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THE BEST BODYBUILDING CARBS SOURCES FOR MUSCLE GROWTH

It’s a diet trend that just won’t go away. Back in the 1980’s and 90’s, everyone was pointing the finger at dietary fats as the “bad stuff” that everyone should avoid to stay lean and healthy. From the late 90’s...
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BODYBUILDING & FIBER INTAKE: HOW MUCH FIBER SHOULD YOU EAT?

It may not be the most exciting topic in the world, but proper fiber intake is a highly important yet often overlooked aspect of proper nutrition when it comes to optimizing overall health and body composition. In this post I’ll...
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WHAT ARE “NET CARBS” AND HOW SHOULD YOU COUNT THEM?

It sounds great on paper… Your favorite protein bar or low carb snack of choice contains 25 grams of total carbohydrates, but only 5 of those grams actually “count” toward your daily total. The other 20 magically “disappear” and are...
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IS EATING CARBS BEFORE BED BAD FOR FAT LOSS?

Avoiding carbs late at night has been a standard fat loss dieting method for many years. The logic here is that since activity level and overall metabolic rate will be at their lowest, eating carbs before bed will increase the...
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BROWN RICE VS. WHITE RICE: WHICH IS BETTER?

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

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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