There’s a lot of info out there regarding training. You can pretty much hit up any site and find a free workout (including mine —> HERE). Some work. Some suck. But the info’s out there.
Where many of us run into problems is finding nutritional info that makes sense, works, and is tasty. There are thousands of conflicting books and articles out there when it comes to nutrition. Some say low carb is the best way to go for fat loss, while some say low calories will get you the best results for fat loss.
When it comes to putting on lean mass, some will say eat everything in sight. Others will say only whole foods. Some will say that you need to be eating a certain amount of calories to pack on lean muscle mass without getting fat, while others say that you need to eat certain calories at certain times, and others at other times of the day.
Here’s what I’ve realized with my own body – lot’s of trial and error – through research, and from training hundreds of different clients – online and offline – of all shapes and sizes to build their ideal physiques: one diet doesn’t work for everyone.
The machines in the weight room are like the water cooler in the office. It’s where everyone goes to chat and think they’re getting a workout in, except there’s probably less sweating going on at the machines than there is at the water cooler. Read the rest of this entry »
This video shows a great method to shortening up your workouts.
I’ll do this same split for 3 weeks. It’s a great way to workout every muscle in two workouts. I’ll do each workout twice in a week each which allows my body more growth time than simply hitting each muscle once.
The idea behind gaining lean mass is to break down your muscle as fast and as much as you can while burning fewer calories. I gained 28 lbs of lean muscle, working out 25-45 minutes 4 times per week. My workouts were shorter, more intense, I gained muscle faster than I ever had and I was leaner than ever before as well.