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Building Muscle

Which Diet Burns Fat And Builds Muscle? There Are Two

ric drasin | Posted 09.26.2016 | Healthy Living
ric drasin

Read on and find out why bodybuilding led the way in this pursuit to look lean and hard. There have been so many diets over the years to lose weigh...

The 5 Muscle Groups Guys Neglect Most

Life by Daily Burn | Posted 06.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Life by Daily Burn

By K. Aleisha Fetters for Life by Daily Burn Photo: Pond5 There are some muscle groups guys love to train -- namely, the ones that look great u...

Balancing Act: How to Remain Active for Life

Jacqueline Gikow | Posted 05.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Jacqueline Gikow

Along with regular aerobic exercise and weight training, balance exercises are important as we get older (did you know that means from age 35 on?). Such exercises really can help you improve your balance and prevent the possibility of falling.

5 Things I Learned Once I Ditched Dainty Dumbbells

Charlotte Moore | Posted 01.14.2017 | Healthy Living
Charlotte Moore

It takes time, dedication and a good understanding of food macros to successfully add any kind of muscle to your body. Once you have all of these things in balance, you'll reap the rewards of feeling like a happier, healthier, stronger version of yourself.

Progress requires the tenacious pursuit of understanding. How much do you trust science?

Jacques Henri Taylor | Posted 01.05.2017 | Science
Jacques Henri Taylor

Invoking the name of science is a potent way to assure people of the validity of a method, product, service, or idea. When we read or hear "scientific...

5 Things You've Got All Wrong About Protein

Julie Upton | Posted 08.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Julie Upton

But before you start filling your shopping cart with protein-enhanced foods in the hopes that they'll help you get leaner, stronger or fitter, here are five facts to consider.

Does The Scale Matter? From Jenna Wolfe (VIDEO)

Posted 05.20.2014 | Home

Weekend Today Show News Anchor and Personal Trainer Jenna Wolfe had some refreshing and unconventional wisdom to share with us when it comes to that n...

What Gay Muscle-Boys Can Give the Planet

Marten Weber | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Marten Weber

Gay men have always been body-conscious. We need to look good to attract each other. But it turns out we don't just do it to get laid: Muscles are actually good for you.

7 Workout Mistakes You May Be Making And How To Fix Them

Jill S. Brown | Posted 11.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Jill S. Brown

The first step in breaking a bad habit -- or not developing one in the first place -- is to identify the problem. Here are seven common workout mistakes I see all the time and suggestions on how to fix them.

How to Build Muscle

Mark Sisson | Posted 07.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Sisson

So you wanna put on some lean muscle mass. And you want to do it within the context of the Primal Blueprint, but aren't sure where to start. It's a common question and it's about time I addressed it head on.

Muscle Mass Made Easy, Part 2: Two Styles Of Full-Body Training

John Romaniello | Posted 01.16.2013 | Healthy Living
John Romaniello

These two methods are similar in some ways, vastly different in others; but both are extraordinarily effective if used correctly. Applying each at the right time during your training cycles is a surefire way to allow for continued growth.

Muscle Mass Made Easy: 2 Training Methods For Beginners

John Romaniello | Posted 01.15.2013 | Healthy Living
John Romaniello

I've often said that while gaining muscle can be very difficult, it's also pretty simple -- at the heart of it, you just need to take in more energy than you expend, and use an intelligent program. This is especially true for beginners.

10 Steps To Getting Fit While Staying Happy

MeiMei Fox | Posted 10.18.2012 | Healthy Living
MeiMei Fox

In the last six weeks, I have lost several pounds, an inch of fat off my belly, and two inches off my hips. I've also gained serious muscle tone in my arms, shoulders, quads, and abs (hello, six-pack!).

The Best Exercises To Build Muscle

Manning Sumner | Posted 08.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Manning Sumner

"Frustrated" is the first word that I hear all the time from clients who are trying to build muscle. You've been hitting the gym for a few months now trying to "get big" or tone your body, but aren't seeing results.

Summer Shape Up: How to Build Muscle Fast!

Ben Greenfield | Posted 08.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Ben Greenfield

Summer means short sleeves and short shorts -- and that means revealing muscles that may have been hibernating through the winter.

Is Getting Ripped Worth It?

Quora | Posted 05.05.2012 | Health and Fitness

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Andy Johns, Quora Growth PM I think the most important point to be made about "being ripped" ...

Why You Don’t Really Want To ‘Lose Weight’

Donna Mincieli, PTI, RD | Posted 04.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Donna Mincieli, PTI, RD

Whenever a client expresses to me that they want to lose weight, I always say to them, "No, you don't -- what you really want is to thin out the layer of fat that is sitting on top of your muscle, and add more muscle to your body." Yes, all that. Let me explain.

How To Build Your Muscles

Ben Greenfield | Posted 01.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Ben Greenfield

Growing muscle doesn't mean getting "bulky!" Instead, it simply means that you are laying down lean and dense fibers that can replace fat and boost your metabolism.