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Post Contest Diet, Cycle, And Training Protocols

For those that have competed before, the inevitable feeling of being “lost” post show is common amongst bodybuilders.  It’s common for people to have a tough time easing back into a “normal” diet – or a diet that is less restrictive, and to recalculate goals after being in “mission mode” ...

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Vitamins and Minerals to Overcome Fatigue

All too often when someone’s energy levels are low, they often reach for a caffeinated drink or worse they eat a bunch of carbs and sugar for a short burst of energy. The energy obtained from these methods doesn’t last, and can have some negative consequences- Energy Crash, irritability, weight ...

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10 Newbie Tips For Bulking – Food, Supplements, Training & More.

It’s getting to that time of the year where the summer cut is finally coming to a close and now the fun begins. It’s time to bulk gentlemen (and ladies…)! For those of you just starting out, this is probably all new to you and you really don’t understand the ...

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Protein Sources and Optimal Absorption – A Guide to Protein

People who work out need to consume more protein than someone who doesn’t. This is because exercise causes muscle damage. With each rep you perform, you cause tiny tears in your muscles, known as “micro-tears” in your muscle fibres, and your body needs protein to fully repair this damage. The ...

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The Top 10 Testosterone Increasing Foods

Testosterone, the male sex hormone, has an obvious significance in bodybuilding and fitness. Produced in the gonads in both women and men, testosterone is a great determiner for the size and strength of muscular tissue, protein retention, and many other functions in the body. While there are anabolic steroids that ...

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Top Breakfast Meals for Bodybuilders – Sample Breakfast Ideas

Breakfast, if you haven’t heard this expression enough, is an extremely important and often forgotten meal. For bodybuilders, the food choices obviously change, and depending on the goals of the individual, may be subject to a LOT of change. Precontest, off season, or just those who are trying to build ...

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Video: Animal – Five Ways to make Whey Protein Shakes

Animal athletes Dan “The Boss” Green, Frank Mcgrath, Jason Huh, Roman Fritz, and Dorian Hamilton show you five different ways to prepare their protein shakes, some with simple ingredients such as Frank, who kept it mainly to peanut butter, whey, banana and ice water, and some such as Jason Huh’s ...

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Sodium: A Double-Edged Sword for Bodybuilders

Sodium intake is often one of those considerations that people are always bringing up – not only for dieting and bodybuilding purposes, but even your average, uneducated individual that somehow believe eating sodium will lead to them gaining a ridiculous amount of water retention, bodyfat, or who knows what else ...

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