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What Are the Effects of Smoking Cigarettes on Muscle Gain?

You're probably fully aware how bad smoking is for your health so you don't need to be patronised by being told it causes lung cancer, but for whatever reason, whether it be social pressure or full-blown schizophrenia, you're smoking a 20 deck a day. What effect, if any, is this having on your progress in the gym? Stimulant-effects First of all smoking regularly works as a stimulant, so your heart is beating faster, you're warmer and your metabolism is higher. This is a double edged swor...

Guy is trying to demonstrate that overtraining exists!

There is a lot of debate on one training myth that can or won't affect your workout progress; It's about overtraining! Yeah, what do you think, does overtraining really exist or not? I personally think that overtraining isn't a real thing (it's all about the amount and quality of the food that you eat) but this guy really seems to know how to prove a point.     He clearly demonstrates his statement that overtraining exists by using simple examples from day to day gym experienc...

Led Zeppelin – Rock And Roll

Led Zeppelin has a lot of great songs for workout and this one is more of a pre workout one :D. Today's workout music is more of a get into the mood for anything and this song is called "rock and roll"; Imagine that, rock & roll going hand in hand with the gym ! Let's try doing something new at the gym today.. focus on just one body part which you lack, try new exercises that stimulate the muscle growth in more than one place of that body part and just feel great on a sunny day! You re...

How to correctly perform reverse dumbbell curls on the Scott bench

If your muscle gains are visible enough and you can consider yourself as an advanced weightlifter, that's when you can try different exercises which can radically change your whole look; It all starts with small details which you didn't focus on until now like the forearms and that small part of the biceps which connects with them. So, for even bigger muscles, you have to try different exercises like the one which I'll explain today, the reverse dummbbell curl on the Scott bench. The basic s...

The army has to train too! Improvised gyms made by those who love bodybuilding

Bodybuilding is a global phenomenon which is embraced by everybody regardless of race, color or gender; Being a sport which helps people build some serious strength and also big muscles, it has been used as a part of the army's training too. Of course that when soldiers are in their main military base, having a proper gym with good equipment isn't a problem, but sometimes when you're out in a small camp near a war zone, "One must make do with what one has"! This is why lots of soldiers put th...

Don’t buy C9-T11!! There is no such thing as a miracle supplement – Here’s why

A lot of new comers to the gym want to grow big muscles as fast as they can and because they don't have patience, they usually end up taking steroids or buying those expensive bodybuilding supplements from scam sites that promise them big muscles: "Researchers found the answer on how to build muscle fast! Bla Bla" First of all, if you're a newbie at the gym and wondering how to build muscle fast, well it's not that easy to get big muscles! When you get on a fishy site like the ones which advert...

Arnold Schwarzenegger’s workout tips: Chest and back workout!

Your usual training sessions are meant to give you a bodybuilder body and they do their job but you also have to think about what you're doing and how so, that's where Arnold Schwarzenegger comes in with his workout tips which will help you in your workout and diet. Some people usually don't have the time for individual chest workouts or back workouts and that's why you should try doing a "chest and back workout" because you'll get extraordinary workout results and you don't have to trust me. J...

Romania`s miracle quads owner Alina Popa

This is a all about muscle blog so let`s talk about muscles. For today let me start with a foreign female bodybuilder named Alina Popa, a 168 cm tall romanian girl. Alina Popa had endless energy resources when she was young and she loved sports thus the start of her muscle growth. Alina began with some track running when she was 12 years old. She didn’t do competitions in track and field but in her summer holidays Alina Popa used to train 2 times a day, about 3 hours each time. She loved to spr...

Chris Hemsworth`s Workout and Diet Plan for Thor

Are you waiting to see the new movie "Thor"? Cause i sure am and i can barely wait... from the trailer it seems that "Thor" will be a blockbuster but now let`s get back to our main subject today: Chris Hemsworth, his muscle workout and his diet plan! Chris Hemsworth`s Workout for "Thor" For playing the role of Thor, Chris Hemsworth required an amazing transformation with his physique at least (we can`t doubt his talent in acting) and for that transformation Chris really gave all his energy a...

Vitamin D gets converted to a steroid hormone!

Now listen to this! If you`re a bodybuilder and want to boost your muscle size and strength you'll have to consider supplementing with Vitamin D. Vitamin D gets converted in the body to a steroid hormone: 1,25 dihydroxyvitamin D. Aren`t steroids made for bodybuilders that need more strength in the muscles?Well then it makes sense that vitamin D would have some effect on strength. This active form of vitamin D binds to something scientific like "nuclei of muscle cells" etc. but when it bind...