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Bicep Building 101
Bicep Building 101 Biceps....we all want them, but what’s the most effective way to get them? This short blog will give some general rules to abide by while training your biceps. It will also cover some different training frequencies and...
Less Protein = More Gains?
......Everything you need to know about protein synthesis and how manipulating it can change your gains How many times have you asked the question, “How can I put on more lean muscle mass”? And how many times have you gotten...
12X Increase in Arm Size??
12X Increase in Arm Size.....A Deeper Dive Into the Bold Claim Since its release, skeptics have questioned the remarkable claim of “12x average increase in arm size” with this revolutionary product....and for good reason, it’s a bold claim. So, lets...
The Killer Kettlebell Workout
 If your goal is to build lean muscle and get a killer fat burning, metabolism boosting workout, then there's one tool you NEED to incorporate into your routine: the Kettlebell!  This tool works to engage your entire body at once...
Top 3 Exercises to Grow Your Chest
A lot of us already have a set-in-stone routine for chest day, but mixing up your workout is a solid way to ensure you're hitting your muscles from all angles. Not only does a large chest look impressive, having a strong...
How to Make Your PreWorkout More Effective
With the popularity of "dry scooping" (scooping directly into the mouth) on the rise, it might be pretty tempting to skip out on the water when taking your preworkout. Or maybe just have a little less water with your preworkout, but...
The Top 5 Compound Back Exercises
A strong back packed with muscle is key when it comes to building size all around and giving you the physique and gains you work hard for. That's why it's important to know the best moves in order to grow these...
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.