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5 Supplements Men Should Take to Gain Muscle!
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Men's Supplements to Gain Muscle In this day and age the vitamin/supplement market is incredibly big. Just take a stroll through your local Natural Grocers, literally half the store consists of ailses of vitamins and supplements! Every day new and sometimes "improved" products come out flooding the already flooded market. Most of the time these products don't work as they claim to be or they aren't worth the money when it can spent on other things. In no particular order, here are 5 supplements you should take to help you gain muscle! 1. Whey Protein Adding some protein shakes to your diet will do you wonders. Protein powders are great to use after workout as it greatly aids in the muscle gaining process. There have been countless studies done when is the best time to consume protein after a workout, the rule of thumb is usually an hour after a workout. There isn't a true time frame when it needs to be taken, basically the sooner the be...

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How Can I Sprint Faster?
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Lean how you can Sprint Faster Everyone wants to be fast like Usain Bolt (world's fastest man), stronger than Arnold Schwarzenegger (in his prime not now), bigger than Hafthór Júlíus Björnsson (Game of Thrones dude). Guys like these are freak of natures and their feats are quite amazing. The one thing they have in common is they all lift weights, though Usain Bolt's weight training program is vastly different than Arnold's and Hafthór's programs. Usain trains for speed and explosiveness while the other two train for aesthetics and sheer power. Every one is built differently, but everyone has the same type of muscle fibers in their body. Genetics plays a role in the amount so some have more than others. Regardless of the amount you have there are ways to train those fibers to be faster. So how can I sprint faster? Let's take a look at the different muscle fibers in the body. Muscle Fiber Types There are two different types of muscle fibers in the human...

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The Endurance Seed | Chia Seeds Nutritional Information
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 The Endurance Seed Knowing chia seeds nutritional information is a necessity before consuming any type of food, especially if your an athlete. Bill Bowerman, the co founder of Nike said, "if you have a body, you are an athlete."Basically everyone needs to consume these. Chia seeds are from the Salvia Hispanica plant that grows natively in South America. It was considered a stable diet of ancient Aztec and Mayans a long time ago. The word "chia" means "strength" in ancient Mayan. Warriors would consume these tiny little seeds before battles that gave them extra strength. Besides from giving you extra strength these little guys are full of other benefits... Full of Antioxidants One of the Best Sources for Fiber Weight Loss High in Omega 3's Can Lower the Risk of Heart Disease and Type 2 Diabetes Increases Sports Performance Chia Seeds Nutritional Information (...

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How Many Calories Should I Eat Per Day?
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Counting Calories: Figuring out how many calories should I eat per day? How many calories should I eat per day? It's a question I hear quite a bit from people who are trying to lose or gain weight. If you grab the nearest food label it states the following information... [caption id="attachment_1052" align="aligncenter" width="284"] All your macro needs right in front of you[/caption] Everything you need to know about macros (macronutrients) are listed right here for your needs. Macros are proteins, fats and carbohydrates which are the basis of all the calories you consume from a food source. The amount of grams or milligrams in each source are important of figuring out what you need to eat to figure out your needs. The label also gives percents of what you need...

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Why Should I Consume Coconut Oil? 5 Reasons!
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Coconut oil is a unique "superfood" that has many proven benefits to help you live a healthy life. So why should I consume coconut oil? Here are 5 reason why to include this food into your diet. There are a few different options when selecting coconut oil. There is unrefined (virgin or pure) and refined, your best sticking with unrefined since it retains more of the healthy fats and its not processed as refined. 5 reasons why I should consume coconut oil Coconut oil is Brain Food! The brain is quite the hungry little organ, it is made up of mostly fat. Coconut oil is made of saturated fat, the consumption of saturated fats from the coconut oil can increase cholesterol. Which is a good, because your brain thrives off of that! Coconut oil's fat feeds the brain as a backup energy source. There are long-chain triglycerides (LCT) and medium-chain triglycerides (MCT), both of these molecules can be broken down into a backu...

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