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Speed up your gains in size and strength by paying attention to the best foods and supplements during your pre- and post-workout nutrition window.
Sprints, jumps, and agility work can work wonders for body composition. But to get maximum results from your high-intensity efforts, back them up with smart nutrition and supplementation. Here's how!
Just finished a brutal workout? Replenish your energy and kick-start muscle growth and repair with a chocolate protein cake that actually meets your macros!
Make the most of your training sessions by perfecting your on- and off-season workout nutrition with these tips from some of BodySpace's best athletes!
For many people, post-workout recovery includes a dose of fast-acting carbohydrates. But do you really need carbs as part of your post-workout meal for optimal gains?
We've simplified your search for the best pre-workout supplement to take. Here are our top 10 recommendations!
You've heard of a post-workout shake, but have you tried one packed with real ice cream? Dr. Mike Roussell explains why it may not be the best choice for you.
I’ve written more than 100 fitness articles that have been published all over the world. My goal is to help you get in the best shape possible.
Eating around your training is vital to your progress. Find out the best way to the get the nutrients you need for the best results in the gym!
The key moment in your workout comes when you set down the weights. Learn what and when to feed your muscles post-workout.
A great pre-workout supplement can take your training to a new level. A bad one—and trust us, they’re out there—will waste your time and money. We show you how to tell the difference.
People think of post-workout protein as the Holy Grail of workout nutrition. What about the pre-workout shake? Learn why you should never skip your pre-workout protein!
Social networks prompt intense desires to share info, from giggles, jokes to tweets and pokes. BB.com asked its Facebook friends what supplements they take pre- and post-workout.
PRE and POST are the golden boys of effective supplementation and nutrition for muscle building AND fat loss!
It depends on your goals, and the answer may surprise you.
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If you want maximum results from your intense workouts, don't overlook the critical anabolic post-workout window where the body is like a sponge for carbs, protein, amino acids, and other nutrients.
After a brief tip about carrying post workout carbs in your man purse, it's into the gym for some side lat raises, followed by some intense one-leg standup variations.
If there's still any speculation as to the benefit of a post-workout shake with dextrose, this information will put any concern to the wayside!
Ever heard of the 'Window of Opportunity' theory in relation to bodybuilding? Chad Shaw breaks it down for you and examines the truths behind the theory.
If you're performing numerous workouts a week, it's vital you're on top of workout fueling before and after. What about during the workout? Here's what you need to assess for intra-workout shakes. Learn more.
IFBB Pro Bodybuilder Bob Cicherillo brings you this week's Video Tip Of The Week on maximizing your post workout growth with fast acting protein and carbs.
Taking in carbohydrates in the post-workout period has long been seen as an essential component of your muscle-building regimen. As I research though, it seems that post-workout carbs will have no impact. Learn more.
Here are four easy-to-follow tips you can use to build a solid pre-workout nutrition plan. By following these simple steps you're bound to make noticeable gains. Give these a try for exciting new gains both in and out of the gym.
What is the most important meal to a bodybuilder? Here are valuable responses about 3 important meals: pre workout, post workout and breakfast. Learn how these can help your bodybuilding success.
Dorian Yates shares much of his nutrition knowledge and provides valuable advice for those who are either new to the game or are lost in a quagmire of conflicting viewpoints. Also learn how Mr. Olympia prepared for his contests!
There are really only two times of the day to take in simple carbohydrates: first thing in the morning and after your workout. Let's look at our options and the Glycemic Index of these options... Read on.
What are some tips to increase energy right before a workout? If you have been finding it hard to get to the gym from a lack of energy then read on! Our forum members have put together some innovative ideas and popular supplements to help you...
There's no doubt that the use of amino acids both before, during and after exercise has significant short term effects on protein synthesis... Learn what some of the drawbacks might be by focusing on post exercise carb intake and more.
What are the best ways to refresh oneself during/post workout? Get the latest ideas and recommendations as our forum members point out the importance of water, rest, supps, music, and mental prep. Learn more right here!
When you workout, you deplete muscle glycogen. This primary fuel source needs to be increased after a workout to feed your muscles. Read on to find out more about post workout nutrition.
This is a study specifically about the effects of different post workout drinks and how they effect training. Regardless of the type of training, the goal is to adapt and improve. Learn more about this right here.
This is an investigation into the metabolic responses of high-glycemic or low-glycemic meals consumed during recovery from prolonged exercise. This is a good read if you are prepared for some technical jargon.
The question this week is all about nutrition before, during, and after a workout. Learn what our forum members think works best.
Here we are going to make an effort to answer the question about whether or not Sodium Bicarbonate will improve a workout and what the consequences may be if you ingest to much. Read below to learn more about this interesting supplement.
While we already know how important post-workout nutrition is we have not stepped into the realm of pre-workout nutrition in addition to whether or not Ribose helps increase power. Read on to see if a pre-workout shake works better than you thought.
This week I am going to review a recent research publication preexercise carbohydrate supplementation and mountain bike performance; if this doesn't specifically relate to you, there may be some information you can extrapolate to your current workout...
In this article, the profound physiological effects of intense exercise are discussed, including glycogen depletion and alterations in protein status. This article will explain why post workout nutrition is so important.
In this article I am going to layout some of the things that following a customized nutrition plan can do for you - the hardcore powerlifter.
You just finished up an awesome workout and you're trying to decide what to eat. This article is for you! You will learn what the best things are to eat post workout!
Sport Drinks are becoming more popular everyday, but do you know when and how you should be drinking them? There are many different types of energy drinks on the market all promoting that their drink is the best.
In this age of complex nutrition supplementation, the basics of sport nutrition have been forgotten. The easiest way to ensure an anabolic response to resistance training is through a proper and consistent scheduling of nutritionally balanced meals. Learn why!
I'm going to write about the general nutrition principles that you should follow in order to have a muscular and well defined physique. These principles are based on what physiology states on the matter and/or my personal experience with them!
I realized after reading many of my reader's questions that many of them had the same questions. Get the answers here!
Regularly eating the right foods often is a large part of gaining lean body mass or losing fat weight. The fact is that in the gym we are there to stimulate body composition change. Outside the gym is when that change actually takes effect: through proper nutrition and sufficient rest.
Is a post-workout meal all we can do to promote the recovery process and take full advantage of our rest time between training sessions? The simple answer is no, there is so much more we can do to help our recovery which in turn will lead to better gains in training.
The goal in mind is reloading the muscle for aesthetical and strength purposes. This article will be related to the previous in that I will continue to speak about carbohydrates but concentrate on which are the best types of carbohydrates to consume.
How can you improve your nutrition? By putting yourself on a diet. Ok, don't frown at this fact. With the Hybrid Training System, your diet is YOUR diet simply because a lot of the foods you choose will be up to you.
How would you like it if I told you that you can increase protein synthesis by 110%, store glycogen 2 times as effectively, increase insulin sensitivity and Growth Hormone levels, and improve on recovery time naturally?
Lately I have been receiving numerous questions on what I eat throughout the day, before, and after a workout. So I will address what I feel as the 2 most important meals of the day. The preworkout and postworkout meals.
First and foremost your body needs food for optimal performance, and to function properly. For fitness athletes food provides nutrients for growth, and repair of muscle tissue due to the stress induced from above average training such as lifting, gymnastics, strength, endurance, and conditioning training.
Not until recently did I realize the power diet has over the way your body looks and performs. I believe that diet is at least 75% of the fitness equation.
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