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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. 

Carbohydrates VS Weight Loss
Should you cut out carbs in order to lose weight? Are certain carbs better than others? Give this article a quick read to learn what carbohydrates are, how they are digested in the body, and what effect they have on your weight loss goals.
Beginner HIIT Workout with EC Sports Athlete & IFBB Pro Jess
HIIT (high intensity interval training) workouts are quite possibly the most effective form of cardio out there; and EC Sports Athlete Jess loves them. If you're short on time but still want to get a good intense workout in, HIIT workouts will be a perfect fit for you!
Building Muscle on the Keto Diet

There is a myth floating around that the ketogenic diet makes it hard—if not impossible – to gain muscle. Today, in this article, we will clarify the answer to that question once and for all!

So if this question has been haunting you, or you have been thinking of trying keto but don’t want to miss out on any muscle gains… give this article a quick read!

Biceps and Triceps with EC Athlete Josh
This week we are going "back-to-the-basics" and shining the spotlight on 4 staple movements in EC Athlete Joshua's bicep/triceps routine. 
L-Arginine: An Amino Acid

For the more athletic individual, who often find themselves at the gym lifting, an L-Arginine supplement may be exactly what you need to level up your training.

In this article we will be covering commonly asked questions such as L-Arginine benefits and side effects of L-Arginine as well as who can benefit from supplementing L-Arginine and more.

Upper Body Focused Functional Stability Training with EC Athlete Cody
EC Athlete Cody showing us a few exercises he does to improve his functionality and stability while simultaneously targeting his chest, bicep, and triceps muscles.
20 Must-Have Foods for Cutting

From the authors that brought you “20 Must-Have Foods for Bulking Up”, we now bring you “20 Must-Have Food to Cut”.

If you’re trying to cut (aka lean out), here are the top 20 foods you’ll want to keep in your fridge and why. 

Leg Day with EC Athlete Cody

This week at EC Sports we're bringing you a complete leg day workout guaranteed to leave you crawling out of bed the next day.

Performed by EC Athlete Cody, we will be looking at 6 staple moves of any great leg day routine.


Top 3 Most Effective Ab Exercises

Training your core muscles is important for a number of reasons. 

Give this blog a quick read for an inside look at why you should train your core, and 3 great abdominal exercises to get you started. 

Fermented VS Non Fermented BCAA’s
BCAAs, more commonly known as branched chained amino acids, are the “building blocks” of protein and consist of three key essential amino acids: Leucine, Isoleucine, and Valine.  These “essential” amino acids are crucial for the human body and without them,...
How should you train your triceps?

When it comes to the triceps, the basics are heavy, compound barbell movements.

That means exercises such as the bench (close-grip bench press, overhead press—even dips (especially once they’re weighted).