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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 ...

Gerard Butler`s Workout and Diet Plan

In my personal opinion, Gerard Butler is a great scottish actor with charm and a funny person.. After filming the movie "300", Gerard got famous i might say for his shredded body with well defined muscles (great physique), and now recently after filming "The Bounty Hunter" he also got a new girlfriend, Jennifer Aniston. I think they look nice together but Gerard Butler is picky with his girls and now he was seen with a french 29 year old lady named Laurie Chloewa. All the muscles you see on Ger...

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...

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 ...

Water

In nutrition, water is more essential than food itself, for a person may live for weeks without food but only a couple of days without water.Half of your body`s weight is water, and this fluid is necessary for the functioning of every organ and a body and is a structural component of cells. When cells lose the water they lose their shape. It plays an important role in digestion and absorption as well as circulation and is essential in the regulation of body temperature, lubrication of joints an...

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...