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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...

Attention! Too much fruit eating makes you fat!

From the start i have to tell you that ironically, in most cases only fat people that try fruit diets get fat and athletic persons remain the same because they need the caloric intake for the muscles but i will explain more, later in this post.Fruits are beneficial for health but excess consumption will only bring extra pounds !It`s true that fruits contain vitamins, fibers and antioxidants wich protect us from various diseases, but a large quantity of eaten fruits isn`t recommended even if you ...

Ups `n Downs in Bodybuilding Part 4

Today i will talk about how i started taking steroids. I have been researching a lot on the net about steroids, benefits and side effects and after 3 weeks i had to choose between testosterone and dianabol (naposim).The fact that testosterone is injectable didn`t scare me but, because it was illegal i couldn`t just go to a doctor and put him to inject it to me and i didn`t knew how to make a proper injection on my own.I was afraid of touching a blood vessel or my sciatic nerve.. so i decided to ...

Increased Protein Preserves Increases Fatigue

Bodybuilders always included a high protein diet even if the American Dietetics Association has stated that high protein diets are not good for health. Every bodybuilder uses this diet more intensly and cuts from calories before a competition because you get a more ripped body so it is necessary for building muscle mass and reducing bodyfat. I`m not going to give too much details, but after a research on 20 athletes that were on a increased protein diet group and a controled one. At the...

Weight Training for Women

Diet "The more muscle you have, the more fat you burn!". Quick weight loss from dieting can cause a quick loss in muscle tissue. This is not the best way to receive the best proportions. Since women have less muscle mass then men, extreme dieting is more damaging to the female physique then to the males. When you cut back a lot on food intake, it deprives the female body of energy, and the body usually becomes weak. A loss of two pounds or more a week, means you are loosing muscle mass as you a...

Eat Better To Prevent Heart Disease

Spinach: Spinach and many other green leafy vegetables such as lettuce contain folate, also known as vitamin B9. Although folate deficiency is well known for its effects in causing spinal malformations in newborns, recent studies reveal that folate may have a role in heart disease by reducing circulating levels of homocysteine in the blood. High homocysteine levels increase your risk of heart attacks as well as stroke; therefore, increasing your dietary intake of folate-containing foods may hel...

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...