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2020’s 5 Best Mass Gainer Supplements

Mass gainers are a class of supplement similar to yet distinct from protein powders. That, or you can consider them protein powders all juiced up. They can be scary to many people because of how calorie conscious our society is. But, some people need extra calories! Interested in boosting your diet and putting on lots […]

Mass Gainer vs Whey Protein

If you want to gain muscle, you need to eat protein. There’s no way around it. But, it can be difficult to figure out what type of protein to eat, and how much. Protein powder is a good way to supplement your diet in a way that maximizes muscle gain. But not all protein powders […]

2020’s 7 Best Tasting Protein Powders

When last I searched for “protein powder” on Amazon, there were over 9,000 results. What, nine thousand?! That’s a lot of protein powders to choose from! How can you ever settle on one? Thankfully, there are a lot of people in the world who have gone before you and taste tested many of those powders. […]

How Long to Wait After Eating to Workout

If your goal is to burn calories and lose weight, it doesn’t matter whether you eat before or after a workout. However, if your goal is to have the best workout possible, it’s recommended that you fuel yourself up so you can hit the weights hard and not end the workout early from fatigue. While […]

Can You Lose Weight By Not Eating?

If you eat too much, you gain weight. Most people know this. Naturally, if you eat less, you’ll lose that weight. That’s good and all, but when taken to the extreme, some people think that a good way to lose weight is to cease eating altogether. So, here’s the question: Can you lose weight by […]

2020’s 5 Best Protein Powders for Cutting

Gaining muscle is a good thing. You’ll be stronger, feel better, and have a higher BMR. However, it’s extremely difficult to bulk up muscle without gaining fat as well. So, what do you do? You go on a cut! A cut is when you focus on losing weight by burning fat but not muscle. Protein […]

How to Take Creatine

One of the most advertised, and most feared, supplements is creatine. People like to joke about how it will turn you into a weightlifting monster. Will a few grams of creatine do that to you? Nope! It’s a naturally occurring peptide your body uses to recycle ADP into ATP. Your body makes it already! All […]

How to Build Muscles Faster at Home

If you want to get fit, chances are that you want to build more muscles. That’s true even if you want to burn fat. Muscles require calories, even while resting! But, many people think that you need to go to the gym to get strong quickly. Or that you can work out at home, but […]

Best Post Workout Meals for Weight Loss

Nutrition is a big part of getting fit. As they say, abs are made in the kitchen (but don’t neglect the exercise!). Or the blender bottle, if you don’t have time to go to the kitchen between gym and class. Yes, a properly-timed meal can help you lose weight. Or gain muscle, if that’s your […]

Best Pre Workout Meals for Muscle Gain

Like fueling your car before a race or studying before a test, you should feed your body before working out. When improperly fed, your workout and recovery suffers. Your glycogen stores won’t be full so you can’t push as hard. Then, after the workout, your muscles may enter a catabolic state and eat themselves for […]

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