muscle memory and bodybuilding

Returning to BodyBuilding: Muscle Memory

After years and years of trying to perfect your muscular physique, countless hours at the gym, vitamins and supplements, and eating healthy you finally achieve what you have been working for. However, in the blink of an eye anything can happen including accidents, injuries, or even just getting a new job that permits you less gym time. These are just some examples of things that can throw you off the fitness wagon. Do not lose hope though, your amazing body may be closer than you think. Returning to bodybuilding may seem scary, but muscle memory will be there to help.

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How to Accurately Measure Your Inches Lost During Weight Loss

How do you measure your inches lost? Do you just step on the scale? Do you take out a measuring tape and try to see where you may have reduced in size?  You may be surprised to know that many people who try to measure themselves don’t do it right.  By taking inaccurate measurements, you’re risking holding yourself back in your progress and/or your motivation to continue.

In addition to stepping on a scale every day, many people choose to measure themselves in order to determine just how much weight they are losing during their diet and fitness journey. But how can you be sure that you can accurately measure your inches lost so that you know that you are on the right track? Keep reading for a few helpful tips.

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How to Develop Your Upper Body Physique

develop your upper body physique

When you are working on developing your muscle mass or bulking there are two main things to get you there and a number of smaller factors. The first main influence is food. Typically speaking, if you’re hoping to grow muscles on any part of your body, you want high protein, moderate calorie, and high carb.

The second thing is your workout.  After all, if you want to bulk up your muscles, you need to use them, and a great upper body workout is going to be key. What if you want to bulk, or develop your upper body physique but you are on a budget? Building your upper body does not have to be expensive.

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Top 7 Ways to Boost Your Body’s Fat Burning Naturally

Naturally Boost Your Body's Fat BurningOne of the best ways to ensure you’re losing weight – or maintaining lost weight – as efficiently as you can is to boost your body’s fat burning using natural techniques.  These are methods you can use to treat your body right so that it will automatically amp up its metabolism.  When your body is working for you, it can become a great deal easier to keep the pounds under control.

After all, when you don’t boost your body’s fat burning systems, it can feel as though you’re at a constant battle with yourself.  This can slow down the rate of weight loss and can be very harmful to your motivation.

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Outdoor Gym Benefits

Take Advantage of Your Local Outdoor Gym While The Weather’s Still Great

For those of us who think of an outdoor gym at all, it’s usually the summertime that we have in mind.  After all, that’s the time of year when we do the most outside, right? This year, I’ve been using my local options a lot more than I have in the past and I’m coming to realize that fall hasn’t received the credit it should have.

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20 Foods Highest in CLA

Top 20 Foods Highest in CLA

The foods highest in CLA also happen to be the foods many dieters avoid. Conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) has become one of the most important ingredients in the health and wellness market, particularly when it comes to losing weight. While supplements help many people to make sure they receive a consistent dose of CLA every Read more about Top 20 Foods Highest in CLA[…]

music for working out

Amp Up Your Playlist with Motivational Music

Music has an uncanny ability to change our mood. It can fill us with energy, calm us down and, for some people, move us to tears. This can be used to our benefit when we are trying to calm down at night to go to sleep or to supercharge a party that would otherwise move pretty slowly. The same thing can be said about music’s ability to boost your motivation levels when you’re working out.
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