Although so many lifters seem to think a great bloat just magically appears after a big meal, there is an art to it. Here’s what you need to know.
What’s common knowledge to me may in fact be new to you…so here you go: Thirty-five training, nutrition, and supplementation gems to reach your physique goals. And oh do these gems glisten.
It’s better to have one cheat meal a week than to go off of the program and eat on a day that you’ve burned off a lot of calories and now have taken in more calories than lost. Don’t turn a fat-burning day into a fat-gaining day.
You’re heading to Columbus, Ohio for the Arnold in a couple of weeks. We know. If you care more about eating really good food and not as much about the crowd and being seen, here are my top-3 burger recommendations based on my foodie research.
Honestly, there are so many that I could go on forever. Within my sarcastic tone, I hope the message that comes across is simple.
It all started about two weeks post-Arnold, when I secured my second win back-to-back. I did what I’d always done—push the limits, take drugs, and eat food.
Being outside of your normal routine and away from home can make it challenging not to wreck your diet, but there are a few ways to manage the damage.
Some believe that fructose only replenishes liver glycogen and is unable to replenish muscle glycogen. Others believe that fructose is used first to replenish liver glycogen and then will replenish muscle glycogen. All we care about, for carb-loading use, are the visual results.
As I am approaching my 29th week of this body recomposition, I have had no planned cheat meals. This might sound crazy and restrictive to a lot of people, but there is a method to the madness.
I recognize the value in celebrating an accomplishment, strategically spiking carbs within the context of your nutrition plan, or the need for a psychological break from the humdrum monotony of dieting. But it can go too far.
Direct from the minds of aspiring physique athletes, these questions zero in on common (yet complicated) dieting dilemmas.
You’re going to need to meet a very specific criteria before you can indulge on a day full of crunchy, salty, sweet, rich, and savory taste-bud bliss.
If you have only one opportunity per month to eat the foods you want, you don’t waste it. By the end of the night I felt like I was going to die.
Take your eating seriously by following these ten tactics to pack on pounds in a short time.
Gaining weight is comfortable. Said no one ever. These methods will have you sweating, grasping for air, and searching of the nearest sink and fan.
In this third installment, Skip Hill covers his training, supplementation ideas, nutrition, Skiploading, and other aspects of life as a bodybuilder.
What we do in the gym must be in alignment with our nutrition plan.
Sometimes you just need a cheat meal. Sheena describes how to do it right.