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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...

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...

Tuna Tuna and Tuna

Tuna is an inexpensive and easy to prepare source of important nutrients.Tuna is high in protein and low in fat and calories when you have to choose between it and other proteins.A low fat, high protein product is a great beginning to a nutritious meal. If you are a bodybuilder, or athlete of any kind, you need to know the benefits of eating tuna.As you know, protein's amino acids are an essential building block for strengthening and maintaining muscles, repairing damaged tissues and boostin...

Fundamental Knowledge to Reduce Fat

If this is your first time on a fat loss phase please remember that getting ripped takes a lot of dedication, time, discipline, and focus. Diet:Diet is more important than exercise when it comes to getting ripped. You can train very hard in the gym but if your meals consist of pizza, french fries, cheeseburgers, sodas etc. your abs will be just hidden :) all the time. In order to see visible results and not just muscle mass combined with a lot of fat try a low -moderate carb, low fat, high fibe...

Enzymes

Enzymes are specialized protein molecules facilitating most of the body's metabolic processes - such as, supplying energy, digesting foods, purifying your blood, ridding the body of waste products.Enzymes are vital to our health and change the rate at which chemical reactions happen, but without any external energy source added or by being changed themselves.Without enzymes in your body, you could have the best nutritional plan around, and supplement your diet with a lot of vitamin supplements,...

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...