Achieving Blood Rushing Pump for Growth


Muscle pumps in the gym is the most satisfying feeling for gym-goers. This blood rush into the muscle cells giving you the pumped up look also contributes so much to muscle growth factors. Besides it has extremely motivating and inspiring effects. A good pump in the gym is one of the biggest reasons that will…

HOW TO OPTIMIZE PEAK POWER


The advice for aspiring bodybuilders looking to build muscle mass is to load up enough resistance to perform 6 to 8 reps per set. If developing peak power is your goal, a study published in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Researchoffers some valuable insight to college-aged lifters. Scientists recruited 19 student athletes and had them…

Complete Guide To Building Bigger Shoulders


Introduction to Shoulder Building 101 A new course is available at Weik University on building massive shoulders. Those interested in sitting through an easy course, no need to look any further because class has just begun. Everyone is guaranteed an “A” for the course as long as you sit through the course and pay attention…

Will Nitric Oxide Supplements Help You Gain Muscle?


Nitric Oxide, or NO Supplements, can certainly help you improve your gains in muscle and bodybuilding. Nitric Oxide works by signalling the body to expand the blood vessels, allowing for more blood flow. Put very simply, more blood flow to the muscles means more valuable oxygen and nutrients are getting to the muscles. This provides…

Ways To Pick A Good Protein Powder


Proteins are the building blocks required to repair and grow muscle tissue when participating in any type of activity that breaks down muscle tissue including particularly in our case, progressive resistance training. Typically to gain muscle mass or even lose fat, you have to keep your protein intake high. A good rule of thumb to…

BSN® Nominated for Nine Canadian Supplement Awards


BSN® is honored to have been nominated in nine categories for this year’s Muscle Insider Canadian Supplement Awards, recognizing the best nutritional supplements available to our friends north of the border! These awards are voted on by actual supplement users and consumers, so winning would be a tremendous achievement and yet another reinforcement of BSN®’s…

ZMA Review


ZMA stands for zinc magnesium aspartate. I remember when this supplement came out years ago with all the usual hype. Most ZMA capsules are a combination of these two before-mentioned minerals and vitamin B6.  Manufacturers claim taking it will promote lean muscle mass, improve  sleep, and increase testosterone production.  Let’s take a look at these…

Nutrex’s Deadline Diet


One of the most educational things a person can do for himself is to set a deadline for reaching his physique goal. An impending deadline forces you to accelerate the learning curve and you will acquire more info about how your body works than ever before. Sometimes the deadlines are self-imposed; other times you may…

WHEY’S A VERSATILE SUPPLEMENT


Whey protein is attractive to athletes largely because it’s an excellent source of Branched Chain Amino Acids (BCAAs). An analysis of 25 studies published in the journal Current Opinion in Clinical Nutrition & Metabolic Care suggests that whey has a lot more to offer above and beyond supporting muscle protein synthesis. Researchers believe that the bioactive microfractions found…

Essential Amino Acids & The Growth Trigger


The synergistic effect of Essential Amino Acids and carb ingestion maximizes the anabolic response of resistance training by limiting the post-exercise rise in protein degradation and inhibiting post-training cortisol release. Carbs plus aminos, taken post-workout, induce muscle growth. “No sh!t,” you’re thinking… “I knew that.” Everybody who trains hard knows the deal, but how many…

5 Key Exercises For a chiseled set of rock-hard abs


Nothing completes a stellar physique like a set of rock-hard abs. Achieving success at any level of bodybuilding requires you to have deeply etched abs. How do you get them? We’ll show you how with five great exercises for carving out your own set of granite-hard abdominals. Just remember that the best ab development in…

Bust Fat & Build Muscle: GI & GL Perfect Combination!


What if you could have your cake and eat it too? What if you could build muscle without adding fat while still enjoying your carbs? This is the power of the glycemic index and the glycemic load. The following bodybuilding diet program will be suited to those who find it too difficult a task to…

Creatine – Beyond The Confusion


It is the best selling supplement ever, period. Creatine sales totaled over 100 million dollars in last year alone! These sales were to everyone from middle scholars to the elderly. Creatine is a combination of three different amino acids, glycine, arginine, and methionine. That’s it, it is nothing more than a combination of amino acids.

A Winter Soup That’ll Make Muscle And Melt Fat


Protein-Packed, Muscle-Building Chili This muscle-building chili recipe is jam-packed with protein, complex carbohydrates and fiber! Use it for a quick lunch on the go or between meals for a high-calorie snack. If you’re not a barley fan, it can be omitted.

Extreme Workout, Are You Tough Enough?


If you’re like most guys, you’re working out too slowly, spending too much time in the gym, and not seeing the results you want. But by condensing your workout into a perfectly designed 15-minute total-body pump, you can rev up your metabolism and burn massive amounts of fat (for the other 23 hours and 45…

Four For Your Core


Infomercials are right about one thing: Exercise devices can put you on the fast track to a six-pack. But the best ones don’t go by names like Ab Rocket or Torso Tiger, and you won’t see them on late-night TV. They’re already in your gym, says David Jack, general manager of Competitive Athlete Training Zone…

Unparalleled Gains in Dense Muscle with Nitro-Tech® Hardcore Pro Series


Scientifically Advanced Musclebuilding Protein Formula Introducing Nitro-Tech® Hardcore Pro Series, a Scientifically Advanced Musclebuilding Protein Formula. Backed by a portion of a multimillion-dollar research and development budget, the Nitro-Tech® Hardcore Pro Series formula was ingeniously formulated to build upon the muscle and strength-building properties of whey protein – making it a truly technologically advanced musclebuilding…

BSN’s Award Winning Supplement – Syntha 6


Syntha-6™ is the ultra-premium protein with an ultra-premium taste. Our multi-functional protein blend utilizes multiple individual proteins, each with varying digestive rates and distinct amino acid profiles. This combination ensures active muscles are fed for hours with the most complete blend of proteins available. To enhance this ultra-premium blend, Syntha-6™ has been loaded with BCAAs,…

There’s No Higher Standard in Protein: ISO 100


ISO•100, the ultimate ZERO CARB Whey protein…that actually tastes good! Dymatize ISO•100 derives its name from its protein source, 100% Whey Protein Isolate. Unless you are in the medical profession, you have probably never seen protein like this before. Most companies “claim” they use Whey Protein Isolate, but after one serving of Dymatize ISO•100 you…

The Need For Speed: Accelerate Your Muscle Growth


You’ve undoubtedly tried different programs in search of more size and deeper cuts. You’ve gone high rep, you’ve gone low rep, you’ve pyramided up, you’ve pyramided down hell, you’d do the freakin’ Hokey Pokey every day if some study somewhere proved that it packed on muscle. One overlooked variable for many bodybuilders, however, is rep…

BETAINE BOOSTS TRAINING VOLUME


Maybe you’ve heard about how betaine derived from beet root can help increase the performance of long-distance cyclists and other endurance athletes. A study published in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research recently tested betaine’s effect on strength training. Scientists supplemented a hydrating beverage with 2.5 grams of betaine and had half of the study subjects drink that…

Squat For Size


Legs the size of Mini Coopers. If you’re avoiding the squat rack, it’s time to give that daydream a rest. The squat is one of the most revered choices in the exercise catalog because of its uncanny ability to pack muscle onto your wheels. Bodybuilding greats (and squat scholars) eight-time Mr. Olympia Ronnie Coleman and…

Supplementing with Iron Can Fight Fatigue


Your days are filled with a tight schedule of racing to work, working and catching up on the latest important information and water-cooler work gossip, followed by a mid-day battle to hold your eyelids open, another race home (and opportunity to tow the car behind you if he gets any closer), a workout, housework, dinner,…

Background Information and Benefits of CLA


Conjugated Linoleic Acid is a slightly altered form of linoleic acid (LA), an omega-6 fatty acid important to human health. Omega-6 fatty acids are derived from the foods we eat primarily from meat and dairy products [13]. Therefore, CLA is primarily found in meat and diary products. Scientific interest in CLA was first stimulated in…