What I’m Discovering about Muscle Mass in Training

Training is a laboratory where I uncover concepts I put into our training programs. And recently I’ve made some discoveries about how each of our bodies adapts to training, and how to make the most of a muscle building session in the gym.

AI and the Future of Fitness

ChatGPT can now make you a meal and workout plan in seconds. So is the fitness professional about to be replaced? Here’s our take on the future and where the human touch will come in handy.

Effort and Maximum Impact While Lifting

You want to get all you can out of your lifting sessions, right? Dialing in your effort levels will maximize your time in the gym. But that doesn’t mean everything should feel super hard. Use these tips to build strength and keep your body in the game much longer.

Training and Fasting

Fasting has become a popular way to control for calories, and it’s also a popular topic among those interested in general health and wellness. But it’s not a must-have for everyone. Here’s why you might want to fast or skip it entirely, and what to do if you want to train while fasted.

Holiday and Vacation Survival Guide

When you’re trying to stay healthy and fit, it can feel like there are disruptions and temptations at every turn. Here at Functional Bodybuilding, our team of coaches has years of experience getting their personal clients through these temptations.

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Counting Macros for Dummies

Let’s take it step by step so you have a clear understanding of how counting macros works. We’ll start at the beginning so you feel confident to take action right away.

counting macros for dummies

Going Off Sugar

What does it mean to go off sugar? Is it even possible? Let’s look at different ways and reasons to reduce sugar intake, and the role of sugar as an energy source for training and recovery.

Conditioning for Muscle Mass

If your goal is muscle mass, resistance training should be number 1. But what about conditioning? Will any amount of cardio steal your gainz? Here’s the role of conditioning for a muscle focused plan, and how you can still have fun and feel athletic with conditioning while building muscle too.

Counting Calories Correctly

Are the calories on your rower really what you burned? How about on your Apple watch? And are nutrition labels accurate too? Amid this sea of numbers, it’s easy to get mixed up – here are some truths about how calorie counting really works, and how to use it to your advantage. Sponsored by LMNT – get …

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