At this point, many of us have found new and creative ways to modify our daily routines in spite of the limitations of social distancing, and exercise is no exception. No gym? No problem! Just go running. Ride your bike. Dust off the roller blades. Take walks. Stream a fitness or yoga class. Cardio it up... But what if your goal is to build or maintain muscle mass? The good news is, you can still maintain (and even build) muscle even without access to a gym or heavy weights. Read on to learn the best body weight workout techniques, nutrition, and supplements for supporting muscle growth.
Want to know how to reverse nearly 40 years of aging? Simple. Lift heavy stuff. That’s right: muscle is so important because, aside from just helping you to look lean and sexy, it’s actually been associated with your ability to live a long time. Strength training decreases the rate at which telomeres, the end caps […]
The Misunderstood, Misused Darlings Of The Supplement Industry (& How *Not* To Waste Your Money Or Damage Your Health With Amino Acids).
by Ben Greenfield They're the new darling of the supplement industry. They're purported to give massive amounts of clean energy, muscle repair and recovery, neurotransmitter precursors, better performance when in ketosis and much more – all without ingesting barely a single calorie. Lance Armstrong, George Hincapie and Viatcheslav Eckimov all used a regimen of them […]
Everything You Need to Know About How to Use Amino Acids for Muscle Gain, Appetite Control, Injury Repair, Ketosis and More
by Ben Greenfield It seems these days that the building blocks of proteins, affectionately known as “amino acids”, are viewed as tiny little gold nuggets that bestow superhuman powers upon anyone lucky enough to stumble upon them in a sports gel, capsule, fizzy drink or cocktail. After all, these little guys are starting to get […]