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The Beginner’s Guide to Using Protein Powder

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Nutrition

The truth about post-workout nutrition

There are two simple principles when it comes to building muscle: You must overload them frequently and feed them appropriately. It's great to put in …

Workouts

The Ultimate List of Online Resources for Being a Better Photographer

We thought it would be helpful to put together a list of resources that photographers generally use and how they use them. This is a bit of a “living …

Carbohydrate Intake For Fat Loss – Fitness Volt Bodybuilding & Fitness News

In order to lose weight you need to put yourself in a caloric deficit. I’m sure I’m not telling you anything you didn’t already know, but what about …

11 Photo Lessons Every Pro Learned the Hard Way

Avoid making an embarrassing or expensive photographic mistake with these top tips from the pros. We spoke to professional photographers in a number …

Food Digestion: Do You Have A Healthy Digestive System?

The digestive system, as its name implies, controls the breakdown and absorption of nutrients in the body. It is made up of the GI tract (a series of …

The Target Credit Card Breach: What You Should Know

If you did some Christmas shopping at Target over the last few weeks, you’ll want to pay close attention to your credit card statements, as the …

Medical journal: 'Case closed' against vitamin pills

Vitamin industry and some researchers disagree that 'enough is enough' when it comes to supplement studies.<p>The latest studies on vitamins have some medical experts saying "case closed" — it's time for most consumers to stop wasting money on multivitamins and other supplements, because they have no …

Do You Have a Prime Lens in Your Camera Bag?

Do you own a prime lens? Every DSLR owner should have at least one fast, fixed focal length lens in their camera bag. Zoom lenses are great; they can …

Posing Guide: 21 Sample Poses for Photographing Couples

Posing Guide for Photographing Couples: Couple photography is about connection, interaction and feelings between two people. Here are some poses to …

10 Pecs-inflating Tips For a Dominant Chest Day

1 of 10<p>Edgar Artiga<p>1. Tri-ing Too Hard<p>Beware your tricky triceps. During presses, it's easy to recruit too much triceps action by allowing your …

9 mistakes made by pros that you should avoid

Mistakes are a natural part of every life. Their presence transcends things like experience, talent and high skill levels. To put it differently, …

Tips for Better Portrait Photography

There are a few techniques that help with taking portraits, and I’m going to share some of those tips with you today. Lighting, composition, camera …

Balancing Flash and Ambient Light Using an Incident Light Meter

Balancing Flash and Ambient Light Using an Incident Light Meter - step by step help on how to set up and use an incident light meter to balance …

How To Improve Your Pull-ups In 8 Weeks

One of the best (if not THE best) all-around muscle builders of the upper body is the pull-up and its abundance of variations. Arguably considered …

Triceps Exercises | Learn How You Can Big Massive Triceps

Considering that the tricep takes up approximately 2/3rds of your arm, it’d be wise to make sure it gets plenty of stimulation in the gym. After all, …

Go nuts! A handful a day may help you live longer, docs say

An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but if you want to live longer, a handful of nuts may be a better bet, researchers reported Wednesday.<p>The biggest study yet into whether nuts can add years to your life shows that people who ate nuts every day were 20 percent less likely to die from heart …

Start to See Photographically In Six Easy Steps

Be Shallow - A Guide to Wide Aperture Photography

One of the many things that often differentiates a photographer from a snap shooter is the use of depth of field. Shallow depth of field is one of …

Big Arms Fast: 4 Week Specialization Workout

Workout Summary<p>Main Goal<p>Build Muscle<p>Workout Type<p>Split<p>Training Level<p>Beginner<p>Program Duration4 weeks<p>Days Per Week<p>2<p>Time Per Workout15-30 …

Extreme Sports

Q: I’m 35 years old and started training a little less than a year ago. Before that I never really did any sports or exercise. My goal is to get bigger and exercise regularly for my health. For the first seven months or so I did a routine that a personal trainer recommended. It was […]

<b>Q: I’m 35 years old and started training a little less than a year ago. Before that I never really did any sports or exercise. My goal is to get</b> …

Muscle

How To Approach Cardio While Building Muscle

There is much debate and controversy on the subject of doing cardio while building muscle. Once and for all I am going to set the record straight. So …

12 Laws of Fat-burning for a More Chiseled Physique

1 of 12<p>1. Slash (Calories) and Burn<p><b>Step 1</b> revolves around simple math: You must eat fewer calories than your body is accustomed to in order to drop …

Learning to Love Rainy Day Photography

Rain too often gets a bad rap. Sure, it’s been known to ruin a few picnics and weddings; maybe it messed up your freshly washed car; baseball games …

More Tips on How to Take Sharp Photos

OK, now. Here’s part two of my series on how to take sharp photos – with more tips on keeping your camera steady.<p>“Boscastle” captured by Irek Kimak …

The Truth About Eating At Night & Fat Loss

“Eat breakfast like a king, eat lunch like a prince and eat dinner like a pauper.” This maxim can be attributed to nutrition writer Adelle Davis, and …

3 Simple Ways to Make Sure You're Getting Good Exposures

I’ve always been one of those people that believes we should move away from using the term “correct exposure.” Not that it doesn’t have its place; …

Landscape Photography Tips Checklist

This article is a review of landscape photography tips and techniques I’ve covered before. Have you wondered why I’m going over previously covered …