Recently we received the following question from a reader: “I’ve always thought that adding muscle speeds up your metabolism. But then I read this isn’t correct. So what’s the truth: Does increasing your muscle mass really increase your metabolism?” -Phil, Vancouver For as long as I can remember, a lot of people have believed that […]
Some protein sources are better than others, according to science. Here’s how to tell whether a protein is—or isn’t—high quality.
Protein is important for building muscle (and losing fat). But what do you do on a vegetarian diet? Eric Helms, Ph.D, shares how to follow a plant-based diet and still get all the protein, vitamins, and nutrients your body needs.
Underrated and underused, resistance band exercises can upgrade your workout without needing weights. Here’s how to use them to build more muscle, improve flexibility, and upgrade your workout.
You can grow bigger arms without lots of curls. This high frequency biceps builder get results, and can even be used with two simple bodyweight exercises.
The fitness industry could learn something from movies. Science is valuable, but so are proven muscle building techniques.
Building muscle doesn’t just “happen.” You must force growth by using this proven technique that will add size to any stalled workout program and even help fat loss.
If you need help creating a better diet, start with protein. This guide tells you what you need, why you need it and the best protein sources for your diet.
Looking for the best workout plan might be fun, but it’s not as effective as doing the one that works. Here’s what you should consider for the best results.
Only have 30 minutes in a day to exercise? Here’s how you can train for less time and still make progress towards goals like building muscle or burning fat.
If you’ve read a diet book, seen a nutritionist, or hired a personal trainer, you’ve probably been told that in order to lose weight or gain muscle you need to eat more often. Maybe you were told, “eat five to six small meals per day” or that eating big meals was no good for your […]