Carbohydrate, Needs of Endurance Athletes
Muscle Supplements

Carbohydrate, Needs of Endurance Athletes

Endurance competitors (i.e., distance runners, soccer players, rowers, etc.), perhaps more than other athletes, must not overlook the distinct advantage provided by adequate carbohydrate intake. As defined by the authors, endurance activities are those activities that include prolonged, continuous, low- to moderate-intensity exercise that is principally aerobic in nature. Endurance athletes expend an inordinate amount […]

Foods That Build Muscle
Muscle Gain

Foods That Build Muscle

In this article and the ones to follow, I will be providing information about an area of fitness that many trainee’s commonly struggle to get right – Eating correctly and consuming enough whole food to build muscle fast as part of a well-balanced, muscle building diet. When we talk about foods that build muscle fast, […]

Foods That Build Muscle or Burn Fat – Carbohydrates
Weight Gain

Foods That Build Muscle or Burn Fat – Carbohydrates

There are 2 types of carbohydrates. Simple sugars and complex carbohydrates (see the tables below for example foods for both). There is a place for both in your diet but, ideally, the majority of your diet will consist of slow-release, unrefined, complex carbohydrates that are high in vitamins, minerals and fiber. You may hear these […]