Category Archive for "Nutrition"

BROWN RICE VS. WHITE RICE: WHICH IS BETTER?

Sean Nalewanyj

“Is it okay to eat white rice as part of my muscle building and fat burning diet? What’s the truth on the issue of brown rice vs. white rice?” If you talk to a “fitness expert”, nine times out of…

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BEST POST CARDIO MEAL: WHAT TO EAT AFTER CARDIO

Sean Nalewanyj

“I’d like to know what to eat after cardio. What is the best post cardio meal for burning fat and maintaining muscle?” The short and simple answer here is that it’s really not something to concern yourself with. The specific…

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THE MYTH OF “FAST CARBS” VS. “SLOW CARBS”

Sean Nalewanyj

What are the best carbohydrate sources to include in your bodybuilding nutrition plan? “Stick to slow absorbing carbohydrates”. This is the typical auto-pilot response that you’ll get from most “fitness nutrition experts”. On the surface, it seems to make sense….

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WHAT IS THE BEST POST WORKOUT MEAL?

Sean Nalewanyj

Post workout nutrition has become like a religion in bodybuilding circles. Known as the “window of opportunity”, the 3-4 hour period immediately following a workout session is considered a critical time to provide your body with high quality protein and…

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THE BEST FOODS TO EAT TO GAIN MUSCLE SIZE

Sean Nalewanyj

You already know that proper nutrition is crucial to the process of muscular recovery and growth… but which specific foods are the best overall choices for bodybuilders and athletes? If you want to know exactly what to eat to gain…

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STEP-BY-STEP MASS GAINING DIET PLAN FOR BODYBUILDERS

Sean Nalewanyj

You can have the best workout routine in the world, but without a proper nutrition plan to match your muscle gains will be dead in the water. You can’t build a house without bricks, and you can’t build your muscles…

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IS THE “IIFYM DIET” LEGIT? (IF IT FITS YOUR MACROS)

Sean Nalewanyj

The concept of IIFYM or “if it fits your macros” has been spreading like wildfire through the online bodybuilding community over the past couple of years. This has led to huge debates on discussion forums, chatrooms and YouTube videos between…

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WHY POST WORKOUT CARBS ARE NOT NECESSARY

Sean Nalewanyj

Dextrose… waxy maize… maltodextrin… The practise of consuming huge doses of simple post workout carbs has pretty much become a religion in bodybuilding circles. You finish your workout, you mix up a post workout shake consisting of whey protein and…

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IS THERE A MAXIMUM PROTEIN INTAKE LIMIT PER MEAL?

Sean Nalewanyj

The bodybuilding world is full of an endless number of well-accepted “truths” that most lifters blindly incorporate into their programs without questioning them first. A common “truth” is the idea of a maximum protein intake limit per meal, usually in…

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