Achieve Your Best Ever Physique in 2012


We’re going to help you plan out your number one resolution this New Year’s – Get shredded! Yeah, sure tons of people say they’re going to do it, but only few actually achieve it. We’re about to break down the most common pitfalls and, more specifically what you need to do to avoid them so…

FIGHTING BACK AGAINST FAT


Eating a high-fat meal decreases artery dilation between 2 and 6 hours later. Researchers wanted to know if hitting the gym about 2 hours after a high-fat meal could alter these results. Their findings, published in the European Journal of Applied Physiology, show that you can turn some poor food choices around to some extent.

ARE TASTES BUDS FAT-SENSITIVE?


The tongue can sense 5 distinct types of tastes: Bitter, sour, salty, sweet and umami, which is described as savory, but not necessarily fat. Now a study published in the Journal of Lipid Research pinpoints a human receptor that is believed to help humans taste fat. It’s a gene known as CD36, and people who have a…

Vitamin C For Fighting Fatigue


According to the Nutrition Journal, consuming caffeine isn’t the only way to stay alert and energized at the office. To test the fatigue fighting effects of vitamin C, researchers had 141 healthy volunteers, aged 20 to 49, supplement with 10 grams of vitamin C which was delivered intravenously. Compared to a control group, the vitamin helped…

Whole Grains Fight Visceral Fat


Visceral fat surrounds your internal organs and has the potential to be a bigger long-term health issue than the subcutaneous fat found under your skin. What can you do about reducing this unseen fat? A study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggests switching to whole grains. Researchers found that people who consumed several servings…

The importance Of Using Nitric Oxide


You might be taking a round of needed vitamins and minerals to improve weight and health.  If so,you might consider nitric oxide supplements for the advantages they can  offer to you and your wellness.

Adding Resistance to Cardio Day


A weighted vest can add an entirely new dimension to your cardio day, and a study recently published in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research offers some tips on how to get the most out of this simple device. Scientists has 8 male subjects wear the vest during waking hours (except while exercising) 3 days a…

THE COST OF QUALITY


As an active adult who understands the value of whey protein for exercise recovery, we’re sure you’ve noticed price increases over the last few years. Like the fluctuations you’ve seen in gasoline’s cost per gallon, and what’s currently happening with eggs and sugar at the grocery store, whey protein is a commodity. Its price is…

The Ultimate Bulking Guide


Just to summarize. To build mass effectively we must: 1. Consume an excess of total calories. 2. Increase Anabolic hormones and decrease catabolic hormones. 3. Increase Protein and nutrient turnover. 4. Work on increasing the number of motor units recruited within muscle tissue. 5. Volumize the cells within muscle tissue. We will put these in…

HEALTH BENEFITS OF FIBER


Dietary fiber has been shown to support satiety and weight loss efforts. Now a new study published in the International Journal of Food Safety, Nutrition and Public Health suggests that consuming high-fiber foods throughout the day can help support overall health and well-being. Researchers speculate that dietary fiber may play a role in reducing cholesterol, attenuating blood…

The Best Time For Training


Incredible news for bodybuilders and hardcore athletes! Recent research suggests that training in the evening may be more effective when it comes to building muscle, increasing strength and reducing body fat when compared to morning sessions. This theory is based on the basic physiology of how your body is regulated and functions throughout the day. During…

Platinum Muscle Construction – ON’s HydroBuilder


What gets done in the weight room doesn’t build lean mass. It’s the completeness of your routine that counts. Start recovering and rebuilding strength, power and size with ON’s advanced all-in-one muscle builder. Platinum Hydrobuilder is built on a foundation of staged-delivery proteins – from fast Hydrolyzed Whey Protein Isolates & Hydrolyzed Egg Albumen to…

5 Tricks to Help You Look Bigger


You know that to put on quality size there are no real quick fixes or shortcuts. You must train, eat and supplement wisely – not just for a period of months, but years. Whatever the reason, the following 5 tricks can help you look 5-10 pounds bigger … instantly.

TIPS FOR LASTING WEIGHT LOSS


A resolution to lose weight is fairly common right after the new year begins. Unfortunately, only about 20% of dieters are successful in keeping lost weight off for a year or longer. Dr. Jessica Bartfield of Gottlieb Memorial Hospital offers these tips for long-term success. They were originally published online at Healthday.com

Supplement Stacking Guide For Optimal Muscle Growth


Download For Free Mapping out exactly what you need to do and defining your goals in this game is a critical step towards success. This practice is integral to progress in bodybuilding and in life. It is also a must when it comes to dictating what supplements are right for you and your very specific…

FINDING THE GOOD IN CARBS


For the most part, carbs get the cold shoulder treatment during diet season. But all carbohydrates are not created equal. In fact, a study published in The Journal of Nutrition suggests that consumption of slow-burning low glycemic load carbs can actually help dieters.

Fitness and Nutritional Calculators – With The Compliments of MuscleTech


 Protein Calculator Protein is essential to your progress in the gym and vital to your muscle recovery. The macronutrient helps build and maintain…  Activity Calculator To be successful at any musclebuilding plan that includes increased muscle growth and strength, you must…  BMI Calculator The Body Mass Index (BMI) is one of many screening tools that…

Perfect Meal Timing For Optimal Growth


Many of you are consistent with your muscle building practices. Your training is on point, your supplement program is sound and you eat all of the right foods including good amounts of protein, complex carbs and healthy fats. But what if you could be better? What if you could tweak your diet to make even…

Protein: The Basics, How to Use it for Optimal Results


Protein is one of the three major, or macro, nutrients. Unlike carbohydrates and fats (the other two types of macronutrents), proteins are comprised of nitrogen-containing groups called amino acids. There are about 20 different types of amino acids commonly found in foods. All of them are important for building and maintaining muscle, but 8 are…

Building Massive Biceps


When it comes down to it you want to focus on the mind-muscle connection. You should really feel each rep and feel the muscle working. If you don’t feel an exercise in your bicep, then you are probably doing it wrong or are using a weight that you can’t handle and are using more than…

Animal Rage- Available Now in All Lebanon Branches


Energy. Focus. Intensity. Insanity. With each preworkout pack popped or powdered “shot” banged back, Animal Rage delivers the goods. Like an adrenaline shot to the heart, a current of raw power coursing through your veins, an ultra-concentrated dose of Animal Rage packs a knockout punch of energy, focus, performance and endurance ingredients. With minimal fillers…


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Optimal Muscle Growth Using The Right Supplements


You squat, you bench, you curl your way to a better body each and every day you set foot in the gym. Your goals are set, you drive up more weight for more reps. You are a disciplinedhard worker who accepts nothing less than the best from your workouts and nutrition strategies. Sets and reps…

IMPORTANCE OF BALANCING NUTRIENTS


Ideally, we’re all supposed to adhere to a healthy balanced diet. But many people cut back on carbohydrates and fat when they’re dieting. A study published in the journal PLoS ONE suggests a different eating strategy. Researchers found that when protein intake was decreased by as little as 5%, subjects made up the difference by consuming an…

Break Your Plateau with The Rest-Pause Technique


We all hit a plateau at some point of our exercise program. Now, the difference between the athletes who keep improving and those who are stuck in a plateau is the key muscle shocking lifting techniques such as the REST-PAUSE technique.