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Stop the yo-yo effect

Yo-yo eating just as bad as regular junk food

Yo-yo eating just as bad as regular junk food If you eat junk food over the weekend it is just as bad for your gut health as eating junk food all the time. According to researcher Margaret Morris from the University of New South Wales in Australia eating healthy during ...

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Cheat smart

A well-structured cheat meal can help you surmount weight-loss plateaus and help you maintain your sanity when you are on a diet.

Take the shackles off your diet every once in a while A well-structured cheat meal can help you surmount weight-loss plateaus and help you maintain your sanity when you are on a diet. Our bodies don’t want to change and weight-loss plateaus are expected as you try to lose weight ...

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Keto diets – eat fat to lose fat

Keto diets advocate that people consume a high percentage of fats which will help their bodies metabolise stored fat while they bring their carbohydrate levels to around 50 grams or lower per day.

A ketogenic diet advocates that people consume a high percentage of fats which will help their bodies metabolise stored fat while they bring their carbohydrate levels to around 50 grams or lower per day. Bodybuilders have been using keto diets to get super shredded ahead of shows. The diet forces ...

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Make sure you get that meal in

A lot of bodybuilders eat 6 meals a day to assist them with muscle growth and keep their metabolism working at maximum efficiency.

A lot of bodybuilders eat 6 meals a day to assist them with muscle growth and keep their metabolism working at maximum efficiency. They split up their food into smaller more manageable meals and spread them over a period of time to meet the daily calories they need to keep ...

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Pre-workout meals

Pre-workout Meals: Fuel your workouts with high octane food

Fuel your workouts with high octane food To get the most from every training session you need the right fuel to fire up your engine. While we’re fortunate to have access to a wide range of well-formulated and effective pre-workout products, when you’re training six days a week, 52 weeks ...

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Getting post workout nutrition right

Getting post workout nutrition right

If you’re going to lift like a man. you better start eating like one! How would you like it if you found out that you could increase protein synthesis by 110%, store glycogen twice as effectively, increase insulin sensitivity and growth hormone levels, and improve on recovery time naturally? Well, ...

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Recipe – Sweet and sour chicken strips

Recipe - Sweet and sour chicken strips

Who said your chicken breasts should be tasteless and boring? Open your mind to an easy muscle-fueling food with the following chicken recipe to reach your fat loss and muscle building goals: Sweet and sour chicken recipe What you need? 3-4 chicken breasts 2 tsp salt ½ tsp black pepper ...

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Your go-to muscle-building protein sources

Your go-to muscle-building protein sources

Muscle-building and protein are synonymous. Protein-rich food sources will not only energise you but will give you the most muscle-building nutrients per calorie in your ongoing quest to pack on slabs of muscle. For high-quality protein bodybuilders should look no further than: 1. Whey protein You cannot go wrong with ...

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The perfect protein blend

The perfect protein blend - Study finds that a protein combination is best for post-workout muscle repair and growth

Study finds that a protein combination is best for post-workout muscle repair and growth A clinical study entitled “Effect of Protein Blend vs. Whey Protein Ingestion on Muscle Protein Synthesis Following Resistance Exercise” was recently presented by Dr. Blake Rasmussen and colleagues at the Experimental Biology 2012 conference. The clinical ...

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Muscle Alchemy – Directing calories from fat into muscle

Muscle Alchemy - Directing calories from fat into muscle

By Mike T. Nelson (reprinted with permission from www.vpxsports.com) In a perfect world you could magically divert all the calories consumed directly to your muscles first, to make them bigger and stronger. The rest of the calories would be used for the myriad of “housekeeping” activities your body performs on ...

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