Category Archive for "General Nutrition"

THE BEST WAY TO CALCULATE MAINTENANCE CALORIES

What follows is the simplest and perhaps most accurate way to calculate maintenance calories as a beginner. Why is it important to know your calorie maintenance level? Because net energy balance – total calories in versus the total calories out…

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how to eat to gain muscle

HOW TO EAT TO GAIN MUSCLE: THE 3 MOST IMPORTANT RULES

Nutrition is often overanalyzed and can become overcomplicated. Many “experts” give you a million guidelines for optimal results. They talk about foods you “must” eat or avoid, the exact time of the day you should eat, the “perfect” macronutrient ratio,…

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maingaining vs bulk

“MAINGAINING” VS. BULKING: WHICH IS BEST FOR MUSCLE GROWTH?

Many people take “maingaining” too far. That causes them to slow down their muscle building results or even prevent them from making any gains at all. In this article, we’ll cover what maingaining is, whether it can be beneficial, and…

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diet hunger

YES, IT’S NORMAL TO FEEL HUNGRY DURING A CUTTING PHASE (VIDEO)

Is it normal to feel hungry while dieting for fat loss, or is this a sign that you’ve dropped your calories too low? In today’s video I explain the simple truth about eating in a calorie deficit that you must…

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best fat loss diet

THE SINGLE BEST DIET FOR FAT LOSS? (VIDEO)

 With so many popular fat loss diets to choose from nowadays, it can be tough to know which route to take. What is the best overall nutritional approach for leaning down while sparing muscle mass and strength Intermittent fasting?…

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bodybuilding on a budget

20 CHEAP BODYBUILDING FOODS TO BUILD MUSCLE ON A BUDGET

Meeting your daily muscle building nutrition needs to pack on size and strength might seem like a daunting task if you’re on a tighter budget. Fortunately, putting together a healthy and well-rounded “cheap” bodybuilding diet is perfectly possible as long…

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tracking macros eating out

HOW TO TRACK CALORIES AND MACROS WHEN EATING OUT

When preparing your own meals from home, figuring out the nutritional content is a breeze. You know precisely which foods you’re eating and how much, along with access to nutrition labels, food scales, measuring cups and anything else you need…

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is breakfast important

IS BREAKFAST IMPORTANT FOR BUILDING MUSCLE & LOSING FAT?

Breakfast… The nutritional cornerstone of a healthy fitness diet – or simply an optional morning meal? For years conventional wisdom has told us that breakfast is the “most important meal of the day”. It’s claimed to boost metabolism, kick start…

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does green tea burn fat

GREEN TEA AND WEIGHT LOSS: DOES GREEN TEA BURN FAT?

Green tea is one of the most widely consumed beverages in the world. Along with delivering a wide variety of overall health benefits, green tea (both in the form of actual tea and as a supplement) is also promoted for…

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is tracking macros necessary

IS COUNTING MACROS NECESSARY TO BUILD A GREAT PHYSIQUE?

If you want to build muscle, lose fat and carve out a great physique, you need to stay consistent with your workouts, manage your recovery and track your macros each day. … or do you? Proper training is obviously a…

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