Category Archives: Nutritional Intake

The Relationship between Proteins and Muscle Building

The Relationship between Proteins and Muscle Building

Do you ever wonder why body builders are overly concerned about the food they eat while training? This is because growing muscles requires more than exercises, you also need to eat right. Exercising stretches your muscles. As they stretch and contract, they become stronger and enlarge. However when you work out, your muscles feel sore […]

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Foods to Avoid during a Muscle Building Routine

Foods to Avoid during a Muscle Building Routine

In every cluster of food, be it proteins, carbohydrates or fats, there are good and unhealthy choices to pick from. This is especially important when you are on a muscle building routine. Your goal is to see an increase in mass, not of fat, but of muscle. This requires careful food choices. Let’s take a […]

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Top Sources of Fats for Building Muscle

Top Sources of Fats for Building Muscle

Many people who work out believe that all fat is bad fat. But for bodybuilding, that’s not necessarily true. There are some “good” fat that is needed for building muscle mass. While eating protein helps you bulk up, it makes you lose the fats that you may need to continue exercise. Not having enough fat […]

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Can You Build Muscle Under A Caloric Deficit?

Can You Build Muscle Under A Caloric Deficit?

Some people think that building muscle under a caloric deficit may be impossible, but that’s not entirely true. There was a study released before about a group of overweight men who were able to gain 9.5lbs of muscle while losing 16.3lbs of fat in a span of 14 weeks. Now that’s a result that a […]

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Best Ingredients for a Muscle-Building Shake

Best Ingredients for a Muscle-Building Shake

As you go about your muscle building diet plan, a protein shake can be a great way to get your calorie intake up, provide your body with the nutrients you need for success, and help keep the level of bloating you experience down. Those who aren’t using shakes or smoothies and strictly focus on eating […]

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Benefits of Building Muscle in a Home Gym

Benefits of Building Muscle in a Home Gym

As you go about achieving your goal to build more lean muscle mass, one thing that you may want to considering the ideal location of where you should be working out. While some people automatically know that they want to attend a commercial gym and be around other people while they do their sessions, others […]

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Best Ways to Prevent Overtraining

Best Ways to Prevent Overtraining

Overtraining is a very serious problem that can take you completely out of your workout program if you aren’t careful. Far too many people have the best of intentions before they wind up overtrained and simply want to see fast and effective results from their program plan. As such, they hit the gym daily, giving […]

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