When it comes to building muscle, protein seems to dominate the discussion. While it’s true that adequate protein intake is important for muscle growth it’s also important that you’re consuming enough carbohydrates. In this post I’ll discuss some of the ways that carbohydrates aid in the muscle building process. First off, by eating enough complexRead More
If you are into the whole building muscle and getting shredded thing then you’ve probably heard about a this fairly new approach to nutrition referred to as “If It Fits Your Macros” or “IIFYM”. If you’re not familiar with this concept then the following article will definitely be of interest to you.
Building muscle can be a time consuming task. The amount of time it takes for each person to build muscle will vary depending on a number of factors. Some of these factors you can’t control, such as genetics. Some guys (and gals) can build muscle with a lot less effort than others, the same if true for fat loss.
Whether you’re bulking up or cutting down there are several areas you’ll want to focus on. One specific area is Protein intake. I’m often asked how much protein you should eat to build muscle. The answer to that question is a little different for everyone.
You’re eating a lot of protein, or at least you’re supposed to be and you can’t just drink protein shakes all day either. This means that you need to cook a ton of meat almost daily or at least ever couple of days. The thing is cooking meat can be a pain