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Month: October 2018

WORKOUT: Armed for action

Your arms are involved in every upper body workout, which means they’re exposed to seriously heavy weights during back and chest sessions. That’s why your dedicated arm training sessions can generally focus more on developing definition, rather than size. It is also an opportunity to work on your grip strength so that you can pull […]

Over training

Are you overtrained or under-recovered? There’s a difference…

Overtraining is a term often used, but just how concerned should you be about this condition? How much training is too much? Look for these common signs to determine if you’re overtrained. In the context of exercise and training, doing “too much” can relate to volume, both in terms of time or total distance, and […]

The mass builder’s shopping list

Eating for mass can be exhausting. Physically consuming the volume of food required to hit your daily calorie target is often the hardest part of a mass-building diet. Recommended calorie intakes for those looking to gain significant size, particularly hard gainers, often exceed 3500 calories a day during a mass building phase, which is an […]