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Explore the meaning of anabolism and catabolism in this comprehensive guide to the physiological factors and hormones that impact muscle growth and muscle loss.
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Fluid And Electrolytes – The Forgotten Nutrients, Part 2
Article details the benefits of specific minerals, and talks about the importance of proper fluid and electrolyte intake before, during and after exercise.
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6 Ways Better Gut Health Can Lead to Better Gains
Establishing a good foundation of gut health could be exactly what you need for better gains. Learn why and how to improve your gut health with this article.
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Forging Elite Fitness: The Real Reason You're Not Shredded
Poor nutrition is the main reason many don't make the progress they hope for. Here's some tips on getting your diet in check so you can become shredded!
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Tip # 14 Marc warns about drinking too many calories. Cut back on those sugary drinks! "Just because it's liquid doesn't mean it won't make you fat!"
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IFBB Pro, Sadik Hadzovic, attempts to eat 10,000 CLEAN calories in one day. Will he be able to consume 10k calories in 1 day? Watch the video to find out!
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How To Build A More Enjoyable & Sustainable Diet
People often times associate dieting/being on a diet as a miserable thing. It doesn't and shouldn't have to be. Learn more about building an enjoyable diet.
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Lean Bulking Machine: Maximize Lean Muscle Growth & Minimize Fat Gains
Pack on muscle mass without adding unwanted fat. This lean bulking feature helps you to determine daily calorie needs and provides a sample meal plan.
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Caffeine: How Strong Is Your Buzz?
How much caffeine is too much? How does caffeine impact hormones and fat loss? Find out now!
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[Video] Grocery Shopping with Pro Bodybuilders w/ Regan Grimes
Regan Grimes takes us through the aisles of his local grocery store while describing his favorite food sources and why he likes to consume them.
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Burgers, Biceps, and BBQ: The Best Recipes for Getting Jacked on July 4th
Happy Independence Day! Stay on track this 4th of July with these delicious recipes. They're macro-friendly, so you won't be kicking yourself tomorrow.
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Tip # 16 - Momma told you to eat all your vegetables! Derek couldn't agree more. They can actually help your body burn fat and build muscle!
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Step by Step Guide to Building a Bulking Diet
Want to put on lean muscle mass, but unsure how to create a bulking diet plan? Check out this step by step guide and accomplish your muscle building goals!
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12 Ways To Make Gains On An Airplane
Don't let frequent air travel slow down the muscle building process. In this feature Andrew Pardue presents 12 tips to help you eat properly while flying.
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Goat Milk: Discover The Healing Power Of Goat Milk
Dr. Daniel Madock outlines the numerous health benefits of goat's milk, and shares information about the quality line of Mt. Capra supplements.
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Grocery Shopping with Powerlifters w/ Stephanie Sanzo
We caught up with Primeval Labs athlete, Stephanie Sanzo, at her local grocery store in Australia to find out how she fuels her body to perform her heavy lifts.
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Modern medicine isn't the only method for boosting test levels. Check out these scientifically backed methods to boost testosterone to healthy levels!
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Tip # 20 - Derek talks about the importance of hydration. Dehydration decreases overall performance and make you feel crummy. Drink your water people!
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How Much Protein Should You Consume Post-Workout? Ft. Courtney King
In this video, Courtney King breaks down how much protein you should consume post workout based on the type of workouts you perform & your fitness goals.
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Reach Your Goals Without Counting Calories
Counting calories has become the norm in the fitness industry, but is it necessary? In this feature Mike Wines presents 4 tips to help you gain without mental strain.
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Building Muscle And Burning Fat Simultaneously - Is It Possible?
It's time to carve that Winter bulk into a shredded beach body. Brad Borland shows you how to use fat for fuel while maintaining, or gaining muscle.
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[Video] Full Day of Eating w/ Romane Lanceford
IFBB Men's Physique Pro, Romane Lanceford, shows us his unique dieting approach while he's on prep. You're never going to believe how he fuels his body.
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Understanding Carbohydrate Sources & Timing With Kris Gethin
Need help figuring out which carbs to consume and when to consume them? We've got the perfect starting point for you with these tips from Kris Gethin!
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Expert Guide: HMB Supplements
HMB has been used by bodybuilders since the early 1990s. This expert guide will teach you what HMB supplements are, their possible benefits, and how to use HMB for optimal results.
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Misunderstood Macros: 10 Lies You've Been Told About Carbohydrates
So many lies about carbohydrates exist in mainstream media. Learn which lies aren't true and begin to reintroduce this important macro into your diet.
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Customizing Your Carbohydrate Intake For Better Results
When it comes to fighting the carbohydrate wars, it's important to understand why a low-carb diet may work well for some, while adding more carbs works better for others.
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Self Sabotage - My Personal Battle With An Eating Disorder
Top fitness model Tyler McPeak shares his battle with binge eating, and discusses what it took to get his eating and health back on track.
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[Video] Grocery Shopping with Physique Pros w/ Sadik Hadzovic
IFBB Pro, Sadik Hadzovic, takes us through his local grocery store and explains what food sources he uses to fuel his body while prepping for a show.
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Off-Season Grocery Shopping with 300lb Pro Bodybuilder Juan Morel
Ever wonder what a 300lb offseason pro bodybuilder's shopping cart looks like? We followed Beast athlete Juan Morel on his weekly shopping trip to find out!
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Fat Head Documentary
What makes you fat? Does saturated fat cause heart disease? What is behind the diabetes epidemic? Fat Head attempts to answer these questions.
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What Physique Pros Eat For Breakfast w/ Ryan Terry
Last year's Men's Physique Arnold Classic winner, Ryan Terry, joins the Muscle and Strength Breakfast Club in this edition of "What's for Breakfast?".
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9 Protein Packed Snacks That Travel Well
Kick unhealthy snack to the curb with these 9 healthy, and high-protein treats that aren't only delicious, but travel-friendly as well!
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Making The Vegan Diet Work
Need to get big and strong on a vegan diet? Included is information on high protein vegan foods, vegan protein powders and sources of DHA.
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[Video] What Bodybuilders Eat for Lunch w/ Regan Grimes
Regan Grimes invites us into his kitchen for this episode of "What's for Lunch?" Check it out and see what the pro eats for this muscle building meal.
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Full Day of Eating With 300lb Beast Athlete Juan Morel
Think all bodybuilders eat is chicken & rice? Think again. We followed Beast athlete Juan "Diesel" Morel around to see exactly how a 300lb bodybuilder eats!
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High Fructose Corn Syrup
Is high fructose corn syrup really that bad? How does it stack up compared to honey and sucrose, and should it be avoided when trying to build muscle?
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How to Diet to Get Visible Abs
You want abs & you already know that nutrition is an important part to getting them, but where should you start? Check out this visible abs diet guide.
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Jay Cutler: What To Eat Pre And Post-Workout
Jay sits down to answer one of his most frequently asked questions: What's the best pre and post meal?
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My Journey As A Gluten-Free/Low-Allergen Bodybuilder Part 2
Gluten-free natural athlete Alex Silva tells the hypoallergenic bodybuilder about the best fast food choices, restaurant foods and adult beverages.
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[Video] Grocery Shopping with Pro Bodybuilders w/ George Peterson
George "Da Bull" Peterson takes us with him during his trip to the grocery store. See exactly what the pro buys for his week's worth of groceries.
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The Case for Refeed Days: A Secret to Successful Dieting?
If you've hit a plateau on your fat loss journey despite weeks of dieting to no avail, a refeed day may just be the key to your new found success.
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6 Tips For Preventing A Slowing Metabolism
How and why does your metabolism slow while losing fat? Bodybuilding coach Cliff Wilson provides 6 tips on how to maximize your fat loss efforts.
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Clean Fast Food: Panda Express & Panera Bread
In this video, Brandon Hendrickson takes us through the drive thru at Panda Express & Panera to show us how you can eat out & still eat clean food sources.
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Ketogenic Meal Plans: Lose Fat, Preserve Muscle
The ketogenic diet is built around the concept of removing dietary carbohydrates from your eating plan to the point that the brain and body are forced to utilize another fuel source - ketones.
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My Journey As A Gluten-Free/Low-Allergen Bodybuilder Part 3
Gluten-sensitive bodybuilder Alex Silva presents a list of carbs to avoid along with alternatives and product manufacturers.
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[Video] What Bodybuilders Eat for Breakfast w/ Chris Bumstead
MHP athlete, Chris Bumstead, is the latest bodybuilder inducted into the Muscle & Strength Breakfast Club. Learn how to make Cbum's favorite breakfast meal!
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The Unlimited Diet Plan: A Sure Fire Way To Build Muscle & Burn Fat
Want to pack on lean mass & lose body fat without lowering your daily calorie consumption? Check out the unlimited diet & learn the best fat loss approach!
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Intermittent Fasting
What is intermittent fasting? This article explores the benefits of intermittent fasting and provides several sample meal templates to help you get started.
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Misunderstood Macros: 8 Lies You've Been Told About Protein
So many lies about protein exist in mainstream media. Learn which lies aren't true and begin to reintroduce this important macro into your diet.
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Are You Guilty Of These 7 Muscle-Building Diet Mistakes?
Everyone has made these dieting mistakes at least once. Catch them before they keep you from maximizing your muscle and strength gains!
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