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. Its consumers range from 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.

Read on to learn 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...]

Pseudogynecomastia vs Gynecomastia – What’s the Difference?

Pseudogynecomastia tissue in the male chest

One moob problem, but two types of condition. Which do you have? There can be confusion, since pseudogynecomastia can look very much like real gynecomastia, but it basically comes down to two types of tissue: fat and gland. [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...]

Dumbbell and Barbell Pullover Exercises For Upper Body Thickness

Let your hips sink low to get a good stretch in the upper torso

An exercise that is often overlooked by many in the gym, is the pullover. It’s great for developing the bulk in the upper torso, and among the muscles worked are: the pecs (pectoralis major and minor), the long head of the triceps, the lats and serratus.

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The Best Upper Chest Exercises You Need In Your Workout

incline dumbbell press with barbell

Upper chest training …are you doing it? It’s a fair question, because when it comes to training the chest, many guys focus on flat bench pressing and dumbbell presses.

If the majority of your chest training revolves around flat-bench exercises, you may end up with what looks like an overdeveloped middle and lower chest – in other words, firm breasts.

Obviously, this is exactly what you don’t want.
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How To Get Rid Of Your Man Boobs Fast – The Best Way To Lose Excess Chest Fat Naturally

get-rid-of-man-boobs-fast-training-day1

Man boobs, man breasts, moobs – or whatever you care to call them – can be the unfortunate symptoms of a medical condition known as gynecomastia.

In most cases, though, it is simply a consequence of being overweight. If you are obese, it is highly likely that fatty tissue has accumulated in your chest area. This fat is now covering your pectoral muscles. [Read more...]

A Good Chest Workout Routine Plus Focused Intense Training – The Best Way for Men to Gain Pec Mass

To achieve optimum muscle mass gains from your chest training, you need a good chest workout routine; but you need to execute the routine in an effective way, by implementing correct technique while maintaining intensity. [Read more...]