Nutrition Articles

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Breakfast on the Go: 5 Muscle Building Morning Meals
Trying to make your mornings a little less chaotic? Try these 5 easy muscle-building recipes for perfect make-ahead breakfasts.
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Cliff talks about diet, the importance of overall food intake and what foods can help you reach your goals. You may be surprised at what you hear!
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[Video] What Pro Bodybuilders Eat at Restaurants w/ Akim Williams
In this episode of "What Pro Bodybuilders Eat at Restaurants", IFBB Pro and MHP athlete, Akim Williams, takes us to Brother Bruno's Pizza. See what he gets!
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The Poor College Student's Diet Guide to Healthy Gains
In school and dirt poor, but still have muscle building goals? Check out these grocery store money saving tips to get your diet & account balance straight!
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We follow Whitney Reid as he drops his bodyfat from 12% to 6% in just 8 weeks to get ready for a photo shoot! Each video in this 8 part series will detail Whitney's diet plan, training and supplements.
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Want great abs? Desperate for a shredded six pack? Tom Venuto shares his ab secrets, and provides specific workout plans and nutritional guidance.
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How Much Protein Should I Eat Each Day for Optimal Performance?
It's one of the most common questions asked by both gym-goers and your average health-conscious individual - how much protein should I be consuming each day?
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10 Easy Pre-Workout Meals & Snacks to Fuel Your Training
Good pre-workout nutrition is essential for seeing results. We're giving you 10 ready-to-eat ideas plus the formula for designing your own pre-workout meal.
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Tip # 1 - It's nearly impossible to gain muscle and burn fat at the same time. Bulk or Cut? It is optimal that you choose one or the other.
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Grocery Shopping with Pro Bodybuilders w/ Akim Williams
We follow along with IFBB Pro and MHP athlete, Akim Williams, as he gets his groceries for the week. Akim is on prep and everything purchased has its purpose.
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5 Tips to Perfecting Your Post Workout Meal
In this article, we discuss everything you need to know to perfect your post workout meal. Learn what to prioritize and optimize your post workout meal.
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5 Foods Swaps & 8 Eating Tips For The July 4th Weekend
Have a healthy 4th of July weekend without turning your feast into a disappointing fizzle. These 5 food swaps will add bold taste and flavor to any picnic or gathering.
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Your Go-To Guide For Cutting Fat While Keeping Muscle
Don't lose your hard-earned muscle! This guide and Q&A by Brad Borland shows you how to drop fat and retain muscle.
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[Video] Juicing with Pro Bodybuilders with Fouad Abiad
You all asked for a video about how pro bodybuilders juice! And now we're going to show you - check out how IFBB Pro Fouad Abiad juices in the morning.
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Which Diet is the Best for Fat Loss? There May Be More Than One
So many diets claim to be the best for fat loss. Take a look at the science behind popular fat loss diets and figure out which diet may work best for you.
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Tip # 5 - The importance of eating the right kinds of Carbs at the right times. Unprocessed carbs are great building blocks for muscle. Eat good carbs!
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[Video] Full Day of Eating (Clean Bulking) w/ Logan Franklin
Logan Franklin takes us through his full day of eating in the offseason. During this offseason, he's looking to move up to the classic physique division.
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How to Make Meal Prep Sunday an Easy Habit
Meal Prepping is a helpful tool to use to lock down your nutrition so you can accomplish all of your fitness goals. Learn how to make it an easy habit!
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We follow Whitney Reid as he drops his bodyfat from 12% to 6% in just 8 weeks to get ready for a photo shoot! Each video in this 8 part series will detail Whitney's diet plan, training and supplements.
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Dieting And Muscle Gain, The Whole Truth
Baffled by bro science? Want to know the real deal? Dustin Elliott gives the muscle building truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth.
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Bone Broth: The Secret to Joint and Tendon Health?
Could bone broth be the secret to optimizing your overall health? Read this article to learn how you could benefit from bone broth and how to make it.
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How To Build A Fat Loss Meal Plan: A Step-by-Step Guide
Take the guess work out of dieting for fat loss. Listen to expert Christine Hronec as she gives you the step by step for building a fat loss diet.
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Tip # 8 - Derek stresses the importance of protein for health and recovery. He recommends taking in 1 - 1.5 grams of protein per pound of bodyweight everyday.
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Full Day of Eating with Arash Rahbar
IFBB Pro, Arash Rahbar, is BACK to take you through a full day of eating. Plus take a trip down memory lane with Arash when he breaks out old bodybuilding photo albums.
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6 Tips for Hardgainers Looking to Eat More Calories
Are you someone who struggles with getting enough calories to build muscle during the day? If you are, try these 6 ways for hardgainers to eat more calories!
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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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Muscular bodybuilder flexing in front of countertop full of clean foods.
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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