Eating Healthy in College
Come late August and early September? You know what that means, school is back in session. Not only is school back in session but also many individuals who are going to college or living on their own need to find a way to take care of their budget instead of living at home and having the luxury of home cooked meals or their parents paying for groceries. This article is mostly geared towards those moving out into their own place, moving to college, or those who need some tips on how to get the best bang for their buck for nutrition while away from their home.
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The Egg Files
The first thing that comes to mind when athletes think of eggs is mainly that they are a good high quality protein source. But not so very often are vitamins and minerals mentioned. And then there is the cholesterol issue. Is there a possible danger for my health?
Resistance Leads to Growth in Many Ways!
Resistance is defined as the opposition offered by one thing to another. In bodybuilding, resistance isn’t something we’re supposed to run away from. In fact, embracing resistance is critical to our success. It’s resistance training that makes us who we are. Resistance is our catalyst for change. The physiological adaptation to resistance training is what triggers hypertrophy, and what transforms a former Division-1 point guard with no chance of ever sniffing an NBA roster into a three-time Mr. Olympia.
Creatine, Mean or Clean To Your System?
Over the past decades, one legal performance product has been standing strong in the streams of coming and going enhancement supplements. Its popularity has really never faded away and it´s used by many athletes – both men and women – in various kinds of sports. However, there is controversy in literature concerning the possible side effects of creatine.
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5 Common “Peak Week” Mistakes
It’s that time again, your last week of training before your big show. Your last few days have been less than amazing and short-lived due to low calorie intake and low glycogen stores. Your goal as always is to try and get your backside to be as equally in shape as your front side.
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Overtraining Will Kill Your Gains
By Chris Aceto
Here is a secret in my contest prep. I work with nut jobs. I am serious. A lot of “my” success with bodybuilders is due to the type of company I keep. I seem to attract obsessive compulsive, super-crazy, hard-training individuals who make my job easy.
Understanding the Glycemic Index
The body must convert the starches and sugars in foods into blood glucose to meet basic energy needs. “Glycemic index” (GI) is the term commonly used to describe how fast the body breaks down starches and sugars after a particular food or beverage is consumed.