How to Retain Muscle While Dieting

How to Retain Muscle While Dieting Everybody talks about losing weight this and losing weight that, but what we all really mean without knowing it is we’re all trying to lose…

BUILD WITH PROTEINS AND BALANCE WITH VEGGIES & FRUITS

The American Heart Association (AHA) has told us that we should follow a low-fat/low-protein/high-carb diet. However, a massive Danish study clearly refutes AHA´s nutritional recommendations. Dr. Jytte Halkjaer and colleagues…

BENEFITS OF VITAMIN C

Introduction to Vitamin C Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, is a water-soluble vitamin. Vitamin C is required for the synthesis of collagen, an important structural component of tendons, ligaments…

INSULIN AND FAT STORAGE

Everyone knows that insulin has potent anabolic effects in the body.  One thing that is greatly misconstrued is its method of action in this respect. Insulin is not essentially anabolic…

Build Lean Muscle Mass Without Adding Fat

“If you can’t flex it, don’t carry it.” –8x Mr. Olympia Lee Haney “Quality food for quality gains.” –7x 212 Olympia champion Flex Lewis Bulking Up The whole point of…

HIGH MOLECULAR WEIGHT CARBOHYDRATES

It has been standard practice for many years for serious athletes to consume a high-carbohydrate meal following intense exercise. As time has gone on, this post-exercise meal has been scrutinized…

THE EVOLUTION OF NUTRITION

Bodybuilding has changed tremendously since 1977, when I started on my path of this lifelong obsession.   Many of these changes have been positive.  Training schedules evolved into those emphasizing…

Biggest Protein Myths

Bodybuilding, more so than any other sport, seems to have developed many myths that people cling to so strongly that they’re accepted as FACT even though there may be little…