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Tip # 1 - It's nearly impossible to gain muscle and burn fat at the same time. Bulk or Cut? It is optimal that you choose one or the other.
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Grocery Shopping with Pro Bodybuilders w/ Akim Williams
We follow along with IFBB Pro and MHP athlete, Akim Williams, as he gets his groceries for the week. Akim is on prep and everything purchased has its purpose.
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5 Tips to Perfecting Your Post Workout Meal
In this article, we discuss everything you need to know to perfect your post workout meal. Learn what to prioritize and optimize your post workout meal.
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5 Foods Swaps & 8 Eating Tips For The July 4th Weekend
Have a healthy 4th of July weekend without turning your feast into a disappointing fizzle. These 5 food swaps will add bold taste and flavor to any picnic or gathering.
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[Video] Juicing with Pro Bodybuilders with Fouad Abiad
You all asked for a video about how pro bodybuilders juice! And now we're going to show you - check out how IFBB Pro Fouad Abiad juices in the morning.
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Tip # 5 - The importance of eating the right kinds of Carbs at the right times. Unprocessed carbs are great building blocks for muscle. Eat good carbs!
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[Video] Full Day of Eating (Clean Bulking) w/ Logan Franklin
Logan Franklin takes us through his full day of eating in the offseason. During this offseason, he's looking to move up to the classic physique division.
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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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Dieting And Muscle Gain, The Whole Truth
Baffled by bro science? Want to know the real deal? Dustin Elliott gives the muscle building truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth.
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Tip # 8 - Derek stresses the importance of protein for health and recovery. He recommends taking in 1 - 1.5 grams of protein per pound of bodyweight everyday.
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Full Day of Eating with Arash Rahbar
IFBB Pro, Arash Rahbar, is BACK to take you through a full day of eating. Plus take a trip down memory lane with Arash when he breaks out old bodybuilding photo albums.
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Fluid And Electrolytes – The Forgotten Nutrients, Part 2
Article details the benefits of specific minerals, and talks about the importance of proper fluid and electrolyte intake before, during and after exercise.
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6 Ways Better Gut Health Can Lead to Better Gains
Establishing a good foundation of gut health could be exactly what you need for better gains. Learn why and how to improve your gut health with this article.
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Forging Elite Fitness: The Real Reason You're Not Shredded
Poor nutrition is the main reason many don't make the progress they hope for. Here's some tips on getting your diet in check so you can become shredded!
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Tip # 14 Marc warns about drinking too many calories. Cut back on those sugary drinks! "Just because it's liquid doesn't mean it won't make you fat!"
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IFBB Pro, Sadik Hadzovic, attempts to eat 10,000 CLEAN calories in one day. Will he be able to consume 10k calories in 1 day? Watch the video to find out!
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How To Build A More Enjoyable & Sustainable Diet
People often times associate dieting/being on a diet as a miserable thing. It doesn't and shouldn't have to be. Learn more about building an enjoyable diet.
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Caffeine: How Strong Is Your Buzz?
How much caffeine is too much? How does caffeine impact hormones and fat loss? Find out now!
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[Video] Grocery Shopping with Pro Bodybuilders w/ Regan Grimes
Regan Grimes takes us through the aisles of his local grocery store while describing his favorite food sources and why he likes to consume them.
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Burgers, Biceps, and BBQ: The Best Recipes for Getting Jacked on July 4th
Happy Independence Day! Stay on track this 4th of July with these delicious recipes. They're macro-friendly, so you won't be kicking yourself tomorrow.
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Tip # 16 - Momma told you to eat all your vegetables! Derek couldn't agree more. They can actually help your body burn fat and build muscle!
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Step by Step Guide to Building a Bulking Diet
Want to put on lean muscle mass, but unsure how to create a bulking diet plan? Check out this step by step guide and accomplish your muscle building goals!
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12 Ways To Make Gains On An Airplane
Don't let frequent air travel slow down the muscle building process. In this feature Andrew Pardue presents 12 tips to help you eat properly while flying.
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Grocery Shopping with Powerlifters w/ Stephanie Sanzo
We caught up with Primeval Labs athlete, Stephanie Sanzo, at her local grocery store in Australia to find out how she fuels her body to perform her heavy lifts.
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Tip # 20 - Derek talks about the importance of hydration. Dehydration decreases overall performance and make you feel crummy. Drink your water people!
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How Much Protein Should You Consume Post-Workout? Ft. Courtney King
In this video, Courtney King breaks down how much protein you should consume post workout based on the type of workouts you perform & your fitness goals.
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Building Muscle And Burning Fat Simultaneously - Is It Possible?
It's time to carve that Winter bulk into a shredded beach body. Brad Borland shows you how to use fat for fuel while maintaining, or gaining muscle.
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Understanding Carbohydrate Sources & Timing With Kris Gethin
Need help figuring out which carbs to consume and when to consume them? We've got the perfect starting point for you with these tips from Kris Gethin!
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Misunderstood Macros: 10 Lies You've Been Told About Carbohydrates
So many lies about carbohydrates exist in mainstream media. Learn which lies aren't true and begin to reintroduce this important macro into your diet.
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Self Sabotage - My Personal Battle With An Eating Disorder
Top fitness model Tyler McPeak shares his battle with binge eating, and discusses what it took to get his eating and health back on track.
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Off-Season Grocery Shopping with 300lb Pro Bodybuilder Juan Morel
Ever wonder what a 300lb offseason pro bodybuilder's shopping cart looks like? We followed Beast athlete Juan Morel on his weekly shopping trip to find out!
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What Physique Pros Eat For Breakfast w/ Ryan Terry
Last year's Men's Physique Arnold Classic winner, Ryan Terry, joins the Muscle and Strength Breakfast Club in this edition of "What's for Breakfast?".
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Making The Vegan Diet Work
Need to get big and strong on a vegan diet? Included is information on high protein vegan foods, vegan protein powders and sources of DHA.
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[Video] What Bodybuilders Eat for Lunch w/ Regan Grimes
Regan Grimes invites us into his kitchen for this episode of "What's for Lunch?" Check it out and see what the pro eats for this muscle building meal.
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My Journey As A Gluten-Free/Low-Allergen Bodybuilder Part 2
Gluten-free natural athlete Alex Silva tells the hypoallergenic bodybuilder about the best fast food choices, restaurant foods and adult beverages.
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[Video] Grocery Shopping with Pro Bodybuilders w/ George Peterson
George "Da Bull" Peterson takes us with him during his trip to the grocery store. See exactly what the pro buys for his week's worth of groceries.
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Intermittent Fasting
What is intermittent fasting? This article explores the benefits of intermittent fasting and provides several sample meal templates to help you get started.
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Misunderstood Macros: 8 Lies You've Been Told About Protein
So many lies about protein exist in mainstream media. Learn which lies aren't true and begin to reintroduce this important macro into your diet.
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What Pro Bodybuilders Eat for Breakfast with Steve Kuclo
Check out Allmax's Steve Kuclo as he cooks up a giant breakfast to begin his day. With eggs, egg whites, grits, & toast, Steve's got the recipe for gains!
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How To Eat Healthy And Develop A Smart Diet
Feeling sluggish and unsatisfied with your eating habits? It's time for a diet tune up, and a return to our childhood mantra: "you are what you eat."
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Akalizing: The Key to Fat Loss & Recovery?
Could alkalizing be the key to helping you achieve your fitness goals? Read to learn what alkalizing is, how to test your acidity, & how to alkalize!
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12 Tasty Ways To Make Almonds Part Of Your Muscle Building Diet
With a nutrient profile that's hard to beat, if this tasty superfood doesn't have it's place in your diet yet, here's 12 ways to incorporate it.
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MMA Nutrition: What Fighters Should Be Eating
Dustin Elliott outlines several ideas for proper weight management, including information on water and macronutrient intake.
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Are Organic Food Choices Really the Best Options?
As the number of organic options becomes available to consumers, the more we need information on whether eating organic is healthier and/or practical.
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8 Critical Diet Tips to a Successful Lean Bulk
A lot of lifters don't obtain the physique they're hopeful for during bulking season. To make sure you do, check out these 8 diet tips for lean muscle gains!
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5 Simple Steps for Easier and Sustainable Fat Loss
When it comes to fat loss diets, there's several different approaches you can take. These tips and tricks will help you find the most sustainable one!
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Kurt Protein Muffins
Kurt Weidner brings you his 7 Meal Plan. Meal #1: Eggwhite, Oatmeal and Blueberry Muffins. See what the Animal has for breakfast!
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[Video] What Bodybuilders Eat Post-Workout w/ Steve Kuclo
IFBB Pro, Steve Kuclo shows us exactly how he refuels his body after a hard workout. Watch the video to see the full meal breakdown of Steve's postworkout meal.
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What Physique Pros Eat for Breakfast w/ Gerardo Gabriel
In this episode of our popular series, What Pro Athletes Eat for Breakfast, we follow Gerardo Gabriel around the kitchen as he prepares his breakfast.
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7 Diet Mistakes To Avoid At All Costs
Optimize your fat loss and muscle growth by avoiding these 7 crucial diet mistakes that are often to blame for slowing your gym progress down.
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