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Missing breakfast can lead to poor health

Skipping the most important meal of your day can lead to health risks. “People who regularly skip breakfast likely have an overall unhealthy lifestyle,” said Valentin Fuster, lead author of a new study which was recently published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. While studies in the ...

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The cardio versus weights debate

Researchers recently measured weight lifting versus cardiovascular exercise to determine which was best for weight loss. They found that cardio burns more calories and is best for reducing fat mass but excessive cardio can lead to a loss in muscle. Not a good thing when you are a bodybuilder! On the ...

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Intermittent dieting can help weight loss

Taking a break during a diet may improve losing fat. In recent findings published by researchers from the University of Tasmania breaks during dieting can help with weight loss and even keep the kilos off. The study, funded by the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia, probed the ...

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Bulking can alter the heart

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Gaining weight, even if it is only a few kilogrammes, can change your heart muscle and affect its ability to pump blood. Lose or maintain weight According to cardiologist Ian Neeland, M.D., people should focus on weight stability if they struggle to drop fat while on a training programme. “Any weight ...

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A Big Serving of Food Psychology

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A new study involving a six-week experiment in a dining hall at the Stanford University in California found that people are more likely to choose vegetable dishes with exotic descriptions. The dining hall served up one of eight vegetable dishes during lunch time. The manner in which kitchen staff prepared ...

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The Strongman Supplement Plan – USN’s Samuel Frauenstein

USN Man Remade Samuel Frauenstein

The Strongman Supplement Plan: Samuel Frauenstein‘s approach to supplementation and nutrition revealed. The nutritional requirements of strongman competitors like Team USN Elite athlete Samuel Frauenstein varies to those of bodybuilders as their goals are completely different. Where bodybuilders focus on aesthetics, with muscle gain and fat loss of paramount importance, strongmen ...

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Excessive Exercise Can Damage your Gut

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A review of published studies has found that excessive exercise can compromise your gut integrity and function. According to Dr. Ricardo Costa, lead author of the Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics review, exercise stress of two or more hours at 60 percent of your maximum intensity level appeared to be the ...

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No More Late Night Meals

Bodybuilders who get up in the middle of the night to down a protein shake or eat a meal could be affecting their weight and metabolism negatively. According to a new study conducted by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania in America eating late at night can not only increase ...

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Cut back on sugar-filled drinks

Skipping just one sugar-filled drink or downing a glass of water instead can significantly reduce the risk of obesity, Type 2 diabetes and heart disease.

Replacing just one serving can be of benefit Experts have for years warned of the health risks associated with drinking heavily sweetened drinks but it was recently found replacing even just one such drink can be of benefit for reducing your body weight and improving your health. According to nutrition ...

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Eat for growth and recovery

To pack on quality muscle you need to eat quality food. The general question is always what to eat as all food is not created equal.

To pack on quality muscle you need to eat quality food. The general question is always what to eat as all food is not created equal. Protein If you want to build muscle mass you need protein. Shoot for a minimum of between 1.6g/kg to 1.8g/kg when you are training ...

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