Steroidology

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Phytoestrogens: Foods to Avoid as a Male Bodybuilder

Most of the foods I am about to list can safely be eaten regularly for the natural bodybuilder… Unfortunately, the same does not apply for the steroid user…

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Grains for a Low-Carb Diet

It has been discovered through research that people who eat whole grains every day weigh a little less than their counterparts who eat just refined grain foods…

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The Many Benefits of Vitamin B12 Injections
Just as the name suggests, vitamin B12 is a vitamin. It is obtained from foods like fish, meat and dairy foods, and is extremely valuable to athletes and bodybuilders alike. B12 can also be manufactured in labs. Injecting vitamin B12 into the body can treat Vitamin B12 deficiency in... Read more
Six Diet Supplements To Enhance Performance and Burn Fat

Believe it or not, you don’t need to starve yourself or restrict your calories in order to lose weight, as many people do. Starving yourself and restricting your calories may result in quick weight loss, but usually leads to binge eating, which causes you gain back all of the weight you lost, if not more…

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Proper Training Routine for Carb Cyclying

OK guys, today we are going to talk about running a proper training routine for carb cycling. There are many different patterns that can be used in the philosophy of carb cycling…

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Dieting for Ovo-Lacto Vegetarians
by 3J, www.3jsdiet.com One of the most difficult forms of dieting for the bodybuilder is vegetarian dieting.  A big part of the bodybuilding diet is eating protein.  It is the basic building blocks of our muscles and we cannot go without it.  When a vegetarian would like to be... Read more
The Correct Use of Supplements

Being in the position that I am as a sports nutritionist, my days are filled with questions that are directed towards the individual needs of my clients. One of the questions that I have to ask as I am building a program for my clients is what supplementation does this particular client need? …

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Dirty Bulking – Not As Dirty As You Think
by 3J Nutrition I believe it is time I addressed a misrepresentation that is common in the bodybuilding community when it comes to dirty bulking.  Working with many clients who range from the average joe to pro level bodybuilders, I have come to realize that many people are using... Read more
The Importance of Spousal Support While Dieting
by 3J, www.3jsdiet.com One of the key ingredients in a successful nutrition program is willpower and motivation. Many people who take the time to plan out a nutritional program are more likely to be successful in such a program.  These people usually play it smart.  They remove TEMPTATION from... Read more
How To Properly Read Nutrition Facts
by 3J, www.3jsdiet.com This article will teach you how to properly read nutrition facts.  Many people do not understand how to properly read nutrition facts, leading to miscalculated macros and total calorie count. Serving size: The first line under the Nutrition facts is the serving size.  The unit of... Read more
Ultimate Diet for Mixed Martial Arts

Everyday people have dropped their regular gym memberships to sign up at their local Jiu-Jitsu and MMA academies. I can’t blame them. Jiu-Jitsu and MMA in general are not only great for your health, but a very fun way to get or stay in shape.

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If you are looking to kick-start your body fat losses in the beginning of a fat loss phase, you should follow this very simple system, which is only 2 weeks long.  The key to this system is that first you will only eat foods that fly, swim, or run. ... Read more
First on the list is potassium.  What makes this mineral so important is that it has electrolytes.  These electrolytes can be found in the muscle cells and works with the sodium to regulate the water levels in your body.   The electrical potentials for nerve and muscle cells are affected... Read more
Here is a basic rundown of a diet to follow when cutting.  In the morning you want to have ½ cup of oats and 6-8 eggs whites.  For lunch, grilled chicken cooked on a George Foreman grill (or any fat separating grill) and ¾ cups of brown rice with... Read more
What you first must do is to set a goal for yourself ad make sure you stick with it.  If you are really serious about losing body fat then you must be willing to make several sacrifices. Second, is to drink a lot of water daily.  You should set... Read more
If you are looking to lose weight, but want to retain your muscle mass, then you should think about doing the following: First, in the morning you need to do cardio on an empty stomach.  This is ideal because your insulin levels are lowest, hormone sensitive lipase is fully... Read more
The first tip that I can give you is that you should never go shopping hungry.  It will make it a lot easier to resist the food that you crave when you’re hungry.  Another tip is to never, and I repeat NEVER, keep snack foods in the house.  It... Read more
The best way to look at a fat loss equation is to make sure there are more calories going out than coming in. Butt there needs to be enough calories coming in to sustain yourself throughout the day.  First, you need to eat the right amount of protein in... Read more
The reason that most diets fail is because of the long-term compliance.  When this happens, people that lose weight will regain it and most of the time they will exceed what they lost in the first place. What is a diet? A diet is a short-term strategy to lose... Read more

Dieting Basics

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There are a bunch of different diet plans out there, but the easiest thing to do is to design your own with concepts that you need to adopt like frequent meals.  You should eat every 2-3 hours to keep your metabolism up and running.  The other important thing about... Read more