Time Your Training

Time Your Training

The Best Time To Train For Maximum Growth

We’re all different, and, as such, there are no real absolutes in training. So when discussing best practices, it’s always important to keep that in mind. That said, there is research that backs up and provides answers to certain important questions. Like, what is the best time of day to train to maximize muscle growth?

Does Dairy Promote Fat Loss?

Does Dairy Promote Fat Loss?

In a review of literature, Angelo Tremblay and colleagues from Laval University in Quebec, Canada, concluded that calcium and dairy food intake influence weight loss, particularly during calorie-restricted diets.

Boost Your Morning Workout With Caffeine

Boost Your Morning Workout With Caffeine

Caffeine is an important supplement for improving training intensity. It is more effective for morning than afternoon workouts. Consuming caffeine supplements in the afternoon was less effective and produced more side effects.

Ginseng Extract is a Dynamite Sex Supplement

Ginseng Extract is a Dynamite Sex Supplement

Ginsenoside Rg1 is one of the active ingredients in ginseng, a popular sex supplement. Researchers from the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences found that Rg1 was a powerful sexual stimulant in mice. Rg1 increased mounting and pelvic thrusting by 20 percent. It also increased blood testosterone, nitric oxide (important for increasing blood flow), and nerve stimulation to the penis.

Three Square Meals: Best for Weight Loss!

Three Square Meals: Best for Weight Loss!

Many people have failed to lose weight by substituting a higher-quality food (fresh fruit, eggs, etc.) with a convenient and portable substitute consisting of high-glycemic carbohydrates (e.g., bagels, low-protein energy bars, corn syrup-based juice drinks) or fast foods. The reliance upon meal-replacement beverages may exacerbate poor control, as they do not provide the same fullness or hunger-suppressive effect of whole food meals.

Are Protein Supplements Sabotaging Your Ketogenic Diet?

Are Protein Supplements Sabotaging Your Ketogenic Diet?

This is the appeal of the ketogenic diet; people have reported losing 20 pounds or more in a matter of a week or two. Popularized as the induction phase of the Atkins diet, ketogenic diets have actually been a clinical tool for decades, though not as one might think. The history of ketogenic diets in medical practice originates with the condition of epilepsy.1

Incinerate Fat!

Incinerate Fat!

The Fat-Burning Power of Brown and Beige Fat

Despite the celebrity support, federal grants, corporate sponsorship, community volunteers, pharmaceutical advances, and personal spending, America is losing the Battle of the Bulge. Yet, there may be a simple trick that can help a person burn fat without any effort, and in many cases save money: turn down the thermostat.

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