5 Reasons Why You Should Increase Your Protein Intake

1) High protein-diets allow your muscles to grow to their full potential

We all know this, but sometimes, it just bares repeating.

While it is not necessary to eat the extreme amounts of protein often recommended by the fitness industry (upwards of 1.5 to even 2 grams per pound of bodyweight), it IS quite necessary to still take in an optimal amount. [Read more…]

Is Casein Protein Worth It?

 

The other day I was browsing a supplement store to see how their prices on creatine monohydrate (the most scientifically proven bodybuilding supplement in history) compared to other stores.

While I was there, I saw that a huge section of the store was dedicated to casein protein. [Read more…]

Does Drinking Alcohol Affect Your Gains in the Gym?

Does Drinking Alcohol Affect Your Gains in the Gym?

As usual, the answer to this question is: it depends.

While many fitness ‘experts’ out there will state that you should cease all drinking when you are trying to put on muscle or lose weight, the reality is that alcohol consumption is not nearly as dire to your results as people would make you believe. [Read more…]

Is Protein Powder Necessary?

Is investing hundreds of dollars on tubs of protein powder really necessary for putting on muscle?

This is one of the bigger misconceptions in the fitness world that continually drives me up the wall.

People think that they need to be spending hundreds of dollars on tubs of protein powder in order to succeed with their muscle-building endeavors, when in reality the importance of protein supplementation is solely dependent on what you already eat in your current diet. [Read more…]

The Best Foods for Bulking (that are also DIRT CHEAP)

 

1) NUTS 

Nuts are by far the cheapest most calorie dense food I have ever seen.

While others may say that things such as olive oil are denser in calories, the stupid thing about suggesting olive oil as the best bulking food is that you would have to literally drink a whole glass of it just to get a nice calorie boost. [Read more…]

3 Myths About Using Creatine

 

Myth 1: You need to cycle off creatine or else you will develop health problems

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