete, here is my opinion on some common cardio conundrums.When do I do cardio?Personally I believe cardio to be most effective when it is done first thing in the morning on an empty stomach. Your body has not had any type of carbohydrate fuel for hours, since you were sleeping, so...

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Rich Piana 5% Nutrition 5150 Kill It!

5% Nutrition is a popular brand with wide range of products. One of which I shall be reviewing for you today! Absorb aims to create products to adhere to their three basic rules of well-being – regular physical activity, good nutrition & substantial recovery.5150 Pre-Workout claims to provide ‘explosive power, heightened focus, prolonged pumps, accelerate recovery, assist in delay of fatigue & removal of toxins’.This product is quite heavy on the beta-alanine, with around 2.5g per 12.4g serving –...

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