Nutritional Strategies for Gaining Muscle: Part 1- Protein

Nutritional Strategies for Gaining Muscle: Part 1- Protein The three most important factors determining muscle growth are genetics, workout volume/intensity, and nutrition. Supplements probably have the least impact in the long run. When you follow all of the correct guidelines, even the hardest gainers can […]

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A Record Setter’s Take on Nutrition

Recently I was watching the NFL network and caught an interview with Tony Gonzalez about his diet. Tony has been an NFL tight end since 1997 and has set numerous records: Records (from wikipedia) Kansas City Chiefs Career receptions (916 as of December 30, 2008) […]

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Don’t forget the good fats!

Don’t forget the good fats! Omega-3 and omega-9 fatty acids are anti-inflammatory fats and they are part of the basic building blocks for every cell. For these reasons they are helpful whether you goal is fitness, leaning down or putting on muscle. Together they will […]

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It’s that time of year again! Plan your diet accordingly.

Who doesn’t love the fall? Its still a little warm during the day, crisp at night and in the morning and oh yes, my favorite part, it’s Football Season! 4 hours of violence surrounded by beer and really good, not so good for you, food. […]

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PCB’s in fish oils/ Fish Oil sources

A recent article in the paper by Dr. Oz has been raising some concern about pollutants in the food that we eat and supplements that we take. The primary focus of the article was PCBs in fish oils. This is really not a new concern, […]

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