Category Archive for "Nutrition"

intuitive eating

DOES INTUITIVE EATING REALLY WORK FOR FAT LOSS? (THE TRUTH)

Intuitive Eating: Dos and Don’ts On the subject of losing fat, the process may seem complicated. In reality, it isn’t, and intuitive eating doesn’t have to be either.   In this article, we’re going to be discussing the subject of intuitive…

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fat loss myths

10 FAT LOSS MYTHS YOU’VE BEEN TOLD (AVOID THESE!)

Fat Loss: Myths and Truths The sheer amount of fat loss myths circulating online makes this a difficult topic to touch on.  But, I’ve narrowed things down to 10 common myths and lies you’ve probably been told. This kind of…

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hunger while dieting

IS IT NORMAL TO FEEL HUNGER WHILE DIETING?

If You’re Currently in a Dieting Phase…You’re Probably Faced with Increased Feelings of Hunger In fact, it’s completely normal to be feeling hunger while in a dieting phase, to a certain degree.  A lot of people want to know what…

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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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carb backloading diet

IS THE “CARB BACKLOADING DIET” EFFECTIVE? THE NO B.S FACTS

For years, fat loss “nutrition experts” have been telling us that we should avoid eating carbs in the evening. This is because metabolic rate naturally slows down in the later hours, and as a result, nighttime carbs are more likely to…

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bodybuilding fat intake

BODYBUILDING AND FAT INTAKE: YOUR COMPLETE GUIDE

Back in the 60s and 70s, researchers claimed that dietary fat (particularly saturated fat) was responsible for a wide variety of health problems, including high cholesterol, heart disease and obesity. As it turned out, much of this was based on…

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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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