Tag Archives: nutrition

Eating Six Meals a Day To Get Ripped: SCAM or Not? The conventional bodybuilding wisdom is often wrong.

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The bodybuilding encyclopedia of bro-science says that by eating more frequently you are avoiding the so-called starvation mode. As a result, the body feels “secured” like a Swiss bank account and heats up the engine (metabolism). The more money/food you have, the more you spend/burn. Conversely, when you are eating less frequently, the body feels […]

Protein Bars: Do you really need waffles with protein?

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What’s a protein bar? Protein bars are waffles loaded with whey/soy/whatever protein in powder form. Their purpose is to serve as a quick source of protein. A typical large bar contains the following: Protein: 20-30 grams Fat: 20-30 grams Carbs: 25-30 grams Calories: 450-600kcal Are protein bars really needed for muscle growth? The supplement companies want […]

Another Reason Not To Buy Whey Protein

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Have you ever wondered why every retired bodybuilder launches a new supplement line which is supposed to be so much better than the rest? Simple. The supplement industry comes with nice profit margins. Below, l will outline the process of turning protein powder into a money printer. Step 1: Buy Cheap Protein In Bulk It may […]

Catobophobia – The Constant Fear Of Losing Muscle Mass

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Catobophobia is a condition that affects many muscle building fans. It represents a highly obsessive state in which the fear of losing muscle mass starts to dictate the entire existence of the suffering individual. SYMPTOMS – constantly thinking about food – insomnia when it’s impossible to prepare a pre-bed protein shake – high intake of […]

How Much Protein To Build Muscle?

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The word “protein” comes from the Greek “prōteios” which stands for “of the first quality”. In other words, protein is considered an essential macronutrient. The body uses protein as a building block for the construction of everything – from muscle to hair.  The supplement industry has convinced most natural bodybuilders that a man can’t build muscle […]

Peanuts – High Protein Snack For Bodybuilders

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There are many cheaper foods that can help you reach your protein requirements for the day. Peanuts may not seem tasty to the spoiled kids, but they sure as hell get the job done. There are two kinds of people as far as peanuts go – those who eat them all the time and those who […]

Top Supplements For Natural Bodybuilders

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The supplement industry is growing rapidly even though most of the products have a highly questionable effectiveness. The fancy names and the shiny labels may attract the eyes, but the actual measurable results from the products are nowhere to be seen. Yet natural bodybuilders have been convinced that they need supplementation to reach their maximum […]

Dave Tate’s Weight Gaining Plan Sucks

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In an interview, Dave Tate revealed one of his “secrets” for gaining weight. The story goes like this: There was a time at the Old Westside gym where I couldn’t gain weight to save my fucking life. There was this dude who trained there who could just put on weight like fucking magic. He’d go […]

Pre-Workout Supplements Substitutes

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Every 5 minutes a new pre-workout supplement hits the market. They are everywhere, and yet each new product claims to have unique properties. ”Unlike the rest, ours work.” If you remove the fancy labels, pre-workout supplements are nothing more than fast carbs (sugar). This is the oldest trick in the book. Everyone feels more energetic […]