Category Archives: Build Lean Muscle

Strategies for building lean muscle and burning fat workouts, diets and supplements.

Most Popular 100% Whey Protein

Here is the most popular Whey Protein Brand at Amazon.com:If you want value for your money, give this baby a try. Tastes good and comes in several flavors. Here are some great reviews about this product: Excellent stuff. I am using On’s 100% whey since about a year now and I highly recommend this product. [...]

Do Amino Acids work?

There are many types of amino acids to use for bodybuilding, lets review the three “branched-chained” amino acids Leucine, Isoleucine and Valine Leucine is one of the three “branched-chain” amino acids (BCAA’s), along with isoleucine and valine. These three amino acids account for one third of all the protein in muscle tissue, and this significant [...]

Filipino Bodybuilder that inspires me

Many asian men find it difficult to get really muscular due to genetics, but find it easier to get and stay lean, at least in my own experience that is the case. I grew up skinny and really lean and no matter what I tried to gain weight it did not work. It’s only after [...]

BSN NO-XPLODE CEM3, Nitric Oxide Creatine

WE LOVE THIS STUFF! It’s not all in your mind, when you drink this creatine and nitric oxide combination, you can actually feel it working. You’ll be able to lift more weight and have a longer workout as the drink makes it’s way through your bloodstream. You’ll swear it makes you warmer and pumps up [...]

Best Protein Bars

What are the best protein bars? We went to Amazon and searched for protein bars and then read the customer reviews. The top result was Kashi’s GOLEAN Protein & Fiber Bars available in chocolate peanut, chocolate almond and chocolate caramel. From the manufacturer: Protein & fiber bar. Protein 9g. Fiber 6g. All natural. Reformulated for [...]

Choosing an Ab Workout

Men’s Fitness looks at several types of abdominal workouts: Exercising your abdominal muscles with a Swiss ball is one of the best ways a guy can jump-start his routine, for what may seem unique to you is actually quite familiar to your muscles. A Swiss ball mimics movements your abdominal muscles typically do throughout the [...]

Pectorals, Pushups and Variations

Re-thinking an old standard: MEDICINE BALL PUSH-UP (inner chest, lower chest, triceps) Get on your knees and place your hands along the sides of a medicine ball, spreading your fingers wide to help grip the surface. (If you don’t have access to a medicine ball, use a soccer ball, basketball or any other round object.) [...]

Upper Body and Chest Workout

One of the most popular articles from Men’s Fitness magazine: Step 4: Try the pyramid scheme This technique has nothing to do with a Ponzi vertical marketing scheme. The pyramids we’re referring to actually do pay off by enabling you to blast your deep-muscle fibers. This is accomplished by using less weight and higher reps [...]

Tricep Pressdown Ideal for Building Muscle

From a list of six tricep exercises: Pressdowns produce intense, continuous pressure over the entire triceps area, and the rope pressdown can fry your tris better than most other variations. At the start of the movement, turn your palms inward and position them on a plane in front of your sternum. As you press down, [...]

Using Anger in Your Workouts

How to use that ultimate fat-burner, anger: Convert anger to conviction. “Anger is the feeling; aggression is the behavior,” Pfeiffer notes. “It’s possible to feel angry and do something that’s constructive or creative, not destructive.” Much of the time, anger is based on a sense that other people have violated your rights or needs. Say [...]