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Are Your Workouts Actually Shrinking Your Muscle? If your workout clothes smell like ammonia after a workout, this could mean that you're burning a lot of protein for fuel. Ammonia is a by-product of protein metabolism. Ammonia is toxic, so the body reverts to the more primitive removal system through sweat. This is not a good thing because burning protein means you may be using your muscle tissue for energy instead of carbohydrates or body fat. The simple cure is to slightly increase the carbohydrate in your diet and increase your intake of water during the day to dilute the ammonia. Read more

Rest And Recover To Double Your Gains - 4 Top Tips... The opportunity for muscle growth starts the very second you stop lifting, and that growth can’t happen without a proper recovery strategy.To get the most out of your workouts, you must always prioritise your post-workout recovery. So to stay on top of your game, and ensure maximum gains, you must:#1 Don’t skip stretching Allocate at least 20 minutes after every workout to cool down and stretch. By building this into your workout plan you are less likely to skip it. Stretching relieves muscular tension, aids flexibility and should be taken seriously.#2 Think about what you eat after your workouts The food you... Read more

10 Little Known FAT Loss Tips That Will Blow Your Mind... While building muscle it's possible to gain more weight without adding fat. Check out Elite ambassador Chloe Barrigan and her top 10 tips: Don't:❌ Reduce calories excessively❌ Cut out foods you enjoy❌ Be restrictive and then binge❌ Replace meals with shakes❌ Drink skinny tea's or juice diets Do:✅ Track calories✅ Eat a variety of different foods✅ Allow some treats ✅ Eat protein with most meals✅ Drink water Read more

What Is The Best Way To Build Muscle Fast? Hitting the gym to lift weights can be a fun hobby, but you need definite goals to get leaner, bigger, and ultimately stronger. Think about your workout plan, and understand what’s needed to build bigger muscles. It’s not just about lots of sets and lots of reps.But what is the best way to build your muscles? For years it has been debated within muscle-building communities, but the message is clear whilst the number of reps will significantly increase size, the amount of weight we lift has a huge bearing on how large we eventually become.If you’re a beginner, you could... Read more