Best ways to reduce exercise-induced serotonin and optimize Carbon Dioxide Production

Most of us have that drive to push ourselves hard each workout. We try to go "all out" each workout.We have to demolish the PRs of the previous workouts, right?  And so we do everything possible to squeeze every bit out of our training. But is this the right thing to do?It sure feels like … Continue reading Best ways to reduce exercise-induced serotonin and optimize Carbon Dioxide Production

Get rid of muscle pains with these effective methods, supplements & strategies

Delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) is when your muscles start hurting a day or two after training. This usually lasts about 3-5 days but can even last up to two weeks, depending on how long ago you were active, what the intensity of your exercise/workout was and the state of your metabolism which also determines … Continue reading Get rid of muscle pains with these effective methods, supplements & strategies

Home leg workout without equipment: Part 2

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yjacj02MyQ8&t=29s Follow up part 1 with this leg workout. This workout will enhance explosive power, build mass and strength in the quad, hamstrings and calves.   Exercise 1 - Box jumps Start from a stationary object so that you cannot "benefit" from the stretch reflex induced by the eccentric part. This makes the exercise more difficult … Continue reading Home leg workout without equipment: Part 2

Home leg workout without equipment: part 1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CFKp0hpacMc You don't need equipment to build your legs. This workout is the first of a series of 3. Each workout should be rotated accordingly. These workouts will focus on building strength, explosiveness and size. I like to do my leg workouts 5 days apart to give enough time for recovery. Here is the workout: … Continue reading Home leg workout without equipment: part 1

IL-6: Is it good or bad for building muscle and losing fat?

Can inflammation actually be good or is it just all bad? The reason for this question is that a certain (actually quite famous) inflammatory cytokine, interleukin 6 (IL-6), has been reported to have beneficial effects. Those benefits are touted as promoting hypertrophy and enhancing fat loss and blocking the effect of IL-6 inhibits that fat … Continue reading IL-6: Is it good or bad for building muscle and losing fat?