Author : cemartinez

Does a Higher Daily Protein Intake Keep You Leaner in the Offseason

  Picture this…You just ended your 28-week contest prep diet or 16-week vacation dieting phase. Your daily protein intake is through the roof, you are sick and tired of sucking down protein shakes, your jaw is exhausted from chewing animal protein sources, and you are fed up with the extra...

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5 Real World Truths About Weight Loss

Let’s face it, there are so many reasons for cutting weight, such as: Aiming to improve your health Improve your appearance Making a lower weight-class or getting on a bodybuilding stage Getting to a healthy weight Maybe even a vacation or photo shoot to look your best Losing body fat...

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Utilizing Mental Imagery to Enhance your Training

  “In sport, mental imagery is used primarily to help you get the best out of yourself in training and competition. The developing athletes who make the fastest progress and those who ultimately become their best make extensive use of mental imagery. They use it daily as a means of...

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What Stimulates Muscle Growth More…Whole Eggs or Egg Whites?

  You are woken up by an early text message from your friend. They say “Remember we had that discussion about egg nutrition? I told you whole eggs are better than egg whites.” With one eye open, you message back and say, “What the heck are you talking about?” Your...

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Retaining Muscle Mass – Should You Do Pre or Post Workout Cardio?

  Cardiovascular training aka “cardio” has countless benefits for the human body, which we won’t delve into in this article. However, we do have a serious question for you… How many times have you seen people get to the gym, hop on a cardio machine, gas themselves to death, and...

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