Eating for Muscle Growth: When, What, and How Much

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The three cornerstones of building muscle are training, rest, and diet. And genetics, of course. However, you can’t do much about those. Let’s ignore genetics and focus on what you can improve, mainly eating for muscle growth. Everyone likes to eat. This article is about what you should eat to give your muscles what they … Read more

Macros for Cutting: Count Your Way to Fat Loss

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As a bodybuilder, you can’t subscribe to the permabulk diet if you want to see the fruits of your labor in the gym. Chances are you’re going on a cutting diet sooner or later. Whether you’re dieting for natural bodybuilding contest preparation or want to look your best shirtless, knowing how to track and adjust … Read more

How to Cut for Bodybuilding: Top 12 Tips for Success

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As a bodybuilder, you spend your time lifting heavy weights, building muscle, and eating a lot of food, and then you step up on stage to show off your physique. Right? At least that’s what a lot of people outside of bodybuilding believe. However, that’s only half of the process, the bulking phase. The other … Read more

How Long to Cut for Bodybuilding

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Whether you’re a competitive or casual bodybuilder, good conditioning is essential to display the fruits of your labor in the gym. You’ve been training hard to build muscle mass, and now it’s time to go on a cutting diet to lose that body fat covering your abs and get lean and shredded. But how long … Read more

How to Build Muscle on Keto: The Ultimate Guide

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The ketogenic diet is an increasingly popular low-carb, high-fat diet. When you’re doing keto, you pretty much eliminate carbohydrates from your diet and replace them with fat.  You probably know the ketogenic diet as a weight-loss method. As such, it’s popular and successful, mainly because it makes you feel full and eat less. However, many … Read more

Supplements To Lose Weight and Burn Fat: Do They Work?

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Supplements for weight loss, do they work? That’s the topic of the day. In this article, I’m going to take a close look at a recent review of supplements marketed as weight loss products, fat-burners, and calorie-blockers. After reading it, you’ll know which ones are worth your hard-earned money, which might have an effect even … Read more

Protein Needs Based on Fat-Free Mass?

Protein needs and fat-free mass

Today we’ve got a question on protein needs, from Stefan in Sweden. He writes: “If I understand correctly, protein intake is often mentioned in terms of grams of protein per kilo of bodyweight, for instance 2 grams per kilo. Wouldn’t fat-free mass be a more relevant metric, since a person at 80 kilos would have … Read more