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High Calorie Foods for Building Muscle

The dietary aspect of building muscle is all about calories – calories in and calories out. If too few calories are put in, zero growth and possibly fat or muscle loss (or both) will occur. If too many calories are put in, muscle gains or fat gains (or both), will occur. That’s the way it works, and despite what you …

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Pre Workout Foods For an Effective Workout

Ensuring you fuel your body as well as possible before a workout is key to getting the best workout you can. If you don’t fuel yourself properly, how can you ever hope to work your muscles as thoroughly as needed for optimal growth? MYTH: Never Eat Before a Workout The Truth: A big fitness myth is that working out on an …

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The Effects of Fast Food on Your Bodybuilding Goals

I’m sure you’ve heard the expression: ‘you are what you eat’ and that is true to a certain extent. If you overeat, you’ll become fat. If you under eat, you’ll become skinny. But, if you eat a burger once in a while – you will not become a burger (not even once in a while.) In bodybuilding, there seems to …

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Fast & Slow Release Muscle Building Protein

Some people try and build serious muscle mass with very few carbohydrates; some try it with very few fats. I’m yet to come across anyone who tried building serious muscle mass without hardly any protein. Protein is the only nutrient which provides nitrogen, and it’s the only nutrient capable of building muscle.

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Man Boobs and How to Get Rid of Them

One of the biggest worries men have when they get older aside from greying, balding, or growing a forest out of their nose and ears is the dreaded man boobs, or ‘moobs’ as they are known.

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Positive Nitrogen Balance

During your search for bodybuilding knowledge, you’ll likely have heard many times before how important protein is in building muscle. While many refer to getting enough protein, you may also have come across the term ‘keeping a positive nitrogen balance’ in relation to protein intake, and wondered what it all meant.

What to Eat Before a Workout

Everyone has their own ways of lifting and dieting. But if there’s one thing most agree on is that it’s very important to have something to eat before lifting.

Consuming Protein and Carbs Before and After a Workout

There is very little disputing the fact that breakfast and the post workout meal are the 2 most important meals in a bodybuilder’s day. Breakfast is important because you have literally been fasting for 7-8 hours whilst sleeping

Post Workout Eating

Imagine you are driving in the middle of nowhere. You are running low on petrol. When you go up hill you notice the car begins to judder and cough a little. You get back on the flat, but no sooner have you given a sigh of relief than your car starts juddering and coughing profusely until you come to a …

Does Protein Intake Really Build Muscle?

The whole damn bodybuilding world is protein mad. There a literally a million and one protein supplements to choose from – each claiming to be the best, with added ingredients you simply must have for incredible muscle gains…