Your New Secret Ingredient for Fast Results Is… Nut Butter!

Nut butter may sound like a rather disgusting euphemism but thankfully, that’s not what we’re talking about here.   Rather, nut butter is anything like peanut butter, cashew butter, almond butter. You know, butter made from nuts. And as it happens, this type of butter – when you’re not adding salt – is actually super … Read more

Effective Five Step Diet Plan for Six Pack Abs

    Jeff Cavalier is a guy who tells it how it is when it comes to building muscle and losing fat. And this is no different when it comes to his advice for getting six pack abs. What’s the best diet for getting six pack abs?   A simple one.   In other words, … Read more

Is Soy Protein Good for Bodybuilders

Let’s start this article with a big spoiler… No, soy protein isn’t much good for bodybuilders at all. With that out of the way, let’s break down exactly why you shouldn’t waste your money on this less efficient form of protein powder. What is Soy? Soy protein is a protein powder that works in principle … Read more

The Most Important Micronutrients for Bodybuilders

There is much more to bodybuilding nutrition than simply ‘eating lots of protein’. What’s also highly important is to make sure that you’re getting carbs for energy, fats for protein absorption and brain health, fiber for circulation…   And it goes further than that too. What’s also highly important is to make sure you’re consuming … Read more

The Biggest Diet Mistakes When Building Muscle

Theoretically, the optimal diet for building muscle is straightforward and can pretty much be summarized as follows: Eat tons of protein. And also everything else. That said, there are a few more nuances than that and a lot of people nevertheless still manage to get confused. Here we will look at some of the biggest … Read more

Is Intermittent Fasting a Good Strategy for Bodybuilders?

Weight loss has always been a target for lots of new fads. It seems as though every two minutes there some new strategy being trumpeted for losing fat faster and more effectively while ‘eating whatever you want’. Intermittent fasting is just one such fad and a particularly popular one at that. In fact, intermittent fasting … Read more

Is a Calorie a Calorie? Why “IIFYM” is Misleading

IIFYM is an acronym for ‘If It Fits in Your Macros’ and has become something of a rallying cry for many bodybuilders. The general idea behind IIFYM is that you can eat whatever you like, as long as it fits within your allocation of carbs and protein. To better understand how all this started, you … Read more