Trainer: Paul Arciero, Ph.D., Scientific Advisory Board Member Whether your goal is to build muscle or decrease body fat, nutrient timing and macronutrient intake are crucial to achieving your goals. Scientific Advisory [...]
If your goal is muscle growth, it’s possible that you may need to add a second scoop of IsaPro® to your Bedtime Belly Buster.
You don’t gain much without failure. There’s been little doubt of this when it comes to improving strength and muscle mass. Chief among recommendations for lifting weights is to use high-intensity resistance above 60 percent of your one-repetition maximum—or the most weight you can lift in one effort—with failure defined as the inability to complete another full range of repetition (1).
This question is more common than you may think: Can you turn body fat into muscle? The answer is simple—no. At least, you can’t change body fat into muscle directly. However, indirectly, you can work to burn fat and replace it with muscle. To fully explain how this works, we need to explain how resistance exercise leads to building muscle.