The ultimate shoulders workout with dumbbells

Training shoulders is simple yet most lifters seem to do it wrong. They prioritize weight over form, is either doing way too many or not enough reps, or spending too much time on pointless exercises targeting their already dominant parts of the shoulders. The ultimate shoulders workout with dumbbells is a simple program, which aimsContinue reading “The ultimate shoulders workout with dumbbells”

The ultimate dumbbells workout for arms

The arms are one of the favored muscle groups amongst many lifters. It’s visible, even when wearing a t-shirt and the exercises are often easy to do without the need for a lot of equipment. Dumbbells are one of the preferred pieces of equipment when it comes to working on the arms, and not withoutContinue reading “The ultimate dumbbells workout for arms”

What is whey protein? Everything you need to know about protein powder

We all know that protein is important but most athletes struggle with getting enough through their diet. Many use protein supplements to solve this and whey protein is by far the most popular. But what exactly is whey, is it safe, which kind is the best, and what are the benefits? Let’s find out. WhatContinue reading “What is whey protein? Everything you need to know about protein powder”

Should you drink your protein shake after or before your workout?

We all know that protein is important, but how important is the timing? Does it have any benefits if you drink your shake before your workout instead of after? Let’s find out. How much whey protein do you need? Protein powder isn’t like creatine. There aren’t any rules telling you how much to take forContinue reading “Should you drink your protein shake after or before your workout?”

Why protein is important for muscle growth

Protein consumption is key to building and maintaining muscle mass which is why protein is so important. Why does the body need protein? Protein is a part of the 3 essential macronutrients alongside fat and carbohydrates. All three are necessary for our general wellbeing, and no healthy diet excludes any of the three. Protein worksContinue reading “Why protein is important for muscle growth”

What’s water retention? – Everything you need to know

Want to know more about what water retention is, causes, remedies, and much more? What is water retention? Water usually makes up around 50-60% of an adult’s weight. When the body starts to store more fluids than that, we call it water retention. You might have experienced being swollen after a long flight or feelingContinue reading “What’s water retention? – Everything you need to know”

Can you do weight training to lose weight?

Is it possible to do weight training to lose weight? If you’re a bit like me, you’d prefer to spend your hours in the gym lifting weights instead of going out for a run when you’re trying to lose weight. But is it possible to do weight training to lose weight? Is it possible toContinue reading “Can you do weight training to lose weight?”

The benefits of working out

Ever wondered what the benefits of working out are? Wonder no more. You probably had some exceptions before you started going to the gym. Maybe you expected to get in better shape, feel happier, or maybe, something completely else. Working out and living an active lifestyle, holds many key benefits to living a healthy andContinue reading “The benefits of working out”