In our previous blog, we discussed squats and their role in glute hypertrophy. Although the gluteus minimus and gluteus medius are not absent from the overall squat operation, their role in the exercise is minimal. The glute that benefits the most from the squat is gluteus maximus simply because its primary function is hip extension. Today, we’re going to show you how to build up the two smaller gluteals, how to further develop the maximus, and then provide you with our very own Booteus Maximus workout routine.Read more "Booteus Maximus (Part 2): The Best Exercises for Bigger and Better Glutes"
From the self-proclaimed booty-builder to the major league baseball player to the everyday workout enthusiast, everyone wants a nice looking backside. In this day and age, a bubbly pair of glutes seems to be one of the most sought-after items in the muscle department. The fitness community appears to be so obsessed with rear ends that we’ve even come up with a name to describe the style of glutes we like, #SquatBooty. However, within the last couple of weeks, there has been some controversy, calling out the term and the exercise associated with it. Claims can be seen popping up on social media stating that squats don’t build up the tushy muscles after all. Well, let’s investigate!Read more "Booteus Maximus (Part 1): Do Squats Really Build The Glutes?"
When it comes to macros, protein is probably the most glorified of the three nutrients. While carbs and fats get a bad rep for causing unwanted weight gain, protein seems to be the fitness enthusiast’s best friend. If we had to guess, it’s probably because the macro is associated with muscle mass and who doesn’t want more muscle, right? The quest for gains has inevitably lead to a protein obsession, which has many individuals consuming an inefficient amount of it. Learn how to get the most out of your macros. Here’s how much protein you REALLY need.Read more "PROTEIN: HOW MUCH DO WE REALLY NEED?"
Over the last couple of months, the Gympire HQ has been going back and forth with the brand, thinking about what it is, what it could be, and what it is becoming. Although there was some foundation to stand upon and a philosophy to guide our decisions, there was still a lot to be uncovered about the brand. We had a rough outline of who we wanted to be but very few colors shaded the areas in between.Today, we are proud to announce that we have a very clear understanding of the brand we wish to create and present to the world. We’d like to share that with you.Read more "Defining Gympire"
We made this business to make a difference and here’s how were going to do that. #HeartAtWorkRead more "We’ve Got Heart"
The process of working out can be very taxing on the body. Without proper post workout nutrition, the recovery process might hinder our fitness goals. But, it’s not all about the macros. Here is why you should be consuming a more micronutrient dense post workout meal to ensure that you make gains and keep them.Read more "Post Workout Nutrition: It’s all about the Micros."
A wise man once said, “A goal without a plan is just a wish.” So many people wander through life convincing themselves and others of their imminent greatness only to end up with dandelions when it’s over. Here’s how to create your very own interactive action plan to ensure that your success is not another elusive wish.Read more "How to Kick Ass in 2018 and the Following Years to Come"