Why Do I Feel Dumbbell Flyes in My Shoulders? (Solved!)

Feel Dumbbell Flyes in Shoulders

You’ll often hear people say to avoid dumbbell flyes as they’re really bad for your shoulders. However, in truth, it’s not so much the exercise itself, but rather how you perform it. Basically, if you perform dumbbell flyes incorrectly then you’re much more likely to feel it in your shoulders. So, allow me to explain … Read more

Why is the 2-Minute Dead Hang Challenge So Hard? (Explained!)

Why is the 2-Minute Dead Hang Challenge So Hard

The 2-Minute Dead Hang Challenge has been all the rage for a number of years now. And if you’ve ever attempted the challenge you’ll know just how hard it is. Fairs, festivals, parks, and beaches all over the world typically offer a prize, say $100-$200, if anyone is able to hang from a bar for … Read more

Why Are My Forearms Bigger Than Biceps? (Explained!)

Why Are My Forearms Bigger Than Biceps

There’s nothing more impressive than a pair of muscular, rippling, vein-popping arms. And this is especially true if your biceps, triceps, and forearms appear to be proportionate to each other. However, I know for a fact that many trainees wonder why their forearms are bigger than their biceps. Plus, this often seems to be the … Read more

Why Are Biceps Called Guns? (Explained!)

Why Are Biceps Called Guns

So, you want to know, “Why Are Biceps Called Guns?” It seems like just about every other body part is simply referred to as an abbreviation of the actual word. The trapezius muscle is referred to as traps, triceps are tris, quadriceps are quads, hamstrings are hammies, etc. Okay, admittedly the legs are often called … Read more

Why Are My Biceps Tall But Not Wide? (Solved!)

Why Are My Biceps Tall But Not Wide

This is actually an extremely common problem, “Why Are My Biceps Tall But Not Wide?” In fact, I know that many trainees are extremely satisfied with the peak of their biceps. Plus, their arms literally look massive from the side. However, a quick face-on view and your biceps, and arms in general, look extremely skinny, … Read more

Will Drinking Once a Week Affect Muscle Gains? (Explained!)

Will Drinking Once a Week Affect Muscle Gains

The very fact that you’re asking, “Will Drinking Once a Week Affect Muscle Gains?” tells me that you already know that alcohol has some impact on muscle growth. But, in truth, this is more geared towards excessive drinking, which can kill your gains. With that being said, is drinking once a week really that big … Read more

Will I Lose Muscle if I Run in the Morning? (Solved!)

Will I Lose Muscle if I Run in the Morning

I completely understand anyone thinking, “Will I Lose Muscle if I Run in the Morning?” What I mean is that you’ll typically train with weights to build muscle and then perform cardio to keep body fat to a minimum. So, an excess of cardio, or performing cardio first thing in the morning on an empty … Read more

Why Do I Feel Fatter After Losing Weight? (Solved!)

Why Do I Feel Fatter After Losing Weight

It has to be one of the most frustrating feelings ever, “Why Do I Feel Fatter After Losing Weight?” You’ve worked extremely hard to lose weight, which typically entails a calorie-controlled diet and plenty of exercise. As the pounds started to slowly but surely drop off you can feel your levels of excitement and happiness … Read more

Why Do You Need to Be in a Calorie Surplus to Build Muscle? (Solved!)

Why Do You Need to Be in a Calorie Surplus to Build Muscle

You’re not the only one wondering, “Why Do You Need to Be in a Calorie Surplus to Build Muscle?” It’s almost a given that if you want to build muscle that you’ll need to eat at a calorie surplus. With that being said, it’s actually quite difficult to find evidence to support this claim. Plus, … Read more