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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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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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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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Are You Guilty Of These 7 Muscle-Building Diet Mistakes?
Everyone has made these dieting mistakes at least once. Catch them before they keep you from maximizing your muscle and strength 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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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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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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Clean Fast Food: McDonalds & Taco Bell w/ Santi Aragon
In this video, Santi Aragon takes us through the drive thru at Mcdonald's and Taco Bell to show us how you can eat out and still eat clean food sources.
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Are You Really Getting Enough Omega-3s?
Do you pay attention to the amount of Omega-3 and Omega-6 fats you eat each day? What about the ratio in which you eat them? Learn more about Omega fats!
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[Video] What Bodybuilders Eat for Breakfast w/ Iain Valliere
IFBB Pro bodybuilder, Iain Valliere, joins the Muscle & Strength breakfast club in this episode of "What's for Breakfast?" Check out Iain's meal & cooking tips!
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Peri-Workout Supplements: Complete Pre, Intra & Post-Workout Guide
With so many workout supplement choices where do you start? This guide takes a complete look at supplement ingredients, and includes recommendations and timing.
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Jen Jewell's Bikini Booty Protein Smoothie Recipe
Simple, delicious and high in protein, this super easy and quick smoothie recipe uses only 5 ingredients but still packs a solid dose of protein to keep muscles happy!
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What Pro Bodybuilders Eat for Breakfast w/ George Peterson
In this episode of "What's for Breakfast?", 2019 Arnold Classic Classic Champion, George Peterson, gets inducted into the Muscle & Strength Breakfast Club.
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Kurt's recipe for healthy burritos; an example of what Kurt would enjoy as break in his nutritional routine during his off-season.
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The Gluten Free Diet Plan Guide
Learn everything you need to know before starting the Gluten Free Diet plan including it's history, guidelines & components, & all the science behind it.
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Match Carb Intake To Your BodyFat & Muscle Mass
Are carbs the enemy? Maik Wiedenbach says no. Learn how to approach your carbohydrate consumption based on the the current state of your physique.
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7 Ways To Add Protein To Any Meal
Tired of the same old high-protein bodybuilding foods? Check out these 7 easy ways to add protein to any meal or snack - no dry chicken breast needed!
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Macronutrient Management To Reach Your Goals
Move beyond counting calories. Learn how to better reach your fitness, health and body composition goals by calculating daily intake of carbohydrates, protein and fats.
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The Body's Second Brain: Understanding Microbes & Gut Health
Your overall gut health can affect your overall mental health. Learn why, how, and what you can do about it to help the microbes living in your gut.
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NPC Fitness competitor, Trainer and Lifestyle & Conditioning Coach Nichole Ohrablo brings you her delicious recipe for high protein cupcakes.
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Difference Between Omega 3 and Omega 6
Most of us know that Omega 3 and Omega 6 fatty acids are good for us, but do you know the difference? Doug Lawrenson explains in detail in this article.
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[Video] Budget Grocery Shopping w/ Fouad Abiad
Fouad Abiad takes us through his local grocery store to show us how you can get huge without spending a ton of money in the process. Watch the video!
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Nutrition For Optimal Recovery
This article shows you what to eat after your workout and explains why. A must read if you want to maximize your lean muscle gain.
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How to Properly Incorporate Cheat Meals Into Your Diet
It's one of the most popular questions; How do I incorporate cheat meals into my diet without blowing my progress? Learn exactly how with this article.
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7 Cooking Secrets That Every Lifter Should Know
Tired of boring bodybuilder meals? These 7 cooking secrets will help you upgrade your ordinary meals for maximum flavor, convenience, and results!
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What Bodybuilders Eat for Breakfast w/ Branch Warren
IFBB Pro and GASP athlete, Branch Warren, invites us into his home to show us what he eats for breakfast. Check it out and give it a shot for yourself!
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Woman drinking water outdoors.
In this article Allen Tripp looks at why we need water and how it can effect our performance and energy.
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Full Day of Eating w/ Antoine Vaillant
What do bodybuilders eat? Follow along as IFBB Pro and Redcon1 athlete, Antoine Vaillant, takes us through a full day of eating as a professional bodybuilder.
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4 Things Meatheads Can Learn From Vegans
The vegan way of life is wrong! Or is it? Read this article to find out the 4 things we can learn from vegans & apply these tips to your diet today!
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[Video] Full Day Of Eating w/ Victor Martinez
IFBB Legend and Team MHP athlete, Victor Martinez, takes us through a full day of what he typically eats to maintain size and minimize unwanted fat gain.
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[Video] Epic Cheat Meals: Doughnut Cheeseburgers w/ Brandon Hendrickson
Men's Physique Champ and team Beast athlete, Brandon Hendrickson, visits the South Carolina State Fair for their infamous doughnut bacon cheeseburger.
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3 Things You Can Learn From Clean Eaters
Clean eating is one of the most popular diet plans out there. But, even if it's not for you, there are 3 things you can learn from its diet principles.
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[Video] What Physique Champions Eat for Breakfast w/ Brandon Hendrickson
2018 Men's Physique Champion, Brandon Hendrickson, gets welcomed into the Muscle & Strength Breakfast Club in this episode of "What Pros Eat for Breakfast".
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3 Differences Between Low-Carb and Keto Diets
Confused about the differences between ketogenic dieting and low carb dieting? This article clarifies 3 distinct differences between the two.
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3 Things You Can Learn From Intermittent Fasting
Intermittent fasting is an extremely popular weight loss tool. But, even if it's not for you, here are 3 things you can still learn from its practice.
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[Video] Grocery Shopping with Pro Bodybuilders w/ Victor Martinez
Join along team MHP athlete and IFBB legend, Victor Martinez, as he hits up all his grocery spots to grab his preferred food sources for the week.
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NPC Fitness competitor and trainer Nichole Ohrablo talks about her Vegan lifestyle. Anyone can benefit from including vegan food sources in their diet!
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Should You Be Worried About Gluten?
Do you avoid gluten at all cost? Should you? Learn what the current research says about gluten and how to plan your diet accordingly based on the research.
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[Video] What Bodybuilders Eat Pre-Workout w/ Fouad Abiad
In this video, IFBB Pro and Kaged Muscle athlete, Fouad Abiad shows us how he prepares his pre-workout meal prior to heading to the gym to train.
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[Video] What Bodybuilders Eat for Dinner w/ Johnnie O Jackson
We join IFBB Pro & GASP athlete Johnnie O Jackson as he shares with us a couple of tips on how he likes to prep his potatoes and grill his steak for dinner.
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NPC Fitness competitor Nichole Ohrablo brings you a delicious recipe for her chickpea crunches! They are loaded with protein, fiber and complex carbs.
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What Pro Bodybuilders Eat for Breakfast w/ Antoine Vaillant
In this video, IFBB Pro Antoine Vaillant joins us for a segment of "What Pro Bodybuilders Eat for Breakfast". See how he starts his day off!
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Fit for Fifty: Shopping on a Budget with Jamie Collins
Team Universal athlete Jamie Collins shows us how to shop for gains on a lean budget in her episode of the popular series "Fit for Fifty". Check it out!
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8 Ways You Can Optimize Fat Burning With Protein
Looking to optimize your fat burning? Increasing your protein intake might be the answer you're looking for. Learn the 8 ways protein can help with fat loss!
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[Video] Full Day of Eating w/ Regan Grimes
We spend the day with Primeval Athlete Regan Grimes as he shows us exactly what he eats to grow in the off-season. See what Regan to fuel his muscle growth.
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Arnold Classic Prep Full Day of Eating w/ Sergio Oliva Jr
In this video, we follow IFBB Pro, Sergio Oliva Jr, through a full day of eating. Sergio, in the video, is just 4 weeks out from the Arnold Classic 2020.
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6 Important Things to Understand as a Vegan Weightlifter
If you're a vegan looking to build muscle through a solid weight lifting routine, you'll make sure to read these 6 important vegan weightlifter tips.
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High Protein Muscle Building Waffle Recipe
Looking for a high protein breakfast that is filling and sweet? Try out this high protein, muscle building waffle recipe packed with 55g of protein!
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Fluid And Electrolytes – The Forgotten Nutrients, Part 1
Doug Lawrenson details the importance of proper water and mineral intake, and talks about sports drinks and carbohydrate consumption.
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