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Your optimal training frequency for the Glutes part I: Exercise Type

Your optimal training frequency for the Glutes part I: Exercise Type

How often should you train your Glutes? The best training frequency for muscle growth is a controversial topic. Most elite bodybuilders swear by training a muscle only once a week (Hackett et al., 2013). A recent meta-analysis concluded that working a muscle group twice per week was superior for hypertrophy compared to once per week (Schoenfeld et al., 2016). Still, modern progressive lifters argue that […]

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Can diet soda help you lose weight?

Can diet soda help you lose weight?

Diet soda seems an ideal drinking choice when trying to lose weight. It tastes almost as good as regular soda, but contains zero calories. But doesn’t that sound too good to be true? Aren’t there any downsides? In this article I explain how the body reacts to sugar and to sweeteners from diet soda. Then I investigate whether diet soda indeed makes losing weight easier, […]

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4 things you (probably) didn’t know about wine and weight loss

4 things you (probably) didn’t know about wine and weight loss

Wine is a delight to drink. That’s a fact. Whether you’re drinking a nice tempranillo during dinner, or a sauvignon blanc in the sun, you cannot deny the fact that it contributes to a cozier, richer, more tipsy life. This begs the question: what consequence does drinking a habitual glass grapetasticness have for your figure? Should you eliminate it completely, or is there a way […]

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The best exercises for the Glutes

The best exercises for the Glutes

A firm butt, a juicy booty, a round butt, godly glutes, a cherry bottom…

Whatever you want to call it, you know what it looks like, and you want it. But what gets a booty so juicy? What makes a butt so firm? 1 word: size. Muscle size, to be precise. Underneath that cushion of fat there are undeniably some slaps of butt muscle: the glutes. The […]

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