8 Myths About Protein

Plenty of people have a lot to say and share about protein, but those general discussions in the gym can quickly get out of hand and leave people confused and uncertain about the basic facts. For starters, protein is one of the body’s main nutrients and is taken from the amino acids in your diet …

7 ‘Super-Foods’ with some of the most Powerful Natural Anti-Aging and Recovery nutrients.

Whatever your age you need to eat well. Especially after your mid 30s. But as a bodybuilder this is even more important due to the stress that your body endures in the gym. You should look at nutrients that can naturally promote more youthful hair, nails and skin as well as better recovery from training. …

Ten Simple Tips For Losing Weight

1. Take enough carbs to be able to exercise You can’t just restrict diet. You have to exercise too, if you wish for long term success. So make sure you’re eating enough of what you need to train. 2. Don’t listen to others tips What may be right for them may not be right for …

8 Easy Ways To Look Younger for Bodybuilders

(Yes this is a serious article!). You know – some of you will think after reading the below message that ‘this is a bit girly’. And guess what? You’ll be right! But hang on second, posing and dancing to music on stage whilst wearing budgie-smugglers. (I recently saw some bodybuilders at the Mr Olympia ‘body …

How to Stop Drinking Sugar Packed Fizzy Drinks

You know, one of the hardest things when training is to avoid drinking sugar packed fizzy drinks. They just taste so good and they give you a quick buzz. To be honest, the ad slogan is almost 100% true, they almost do make the meal ‘complete’. When you’re training, much of the time, your diet …

Seen the increased feminisation of men in recent years? Seems funny but actually it isn’t

Have you noticed the increased feminisation of men in recent years? Sounds funny but actually it isn’t. This has political ramifications as well as physical. You didn’t subscribe with us for political discourse, so unfortunately we maybe should leave that discussion for another day. Regarding the physical. The reason why you, as a man have …

Been Fooled by the Protein Companies?

Bodybuilders are crazy about Whey protein. “What’s wrong with Whey protein?” I hear you ask. Nothing. It’s fine if you’re pushed for time or had a bad day and need a quick hit of protein. And…that’s IT. But it is being used by bodybuilders as a COMPLETE MUSCLE SOLUTION – which it blatantly isn’t! (If …

ARNIE FAVOURITES: SHOULDERS

Arnold presses Isn’t it great to have a exercise that bears your name! Arnold presses are dumbbell shoulder presses with a small, vital twist. To perform them, hold a dumbbell in each hand at shoulder level with your palms facing you and your elbows near your sides (like top position of dumbbell curls). Your thumbs …

3 Tips for a Biceps “Peak”

The biceps ‘peak’ looks amazing. But in most cases it’s a genetic thing. Some will train forever and never get it. This is not such a bad thing as you can still have great biceps development without it. If it’s something you want to strive for, here are a few notes on exercises that should …

Burn Calories by Drinking Water!

All bodybuilders want to keep a low bodyfat level . But aerobics is boring and impacts the joints (especially if you’re pretty muscular already). One simple habit to have is drinking ice-cold water daily. It is essential in boosting your metabolic rate and it cools down the body. The body struggles to maintain its temperature …