Body Transformations and Weight Loss – Slow and Steady Wins the Race

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One of the most frustrating parts of starting an exercise/work-out/diet program can be not seeing results fast – or at least not fast enough. The ironic part too is that the better shape you are in to begin with, the slower the results seem to come. Individuals who are very over-weight will typically respond very … Continue reading Body Transformations and Weight Loss – Slow and Steady Wins the Race

Compound & Isolation Exercises – Perform Both for Optimal Growth

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Hardcore muscle heads and bodybuilders will tell you that you have to perform compound exercises in order to maximize your muscle stimulation. While this is true, isolation exercises are a must for anyone seeking optimal growth. First off, a quick explanation of what each type of exercise is. A compound exercise is a multi-joint exercise … Continue reading Compound & Isolation Exercises – Perform Both for Optimal Growth

Part II: Nutrient Timing – Manipulating Nutrients for More Efficient Muscle Growth

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The first phase of the Nutrient Timing System is the Energy Phase and it is the period of time right before and during exercise. Here you consume a carbohydrate-rich drink with some protein before and/orduring exercise as your muscles need glycogen to power you through the strenuous workout and carbohydrates are stored in the muscles … Continue reading Part II: Nutrient Timing – Manipulating Nutrients for More Efficient Muscle Growth

Get Fit – Eat Fat

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One of the most common questions I get regarding my standard of eating 30% calories from fat, 40% carbohydrates and 30% protein is: from which food sources do you get your fat from? Understand first that your body needs fat in order to function properly and often by eating “low-fat foods” it means that what … Continue reading Get Fit – Eat Fat