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Importance of Carb Intake

CARBOHYDRATE CONSUMPTION 1. How many grams of carbs should be consumed in a day? Is there a ratio or math equation to determine how much is needed? “The amount of carbs to eat in a day depends on several variables including your (1) body size, (2) activity level, (3) fitness goals, and (4) genetics. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans suggest around 55% of your calories each day should come from carbohydrates. Most bodybuilders consume around…

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12 Reasons To Pick Up A Barbell

Maybe you’re convinced you shouldn’t lift weights because you prefer not looking like The Hulk. Maybe you figure you just wouldn’t like it, since you’re not one of those CrossFit types. We hate to be confrontational about it, but frankly, you’re wrong. Despite a prevalent allegiance to cardio machines for things like weight loss and overall health, strength training not only builds muscle but can prevent disease, improve mood and — really! — help you…

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5 Commandments For Successful Dieting

To see the best results from any diet plan, you’ve got to know the “Diet Commandments”. These guidelines are essential for superior results. They will take you to the Promised Land, flowing with good health and energy. Sadly, many dieters miss out on one or more of these rules, and it costs them their success. Thou Shall Eat More Protein Of all the foods you might eat while on a fat loss diet, protein is…

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