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The Metabolism Part 2: Muscle Mass

The first element of metabolism is muscle mass. The more muscle you have, the more calories you burn. Beyond that, it’s a matter of calories consumed vs. calories burned. If you cut back your calories too much, you will lose muscle mass and slow down your metabolism, so I’d suggest always lean towards burning more […]

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The Value in Volume

To grow and become stronger, you also must rest and recover. Training breaks you down and takes energy. So, why train? Why not just rest and recover? The reason is you must stimulate an adaptation. Training is the stimulus that causes your body to adapt. However, training is a negative factor taking energy and requiring […]