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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

me food psychology

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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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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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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Nocturnal protein shake boosts muscle growth

Dutch nutritionists confirmed that a protein shake taken before turning in for the night can pack on extra muscle.

Dutch nutritionists confirmed that a protein shake taken before turning in for the night can pack on extra muscle. In a scientific study done on the effect of a nocturnal protein shake on muscles, scientists found the intake of extra casein protein led to an increase in muscle protein synthesis ...

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The 10 Best Mass Building Foods

The 10 Best Mass Building Foods

Eating for mass shouldn’t have to be a chore! By Pedro van Gaalen, Managing Editor Eating for mass can be exhausting. Physically consuming the volume of food required to hit your daily calorie target is often the hardest part of a bodybuilder’s diet. At the top end of the sport athletes like Jay ...

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Nutrient Timing

How important is nutrient timing?

Feeding your muscles for growth is a science. Here’s how to optimise your nutrition for the best results By Pedro van Gaalen, Managing Editor The principles of nutrient timing are based on the biology and physiology of the human body. Known scientific facts govern the application of these principles as ...

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Power Protein Smoothies

Don’t have time to get those essential calories in, feel like you need a quick protein boost, or you’re just plain tired of the monotonous flavours of your off the shelf protein shakes? Then try these 2 protein packed, and delicious smoothie recipes to get the boost in protein and ...

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Buttering Up For A Better Body

Peanuts falling out of bag, with jar of peanut butter nearby.

Why peanut butter is a super-food that should be in everyone’s grocery cupboard Most of us have childhood memories of peanut butter sandwiches enjoyed during school lunch with friends. But many of us drop peanut butter off the shopping list when we reach adulthood, which is a big mistake. This ...

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