Rowing – whole body training

Advantages of rowing  Rowing is not an isolated exercise, it means that we do not work on a specific muscle during training, but we give the whole body training. It is very important that we balance our joints during rowing, so that we do not expose them to further damage, and people who have to give up running because of pain, can exercise freely on…

Do I have to eat meat to grow?

There is a belief among bodybuilding enthusiasts that meat is an integral part of the diet and without food such as steak or chicken breast you can not make good progress in the gym. This theory is firmly rooted and systematically heated by various publications appearing on internet forums or in the industry press. Is it really impossible to build impressive muscle strength or mass…

Do you want to increase mass?

If you’ve been training, eating and taking supplements for a long time, and yet your muscles do not grow, it means that you are making a mistake somewhere. Probably in the throes of the fight for a better pump in training, for another one forced by repetition, one of the important principles of mass building has escaped you. Instead of thoughtlessly adding series and weights,…

What to do not lose muscle during weight loss?

Slimming, as you know, is not so much a process of losing weight, but a series of treatments calculated to get rid of excess fat. Unfortunately, ill-conceived slimming treatments often lead to a marked loss of heavily worked musculature and make them look smaller, but not better, sculpted. How to prevent this?  __ Here you can find supplements supporting your muscles – CLICK __ The…

Simultaneous loss of fat and gaining muscle – how to reconcile?

Introduction  People often ask here how to lose fat and build muscle at the same time. The answer is usually “If you are not a beginner or you do not come back after a break, it is impossible. However, this is possible under certain circumstances. People who start their adventure with bodybuilding can easily lose a few pounds of fat while grabbing a lot of…

Alcohol and muscles

The effect of alcohol on the muscles  From the point of view of bodybuilding, alcohol has direct toxic effects on muscle and nerve tissue. The type II muscle fibers are most susceptible to alcohol damage (that is, those in which the most active hypertrophy occurs due to weight-bearing training). Alcohol disturbs the hepatic process of glucose synthesis with amino acids or lactates, called gluconeogenesis. This…

High-performance athletes should study the heart

Trained people have a different body composition (less body fat, more muscles), lower heart rate at a given intensity compared to untrained, less susceptible to injury, more efficiently using stored energy resources (glycogen, phosphocreatine, intramuscular fats), have more strength and the speed of reaction, at rest their heart is slower and blood pressure is lower. __ Here you can find supplements supporting heart – CLICK…

How to balance the reduction diet

It is well known that to lose weight, reduce the number of calories consumed. And it would seem easy, after all it would be enough not to push the fat hamburger, pizza or delicious pork knuckle, if it were not for the fact that we are passionate bodybuilders who rarely use these “great benefits” and would like to lose some unnecessary kilograms without losing so…

  An unusual case of muscle breakdown

Rhabdomyolysis is a condition that certainly threatens health and is often associated with hospitalization. It can be caused by intense physical effort, but not only. A marker of rhabdomyolysis is the level of CPK or enzyme (creatine kinase CK or CPK) occurring mainly in muscles, heart and brain.  Concept of stress at work with businessman  An elevated CPK level indicates muscle damage. Normal value is…

Structure of the skeletal muscle

Muscles build muscle tissue.  The type of tissue that builds our muscles is the skeletal striated muscle tissue (below photo) – they connect with the skeletal system – a passive movement system. The muscles maintain our figure in a vertical position, they are generators of a lot of energy. We try our best to train our figure so that our muscles are visible. Let’s see…

Short intertwined mass-sculpture cycles

A new trend in bodybuilding.  Short, interwoven cycles of mass-sculpture (de-grinding, support or reduction of fat – they are all here, all at once).  __ Here you can find some proteins – CLICK  __   The words I address are enthusiasts who take the gym very seriously and want the best results. I was inspired by the analysis of my own form over several years.…

Intense training and free radicals

Side products of the combustion process  A living organism consists of cells. The function of each of them consists mainly in burning the basic nutrients of fats, carbohydrates and oxygen. It is not just work for the job itself. To simplify the matter, I will use an analogy to have a stove in the house where we burn a tree or coal. We do not…

Gravity and muscle development

Each muscle has different phases of contraction, depending on the movement the bone is making, to which the tendon is attached.  Depending on where the muscle contraction phase performs the greatest job – we stimulate another part of it.  __ Here you can find proteins – CLICK  __ 1) CAGE  The muscles must work the most when we have arms spread sideways.  At the moment…

  Generally about muscles

they are organs that have an outstanding ability to shrink, i.e. to reduce their length. The contraction takes place under the influence of stimuli, either mechanical, like a blow, or electrical, chemical, or systemic movements, as a result of a stimulus from the nerve cells of the brain or spinal cord.  – muscles made of smooth muscle, contracting slowly and slowly returning to their original…

7 ways to force muscles to grow

For each of us, the time comes when the training plan does not work as it did at the beginning, and the muscles stop growing. How to deal with the downtime in the effects? Is it the result of mistakes made? Not necessarily! The fact that over time, using the same exercises, in the same amount, frequency and sequence, you stop seeing the effects of…

Deadlift

A deadlift is one of the most important exercises at the gym next to the barbell squat. Engages almost the whole body and one of its varieties should be included in every training plan. Why is it worth doing and what should we remember about? The best, but most often overlooked The effectiveness of deadlift in the development of muscle mass and the improvement of…

How to get shredded before summer?

Your holiday is coming fast, and the condition is still not the best? Time to roll the hardest works! Here’s a way that will allow you to quickly lose a few kilos and get ready for the summer. Do not let your beach look get spoiled by excessive adipose tissue. We present tricks that are worth using in the best form at all. GET RID…

The best exercise for ABS?

The use of isometric movement in abdominal muscle training has been a novelty for some time now. Its aim is to start deep muscles to work, which in turn are responsible not only for what our stomach looks like, but also for our health in the context of the stabilizing function of the back. What does research on the plank say? The use of the…

Split training for muscles definition

Split training is the most popular method among trainers who want to improve their figure. Despite its common knowledge is usually badly performed and finds its use in the wrong people. Split training for sculpture is very demanding and involves one to two muscle parties in one session. Scheduled exercises are often very difficult in terms of technology, and the intensity sometimes exceeds many people.…

How many times should you train weekly?

Stimulation of muscles is a process that should occur at appropriate time intervals, which in turn should use the phenomenon of super-compensation. By writing shortly, you have to do the workouts as often as your body allows, which will give you the optimal training effects and will contribute to building muscle mass much faster. After the training session, our body starts anabolic processes, which are…

Garlic for bigger muscles?!

The use of garlic in the form of a food supplement or supplementation is usually associated with the practices of our grandparents, where folk medicine ordered to eat it when it caught us in a state of reduced immunity. As research shows, certain sulfur compounds contained in the plant perform not only pro-health functions, but also show some anabolic features. Study Researchers from Japan conducted…