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How Much Water Should I Drink While Taking Creatine?

Creatine is one of the most popular muscle-building supplements out there, and for good reason. Creatine is an effective compound to get the most out of your workouts and aid your muscles in recovering more quickly. However, it is important to get enough water when taking creatine, to avoid the …

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The Ultimate List of Slow Burning Carbs

Carbohydrates are a controversial subject in the fitness world. “Do carbs make me fat?”, “Are carbs unhealthy?”, “Can I give my children carbs?” are all questions that come up in the diet fad magazine articles and create a blurry picture of carbohydrates for those seriously concerned about their nutrition. Doing …

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Low Carb Fast Food Breakfast: What Are Your Options?

French toast, pancakes, hashbrowns, waffles – traditionally, breakfast has been a pretty high-carb meal. This makes sense, as getting your carbs early in the morning helps you maintain energy for the day. If you are busy, you may stop at the local fast food joint to get your morning fill. …

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What Are The Best Supplements To Increase Appetite?

For anyone in a bulking phase, or simply someone that is having difficulty making their maintenance caloric threshold, appetite can be a big issue. If you don’t have the appetite to sustain the intake of enough food to meet your caloric needs for your goals, you won’t be making any …

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Is A Cinnamon Overdose Possible? Let’s Talk About It

Cinnamon has become a spice that is near and dear to many of our hearts. Reminiscent of grandma’s apple pie, cinnamon rolls from the corner bakery and the hot toddies that warmed you up in winter, cinnamon is a highly regarded and popular spice in many cultures. However, can you …

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Maltodextrin vs Dextrose: What’s The Difference & Which Is Better?

In the vast world of bodybuilding supplements, there are several powders that have several functions. Creatine monohydrate, whey protein, pre-workout, post-workout, etc. – are all common supplements. Two common supplements with a hot bit of debate between them are maltodextrin and dextrose. Maltodextrin and dextrose are basically sugars composed of …

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High-Protein Low-Carb Fast Food: What Are Your Options?

A burger here, some nuggets there and sub sandwiches in between meetings – this kind of diet can be the norm for people with a busy schedule, and it can seriously pack on the pounds. Most fast food is loaded up with carbohydrates and regular consumption can become a huge …

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Wondering What To Mix Protein Powder With? Here Are Your Options

You’ve been pumping iron but your diet just isn’t providing you with all of the calories and protein you need. What’s the solution? Protein powder, of course. Whey protein, egg protein, vegetable-based protein, etc. – there are several varieties and flavors of protein powder to help supplement your diet and …