All posts by Matt Smith

Will bodybuilding ruin tattoos

Will Bodybuilding Ruin Tattoos? An In-Depth Look

Lifting and getting tattoos are two hobbies that many people share. Hell, as far as I can tell, that’s how most people appear to spend their time in prison. But will bodybuilding ruin tattoos? Could enlarged muscles lead to the tattoo looking stretched and wrong? Let’s find out. It is unlikely that bodybuilding will ruin […]

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Five Surprising Benefits of Creatine

Five Surprising Benefits of Creatine

I talk about creatine a lot, I’ve written hundreds of articles online about its benefits, drawbacks, and supplements that contain it. I’ve been a freelance fitness and nutrition writer for 6 years now, and clients are always asking for articles about it. This podcast talks about five surprising benefits of creatine. What are the Five […]

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Will Bodybuilding Make You a Better Fighter?

Will Bodybuilding Make You a Better Fighter?

For those of us brought up on a diet of WWE wrestling and 90s action movies, having the largest pecs seems like a good indicator of fighting ability. But how realistic is that? Looking at the top heavyweight boxers or MMA fighters and you will rarely see overly large muscles. Will bodybuilding make you a […]

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What is Wrong With the Paleo Diet

What is Wrong With the Paleo Diet?

In the past, I’ve written articles for other websites that have argued for and against the paleo diet. This may sound hypocritical, how can I write one article while having an opposing opinion? Well firstly, I got bills to pay y’all. Secondly, I am not for or against the paleo diet. So I can write […]

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Will Alcohol Affect Bodybuilding

Will Alcohol Affect Bodybuilding? An in-depth look

Alcohol and bodybuilding are two hobbies that a lot of men (and an increasing number of women) have. But are these two hobbies compatible? Will alcohol affect bodybuilding? Should you give up the beer if you want to succeed? Moderate alcohol intake should have no negative effects on bodybuilding. However, bodybuilders who is training for […]

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Why Personal Trainers Hate Cardio

Why Personal Trainers Hate Cardio

Today’s podcast is all about discovering why personal trainers hate cardio. Obviously, not all personal trainers hate it, but there are enough PTs spouting off about their hate for traditional cardio for it to be worth looking at. Do they have a point? This episode explores the truth. Why Personal Trainers Hate Cardio The podcast […]

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Can You Lose Weight While Drinking Beer?

Can You Lose Weight While Drinking Beer?

Can You Lose Weight While Drinking Beer? That is the type of question that Beer n Biceps was created to answer! In fact, I’ve already written an article about it, check it out here. But not everyone has time to waste reading words on a page, so I decided to do a podcast on the […]

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The truth about keto diets

The Truth About Keto Diets: A No-Holds Barred View

I try not to lean too heavily on one side or the other when it comes to fitness arguments. Partly because I hate conflict (unless I’m drunk) but mostly because I think that having strong views on scientific subjects should only come once you have mastered your field. The truth about keto diets is that […]

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Can bodybuilding increase testosterone?

Can Bodybuilding Increase Testosterone?

Can bodybuilding increase testosterone? The answer probably seems obvious to you, exercise increases testosterone, so does having low body fat, and don’t bodybuilders use steroids to increase it further? But actually, many long term bodybuilders struggle with testosterone production for years. Natural bodybuilding can increase testosterone production. Pro bodybuilders, who use anabolic steroids to artificially […]

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Biggest Dieting Mistake

The Biggest Dieting Mistake People Make

This podcast was recorded in October, but due to severe procrastination I have only just got around to publishing it. In fact, I have a backlog of SIX podcasts that still need to be uploaded. I guess it’s just a lot more enjoyable to drink beer and moan about the world than it is to […]

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