Category: Training

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Isolation exercises for strength training require longer recovery time

Isolation exercises for strength training require longer recovery time

The more isolation exercises that strength athletes use in their workout, the longer their muscles need to recover. Sports scientists at the Universi [...]
Curcumin more glycogen, less lactic acid, more stamina, more strength

Curcumin more glycogen, less lactic acid, more stamina, more strength

Curcumin supplementation may be of interest to endurance athletes. This is suggested by a Taiwanese animal study in which a relatively low dose of cu [...]
To-failure set with light weights before your regular sets: more muscle strength, more muscle mass

To-failure set with light weights before your regular sets: more muscle strength, more muscle mass

Bodybuilders and other strength athletes can probably build more strength and muscle mass if, before doing their usual sets, they first do a set of [...]
Green lip mussel extract reduces damage to muscles after extreme exertion

Green lip mussel extract reduces damage to muscles after extreme exertion

If you take green lip mussel extract for a couple of weeks and then subject your muscles to unusually heavy exertion, you can reduce the unavoidable [...]
The best way to do interval training

The best way to do interval training

Even more explosive exertion, for even shorter bursts, with even shorter rests in between: according to sports scientists at Lillehammer University [...]
How many times a week strength athletes should  train muscle groups?

How many times a week strength athletes should train muscle groups?

As far as American sports scientist Brad Schoenfeld can tell from the literature, bodybuilders and fitness fanatics make more progression by training [...]
Building muscles without testosterone

Building muscles without testosterone

If you've got no testosterone in your body you can't build up muscles, say the textbooks. Not so, say sports scientists at the University of Maryland [...]
You benefit from strength training just as much in your 60’s as in your 30’s

You benefit from strength training just as much in your 60’s as in your 30’s

If men in their sixties start doing strength training they don't build up just as much muscle mass as men in their thirties do. But we shouldn't exag [...]
Better NO boosters contain a combination of L-arginine and L-citrulline

Better NO boosters contain a combination of L-arginine and L-citrulline

Sports supplements with amino acids designed to boost the concentration of nitrogen monoxide [NO] work better if they contain not just L-arginine or [...]
Arachidonic acid boosts anabolic stimulus of strength training

Arachidonic acid boosts anabolic stimulus of strength training

Bodybuilders who take a daily supplement containing 1.5 g arachidonic acid will speed up their muscle growth. They'll develop strength and speed more [...]
Decline bench press better for pecs than incline bench press

Decline bench press better for pecs than incline bench press

The incline bench press is almost as popular in gyms as the flat bench press, while the decline bench press is often neglected. And that's a shame: [...]
The joint effect of strength training and ginger supplementation

The joint effect of strength training and ginger supplementation

Supplementation with ginger combined with strength training reduces the damage wreaked by aggressive molecules in fat people, but the combination [...]
Bodybuilders manage twenty percent more reps with beetroot juice

Bodybuilders manage twenty percent more reps with beetroot juice

Beetroot juice is not only a good supplement for endurance athletes. Bodybuilders and other strength athletes can train more intensively by adding b [...]
Achieve better performance on low-carb diet by using L-carnitine

Achieve better performance on low-carb diet by using L-carnitine

Athletes on a low-carbohydrate diet may benefit – in the first few weeks at least – from taking a supplement containing the amino acid L-carnitine. T [...]
Cardio training boosts the effect of strength training on muscle growth

Cardio training boosts the effect of strength training on muscle growth

Under some conditions athletes can build up more muscle mass by combining strength training with cardio training, than by doing strength training al [...]
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