I have been reading the book "Body By Science" (summarized in the question Troubleshooting "Body By Science" workout) and so far have one such "big-5" workout under my belt (it was awesome ...
Is there any scientific evidence showing that ZMA (Zinc monomethionine and aspartate and Magnesium Aspartate) is effective as a supplement for training? It is supposed to help in muscle recovery and ...
What determines recovery speed, progressiveness, and patternized approaches to falling within the compounds of a structured recovery program? [closed]
Aside from my poor genetics, high body fat, poor fitness, Social Anxiety, bad sleeping patterns, and poverty I can not determine the correct approach to measuring recovery between workouts. Albeit I ...
I just did a long bike ride (75 miles) and my legs are starting to hurt alot (tightening up, soreness, etc). The ride was about 10 hours ago and this was more than i have ridden in the past. What is ...
When does your body actually build muscle in response to fatigue from a workout? For example, if you slam your arms in one work out ( say any combination of, curls, pullups, pushups, bench press, ...
I love doing back weight exersises, especially the Seated Cable Rows with a narrow grip with the stack set at my body weight of 210lbs. On two occasions I've performed 3 sets of 10 reps and I feel ...
I've read that stretching after a session of weight lifting can help with recovery time. Is this true? It seems counter-intuitive to me as any real weight lifting session will result in micro-tears ...
Long time ago I used to run in the mornings, workout in the gym 2 days a week, and some martial arts. I was not a gym freak at all but I had some nice definition. Now 8 years later (and 30 years ...
Recently a personal trainer recommended I use a foam roller for muscle massage and flexibility. Most research I've done on the web simply states the roller 'massages the muscle' or 'breaks down scar ...
I am a sprinter around the grand old age of 21. At our track, there is a lot of debate of whether cold bath (or ice bath if you're brave enough) aids recovery of the muscle. What are your opinions? ...