Category Archive for "Nutrition"

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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best bulking diet

BEST BULKING DIET TO BUILD MUSCLE? (THE SIMPLE TRUTH)

Effective muscle building nutrition can be made complicated. Very complicated. We can bounce around from article to article and video to video getting every expert’s opinion on what the best muscle building foods are… How to precisely configure our macronutrient…

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bulking to cutting transition

HOW TO PROPERLY TRANSITION FROM BULKING TO CUTTING

A few weeks ago I wrote a post explaining how to transition from cutting to bulking for those who had just finished up a fat loss phase and were ready to start gaining more overall mass. I received quite a few questions in response…

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cutting to bulking

HOW TO TRANSITION FROM CUTTING TO BULKING WHILE STAYING LEAN

You’ve just finished up your cutting phase… You’ve dropped the excess fat and have reached your desired level of leanness… And now it’s time to shift into muscle building mode and begin adding some more overall mass and strength to your…

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protein timing

PROTEIN TIMING: IS IT IMPORTANT FOR GAINING MUSCLE? (VIDEO)

Is protein timing important for building muscle? In other words, does it really matter how you specifically space your protein intake out during the day, whether it’s a larger amount of protein in fewer meals or a smaller amount of protein…

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holiday diet tips

HOW TO STAY ON TRACK WITH YOUR DIET DURING THE HOLIDAYS

Consistently managing your nutrition plan during the regular year requires enough focus as is, but during the holidays it can be particularly challenging. What’s the best way to stay on track with your fitness program despite all the delicious high…

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cutting diet mistakes

NOT LOSING FAT? 20 CUTTING DIET MISTAKES TO AVOID

“Mainstream” fitness advice is full of nonsense and misleading information. Despite clear ongoing advancements in the field of nutritional science, the majority of fat loss hopefuls out there continue to repeat the same basic mistakes over and over again. Mistakes that…

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bodybuilding carbs

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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