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How Many Reps to Build Muscle?

The optimal number of reps per set to achieve maximum muscle growth is a fiercely debated and disputed subject amongst the bodybuilding community. If you go to any popular bodybuilding forum and ask, “What’s the best rep range for muscle …

How to Improve Weak Pull-Ups

Pull-ups are a strength training staple and a popular compound bodyweight exercise; whether you’re building mass or cutting fat, they’re great for both, and an excellent way to measure your relative strength. They’re also notoriously difficult. If you’re able to …

How Many Carbs Should You Eat to Build Muscle?

From the mainstream media to the world of weightlifting, public opinion of carbohydrates seems to be in a state of constant flux. Are they the devil in delicious disguise? Carbohydrates are commonly misunderstood, especially concerning the role they play in …

Protein Shake Before Bed For Muscle Gain

To eat or not to eat protein before bed? It’s a good question that’s haunted bodybuilders since time immemorial. Today, I’m putting this question to rest, with some hard science. But before you start looking into optimizing protein dosing, you …

How to Get Bigger Shoulders

You could have the most amazing biceps and chest muscle development, but if your shoulders are underdeveloped, your upper body is going to look small and weak. Large, well developed shoulders really standout, and, alongside muscular lats, give that impressive …

Best Time to Drink Whey Protein Shake

So you’ve bought yourself a quality whey protein powder – now what? I see it all the time. People get their hands on a protein powder but they don’t have a clue how to use it optimally. Most of the …