Category: Nutrition

Eating Right For Muscle Gain

Eating Right For Muscle Gain

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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Healthy Cooking Tips

Healthy Cooking Tips

When trying to lose weight or build muscle, many people believe that if they follow “points” and “count the carbs” of some of the most well-known diet labels, the pounds will fall off. While it does seem as if most of the hard work has already been done, most people do not realize that they can prepare that same frozen […]

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Muscle Building Snacks

Muscle Building Snacks

Snacks are a great way to fill up quickly and hold oneself over until the next meal. Snacking can be beneficial, but if a person is eating the wrong types of foods, they can cause more harm than intended. Grabbing a bag of chips or a cupcake may not be the most ideal type of snack, and while they may […]

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Ways That Alcohol Hinders Muscle Building (Video)

Ways That Alcohol Hinders Muscle Building (Video)

Having a drink once in a while is considered routine by most people. However, for people who are looking to build muscle, this route may not be the best one to take. There are a host of reasons why alcohol could hinder the process of building muscles and counteract the effects of the many hours spent at the gym. Alcohol […]

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Macronutrients and Micronutrients: Protein, Carbohydrates, Fats, Vitamins, Water and Minerals Explained (Video)

Macronutrients and Micronutrients: Protein, Carbohydrates, Fats, Vitamins, Water and Minerals Explained (Video)

Most of the nutrients that help the body function in a healthy and normative manner can be categorized as either a macronutrient or a micronutrient. Macronutrients are needed in larger amounts and include proteins, carbohydrates, and fats. Micronutrients are needed in smaller amounts and include vitamins, minerals, and trace elements. It is very beneficial to have a solid understanding of […]

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12 Surprising Foods With More Sugar Than A Krispy Kreme Doughnut

12 Surprising Foods With More Sugar Than A Krispy Kreme Doughnut

Prepare to have your mind blown away by how much sugar is in some of these products. Takepart has listed 12 foods that exceed the 10 grams of sugar in a classic Krispy Kreme glazed doughnut. Sugar has become a super-villain of sorts. We see its evil machinations in the form of Tony the Tiger leering down at children and in rats getting addicted to […]

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Pop Tarts For Fitness? (Video)

Pop Tarts For Fitness? (Video)

Recently, Pop-Tarts have been gaining popularity in both the fitness and bodybuilding community. For some, Pop-Tarts are being used as a carb tool of choice. Bodybuilders choose to eat them both pre and post workout as a quick source of carbs. Many claim Pop-Tarts can provide you with just the right amount of high carbs, with minimal fat, making them the perfect […]

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Learning To Gain Weight And Build Muscle

Learning To Gain Weight And Build Muscle

If you want to increase muscle mass and gain weight, remember that in order to effectively bulk up, you will need to be persistent in your efforts. Increasing your caloric intake is an important part of gaining weight and building new muscle tissue. When you feed your body more food than it can burn, you gain weight. Weight training is […]

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Low Carb Pizza Cauliflower Base Recipe (Video)

Low Carb Pizza Cauliflower Base Recipe (Video)

Check out this low carb cauliflower based pizza recipe from The Diet Kitchen. Ingredients: 700g Cauliflower – Get it delivered here: http://bit.ly/1hWiFbS 50g cheese Dash of Oregano, Salt, Basil, Garlic Powder 1 egg Tomato Puree Toppings of choice! Macros: Calories: 503kcal Protein: 44g Carbs: 22g Fats: 2g Fiber: 11g    

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

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

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 standing protein myths you’ll hear in gyms across the world every day is, your body can only digest 30 grams of protein in a single meal. People that say this will tell you that eating anything […]

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