Nutrition Articles

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Kurt Oats Whey
Meal #5: A Post-Workout meal consisting of Scivation Whey and Oatmeal. Kurt also throws in an granola bar to stabilize his blood sugar and boost energy.
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[Video] What Bodybuilders Eat for Breakfast w/ Iain Valliere
IFBB Pro bodybuilder, Iain Valliere, joins the Muscle & Strength breakfast club in this episode of "What's for Breakfast?" Check out Iain's meal & cooking tips!
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Peri-Workout Supplements: Complete Pre, Intra & Post-Workout Guide
With so many workout supplement choices where do you start? This guide takes a complete look at supplement ingredients, and includes recommendations and timing.
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The Keto Diet for Athletes: How Low Carb Should You Go?
A lot of controversy surrounds the traditional ketogenic dieting practice - especially when it comes to performance athletes. Can athletes eat a keto diet?
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Jen Jewell's Bikini Booty Protein Smoothie Recipe
Simple, delicious and high in protein, this super easy and quick smoothie recipe uses only 5 ingredients but still packs a solid dose of protein to keep muscles happy!
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Kurt Omelet
Meal #7: An Omelette made from liquid egg whites, whole eggs, black beans and spinach. A perfect way to end the day.
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What Pro Bodybuilders Eat for Breakfast w/ George Peterson
In this episode of "What's for Breakfast?", 2019 Arnold Classic Classic Champion, George Peterson, gets inducted into the Muscle & Strength Breakfast Club.
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Protein Quantity, Timing, Digestion & Enhancement
Everything you need to know about protein intake and consumption, including discussions on protein timing, and the improvement of protein synthesis rates.
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Kurt Burritos
Kurt's recipe for healthy burritos; an example of what Kurt would enjoy as break in his nutritional routine during his off-season.
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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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Grocery Shopping with Pro Bodybuilders w/ John Meadows
The Mountain Dog, John Meadows, IFBB pro and highly-respected coach joins Muscle & Strength in this episode of Grocery Shopping with Pro Bodybuilders.
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Match Carb Intake To Your BodyFat & Muscle Mass
Are carbs the enemy? Maik Wiedenbach says no. Learn how to approach your carbohydrate consumption based on the the current state of your physique.
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Carbohydrates and Bodybuilding
Why do you need carbohydrates? This article explains how you can integrate carbohydrates into your diet to help build more muscle faster.
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7 Post-Workout Meals to Boost Muscle Growth
Maximize your post-workout meal to boost muscle growth by selecting one of these 7 easy to make recipes. Sweet to savory, we've got your taste buds covered.
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Woman standing in boxing ring
NPC Fitness competitor, Trainer and Lifestyle & Conditioning Coach Nichole Ohrablo talks about her Vegan lifestyle. Anyone can benefit from including vegan food sources in their diet!
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What Pro Bodybuilders Eat for Dinner w/ Chris Bumstead
Chris Bumstead shows us one of his favorite dinner meals to eat during the offseason. Check it out and give this tasty, easy-to-make meal a try for yourself!
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3 Proven Ways to Lock Down Your Nutrition This Year
You’ve conquered the routine of making it to the gym almost every day. Now it is time for you to finally conquer the kitchen & get your nutrition in check.
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Ultimate Workout Nutrition Guide: Part 2
Workout nutrition can be confusing. Learn about the role of protein quality and quantity, catbohydrates, fats and nutrient timing in this complete expert guide.
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Grocery Shopping with Physique Pros w/ Steven Cao
Steven Cao takes us through the grocery section of Target and tells us the food options he typically picks up for his weekly grocery shopping trip.
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11 Foods Skinny Guys Should Eat To Get Bigger
Are you a hard gainer who can't stomach the thought of another giant meal? Try adding these calorie dense foods to get more gains from your grub.
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Sexy woman baking in the kitchen
NPC Fitness competitor, Trainer and Lifestyle & Conditioning Coach Nichole Ohrablo talks about great vegan protein sources in part 2 of a 3 part series.
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[Video] What Pro Bodybuilders Eat for Breakfast w/ John Meadows
John Meadows' joins the hit M&S series, "What Pro Bodybuilders Eat for Breakfast". Today, he's showing us his typical breakfast & pre-workout meal for leg day.
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Every Diet Plan Works - What You Need to Know about Fad Diets
There's a truth about dieting that figure heads of the other diet paradigms don't want you to know - they all work. Learn exactly why in this article.
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Why Am I Always Hungry? The Foods That Keep You Full Longer
Are you constantly hungry even after you've just finished a meal? A new study reveals which foods are the best (and worst) at keeping you full longer.
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Fit woman in the kitchen
NPC Fitness competitor, Trainer and Lifestyle & Conditioning Coach Nichole Ohrablo brings you a delicious recipe for her chickpea crunches!
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[Video] Grocery Shopping with Pro Bodybuilders w/ Iain Valliere
IFBB Pro bodybuilder, Ian Valliere, takes us through his local grocery store to give us an insight into which foods he selects for prep (& for cheats) and why.
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The Truth About the Anabolic Window
Do you really need to speed home right after your workout to ensure you consume your protein shake within the 30 minute anabolic window? Find out today!
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Macronutrients: Are All Calories Created Equal?
For years the food industry preached "low fat" foods. Lately, it seems everyone is telling us to avoid carbs. Does it really matter which of these macronutrients you eat?
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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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Woman in tank top with smoothie
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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Close up of beef burger
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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