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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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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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Fuel your workouts with USN’s Anavol Intra-Gro

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Science has come a long way since bodybuilders depended on coffee as a performance enhancer. The easy-to-digest carbohydrate called Vitargo has been on the lips of everyone who is on a mission to crush their workouts in the gym. Consuming the right nutrients at the right time is critical if ...

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Is fat really bad?

New research shows that the overriding principle of a healthy diet is not the quantity of fat or carbohydrates but the quality of foods consumed.

New research shows that the overriding principle of a healthy diet is not the quantity of fat or carbohydrates but the quality of foods consumed. Scientists at the University of Bergen in Norway sparked a new debate whether dietary fat and in particular saturated fat could be good for you. ...

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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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The right rice

Meals consisting of steak, sweet potato, chicken and rice have been staples of bodybuilders for decades.

Meals consisting of steak, sweet potato, chicken and rice have been staples of bodybuilders for decades. Rice is one of the most popular carbohydrate sources for bodybuilders because it is cheap and easy to prepare. Brown rice is generally the preferred choice. It has more protein, fiber, vitamins and minerals ...

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Smart Eating

Smart Eating: Solid advice you often hear from competitive bodybuilders is that it is wise to stay within 5 kilograms of your contest weight

Solid advice you often hear from competitive bodybuilders is that it is wise to stay within 5 kilograms of your contest weight For some it is hard to pack on any extra muscle in the off-season while others battle with too much bulk when they are getting ready for a ...

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Carb up to build muscle

Carb up to fuel your workouts and help to replenish your depleted muscle glycogen levels faster after a strenuous workout.

Carbohydrates don’t deserve the bad rap they get as they add muscle and enhance recovery. Carb up to fuel your workouts and help to replenish your depleted muscle glycogen levels faster after a strenuous workout. Check out these carbohydrate options to build some serious bulk and speed up recovery: Pasta ...

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