Nutrition Articles

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Healthy Eating
Are you really eating healthy? This article isn't about saving the planet, but rather saving yourself by using safer cooking and preparation techniques.
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Grocery Shopping with Pro Bodybuilders with Fouad Abiad
In this video, Kaged Muscle athlete and IFBB Pro Fouad Abiad gives us a run down on the groceries he typically purchases weekly from the grocery store.
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8 Easy and Convenient Pre-Workout Meals/Snacks
Here are 8 easy and convenient pre-workout meals that are designed to curb hunger while providing complete protein, complex carbs, and healthy fats.
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Want 6 Pack Abs? Avoid These 3 Diet Mistakes
Learn how to (finally) get that six pack by setting proper goals, living a fitness lifestyle instead of a diet, and allowing yourself room to make mistakes.
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[Video] Cheat Meals with Pro Bodybuilders w/ Regan Grimes
Primeval Labs athlete, Regan Grimes, shows us one of his typical cheat meals during the offseason while talking about general offseason dieting tactics.
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How to Calculate the Perfect Macros for Your Fitness Goals
It's been the topic that stumps most lifters, but that changes now! Learn how to calculate your macros to maximize your gains and obtain your goals!
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Lean Bulk Diet Plan - 10 Pounds In 2 Months
Afraid of getting fat but want to build muscle? After trying everything in the book, Ryan Munsey used this eating plan to pack on 10 pounds in 2 months.
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4 Myths You Have Been Told About Artificial Sweeteners
A lot of folks truly fear artificial sweeteners, but most of what you've heard about them are myths. Separate fact from fiction by reading this article.
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Understanding The Uberman Sleep Cycle
Does hacking your sleep schedule lead to a boost in productivity? Gain an understanding of the Uberman Sleep Cycle and decide for yourself!
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Gain Muscle Without Gaining Extra Fat!
It's time to stop packing on extra fat while bulking! Learn how to dial in your nutritional plan and make amazing gains without adding unneeded pounds of fat.
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Grocery Shopping with Physique Pros w/ Romane Lanceford
Primeval Lavs athlete, Romane Lanceford, takes us through the aisles of his local grocery store to show us exactly what he purchases for his offseason diet.
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Lying Labels: Exposing the Truth on Calorie Counts
Can you really trust the nutritional facts on the back of food packaging? What about the health claims laid out on the front? Read this article to find out!
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Muscular man in Muscle & Strength t-shirt plating up food.
Stop guessing and start calculating. Take full control of your diet with this guide to calorie requirements, different BMR equations, and macronutrient breakdowns.
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Natty Lifter's Guide to Nutrition: Build Quality Gainz w/out Steroids
In this four part series, we break down everything natural lifters should know about building muscle without steroids. Part 3 covers diet and nutrition!
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3 Common Nutrition Mistakes Hurting Your Progress
Take a close look at 3 of the most common mistakes people make with their dieting, and cut out the bad habits before they hinder your progress.
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Learn how and why Kurt structures his (seven!) meals the way he does for maximum effectiveness and growth.
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[Video] Grocery Shopping with Pro Bodybuilders w/ Chris Bumstead
MHP and Chris Bumstead take us through the aisles of a local Canadian grocery store. Check out the exact food sources Chris purchases to fuel his body.
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The Clean Eating Diet Plan Guide
Learn everything you need to know before starting the Clean Eating Diet plan including it's history, guidelines & components, & all of the science behind it.
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Adjusting Carbohydrates To Improve Gains
Dr. Warren Willey shows you how you can improve your muscle building diet and physique by adjusting macronutrients based upon the biomarker of LDL particle size.
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5 Simple Steps for Easier and Sustainable Fat Loss
When it comes to fat loss diets, there's several different approaches you can take. These tips and tricks will help you find the most sustainable one!
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Quick Easy High Protein Breakfast Foods
Quit overthinking your muscle building breakfast and try these 5 easy recipes that were designed to deliver a whopping dose of protein while still pleasing your taste buds.
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Kurt Weidner brings you his 7 Meal Plan. Meal #1: Eggwhite, Oatmeal and Blueberry Muffins. See what the Animal has for breakfast!
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[Video] What Bodybuilders Eat Post-Workout w/ Steve Kuclo
IFBB Pro, Steve Kuclo shows us exactly how he refuels his body after a hard workout. Watch the video to see the full meal breakdown of Steve's postworkout meal.
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The Mediterranean Diet Plan Guide
Learn everything you need to know before starting the Mediterranean Diet plan including it's history, guidelines and components, and the science behind it.
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Optimal Protein Intake For Muscle Growth
Natural bodybuilder Cliff Wilson discusses protein change theory, and how to adjust your current protein intake levels to fit your current level of development.
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What Physique Pros Eat for Breakfast w/ Gerardo Gabriel
In this episode of our popular series, What Pro Athletes Eat for Breakfast, we follow Gerardo Gabriel around the kitchen as he prepares his breakfast.
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7 Diet Mistakes To Avoid At All Costs
Optimize your fat loss and muscle growth by avoiding these 7 crucial diet mistakes that are often to blame for slowing your gym progress down.
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Meal #4: Consisting of Red Meat, Quinoa, Broccoli, and Oatmeal. This is a pre-workout meal.
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[Video] Cheat Meals with Pro Bodybuilders w/ Chris Bumstead
Chris Bumstead shares with us what his favorite cheat meal is to eat. Check out the video to get Chris' perspective on what constitutes a good cheat meal.
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The IIFYM & Flexible Dieting Diet Plan Guide
Learn everything you need to know before starting the IIFYM Diet plan including it's history, guidelines and components, and all of the science behind it.
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How To Lose Weight
The ultimate weight loss guide. Take a detailed look at the obesity epidemic, common causes of weight gain, popular diet plans, and how to exercise to look your best.
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Grocery Shopping with Physique Pros w/ Gerardo Gabriel
In this video, Gerardo Gabriel shows us exactly what he purchases from the grocery store just days into his off-season. Learn how this pro balances his diet.
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9 Potent Bodybuilding Foods You Should Be Eating
If you're looking to build muscle what you eat is just as important as how you train. Make sure you're eating these top bodybuilding foods!
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Meal #6: A Tuna Wrap with Hummus and Spinach. Tuna is rich in protein and cheap. It is one of the best foods for building lean muscle.
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[Video] Grilling with Pro Bodybuilders w/ Steve Kuclo
Fire up the grill this summer! IFBB Pro and Team ALLMAX athlete, Steve Kuclo, teaches you some of the basics every bodybuilder should know when grilling.
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The Intermittent Fasting Diet Plan Guide
Learn everything you need to know before starting the Intermittent Fasting plan including it's history, guidelines & components, & all the science behind it.
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Modern Bodybuilding & Fitness Acronyms
HIIT, DOMS, BCAAs and PRs? You've seen these acronyms everywhere, now find out what they mean. Each term includes a definition and example of common usage.
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What Bodybuilders Eat For Breakfast w/ Santi Aragon
IFBB Pro Santi Aragon joins the Muscle & Strength Breakfast Club. Check out this video to see exactly what the IFBB Classic Pro eats for breakfast.
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Comparing Clean Eating Diet To IIFYM Flexible Diet
Is clean eating the only way to see the results you want? Get the scoop on clean eating vs. flexible dieting, and learn to properly count your macros!
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Post Workout Nutrition: The Window Of Opportunity
Chad Shaw addresses the topic of post-workout nutrition and makes the case that pre-workout nutrition might be of more importance for muscle growth.
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What Powerlifters Eat For Breakfast w/ Stephanie Sanzo
Primeval Labs athlete Stephanie Sanzo aka StephFitMum shows us what she eats for her first meal of the day - Steph follows the Vertical Diet by Stan Efferding.
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The Vegan, Vegetarian, & Pescatarian Diet Plans Guide
Learn everything you need to know before starting the vegan & vegetarian diet including it's history, guidelines & components, & all the science behind it.
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Clean vs. Dirty Eating For Muscle Building
What exactly determines if a food is dirty and off limits or clean and nutritionally sound? Learn how to logically classify food, avoid excess and eat with moderation.
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[Video] Full Day of Eating w/ Chris Bumstead
IFBB Pro Chris Bumstead and MHP take us through one of Cbum's typical days of eating in his bodybuilder off-season. Check it out to see what he eats!
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The Gluten Free Diet Plan Guide
Learn everything you need to know before starting the Gluten Free Diet plan including it's history, guidelines & components, & all the science behind it.
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Do You Need A Gluten Free Diet?
Can you benefit from gluten-free living even if you don't have an intolerance? Find out why this might be harming your pocket book more than it's helping your health.
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Muscle Building Meals on a Budget
Getting the correct nutrition for muscle building can be expensive! We're going to try to ease the weight with some muscle building meals for tight budgets.
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Clean Fast Food: Boston Market & Chick-fil-a w/ Gerardo Gabriel
In this video, Gerardo Gabriel takes us through the drive thru at Boston Market & Chick-fil-a to show us how you can eat out and still eat clean food sources.
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Top 10 Testosterone-Boosting Foods
The "Supplement Godfather" Don Gauvreau teaches you the top 10 testosterone-boosting foods! Learn how each one affects your natural test levels.
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Rapid Backload Peaking: Carbs, Water, and Sodium
Get absolutely shredded for your upcoming contest by following this peaking approach designed by top natural bodybuilder and trainer Cliff Wilson.
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