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Walnut kernels lower cholesterol

Walnut kernels are rich in minerals, vitamins, vegetable fats and all these ingredients that come from the walnut are good for lowering cholesterol. Be careful though because if you eat too many walnut kernels you can easily add weight! Consumed after each meal, walnuts can prevent thickening of the arteries thus preventing heart disease and lowering cholesterol. If you eat large amounts of walnut kernels those being an important provider of proteins (good for muscles, don`t forget), fats, vi...

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...

How to Bench Tips and Common Mistakes

If you don`t know how to bench properly and in order to correct your eventual common mistakes to improve muscle growth please read carefully this "How to bench tips and Common Mistakes" post. Lack of over-all body tightness is one of the mistakes Keep the bar in line with the wrist and elbows (tip) Don’t push the bar off you. Push yourself away from the bar to bench better and grow muscle faster Tighten your back (good how to bench tip, isn`t it? :D) Get your upper back and core stren...

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 ...

Sweet Potatoes And Carotenoids

Sweet potatoes have been found to contain the highest level of carotenoids in the vegetable kingdom, and that's good because carotenoids enhance muscle cell recovery after workouts thus helping you to improve your muscle growth and carotenoids from sweet potatoes even fight viruses such as the common cold.Carotenoids (beta-carotene, alpha-carotene, gamma-carotene, and beta-cryptoxanthin) have vitamin A activity (meaning they can be converted to retinal), and these and other carotenoids can also ...

Hayley Williams`s Firm Breasts Trick

How does Hayley Williams maintain her breasts and chest area so firm?Hayley is training daily in order to maintain and improve her beautiful breast line.For that Hayley Williams resorts to some simple exercises that replace her armpit fat with muscles and thus giving the impression of firmness to her breasts. You can do this exercise while watching TV. In two weeks you will see the results! Step 1: Hold in each hand one small dumbbell (or even a bottle of water).Spread your hands 90 degrees late...

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...

Ups `n Downs in Bodybuilding Part 5

After i bulked that muscle mass some time passed, spring came and along with it came sunny days, heat and i started wearing thin clothes, but in a particular day at school it hit me!I went to school in a black short sleeve shirt and a colleague of mine told me:"Hey Johnny you`ve gone fat, look at your belly."Those words made me realise a thing, f*%k bulking and muscle mass, i`ve bulked enough and i waited for summer to come faster.When summer came i`ve already had a plan in my mind with a strict...

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...