The first few chapters discuss eating before and after exercise; however, once again it’s from an endurance-athlete perspective. Nevertheless, bodybuilders can learn a lot from the advice, such as proper hydration and how pre- and postworkout meals affect performance and recovery.
Another way that a high-acid diet can promote muscle loss is by increasing the release of cortisol, the primary catabolic hormone.
The Eat-Clean Diet for Men is different from other books in its category. For one thing, it’s written by husband … continue reading
• Oranges have white stuff on them after you peel them, but don’t pick it off. It’s called albedo and … continue reading
Now that you know your current average daily calorie intake—from the info in Part 1—you can figure out the changes you need to make. Here’s my next group of strategies for getting lean.
It’s been reported that fish oil is superior to flaxseed oil for essential fatty acid absorption and uptake into the … continue reading
• Red wine may supercharge the health benefits of good omega-3 fats. Subjects who drank one glass of red wine … continue reading
Vitamin C should be taken every four hours because it is flushed from your system. Instead of one big dose, … continue reading
Use Your Five Food Instincts to Lose Weight and Keep It Off
One of the most frequently asked questions when it comes to losing bodyfat is, How much carbohydrate should I be eating?
Fish in your diet may cut Alzheimer’s risk in half. Just three servings a week will do it: salmon, … continue reading
Without insulin, all cells would suffer a rather quick death; however, it’s not only a growth factor but an aging factor as well, and too much of it speeds aging and brings about death more quickly than almost any other biological process.
The effects of Red Bull were examined over three studies in a total of 36 volunteers. The scientists measured a ton of stuff, including psychomotor performance (reaction time, concentration, memory), subjective alertness and physical endurance.
Studies have shown that drinking alcohol can be good for you—in moderation. It improves HDL, the good cholesterol, and also … continue reading
Dr. Miller’s Holy Tea is an organic, all-natural great-tasting tea that gently cleanses and detoxifies the body.
Weight training can take a toll on joints. Wear and tear after years of pumping iron can cause aches and pains that can hamper movement.
They can cause everything from sinus congestion to headaches to joint pain to irritable bowel syndrome to flatulence, and they can even do a number on your head.
Recent studies show that as far as fat gain goes, it doesn’t matter if you get your calories during the … continue reading
A recent study investigated the effect of cheonggukjang on various aspects of fat metabolism. For those of you who’ve never heard of cheonggukjang (me included), it’s a fermented soybean paste used in Korean cuisine. It contains whole as well as ground soybeans.
Some research even shows that drinking coffee can help prevent sun damage to the skin, including melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer.
It’s a vicious circle, as the more fat you put on, the hungrier you get. There’s one more reason to whittle your middle—lower grocery bills.
I don’t know how many times I’ve heard this line while working at GNC: “I just can’t seem to put … continue reading
I remember when I had 20-inch arms and gas was 19.9 cents a gallon. Those were the days.
Recently I was picking the brain of top nutritionist Hany “the Pro Creator” Rambod, whose current clients include ’08 IRON … continue reading
Taking omega-3s isn’t Perricone’s only supplement recommendation. He discusses others that are familiar to bodybuilders, such coenzyme Q10, alpha lipoic acid, carnitine, acetyl-L-carnitine, conjugated linoleic acid, chromium, gamma linolenic acid and glutamine.