If you’re looking for a complete, simplified guide to lower-carb dieting, this is it. As authors Stuart L. Trager, M.D., and Colette Heimowitz, M.Sc., say in the introduction, “On Atkins, people don’t just become trimmer, they take charge of their lives—sometimes for the first time.” To use a buzzword, it’s empowering.
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The first two-thirds of the book covers what’s good and bad and has lots of interesting historical data and tidbits. The last section includes lists of the best proteins, vegetables and fats and then what to buy and why.
New myostatin inhibitor could spell the end of the steroid era
His latest is Great Expectations—Health, Fitness, Leanness Without Suffering, which documents how he does it, but it’s much more than a how-to to me. It’s a monumental motivation manual for those in their 40s and beyond. Bass is a true inspiration, and his diet and exercise philosophies are sensible and simple. They’re also based on the latest nutrition and exercise science.
His recommended macronutrient distribution for “permanent” weight loss is 45 percent protein, 40 percent carbohydrates and 15 percent essential fats. He outlines how to design your diet to hit those marks, even when eating out, and then he discusses supplements—which is one of his favorite subjects.
This third booklet explains exactly how he did it and tells how you can to do it too—to the best of your genetic capabilities.
At the end of the booklet Fahey and Burke discuss PS as an alternative to anabolic steroids.
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.
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You’ll have to hunt and gather past the first third of this 300-pager to find the author’s recommendations for how to use our evolved immunity for better health now, but it’s worth it.
A tilting weight stack that unloads the positive phase and then overloads the negative.
The foundational ingredient of Hydroxycut Hardcore X has been shown to elevate resting metabolic rate and increase intensity levels, which, research suggests, provides the type of metabolic help that individuals need to burn through more calories.
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Use Your Five Food Instincts to Lose Weight and Keep It Off
Regular IRON MAN readers know the name Jerry Brainum well. He’s IM’s go-to nutrition-science guru who has his thumb on—no, … continue reading
For avid athletes looking for a serious competitive edge, GNC, the leading global specialty retailer of nutritional products, has introduced Pro Performance AMP.
Diet is a big part of The High Def Handbook for the very good reason that you can’t get ripped without watching what you eat.
More recent texts seem to have overcome these problems. Two perfect examples are Nutritional Supplements in Sports and Exercise and Essentials of Sports Nutrition Supplements, both recently published by Humana Press.
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12 Weeks is a great, concise book for anyone starting down the road to a new muscular physique.