If you’re 100% serious about your goal to build huge biceps triceps and abs, and developing a truly impressive physique then you should definitely be aware of the 5 main ways that alcohol is slowing down your gains… 1) It negatively affects protein synthesis. Protein synthesis is the process where amino acids are joined together [...]
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I haven’t met too many guys (or women) who are trying to build muscle really slowly. It’s human nature to want to see the fastest possible results for the effort you’re putting out, whether you’re talking about bodybuilding, your career or even planting a garden. Some things need to be done slowly, but others, like [...]
Those with perfect bodies have the following: muscles, a symmetrical and balanced shape, and abs that are well defined. Basically, the idea is to be ripped to the bone and maybe even a little shredded. For those who are unsure of where to begin, I’ll assist you by discussing the points you should concentrate on, [...]
To ignite your muscle gains through the room you must learn the rules to skyrocketing your testosterone levels through the roof. In this post we’ll be returning to one of my favorite anabolic targets: high volume training combined with multi-joint training. Why is testosterone so important? Consider it the ultimate male hormone responsible for everything [...]
Before you just pop into the gym and start throwing weights around, you should understand exactly how your body builds muscle. I’m not suggesting that you become a biophysicist but a basic understanding of your own body is crucial to building a program that will net you maximum gains. Muscle Growth 101 This may be [...]
It is an inevitable fact that as you work towards your fitness goals, you will eventually hit a plateau, normally this occurs when you’ve been training for a good while and you have nearly reached your ideal fitness level. At this point, it’s too easy to think that that’s it – you’ve reached your level, [...]
There’s nothing worse than the feeling of putting it all in your workouts but not getting anything in return. If you feel like you’ve not made any progress, then you’re in the right place. The motivation that was once there is now gone, and your results just aren’t the same. If this is an adequate [...]
Becoming familiar with the muscles that make up your body has more benefits than simply allowing you to talk shop with your training partners. The more familiar you are with the muscles you’re working, the better you’ll be able to judge what’s needed to make improvements. Chest & Upper Back Although they are two distinct [...]
The muscle building process is dominated, quite rightly of course, by the forms of weight training we undertake. Let’s face it, you are never going to develop a huge muscular physique by chomping down on a couple of lettuce leaves then taking a brisk walk are you? However, when it comes to getting ripped and [...]
Here at Ripped and Muscular we focus on the training and development of every muscle group. However, for the purposes of this post we are going to focus on the tricep. Later on in the post you will find access to a number of great articles and features surrounding how best to add mass to [...]
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