So you’re putting on the bulk you wanted. Maybe you’re noticing that everybody wants to pick a fight with the biggest guy in the room, and that’s increasingly you. It never seems as big in the mirror as other people tell you it looks, but you’re noticing it other places – like in your clothing. It’s hard for bodybuilders to find clothes that fit, especially dress clothes. You’re buying bigger clothes to fit your shoulders and traps, and discovering you are not the target demographic for big and tall clothes. Sizes XL, 2XL, and 3XL are built for fat men, not muscular… Read More »

There’s a lot of buzz about a “Black Label” testosterone supplement that got a famous professional wrestler fined and potentially suspended for its use. They claim it’s clinically proven to: “Boost testosterone production by over 167% Boost Energy Levels and Endurance by 252% [and] Reduce Muscle repair time by over 87%.” What research do they actually point to? Studies on its ingredients: “Effect of vitamin D supplementation on testosterone levels in men.” Hormone and Metabolic Research “Zinc status and serum testosterone levels of healthy adults.” Nutrition “Asian herbals and aphrodisiacs used for managing ED.” Translational Andrology and Urology “Lowe serum… Read More »

Squatting is one of the lifts that people either love or hate. If you love squatting keep on keeping on and continue to reap the benefits of working out your entire body. If you hate squats, keep reading. There are tons of excuses for why people don’t want to squat in the gym, but at the end of the day, you need to get in the rack and squat. Common Excuses People make excuses for not squatting all the time, and frankly, most of them are BS. One common excuse is that squatting is bad for your knees and back. This is… Read More »

With all of the legal options that are out on the market, it’s a shame people are still using illegal steroids. If people think illegal steroid options are more effective, they’re dead wrong. We’ve warned you about the symptoms and side effects of illegal steroid usage and steroid abuse in previous posts, and we want to make sure you know there’s a better way. If you want to become shredded, jacked, strong, and powerful, our blog post this week is going to teach you everything you need to know about starting a steroid cycle as a beginner. NOT ALL STEROIDS ARE THE SAME If… Read More »

You might not think so, but there’s actually an art to packing your gym bag. And when you’re a serious gym-goer, like a bodybuilder or a powerlifter, you know there’s a pretty big list of essentials that you NEED to bring to the gym in order for your workout to be on point. Your favorite pair of headphones. And a backup pair, because let’s face it: It’s really hard to get pumped for your lift without music. We love Bluetooth headphones. You can pair them with your phone, then set your phone down on the bench next to you, or even… Read More »

New Year’s Tip: Gym Etiquette Rules If you’ve made the decision to intensify your gym routine in the New Year, you should know that almost all gyms have a set of “unwritten” gym etiquette rules that new gym-goers and veterans must follow if they want to be liked and respected by the rest of the members. What happened to gym etiquette? No matter if you can deadlift 10lb dumbbells or a bar with 600lbs, a little common sense and good gym etiquette should go without saying … just be sure to follow these gym etiquette rules. NO EXCUSES! This should go without saying, but… Read More »

Get Realistic About Your Bodybuilding Program Welcome to a brand-new year. If you have goals to embark on a bodybuilding journey during 2018, you’ve come to the right place. There are thousands of resources out there to help you get started on this journey of growth and gains, but we’re going to make sure you have the most sound and safe advice. Let’s get started. First of all, make sure your mindset is right going into this new lifestyle. Bodybuilding programs require a ton of patience, positivity, motivation, commitment, research, and consistency. You’re not going to see results overnight – if someone… Read More »

MAXIMIZE YOUR RESULTS WITH POST-WORKOUT SUPPLEMENTS FOR MUSCLE GAIN Have you ever heard of the anabolic window? It’s the name for the 30-45 minute window following your workout. There’s tons of information out there that states you should get the adequate amount of muscle building protein and carbs in during this window. However, there’s also a lot of information out there that confirms this anabolic window is a myth. Some scientists, nutrition, and workout professionals disagree. Needless to say, it’s a fiercely debated topic in the world of gains. So what’s our take on the anabolic window? It’s hard to say.… Read More »

STARTING A STEROID CYCLE Whether it’s your first time or you’ve been a supplement junkie for years, starting a steroid cycle is a big deal. It can be a major turning point in your health and fitness journey. Maybe you’re still feeling bloated from that holiday food hangover. Maybe you’ve been working out for months and you’ve hit a plateau. Maybe you’ve used a variety of supplements for YEARS and you’re looking for something new to try. Or maybe you’ve never used any sort of stack, testosterone booster, or even a protein powder. We’re here to offer some guidance backed by our… Read More »

WHAT ARE THE BEST STEROID CYCLES? There’s one question we get asked fairly often: “What are the best steroid cycles?” Here’s an exclusive look into our favorite cycles for specific body types and goals. ARE STEROID CYCLES NEEDED? You may be wondering why a steroid cycle is even necessary? Can’t you get away with your whey protein powder, multivitamin, fish oil, and testosterone booster? Many times, yes, you can. However, if you’re looking for unprecedented gains and massive strength gains, a steroid cycle is something you will see great success with. It’s also a great option if you’ve hit a plateau and… Read More »