Differences between bulking and cutting phases

Differences between bulking and cutting phases

Bulking up is to gain muscle weight whereas cutting down is to lose the body fat while preserving the muscle mass. Both terminologies are clearly defined below. ‘The bulk’ is a period of time which deals primarily with building up muscle and increasing body weight and...
Clean House Guidelines

Clean House Guidelines

Prepare a shopping list and include fresh fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean meats, nuts, etc. Focus more on fresh crop produce, e.g., dark leafy vegetables and fruits. Prepare your own meals and avoid frozen commercial meals. Do away with extra-sugary foods,...
Carbohydrate loading for best performance

Carbohydrate loading for best performance

Loading carbohydrates properly can be the difference between first and last. Have you ever wondered why some days your training is just off-the-charts great and the rest are the same old thing? Well, on those great workout days when you were stronger and felt you...
Load Your Energy Systems for Peak Performance

Load Your Energy Systems for Peak Performance

Maximizing Energy Stores Helps Delay Fatigue Food supplies the energy and components our bodies need for growth and movement. In order for our bodies to use the energy stored in food, we must first extract it through digestion and store it so we can continually draw...