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Nutrition tips for getting muscles

Nutrition tips for getting muscles

Everyone wants to have muscles. But it’s not that easy to get muscular body. While working out is the half of the battle, the food you eat is not less important. The result of your eating habits will appear on your body. And here comes the question. What diet to keep for getting great muscles? Count calories That’s the basics of any diet. To build muscle you need to eat enough protein, carbs and fats.»
Karate and bodybuilding

Karate and bodybuilding

What is karate and how it can help to be in a good shape? Karate is a martial art developed in Japan a century ago. It can be practiced as a sport, as an art, or as self-defense training. It’s not just an exercise, it’s also a philosophy. One of the main questions is who would win in the battle: karate practitioner or bodybuilder. Body builders are very strong and have great physical strength, but technique always beats strength.»
Weight loss and Yoga

Weight loss and Yoga

Yoga includes physical, mental and spiritual practices, which originated in ancient India. Yoga as a word means “union”. It’s union of body and mind, harmony inside you. Somebody might think that yoga is not sport or exercise, but just a way of mind, kind of philosophy. Yes, yoga includes meditation and in fact, it can be a lifestyle. But that’s not just it. Yoga is not just a stress buster; it’s also one of the most effective workouts for fighting stubborn fat stores.»
Get energy with Tae Bo!

Get energy with Tae Bo!

Tae Bo is a unique combination of martial arts, boxing and aerobics. It was developed by American taekwondo practitioner Billy Blanks in 1990s. It’s also one of the first “cardio-boxing” programs. The name Tae Bo is a mix of tae kwon do and boxing. Tae Bo became so popular in late 1990s, when it appeared on TV. Tae Bo classes are amazing. Everybody, who tried it once, train more and more.»
To eat or not to eat at night?

To eat or not to eat at night?

We all have heard not once that if you eat after 6 or 7 pm, you will gain weight. This is a common myth for everybody. The most interesting version of this myth origin is following. When one of the journalists asked some Russians at a press-conference what is the secret of this grace and thinness, they said it’s because they don’t eat after 6 pm.  And that quote became so wide-spread, that everybody knows it even now.»
5 mistakes of beginning lifters

5 mistakes of beginning lifters

1) Overtraining Who told you that you have to work out every day? Training every day is one of the worst things you can do with your body. Even 5 days a week will be too much. Your body needs to recover and build muscles. Don’t exhaust yourself. Maybe you are stuck and you don’t see the progress in a mirror after every week, but it doesn’t mean you don’t train enough.»
Build a massive back

Build a massive back

Most of the guys, who go to gym, work on building chiseled abs, chest, arms, shoulders, whatever, just not the back. They neglect this part of body. But if you are going to build a great body, you have to work on all groups of muscle, and back is not an exception. A weak back combined with an overdeveloped chest and shoulders is likely to seem a culprit. As a bonus, when you have proper posture you also look taller, so it’s a double win.»
Build forearms like Bruce Lee!

Build forearms like Bruce Lee!

Millions of guys admire Bruce Lee and want to have the same forearms as he does. But to do it, you have to work out a lot. And the problem is that there are thousands of trainings to build forearm muscle, but the most difficult part to build is the thumb side of the forearm near elbow. This muscle is called brachioradialis. It’s a stumbling-stone for all athletes, who try to build their muscles.»
Top 7 fat burning foods

Top 7 fat burning foods

We all know that to burn fat, we have to keep diet and spend hours exercising in the gym. We have to work really hard to lose fat. But what if we tell you that just eating certain foods can help you to burn fat? It sounds unreal, but it really works.   Top fat burning foods   Dairy products (boost fat loss); Eggs (build muscle and burn fat); Fatty fish (boosts fat loss); Almonds and other nuts (reduce cravings); Turkey and other lean meats (high in protein, build muscle); Citrus (boosts metabolism, burns fat); Green tea (burns calories).»
How to survive during holidays overeating!

How to survive during holidays overeating!

Holiday is the hard time for those who keep diet. You want to break your diet and eat something special, more delicious than cucumbers and tomato. Such a temptation! How to survive during holiday and not to gain more weight? First of all, we don’t say that you can’t eat any delicious dinner or dessert. No, you don’t have to be so strict in your diet regime now. Come on, it’s a holiday, you can have some indulgence.»