How much protein should you eat on rest days? Should you take protein supplement on non workout days? What about creatine - can that be taken on rest days? Should you just workout everyday for maximum growth? In this issue, I discuss the role of rest days for growth in order to answer all these common questions.
A simple framework to manage your diet. Find the right balance of Diet Quality and Diet Quantity.
Discipline can build you a life of freedom. In fact, discipline is the only way you can become free. Let's redefine the meaning of discipline - and see how it can be a liberating thing.
When it comes to "bulking", there are two camps of people. One who swear by "dirty bulking" - these are the old school kind. "Eat big to get big" bros. The other group is more rational, they do not get swayed by the "old school advice" and instead follow a lean bulking approach. So what exactly is the difference between lean bulking and dirty bulking, and what is the correct way to bulk for a natural lifter. This edition of Hypertroph Insights will clear it up for you.
For the common masses, cardio has become synonymous with fat loss. “You want to lose weight? Start running!”, is by far the most common fat-loss advice you will get. As of 2019, the mainstream image is that cardio is what you do to lose fat and get “toned”. Whereas, weight training is what you do to build muscle and look “bulky”. Naturally, with such a reputation in the air, most women stay away from lifting weights and stick to the treadmill, and maybe a couple of belly exercises at best.
Designing a good workout plan that gives you optimal results is something that needs a good deal of thought. I hear ya, your local gym trainer has an impressive physique and he just recommends hitting one muscle group a day as hard as you can. It worked for him, right? Isn’t that enough? Well, not really.