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Dave’s Heavy Hittin’ MASS GAINING Nutrition Plan: Daily Blueprint

Posted by VPX Sports on Oct 12, 2014 10:01:00 AM

 

** I eat 4000-5000 calories per day before a big race adding fuel and gaining size, 3000-4000 calories per day on normal (non-race prep) days. I weigh 235lbs now. The following Meals & Snacks are spaced out 2-3 hours all day from waking to bedtime.

** To GAIN muscle MASS you need to at least be eating 10 calories per pound of desired body weight at the minimum so if you want to be 210lbs ripped, and that’s fair and logical for your bodytype and frame, then you need to eat at least 200x10 = 2100 calories daily spread out throughout all 7 meals/snacks below.

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Topics: diet, food tips, protein, nutrition, diet tips, muscle building, muscle

The Importance of High Protein Diets in Patients with End Stage Kidney Disease on Dialysis

Posted by Team Xtreme on Oct 28, 2013 9:07:00 AM

In 2009 more than 871,000 people in the United States were being treated for End Stage Kidney Disease (ESRD).  Patients with ESRD have a few options; they can try to get a kidney transplant, go on dialysis, or choose to not be treated.  Dialysis is a method of filtering toxins in the body either using a dialysis machine, or using the body’s own peritoneal cavity.  Without dialysis or a transplant, the outcome for ESRD patients is very poor, so when faced with the decision, most choose dialysis.  

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Topics: protein, nutrition, health, diet, supplements

3 Tips for Starting a Social Exercise Plan

Posted by VPX Sports on Aug 12, 2013 8:59:00 AM

Why exercise alone?  It’s boring, lonely, and it’s much harder to stay motivated five to six days a week at the gym.  Music improves the situation, but it doesn’t replace the company you gain from a workout partner or group of people to interact with.

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Topics: health and fitness, health, training tips, diet, motivation

Take Control of Your Weight with Nutrient Timing

Posted by VPX Sports on Jul 29, 2013 9:07:00 AM

The best distribution of carbohydrate, protein, and fats to optimize performance, improve body composition and achieve a desirable target weight is up for debate. One important factor however is Nutrient Timing - how your body responds to the amount of calories you are feeding it throughout the day.

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Topics: muscle building, nutrition, fat burning, diet, diet tips

5 Must Have Foods on any Bodybuilders Grocery List

Posted by VPX Sports on Jul 15, 2013 8:46:00 AM

Want to have the physique of a bodybuilder or fitness competitor? Start eating like one and you will be on your way to the body of your dreams. Here is an insider’s look at five staple foods on a bodybuilder’s diet.

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Topics: muscle building, nutrition, health, diet, diet tips

4 Easy Ways to Cut Calories

Posted by VPX Sports on Jul 1, 2013 9:07:00 AM

Are you struggling to cut calories? Try these 4 tips to easily reduce your calorie intake!

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Topics: nutrition, diet, diet tips

Rid Stubborn Fat for Good – Evaluate Your Diet to Break Through Your Plateau!

Posted by VPX Sports on Jun 24, 2013 9:04:00 AM

One of the biggest problems in the fitness industry is people believing misinformation as truth. If you go up to any newbie in the gym, and ask him why he (or she) is doing whatever it is they are doing, it’s likely they will have absolutely no idea.

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Topics: nutrition, health, diet, diet tips, body fat, stubborn fat

Melt Your Muffin Top & Burn Stubborn Fat!

Posted by VPX Sports on May 6, 2013 9:02:00 AM

Summer is almost here and you want to show off the hot body you’ve been working towards, but there is still one problem, you can’t seem to shake the stubborn fat stuck to your love handles! It seems like the fat is holding on for dear life! You have two options: give up hope and live in denial of your muffin top, OR do something about it and add components to keep the fat burning at a maximum! Fat burners really do work when you use them correctly and can be the missing piece to your fat loss puzzle.

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Topics: fat burning, diet, diet tips

Protein Pancake Recipe - Build Muscle & Fight Unhealthy Evening Snacking

Posted by VPX Sports on Apr 15, 2013 8:41:00 AM

We have all heard the saying, “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day!” Have you heard that a breakfast rich in proteins may also prevent unhealthy evening snacking? According to a study done by Heather Leidy, “eating a breakfast rich in protein significantly improves appetite control and reduces unhealthy snacking on high-fat or high-sugar foods in the evening”.1  

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Topics: muscle building, protein, nutrition, health, recipes, diet

Are Genetically Modified Organisms Safe?

Posted by Marc Siegel on Mar 18, 2013 8:57:00 AM

Ever wonder what the people mean when they say ‘GMO’?

GMO stands for genetically modified organisms, which happen to be very prevalent in our foods today. According to USDA economic research service as of 2011, 76-96% of corn crops have some sort of genetic modification depending on which state they are grown in. According to women's health magazine March 2013 edition, the average person consumes 193 pounds per year of genetically modified organisms in their food! While I have to admit I do not eat organic foods frequently, after seeing this staggering number of genetically modified organisms in the market today it made me think about my diet.

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Topics: nutrition, health, diet

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