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Post-Workout Carbs – Crucial or Counter-Productive?

post-workout-carbsMyth-busting time! It’s been probably about 7 years since I last dumped dextrose into my post-workout shake. Why? Adding carbohydrates to your PWO shake has no impact on fueling muscle growth and can only serve to add needless sugar and calories to your diet. To state my case very quickly  – PWO carbs: Do not […]

10 Bodybuilding Supplements You Should Never Buy

bodybuilding-supplementsDon’t get scammed. Don’t waste your money. I’ve been saying this for years: MOST bodybuilding supplements are garbage and don’t work! In contrast to my recent article on the best bodybuilding supplements, I’ve put together a list of the top 10 products that do not work and you should never buy. (1) Tribulus Terrestris Back in 2011, […]

This 1 Move Builds More Muscle In Every Set

1-tweak-for-bigger-musclesThis post is deliberately short, but its value cannot be overstated. Implementing this advice will stimulate more muscle growth right from your very next workout – I guarantee it. When is a set over? In THT training, we go to positive failure i.e. the last rep where you can do the positive/lifting part with reasonably […]

How Much Protein is Needed to Build Muscle?

protein-builds-muscleHow to work out exactly how much protein you need to build muscle at optimal levels. Supercharge your results with this simple formula...

Steve Austin: His Secret Struggle To Build This Muscle

steve-austin-kevin-nashSteve Austin hates his shoulders! And “Big Sexy” Kevin Nash hates his legs! They talk about it together in the video below. Do you hate a certain body part that you just wish would grow faster? You’re not alone! Even guys you wouldn’t think would be unhappy with their body…are! As Nash himself says, “It’s […]

Feel The Muscle, Not The Weight

feel-the-muscle-not-the-weiThe title of this article itself is great advice. It’s probably the one thing that most lifters forget, which results in a loss of meaningful progress. Listen…this is bodybuilding. The clue is in the name – to build the body. If you want your muscles to get bigger, they need to be trained in a […]

Whey Vs BCAAs. Which Is Best For Building Muscle?

whey or bcaas for building muscleShould you take whey, BCAAs, or both? Are you missing out on gains if you don’t? No-one doubts that these products can be effective for building muscle. But do you need both? Or is one better than the other? It’s a big debate – Whey or BCAAs. Personally, I don’t think there’s much of a […]

5 Reasons Why Being Buff Sucks

buff-guy-problemsYou know…sometimes being a buff guy (or girl) SUCKS! Don’t get me wrong, for the most part it’s AWESOME. But there are certain aspects of this lifestyle that really blow lol. So for giggles, I’ll share my own 5 reasons why it can suck to have more muscle than the average guy. If you have […]

The 8 Rules of a Successful Cheat Meal

cheat-mealI LOVE my cheat meals. Fact is I’m no different from most people: I love the foods that are bad for you. I just don’t eat them. It’s called discipline. However, as I’ve talked about before, I employ the “80/20 Rule” in this i.e. when you do the right thing 80% of the time, you […]

Quick Low Carb Chicken Avocado Salad Recipe

low-carb-salad-recipeIf you are in need of a quick protein fix and are on a low carb diet, paleo diet, or are currently cutting, you’ll love this easy recipe. It’ll deliver a whopping 43g protein and is a great portable meal. This is another recipe my friend Jim Harte gave me. He runs a clean eating catering […]

The Secret of Fat-Burning Foods

fat-burning-foodsIf you’ve a profile on any social media platform, you’ve certainly seen some of the “informative” pics that get shared a million times with 250,000 likes. You know the ones that detail a muscle-building or fat-burning workout with absolutely NO explanation or scientific reasoning behind it. Or possibly worst of all, the ones that list…FAT BURNING […]

The Top 12 Best Exercises To Build Muscle

top-exercises-to-build-muscThis is an invaluable post for absolutely anyone seeking to gain muscle and strength. I’m going to detail the BEST exercises for each body part. This is based on 2 things: Scientific findings and my own years of lifting experience. The scientific results come from electromyography tests. This involves placing electrodes on the skin of […]