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Can’t Get Enough Calories To Gain Muscle?

Getting in enough calories to gain muscle can be a hard thing to do. For some, it might seem like you have to eat endless amounts of food daily to even gain a single pound, and that can be quite the burden for someone who has very little appetite to begin with. If you have […]

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Cheat Meals?

I make a lot of custom meal plans for people, and the most commonly asked question aside from: “am I going to have to eat plain foods?” is: “how many cheat meals can I have weekly?” Before I answer this question, I’m going to state that personally, I don’t believe in cheat meals. I’m not saying […]

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5 Unhealthy “Healthy Foods” You Should Avoid

Many people who are looking lose weight, get fit or just live healthier will generally look towards changing their diet and eat foods that are healthy and good for them. They often go for the healthier choice at restaurants and try to shop healthier.  But not all healthy foods that are advertised as healthy are […]

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Alcohol and Building Muscle?

Who doesn’t like to sit back after a long day of work and have a few drinks with friends? Special occasions often call for special celebrations, right? Everyone likes to have a few drinks here and there for laughs and memories. But what if you were to consume alcohol regularly and want follow that with a strict […]

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Stay Slim This Holiday

So Christmas is fast approaching. I’ve been getting numerous questions about what foods to stay away from, what foods are safe to eat and if there is any way possible to keep the pounds off. The average weight a person puts on throughout the holiday months of November and December are roughly 5-7 pounds. Whether […]

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If it Fits Your Macros?

So ever since the whole IIFYM (if it fits your macronutrients) concept came out years back, there has been a lot of controversy. People who eat clean say that it basically allows lazy people to cheat their diet, while those who follow this protocol say that clean eaters are just simply bro scientists that don’t […]

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Are Canned Beans Good?

In this article I’m going to be discussing protein sources from canned foods (beans specifically) and whether or not they are good for you. Many people often choose canned protein sources for one reason: convenience. Everybody is always looking for ways to save time and often look for the fastest ways to prepare their meals […]

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Are Protein Bars Good For You?

Protein. Everyone that is currently working out or planning to start, has probably heard of protein supplements and how protein is necessary for muscle growth. As you may already know, protein can be found in foods such as lean meats, poultry, fish, eggs, beans, etc. These foods are the most common foods that should be […]

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Soy Products-Does Tofu Increase Estrogen?

I’ve been getting a lot of questions lately regarding soy products – tofu in particular – and if it has negative effects when bodybuilding and trying to build muscle. Truth be told, I consume tofu on a semi-regular basis, sometimes as often as 2-3 times a week (as a dessert or a snack) and I […]

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Protein For Vegetarians!

You’ve decided to make a huge change in your diet and lifestyle, and have made the choice to no longer to eat living things (not judging you). A lot of vegetarians or vegans have a really hard time meeting their protein requirements for the day and as a result, their bodies can start to lose […]

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