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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...

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 ...

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,...

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...

Jason Statham’s workout or training regimen

With the movies that he played in such as Transporter 1, 2, 3 , Death Race, Crank 1, 2, Jason needed to look strong and pumped up. He`s lucky for the fact that his swimming is a good cardio :) (His passion was diving -- in particular, he finished 12th in the World Championships in 1992. He was also a member of Britain's National Diving Squad for twelve years.) Day 1 First he`s warming up rowing10 minutes on the rowing machine at a pace that's less than 20 strokes per minute. But you can do...