As social media brings the wide world of lifting closer together, we need to be able to communicate. Our UK representative explores gym life on both sides of the pond. Good day! Jolly nice to meet you. Nicola Joyce here (that’s “NIC-co-la, not “Nic-OH-la”) with LBEB’s handle transatlantic guide to gym etiquette, cheat meals, and […]

Is it really possible to build mass, increase strength, and optimize your athletic performance without eating any animal products? Vegan strength athletes think so! Here’s how to do it the right way. Bodybuilding and strength sports have traditionally been built on a hearty diet of animal protein. Even the general public automatically associate gym-goers with […]

  This is a sponsored post by The Muscle Masher. I will be the first to admit that I don’t spend nearly enough time on mobility work. I have been lucky enough to maintain great flexibility, and lifting in a near-cold state, without needing to stretch or do mobility work. Normally, that’s not an issue. […]

For most women, the idea of impending menopause is scary. We spoke to post-menopausal readers who gave us some surprising news about lifting after the menopause… Menopause 101 The menopause refers to the stage in a woman’s life where her ovaries stop releasing eggs, and she naturally stops having periods (not because of medical treatment). […]

I find programming for strength training something most people know they should do, but rarely take the step to do so.  I have known many people who say they are going to follow (insert the latest training program here) and maybe follow it for a week or 2 before jumping on the next program.  Program […]