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How to Lift Lighter....and Gain More!!
You want to get the most out of your workouts. Trust me, we get it! It can be confusing when trying to find the best routine to boost those muscles and recover faster.  That's where hypertrophy comes in. You might...
How to Build Muscle Faster
We all wish there was a magic pill to get our desired results instantly.. Wouldn't that be nice? Some may think so; some may say think the grind makes us appreciate the results even more. But.. what if we told you...
4 Essential Moves to Grow Your Hamstrings
  Do you want to lift heavier, jump higher, and run faster? or maybe you're just look for a hypertrophy workout to shape the best legs of your life? Then consistently and correctly training those hammies is the way to reach...
Debunking Myths About Carbs - Know Your Facts from Fiction
  Remember that FRIENDS episode where Rachel’s sister tells Joey “A moment on the lips, forever on the hips” as he’s about to bite off a slice of pizza? For decades, carbohydrates, or carbs have been considered to be the...
Top 10 Bicep Workouts for Home or the Gym
This is not just another article that list the most basic bicep exercises to get bigger biceps. Instead, we are going to discuss bicep anatomy and how YOU can sculpt the arms of your dreams. Training hard is important, but...
Easy Protein Iced Coffee - GUILT FREE!!!
Protein Iced Coffee Shake Want a quick and easy breakfast without skimping on nutrients or just a healthy alternative to your favorite ice coffee cravings? Look no further! Give your body the protein it needs to start your day well,...
3 Ingredient Anabolic Teriyaki Chicken
3 Ingredient Anabolic Teriyaki Chicken Teriyaki Chicken without all the sugar? Yes, please! Skip the extra calories from takeout and whip out the grill to make this extremely easy yet delicious teriyaki chicken. Covered in a light teriyaki sauce, the chicken...
What do Nootropics do for the brain?
A lot of us struggle with a lack of clarity, focus, and memory retention. Why? Many of our brains today are overstimulated, nutrient deficient, and sleep deprived! You may have heard the word “nootropic” before for brain function, but what...
Does Apple Cider Vinegar Help You Lose Weight?
We’ve all heard the hype on Apple Cider Vinegar being the cure all, save all ingredient, but how much research is there to back up all this hype?
Intermittent Fasting: What method is best for maintaining lean muscle mass?
This article aims to provide you with everything you need to know about intermittent fasting in order to get started and which method of intermittent fasting is optimal for building/maintaining lean muscle mass.
Upper Body Strength and Hypertrophy Routine
6 Upper Body exercises excellent for GROWTH! Try using this routine twice a week for 4-6 weeks, gradually increasing the weight as you progress. At the end of these 4-6 weeks you should see a major difference in your strength, as well as noticeable changes in your physique.
Full Body HIIT Workout: Intense Cardio with EC Sports Athlete Dani
TIP: Do each rep focusing on the muscle group you are working HIIT is short for high-intensity interval training. High-intensity interval training is best known for its time efficiency, fat loss and calorie-burning benefits. Numerous recent studies show that HIIT workouts are comparable or better...
How to Grow your Calves
Tirelessly trying to grow your calves? We hear your frustration. Especially with most gyms closed, the idea of growing our calf muscles is taunting us. But have no fear, there are many tips and tricks you can use to grow your calves, even outside the gym! Give our latest blog a quick read to discover these tricks, and get a couple at-home calf exercises!
Choosing the Right Protein Supplement

Not all supplements are created equal. Certain supplement have higher quality ingredients that work synergistically together to maximize each other's benefits. 

Understanding what is in a supplement will help you pick the best one suited to your needs. 

Give this article a quick read so you can learn everything you need to know before choosing your next supp.

At-home-abs with EC Athlete Jesse

This week's workout video is all about abs... at home! Perform 4 sets of 10-12 reps for each exercise! This routine is sure to get your abs burning 🔥 Tag our IG @ecsportsusa if you give it a try!

Chest, Back and Biceps with EC Athlete Alex

This week's workout video and blog is all about Upper Body! We're going to be looking at exercises such as Incline Dumbbell Bench Press, Dumbbell Rows, and Chin Up's performed by EC Athlete Alex!

For all the "How-To" instructions and tips for each exercise click here!

4 Glute Building Exercises with EC Athlete Jess
In this weeks workout video we've teamed up with EC Athlete Jess to bring you 4 Glute-Building Exercises! 
Biceps, Shoulders, and Triceps with EC Athlete Alex
Beginning with bicep curls followed by an immediate shoulder press, to dumbbell shrugs and finishing with lateral raises, this upper body super set is guaranteed to leave your upper body sore.
At-Home Full Body Routine

With so much commotion going on regarding the COVID19 virus, it has fitness enthusiasts everywhere begging the question: Should you avoid the gym? The answer is…. YESHOWEVER, that does not mean you can't complete your workout. Give these 7 exercises a try for a challenging at-home full-body routine!

 

3 Chest Exercises You Haven’t Seen Before With EC Athlete Christian
Consistently performing the same exercises and increasing weight little by little per training session is a sure-fire way to grow your muscles. But sometimes it’s nice to switch up your routine, especially if you’ve been doing the same one for...
Advanced Core Exercises

We're all in search of the greatest, most effective ab exercises. 

If you've arrived at this article, your search is over. 

Hanging leg raises are quite the ab burner.