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Are you growing enough muscle? (Part 2)

Bad Technique: You’re doing the right exercises, but are you doing them right? If you want to place the maximum amount of stress on the muscle, and prevent serious injuries, you have to execute every movement with good form. Don’t copy what others are doing in the gym, this is how bad habits spread. Here are […]

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Are you growing enough muscle? (Part 1)

Calories: Calorie consumption is the solution to about 90% of the complaints lifters have about not being about to get bigger and/or stronger. Your body requires a certain number of calories to maintain your current weight. This figure is known as basal metabolic rate (BMR), and varies from person to person depending on your weight, muscle […]

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Calcium Sources

Calcium is part of bone health, but it’s not the only component. In fact, high dairy consumption may not reduce risk of bone fractures and a heavy dairy intake could contribute to prostate and ovarian cancers. Strong bones are made by multifactoral approach, and vitamins A, C, D, B12, K,magnesium, and phosphorous are essential components. Leafy green vegetables likemustard greens, kale, and chard can […]

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Eggs

Whole eggs, not egg whites. While egg whites are protein-rich, they lack all the amazing nutrition that is found in the yolk. Whole eggs are one of the most nutritionally dense and balanced foods you can eat. Why wouldn’t they be? I hope this doesn’t sound off-putting, but it’s reality. When you eat an egg, […]

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Try These Healthfoods

Raw Mixed Nuts  All-in-one food…protein, fat, carbs Vitamin E (helps lower cardiovascular risk) Omega-3 fatty acids (especially in walnuts) Rich in L-Arginine (may help improve blood vessel function) High in fibre Quinoa Contains all of the essential amino acids making it a complete protein Gluten free, complex-carbohydrate source (quinoa is actually a seed… it is not a grain) High […]

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Common Failures During The Off-Season

1 Not Eating Enough First off, I have to say that women tend to fall victim to this mistake a lot more than men. The reason behind this is that women hate putting on weight and after looking so good on stage the last thing that they want to do is put on Fat. So […]

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Healthy Nutrition On The Road

I always encourage my clients to prepare food in advance and take it into their work the next day…all you need is Tupperware & a portable thermos bag.  However, many still come up with excuses….If your only option is to purchase food on the day, especially if your weekday job means you are out on […]

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Tips To Avoid Food Cravings

It would seem that most people feel less than empowered when dealing with this subject and feel that they “can’t” overcome food cravings. Look for solutions instead of throw up obstacles. Don’t believe in limits and don’t bother with excuses. It comes down to “How bad do you want it! With education and persistence we discover […]

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Nutrition Tips For Getting Bigger

Without proper nutrition, a  “getting bigger muscles” plan would never be complete. You can spend hours in the gym, but without the raw materials, building muscles after you’ve broken them down just isn’t gonna work. To build bigger muscles, you’ll need a calorie surplus and the right division of carbs, proteins, and fats. Add some […]

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Kale

If you haven’t already added kale to your diet, now is definitely the time. Kale ranks in as one of the healthiest foods you can plate, so eat up—especially while it’s in season. In addition to being a great anti-inflammatory—with 1 cup containing 10 percent of the daily recommended amount of omega-3 fatty acids—kale is […]

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