Does walking build muscle? | Live Science

Jennifer E. Engen

Whether you’re a regular gym-goer with muscle-building constantly on the mind, or a fitness-tracker buff with eyes set firmly on that daily 10,000, you’ll surely have thought, does walking build muscle? After all, it’s our most regular form of exercise, and for some who might have trouble lifting weights or […]

Do Slow Reps Build More Muscle?

Jennifer E. Engen

When you think of “pumping iron,” giant dumbbells and reps probably come to mind. But that weight lifting formula of load and repetition is overlooking a powerful component in the strength training tool belt: Tempo. Specifically, the benefits of slowing things wayyy down. “There’s a bit of this old school […]

Best Foods to Gain Muscle

Jennifer E. Engen

Many people are under the impression that the best way to build lean muscle is to work out. While it’s true that challenging your body through physical activity is important for building muscle, if you do not have the appropriate nutritional support, your progress will stall. Therefore, both nutrition and […]

Best Workouts To Build Muscle, Abs & More

Jennifer E. Engen

If you want to build muscle then you’re going to need a proper strength training program. And, while you could blindly follow the advice of the countless fitness ‘experts’ on Instagram, you’ll likely fare far better following the advice of qualified personal trainers. Fortunately, we’ve collated information on a variety […]

The Big Guide to Muscle Hypertrophy

Jennifer E. Engen

Pro wrestlers, your favorite masked (or caped) superhero, and your older sibling all have something in common — at a young age, they probably seemed larger than life. A big part of that kind of heroic image comes down to being in fantastic shape. Specifically, having heaps of muscle.  Hypertrophy […]

How to build muscle the right way

Jennifer E. Engen

To build muscle mass, it’s a given that you need to take in more calories than your body is burning, roughly around 2500-3000 calories are needed to build up one pound of muscles. That muscle mass is also used to support your protein turnover naturally increased by training.  For building […]