BodyBuilding

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What is carb loading and how to do it successfully: The complete guide

It is no longer a secret that nutrition plays a tremendous role in your health and overall performance. Carb loading is a short-term strategy that can help improve your performance. This strategy is often used by bodybuilding competitors, runners and many other athletes. Some people wonder if carb cycling is a myth and others doubt …

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6 Features to look out for when choosing your gym shoes (buyer’s guide)

Pretty gym wear is one thing but shoes that help you get results is another! Choosing the right gym shoes is very important, not only to minimise injuries and strain on the feet and back but to also obtain stability and support. When you feel safe lifting heavy weights then you feel more confident to …

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Anabolic Steroids: Uses, Misuses and dangers

What are Anabolic Steroids? Anabolic steroids are a synthetic substance that mimics the male hormone testosterone. Regarding fitness, the misconception is that they will help you bulk-up instantly but the truth is that you will not build muscle unless you put in the work. Having more testosterone enables you to simply build more muscle but …

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Bodybuilding: How to do progressive overloading?

What is progressive overload? Progressive overload simply refers to a gradual increase in weights. For example, one day you’ll lift 10kg on a shoulder press and once your body has adapted, the 10kg will no longer be heavy enough. Therefore, you should increase your weights to progress further. Consequently, forcing our bodies to grow and …

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Are you fat-protein efficient? How legitimate is metabolic typing?

It is becoming more apparent every day that difficult words are being used to confuse people more and more. What is a metabolic typing diet? Ignore the difficult name, because in simple terms this is a diet that is tailored to your body type. We will go into more depth about these in just a …

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