Nutrition Articles

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The Easy Grocery Checklist for Athletes
Grocery shopping for athletes has never been easier with this checklist. Read on to learn what food groups & options you should grab from the grocery store.
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Cellucor Birthday Cake Protein Bites Recipe With Jen Jewell
Jen Jewell shares her recipe for Cellucor Birthday Cake Protein bites made with COR-Fetti Cake Batter Protein. Help yourself to a fun, guilt free treat!
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NPC Fitness competitor, Trainer and Lifestyle & Conditioning Coach Nichole Ohrablo brings you her delicious recipe for high protein cupcakes.
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[Video] What Pro Bodybuilders Eat for Dinner w/ John Meadows
John Meadows joins us again to give us an insight into a bodybuilder friendly dinner. This meal is probably different than what you're used to. Give it a try!
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7 Scientifically Backed Tips to Help Improve Your Eating Habits
Are you having trouble with your fat loss goals due to bad eating habits? Learn how to improve those eating habits with these 7 researched backed tips.
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A Look At Intermittent Fasting And Muscle Building
Two sides are at war in bodybuilding: intermittent fasting and frequent feeding. In this article LJ Walker discusses some of the possible downsides to restrictive eating.
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Difference Between Omega 3 and Omega 6
Most of us know that Omega 3 and Omega 6 fatty acids are good for us, but do you know the difference? Doug Lawrenson explains in detail in this article.
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Clean Fast Food: Whataburger & Chick-fil-a w/ Jason Poston
Jason Poston takes us through what he orders at Chick-fil-a & Whataburger. He also shows how he customizes his order to fit his needs being a type-1 diabetic.
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A "Handy" Approach to Never Count Calories Again
Hate counting calories? Here's an easier system that gives you foolproof tools you can't lose.
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NPC Fitness competitor, Trainer and Lifestyle & Conditioning Coach Nichole Ohrablo brings you her delicious recipe for a highly nutritious green juice! She even shows you how to use the leftovers to make super-healthy crackers!
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[Video] Budget Grocery Shopping w/ Fouad Abiad
Fouad Abiad takes us through his local grocery store to show us how you can get huge without spending a ton of money in the process. Watch the video!
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5 Foods Every Bodybuilder Should Eat with Sadik Hadzovic
Sadik Hadzovic visited the M&S HQ a few months ago to give us an inside look at some of his favorite bodybuilding foods that he eats to build lean muscle.
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Metabolic Damage: What It Is And Is Not
Everyone in the bodybuilding and figure world is talking about metabolic damage and how it is a diet killer. This article explores the current "epidemic" of this condition.
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Nutrition For Optimal Recovery
This article shows you what to eat after your workout and explains why. A must read if you want to maximize your lean muscle gain.
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What Pro Bodybuilders Eat for Breakfast | The Fit Couple Edition
In this episode of "What Bodybuilders Eat For Breakfast", fit couple and team Gaspari athletes, Robert Timms and Jessie Keller, join the M&S Breakfast Club.
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Tattooed bodybuilder eating food in the gym
Shopping is a pain and endless diet articles make nutrition incredibly confusing. Here's a simple system that will get you on the right track.
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Survive the holiday season with these eating tips from Bry Jensen. Minimize empty calories, learn plate portioning, and still eat delicious food that you'll enjoy.
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4 Things You Should Know About Training Fasted
If you follow intermittent fasting or train upon waking in the morning, you might want to read this before hitting the gym and training on an empty stomach.
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How to Properly Incorporate Cheat Meals Into Your Diet
It's one of the most popular questions; How do I incorporate cheat meals into my diet without blowing my progress? Learn exactly how with this article.
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How Much Saturated Fat Should We Eat?
Saturated fats are a necessary part of a well-rounded eating plan, yet most of us are unsure about how much we can safely eat. Learn about proper saturated fat intake.
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How to Create a Bodybuilding Diet
A frequently asked question we get is how do you create a bodybuilding diet? This article teaches bodybuilders how to build their own bodybuilding meal plan.
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What Bodybuilders Eat for Breakfast w/ Victor Martinez
In this episode of "What Bodybuilders Eat for Breakfast", bodybuilding legend and MHP athlete Victor Martinez joins the Muscle & Strength Breakfast Club
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7 Cooking Secrets That Every Lifter Should Know
Tired of boring bodybuilder meals? These 7 cooking secrets will help you upgrade your ordinary meals for maximum flavor, convenience, and results!
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Bowl of almonds
In this episode of One Minute Tips, Cliff discusses the benefits of including healthy fats in your diet. Fat is nothing to shy away from!
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What Bodybuilders Eat for Breakfast w/ Branch Warren
IFBB Pro and GASP athlete, Branch Warren, invites us into his home to show us what he eats for breakfast. Check it out and give it a shot for yourself!
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10 Easy Tips to Stick to Your Diet While Traveling
Hitting the road towards a spring break destination? Read up on these 10 tips on successful dieting while traveling first and stay on track with your goals!
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The Anabolic Diet is a muscle building and fat loss eating protocol developed by Dr. Mauro DiPasquale as a method to induce safe steroid-like gains for natural lifters.
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In this article Allen Tripp looks at why we need water and how it can effect our performance and energy.
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[Video] What Physique Pros Eat for Breakfast | Steven Cao's High Protein Egg Scramble
IFBB Men's Physique Pro, Steven Cao, gets inducted into the Muscle & Strength Breakfast Club in this episode of "What Physique Pros Eat for Breakfast".
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Stop Hacking Your Diet! 10 Nutrition Tips For Optimal Results
Fat loss hacks? Muscle building hacks? Ignore the hype! It's time to stop relying on shortcuts and start implementing sane solutions for diet success.
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Scivation's Kurt Weidner discusses how he approaches nutrition as a whole. Learn how and why he structures his (seven!) meals the way he does.
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Full Day of Eating w/ Antoine Vaillant
What do bodybuilders eat? Follow along as IFBB Pro and Redcon1 athlete, Antoine Vaillant, takes us through a full day of eating as a professional bodybuilder.
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4 Things Meatheads Can Learn From Vegans
The vegan way of life is wrong! Or is it? Read this article to find out the 4 things we can learn from vegans & apply these tips to your diet today!
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How To Create Your Own Muscle Building Diet Plan
Need a meal plan? This article helps you build a quality eating plan from the ground up. Topics include calorie requirements, macronutrient intake & meal frequency.
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Are You Losing Muscle Because Of Cortisol?
Ever wondered why all those hours in the gym is failing to bring you results? Well it's probably got something to do with Cortisol.
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[Video] Full Day Of Eating w/ Victor Martinez
IFBB Legend and Team MHP athlete, Victor Martinez, takes us through a full day of what he typically eats to maintain size and minimize unwanted fat gain.
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Mass Performance Program - Nutrition & Supplementation
Major mass comes from a solid diet. David and Justin teach you how to calculate your calories and macros, and even provide a sample meal plan.
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Eggwhite muffins
Kurt Weidner brings you his 7 Meal Plan. Meal #1: Eggwhite, Oatmeal and Blueberry Muffins. It is designed for simplicity and convenience.
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How to Set Up Your Diet Based on Your Goals
Your diet is just as important to accomplishing your goals as training is. Learn exactly how to set up your diet to accomplish your current goals.
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Should You Eat a "Low Carb" or "High Carb" Diet?
Should you eat a high carb diet or a low carb diet? Find out the role carbs play in reaching your goals & how to plan them into your diet accordingly.
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Building An Eating Plan You Can Live With
This article clears up the dieting confusion and helps you to reach your goals. Learn simple rules that will help you build an effective muscle building or fat loss eating plan.
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Two Burgers on Plates
This muscle building diet is best suited to a 180 pound man who works out in the evenings. The meals are not set in stone, you can see I have listed a few options for your main meals.
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[Video] Epic Cheat Meals: Doughnut Cheeseburgers w/ Brandon Hendrickson
Men's Physique Champ and team Beast athlete, Brandon Hendrickson, visits the South Carolina State Fair for their infamous doughnut bacon cheeseburger.
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10 Best Restaurants For Healthy Eating (And What To Order!)
Sure, you know that cooking your food is best, but the occasional meal out is part of life. Check out the 10 best chain restaurant options for healthy eating!
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Meal # 3: Consisting of Scivation Whey, Almonds and Grapefruit. This is an extremely easy to prepare, convenient meal to have on the go. There are no excuses!
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[Video] Grocery Shopping with Pro Bodybuilders w/ Antoine Vaillant
IFBB Pro and Redcon1 athlete, Antoine Vaillant, takes us on a tour of his local grocery store as he shows us what he likes to pick up to fuel his body.
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3 Things You Can Learn From Clean Eaters
Clean eating is one of the most popular diet plans out there. But, even if it's not for you, there are 3 things you can learn from its diet principles.
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5 Misconceptions About Intermittent Fasting
There are a lot of myths and misconceptions floating around the Internet when it comes to the intermittent fasting lifestyle. This article separates truth from fiction.
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A Look at Protein Foods: Eggs
A complete nutritional analysis of eggs, including macronutrient breakdowns for all sizes. Eggs are a staple protein source for bodybuilders.
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[Video] What Physique Champions Eat for Breakfast w/ Brandon Hendrickson
2018 Men's Physique Champion, Brandon Hendrickson, gets welcomed into the Muscle & Strength Breakfast Club in this episode of "What Pros Eat for Breakfast".
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