5×5 Strength-Training Program

The 5×5 Strength-Training Routine StrongLifts 5×5 is a very simple and effective muscle- and strength-training routine. It is one of the most popular muscle-building programs. This program has three workouts a week. It uses only 5 exercises. Each workout you do three exercises with a barbell, 5 sets of each, with 5 reps. Hence 5×5.…


BCAA Supplements

BCAA – Branched Chain Amino Acids Amino acids are the building blocks of protein as protein is the building block of muscle. BCAA are three specific amino acids: Leucine, Valine and Isoleucine. They are called “branched chain” because their molecular structure is in a form of chain with branches. They belong in the group of…

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Beef Protein – For Building Muscles or Skin Care?

If you’ve noticed, most labels don’t state that the beef protein powder comes from beef meat. Because most beef protein powders don’t come from meat. Beef is the general term for the cattle group of animals such as cow, bull, and their young. The majority of beef protein powders are derived mainly from remains such…


Beware of mass gainers full of sugar

Why do some companies in the supplements industry offer so many products and mass gainers full of sugar? . Because a really few people do read the labels and the amount of sugar contained Because it is cheap to manufacture and it’s marketed as the “Newest discovery of science” Because the slowed-down metabolism will need…

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Caloric deficit and caloric surplus

If a theory contains words that sound educated, such as caloric deficit and caloric surplus, it doesn’t mean it’s correct. That’s a very popular theory, saying that if you have a calorie surplus or take more calories than you burn – you’ll gain weight, and if you have a calorie deficit or you eat less…

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Carbohydrates for energy?

In the scientific, bodybuilding, nutritionist, medical and other literature and schoolbooks, it is widely accepted that carbohydrates are the best source of energy for the body. Which is to say, they say the body should mainly get its energy from glucose. In their recommendations for daily healthy food it’s said that the greatest part, i.e.…


Cortisol, definition and role

Cortisol is a hormone which spikes during moments of physical or mental stress. It’s secretion increases during moments of heavy exertion, such as weight training or jogging, as well as in stressful situations in everyday life. There is also increased secretion of cortisol during moments of starvation and lack of sleep. Cortisol is necessary for the…


Dietary Fiber, a Must for a Hormonal Balance

Dietary fiber and the hormonal system The hormonal balance can be disrupted for many reasons. The hormonal system works so cohesively, that when one hormone goes out of balance, other hormones will too. It’s a fact that nutrition plays a great role in achieving and maintaining hormonal balance. Here we will take up a very…

Estrogen - female hormone

Estrogen, definition and role

The term estrogen (same as oestrogen) pertains to a group of chemically similar hormones which are dominant in the female body and responsible for development and maintenance of the female characteristics. Estrogen is present in the male body too, in much lower amounts. Some small amounts of testosterone are always converted into oestrogen in the…


Fat Loss

Fat Loss and Gaining Muscle Mass Fat loss is a subject of exceptional importance whether you personally need to lose fat or not. Knowing these principles you’ll be able to know how to achieve stronger body with a better physique. There are many methods of fat loss. Here we talk losing excess body fat through…