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Fat After Working Out Iron Paradise Fitness

Should You Avoid Eating Fat After Working Out? What 13 Studies Say

Should You Avoid Eating Fat After Working Out? Here's What 13 Studies Say

Eating fat after working out might be classed as heresy in gyms around the world. A bodybuilding no-no. And a surefire way to slow down the process of building muscle.

But what does the research say? Can you eat fat after working out and still optimise your gains?

In this article, you'll discover how fat impacts the process of building muscle. And how it does (or doesn't) influence replenishment of muscle glycogen.

So if you've resisted adding a spoonful of peanut butter to your post-workout shake for fear of a fat fuck-up, read on. Because it's time to end this big fat debate.

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Best Time To Work Out Iron Paradise Fitness

What's The Best Time To Work Out If You Want To Build Muscle?

What's The Best Time To Work Out If You Want To Build Muscle?

What's the best time to work out?

Does it even matter? Or is it more important to show up and train hard, regularly?

This article delves into the research behind the best time to work out. So if you're concerned that when you train is affecting your gains, read on.

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Glutamine Building Muscle Iron Paradise Fitness

Does Glutamine Build Muscle And Speed Up Recovery?

Is Glutamine a muscle-building wonder supplement and your secret weapon of recovery? Or another case of overhyped BS?

Building muscle is hard. So hearing that glutamine could help speed up the process, understandably peaks your interest.

But is glutamine really the supplement you've been looking for? The Holy Grail of Gains? The Sasquatch of Size?

It's time to put the hype to the test. Because you've been down this road before. Trying every pill, powder, and potion available, without success.

And despite each one delivering nothing but a hole in your wallet, you live in hope.

So read this article before your next supplement order. Because before you click 'Add To Cart' on glutamine, you should know the facts.

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Best Training Split Iron Paradise Fitness

The Best Training Split For Building Muscle: Your Top 6 Workout Solutions

What's The Best Training Split For Building Muscle? Here's 6 Ways To Set Up Your Training For Maximum Gains

There's no "one-size-fits-all" training split. Because the best training split, depends on a number of factors.

Your schedule, goals, experience, and ability to recover are just a few things you need to consider. Having said that, there are logical ways to approach your training. And you'll discover 6 of the best training split solutions in this article.

So if you're scratching your head trying to figure out what to do in the gym, read on. By the end of this article, you'll know exactly what the best training split is for you.

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Training Frequency Iron Paradise Fitness

Training Frequency: How Often Should You Work Out?

Does Increased Training Frequency Lead To More Muscle Growth? Here's What The Research Says About How Often You should Work Out.

What training frequency do you need to build muscle?

The bros will tell you to smash each body part once a week. But modern theory says you should ditch the bro-science BS and increase training frequency.

So who's right? Does training a muscle more than once per week lead to greater hypertrophy?

And if so, is it practical in the real world? After all, you've only got a finite amount of time to train.

In this article, you'll discover what the latest research says about the optimal training frequency for building muscle. And you'll also find out how to translate the science into your day-to-day training.

So if you want to maximise your time in the gym and build the most amount of muscle possible, then read on.

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Cheat Reps Iron Paradise Fitness

Can Cheat Reps Help Build More Muscle?

Can You Cheat Your Way To More Muscle? Here's A Review Of The Science Behind Cheat Reps

Cheat reps have been part of bodybuilding for decades.

But are they merely an opportunity for Schwarzenegger-wannabes to puff their chest? Or do they have benefit for the average gym goer trying to get in shape?

In this article you'll discover the science behind cheat reps. More importantly, by the end of the article you'll know whether cheat reps should be avoided like the plague, or a staple of your training programme.

So, if you've ever wondered if perfect form is the only way to build muscle, read on.

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Push Pull Ratio Iron Paradise Fitness

Push To Pull Ratio: Is There An Optimal Way To Train?

Your Ratio Of Push To Pull Training Volume Could Influence Your Physique. So Should You Pull Double What You Bench?

Many training programmes recommend specific push to pull ratios. The idea being that most people need to prioritise pulling movements to address imbalances. Be those in their physique and/or in natural levels of strength.

But what does this mean? Should you do 2-3 times as many sets per week of back vs chest? Or should you pull double what you bench press?

In this article you'll discover everything you need to know about the push to pull ratio. Including, how to structure your training programme so that it brings you the best results. Here's what you'll learn:

  • What the research says on push to pull ratios.
  • The factors you need to consider when programming your training.
  • What matters most about any push to pull ratio.

So, if you want to find out more, read on.

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How Much Protein Do Women Need Iron Paradise Fitness

How Much Protein Do Women Need To Build Muscle?

How Much Protein Do Women Really Need To Build Muscle? Is There A Protein War Of The Sexes?

Protein is the most important nutritional consideration for building muscle. Typically, ranges of 1.8-2.2g/kg per day are used as broad guidelines. But do differences exist between men and women that should be considered? After all, there is a distinct lack of research in women who lift. So it begs the question, 'How much protein do women really need to build muscle?'

And it's this question that's the subject of this article. If you're a women who's training hard, eating well, with the aim of building as much muscle as possible, then you've come to the right place.

In this article you'll discover what the available research tell us about how much protein women actually need. Because there are studies out there, you just have to look a bit harder to find them. Here's what you'll learn over the next few minutes:

  • The basics of protein balance and its importance in building muscle.
  • What the optimal amount of protein women need post-exercise to maximise the effects of training.
  • How much protein women need per day in order to build muscle.

So, if you want to find out more, read on.

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Keto Diet Building Muscle Iron Paradise Fitness

Is The Keto Diet Good For Building Muscle?

If You're Following A Keto Diet With The Aim Of Building Muscle, You Might Want To Rethink Your Strategy

Jamming a stick of butter in your morning coffee seems all the rage these days. But is the low carb, high fat approach compromising your gains in the gym? If you're on a keto diet and strength training in the hope of building muscle, you might want to pause, put down your no-bread bacon sandwich, and read on.

When it comes to the keto diet, there's some evidence that endurance athletes, performing at relative low intensities, may experience some benefits. But for those of us wanting to lift more weight in the gym and build a fuck-ton of muscle, the evidence isn't there.

So is the keto diet and building muscle a complete no-no?

In this article you'll discover why carbs and strength training are a match made in hypertrophy heaven. And why you might want to ditch the keto diet if your primary goal is to build muscle.

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Not Gaining Muscle Iron Paradise Fitness Training And Nutrition Articles

Why You're Not Gaining Muscle: A 5 Step Checklist

If You're Frustrated With Not Gaining Muscle, Despite Your Hard Effort Both In And Out Of The Gym, You'll Want To Read This Article 

Not gaining muscle can be one of the most frustrating feelings in the world.

You sweat, grind, and push yourself to the limit in the gym, in return for mediocre gains. But you can't seem on put your finger on why?

You followed the training programme to the letter and you're eating healthy food. So what's going wrong? Why are you not gaining muscle?

Firstly, don't panic. The fact you're going to the gym, working out, and putting the effort in, is the initial step many people fail to take. But what we need to do is channel your effort in the right direction. To get you on the gain train and travelling full-steam ahead to Gainsville.

Luckily, you've come to the right place, because this is my specialty. Think of me as the Obi Wan to your Luke, or the Gandalf to your Frodo. I'm the guide and this article is your roadmap.

In this article, you'll discover why you're not gaining muscle. More importantly, you'll learn the 5 simple things you need to focus on. Follow the advice in this article and you'll:

  • Optimise your nutrition, helping you maximise your efforts in the gym.
  • Adjust the focus of your training so you're building the most amount of muscle possible.
  • Recognise and address the lifestyle factors currently preventing you from building muscle.

So, if you're sick and tired of not gaining muscle, read on. Because things are about to change.

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