The Ideal Ranges For Time Under Tension

The Ideal Ranges For Time Under Tension

Varying the tempo on an exercise to manipulate the time under tension (TUT) is an excellent tool for building muscle and busting plateaus. It is also a great trick for making your in-home workouts more challenging if you are limited to a few lightweight dumbbells. TUT...
Muscle vs. Fat: What’s The Difference?

Muscle vs. Fat: What’s The Difference?

Which weighs more, muscle or fat? If you answered “they weigh the same”, you are correct. The difference is that muscle is denser so it takes up less space. To put it another way, if you gained 5 pounds of muscle and lost 5 pounds of fat, your body weight would stay...
Benefits Of Supplementing With Creatine

Benefits Of Supplementing With Creatine

What Is Creatine? Creatine is an amino acid (amino acids are the building blocks of protein) which is made in the body by the liver and kidneys and is derived by supplementation or from foods like wild game, fish such as tuna and salmon, chicken and lean red meat....
Squats: The King Of All Exercises

Squats: The King Of All Exercises

There are few movements as effective for building muscle, gaining strength and increasing power as the squat. They are one of the most fundamental compound movements in strength training. If you are not currently including them in your workout routine, you need to be....