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Building Muscle

What Gay Muscle-Boys Can Give the Planet

Marten Weber | Posted 04.15.2014 | Gay 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
Quora

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.