From fitness, to nutrition, to life advice, and everything in between, start at the top and work your way down through phase 1 of Builtstrong! Or, feel free to narrow in on a certain topic via the search bar! Whatever brought you here, it is our sincere wish that through our content and your determination … Continue reading Welcome!
Now that you have all the basics from phase 1 what would you like to hear about next? The plan for phase 2 is to discuss topics of interest to you, the reader! So please, find the contact page and let us know what you would like to hear about next or drop some ideas … Continue reading Phase 2 coming soon!
What do you think of when you hear the word bodybuilder? Probably some monstrous looking human who must be pumped full of steroids? Well first of all, lets clear that up. Bodybuilding simply refers to the sport of lifting weights as a means of shaping the body. That's it, no steroids or monsters involved. Bodybuilding … Continue reading Bodybuilding
Contrary to popular belief, great bodies are built in the kitchen not the gym. Ok, the gym definitely plays a role but to put things in perspective it really is about 70% kitchen and 30% gym. It would be nearly impossible to achieve your dream body without putting the up most importance on nutrition. People … Continue reading Calories
If you're reading this right now then it means that something has motivated you. Motivation can come from a number of places and almost all are good. However if your motives are hate, revenge, or any other external force, then that is a start but not sustainable. So, some dude stole your girl and now … Continue reading Motivation
Hopefully we haven't already scared our female viewers away with the first post titled bodybuilding. I really would like to elaborate that bodybuilding does not turn you into so monstrous looking human, I promise you that. It often deters women from ever trying out this amazing sport for fear of taking on a "manly" or … Continue reading Women and bodybuilding
Now that you know the basics, it's time to take a deeper look into what kinds of food you're eating. A bowl of ice cream may contain 400 calories (estimate) but is very different from eating 400 calories of chicken or vegetables. Yes of course, because chicken and vegetables are healthy but Ice cream is … Continue reading Macronutrients
Now that you have thought about what motivates you, roll with it! The next step is to set goals and think about dreams. If you don't have a goal then you are walking around blind and are destined to end up somewhere you didn't intend to. "Give me six hours to chop down a tree … Continue reading Goals and dreams
Now, to expand on the term many people may have heard of but never really understood or applied: body fat. This is the measure of fat mass that makes up our bodies normally given as a percentage. For example: you have a man who looks slightly obese and weights 200 pounds however you have another … Continue reading Body weight vs Bodyfat
If you have made it this far then I strongly suggest that you read the previous posts before diving into this one as they are the lead you need to understand why I will suggest eating certain foods. Now, with that out of the way I wish to inform you on some of the best … Continue reading What to eat
So, you set a huge goal and failed. Now what? You people need to realise that the pain you are faced with when u set a huge goal and fail to achieve it is a great thing. Failure can be one of the biggest motives for change and it can fuel years of success. The … Continue reading Pain and embracing the darkness