Category Archives: Muscle Growth

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: […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Steve Cook explains how he was screwed over by BodyBuilding.com

If you spend any time watching fitness videos on YouTube, there’s no doubt you’ve come across Steve Cook before. For those of you who aren’t familiar, Steve has played a huge role in the fitness industry over the last decade. As well as being an American IFBB professional physique competitor, coming 5th at the 2014 […]

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 […]

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Why Can’t I Feel My Abs When Doing Ab Exercises?

Can’t feel your abs when doing ab exercises? You’re not alone, and there are a number of potential reasons why you’re facing this problem… 1. You’re hip-hinging, not ab-crunching. One of the most common mistakes made when performing exercises like the standard sit-up or crunch, is recruiting the hip flexors instead of the abdominal muscles. If […]