Category Archives: Diet

4 Tips To Gain Weight And Live A Healthy Lifestyle

4 Tips To Gain Weight And Live A Healthy Lifestyle

1. Don’t Miss Mealtimes   Not skipping meals may seem like a no-brainer technique for gaining weight. However, you may not understand how often you skip full meals, until you take a closer look at your daily eating habits. Keep a log of what you eat in a day. Then, carefully assess each meal to determine whether or not your meals include a healthy variety of protein, complex carbohydrates, healthy fats, vegetables, and fruit.»
How Almonds Help Your Muscles Recover From A Workout

How Almonds Help Your Muscles Recover From A Workout

How they build muscle: Crunch for crunch, almonds are one of the best sources of alpha-tocopherol vitamin E—the form that’s best absorbed by your body. That matters to your muscles because “vitamin E is a potent antioxidant that can help prevent free-radical damage after heavy workouts,” says Volek. And the fewer hits taken from free radicals, the faster your muscles will recover from a workout and start growing. How many almonds should you munch?»
Why Eggs Are The Perfect Protein For Bodybuilder

Why Eggs Are The Perfect Protein For Bodybuilder

How they build muscle: Not from being hurled by the dozen at your boss’s house. The protein in eggs has the highest biological value—a measure of how well it supports your body’s protein needs—of any food, including our beloved beef. “Calorie for calorie, you need less protein from eggs than you do from other sources to achieve the same muscle-building benefits,” says Volek. But you have to eat the yolk. In addition to protein, it also contains vitamin B12, which is necessary for fat breakdown and muscle contraction.»
3 Reasons Why Your Biceps Aren’t Growing

3 Reasons Why Your Biceps Aren’t Growing

One of the most desired muscles that guys want to increase in size are the biceps. That’s understandable since they are a sign of strength. Not to mention, the girls love them too. The problem is that despite the will and extreme effort put forth in getting big guns, most guys don’t get the results they are looking for. In fact, they’ll focus on bicep curls 24/7 to get their biceps to grow.»
Are Your Genetics Working Against You?

Are Your Genetics Working Against You?

There are guys out there who have been working out for a while now and they have seen little to no results in terms of muscle gains. Those guys begin to question whether it is possible for them to get fitness model ripped, or whether they are fighting an uphill battle which they will eventually lose. The road to being ripped and shredded is definitely filled with lots of blood, sweat and self doubt.»
6 Tips on How to Gain Weight – For Skinny Men

6 Tips on How to Gain Weight – For Skinny Men

Skinny men always find it harder to gain weight and build muscles, this is not due to a lack of effort or motivation. It is their body or somatotype which makes it difficult to put on weight. If you’re Skinny and want to know how to gain weight follow my tips below which these will help you achieve the body you want 1. Make a Plan Having a plan makes you more organized and motivates you.»
Muscle Building Foods That You Should Be Eating To Gain Weight

Muscle Building Foods That You Should Be Eating To Gain Weight

So you’ve decided to build muscle that means that you will definitely need to start working out and training. However, no matter how hard your train, if you are not eating the right muscle building foods, you will probably find that your muscle mass will not grow as fast or as strong as you want it. That’s because food give your body the building blocks needed in order to make that muscle that you seek.»
Bodybuilding for the Lactose Intolerant – Other Ways to Get Protein and Calcium

Bodybuilding for the Lactose Intolerant – Other Ways to Get Protein and Calcium

There are many downsides to a lactose intolerance, and of course one of the biggest issues for many people is being unable to enjoy the same deserts that they might normally and having to be ‘the awkward guest’ at dinner parties. However the problems with lactose intolerance are not confined to just practical issues: they can also get in the way of your choice of activities and even your health. Milk contains a lot of very important ingredients and is a crucial ingredient itself in a range of nutritious foods and supplements meaning that it can be hard to get everything you need to function healthily and normally without it; and never is this more apparent than when you start bodybuilding and suddenly need a whole lot more of your usual nutrients to stay healthy.»
Benefits of a High Fiber Diet and Weight Loss

Benefits of a High Fiber Diet and Weight Loss

While many people turn to the latest and greatest weight loss supplements to shed excess pounds, they pass by the most natural means of doing so-fiber. Whether it is the next great fat burner or super-duper protein powder, none of these compare to the benefits that fiber offers. What is Dietary Fiber? Amazingly, people under-estimate what fiber does, or how it benefits their bodies and overall health. It is often called roughage or bulk, and aides the body in waste elimination.»
Simple Recipes For Tuna

Simple Recipes For Tuna

I’m sure we all know awesome nutritional value of tuna. One gram of fat, no carbs, and about 20 grams of protein per serving is what makes tuna a wise choice for bodybuilders, especially when dieting. But let’s face it, by itself, tuna doesn’t taste too pleasant. There are ways to get around this though and I’ve got a few recipes that will help without destroying the nutritional status of tuna.»