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A Big Breakfast for Big Muscle Gains

Breakfast is your post workout meal but also probably the most important meal of the day to promote muscle growth. After hours of fasting your body is primed to absorb and utilise far more nutrients than it is able to at other times from the meals in that day. Blood glucose levels are low, muscle glycogen and amino acid stores are low and your body will be in a state of dehydration, you are like a zombie. When you eat that breakfast, your body will release a hugely anabolic hormone called in...

Clear Skin Complexion

Being a bodybuilder is a hard job but besides the muscles, if you want to impress you can also do it with a beautiful clear skin complexion and you can try treating your skin complexion with something from these lines to remove acne, help that dry skin, reduce sebum and that oily appearance. Active zinc controls sebum production and it moisturizes the skin thus reducing the dry skin effect. Green tea and vitamin B6 gives a beautiful and healthy skin complexion. Want to read more about sebum?...

Muscle Atrophy

What is Atrophy?Well when you refere to it as an illness you`re probably right because in many cases atrophy is the partial or complete wasting away of a part of the body and it`s caused by mutations, poor nourishment, poor circulation, loss of hormonal support but it also appears when you don`t exercise your muscles and it`s called muscle atrophy.Muscle AtrophyMuscle atrophy as i`ve said earlier, appears when you disuse your muscles and it`s followed by loss of mass and strength. For example if...

Alkaline Water Helps Your Health

The human body needs alkaline water to clean itself from the acid residues and mantain its health. Alkaline water neutralizes the acid residues from the human body and it liquefies them to ease the excretion without affecting your health.Alkaline water treatment is very popular in Japan for treating the next diseases: headaches, arthritis, epilepsy, asthma, tuberculosis, meningitis, liver and kidney disease, nausea, gastritis, diarrhea, hemoroids, diabetes, eye diseases, reproductive organs can...

Jargon Used In Bodybuilding

Steroids: 1.Cycle: A period of steroid use often 8 or more weeks in length, followed by a similar period of disuse. 2.Pyramiding: This is when users build up to their heaviest dose on a cycle. Though prevalent in the early days of steroid use, this method was found unnecessary and is virtually no longer practiced. 3.Stacking: The process of combining drugs, or using more than one drug within a cycle. 4.Tapering: This is the opposite of Pyramiding. Users begin with their highest dose and ...

Supersets

The Superset is an excellent intensity technique not only for fat loss but for muscle building as well.A muscled strong body will respond better to nutrition. Your metabolism will convert your food to useful energy, not fat. Ideally you feed your muscle and starve your fat.The superset is a very simple concept, basically you just do two exercises back-to-back, with no rest inbetween!The weight is light enough that you can do a dozen repetitions of an exercise. Start out light. You can always i...

Minerals a very important factor of our diet!

Although minerals may be required in small quantities, they are still vitally important to our general health and wellbeing. 1.Calcium Calcium is needed for so many different functions in the body, from bones, to blood clotting, your muscles etc. People often think of bones as a static piece of the body, where very little change occurs, but that is a totally incorrect perception. Bone is a dynamic part of the body and calcium is constantly flowing into, and out of it.Calcium is needed for th...

Amino acids

Amino acids are the building blocks of protein, and unlike the two other basic nutrients – sugar and fatty acids, amino acids contain nitrogen – about 16%.Amino acids are used in most body processes from regulating the way the body works to how the brain functions - They activate and utilize vitamins and other nutrients.Proteins are chains of amino acids linked together, bound together with peptide bonds and there are about 29 amino acids commonly referred to in human health. The liver manufac...

Water soluble vitamins

Water soluble vitamins:Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)Vitamin C also known as, ascorbic acid, L-ascorbic acid, dehydroascorbic acid, the antiscorbutic vitamin, L-xyloascorbic acid and L-threo-hex-2-uronic acidy-lactone, is a much talked about vitamin, with people claiming it as a cure-all for may diseases and problems - from cancer to the common cold.Vitamin P - bioflavonoidsBioflavonoids also called Vitamin P are not strictly speaking a vitamin, but for easy classification, i am listing it as a vitam...