Category: Nutrition

Almond Milk For Fitness

Almond Milk For Fitness

Historically, almond milk has been used since at least the Middle Ages. It is known to have been a popular replacement for cow’s milk in Western Europe, as well as the Islamic world, because almond milk keeps longer. Only recently has it begun to increase in popularity. In fact, in 2011 the sale of almond milk rose by almost 80%, […]

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8 Healthy Smoothie Recipes Under 250 Calories

8 Healthy Smoothie Recipes Under 250 Calories

  Some smoothies can pack up to 400+ calories in a 20-ounce cup. Here’s 8 healthy low calorie smoothie recipes. under 250 calories.   Smoothie Tips: ADD ICE LAST: Adding ice first may cause you to overblend, leaving you with a watery drink. IF YOU USE FROZEN FRUIT: You may not need as much ice. Frozen fruit is as nutrient-packed as fresh—just […]

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Strict Diet Vs. Diet Cheating : How Strict Should Your Weight Loss Program Be?

Strict Diet Vs. Diet Cheating : How Strict Should Your Weight Loss Program Be?

Depriving yourself of foods you enjoy is not productive to your fat loss efforts in the long run. If you want to lose fat permanently and healthfully without going crazy with cravings or battling with binges, then here’s what you must do instead: Find a sensible way to work even your most “sinful” favorite foods into your diet, but do […]

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Egg Nog Protein Shake Recipe (Video)

Egg Nog Protein Shake Recipe (Video)

For those who are outside of the tradition, the Northern American favorite eggnog, or sometimes called egg nog, is a frothy milk and/or cream-based beverage made together with sugar and whipped eggs, which is sometimes usually added with spirits such as brandy, rum or bourbon and dashed with some ground cinnamon or nutmeg. This drink is heard only during the […]

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Eating Right For Muscle Gain (Video)

Eating Right For Muscle Gain (Video)

As is common knowledge, the most important nutrient needed for muscle gain is protein. Protein is the basic component of muscle fiber and is required in large quantities to repair the muscle tissues after exercise and form new tissue to increase muscle mass. With that said, protein is not the only component that body builders focus on, there is also […]

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How Much Protein Can You Digest Per Meal? (Video)

How Much Protein Can You Digest Per Meal? (Video)

Do you know that there is a threshold when it comes to acquiring certain nutrients even with protein-rich foods? So, you might wonder how much exactly do our body need to get its daily protein fix. Checkout this great video by Jeff from ATHLEAN-X™ answering the common question on how much protein you can consume per meal? One of the longest […]

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The Benefits Of Coconut Water When Training

The Benefits Of Coconut Water When Training

For athletes and people who are avid gym goers, nutrition and rehydration are two very important factors in getting the most from your workout and also being in tip top shape. Of course, sports drinks offer people of this vein plenty of benefits but what if there was a natural equivalent? Well, there is – coconut water. Coconut water was […]

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Winter is Coming: Bulking Season is Upon Us!

Winter is Coming: Bulking Season is Upon Us!

As the weather starts to get chilly, many people want to start bulking up. Adding a little bulk is a great way to stay warmer during the winter, while also providing you with a little extra fuel to burn off. However, bulking up doesn’t simply mean eating more, as without careful monitoring those extra calories can turn into unwanted fat, […]

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What Is The Importance Of Drinking Water For Bodybuilding?

What Is The Importance Of Drinking Water For Bodybuilding?

When discussing bodybuilding, everyone primarily concentrates on food but what’s about drinking water? Drinking water is just as important. Here are some important reasons why you should be drinking more water: 1. Water hydrates your body During your workout, our body loses a lot of water. We must re hydrate our body by drinking plenty of water. Water also detoxifies your body and eliminates the toxins and […]

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The Muscle Building Properties Of Vitamin C

The Muscle Building Properties Of Vitamin C

Most persons attempting to build muscle try to get as much protein as possible in their diet by supplementing with protein shakes and protein supplements. While protein is very important in building muscle there is also a vitamin that is just as important and that is Vitamin C. You may scoff at the suggestion initially but by the time you […]

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