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How Much Protein Can Your Muscles Absorb In One Sitting?

Here’s what you should really do if you want to maximize your gains<p>It would seem logical that the more protein you pack away during a meal, the bigger your muscles would grow.<p>But your body doesn’t work that way. There’s a certain amount of protein your muscles can absorb in one sitting.<p><b>Related:</b> …

Nutrition

A professor with 30 years of experience says there's no point in holding the plank for longer than 10 seconds — and says you shouldn't do sit-ups first thing in the morning

• <b>Dr. Stuart McGill, a former spine researcher at the University of Waterloo, says there is "no utility" in holding the plank exercise for longer than 10 seconds.</b>• <b><br>He told The Telegraph that instead people should focus on holding the position for shorter intervals and for more reps.</b>• <b><br>He says for a</b> …

University of Waterloo

Trainer to Hollywood's biggest stars Harley Pasternak reveals 8 secrets to the ultimate body transformation

Trainer to the rich and famous Harley Pasternak isn't like other celebrity trainers.<p>You won't see him demanding you spend hours working up a sweat in …

Fix Your Breathing, Build More Muscle

3 Ways to Recover Faster to Train Harder<p>Optimized Breathing for More Gains?<p>You've done it since birth. If you didn't instinctively know how, you'd be …

14 New Mobility And Stability Exercises To Add To Your Warm Ups

I have found a very interesting video on Vigor Ground Fitness and Performance facebook page.<p>If you’re looking for some new exercises to improve …

4 Things to Do AFTER Lifting to Boost Gains

The New Post-Workout Recovery Window<p>The Post-Workout Window<p>When it comes to speeding up recovery from a ball-busting workout, no single time period …

The New Rules of Hydration

Robert Sallis has seen it all. As a medical director for the Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii, he’s spent 20 years watching athletes in every manner of distress get wheeled into the medical tent. He’s seen hyponatremia, or overhydration, a handful of times. He’s seen hundreds, maybe …

The Beginner's Guide to Long Term Gains | The Zone

By Ray Klerke<p>The Beginner’s Guide to Long Term Gains<p>Mapping the future is essential to your muscles and if you apply the same strategies you use for …

Gain Bulk Without Getting Fat

Just the other day I was killing my bis and tris at the gym when a hard-working and passionate young trainee approached me with some questions about …

A Safe System for Heavy Lifting After a Disc Bulge

I’ve had a mountain of enquiries from people all over the world asking the same question:<p><b>“What is ‘the best exercise’ for my low back problem?”</b><p>This …

Can’t Get a Six Pack? A Celeb Trainer Explains Why

Most of you have a six pack. This is the truth. If you exercise occasionally and do resistance training even just once a week, chances are that you …

5 Ways to Finally Lose Your Spare Tire—and Keep It Off For Good

Find out why you’re having such a difficult time keeping off weight—and the simple techniques that will transform your body forever<p>I have this buddy who’s a big dude: 6’3”, 240. He’s not “fat,” but he could spare to lose a few pounds. Girls describe him as a big teddy bear.<p>He plays pickup sports …

4 ways your workout should change after 40

There’s no getting around biology: with the passage of time, we all become a little stiffer, squishier, wobblier. But that said, the 40-something you can be as strong as <i>ever</i>. This is the message behind <i>Fitness After 40</i> ($19; amazon.com), a practical guide by orthopedic surgeon and mobility …

Videos - The Running Bug

a coaches' guide to strength development: PART II

Thank you for coming back for section II. This will be much lighter on the science - as well as a little shorter. We felt it was imperative that …