What Is Creatine And What Does It Do For Your Muscles?

ATP breaks down to ADP to create energy needed for muscle contractions

Creatine – one of the most popular sports supplements ever. Used by weight trainers and bodybuilders – who desire gains in strength and muscle mass – to elite athletes who use it to improve performance, and gain a competitive edge over their opponents.

But what is creatine used for, once it’s in your body? [Read more…]

A Hairy Question – Should I Shave My Chest?

T-shirt off in summer and tan those pecs

Unsure about shaving off or trimming your chest hair? Perhaps you need a couple of pointers to help you decide.

Let’s take a look at the benefits of having a hair-free chest, with some suggestions for why should men shave their chest or not. [Read more…]

How To Shave Your Chest And Stomach With Minimal Irritation

philips bodygroom body shaver showing shaving foil

Here’s the problem; the hair on your torso is covering your hard-earned muscle mass and making your pecs and stomach look less defined and cut. Shaving off significant amounts of chest hair – if done the hard way – can be laborious and end up giving you the dreaded post-shave itch and associated skin irritation.

What you need to know, is how to shave your chest properly, and how using a body hair shaver can make the whole thing less of a chore and help to keep irritation to an absolute minimum. [Read more…]

Absolutely Essential Gym Equipment For Training Your Chest

Tapered Narrow Bench For Dumbbell Work

Finding a good gym that will help you meet your training goals is key to achieving the body you strive for.

During your gym training sessions, you don’t want external limiting factors coming into play like inadequate equipment. If the gym isn’t well-equipped enough for your training needs – then it will limit your progress. [Read more…]

What is Gynecomastia and How Do You Know If You Have It?

Gynecomastia in men refers specifically to the medical condition of enlarged male-breasts, where glandular tissue accumulates underneath the nipple area of the chest.

Commonly known as man-boobs, the actual medical term – gynecomastia (or gynaecomastia) comes from the Greek words ‘gyne’, meaning woman, and ‘mastos’ meaning breast. [Read more…]