Alright guys! I have always been against ridiculous broscience bullshit but there are actually some quality food items that can assist in retaining that anabolic effect. Now, to keep things simple and realistic, I am covering easy to reach/acquire food items that everyone should include in their diet charts. As someone who has been associated with weight training for over a decade now, a common pattern that I have noticed is novice lifters tend to work really hard, but lag behind when it comes to diet.
There have been times when I had to scream on top of my lungs to people who asked me what to eat! One philosophy that I have faith in personally is “You get what you put in!” as simple as that… Consider your body as a fantastic machine that works on quality fuel. Better the quality, better the performance and vice-versa.
“Never Ignore Nutrition…”
Here are my top selections:
Chicken = Protein
Cottage Cheese = Slow digesting Casein Protein, Vitamin B12, Calcium and other nutrients
Eggs = Proteins, Amino acids, Choline and essential fats
Whey Protein = Yes, I am against fart powders but additional servings of a genuine brand with a good diet and better workout can work well.
Beef = Protein, creatine, B-Vitamins, Zinc and other important minerals.
Oats = Complex carbohydrates, Fiber
Fish = Lean Protein, essential fats/Omega – 3 fatty acids
Hope the content was crisp and informative, without any extra BS. Feel free to interact, comment or even share (that is if you are not a mean bastard). Cheers!
Well, I would not describe this as a controversy but rather a case of ‘utter stupidity’, lead by the popular ‘synthol freak’ and one of the unhealthiest individual I have ever seen, Mr Rich Piana. So, long story short, Bostin Loyd and Rich Piana went war against each other on YouTube, while the former kept his content entirely on how Rich Piana was a true unprofessional, Rich attacked Bostin’s integrity by bringing up ‘dick pics’ matter. In short, as per him ,people with small dick have no right to boast about anything in their lives!
Unbelievable! Whenever you make an assumption that this new found fitness community cannot stoop any lower, they come up with the weirdest of the shits in the world. While many admire both Bostin and Rich for their honesty and ‘no fucks given’ attitude, I prefer none because they both reflect each and everything I hate about the current fitness community at the moment. Both are fake balloons roaming around and fooling people. I mean, take a look at any of the arm workouts that Rich has uploaded recently. You can feel all those fake muscles jiggling whenever he moves or even when he gets that pump. It’s not real fitness guy because the guy is not even healthy.
However, with all that being said, I do have a problem with Mr. 5% brains a.k.a Mr. Callogen who preaches fitness when he himself is a failed bodybuilder and the statements he makes. There is a set way of making things clear or even mocking people in reply of the insults other guys are making, but I am very much against personal insults especially when you include family or closed ones in your attacks. Dick shots from someone, who does not even have a single muscle working properly and whose x-girlfriends all have claimed him to be a women beater is something I find it funny.
Sorry guys, this blog I know was not informative but had to write because I get really angry when I see you all fitness enthusiasts following the wrong people. Peaceee…. N Rich, fuck off!
Guys, I have always been a fan of post-workout shake and always experiment with the mix with my new portable blender. When I mention experiment, it means playing around with one or two key ingredients, however, I still keep the main ingredient same to get the best out of my post-workout shake.
For me as a guy who workouts like a mean freak, post workout shake will always be about recovery, progress and gain with some healthy calories and of course protein and carbs. At the moment, I am not trying any Amino or any pre-workout drinks and to be very honest I don’t even remember the last time when I used a pre-workout supplement/drink.
So here’s what you will need: a cup of good old OATS, 1-2 Banana 9over-ripe one preferred), Whey Protein (optional for people who think they are just fart powders) or any malt, dried cranberries, almonds, dates and soy milk.
Well, there’s no secret to how to blend but I would advise you to blend the mixture without soy milk first to ensure a smooth creamy smoothie and then go for one more round with milk. Adding ice cream is not a bad idea at all.
While gaining, I like to experiment with adding Creatine and Glutamine to the shake.
Yes, you have to eat big to get big! Perhaps this is the only sensible thing that Rich Piana – the popular synthol human has ever said in his entire fitness career. Being someone who has been into fitness for over a decade now, I do get asked often on how I gained my size – even though I am not claiming to be ‘fat-free’. Now I don’t understand one thing – how the fuck can anyone not know the secret to grow and get big. “Eat you Idiot” is my standard reply to anyone who in his senses asks me on how to get big.
It’s a very simple philosophy – “calories IN and calories OUT!” eat clean and eat big, followed by a rigorous but intelligent workout ethics and results will definitely follow. Chicken, fish, eggs, beef, broccoli, other greens, mutton, rice and many other natural food sources have always been the primary fuel of legendary names like Arnold, Franco and many more. Those were the people with whom you could trade bodies all day, such was the level of perfection and symmetry. However, today bodybuilders do leave me in awe but trade bodies… NAAA!
Coming back to the topic of eating, if traditional three meals a day is not working for you, then it is very well clear that you need to up your game a bit. I would suggest people who believe they are hard gainers to try squeeze in extra 2 meals and analyze the difference.
Exactly! Don’t be a lazy arse and start preparing meals for yourself from today. Eat clean and lift big… feel the difference for yourself.
With each rep you go deep and try to go deeper! With every grunt you pray the repetition to be the last one while you feel the constant tension that grows more and more till you only have the option of limping back home. Yes, we are talking about the best day of the week at gym and that my friend is the ‘Leg Day’ which I profoundly call as the day of champions.
Look around you, what separates you from the rest is the fact that you’re the only who pays attention to his/her leg routine. Legs are what separate a champion or a guy who takes his workout seriously than others who just want a body to flaunt or are here to take selfies with the gym equipment. Leg workouts have a long lost relationship with some misfit myths as well, which includes height diminishment if you keep squatting.
Without further ado, let’s have a look at the facts on why one should squat and break some good old myths:
It may be the rule of nature that anything out of proportion might seem awkward in appearance. As if the creator of this world himself is an artist as all of his creations including humans are well proportioned. Bodybuilding is something that we try to take things to the very next level and this is where most of us loose proportion in our body. There may be an inch difference between Phil Heath and Kai Greene but the former is proving to be a nightmare for Kai all thanks to his gifted proportions. (Ofcourse he works hard as well). In short, no one wants to be a Johnny Bravo!
Lower body strength
One who works out actually knows the value of muscle/strength training in his day to day activities. For instance having good arms makes push and pull activities much easier, likewise good leg development makes climbing stairs, elevated walking, trekking and much other physically demanding stuff easier. Having a well-toned upper body will be best complimented with an in-shape lower body as well.
Better body size by testosterone production
Studies have proved better testosterone production leads to improved gains and following a leg schedule leads to better male hormone (testosterone) production. Who doesn’t want better gains and compared to people who don’t train legs, you can easily tell the difference in muscular density and development.
A weak core can lead to multiple injuries many a times even while performing daily life activities. We have read the importance of having a strong core but are yet to apply the same in reality. When we are performing compound exercises like squats or even deadlifts, we are working on more than one muscle groups at the same time. Our core abdominals are under stress all the time when we perform these interesting moments.
Ofcourse you do look good because toned legs also count when we talk of a fit body and an impressive physical appearance.
Injuries are an unessential and unavoidable element in the life of a person who works out in a gym. However, they cannot be neglected at any point of time because some injuries can be serious afterwards. Let us now examine different causes of injuries and the possible way of avoiding them.
This is a major mistake done by majority of the gym enthusiasts around the world today. In order to grow muscles fast they end up over exercising, which in turn leads to problems such as muscle soreness, tear etc. You should start your exercise with a proper warm up programs followed with stretching. Keep your workout program very simple and devote a fix time interval for working out rather than endless hours.
Maximum injuries caused at the time of exercise are due to the incorrect posture. It can be continuous moments of body parts or improper balancing of equipments. Many of us complain of backaches, frozen shoulders and still keep guessing the possible reason for the injury due to lack of proper postures that should be followed for better result and less injuries.
Pushing body to the limits
There is a saying that, ‘if you want to grow then push your body to the limit’. We often take this statement in the wrong sense and end up lifting weights that are very heavy. Due to these heavy exercises, injuries are caused to our joints and the muscles groups that are being worked on. It is better to use weights that you feel comfortable as per your stamina.
In the end, it is recommended you seek the guidance of a professional fitness trainer because he will be the best person to guide and educate you about weights and postures.
Maintaining a good state of physical and mental health is nothing like a rocket science. In fact, it is just about making simple and natural changes in your current lifestyle and these changes can make you think, feel, look better with more energy throughout the day. You can avoid common diseases like diabetics and cancer if you have a hygienic lifestyle well supported by good healthy standard of living.
To start with, one can make changes to the eating plan and switch to a diet that is low in calorie and high in Nutrition. Introducing broiled fish, chicken and low fat dairy products can help a lot in reducing fat content from the diet and adding colorful fruits, vegetables without any sauces or cream can provide you with vital nutrients and antioxidants that can slow down your aging process.
However, having a good diet does not mean you can stay active and healthy. Start a regular exercise plan that is not intense or high tech but simple to follow. If you are little over-weight then it is better to start slow with cardio- vascular exercises starting with brisk walking or a simple walk around the block. If you walk on a regular basis for around 2 hours with a speed of 3 mph then you can reduce the chances of heart diseases.
In the above context, the importance of proper diet and exercise was explained but to lead a complete healthy life one should keep a check on other habits such as smoking and drinking.