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

Top 15 Muscle-Building Snacks for Bodybuilding

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Every bodybuilder likes to eat, but it’s not always easy or convenient to get all the protein you need from your main meals. Sometimes, you might not find the time to sit down for a proper meal. That’s when the right snacks can be a lifesaver. Of course, you don’t want to reach for a … Read more

The Best Protein Powder for Men and Women Over 50

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You are probably familiar with the old saying, “age is just a number.” That may be true in many instances. However, there are key differences between young and senior lifters and bodybuilders to consider when planning your protein intake to support muscle growth. The best protein powder for men and women over 50 looking to … 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

Whey Protein Concentrate vs. Isolate: What’s The Difference?

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Whey protein is a popular type of protein used in supplements that help you build muscle and strength, like protein powder and protein bars. Whey protein concentrate and whey protein isolate are two different and common forms of whey protein. You might be wondering what’s the difference between the two, and which is the better … Read more

25 Myths and Facts About Protein [FAQ]

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Do you have questions about protein you want answers to? Like how much you should eat, when you should eat it, and what’s best protein is? Do you want to separate the protein myths from the facts? So do I, and that’s why I wrote this FAQ. In this article, you’ll find answers to most, … Read more

Whey Protein vs. BCAA: Which is Better?

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Key Points: *** If you’re reading this, you’re probably wondering which is the best option for you: BCAAs or whey protein? It’s a legitimate question. If you go by the information you get from supplement manufacturers, all their products are worth their weight in gold. And reading scientific reports can be complicated and make you … Read more

5 Reasons You’re Not Gaining Muscle

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Sooner or later, everyone hits a plateau where gains come slower or grind to a halt altogether. That can be very frustrating and lead to a vicious circle where you get less motivated to put in the effort needed to progress.  Let’s take a look at our top five reasons why you’re not gaining muscle … Read more

Whey or Soy Protein for Building Muscle?

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As most protein supplement connoisseurs know, whey protein and soy protein are two of the most popular choices on the market. Of course, they share similarities and differences. Athletes and fitness enthusiasts who want a convenient source of protein to aid in their training efforts use them both. We know that getting enough protein is … Read more