Day: April 12, 2018

How To Train All Muscle Fibers

Muscles are made up of long cells known as muscle fibers, innervated by a nerve cell (neuron) which stimulates the muscle to contract. Stimulating the right type of muscle fiber can impact your physique! One nerve cell can

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Losing Weight Is Easy, But…

What many people don’t realize when they decide to go on a diet is that temporarily changing what you eat will lead to you temporarily changing your weight. There are many diets which give short-term results, and it

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Should You Give Up On Sugar?

Good news! You CAN and SHOULD enjoy some candy once in a while without feeling like you are going to get fat. People want an easy explanation for obesity. Sugar gets all the blame. Here’s the cold hard

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How To Maximize Muscle Activation

In most situations, you should try to apply maximum speed to the concentric portion of each rep, rather than focusing on “the mind muscle connection”. With light weight bench press (50% of 1RM), trained participants slightly increased pec

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Whole Eggs Vs Egg Whites

Happy Easter from EBT! Here why you shouldn’t throw out the egg yolks. This study found that eating 18 g of protein from egg whole eggs caused greater stimulation of muscle protein synthesis (MPS) compared to the same

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What To Do When You Can’t Lift Heavier

Ever felt the frustration of lifting the same weight month after month? Unable to increase weight. The progress that once motivated you to get to the gym, gone. Here’s a little secret. You don’t have to keep lifting

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Spontaneous Physical Activity

Why do some people struggle with losing or gaining weight? “Hardgainers” claiming that they have a “high metabolism” are generally mistaken when they blame their base metabolic rate (BMR) for the troubles with gaining weight. Spontaneous physical activity

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