Category Archives: Bodybuilding

tips for avoiding back pain when weight lifting

3 Tips to Prevent Back Pain While Weight Lifting

Anybody who has experienced back pain knows how much it can affect your daily life. It can be particularly frustrating dealing with back pain when trying to work towards fitness goals. If you’re dealing with post-exercise back pain, you’ll be relieved to know that there are steps you can take to both reduce existing pain, […]

how to build muscle and burn fat at the same time

How to Build Muscle and Lose Fat at the Same Time

Can you build muscle and burn fat at the same time? According to new studies, yes, you can. In this short video, Jeff Nippard investigates what’s necessary to achieve both goals. Credit: YouTube So it seems that building muscle and losing fat at the same time is more than possible for 4 groups of people: […]

myofibrillar vs sarcoplasmic hypertrophy

Sarcoplasmic vs Myofibrillar Muscle Growth: What’s the Difference?

What’s the difference between sarcoplasmic hypertrophy and myofibrillar hypertrophy? Well, they’re both muscle growth, as the word “hypertrophy” refers to the growth or enlargement of an organ or tissue, due to the increase in size of its cells. But, at the same time, they couldn’t be more different, and you may want to focus more on one […]

scientists invent new fat loss pill

Scientists have developed a pill which ‘forces the body to burn fat’

Scientists have developed a new drug that stops the process of fat storage in the body, which could help tackle heart disease, cancer and dementia. In a study on mice, the animals given the drug managed to stay lean even when they maintained a high-fat diet. The pill – named PO53 – causes fats like cholesterol to be burned up […]

how to train shoulders for mass

The Most Effective Way to Train Shoulders (Video)

Shoulders are a prioritised body part for bodybuilders, physique models and male gym-goers that want to build a strong, masculine “V-taper”. But what’s the most effective way to add muscle mass to the shoulders? In this video, fitness YouTuber and bodybuilder Jeff Nippard continues his Science Explained series by delving into the studies based around […]

tricked by grenade protein bars

How we’ve all been tricked by Grenade Protein Bars

Most protein bars suck. They’re chewy, dry and taste nothing like the mouth-watering names and flavours they’re labelled under. Grenade Bars, however, are something else. Unlike other protein bars, Grenade Bars are really damn good, and don’t require consistent sips of water to assist in what seems like never-ending mastication that other protein bars require. You may have […]

How Does Alcohol Affect Fat Loss, Muscle Growth & Testosterone? (Video) 3

How Does Alcohol Affect Fat Loss, Muscle Growth & Testosterone? (Video)

The effects of alcohol on muscle growth, fat loss and testosterone levels. Does drinking alcohol affect muscle growth and fat loss? In this video, Jeff Nippard takes a look at the studies carried out on the affect that alcohol has on muscle growth, fat loss and testosterone levels. Credit: YouTube Does alcohol affect fat loss? It’s important […]