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Creatine Boosts Muscle Strength

Creatine has been extensively researched and found to be a safe and useful supplement for building muscle size and strength. Like protein shakes, you won’t see results right away from supplementing with creatine. But a study published in The Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness suggests you could notice increased strength within 2 weeks. Young male […]

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PARTNERS IN MUSCLE: GRAB A FRIEND, GET RESULTS

Powered by @muscletech Let’s face it: working out alone can be a, well, very lonely experience. Though there are benefits to working out alone, they don’t outweigh the benefits of working out with a partner with similar goals. Here are some benefits to working with a training partner: Accountability: Having someone you have to answer […]

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Protein SnowBalls

Powered by @muscletech INGREDIENTS & DIRECTIONS Step 1: In a large mixing bowl, mix 140g crunchy peanut butter with 30g chopped dried strawberries. Step 2: Add 2 scoops of Vanilla Ice Cream Platinum 100% Iso Whey. Step 3: Stir in 2 tablespoons of jam, then add 1 tablespoon of almond milk to bind the dry ingredients together. Step […]

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5 STRETCHES FOR LOWER BACK PAIN

According to The American Chiropractic Association, at any given time, 31 million Americans experience lower back pain. From time to time, I am a part of those 31 million sufferers of this debilitating issue. It can affect your work, your family and your life. Not to mention it’s kind of hard to perform exercises at […]

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Fasted Cardio and Breakfast ? ?

You’ve probably heard the term ‘fasted cardio’ used when cardiovascular exercise takes place without consuming any food since the previous evening. The idea is to use the body’s fat stores for energy, but a study published in the American Journal of Physiology: Endocrinology and Metabolism suggests this might not be the best approach. Researchers at […]

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Caffeine Quickens Triathlon Performance

If you’re someone with modest daily caffeine intake, the equivalent of a couple cups of coffee a day, a study published in the International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism suggests a supplementation strategy for potentially improving Olympic-distance triathlon performance. Fourteen male and 12 female competitors supplemented with 6 mg of encapsulated caffeine per […]

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LEGS NOT GROWING? TIME TO MAKE A CHANGE!

If you’re a student of bodybuilding, you know that the concept of not just overload, but progressive overload, is critical to long-term success. That is, it isn’t enough to increase the demands on your muscle fibers. As they adapt by growing bigger and stronger, you have to continue increasing the demands made on them. Still, […]

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TIMING CASEIN FOR SIZE & STRENGTH GAINS

Like whey protein, casein is a complete protein containing all of the Essential Amino Acids. Also like whey, casein is made from cow’s milk. One major difference is casein’s rate of digestion, which is much slower than whey. This is why many active adults consume a casein protein shake before bed. A study published in […]

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Unlock Shoulder Growth With This One Move

Written by Roger Lockridge When you think of a muscle group, certain exercises quickly come to mind. For chest, it’s the barbell bench press. For legs, it’s the squat. And you can bet your last dollar that someone with a big back is no stranger to heavy barbell rows. One classic move that used to be […]

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HOW HYDRATION HELPS KEEP YOU SHARP

Hydration is especially important to middle aged and older athletes how often have a blunted perception of thirst. Drinking fluids is crucial to staying healthy and maintaining the function of every system in your body, including your heart, brain, and muscles. The benefits of exercise extend beyond physical attributes to include brain health. But these cognitive […]

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