Nutrition Articles

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Boost your muscle building efforts with these detailed eating plans for hardgainers by Nick Ludlow. Included are sample diets ranging from 3,000 to 4,500 calories per day.
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Nutrition Basics and the Importance of Protein
Jim explains why protein is so essential for building muscle, and outlines a basic plan on how much protein to eat and how frequently to eat it.
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9 Diet Hacks You Can Act On Right Now!
If you're not seeing results, stop making excuses and start making changes to your diet right now. No cleanses, juice fasts, or carbophobia needed.
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NPC Fitness competitor & trainer Nichole Ohrablo talks about the importance of nutrition for the woman just starting out on a training routine.
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[Video] What Bodybuilders Eat for Breakfast w/ Logan Franklin
IFBB Pro and MHP athlete, Logan Franklin, joins the M&S Breakfast Club in this episode of "What Pro Bodybuilders Eat for Breakfast". Check out what he eats!
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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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Workout Nutrition And Hormonal Manipulation
Jim Brewster tells you how to maximize your body's anabolic hormones with the right nutrition, supplements and training intensity.
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[Video] Full Day of Eating w/ Regan Grimes
We spend the day with Primeval Athlete Regan Grimes as he shows us exactly what he eats to grow in the off-season. See what Regan to fuel his muscle growth.
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Train Hard, Recover Harder: Optimizing Carb Intake for Performance
How's that low-carb diet working as you try to get jacked? Learn how carb intake can optimize performance, improve recovery, and speed up results.
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Cliff discusses the benefits of including healthy fats in your diet. Eating healthy fats is key when cutting fat. Fat is nothing to shy away from!
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How Do You Know Whether You Should Cut or Bulk?
It's one of the most common questions in the fitness realm, should you be cutting or should you be bulking? Read on to learn which strategy is best for you.
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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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[Video] What Pro Bodybuilders Eat For Lunch with Johnnie O. Jackson
Johnnie Jackson, invites us into his home for this episode of "What's for Lunch?" Check out how his high protein meal and give it a try for yourself.
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4 Post-Workout Nutrition Myths (That Are Actually Relevant)
There are many myths surrounding the topic of post workout nutrition. Read this article to figure out if the top four myths are fact or fiction!
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Tip # 2 - The importance of healthy fats in your diet. Fats are essential in hormone production and are a great source of energy. Get your fat on!
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6 Important Things to Understand as a Vegan Weightlifter
If you're a vegan looking to build muscle through a solid weight lifting routine, you'll make sure to read these 6 important vegan weightlifter tips.
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The 4 Pillars of Dietary Success for Any Fitness Goal
If you want to set yourself up for dietary success, you better have these 4 pillars in place. Learn more about what is truly important when it comes to diet!
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[Video] What Fitness Pros Eat For Breakfast with PhamFlexx
PhamFlexx joins the popular Muscle & Strength series, "What Pros Eat for Breakfast". Follow along as Pham makes one of his personal favorite breakfasts.
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Tip # 6 - Bulk without getting fat. When bulking, you should be looking to gain .5 to 1 pound per week. Any more and you might be gaining too much fat.
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High Protein Muscle Building Waffle Recipe
Looking for a high protein breakfast that is filling and sweet? Try out this high protein, muscle building waffle recipe packed with 55g of protein!
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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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Fluid And Electrolytes – The Forgotten Nutrients, Part 1
Doug Lawrenson details the importance of proper water and mineral intake, and talks about sports drinks and carbohydrate consumption.
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[Video] Clean Fast Food at McDonalds & Burger King w/ Steve Kuclo
IFBB Pro and ALLMAX athlete, Steve Kuclo, provides viewers with a few "healthier" choices from popular fast food chains McDonalds & Burger King.
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Grocery Shopping For Pre-Workout Meals With Brandon Beckrich
Join Team Allmax Athlete Brandon Beckrich on his trip to the grocery store for some preworkout meals. He gives great traveling nutrition advice for anyone!
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Tip # 12 - Marc talks about carb cycling. Most diets include some form of carb cycling. There is more than one way to carb cycle so choose a plan!
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Quick and Easy Protein Energy Ball Recipe
In our final video featuring Kaged Muscle CEO Kris Gethin, his girlfriend Sunshine takes us through her simple energy ball snack recipe using Re-Kaged.
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Ryan Stafford Packs On 30 Pounds Of Mass
On a mission to find himself, Ryan came across a bodybuilding magazine that changed his life. Since that time he has added 30 lbs to his frame and competed in the sport.
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Pre-Workout Nutrition 101: Fuel Your Training Any Time of Day
It's the most important meal of the day. No, it's not breakfast (unless you workout in the mornings). Learn how to master your pre-workout nutrition!
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The 4 Most Important Factors For Your Muscle Building Diet
If you want to lose fat and build muscle, you must understand the nutritional hierarchy. Check out the 4 most important factors for a muscle building diet!
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Tip # 15 - Marc talks about getting your swerve on. Yes - booze. It is not conducive to a healthy lifestyle, but can be enjoyed on occasion.
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Pre and post workout nutrition can be extremely simple. Read this article to learn exactly what you should be eating before and after your workout.
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A Science-Backed Lean Bulk Supplement Plan
Take your lean bulk to the next level by implementing an intelligent and effective supplement plan. This complete guide looks at the science behind all major bulking supplement choices.
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[Video] What Bodybuilders Eat for Lunch w/ Fouad Abiad
Kaged Muscle athlete, Fouad Abiad, invites us back into his kitchen for another cooking segment. In this video, he's showing us his favorite lunch meal.
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Kris Gethin's 10 Minute "Muscle Mush" Bulking Breakfast
In need of a nutritious breakfast to kick start the day? Look no further! Kris Gethin's Muscle Mush is full of micro & macro nutrients to help your gains!
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Tip # 19 - Don't shy away from sodium. It won't make you fat! Athletes in general need a higher amount of sodium than most people.
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Why Flexible Dieting (IIFYM) Isn't Actually Flexible
If it fits your macros (IIFYM) is supposed to give you more flexibility in your diet. Learn how the general population misuses this dieting approach.
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The pursuit of body leanness can be a double-sided sword. Learn about the eating disorder orthorexia nervosa, and how it can lead you down an unhealthy path.
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[Video] What Bodybuilders Eat for Breakfast w/ Regan Grimes
IFBB Pro, Regan Grimes, joins the Muscle & Strength breakfast club in this episode of "What's for Breakfast?" Spoiler Alert: It's not eggs and oats.
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Debunking the Dairy Myth: Are You Really Lactose Intolerant?
Quit wasting your money on almond milk, odds are you don't even need it! Check out the scientific data about lactose intolerance in the world today!
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What Bodybuilders Eat For Breakfast w/ Fouad Abiad
Fouad "Hoss" Abiad joins the Muscle & Strength Breakfast Club in this edition of "What's for Breakfast?" Check out this video to see what the Pro eats!
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Hidden Dangers Of 6 Hyped Health Foods
Set down your fruit juice, fat free milk and all those "fake" healthy foods. In this feature Nick Ludlow tells you why 6 popular food choices might not be all that healthy.
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Getting Ripped Without Cardio By Eating Your Carbs At Night
Get shredded the easy way! Russell Branjord shows you how to rely on nightly carb feedings to lose fat and get that six pack.
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Expert Guide: Vitamins & Minerals
Vitamins and minerals are essential to our health and well-being. This guide teaches you about the main vitamins and minerals involved in muscle building and fat loss.
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Bacon, Biceps, and Barbells – The All-American Trifecta Just Took a Hit
Red meat has been deemed a cancer causing carcinogen, so what now? Read this article to learn how you can still incorporate red meat into your diet!
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Hypoallergenic: My Journey As A Gluten-Free, Low-Allergen Bodybuilder
Bodybuilder Alex Silva talks about his gluten allergy, and shares nutrition and supplementation tips for the gluten-free athlete on how to help build muscle.
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[Video] Cheat Meals with Pro Bodybuilders w/ Victor Martinez
While in Columbia for a video shoot at the Muscle & Strength HQ, we took IFBB Pro and MHP athlete Victor Martinez to Pawley's Front Porch for a cheat meal.
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The Survivalist Guide to Eating on the Go
Running into situations that put your nutrition goals in jeopardy? Learn common problematic situations and how to prepare to keep your nutrition on track.
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In this episode of One Minute Tips, Cliff Wilson dispels some of the myths about the dangers of eating at night. For most people, eating at night is actually ideal!
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Return of the King Snake | Nutrition | Ep. 2
In this video, Team ALLMAX athlete Steve Kuclo gives us a behind the scenes look into how a pro bodybuilder eats and diets to return to the contest stage.
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Bonehead Nutrition: 5 Diet Mistakes To Avoid
Are you a bonehead, blaming your lack of workout results on poor genetics? Stop playing the hardgainer card, and start building muscle today with proper nutrition!
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