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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 ...

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...