If you regularly hit the gym in order to build muscle, you will no doubt be constantly on the look out for good sources of protein. It’s an endless, ongoing battle to find a good quality protein source with every small meal and if you follow popular advice, you’re looking at doing this six times a day. No doubt you’ll have come across the protein sources listed below, but they serve as a good reminder that they really are the best sources of protein available.»
A midnight snack might not be such a bad idea. According to a new study, consuming protein right before bed could aid in muscle recovery . (Morning burpees, anyone?)
Sixteen young men were put to the test: They worked out at 8 pm for slightly less than an hour, then immediately ate a meal filled with protein and carbs. Thirty minutes before their midnight bedtime, some participants consumed a beverage with casein protein (which we digest slower than many other forms of protein ).»
Thousands of bodybuilding supplements have been introduced and tested. Some are proven to work while some are just waste of precious money. Experienced bodybuilders and athletes have listed the top 10 effective bodybuilding supplements and these are the following:
Probiotics are made from good bacteria like acidopilus and bifidus. They help the digestive system to work properly. Manufactured products containing probiotics includes special powder, yogurts, probiotic drinks, and capsules.»
Gaining weight as part of a fitness plan is an incredibly difficult task – adding pounds of muscle requires excess calories, yet working out burns calories. Athletes often have a hard time outpacing their daily calorie requirements and thus rely on weight gainer to provide assistance. As with everything else, weight gain supplements vary in quality, so be sure to choose carefully.
Muscle Asylum Project Mass Impact
Mass Impact’s excellent formula provides 1,020 calories and just five grams of sugar and five grams of fat.»
How you eat is just as important as how you work out when it comes to building muscle and boosting your fitness level. Eat the wrong foods, and you won’t get the results you’re expecting. On the other hand, you’re not relegated to eating a diet of eggs, chicken breasts and cottage cheese to build muscle. Discover these six fitness foods that’ll shake up your taste buds and add variety to your diet.»
There have been a lot of fad products and protein diet programs out there that promise to quite literally buff you up to make you a veritable epitome of masculine perfection. But for all of their tall claims, such diet plans are usually just full of hot air. If not dependent on synthetic products that promise to increase your muscle mass and whatever else, some of these fad bodybuilding diet plans often rely on steroidal or chemically based ‘enhancers’ that have unpleasant side-effects that aren’t always evident at first use.»
By Sean Tierney, Team MuscleTech®
Remember to consult your doctor before starting any diet and exercise plan.
It’s tough to improve your physique and put on new muscle if you’re following a super-clean, calorie-restricted diet all year long.
There should come a phase in your program where you trade the baked white fish for a grilled sirloin steak, the brown rice for a loaded
baked potato, and add a heaping scoop of muscle-volumizing creatine!»
The minimum protein diet taken by an athlete or bodybuilder should consider was that 1g per lbs of body weight. For years this was the accepted belief in order to grow. This was idea was preserved by supplement companies saying that the more you train and the harder you train you should think about upping your protein intake to 1.5g/lbs or even 2g/lbs! How true is that though
We know that when you train you induce an injury response in your muscles.»