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    Fuel The Grind: Energy-Boosting Nutrition Tips

    By: Mens Fitness

    Fed up with that daily mid-afternoon energy crash? Here's how to keep your day energized from start to finish.

    Date Added: Jul 5, 2012

  • Expert Panel: Everything You Need To Know About Nutrition!

    By: Chris Ullery

    More diets than ever seem to offer you life-changing results—and have research to back them up. So which one is for you? Two of the best minds in muscle meet up to give you the lowdown!

    Date Added: Mar 20, 2015

  • Ten Quick Tips For Building Muscle

    By: Phano Paul Som

    Learn the ten secrets to gaining lean muscle mass quick! Get your body in an anabolic state in a hurry. See what you've been doing wrong!

    Date Added: Aug 8, 2014

  • 5 Nasty Food Additives You Must Avoid!

    By: Contributing Writer

    Ever catch yourself struggling to pronounce ingredients on food labels? Learn which ones should never make it to the checkout line.

    Date Added: Apr 10, 2014

  • Marc Megna Fitness 360: Nutrition

    By: Dustin Lapray

    Marc Megna didn't just wake up an NFL linebacker. He trained and ate for his goals as a teenager. Follow his nutrition plan to achieve your dreams.

    Date Added: Sep 11, 2013

  • 10 Cutting-Edge Tips For Total Health

    By: Angela Young, DC

    The general trend may be for waistlines and healthcare costs to go up, but the stats don't have to apply to you! Jettison your outdated ideas and prepare for a better future with these progressive approaches to health.

    Date Added: Jul 9, 2013

  • Fitness 360: Nutrition Program—Gal Ferreira Yates

    By: Cassie Smith

    Gal’s nutrition plan has to account for her thyroid deficiency. She eat simple, small meals in a strong advance against her metabolism.

    Date Added: Jan 18, 2013

  • Fitness 360: Nutrition Program - Katie Chung Hua, Built For The Beach

    By: Jeff OConnell

    The world is filled with delicious and beautiful foods, and many of them contribute to Katie's fitness goals. Follow her nutrition program!

    Date Added: Jan 14, 2013

  • Amanda Latona Fitness 360: Nutrition

    By: Dustin Lapray

    You are what you eat. Follow Amanda's nutrition plan to fuel your workouts, promote recovery, and build a bombshell physique.

    Date Added: Sep 18, 2012

  • Fitness 360: Nutrition Program - Brittany Tacy, True Brit

    By: Jeff OConnell

    A math whiz in high school, Brittany is good with figures—including her own. Learn how she breaks down her diet.

    Date Added: Aug 31, 2012

  • Essential Nutrients

    By: Contributing Writer

    Nutrition Tab, Essential Nutrients Articles

    Date Added: Jul 29, 2012

  • Ask The Macro Manager: What’s The Best Macronutrient Ratio For Building Muscle?

    By: Mike Roussell, Ph.D.

    Harness the power of proper nutrition to build muscle without gaining fat. The Macro Manager shows you how, including two muscle-building recipes!

    Date Added: Jul 10, 2012

  • Cover-Worthy Nutrition: 3 Elite Athlete Meal Plans

    By: Muscle & Fitness

    Three chiseled athletes share the meal plans that have helped them attain cover-worthy physiques.

    Date Added: Jul 5, 2012

  • Vincent Russo Fitness 360: Coach Against The Couch - Nutrition

    By: Dustin Lapray

    Starting as a self-proclaimed carnivorous meat fridge, Vincent Russo's nutrition program has evolved into a holistic, whole-foods diet. Eat well to look great!

    Date Added: Jun 28, 2012

  • Preston Noble’s Fitness 360: Nutrition

    By: Dustin Lapray

    There is much more to Preston than his spectacular calves! Follow his nutrition program to find balance between brawn and brains.

    Date Added: Jun 12, 2012

  • Y3T: Neil Hill’s 9-Week Hardcore Video Trainer—Nutrition

    By: Contributing Writer

    There's no candy or potato chips in this nutrition plan. Neil Hill knows that if you want to be a champion, you need to eat like one.

    Date Added: Jun 6, 2012

  • Top Secret Cardio Nutrition: Mastering The Fuel Factor

    By: Scott Iardella, MPT, CSCS

    Your body has more secrets than the CIA. Discover how your body truly reacts to exercise and uncover the truth about nutrition timing and workouts.

    Date Added: Jun 4, 2012

  • Fitness 360: Ashley Horner, Fitness Forward: Nutrition

    By: Dustin Lapray

    Ashley Horner lives on a remote island but shares her knowledge with people all over the world. Follow her nutritional program and put your fitness forward!

    Date Added: May 22, 2012

  • Fitness 360: Mary Murphy, Raising The Bar Higher: Nutrition & Meal Plan

    By: Dustin Lapray

    Mary Murphy's athletic background and stunning features make her a perfect addition to the NPC. Follow her nutrition plan and see how she feeds for fuel!

    Date Added: May 8, 2012

  • How The Food Guide Pyramid Can Make You Fat In 2011.

    By: Marie Spano

    When food politics and science collide, we end up with the Food Guide Pyramid which is now known as MyPyramid. It's the government's best attempt at giving one mass nutrition prescription that fits the entire nation (an impossible task).

    Date Added: Jan 25, 2011

  • How Açai Berries Are Good For You!

    By: Marie Spano

    Acai is not a miracle weight loss supplement and it will not help you burn fat. However, it is a healthy berry that's loaded with antioxidants. Find out how this berry really can help you.

    Date Added: Oct 19, 2010

  • The Truth About Diets: Dieting For Maintenance!

    By: Dustin Elliott

    Are you thinking about trying a Low Carb Diet to maintain your weight? You may want to read this first to see how this type of diet fits with your long term fitness goals.

    Date Added: Oct 12, 2010

  • Eating Smart On The Move With 3 Easy Nutrition Basics!

    By: Jamison Hill

    When you first feel that pang of hunger, what type of food do you reach for? Find out the 3 easy nutrition basics that will have you eating smart while you're on the move - at work, at play, or on vacation. Push your physique to the next level!

    Date Added: Jul 12, 2010

  • Nutrition Facts You Should Know: Real Food Is Better Than Engineered Food!

    By: Dr. David Ryan

    The whole world seems to be obsessed with finding a way to stop fat gain... Here's a look at some real food facts and how science is sometimes not best. Learn more.

    Date Added: Jun 22, 2010

  • 5 Tips To Make Your Kitchen Fitness Friendly!

    By: BiologyBabe

    Eating five or six healthy meals, every single day? Is it even possible for a busy person with maybe a family and kids? Of course it is! These 5 tips will guarantee you fitness success!

    Date Added: Jun 17, 2010

  • 4 Barebones Nutrition Strategies To Build The Body Of Your Dreams!

    By: Nate Miyaki

    Are you ready to make a change and get fit? Leave all confusion behind with this bare bones nutrition plan and learn how to eat to sculpt the body of your dreams!

    Date Added: Apr 14, 2010

  • 10 Foods To Improve Your Heart Health & Attack Fat!

    By: Ivan Blazquez

    These 10 foods will be in no particular order, but they are staples in my daily intake for many reasons. I will explain. Learn more.

    Date Added: Feb 2, 2010

  • Dieting For Dummies: A Retrospect For The Casual Dreamer!

    By: John Kioskerides

    If you are interested in getting a toned physique and sculpted abs, please read on. Here's a great simplified approach to dieting for dummies. Find out more.

    Date Added: Jan 29, 2010

  • Matt's 12-Week Transformation Guide, Part 7: Nutrition & What Is Metabolism.

    By: Matt Mc Dermott

    You probably have heard the expression, 'You are what you eat.' Nutrition is right at the top of the list for what you need when transforming yourself.

    Date Added: Dec 21, 2009

  • How To Make The Kitchen Your Favorite Restaurant!

    By: Angelique Millis

    Having your kitchen set up properly is the first thing you need to do in order to be successful! Here are some simple setup tips and must-have items that will make cooking at home fast and fun! Learn more.

    Date Added: Aug 14, 2009

  • Banish Belly Fat By Adding These 10 Foods To Your Diet!

    By: Shannon Clark

    Losing belly fat is a goal that you're going to have to approach from a few angles however, as it's not as simple as just adding one exercise or making one change to your diet. Here are some of the best foods...

    Date Added: Jul 31, 2009

  • Do You Know Your Foods? Free Guide Covers Types Of Foods & Farms!

    By: Raine Saunders

    There are many types of foods and it seems as though real, whole foods are a dying breed... The following information elaborates about the different types of available foods, their definitions, and where those foods come from.

    Date Added: Jul 2, 2009

  • Small Changes Equate To Big Results - Rethinking The Beginner's Diet!

    By: Shannon Clark

    Eating healthy doesn't have to require a complete overhaul. Here are some examples to get started. Each face off shows a typical food you may already be eating and a better alternative that's easy to make... Try them out!

    Date Added: Jun 9, 2009

  • Rebuilding Ron Lester - Episode #7: The Basics Of Nutrition.

    By: Contributing Writer

    In this seventh episode, Celebrity Trainer Rob Riches educates Hollywood actor Ron Lester in the basics of nutrition. Learn how to read a food label, learn about portion control, which types of foods can be eaten at which times, and more!

    Date Added: Apr 22, 2009

  • Test Your Nutrition I.Q: Prove You Know What's Best!

    By: Shannon Clark

    Taking a random approach to your diet after spending so much time on the workout program aspect is a huge mistake... how well do you know your nutrition? Take this quiz to put your nutrition-know-how to the test.

    Date Added: Mar 10, 2009

  • Dorian Yates Exclusive: In-Depth Interview Regarding Bodybuilding Nutrition.

    By: David Robson

    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!

    Date Added: Dec 5, 2008

  • Techniques To Your Future Physique: Video Show Main Page.

    By: Marika Johansson

    Join IFBB Pro Female Bodybuilder Marika Johansson-Gethin as she teaches and shares basic (but often overlooked) techniques to improve your physique and help you reach your dream body!

    Date Added: Sep 8, 2008

  • Techniques To Your Future Physique, Episode 1: Changing Your Food Environment.

    By: Marika Johansson

    Join IFBB Pro Female Bodybuilder Marika Johansson-Gethin as she teaches and shares basic (but often overlooked) techniques to improve your physique and help you reach your dream body! Episode #1: Change your home food environment!

    Date Added: Sep 8, 2008

  • Navigating Your School Cafeteria: Healthy Options For Athletes!

    By: Marie Spano

    What aspects of nutrition help fuel athletic performance in a school cafeteria? My goal is to help you make better food choices than I once did. Here are options you have available right on your own campus. Check it out!

    Date Added: Aug 22, 2008

  • 10 Amazing Metabolism Boosting Foods For Health!

    By: Jaime Filer

    The following 10 foods could act similar to the way a thermogenic or a cardio session in how they affect the body. These foods can ramp up your metabolism, and in essence, can assist you in burning fat... Learn more.

    Date Added: Jun 16, 2008

  • Every Meals Counts: A Complete Body-Type Nutrition Guide!

    By: Marc Lobliner

    Here's a breakdown of what it takes for your body type to get the results you need and exactly what to eat and what supplements to take. Keep reading to find out exactly what to eat to ensure that you get results!

    Date Added: Jun 13, 2008

  • New Year's Resolution: Mass Building - Nutrition (Part Eleven)

    By: Richard Choueiri

    Is your New Year's resolution aimed towards gaining overall mass? Then learn and use the most effective training tips right here. Today's focus is on nutrition, including protein, carbohydrates, and fat.

    Date Added: Feb 1, 2008

  • 12 Weeks To Your Future Physique: Nutrition - (Part 7)

    By: Kris Gethin

    You have to be strong and well armed with your new found belief before you go into battle. Just because most of your friends and family have their personal nutritional habits, it doesn't mean you have to follow.

    Date Added: Jan 8, 2008

  • Bare Minimum Training: Proper Nutrition - (Part 3)

    By: Bill Belfert

    So the million-dollar question is, what is proper nutrition? OK... in a nutshell, my idea of proper nutrition is anywhere between four to six portion controlled balanced meals about every three hours throughout the day.

    Date Added: Dec 27, 2007

  • Diet 101: Basics Of A Sound Nutrition Plan!

    By: Ginger Redeker

    A person's diet is the number one key to achieving the goals they desire in any fitness program they partake in. Use these great suggestions when shopping, dining out, preparing your own, and more right here!

    Date Added: Dec 27, 2007

  • How To Choose The Right Foods To Successfully Transform!

    By: Peter Czerwinski

    The following article will explain in simple terms how to choose the rights foods for every situation that will make it easy for you to incorporate healthy eating into your daily life.

    Date Added: Dec 26, 2007

  • The Important Role Of Natural Foods!

    By: Dave DePew

    There is a particular body of research by two nutritional pioneers which provides some amazing insight into just how important raw, unprocessed foods are to our overall health. Learn more about them right here!

    Date Added: Nov 12, 2007

  • Quick Guide To Nutrition: Protein, Carbs, Fats, & How Often.

    By: Matt Weik

    This is a brief guide to explain a little about the importance of protein, carbs, and fat. In addition to that we have included a calculator to find out what your calorie intakes should be. Read on.

    Date Added: Sep 25, 2007

  • What Women Want, Part 2 - Educate Yourself About Diet!

    By: Lisa Sutton

    Information is crucial for success in any area and is no different when it comes to nutrition. Get some great tips on protein consumption, carbs, fats, and a sample meal plan right here.

    Date Added: Sep 24, 2007

  • Physique Transformation: Failure Can Take A Back Seat To Success

    By: Jen Heath

    Did you know that if you want to reach your goals beyond a shadow of a doubt that nutrition is the number one thing that will assist you? Find out what your BMR is, physical activity level and how to fit it all in your life. Learn more!

    Date Added: Jul 3, 2007

  • Beginning Nutrition: The Facts About Protein, Carbs & Fat.

    By: Jim Brewster

    If you want to see best results from a training program, proper nutrition is critical. This means proper intake of calories, macro nutrients - protein, carbs & fats... Learn why they are important and the best time to have them.

    Date Added: Jun 18, 2007

  • No More Excuses: Diet And Nutritional Planning For 2007!

    By: Vince Del Monte

    Is your kitchen prepared for your guest? Will he look inside your fridge and be impressed with your nutritional choices… Here is a timely list of Do’s & Don’ts for nutrition planning in your home. Just in time for the new year!

    Date Added: Jan 5, 2007

  • Begin Your New Year The Right Way: Nutrition Planning For The Beginning Bodybuilder.

    By: David Robson

    Designing an effective diet for the beginner bodybuilder - Arm yourself with as much nutrition information as possible. I've put together a list of those nutrients and how they will compliment your diet and training right here.

    Date Added: Dec 27, 2006

  • Uncensored Secrets Podcast: The 4 Rules Of Performance Nutrition.

    By: Marc David

    The 4 Rules of Performance Nutrition: 98% of you aren't doing these! Join Marc David, The Beginner's Expert, this week as he fills you in on what you're missing! Plus, keep listening for the secret 5th rule... Shhhh.

    Date Added: Aug 7, 2006

  • Fine Tune Your Physique - Beyond Beginner Nutrition.

    By: Mike Roussell, Ph.D.

    After mastering the basic nutritional principles for beginners you may be wondering what is next? This article is going to cover the other nutritional strategies you can implement for even greater optimization. Get the details.

    Date Added: Apr 18, 2006

  • How Should An Athlete Plan His/Her Daily Nutrition?

    By: Athletes Topic Of The Week

    How should an athlete plan his/her daily nutrition? Find out what other people from the message boards think...

    Date Added: Dec 2, 2005

  • Back To The Basics - Dieting Part I.

    By: Par Deus

    The goal here is fat loss and there are many ways to do it, regardless of what many protocols recommend. The information presented here is going to be aimed toward the less experienced.

    Date Added: Sep 14, 2005

  • Fast Food Nutritional Facts!

    By: Other Writer

    Learn the truth about your favorite fast foods. Find out how many calories, carbs, grams of fat, protein and whatever else the food you eat has. Learn how to make a healthy choice!

    Date Added: Sep 13, 2005

  • Cravings: What They Are And Suggestions For Controlling Them.

    By: Jeff Behar

    Does your craving for food ever raise questions about why the craving starts to begin with? Many wonder, and there is much speculation. Let me share with you some beliefs and solutions to the need of cravings.

    Date Added: Aug 19, 2005

  • USDA & HHS Release New Dietary Guidelines!

    By: Phil Campbell

    The changes are finally here. Can we now say the government is actually trying to help? Well yes we can. But in the end these are only ideas on paper. The rest is up to you. Are you up to the challenge? Read on to learn more.

    Date Added: Aug 5, 2005

  • The Ten Diet Commandments For A New You.

    By: Jeff Behar

    Find out what the ten diet commandments are here. Use these to become a new you!

    Date Added: Aug 2, 2005

  • Dietary Intervention For Athletes: Part 1.

    By: XCell

    It is extremely important to maintain adequate glycogen stores for athletes training in multiple sprint events. Below you will find some useful information from studies about carbohydrate consumption for different types of sports.

    Date Added: May 31, 2005

  • Top 10 Nutrients For Your Body!

    By: Christopher Mohr

    You cannot consistantly rip your body up in the gym and expect amazing gains without following some simple guidlines. These guidelines include diet, supplementation, whole foods, and of course sleep. Read on to learn more.

    Date Added: May 26, 2005

  • So You Want To Change Your Body For The New Year?

    By: Sara Morin

    If you can’t seem to keep your diet clean this holiday season, here’s a plan you can adopt not only for the New Year, but also for a lifetime of good health and the key to a great body...

    Date Added: Jan 17, 2005

  • The Complete Idiot's Guide To Dieting.

    By: John Berardi

    Many times in life we make things more complicated than they actually are; dieting is no exception. Read on and learn how easy it is to determine your daily macronutrient needs!

    Date Added: Dec 30, 2004

  • Getting Back In Shape.

    By: Mauro Di Pasquale

    We’ve all been in shape at one time or another in our lives. Unfortunately most of us have also gotten out of shape, and a bit pudgy, or even a lot.

    Date Added: Dec 13, 2004

  • Food Basics 101: Your Diet Makeover.

    By: Jeffrey Kippel & Mindy Blackstien - WNSO/FAME

    Use these basic nutrition tips to help you get started and you will be sure to achieve the success you have been looking for.

    Date Added: Nov 26, 2004

  • Baby Steps To A Better Body!

    By: Other Writer

    This is a short article on how to slowly work into living a healthier life and keeping fat off. Read on to learn more...

    Date Added: Nov 10, 2004

  • Vegetarian Sources Of Protein & Alternative Foods To Spice Up Your Meals - Part 2.

    By: Kristi Lees

    In part 2, Kristi goes into the option of dairy/egg products as a source of protein if you are a vegetarian who is willing to add dairy or eggs into your diet. Learn what she has to say...

    Date Added: Nov 5, 2004

  • Vegetarian Sources Of Protein & Alternative Foods To Spice Up Your Meals.

    By: Kristi Lees

    Even if you are not a vegetarian your diet could probably benefit from the addition of some plant based protein so think twice before wiping it from your plate completely. Learn what they are and how they can help you...

    Date Added: Oct 11, 2004

  • The Winning Formula: How To Manipulate Your Diet & Exercise To Look Great Naked - Part 1!

    By: John Berardi

    I have yet to meet a healthy man or woman that couldn't use more protein in his or her diet. It's high time we drop our prejudiced attitude toward protein and start giving it the respect it deserves.

    Date Added: May 6, 2004

  • Roadmap To A Lean 2004 - Part 1!

    By: Hugo Rivera

    While I don't intend in this article to approve or disapprove any theories out there I do intend to provide a simple yet effective plan that I have used successfully for losing fat weight while retaining muscle, which is the matter that give us the shape to our bodies as well as keeping the metabolism in high gear.

    Date Added: Apr 6, 2004

  • Nutritional Supplements Vs. Whole Foods: There's A Place For Both!

    By: Mauro Di Pasquale

    If you are a competitive athlete, you know that whole foods arn't enough. Find out why and what supplements you should be taking...

    Date Added: Apr 5, 2004

  • All About Calories!

    By: Contributing Writer

    For years now, calories have been all the rage -- people are counting them and cutting them, and you\'d be hard-pressed to find something at the supermarket that does not list its calories per serving somewhere on the package. But have you ever wondered what exactly a calorie is?

    Date Added: Mar 30, 2004

  • The 7 Habits Of Highly Effective Nutritional Programs!

    By: John Berardi

    Take a look around the nutrition world. Confusing, isn’t it? Dozens of nutrition experts are rising to prominence. Part of the problem is that much of the information hasn’t reached the people who need it. Learn why...

    Date Added: Mar 15, 2004

  • Characteristics Of A Good Nutrition Program!

    By: Hugo Rivera

    Nutrition is what gives us the raw materials for recuperation, energy, and growth. Without a good diet, your dreams of achieving your ideal body will never be reached. We'll now discuss the characteristics of a good nutrition program and we'll also go over nutrition basics.

    Date Added: Feb 18, 2004

  • Food Connection To Biology!

    By: Peter Knopfler

    This is important information on who you really are and how you fit into the universal puzzle, and your relationship to the planet through the act of eating. There is not any other way as of yet that we survive without eating, so we live through our mouth...

    Date Added: Feb 12, 2004

  • How Well Do You Know Your Power Nutrition?

    By: Anthony Ricciuto

    So what I have laid out here is a nice little quiz for all you iron freaks to see if you have learned anything from all my articles. So get yourself a pencil and sit down and take the Power Nutrition Quiz.

    Date Added: Feb 5, 2004

  • Eat To Be A Freak!

    By: Other Writer

    Have you ever been picked on in school for being a scrawny Ectomorph? Do you have trouble gaining good quality mass? In this article I am going to explain in full detail how to gain good quality mass without sacrificing muscle loss!

    Date Added: Jan 9, 2004

  • A Unified Theory Of Nutrition!

    By: Will Brink

    In this article I attempt to unify seemingly incompatible or opposing views regarding nutrition, namely, what is probably the longest running debate in the nutritional sciences: calories vs. macro nutrients.

    Date Added: Oct 7, 2003

  • All About Bread!

    By: Jeremy Likness

    This article will explain the history of bread, the types of bread, and the role that bread can play in the quest for good health and a better body.

    Date Added: Oct 2, 2003

  • Nutrient Ratios & Caloric Needs!

    By: ISSA

    Laying the foundation for an effective diet can be a complicated process. Learn why and let's get back to the basics. We will simplify calculating caloric needs and nutrient ratios in this article.

    Date Added: Aug 6, 2003

  • Dissecting And Rebuilding Your Daily Nutrition!

    By: Anthony Ricciuto

    This article will dissect and rebuild an example daily nutrtional program given by a powerlifter looking for answers. You can apply the information gathered from this article to your own nutritional program to achieve your goals faster!

    Date Added: Aug 5, 2003

  • The Performance Based Diet.

    By: ISSA

    What if I told you that your diet might be robbing you of performance in the gym or in your sport? Most people familiar with trends in the nutritional aspect of the fitness field have seen a shifting of views regarding carbohydrates. Learn the truth!

    Date Added: Jul 15, 2003

  • Deciphering Product Labels!

    By: Reform Mag

    Almost everyone has at one time or another attempted to read a label and realized that they seemed to be reading a foreign language. We try to read labels to be informed of what we are putting into our bodies, but do we really understand? One of the smartest and healthiest things you can do is to educate yourself. Learn it all here! Written by Deb Knapp.

    Date Added: Jun 26, 2003

  • The Zigzag Diet!

    By: Dr. Squat

    Learn the secrets of fat loss. Also, find out why diets fail, what causes obesity and what the Zigzag diet is and how it will help you lose fat!

    Date Added: Jun 13, 2003

  • No BS Nutrition: You Asked For It!

    By: Dennis Weis

    Here are some of the most thought-provoking questions regarding nutrition and the accompanying No BS answers! I hope you find them helpful.

    Date Added: Jun 10, 2003

  • Utilizing Fiber In Your Diet.

    By: David Knowles

    When you think of dieting, you probably either think about cutting calories, fat, carbohydrates, or eating substandard tasting foods. However, few consider the advantages to incorporating fiber into their diet. Find out if it can help you!

    Date Added: May 14, 2003

  • The Basic Of Good Nutrition!

    By: Dave Draper

    Good nutrition, like good training, is simple - learn the basics and practice them consistently. We have on our hands a zillion ways to diet, feed ourselves and live our lives for fitness. Let's clear the air and put some things in order.

    Date Added: May 6, 2003

  • The Athletic Edge Is Performance Eating!

    By: Par Deus

    By: Zepplin. Information is presented in detail, but as other things in life, nutrition is not a cut and paste issue. You will have to make some decisions for this program truly to work. With that said, this information is presented for those individuals striving to improve physical performance.

    Date Added: Apr 28, 2003

  • How Food Becomes Body Fat!

    By: Maia Appleby

    If you don't burn it off, it hangs around in your fat cells. It's that simple. If you want to lose weight, don't eat too much of anything -- and do exercise regularly.

    Date Added: Apr 24, 2003

  • Are All Calories Created Equal?

    By: ISSA

    Gauging your caloric consumption without having an awareness of your energy expenditure is useless in gaining or losing body weight.

    Date Added: Apr 11, 2003

  • 7 Reasons Why Bodybuilders Need More Water

    By: AnimalPak

    Water is needed for every single metabolic process, including protein synthesis. So if your training intensity is high, one of the simplest things you can do for your body is to drink more water.

    Date Added: Apr 11, 2003

  • Does Fruit Make You Fat?

    By: ISSA

    Fruit is a healthy food, full of nutrients, high in fiber, vitamins, minerals, and low in fat and calories. Learn the truth about fruits and the myth that it will make you fat!

    Date Added: Apr 8, 2003

  • Lose Weight Now!

    By: John DeFendis

    Find out the importance of eating less sodium induced foods and how and why to read nutritional labels. Learn the secrets of fat loss from John DeFendis.

    Date Added: Mar 27, 2003

  • #1 Food Nutrient Database

    By: Contributing Writer

    Find out what nutrients (protein, carbs, fat, calories, vitamins, minerals) are in the foods you eat! Search the database and find foods to fit your nutrition plan.

    Date Added: Mar 24, 2003

  • Fitness & Nutrition Tips For Optimum Weight Loss.

    By: John DeFendis

    This week I would like to give everyone some very simple and effective tips to help you burn fat and firm up. Once again it is important to realize that a successful weight loss program should have 3 main components.

    Date Added: Mar 19, 2003

  • The Importance Of Red Meat!

    By: Merry Christine

    It does not matter how well you train, or even what supplements you take, if you are not dialed in on your food, you are not going to get there. Learn the importance of having beef in your diet!

    Date Added: Mar 17, 2003

  • Incorporating Beef Into A Healthy Diet!

    By: Stella Juarez

    There are so many cuts and brands of beef that it's hard to tell which are the smart cuts to buy. There are multiple names and vague labels for every cut that confuse even the well-intentioned consumer. Learn the truth!

    Date Added: Feb 26, 2003

  • The Glycemic Conundrum!

    By: Planet Muscle

    This revolutionary new food and supplement paradigm is helping bodybuilders, athletes and even couch potatoes learn how to get lean and healthy.

    Date Added: Feb 17, 2003

  • Maximize Your Results: Part 2!

    By: James Cipriani

    If your nutrition isn't in order, you can forget it. When it comes to your bodybuilding success, the way you eat is just as important as the way you train.

    Date Added: Feb 13, 2003

  • The Scientifically Proven Approach to Training and Nutrition: Part 2!

    By: IDS Sports

    The millions that view flab as the most disgusting ingredient of human flesh have, for years, waged war against its presence. Yet, through all their clashes, fat has emerged victorious a dreadful number of times, only to foster the same frustration that ignited so many ill-advised attempts to destroy it.

    Date Added: Feb 7, 2003

  • Q & A With Randy Herring!

    By: Randy Herring

    Check back often for updates to my frequenly asked questions from the viewers of This week I focus on nutrition questions. Learn the importance of eating right, eating frequency, and what ketones are!

    Date Added: Feb 7, 2003

  • The Glycemic Index!

    By: ISSA

    The varied use of low, mid and high glycemic foods are also being studied and integrated as part of good sports nutrition and enhanced performance. Learn why it is so important!

    Date Added: Feb 1, 2003

  • Are You A Healthy Bodybuilder?

    By: Clayton South

    Being a healthy bodybuilder, simply, means that in all areas of your life you seek to improve, and that bodybuilding is how you seek to improve your physical body and mind in order so that your mind and body can be used to love and help others.

    Date Added: Jan 24, 2003

  • Powerful Nutritional Tactics For Meet Day!

    By: Anthony Ricciuto

    Today is the day of the big competition. You’ve been getting plenty of sleep, even taking those extra power naps that help you recover from those brutal workouts. Learn what you are missing and what to do to be completely prepared!

    Date Added: Jan 23, 2003

  • What Is Powerlifting Nutrition?

    By: Anthony Ricciuto

    See how I turned an out of shape amateur powerlifter at a state level to 4 World Championships and 2 National titles!

    Date Added: Jan 14, 2003

  • Nutritional Tips For Beginners!

    By: Tracy Doll

    If you are a beginner looking for a basic nutritional plan and need some help, look no furthur. Also, check out some of Tracy's bodybuilding recipes!

    Date Added: Dec 23, 2002

  • How To Diet For Lean Muscle Mass Gains

    By: Alex D'Angelo

    With winter comes bulking up, everybody's favorite part of the year, well maybe not but sure is mine. Learn how to diet for lean muscle mass gains!

    Date Added: Dec 13, 2002

  • A Step-By-Step Plan For Bodyfat Reduction!

    By: Clayton South

    Have you tried all of the products in the ads but with limited success? Are you confused as to what method is best for losing body fat? You are not alone.

    Date Added: Dec 11, 2002

  • Brenda Kelly's Tools & Rules

    By: Brenda Kelly

    The question I've been asked the most often over the years are: What is your diet program? What exactly do you eat? How often, how much, how come? Learn what I eat and how I keep in shape!

    Date Added: Dec 5, 2002

  • Food vs. Supplements

    By: Matt Danielsson

    Food vs. Supplements: The age old question. Learn what the difference is between the two and how one is more important that the other!

    Date Added: Dec 3, 2002

  • The Metabolic System

    By: Sean Nalewanyj

    I believe that it is important that we fully understand how our body's function during exercise and the way our energy systems operate.

    Date Added: Nov 21, 2002

  • A Ten-Step Strategy To Consistently Eating Clean

    By: Ryan Mackie

    Eating a good quality, high protein meals and resisting junk food when you are 'bulking up' can be incredibly hard. Learn how to make it easier with these ten steps!

    Date Added: Nov 18, 2002

  • Ideas For Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

    By: James Sadek

    After dreaming of eating a variation of food for the last 12 weeks I decided to put all my dreams into writing for this. Below I will give options and examples of some of my favorite meals.

    Date Added: Nov 11, 2002

  • Nutrition: An Overview Of The Five Nutrients

    By: Joe Franco

    Proper nutrition is a key component for good heath and physical fitness. For weight trainers, proper nutrition consumption is the most important aid for making gains.

    Date Added: Nov 4, 2002

  • Spicing Up Your Diet

    By: Matt Danielsson

    Skinless chicken breasts and tuna get really, really boring in a hurry. But you probably knew that already. Learn how to give it a kick and make it not so boring!

    Date Added: Oct 24, 2002

  • The Protein Bible

    By: Planet Muscle

    The issue of protein intake has been a source of much controversy among medical doctors, registered dieticians, nutritionists, scientific researchers and, of course, all kinds of athletes. Learn everything you need to know about protein in the protein bible!

    Date Added: Oct 24, 2002

  • Understanding Fat Loss

    By: Eric Satterwhite

    There is never a time when there is a shift from one source to the other. The two are always contributing to the energy production pathways. One may be favored or dominant, but never exclusive.

    Date Added: Oct 21, 2002

  • Manipulating Insulin Levels To Build More Muscle and Burn Fat

    By: Mike Murphy

    Some diets even have you cutting out carbohydrates altogether to control insulin levels. Thus, the question is, when and how is insulin responsible for both?

    Date Added: Oct 10, 2002

  • Nutrition By The Numbers

    By: Patsy Rabdau

    To continue getting leaner and tighter, you're going to have to start putting together your own lean healthy meals.

    Date Added: Oct 8, 2002

  • How To Diet All Year Long Successfully Without Starving!

    By: Francesco Casillo

    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!

    Date Added: Oct 4, 2002

  • Stop The Madness: A Meal Plan That Works!

    By: Maribel Sanders

    In regards to the abundance of information concerning dieting and exercise, do what works and feels good to you. You need to stick to the diet.

    Date Added: Oct 2, 2002

  • The Limbo On Calories

    By: Mike Murphy

    When people want to lose weight, A.K.A. 'cut up' for a competition, most go onto a calorie-restricting diet, the smart dieters decrease the calories only slightly.

    Date Added: Oct 2, 2002

  • My Basic Nutritional Strategy

    By: Tracy Doll

    This article will cover my basic nutritional strategy for reducing my body fat level. The first thing I will do is calculate my basic caloric intake needs in order to achieve weight loss.

    Date Added: Sep 27, 2002

  • Vitamin & Mineral Profiles

    By: Matt Danielsson

    Vitamins and minerals are essential to our survival. Even a small deficit of a key vitamin or mineral can be enough to get your whole body out of whack.

    Date Added: Sep 26, 2002

  • Future Fats That Build Muscle Today!

    By: Planet Muscle

    Believe it or not, eating more of the right kind of fats will enable bodybuilders to LOSE extra body fat. But, the best new news is that fats can facilitate help you build muscle faster and, of course, enhance performance.

    Date Added: Sep 19, 2002

  • Bring In The Fats!

    By: David Knowles

    A diverse and moderate intake of fats is the way to go!

    Date Added: Sep 15, 2002

  • Learning About Stars

    By: James Sadek

    The questions and there answers are posted below in what I believe to be a pretty decent way to somehow get to know these guys a little better in regards to there bodybuilding.

    Date Added: Sep 3, 2002

  • Fawnia's Keys to Success!

    By: Fawnia Dietrich

    Drink at least 2 liters of water every day. Tea and coffee does not count, but you can drink them. Do your weights (30-60 min) and cardio after your weights (20-45 min) at some point in your day, 5-6 days a week.

    Date Added: Aug 27, 2002

  • Eat, Drink, Sleep Bodybuilding

    By: Tommy Bell

    Bodybuilding is an extreme sport, period. To be a bodybuilder involves so much more than going to the gym and lifting weights. One must be willing to eat, drink, and sleep bodybuilding.

    Date Added: Aug 20, 2002

  • How I Mix Training And Trucking!

    By: Tom Molnar

    I read these articles in the magazines about guys who do split routines - part in the morning, part in the afternoon. Must be nice.

    Date Added: Aug 16, 2002

  • Intricacies of the Glycemic Index

    By: Eric Satterwhite

    The bodybuilder looking to gain the most from his/her training, the glycemic index is pretty familiar territory. Most of us understand the differences between low and high, which foods are high or low...

    Date Added: Jul 31, 2002

  • Cycling Your Carbs To Maximize Fat Loss

    By: Dave Draper

    One very effective way to maximize fat loss is through a method called carbohydrate cycling.

    Date Added: Jul 27, 2002

  • Eating Your Way To A Better Body

    By: Zach G.

    You've been lifting for the past 2 years. You gained a few pounds initially, but you hit a plateau about... 15 months ago. What happened? You've tried every training method there is, you tried 2-day splits up to 6-day splits, but you haven't gained a pound.

    Date Added: Jul 26, 2002

  • Proper Nutrition - Carbohydrates

    By: Randy Herring

    Carbohydrates are your energy food and your source to recuperation. They are your primary source of energy or fuel at 1,600 calories per pound. Carbohydrates yield 4 calories per gram. Carbs come in two forms: simple and complex.

    Date Added: Jun 26, 2002

  • Proper Nutrition - Fat

    By: Randy Herring

    Fat provides energy for aerobic energy metabolism, such as sitting, walking and jogging. The higher your resting metabolism is (through exercise) more fat will be wasting away while sitting and/or sleeping

    Date Added: Jun 26, 2002

  • Proper Nutrition

    By: Randy Herring

    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.

    Date Added: Jun 25, 2002

  • Having It All: Strategies For Losing Fat and Gaining Muscle!

    By: James Mace

    Common sense strategies for those seeking both muscle gain and fat loss. Learn about training, diet, cardio, supplements and more. Bonus: Find out what works for me. You CAN have it all.

    Date Added: Jun 20, 2002

  • The Importance Of Nutrition

    By: Sean Quade

    The importance of raw materials for your body to use for muscle growth cannot be stressed enough, and I suggest the first thing you do as a beginner is learn about proper nutrition.

    Date Added: May 30, 2002

  • Fat Loss Through Nutrition

    By: David Knowles

    Personally, I think that most people that want to lose weight claim that eating healthier is the largest barrier standing in the way of their goal. However, I do not believe that this is due to pure laziness. The lack of knowledge concerning nutrition is what I feel prevents the majority of people from starting or sticking with a diet.

    Date Added: May 28, 2002

  • A Nutrition Lesson!

    By: David Knowles

    I think that a considerable amount of people have no idea of how to eat correctly. Some think that drinking strictly shakes all day, or eating nothing but protein is the way to go. Let me tell you, this is ridiculous. Depriving your body of carbohydrates, proteins, or fats (yes even fats) can be very detrimental.

    Date Added: May 1, 2002

  • Hybrid Nutrition

    By: Curtis Dennis Jr.

    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.

    Date Added: Apr 5, 2002

  • Working Out, Nutrition, and Supplements for Beginners!

    By: Jeff Galterio

    When I first started lifting it was to gain a little muscle and strength for swimming. Then after about 1 month I realized how fun and relaxing lifting really was.

    Date Added: Mar 9, 2002

  • Eat Your Fruits and Vegetables!

    By: Derek Charlebois

    Fruits and vegetables are beneficial to your health and should be included in every person's diet. In this article, I'll explain why.

    Date Added: Mar 7, 2002

  • Nutrition: The Most Important Aspect

    By: Alton Hare

    When you eat large, infrequent meals, your body makes allowances to store some of the energy to be used when your not eating. Unfortunately that stored energy isn't very useful for bodybuilders since we don't need large amounts of stored energy to survive.

    Date Added: Mar 7, 2002

  • Cutting Or Bulking?

    By: Danial Samar

    Each time I went and took a gander, I ended up getting lost and walking away with nothing. Well, enough with the mumbo jumbo, and let's get it on.

    Date Added: Mar 7, 2002

  • The Basics of Nutrition: Carbohydrates

    By: FitforLife

    Sometimes I consider myself a guinea pig for bodybuilding, nutrition, and supplements. I am always looking for ways to make something work better then it already does.

    Date Added: Dec 21, 2001

  • Basics of Nutrition Part 3: Oils and Fats!

    By: FitforLife

    Fats, and oils are a group of naturally occurring organic compounds called triglycerides-esters comprised of three molecules of fatty acids and one molecule of the alcohol glycerol. The fats normally occur in animal and vegetable tissue.

    Date Added: Dec 21, 2001

  • Fat, Water, Vitamins and Minerals

    By: FitforLife

    Eat fat you say? Now why on earth would I want to do a stupid thing like that? I was told not to eat fat, because it will pack on lots of weight, and also because it's bad for me. So why should I eat fat?

    Date Added: Nov 15, 2001

  • The Truth About Calories!

    By: Bryan Locke

    There are several factors that regulate how many calories we need each day. Some of these considerations are your metabolic rate, physical activity level and thermic effect of food, sleep patterns, age, gender, body mass and body size.

    Date Added: Mar 21, 2001