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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).

What Is A Supplement Stack?

What are the benefits to stacking supplements?

What is the best stack for gaining muscle?

What is the best stack for fat loss?

Read more here. 

IFBB Bikini Pro Jess TOP Shoulder Exercises
IFBB Bikini Pro Jess's favorite day of the week is shoulder day! You can probably tell that just by her perfectly sculpted shoulders though... In this blog,  IFBB Bikini Pro Jess will demonstrate how to do dumbbell single-arm lateral raises, dumbbell...
Staying Fit through the Holidays

With all these delicious festivities going on, it can be hard to stay on track with your fitness goals and refuse to indulge in all sorts of tempting treats. 

In this article we are going to provide 7 helpful tips to keep you on track with your goals throughout the holiday season.

Adam’s Top Tips for Training Chest

EC Athlete Adam Powell is no stranger to training chest, in fact, we’re pretty sure it’s one of his favorite groups to hit.

Adam knows how important it is to not only train, but train correctly. That’s why when he hits his chest workouts for the week; he makes sure he follows these 3 tips...

EC Sports - Inside the Facility
Take a peek inside the EC Sports Facility. From our home to yours, know where your supplements come from.
20 Must-Have Foods for Bulking Up
If you’re looking to gain lean muscle mass, you should focus on getting regular exercise and eating in a caloric surplus of muscle-building foods. Here are the top 20 foods for gaining lean muscle
ThermoShred: The All-Natural Thermoge..
Most thermogenic fat burners are loaded with caffeine, which tends to lead to a caffeine crash a few hours after taking the substance. ThermoShred, however, uses 99 percent pure caffeine derived from green tea and green coffee beans. We combined this natural caffeine….

TRX workouts incorporate one’s own body weight in order to build strength and muscle. TRX straps are highly portable, making it easy to do this workout virtually anywhere with an available mounted bar or door frame. And because TRX workouts heavily rely on an individual’s body weight, they can be easily manipulated to accommodate a variety of fitness levels.

Hump Day is Leg Day

In this article I will include my favorite exercises for building muscle, and adding some serious mass to your legs.

Now eat up, and get to the gym, you have legs to build!

ADVANCED: Chest, Shoulders, & Triceps
Ah Mondays, the dreaded start of the week when all us working souls head back to our 9-5’s. After a long day at work, it’s nice to have something to look forward too. For me, that “something” is the gym....
FULL PUSH - Total Domination Upper Body Workout

Everyone loves a good leg day, but upper body days are just as important.

And just like leg day has its many benefits, training upper body has many benefits too.

Back Day Burn Out
If you’re yearning for that nice V-shaped back, here is a great routine which includes some of our favorite back exercises that will help you achieve that, coveted, perfect V-shape.
The "Can't Walk Tomorrow" Leg Day Workout

We’re calling this one the “can’t walk tomorrow booty day” workout.

In this leg/booty workout, we will take a look at four different super sets that are guaranteed to leave you crawling out of the gym.

Pre-Workout Nutrition What to Eat Before the Gym & Why

What you eat prior to exercise is important. Your pre-workout meal will help you maximize your performance and minimize muscle damage.

Here is everything you need to know about pre-workout nutrition.

5 Effective Fat Shredding Exercises

The best exercises to do when trying to lose weight are full body exercises that keep your whole body moving and your heart rate up.

Here we are going to give you 5 great exercises that targeting fat loss, help improve your metabolism, mobility, stamina and overall strength.

Top 5 Best Bicep Workouts - Get Killer Biceps with these 5 Bicep Exercises
If you’re reading this article, it’s safe to assume that you either don’t have the biceps you want yet or are looking for some new exercises to add to your routine. The biceps, while they may not be the strongest muscle group in the body, they are arguably the best “show” muscles.