Everything about weight training

Everything about weight training

02-06-2015
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Shaving: How Frequently, How?
Shaving is a pretty hot and a debatable topic, everyone has their opinions and habits. Shaving is not only required in our everyday lives but in bodyb...
Workout buddies – with or without them?
Well, as a first reaction, you might say that a workout becomes a hundred times more efficient if you have a partner. Why? * Because workout buddi...
Different Eras, Different Body Ideals
The ideal male physique has undergone several changes over the years. We are not aiming for an in-depth article involving the whole human history on t...
5 Bullshit-Free Tips for Weight Training
Are you fed up with overdone, pseudo-scientific or too scientific training theories? Do you want to see clearly in the multitude of information that i...
A Matter of Taste?
Yes, it does! Of course, you can think like Arnold, as he put it in Pumping Iron: “If I thought eating my own s**t would give me bigger muscles, I w...
Don't stress out!
Well, at first glance, today's article will sound like we are talking against ourselves a little bit, but at second glance you will see that we are no...
Brutally simple solution for vitamin digestion problems
You can recognise ordinary multivitamin (or in other words, vitamin and mineral formula) by its packaging size. That's because it just can't fit into ...
The Big Testosterone Bullshit
AS I WAS LISTENING TO THE RADIO THE OTHER DAY, I PICKED UP ON A COMMERCIAL: THEY WANTED TO SELL SOME KIND OF APHRODISIAC BY STATING THAT IT IS A “MUST...
Progression
This article is one of many that are inspired by life experiences. It is based on several gym conversations that showed people with years or even dec...
Eat yourself strong
I think that everyone involved in the world of workouts really loves eating. It is because eating is good. However it also undeniable that most of the...
Misconceptions about Weight Gainers
We hear a lot, about weight gainers, and unfortunately, just very few of these informations are correct. Let's see what a weight gainer actually conta...
Pre-Workout Don’ts
We often talk about the most important things to do after workout. But we tend to talk less about the things we should avoid before workout. Pre-Worko...
Bulking (not just) for beginners
No matter if you are a beginner, a more experienced bodybuilder or a home warrior: if you set a goal of gaining weight and muscle mass, you will need ...
Arnold’s 12 rules for success
Arnold’s success in bodybuilding, the movie industry, politics and business speaks for itself. Below you can read 12 rules for success, which could be...
The Perfect Carb for Bodybuilders
The Perfect Carb for Bodybuilders? White rice? Brown rice? There is an endless debate on this. Now you might learn something about brown rice you woul...
Genetics
This word has become very trendy nowadays. Have you noticed it, too? Like something that “cannot be changed”. “Unfortunately, I cannot do anything abo...
The Diet of the Arnold-Era
In the golden age of bodybuilding, i.E. in the 60s and 70s, competitors followed different rules for dieting than what is recommended nowadays. The di...
Reverse body dysmorphia – where are we heading?
“Builder will cry down again, they have definitely picked out someone to disparage.” However, the situation is a bit more complex. Let’s see what reve...
50 tips for beginners
You are about to begin transforming your body but you do not wish to read through all our articles to find the ultimate truth? Read our summary: 50 ti...
Stretch marks: Causes and prevention
The appearance of stretch marks or striae is a common problem. And it is a common misbelief that these undesired signs of growth only affect pregnant ...
Sleep for a leaner physique!
Even a precisely planned dietary regimen can get stuck at several points. It is often not enough to focus on your diet and workout only. Once people c...
Reasons why you should take vitamin D
Vitamin D deficiency can cause several problems, so vitamin D supplementation is essential, especially in winter. Possible consequences of vitamin D d...
Tips for hardgainers
Hardgainer? Is that a hard gainer? Well, kind of. At least they are trying hard to gain some muscle, with hardly any success, most of the time. Many c...
5 best foods for building muscle
There are hundreds of different foods that can help build muscle. But what if you had to pick only five foods that you could eat for the rest of your ...
To parents (from a parent at Shop.Builder)
Dear Parent, Let us share some thoughts with you too – as one parent to another. Our CEO and many of our colleagues are practitioners of parenthood th...
Calories – and nothing else matters?
Be it bulking or dieting, it is a pretty common mistake that people cannot look beyond simply calculating their daily caloric intake. Even we tend to ...
Hollywood transformations – All that glitters is gold?
Looking at some movies, you can witness incredible transformations. There seems to be a recession in Hollywood these days; there are less good movies ...
9 things that will set back your progress for sure
There are times when you might think you are doing everything right. Your diet is OK; your training is OK; still something is wrong. Below you can rea...
Workout as a therapy
There can be certain situations in life when working out is supposed to be the last thing on your mind. However, if you want it to be, workout can eve...
10 most common questions about protein consumption
What is the maximum amount of protein we can digest at a time? Will too much protein cause kidney failure? Click to find the answers to questions like...
Taking supplements and medication simultaneously
When you take any medicine on a regular or non-regular basis, you should always consider that some food supplements (or their active substances) mig...
Doping In Recreational Bodybuilding
An eternal dilemma for many natural bodybuilders. Are you a beginner and you want muscles ASAP? Or you’ve been pumping iron for many years now and you...
Cutting or bulking?
In most cases this is the very first question for someone new to body-building – but even some of the more experienced athletes who have already reach...
BCAA, or glutamine? Which one should you rather buy?
The eternal question that pops up day after day in our Shop.Builder mail. Branched-chain amino acids (BCAA), or glutamine? Which one is more important...
Why We Keep Pumping Iron
This article might not reveal the “secret”. Or, it might need no explanation to you. But one thing is for sure: you MUST forward this article to every...
Turmeric and ginger: secret weapons agains joint pain?
Sad as it might be, if you engage yourself in intense workouts, joint pain is probably not unknown to you. Sooner or later, it will inescapably catch ...
Muscles on fire
I remember the time when one of my insane goals was to do 100 reps on a leg-press machine with 200 kgs. (I can recommend it to you if you wish to chal...
If you stop training, you will shrink. Why?
Raise your hands if you’ve heard that “powders” will only “pump up” your muscles and you will shrink as soon as you stop taking them. Yeah, I bet you’...
Training During Canicular Days – 4 Golden Rules
Life goes on. We know that many of you work out as usual, even in these unbearable canicular days. However, it is good to know some basic rules. Becau...
Bodybuilding Diet Tips
It’s common knowledge that diet is extremely important for bodybuilders. In most cases, it’ll determine whether you achieve anything in this sport or ...
The Ten Commandments of Natural Testosterone Boosting
Most gym rats face this issue sooner or later: how to boost testosterone levels with a little help “from outside”. However, most people who visit the ...
With or without belt?
Originally, athletes wore weightlifting belts exclusively on Olympic lifts and powerlifting exercises. Today belts are so popular that even regular li...
The role of vitamins in muscle building
Believe it or not, if you want to gain muscle mass, vitamins are among the most important supplements... not mentioning the shredding diet. Although i...
The Shredding Workout
The eternal myth and one of the most frequently asked workout-related questions we get: What is a shredding workout like? Is there anyone who hasn’t...
Post-workout carbohydrate intake
There are some who are not aware of the role of proteins, while others are afraid of carbohydrates because they fear fattening. The truth is that both...
How to use thermogenic fat burners?
There is always something mystical about fat burner supplements. Many expect them to save the day. Many use them in a wrong way for the very same reas...
Misconceptions about abs workouts
How many people have you seen in the gym, tormenting their abs mercilessly day after day? And how many of them had perfectly toned six-packs? I don’t ...
Sleep and Growth Hormone
Testosterone and growth hormone: you can often hear that these are the most anabolic hormones, i.E. the most important hormones regarding muscle growt...


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