Want to Gain Muscle (Don’t Skip This)

If you want to gain muscle you get a gym membership right? You then proceed to go in there like you own the place, slam some weights around and boom muscles sprout on your arms that would put Popeye to shame. Not so much. First off don’t ever walk in like you own the place.Continue reading “Want to Gain Muscle (Don’t Skip This)”

How to Eat For Muscle Gains

When it comes to our food why do we usually eat? Because we are hungry? Or sometimes because it just looks dang good and even though we are full, we still want it? Why should we eat though? Well there are several reasons. The first is for health. I want to be healthy. Healthy nowContinue reading “How to Eat For Muscle Gains”

Why Are You Not Losing Body Fat?

When it comes to food and getting in shape, one of the things that continually comes up are cheat meals. So what is the truth about them? Do they really effect your ability to gain muscle mass? Do they help you to lose body fat? Should you have regular cheat meals? There is tons ofContinue reading “Why Are You Not Losing Body Fat?”

Want to Get Buff? (Are You Doing This)

One thing that I am constantly talking about on the Bones to Bulk podcast is how you have to be eating right if you want to gain lean muscle. Food is often the number one thing that is over-looked with any fitness goal. Typically people think “I need to start lifting weights.” Well yes, youContinue reading “Want to Get Buff? (Are You Doing This)”

Why You Should Track Your Calories

Do you track calories? Should you? Is it important or not important. There are people on both sides of the fence on this one. I firmly believe that if you’ve never tracked calories your eyes are about to be opened to just how crucial nutrition is to gaining muscle and going from skinny to buff.Continue reading “Why You Should Track Your Calories”

How to Gain Muscle Mass Without Weights

It’s easy to get into the mindset that lifting weights is the only thing that will give you muscles. In fact when I started I thought that all I had to do was go in the gym and lift a little bit every day and I would start sprouting muscles. But that didn’t happen. WhileContinue reading “How to Gain Muscle Mass Without Weights”

How Flexibility Can Increase Your Gains

Often in the gym flexibility doesn’t come up much. I know it used to not cross my radar. But the more I lifted and the more I gained muscle I realized how important it was to stay flexible. What I didn’t realize until after was that it would actually improve my muscle building. If youContinue reading “How Flexibility Can Increase Your Gains”

Are You Doing This In the Gym?

Have you ever been guilty of this in the gym? You are catching your breath after a hard set that is pushing your muscle gains to the max and you whip out your phone. You glance at a few funny memes. Respond to a couple texts. Like a couple posts and before you know itContinue reading “Are You Doing This In the Gym?”

How to Keep Building Muscle

So maybe you’ve changed your body composition and have learned how to gain muscle and get buff. But you are not where you want to be and it seems the muscle growing has slowed down or tapered off completely. What is that next step to build more muscle? All is not lost and before youContinue reading “How to Keep Building Muscle”

Why Food is Failing Your Muscle Gains

When it comes to your nutritional intake are you eating to actually gain muscle? If you are skinny and want to have muscle or definition, you’ve got to be eating for it. When weight loss is not the primary objective it’s easy to think that all we have to do is just go lift weightsContinue reading “Why Food is Failing Your Muscle Gains”