Fats are kind of like that old saying “keep your friends close and your enemies closer.” Fats have been demonized the past couple decades, but fats’ contribution to the success of your diet are more valuable than you have been led to believe.
Need more energy for a work out? Do you ever have those days where you know you need to get to the gym and meet your workout goals, but you just don’t have the energy? Is it a struggle to work out at the end of a busy day or wake up early enough to work out before a long day? If you struggle with finding enough energy for your work outs than here are some tips to help you out. Continue reading →
Ohio State University Research – High Linoleic Safflower Oil reduces belly fat better than CLA According to a recent study by Ohio State University, a daily dose of high linoleic safflower oil (6.2g of linoleic acid per day) showed a remarkable reduction in belly fat.*
Safflower Oil outperformed CLA in measurements of belly fat and reduced belly fat up to 9.4%, or 6 times more than the leading omega oil, in only 16 weeks without diet or exercise.* Continue reading →
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The best meal for bodybuilders may surprise you. There are so many complex things going on in your body and in your body chemistry at all points in your day, and when you are trying to gain muscle, it gets even more complicated. You have probably heard all kinds of terms that you don’t completely understand. You hear about needing to restore protein, the levels of your glycogen, and other levels of other things you may have never heard of before. So, when is it important to eat when trying to build muscle?
Most bodybuilders believe that eating after a workout is the best meal of the day. Though that meal is almost equally as important and should not be skipped, the most important meal for bodybuilders is the one they eat before the workout. Continue reading →
For optimal results, workout nutrition is just as important as the workout itself. Going to the gym and working with a trainer or knowing what types of strength training and cardio to engage in is essential, but did you know that if you aren’t eating properly, you may never achieve your fitness goals? Knowing what to put into your body before, during and after a workout will help you immensely when it comes to seeing results faster.
When it comes to workout nutrition, eating before a workout is the most important thing you can do for your body. Eating the right foods will fuel your body and give you the most potential during your workout. You need to make sure that you eat one or two hours before the workout, and the foods you choose do matter. Continue reading →
Do you know there are recipes with protein powder in them, other than mundane protein shakes? If the thought of gulping down a bland, watery, poorly artificially flavored protein shake makes you want to just instantly regurgitate it right back up, you are not thinking outside the glass. You can sneak protein powder into a ton of recipes and find a lot of ways to add in more protein using powder without having to make the same exact shake every single day. Continue reading →
If you are asking yourself which protein powder is the best for you, you are not alone. It seems we have all heard about the benefits of using protein powder as a supplement to help us produce muscle, but with so many brands of protein powder out there, you probably roam the aisles of your health store gawking at labels and repeatedly wondering which protein powder you should use.
Using protein powders have become popular because they help people get enough protein in their diets quickly and help increase the amount of protein one gets in his diet. They can increase lean body issue, repair muscles and aid muscle recovery. Also, if you are trying to lose weight by eating 6-8 small meals a day, supplementing a protein shake can be an easy way to come up an extra meal. Continue reading →