muscle gain

Smart training is hard training, but hard training is not necessarily smart training.
Focusing on sets and reps takes your attention away from what matters most when it comes to building size.
To fully stimulate a muscle, you must challenge it across its entire contractile range, and this guide will show you how to do it.
Your genetics were done and dusted well before you were old enough to read this. So why worry about them? Focus on what you can do.
Return to the golden era of bodybuilding with a full month's worth of old-school, hardcore workouts, chock full of exercises that have withstood the test of time.
In all honesty, the amount of fat you have is largely determined not by training, but by diet.
Choose a viable workout program, and do it religiously. Bust your butt, rest on non-workout days, and eat like you want it.
If you're inexperienced, starting a new program can be scary. I'll get you going down the right path. I'll begin by addressing three realities that should keep your efforts sensible and productive.
My fiance is a hard gainer, but we don't have endless money and he doesn't have endless time to eat, so here's how we solve the problem.
Athletes often go through a strength or bulking phase, followed by a weight loss or cutting phase. The question is how to keep muscle while losing fat. Science looks at one strategy.
Don't be afraid to say it - hypertrophy. You might have a use for it. In fact, it could be great for building muscle, leaning out, and boosting your health. Here's how I advise you do it.
We hear a lot about supplements, but here's a new one that actually works to build strength and lean body mass - phosphatidic acid. Here's the latest news on this supplement.
After last week when I wrote about how we're all eating too much protein, I kept digging further - this time it's about how to time your protein intake for best growth of lean muscle mass.
Derek Tresize is a competitive bodybuilder and a vegan. So how do you build muscle if you don't eat animal protein? Derek explains how and shares a sample meal plan to get you started.
We need to train smart. This means knowing how nutrition works and how to utilize it for your own fitness and strength gains. So, here is my list of the top 10 foods to help you gain more muscle.
Common belief is that lifting heavy will trigger testosterone and growth hormone in the body, building more muscle. Now, science say it may just "bro knowledge" after all?
Another classic question from a reader: how should you eat to gain muscle and how best to track your improvements? The answer comes from powerlifting champion Coach Chris Duffin.