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Glutamine… good or bad supplement?

May 13, 2011

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Glutamine is a non essential amino acid which means the body naturally produces it but this is a supplement you may want to take provided that you are not getting enough.  One of the benefits of glutamine is the restoration … Read More

Glycogen critical for muscle growth!

May 1, 2011

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For you to build muscle a sufficient amount of glycogen should be stored in your muscles.  Glycogen is stored energy acquired from consuming carbohydrates. No matter how much protein you consume your muscles will not grow if they do not … Read More

Build Muscle with Whole Foods!

April 24, 2011

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Whole foods are obtained directly from plants and animals as opposed to processed foods, which are stripped of their natural nutrients and have artificial ingredients added.  Whole foods are profuse with micronutrient vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and phytochemicals.  Processed foods have … Read More

Compound vs. Simple/ Isolation Exercises!

April 17, 2011

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There are two types of exercises: simple/ isolation exercises and compound exercises.  Simple exercises target a specific muscle, for example, the concentration curl targets the biceps.  On the other hand, compound exercises target many muscle groups, case in point the … Read More

How fast can you build lean muscle?

April 9, 2011

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There are a lot of myths and false information floating around about the amount of lean muscle you can expect to gain per week or per month.  These myths are perpetuated by muscle building magazines and the internet.  No wonder … Read More

5 Effective Shoulder Exercises!

March 26, 2011

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In this post I will shed light on five (5) of the most effective shoulder/deltoid exercises.  They are: 1) The Lateral Arm Raise 2) The Front Dumbell Raise 3) The Handstand Pushup 4) The One Arm Dumbell Press 5) The … Read More

Five (5) Great Multivitamins to build muscle!

January 26, 2011

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Multivitamins contain important nutrients that fuel chemical reactions necessary to build muscle.  It is very difficult to get all the nutrients you need from your diet alone, hence why taking multivitamin supplements are necessary.  Below are five (5) great multivitamins … Read More

Omega 3 Fatty Acids and Muscle Growth

January 5, 2011

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The importance of protein is often stressed in the muscle building process.  However,  fats are also important to build muscle.  The body needs fat to function.  There are two types of fats: saturated fats and unsaturated fats.  Omega 3 fatty … Read More

5 Popular Myths about Building Muscle!

December 23, 2010

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Hardgainers wanting to build muscle might receive a wide variety of advice from other persons.  However, one has to be careful about what advice one follows.  Here are 5 common myths about building muscle: You can eat anything.  Ectomorphs are … Read More

Positive Attitude and Positive Thoughts = Muscle!

November 21, 2010

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A positive attitude is absolutely critical in muscle building.  It is crucial that you think positively.  It was Charles Reade who said, “sow a thought, and you reap and act; sow an act and you reap a habit; sow a … Read More