Nutrition

Why pre-workout caffeine is overrated and possibly harmful for your gains

Walk into any serious gym with your gym bag void of supplements and you’ll be out of place. You’re even more out of place if you enter the gym without 1,3,7-trimethylxanthine rushing through your veins. I’m talking about everyone’s favorite supplement drug, caffeine. “Fueling up” before a workout with a caffeinated beverage has become as …

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Everything you need to know about human energy balance

Gaining muscle and losing fat is fundamentally a matter of energy balance. Most understand the concept of “Calories in vs. Calories out,” but this is over-simplistic for the serious trainee that wants a solid understanding of human energy balance. This article will cover everything you need to know to understand the nuances of energy balance …

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