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Here's my experience. I bought bodylastics and cheap bands from Decathlon and I used them quite a lot especially while traveling. Bands can indeed provide a lot of resistance. The best would be if you were able to try them out before buying - but, any brand will do. You can of course pull several bands at once to increase the resistance. Having handles and ...


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I understand your dilemma completely. I would recommend the TRX suspension training straps along with one of their general fitness videos. While these are not stretchy "resistance" bands, they do allow you to have a time-effective and complete body workout - provided that you can find a place in your office from which to suspend them.


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I would keep your protein shakes to post workout only. Whey protein is highly insulinogenic. So it is the ideal choice to drink after you train, but you don't need to drink shakes during the course of the day. Stick to eating whole foods, Meat, eggs, yogurt, beans, nuts, etc. Whole foods will keep you fuller and keep your blood sugar balanced throughout the ...


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Step 1: Make sure you are using compound movements in addition to isolation exercises. This puts you in the best position to make use of the protein you consume. Squats, pull ups, deadlifts, bench press and military press. All of these things help increase your body's demand from protein. Never neglect your legs. They aren't glamorous, but they help ...


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Keeping this routine when I can expect reaching my target? Consider dumping your whole routine and sticking with something like Starting Strength or Strong Lifts 5x5. You will end up bigger and stronger. I just measured my upper arm for this question and am sitting at 15". I've never done a bicep curl in over five years but can do muscle ups, pullups ...


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Drink shakes whenever your organism is depleted of amino acids in the blood stream. «Fast protein» (e. g. whey) in the morning and immediately after workout. Some people consume a half portion before the workout, but it can make you want to puke during harder exercises. «Slow protein» (e. g. casein or a «protein matrix» mix) 30 mins before lunch and ...



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