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We all know, at least I hope anyways, that to progress our physiques musculature we must continue to lift heavier and heavier.  Just as we would with food, gradual increases are what are going to push us to that next level, then the next, and so on.  Progressive overload is the gradual increase of stress placed upon the body during training. The principal behind this is continuously increasing the demands on the musculoskeletal system so that you can make gains in muscle size, strength, and endurance.  In other words, each time you walk into the gym, the goal is to progress your lifts. Progressive...

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Redcon1 Athlete Luke Sandoe goes grocery shopping for 4 days of off-season prep. Watch for yourself now!

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In today’s fast-paced lifestyle, taking a break for a meal can be a challenging task. Also, as technology is progressing, the need for more nutrition-rich foods is in high demand. Especially in the fitness and bodybuilding world, the need for foods based on the essential nutrients is one of the main prerequisites for success. And while the importance of the dietary supplements revolutionized this sport, the emergence of the nutrition bars has been somewhat undermined. Yet, these tasty products can have a significant impact on the process of body transformation.  However, there are hundreds of these nutritional bars on the...

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Today’s fitness and bodybuilding world combine many different workout concepts. Also, these innovations enable many people to find their own place in the broad fitness world. Many fitness enthusiasts can establish a workout routine through these exercise concepts. However, one method that is somewhat undermined is the group fitness class. And like the other exercise concepts, the group fitness class can offer numerous benefits. Here are 5 advantages of this training model. 1. A Proper Routine Many people repeatedly turn to physical activities that they’ve grown comfortable with. The group fitness classes can have a significant impact as it can...

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Redcon1 Athlete, Luke Sandoe, recaps his experience at the 2019 Arnold Sports Festival where he placed 3rd. Hear about his days just before he stepped on stage, and where he's headed next. Watch now!

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The overtraining syndrome is somewhat undermined in today’s fast-paced lifestyle. Also, not many people are aware that they train beyond the body system ability to recover. One of the reasons for this is that many athletes believe more training will ultimately result in more gains. That is why you may see many young bodybuilders hitting the gym almost every day. However, the reality is that this overtraining syndrome can implicate some negative effects on the body. That is why it is imperative to take a certain step to prevent possible overtraining syndrome. 1. RecoveryThe first notable step to tackle this issue...

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There is no doubt that there are many risks in high intensity workouts. These potentially negative factors can result in many complications for the body. And many times, our desire, determination, and motivation may lead us into certain physical challenges. However, these potential negative outcomes should not discourage you from becoming a successful lifter. After all, the benefits of building muscle and shredding fat are endless. Yet, it is imperative to learn how to protect your body. 1.Learn How to Lift This first tip may sound as simple and something that everyone is aware of it. However, the reality is...

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One of the newest members of the Redcon1 team is very quickly making waves in the body building industry. You may think you know a lot about this humble giant, but do you? Let’s test your Luke Sandoe knowledge!   Loading...

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Many people in the bodybuilding world tend to skip the leg day. However, strong legs are the foundation of a well-developed physique. Powerful and defined legs are the main symmetry element of a proper body transformation. Moreover, by building your legs muscles, you can increase your endurance and strength. So, why there are so many people that skip the leg day? Maybe because the leg exercises are not fun. Or maybe because many bodybuilders tend to focus on their upper body. But, avoiding the legs workout can slow your overall progress. Also, it is important to avoid the so-called “Chicken...

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