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How to Take BCAA Supplements

When you start looking at health supplements, you get bombarded with many funky words. Creatine! GABA! Nitric oxide! BCAAs! You almost need a chemistry degree to be a fitness enthusiast! Not quite, though. I’m here for you. A few of those I’ve talked about before. Today, let’s look at BCAAs. Should you take BCAAs? If […]

Venus Factor Diet Review – Does it Really Work?

  There is a whole slew of diet programs out there which are better at lightening your wallet than trimming your waistline. The other day, my girlfriend found the Venus Factor diet. She was intrigued and started to try it out. Now, this is not her first foray into fitness. In fact, she is a […]

Should You Take Pre Workout Before Running or Cardio?

Pre-workout supplements are a good way to step up your game and hit the weights so hard they’ll fly into space. However, they are not for everyone. Perhaps more importantly, they may not be good in every situation. An oft-asked question is whether or not pre-workouts are good for cardio, running, swimming, or other similar […]

The Best Muscle Groups to Workout Together and Maximize Your Gains!

Except for your tongue, no muscle works alone. When your biceps contract, your triceps relax, and vice versa. Also, some muscles synergize with others to help them out. What does this have to do with you? If you want more effective workouts, exercise your muscles in groups! By grouping the target muscles in a workout, […]

How to Build Muscles Faster at Home

If you want to get fit, chances are that you want to build more muscles. That’s true even if you want to burn fat. Muscles require calories, even while resting! But, many people think that you need to go to the gym to get strong quickly. Or that you can work out at home, but […]

Best Pre Workout Meals for Muscle Gain

Like fueling your car before a race or studying before a test, you should feed your body before working out. When improperly fed, your workout and recovery suffers. Your glycogen stores won’t be full so you can’t push as hard. Then, after the workout, your muscles may enter a catabolic state and eat themselves for […]

Best Triceps Workout for Mass and Size

Anyone who has ever gone to the gym for, say, an HIIT workout, has seen a nearly endless sea of guys doing nothing but bicep work. Curls for the gurls, they might say. Bringing that dumbbell up then back down. Pick up heavy things and put them back down. Sure, big biceps are nice. But […]

HIIT Workout for Runners

I haven’t met a runner who didn’t want to run better. Perhaps they wanted to run faster. Or they wanted to be able to run further. All of them wanted to be better runners. Improving your running seems easy, right? Just run a little faster or further each time? Sure, that’ll get your times down. […]

HIIT Workouts to do at the Gym

HIIT workouts are pretty darn effective at building endurance, strength, and a sweet toned bod. They’re also pretty darn tough. But that means that you get an hour and a half of exercise done in twenty minutes. Or less! Sounds pretty good, right? I mean, it took me that long to walk to class sometimes. […]


How to Stay Fit as a Full Time Student Early mornings, late nights, endless studying, stressful exams… Don’t you love the student life? All of this stress makes it easy for us to cave in and make unhealthy choices and eventually leads us into a very damaging lifestyle. To put it in perspective, 70% of college […]

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