He knows the drill!
Whatever your feelings about the festive season, there’s one thing that connects all of us at Christmas — food!
Christmas is about chilling out and enjoying a feast with friends and family. The only trouble is, lots of calories and inactivity equals extra weight.
The average person puts on around 4 lbs of excess during Christmas week and it can take up to four months to shift that extra weight. Now we’re not saying don’t enjoy Christmas — but if you do get trapped in the Christmas hamper, then you’ll need a damage limitation plan.
Bulk like a bear
Dark evenings are here again and with them the tendency for us to eat too much, do too little and lay down fat.
Some blame the lack of sunlight for knocking our motivation to hit the gym, others say it’s just the cold, or the change of seasons.
We say it’s hibernation and it could be your best chance to bulk up.
Not all fat is bad
Fat has gained a bad reputation over the years. But not all fat is bad and it’s a dietary disaster that society has glazed all fatty foods with the same bad-fat brush.
It’s actually healthy to consume good fats — fact. So here’s a little story about fat and the ones you should eat and those to avoid.
Someone who knows about weight gain.
One of the hardest parts of building a better physique is gaining weight.
Realising the sheer volume of calories required to add mass can be a daunting prospect, especially taking into account the high levels of protein a typical bodybuilder needs.
Which one needs to bulk we wonder?
Bulking up is an issue many slim beginners struggle with. There is so much to learn about the fundamentals of adding muscle mass, it is no wonder so many gym newbies find it a daunting prospect.
However, there are some essential basics that once mastered will see pounds of muscle added to your physique regularly. The most important aspects of bulking is:
Gain weight the healthy way
We live in a society more prone to obesity than ever before, but for some, it’s putting on weight that’s the problem.
If you’re one of those people for whom bulking up is a challenge – here are some good reasons to keep trying. And of course we give you the lowdown on how to achieve healthy weight gain.
OMG – the weird and wonderful world of weight gain
Dieting is a multi-billion pound industry. But not everyone wants to be thin.
Meet our well-padded pioneers of weight gain. Heavy heroes who give salad a wide berth and plump for puddings whenever they can.