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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...

Provide the Necessary Amount of Fiber

People who have problems with weight can try this fruit fiber diet because it has a mild decrease of the weight that is steady and it maintains itself (the weight). By eating an apple (full of fibers) before having a full meal you`re aiming for that feeling of fullness in order to settle your hunger and eat less. Whatever you eat, ingesting that apple 3 times a day for a normal diet before every meal you are ensuring enough vegetable fiber for a good digestion. Besides providing the necess...

Mickey Rourke`s Muscles: Steroids or Not?

Let me begin today with a very short version of the movie "The Wrestler" that has love, pity, sadness, muscles, brute force and lots of injected or oral steroids: Years have passed since the glory of "The Ram". The splendor, fame, fortune and applause have all faded away. Only the man behind the masked personality remains. Randy Robinson’s personal life is clouded with hard luck, personal demons, and the troubles of his past and present. Not all his battles are contained in the ring. Mickey Rou...

Jake Gyllenhaal`s Muscle Workout and Diet Plan

I`m so excited today to write about the actor from the new movie "Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time", Jake Gyllenhaal with his perfect shaped physique and chiseled hard muscles. I can`t even find my words so sorry for the eventual misspellings when writing about Jake Gyllenhaal`s workout routine and diet plan! As you can see from the trailer, the movie "Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time" will be a hit in the box office, the pc game surely was a good one so i expect that the movie "Prince...

Stretch marks in bodybuilding

Stretch marks are a form of scarring on the skin with reddish or purple lines. They are caused by tearing of the dermis, and over time can diminish but not disappear completely. Stretch marks are often the result of the rapid stretching of the skin associated with rapid growth (common in puberty) or weight gain (muscle building, bodybuilding) or in some cases, severe pulling force on skin that overcomes the dermis's elasticity. In our case here where we discuss about bodybuilding, stretch ...

Bodybuilding off season bodybuilder photos

Today i will talk about off season bodybuilders in bodybuilding and i will show you a big collection of photos with a majority of bodybuilders that are also very known. What is an off season bodybuilder? Well, the term of off season is used for that period of time that is far away from bodybuilding competitions, approximately 4-5 months before them when the bodybuilder's real nightmare begins with diets and lots of cardio. Competitive bodybuilders try to make muscle gains in the off season ...

Dolph Lundgren Today

It`s been 25 years since Dolph Lundgren appeared in the movie Rocky alongside Sylvester Stallone, and it seems that, today the swedish star, Dolph Lundgren may be having a harder time maintaining his physique. At a age of 52 years, Dolph Lundgren has gained some fat but his chiseled physique didn`t go away that much. These 2 photos were taken at the Mexican Riviera where Dolph Lundgren was in vacation.In order to improve his physique and athletic abilities for the role of Ivan Drago, Dolph Lundg...

What can you eat for Easter?

Easter is a good occasion to live moments of holy joy. Every year when Easter comes you have a table full of goodies: roast lamb, Easter eggs ( be carefull with the cholesterol), sponge cake etc. Those goodies are tasty but unhealthy too if you eat them in excess.Don`t fill your plate! If you want happy holidays don`t eat that much no matter how delicious and appetizing Easter foods are! Help your diet! Eat from each of the tasty foods but don`t be greedy.Eat small portions at least the first d...

Kettlebell Exercises

You should perform a throrough warm up before any exercise session. And with these kettlebell exercises it's doubly important. Do 5-10 minutes of light aerobic activity followed by stretching exercises to all the major muscle groups. Kettlebell Cleans 1. Keep torso straight but bent forward at the hips slightly. 2. Explosively raise the kettleballs by extending the hips, knee and ankle in a "jumping action". 3. Keep your elbows out and shoulders directly above the kettleballs as long as ...

Killer Shoulder Workout

You must be at an intermediate level in order to try this workout.This shoulders workout is a 3 weekly cycling workout designed to pack some mass on your shoulders and traps. The routine comprises on 3 individual workouts, one for each week. Muscle shocking techniques like drop sets, slow reps and supersets are also used. Remember this: 1. 5-10 min warm up and stretch before each workout. 2. Strict technique on all exercises. (see shoulder exercises) 3. Aim to improve at least one aspect of ...