muscle

Training
2017-08-15
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IDEAL REST INTERVAL FOR MUSCLE GROWTH

The length of rest periods in between your sets greatly determines the purpose and scope of your training. Training purposes are generally divided into three categories: hypertrophy training, strength training and endurance training. It is very important for you to understand your ambitions for training as you begin. Do you want to gain muscle, endurance, or strength? Surprisingly, just by varying your rest intervals in between your sets, you can easily focus on the category that you are aspiring to achieve. Let me explain this simple but commonly ignored part of training. If you’re looking to take hypertrophy training head on, you have to understand its basics and the science behind it. What is hypertrophy? Well, this is the increase in muscle size and mass. It is usually undertaken by body builders. So if you’re aspiring to look bigger, take on large muscle compound exercises such as squats, presses and…

Other
2017-08-15
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HOW YOU CAN GAIN MUSCLE AND LOSE WEIGHT AT THE SAME TIME

Every fitness lover and mass builder aspires to lose weight and gain muscle at the same time. It’s what we all dream of; what we crave for when we hit the gym or during our personal workout. From the go, we’ve always known that it’s to better to kill two birds with one stone. That’s why ‘recomping’, the process of gaining muscle while subsequently losing weight, is becoming quite popular today. ‘Recomping’ is a rational approach to body-building. This means it entails caloric deficit (the process through which your body uses energy to cause weight loss), at the same time optimizing and boosting the intake of macros. Macros are actually the building blocks for mass gaining as you workout. They include proteins, carbohydrates and fats. So here is where the stalemate comes in. We need to somehow eat a surplus of calories in our diet to build mass; while at…