Lifting weights in a fasted state is possible, but is it ideal? Read this article for all the details on how to train fasted effectively and hear about my own personal experiences with fasted vs fed training.
L-carnitine has been shown to increase fat oxidation and allow the body to use more fat as fuel while preserving muscle glycogen, but only when taken with carbs. Let's look at how and why to supplement with l-carnitine.
Ecdysteroids, such as Turkesterone and 20-hydroxyecdysone, have been shown to aid in muscle gain and fat loss. Is it all hype? Are there side effects? Take a look at the research.
In this case study we find that wearing a weighted vest while dieting may lead to increased fat loss and muscle retention. Thank you to IFBB Pro, Eric Lee Salazar for being the guinea pig.
Carb backloading may allow the body to more effectively utilize carbs for recovery & glycogen replenishment, instead of storing them as fat.
Intermittent Fasting is awesome and has many benefits that i'll touch on. I'm not doing I.F. for my cut this year. Here's why...
Aside from the dozens of incredible advantages the deadlift offers (all of which we’ll cover today), there’s something incredibly exhilarating about picking heavy objects off the ground. Ripping off a heavy barbell off the floor is among the best things you can experience (well, in the gym, anyways), and seeing your strength climb up steadily is oh so satisfying.
In short term studies, Ashwagandha has been shown to have qualities beneficial for bodybuilding such as inducing fat loss, strength, and muscle gain.
For the longest time, diet gurus and internet marketers have tried to sell us the fairy-tale of boosting one’s metabolism. [...]