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Citrulline Malate & L-Citrulline Guide: Benefits, Dosages & FAQ
This complete guide explores the benefits and dosages of L-citrulline supplements. Learn about citrulline and citrulline malate and how they can help you reach your goals.
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A Look at 4 Food Myths
Salt. Butter. Red meat. Protein rich diets. Find out which of these are harmful to the body, and which aren't so bad.
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Grocery Shopping with The World's Strongest Man, Brian Shaw
Join 4x World's Strongest Man and Team Redcon1 athlete, Brian Shaw, as he takes us on his typical grocery run at Costco and explains what he buys.
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11 High Protein Meals You Can Cook in a Crock Pot
If you're looking for hands-free gains, it's time to dust off your crock pot. Here are 11 suggestions for high protein meals you can make in a slow cooker.
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Meal #4: Consisting of Red Meat, Quinoa, Broccoli, and Oatmeal. This is a pre-workout meal sufficient enough to get you through the most grueling of workouts!
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[Video] Full Day of Eating on Prep w/ Regan Grimes
IFBB Pro and Primeval Labs athlete, Regan Grimes, joins us again for another episode of Full Day of Eating. Unlike last time though, he's on prep.
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Smart Snacking: 5 Healthy Snacks That Won't Destroy Your Progress
Some people love to snack, but a lot of snack options on the market provide little to no nutritional value. Read & learn which 5 smart snack choices do!
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Muscle Man Eating Food
It's time to build size while remaining lean. Bodybuilder Brad Borland presents 19 rock solid tips to help you keep your body fat levels in check while gaining mass.
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Fast Food for Bodybuilders
Eating on the run can be difficult for a dedicated bodybuilder. Learn which fast food meals are the best, and which fast food restaurants you should avoid.
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Clean Fast Food: Pollo Tropical & Dunkin' Donuts w/ Steven Cao
Steven Cao takes us through the drive thru at Pollo Tropical and Dunkin' Donuts to show us how to eat clean when on the go and in need of food for fuel.
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Maximize Your Diet: 10 Commandments of Modern Nutrition
Is your diet stuck in the past? If you're ready to see big results, it's time to adopt the new commandments of modern nutrition.
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Chicken burrito on large plate
Meal #6: A Tuna Wrap with Hummus and Spinach. Tuna is rich in protein and cheap and great for building lean muscle. Include hummus for a tasty boost of healthy fats!
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Cheat Meals with Pro Bodybuilders w/ Errol Moore
IFBB Pro and Nutrex Research Athlete, Errol Moore, takes us to Oh My Burger to get one of their award-winning burgers for his cheat meal.
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13 Foods Scientifically Proven to Boost Testosterone Levels
Concerned about your testosterone levels dropping as you age? These 13 foods are scientifically proven to aid in testosterone production and maintenance.
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How To Structure Your Meal Plan Based On Training
Learn how to eat based on your training time. This article provides complete meal plan examples for the early morning trainer, the midday lifter and the night owl.
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Bulking For Natural Bodybuilders
Learn how to "lean bulk" - gain muscle mass without gaining fat. Let's set the record straight, bulking for extended periods is not a good idea!
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What Brian Shaw Eats for Lunch: Cooking Bison w/ 4x World's Strongest Man
In our first episode of "What's for Lunch", we join 4 time World's Strongest Man Brian Shaw in his kitchen as he cooks some bison, rice, and carrots.
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Pre-Workout Nutrition: 4 Strategies to Improve Performance & Maximize Results
If you're only focused on the post-workout anabolic window, you could be missing out. Learn how to optimize your pre-workout nutrition for maximum growth.
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Bodybuilder making burritos
Kurt's recipe for healthy burritos; an example of what Kurt would enjoy as break in his nutritional routine. They still pack a mean nutritional punch!
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[Video] What Bodybuilders Eat for Dinner w/ Antoine Vaillant
In this episode of What Pro Bodybuilders Eat for Dinner Redcon1 athlete and IFBB Pro, Antoine Vaillant, shows us what he eats... for dinner!
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Should Lifters Pay Attention to the Glycemic Index?
What is the Glycemic Index? Is it useful for lifters? Or is it an outdated resource? Read this article to learn the answer to those questions and more!
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Skinny Guy Diet Plan: Gain Muscle The Smart Way
Pack on muscle mass without adding unwanted fat. This feature provides three specific eating plans for "skinny guy" trainees who have a hard time gaining weight.
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The Zig Zag Diet Approach
Stagger your alories and help your body lose fat and gain muscle at the same time. A zig zag diet approach is a proven and effective way to avoid ruts.
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Full Day of Eating w/ Fouad “Hoss” Abiad
Kaged Muscle athlete & IFBB Pro, Fouad Abiad, shows us how he eats to grow during the off-season. Join along as he cooks up some of his favorite bulking meals.
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7 Easy High Protein Lunch Options For Muscle Gains
Quit overthinking lunch and try these 7 easy recipes that were designed to deliver a whopping dose of protein while still pleasing your taste buds.
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Bodybuilder making blueberry muffins
Kurt Weidner shares his recipe for healthy egg white oats and blueberry muffins. This nutritious recipe is quick and can be easily changed to meet needs.
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[Video] What Bodybuilders Eat at Restaurants w/ Antoine Vaillant
IFBB Pros and Redcon1 athletes, Antoine Vaillant and Quinton Eriya, join us for an episode of What Pro Bodybuilders Eat at Restaurants.
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Kris Gethin's Bodybuilder Grocery Shopping Check List
Trying to eat healthier but have no clue where to begin in the grocery store? Take this blueprint from Kris Gethin & get started down the path to success!
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The Clean Bulk Diet: 3 Options For More Lean Muscle
Build lean muscle mass without packing on unwanted body fat. This article presents three sample lean bulk diet eating plan options that can help you reach your goals.
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Chicken Breast Cooking on the Grill
Summer's done and it's time to pack on mass. This hardcore diet and supplement plan will get you headed in the right direction.
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How to Manage Stress & High Cortisol while Dieting
Does dieting stress out the body enough to cause a rise in cortisol levels? Or is it the stress of being at a lower body fat percentage? Read on and learn more.
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6 Signs It's Time to End Your Bulk
Bulking might not be the best plan if you resemble the Michelin man or you're giving Santa a run for his job this year...
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NPC Fitness competitor & trainer Nichole Ohrablo talks about great vegan protein sources in part 1 of a 3 part series. Today she discusses beans and greens!
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What Pro Bodybuilders Order for Room Service w/ Victor Martinez
In this video, we hang out with IFBB Pro and MHP athlete, Victor Martinez, in his hotel room as he orders breakfast through the hotel's room service.
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Best Ice Creams to Eat for a Jacked & Shredded Physique
Who doesn't love enjoying a sweet, refreshing pint of ice cream during summer? Find out which ice cream options are best to help you crush your goals!
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D-Aspartic Acid supplements powder pills
This complete guide explores the benefits and dosages of D-Aspartic Acid supplements. Learn about DAA and how it can help you reach your goals.
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"I Spike" - How The Spike Diet Can Help You Lose Weight Forever
The Spike Diet allows you to keep your metabolism up while cutting fat by allowing for "Spike", or higher calorie eating days.
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What Strongmen Eat for Breakfast w/ Brian Shaw
4x World's Strongest Man & Redcon1 Athlete, Brian Shaw, joins the Muscle & Strength Breakfast Club in this month's episode of "What Pros Eat for Breakfast".
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Ketogenic Diets: Why Experts Missed the Boat on this Fat Loss Fail
Think you can just cut carbs, go into ketosis, and get shredded? Wrong. Learn the science behind ketogenic diets and why they might not help you reach your goals.
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Nichole Ohrablo talks about great vegan protein sources in part 3 of a 3 part series. Nichole wraps up the series with more excellent choices!
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[Video] Grocery Shopping with Pro Bodybuilders w/ Errol Moore
IFBB Pro and Nutrex Research athlete, Errol Moore, shows us what he typically shops for when he makes his weekly trips to the grocery store.
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What Pro Bodybuilders Eat For Breakfast Pt. 2 Ft. Steve Kuclo
Team ALLMAX athlete Steve Kuclo takes us through another one of his time efficient bodybuilding breakfast options used during his 2017 offseason.
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Inside Look At 12 Bodybuilding Nutrition Habits
Post-workout Pop-tarts, egg whites and stoking the metabolism. The world of muscle building nutrition has some odd habits. Find out which are legit, and which might be a waste of time.
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Alternative Dieting, A New Approach To A Contest Physique
Natural bodybuilder Sean Sullivan takes a look at pre-contest dieting, and presents information on an alternative dieting approach.
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What Bodybuilders Eat for Lunch w/ Fouad Abiad
IFBB Pro & Kaged Muscle athlete, Fouad Abiad, invites us into his kitchen for this episode of "What's for Lunch?". Check out what the pro eats for this meal!
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5 Healthy Fat Sources You're Not Eating
Whether you avoided these on purpose or just didn't know they existed, it's time to branch out and try these 5 healthy fat sources.
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NPC Fitness competitor & trainer Nichole Ohrablo brings you her delicious recipe for vegan gluten-free cupcakes. Additionally, they are high in protein.
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[Video] Full Day of Eating on Prep w/ Akim Williams
In this video, we follow MHP athlete, Akim Williams, through a full day of eating. Akim in this video is just 6 weeks out from the Arnold Classic 2020.
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5 Nutrition Tips to Master Your Shredded Physique
Need a little extra help to get you to your ultimate fat loss goal? Check out these 5 tips and diet strategies and shred those last couple of pounds!
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Man sitting in gym in tank top
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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