Rich Gaspari Introduces MyoFusion Advanced Protein Powder
MyoFusion Advanced Protein exemplifies Gaspari Nutrition's never-ending commitment to progress. CEO Rich Gaspari's determination to develop the cleanest and ...
BioLayne Product Review - Adidas Adipower Lifting Shoes
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Athlete Motivation: Opportunity To Be The BEST
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Sagittarius Horoscope for Thursday, June 26, 2014
Thursday, June 26, 2014 - It seems like everyone wants to spend time with you now because you know how to kick up your heels and have fun while still remaining emotionally available. However, you can avoid the stress of being in such high demand today by redirecting the subject of a conversation away from your feelings and onto the concerns of others. Your cleverness allows you to skip through the day, but be careful that you don't sacrifice the needs of your heart in the process.
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The 15 Most Important Exercises For Men
Every guy who’s into fitness has some methodology, piece of equipment, or program they like over anything else. Some like to circuit train every day, some follow bodybuilding protocols, and still others participate in any number of fitness trends and fads. However, there is a list of exercises that has withstood the test of time, and these moves have become staples in every serious lifter’s plan.
10 Hidden Physique Killers
Not every so-called "bodybuilder-friendly" food is all it's cracked up to be - and some seemingly unhealthy eats can actually be good for you.
The 20-30-40 Minute Workout
Keeping your hard-earned progress intact in the midst of a hectic schedule doesn’t have to be difcult as long as you focus on working the right muscle groups. The idea is to implement a three-day schedule that relies primarily on heavy, multi-joint exercises performed circuit-style to burn more calories and fat. “The smartest choice you can make is a high-intensity full-body plan that stimulates as many muscle fibers as possible,” Bell says.
Two Supersets to Six-Pack Abs
Sets – 5 Reps – Hold 30 sec. Plank it up: The plank may not be as alluring as dragon flags or inverted situps, but it holds value beyond the gym’s flavor of the week or your favorite Rocky training montage. Because planks increase positional strength along your transverse abdominis, they condition your abs to hold closer to your spine at rest. This will leave you with a flatter stomach and, probably, a few pairs of saggy jeans to chuck into the Goodwill bag. By supersetting this with the ab wheel for 30 seconds at a time, your transverse abs—the deep core muscles—get a double dose of gruesome but waistline-whittling work.
10 Ways to Train Like a Legend
When you sleep you're in an anabolic (muscle-building) state that's optimal for growth. “Your ultimate goal would be a quality night’s sleep between seven and nine hours,” says Kenn. “If you have a full work day ahead of you before you go to the gym, I would highly recommend a minimum of seven hours of sleep,” he adds. Whether you train in the morning, at night, or both, be sure to get some z's.
Boost the Testosterone Within
It’s not surprising that a killer workout can flood your veins with muscle-building T. It’s the physiological reward for getting under the bar and pushing yourself to your limits. How much of a hormonal response you get depends on the amount of muscle you use, as well as the training intensity and volume. In other words, you need to move big heavy weights to get the maximum test boost.
Best Pre-Workout Foods
Bananas “They’re nature’s PowerBar,” boasts Dr. Louise Burke, head of Sports Nutrition at the Australian Institute of Sport and coauthor of The Complete Guide to Food for Sports Performance: Peak Nutrition for Your Sport . Bananas are loaded with digestible carbohydrates (read: fuel) and are packed with potassium, which aids in maintaining nerve and muscle function. The body doesn’t store potassium for very long, so a medium banana before a workout will help keep nutrient levels high. Villacorta especially recommends bananas for morning exercisers: “Get up and eat a medium banana with 1/2 cup of Greek yogurt. Wait about 30 minutes and then hit the gym. Your body will need the carbohydrates and protein.”
7 Tips for Building Muscle & Burning Fat
Follow these tips for gaining muscle mass while shredding body fat.
5 Things You Should Know About Eggs
2| While a yolk carries all of an egg's five grams of fat and 186 mg of cholesterol, it also packs about half the egg's six grams of protein, as well as its payload of amino acids and vitamins A, B, D, E, and K. This is why many lifters opt for whole eggs plus added whites.
Supplement Spotlight: Fuel Up with These Pre-Workouts
Excess body fat isn’t good for much except this: It’s a great source of workout fuel. The key is to get your body to let go of this stored energy pre- and post-workout. These supps provide a two-for-one, helping fuel workouts with your own fat. • Raspberry Ketones Rising in popularity, raspberry ketones can increase metabolic rate and release fat from storage. • Capsicum Sometimes listed as capsaicin, this supplement from chili peppers helps drive up your metabolic rate so you naturally burn more calories. • Green Coffee Bean Extract This fat burner contains a higher concentration of chlorogenic acid than do roasted beans. This is the chemical that works with caffeine to release and burn body fat.
Instant Muscle: Dumbbell Ideas
Sometimes you need to break habits, and dumbbells can be the perfect substitute for your usual equipment on your favorite lifts, unlocking better (and safer) gains. For instance, upright rows are nearly always done with a barbell, but that can place shearing forces on your shoulder joints and often result in rotator cuff injuries. The dumbbell version is safer because your arms move freely; your body decides the right range of motion.
Hidetada Yamagishi : Team Gaspari IFBB Pro
Here I am only 10days out from Chicago Pro 212 and all I can say is I'm feeling great! I wrote about my past mistake ( overtraining, under eating etc...) in my previous blog. I learned enough and now I am training with Charles Glass and I just started working my nutrition with IFBB pro guru George Farah. Well, let my physique make the noise. See you in 10days!
The Best Time to Take Creatine - Born Fitness
While the aforementioned study insinuated that after was better, at this time the “just take it at any time” or maybe more appropriately, “take it when it works for you” is the best way to go. Many people take supplements that include creatine, so if that’s in your pre- or post- workout drink, you should receive all the benefits. Optimal dosing still appears to be between 2 to 5 grams per day. You can “load” for the first 5 to 7 days to help saturate your cells, but beyond that there’s no benefit to taking large amounts. So save your money and take the smaller dose; it’ll still offer maximum results.
The Drive (and Despair) of The Rock: Dwayne Johnson on His Depression, Decision to Fire Agents and Paul Walker's Death - Hollywood Reporter
He also is preparing a second autobiography, following his 2000 best-seller The Rock Says . The new, untitled volume is out in the fall, and in addition to his film career, it may go into his 2008 divorce, which plunged him into a third depression — though he doesn't go into details of his breakup. "Once I manned up and became accountable for the mess I was in, that's when it all hit me," he says. "What kind of dad does this make me? What kind of man will I now become? Failing at marriage and as a husband was a heavy thing, and divorce had that special way of knocking me on my ass."
Macronutrients for More Muscle Mass
When it's comes to building strength and muscle mass , it’s not just about the weights you’re putting on the bar – proper nutrition is 75% or more of the whole process. But even those who realize the importance of nutrition can get it wrong by overcomplicating things. You try this diet and that diet because someone recommended it but are you really examining the diet on its merits? Is it meeting your needs in terms of recovery and overall goals? Bring it back to basics by focusing on the importance of the three macronutrients and a little bit of strategic supplementation.
I wrote customer support late Friday night after I couldn't see my back issues. They got back to me immediately and let me know that back issues will be available this week. Awesome to hear back so quickly otherwise digging the new updated app!
3 Overrated Supplements - Born Fitness
That doesn’t mean glutamine is without benefits. It can help your immune system, but in terms of fitness goals (beyond staying healthy), you won’t see any benefit. Most importantly to the marketing hype, your body tightly regulates the amount of glutamine your muscles actually get. Thus, glutamine does not induce increased muscle protein synthesis.
JYM Shred JYM at Bodybuilding.com
When you’re ready to elevate your shred and torch some serious body fat, there are three things you need: a solid training program, like my Shortcut to Shred workouts; a solid diet, like my Shortcut to Shred nutrition plan; and a solid supplement regimen to supercharge the fat loss you've initiated through hard work and clean eating. Shred JYM is that entire supplement regimen in one fat-blasting formula. It's a powerfully dosed, fully loaded fat-loss weapon built with six synergistic ingredients. It's my personal fat-loss blend.*
4 Ways to Become Better - Born Fitness
How does giving more make your life better? Giving is the ultimate test of passion. When you do something with no expectation in return, you easily find what fuels you. (And conversely, what doesn’t.) You also learn about your ability to communicate, lead, and follow tasks that might be outside of your comfort zone. All of these are valuable but oftentimes they are learned in a pressure situation, like your job. When you can build capabilities in a less stressful situation (such as when you’re volunteering your time), you remove many of those barriers and grow as a person in ways you would never expect. Many of my best lessons in leadership came not from running a company but while tutoring inner city children during my spare time.
Chest Full of Junk
Junk that builds up in the pecs, and especially the pectoralis minor, can lock your shoulders and arms so that your range of motion (ROM) is compromised. Restoring proper ROM means that more actual muscle fibers are stimulated during exercise and your pecs can experience greater growth. Your rhomboids do the opposite of the pecs since they are attached between your shoulder blades and pull your scapula toward your spine. It’s important to work the junk out of them, too. Packing these two techniques together can really open up the shoulders and help you better stabilize heavy loads.
Healthy Recipes: No-bake Protein Cookies and Egg Nog - Born Fitness
And yet, for some people the ability to indulge is limited by the fear of undoing your hard work. Or guilt and anxiety results by the mere the thought of limitation, especially during times of celebration. Even if you know you should “Enjoy these cookies,” the well-intentioned freedom and encouragement is met with resistance and stress. In my approach, dessert doesn’t happen every day, so there’s no need to hold back when you eat something that isn’t healthy. But snacking does happen enough that sometimes it’s good to have healthy variations that trick your taste buds into enjoying what you eat without a second thought.
Roelly Winklaar Blasts Legs
Roelly Winklaar proves why he's called "The Beast", as he blasts through an intense leg workout with no rest periods between sets, preparing for the 2014 IFBB Wings of Strength Chicago Pro.
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The Summer Body Project: Exercise Guide
While standing with feet at shoulder width, grab the bar with a slightly wider than shoulder width grip while resting the bar across your traps/upperback. Hold your chest up and out, pull shoulder blades together, and lift the bar off the rack using knees and hips. Take a step or two back, landing with feet shoulder width apart and toes pointed out slightly. While keeping elbows high and heels on the floor, squat down until thighs are parallel to the ground. Then, extend hips and knees upward maintaining the same posture until you reach the starting position.
How to Recover from 6 Relationship Screwups
No matter how well you perform as a loving and attentive boyfriend or husband, you’re bound by the universal laws of relationships—a space governed by forces such as forgetfulness and failed promises. When you screw up, your woman will rightly cast you into the doghouse. (What can we say? To echo Tupac: That’s just the way it is.) But, assuming you’re not the kind of guy who enjoys life in the metaphorical backyard, you’ll want to bounce back not only fast but also with a stronger relationship than before. Thanks to psychologist and relationship expert Seth Meyers, Psy.D., and Steve Santagati, author of The Manual: A True Bad Boy Explains How Men Think, Date, and Mate , here’s how to rebound from the clumsiest of behavior.
Protein Power: How to Make Salmon Six Ways
Want some omega-3s with that lean protein? Whether you’re a fish-cooking virgin or simply need some salmon recipes that don’t feel stale, we’ve got you covered.
Julie & Fighter Diet
I just wanted to share my before-after picture : I started Fighter Diet a little bit more than a year ago and surely won’t eat any other way ever! Thanks Pauline, my life started to change for the better the day I saw this ad of you and FD in Oxygen mag; I’ve finally found the lifestyle I want to keep for years and years. Myself a kinesiologist and personal trainer, I recommend this diet to anyone who ask me about my “secret” ” Julie Bee
How To Train For Maximum Muscle Growth
As a former skinny lad, I know the ups and downs of the muscle-building process all too well. I've been there and done that. Fast-forward years later, and I've helped dozens of guys pack on muscle. They initially come to me with preconceived notions on the best way to build muscle—high volume, low volume, proper splits, specific set and rep schemes, and on and on. I help them go back to the basics to explore what makes muscle grow.
NBA Draft: How Are the Top Draftees Training?
Parker and Andrew Wiggins are expected to be the first two players selected in Thursday’s draft held at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Both were joined at a pre-Draft event in New York City along with other potential top picks. Among them was 2014 Naismith Men’s College Basketball Player of the Year Doug McDermott, who is projected to go in the top 10 to 15.
Adam is a New York Times Best Selling author and an award-winning fitness and nutrition writer and editor. Named ”one of the most influential people in health”, Bornstein was previously the editorial director for LIVESTRONG.COM and the fitness editor for Men’s Health magazine. He is the author of Man 2.0: Engineering the Alpha, as well as 5 other health and fitness books. Bornstein is also the founder of Born Fitness, a health and fitness publishing and consulting company. He has appeared on Good Morning America and E! News. For more about Bornstein, visit www.bornfitness.com
The Guardians of the Galaxy Workout
"Chris' athleticism is amazing, he is incredibly disciplined and his work ethic is phenomenal. " says Gaver. "He isn’t the client you have to push; He is the type of client you have to pull down. If you were to walk into the gym when he was training, you would have thought for sure you’ve got a guy getting ready for the NFL Combine."
Eduardo Correa's Tricep Injury and Recovery, Part 2
With only 10 days to the 2013 Mr. Olympia Eduardo seriously injured his tricep. Yet he still competed in excruciating pain. This is the story of the injury and his determination to come back from this setback better than ever.
Lifetime's 'Raising Asia' Child Star Docuseries to Premiere in July
Lifetime is feeding off of the success of its reality show “Dance Moms” and giving viewers a behind-the-scenes look at raising one of TV’s emerging child prodigies.
Get Ripped Like Trey Songz: Music Video Workout
Trey Songz is already a pro in the recording studio, but he's also out to prove he's got some skills in the gym. Check out how he trained for his ''Na Na'' music video and implement some of his moves into your regimen!
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Laughing Makes Your Brain Work Better
Laughter is great not just for your mood, but for your gray matter, says a new study out of Loma Linda U., where a group of adults who watched a funny video for 30 minutes did better on unrelated short-term- memory tests afterward than a separate group who’d just sat twiddling their thumbs.
Rear Delts Makeover
The high-pulley cable reverse flye is a gym gem that trains the rear delts with smooth, constant tension. For increased effectiveness, make sure that the pulleys are set just above head height for your first set. On the sets that follow, adjust the pulleys down a click, which slightly alters the manner in which the rear delts are recruited. You’ll finish with the reverse pec deck. By this point, your rear delts are likely toast but your core musculature is bound to be highly fatigued from all the standing resistance. The seated comforts and fixed range of motion of the reverse pec deck allow you to hit your rear delts for a few more sets.
The World Cup's 25 Fittest Players
Well, to be clear, these guys are all ludicrously fit. Maybe the one exception would've been Brazilian Ronaldo in his final World Cup in 1998, in which people started calling him Fat Ronaldo, an unfortunate nickname for one of the best scorers of all time. Regardless, all of the guys in the 2014 World Cup can run punishing sprints for hours on end, but which ones are the fastest and have the most talent and precision that can take their respective teams to higher levels? Here’s a list of some of the best players to watch in the tournament.
The Fit Five: Today's Most Popular Diets, Explained
"Elimination diets remove a food or food group from the diet. This type of diet is often used to help diagnose a food allergy or intolerance. Once the food or food group is excluded from the diet for a period of weeks to months, the client is monitored for symptom relief. If adverse effects persist, then it's likely the suspected food or food group is not responsible for causing the symptoms. When food groups are eliminated from the diet, special attention should be paid for developing vitamin and mineral deficiencies."
Getting Shredded Ebook - Born Fitness
“I’ve been working out for a long, long time, but when I have training-related questions I turn to Adam Bornstein. Adam possesses encyclopedic knowledge of training and nutrition, which is great, but the real reason I turn to him is because he isn’t dogmatic in his instruction. Fitness isn’t a black or white proposition, and he is among a handful of trainers who sees the full spectrum of greys between the two. That kind of agnosticism isn’t too common these days, but then Adam isn’t your common trainer.”
Inflate Your Upper Pecs
If you’re not already doing these pec pounding moves, here are a few more reasons.
Born Fitness Business Newsletter - Born Fitness
In all honesty, being a businessman has become the backbone of my business. Born Fitness consulting specializes in helping companies grow in areas where previous attempts have failed. We work with both large corporate partners and individuals, and the work we do has provided us with lots of insights, thoughts, and strategies that paste the walls and inboxes of the Born Fitness offices.
FLEX July Issue: Sneak Peek!
The July issue of FLEX Magazine is in stores now! Here's a sneak peek of what we have waiting for you. Be sure to pick up your copy today!
Flex Lewis Back Attack
Lewis does sets of rack deadlifts with 315 and 405, and a set with 495. The bar begins each rep from power-rack supports set just above his knees. He uses straps, chalk, a belt with FLEX LEWIS on the back and his iPod. “Deads off the floor is a different exercise, and it works glutes and hams, too. Deads off a rack works lower back. I’ve always done them explosive. I psych myself up so much that I go completely blank. I don’t know what I do with reps. I have my training partners tell me.” I count for him. He knocks out 11, plates clattering, banging each rep off the supports.
CrossFit Competitions: How To Prepare To Perform Your Best
Heading to your local box to do the house WOD is one thing, but learning how to prepare your mind and body for a competition is an entirely different beast. Here's how to prepare for a CrossFit competition!
Your 6 Secrets to Big Arms - MuscleMag
Let me apologize in advance if you thought these four biceps exercises were going to somehow deliver magical results. They won’t. But allow me to fill you in on a secret that longtime bodybuilders know that few newcomers care to believe: It’s more than just the exercises you do that matter most. That’s right, selecting the best exercises is just one variable that affects your overall success in building big arms. You want to know the others? Here’s a summary: