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May 8th, 2017

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Category: Cutting
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SKIPPING BREAKFAST FOR WEIGHT LOSS: THE SCIENCE OF GOING WITHOUT

Skipping breakfast; portrayed by many as ‘unhealthy’ due to breakfast being coined as the most important meal of the day. The lack of nutrient and calorie provision during sleep would highlight the first meal upon awakening as being important for numerous reasons; to reduce energy and lethargy, improve mental focus and cognition, manage hunger levels […]

Oct 14th, 2016

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Category: Bodybuilding
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CALORIES IN VS CALORIES OUT!

First and foremost, fat oxidation (fat burning) does become elevated during periods of energy/carbohydrate restriction. This is pretty clear in the literature and is a result of decreased carbohydrate oxidation. Therefore, it does make sense that if you were to practice the above, then fat loss would be greater. But, not so fast… It would […]

Apr 24th, 2016

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Category: Competitions
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The Super Fiber that Controls your Appetite and Blood Sugar

Article by Mark Hyman, MD (taken from http://drhyman.com) IMAGINE EATING 12 POUNDS of food a day — and still staying thin and healthy. That may sound crazy, but it’s exactly what our hunter-gatherer ancestors ate for millennia! And they didn’t have any obesity or chronic diseases like heart disease, diabetes, cancer, or dementia. Of course, I wouldn’t advise anyone […]

Apr 25th, 2015

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WEIGHTS OR CARDIO FOR FAT LOSS?

METABOLIC RESPONSES TO TRAINING A well balanced fat loss programme should incorporate both resistance and cardiovascular training as both have their benefits with health and metabolic reactions that cannot be ignored. However, what type of training is the most effective? Weights or cardio for fat loss? Metabolic responses to training Firstly we need to look […]

Dec 18th, 2014

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Melt That Fat With Acetyl L-Carnitine

Acetyl L-Carnitine is one of the essential amino acids that is naturally produced in your body (basically, this is one of the building blocks of your muscles). It is also used by the body for a number of other bio functions and has enormous health benefits as well when taken as a supplement. But one […]

Sep 5th, 2014

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Category: Fat Loss
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10 Nutrient foods that Shrink Your Belly Fat

Anyone who has ever dieted knows how difficult it can be to whittle down the waistline once extra weight has been added there. he good news is that the supplements listed below can be added to a program of diet and exercise that can help remove that unwanted belly fat. Fruits and Cheese The nutrient […]

Aug 29th, 2014

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Category: Lifestyle
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Optimising Cardio During Contest Prep

It’s competition season and time to strip away the body fat to be as peeled on stage as possible. As every bodybuilder knows, in order to lose weight, one must be in a negative energy balance. Energy balance = energy intake – energy expenditure If energy balance is positive, you will gain weight, if energy […]