Friday, November 17, 2017

Muscle Building Strategy: Lean Bulk

In part one of this mini series, I looked at bulking and cutting as a method to gain muscle and then shed fat. In part two, I looked at the leangains...

Muscle Building and Fat Loss: Part 2

I posed the question in the first article Is It Possible To Build Muscle and Lose Fat? I aim to answer that question, and look at ways that this may be...

Round 19: Are All Calories Equal? IIFYM Vs Clean Eating

What is more important, what you eat or how much you eat? Is a calorie a calorie? Does the IIFYM approach work the...

Non-Linear Periodization And Overtraining

If gaining muscle is on the forefront of your goals, this series I’m about to embark on is just for you. It doesn’t...

How To Do Drop Sets For Maximum Muscle Growth

Of the many methods of training to be employed by bodybuilders and fitness enthusiasts alike, the drop set is one that is almost...

Extending Time Of Protein Synthesis

If there is one thing I’ve tried to make very clear the last couple of months it’s that maximizing protein synthesis is very...

The Bench Press Vs The Dumbbell Fly

Now that I’ve covered the squat vs the leg press, traditional vs sumo deadlifts and pull ups vs pulldowns, the next logical exercise...

Dips Vs Bench Press: The Best Chest Building Exercise

The writers here at Lifestyle and Strength were asked in a recent round table discussion what the best chest building and sculpting exercises...

Round 11: Is It Better To Lose Fat Or Build Muscle First?

Is it better to lose fat or build muscle first? Dara: This one depends on where you are starting from. If you are overweight and...

Compound Vs Isolation Movements

If you’ve been following this Vs series then you know that I’ve been putting exercises against one another to see if the most...