Are Resistance Bands Better Than Free Weights For Building Muscle? The Definitive Answer

2021-06-29T12:06:33-04:00By |Exercise Equipment, Gain Muscle|

Can you build muscle with resistance bands? Yes. Are resistance bands better than free weights for building muscle? No. Can you build three times as much muscle with resistance bands? Absolutely no! And as you'll learn in this post, both science and observation back up these answers. But if this is true, then why do resistance bands seem so popular these days and why do you hear so many people claiming bands are better?

The Best Split Routine For Building Muscle

2021-03-28T13:58:23-04:00By |bodybuilding, Gain Muscle, Weight Training|

It's possible to build a lot of muscle with no split routine at all. Full body workouts have their place, especially for beginners, for time efficiency and for "back to basics" strength training. But suppose you have a physique and visual aesthetics  goal and decided to go with a body part split. What is the best split routine for building muscle?

How Often Should You Eat Protein To Maximize Muscle Growth… And Why Fasting Can Hold Back Your Gains

2020-07-30T20:08:04-04:00By |Food & Nutrition, Gain Muscle|

How often should you eat protein if your goal is to maximize muscle gains? If you've been persuaded by trendy diets like intermittent fasting, you might think protein frequency and distribution don't matter. "Just [...]

Why It’s Possible To Gain Muscle Lifting Light Weights For High Reps… And The 1 Key To Making It Happen

2020-07-30T21:08:11-04:00By |bodybuilding, Gain Muscle, Weight Training|

Most people believe that if they don’t lift heavy, they’ll never gain muscle. High rep, light weight training has always been thought of as for endurance or toning. Some people would even say, "Lifting light is for wimps." Science now shows that you can build muscle with light weights if you do 1 thing

The Shocking Truth About Electrical Muscle Stimulation (EMS) To Build Muscle And Burn Fat

2021-04-08T10:01:41-04:00By |Abs, Gain Muscle, Hall of Shame|

The "Shocking" truth about electrical muscle stimulation (EMS). Shocking. Get it?  Sorry, bad pun - I couldn't resist. But this deserves to be poked fun at. "Attach electrodes to your belly, turn on the current, [...]

Progressive Overload Weight Training Without Injury: How To Build Muscle While Staying Out Of The Doctor’s Office!

2021-02-02T17:16:12-05:00By |bodybuilding, Featured, Gain Muscle|

Once you’ve planned out a weight training routine that follows all the best practices of good program design, the single most important thing you can do to gain muscle is consistently apply the principle of [...]

How To Gain Muscle Without Lifting Heavy: 7 Overlooked Overload Strategies

2021-02-02T17:21:19-05:00By |bodybuilding, Featured, Gain Muscle, Weight Training|

How do you make your muscles grow? That’s easy! All you have to do is lift more weight every time you go into the gym. Everyone knows that. Just keep getting stronger! If you gradually [...]

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