Category: Nutrition

Muscle-Building Science

/ Posted 07.29.2014

Someone once wrote that “bodybuilding isn’t rocket science,” which implies that bodybuilding training is simplistic and requires no thinking or … continue reading

Why should I include fat in my diet?

/ Posted 07.25.2014

Q: Why should I include fat in my diet? A: You must include fat in your diet unless you wish … continue reading

5 Reasons Not To Eat Soy

/ Posted 07.23.2014

Bottom line: Soy is for dorks, particularly misinformed dorks. Here are five reasons not to eat soy: Reason 1: Soy … continue reading

Live Longer, Stronger, Leaner

/ Posted 07.22.2014

The latest research has been all over TV, talk radio and the Internet—so we won’t keep you in suspense. It … continue reading

Caffeinated Gum for Workouts

/ Posted 07.21.2014

Who doesn’t like chewing gum? Exactly. Most everyone loves the rubbery stuff. It’s great while you work; it’s great when … continue reading

SMART Gluten-Free Oatmeal Bars

/ Posted 07.18.2014

Forward Foods, LLC, maker of the award-winning Detour bar, has released a new line of natural, gluten-free, whole-grain oatmeal bars. … continue reading

Glutamine Can Get You Growing

/ Posted 07.14.2014

You may have heard about or even taken this amino acid, but do you have any idea of how important … continue reading

Food Facts

/ Posted 07.13.2014

Circumen, an active compound in the spice turmeric, may help heal depression. According to the January ’14 Prevention, just 1,000 … continue reading

Coffee Compounds Assist Heart Health

/ Posted 07.10.2014

The cells in the lining of blood vessels, known as the endothelium, perform many functions, including maintaining the elasticity of … continue reading

Street-Smart Fat Intake

/ Posted 07.05.2014

In Part 1 I suggested a surefire way to obtain essential fatty acids from supplements, getting the most nutritional bang … continue reading

The Amazing Alt(ernate) Burger

/ Posted 07.04.2014

Nutrition for prime-time bodybuilders is a bit different from that for younger athletes. Many studies have shown that we need … continue reading

Whey: Can It Prevent Obesity and Diabetes?

/ Posted 07.03.2014

Some bodybuilders never use protein supplements, preferring instead to get all their protein from food sources, such as meat, fish … continue reading

Street Smart Fat Intake

/ Posted 06.30.2014

Fats are under-appreciated, misunderstood and often considered the nutritional bad boys of the macronutrients. The reality is that fats are … continue reading

Spirulina: Even Good for Bodybuilders

/ Posted 06.28.2014

Spirulina is a blue green-algae that can protect the brain, reduce liver fat and even help you exercise better. Though … continue reading

Late-Night Munchies

/ Posted 06.25.2014

We have all suffered from late-night snack attacks, but what are the best late-night hunger crushers for bodybuilders? According to … continue reading

Douse the Fire to Spark More Muscle

/ Posted 06.23.2014

Anyone who’s lifted weights for any length of time knows that when you feel an intense burning sensation after a … continue reading

Where’s the Beef?

/ Posted 06.22.2014

Most of us know that protein is the nutrient in red meat that benefits anyone who is training, but there’s … continue reading

An Apple a Day

/ Posted 06.19.2014

“Fruit provides valuable phytochemicals that benefit health, yet the fructose content is a concern for many because it’s a type … continue reading

Food Facts

/ Posted 06.16.2014

Paleo eating has become one of the most popular ways to eat healthfully, even for many athletes, but what is … continue reading

Re-Feed: Becoming a Beast Does Happen Overnight!

/ Posted 06.14.2014

Beyond Raw® Re-Feed is a revolutionary product designed for hardcore athletes looking for maximum recovery. This one-of-a-kind, multi-functional supplement is … continue reading

Broiled Cheddar Tuna Melt Snack

/ Posted 06.13.2014

As a kid I was very fond of tuna sandwiches. I think we all had cold tuna sandwiches as a … continue reading

Artificially Speaking, How Sweet It Isn’t

/ Posted 06.11.2014

Many people are concerned about the widespread use of artificial sweeteners, including aspartame and sucralose, and the possibility that they … continue reading

The Evolution of Sports Nutrition

/ Posted 06.09.2014

First, let me say what an honor and thrill it is for me to be writing for IRON MAN. I … continue reading

Diet: Young vs. Older

/ Posted 06.07.2014

Things obviously change as we get older because our bodies change. Specifically, our hormone levels naturally decline. One very important … continue reading

Keeping Muscles Full While Leaning Out

/ Posted 06.06.2014

Q: I’m looking at your photos from the IFBB Titans Grand Prix and Kentucky Muscle pro men’s physique competitions. How … continue reading

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