In our enthusiastic attempts to create a fuller physique and jump aboard the ‘gains train’, often the quality of our food can be compromised simply by our sheer focus on consuming the most calorie dense foods as possible! Also known as the ‘dirty bulk’. But, there is no doubt that the best and most sustainable […]
Exercise is only part of being healthy. If you exercise but don’t fuel your body well, you are making it harder for yourself to meet your goals. This is obvious to most people, but smart nutrition can sometimes be counterintuitive. Make sure you don’t make any nutrition mistakes with our articles covering basic nutrition, timing your meals, choosing the best foods for you, and more.
When it comes to protein powders, it seems like there’s a new one every day that lifters swear works miracles. For most, the battle comes down to creatine vs. whey. These two protein powders each have their benefits and one might be better than the other depending on how you train.
If you don’t like eating vegetables, then the headlines are scary. Inadequate vegetable intake is linked to 6.7 million deaths in a single year. Without veggies, your risk of stroke, colon cancer, diabetes, obesity, and numerous other conditions skyrockets. You aren’t going to get cancer overnight from not eating vegetables. However, if you don’t find […]
You’ve seen the food pyramid. A big chunk of it is dedicated to vegetables like broccoli, carrots, beets, and celery. The problem is that most people don’t like eating veggies. So how can you eat healthy if you don’t eat vegetables? You Probably Do Like Veggies Compared to other animals, humans eat a wide variety […]
Pre-workout is a great tool for anyone looking to have that extra drive in the gym. Everyone has experience fatigue before, especially during those tough morning workouts. Anyone who has taken pre-workout before knows that it can give you a little something extra when you need it the most. It has tons of benefits, but […]
Would you rather take a fistful of pills everyday instead of eating broccoli for dinner? If so, you aren’t alone. Data from the CDC shows that 87% of Americans aren’t eating enough veggies. As a culture, we simply don’t like to eat vegetables – and it has consequences. Inadequate vegetable intake is linked to diseases […]
The best foods for the keto diet are high in fat but low in protein and carbs. For most people, this means eating a lot of meat, fish, and avocado on the keto diet. However, there are plenty of vegetarian keto foods too – including nuts. Eating nuts on the keto diet is fairly controversial. […]
Branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs) consist of three amino acids: leucine, isoleucine, and valine. These amino acids are proven to support muscle growth even more than protein supplements and other amino acids. Taking BCAA powder is one of the best things you can do to improve your gains in the gym. However, even more so than […]
The ketogenic diet involves eating foods which are very low in carbs, low protein, and high in fat. The goal of the diet is to induce a state of ketosis in the body so the body starts producing ketones and using fat as fuel. If you want to learn more about how the ketogenic diet […]
Recently fruit infused water has become very popular and recipes bloggers are quick to tout all of the health benefits of it. Anytime something is this hyped up, you should be a bit skeptical. After all, you can’t expect to drink some lemon-infused water and see the fat melt off your body! However, there are […]