Eating for Muscle Mass

We’ve all heard the infamous saying: “abs are made in the kitchen, not the gym.” The essence of this saying is that you can do as many crunches as you would like, but if you are not eating properly, then you will not get abs. While this saying is true when applied to wanting abs, it is also true when it comes to gaining muscle. Your daily diet regimen plays a significant role with gaining muscle mass. If you have intense workouts without the proper nutrition, your muscles may look flat and small and it may take longer to both [...]

9 Powerful Snacks for Muscle Recovery

We know that feeling sore after a workout gives us a sense that we "did something right" but it's a fact- that we need to recover and incorporating the right foods afterwards helps us recupe faster. After every work we need to replace our muscle's fuel we burn off to achieve all the benefits from the workout completed. This helps repair damaged muscle fibers and tissues plus replaces lost glycogen stores and rehydrates our body fluids and electrolytes. Make great choices from these 9 Powerful Snacks for Muscle Recovery   Nuts/peanut butter- contains a healthy dose of protein to promote muscle recovery, [...]

5 Ways to Promote Muscle Recovery

5 Ways to Promote Muscle Recovery. It's no secret- we can't workout everyday and not overtrain our bodies. But adding in some post workout muscle recovery will help you become fitter,stronger and heal faster so you can stay loose and feel great day to day after training. *TIP 1- Feed your muscles PROTEIN right after a workout. Protein helps aid the rebuilding of muscle fibers  that are damaged or torn down du to exercise. Repairing these muscle fibers help you reduce muscle soreness and lead you to muscle building (what your looking for!!) so you can eventually lift more and lift heavier. [...]

Train like an NFL Pro – Accelerate your Recovery

Train like an NFL Pro - Accelerate your Recovery with Nate Stupar of the Atlanta Falcons When your job is to deliver peak athletic performance week in and week out, the methods you take to recover from your workouts are crucial to your profession.  NFL linebacker Nate Stupar of the Atlanta Falcons is no stranger to the world of elite athletics.  Nate spent his collegiate career at Penn State University amassing 80 tackles, 2 sacks, and 2 interceptions in the 2011 season alone.  He entered the NFL in 2012 with the Oakland Raiders after an impressive showing at the 2012 NFL [...]

Ways to Speed Up Post Workout Muscle Recovery

It should be fun getting in shape or staying in shape: lifting weights, doing push-ups, jogging on the treadmill. However, it’s never fun when the muscle aches creep in after the workout. It feels like your body is breaking down, which is exactly what is happening—quite literally. So, that means that your body needs to recover, which doesn’t mean that you can lie on the couch, watch TV, and stuff your face with pizza. Rather, it means that you can do the following things: Get rehydrated It’s important to drink substantial amounts of water during your workout to keep yourself [...]

2017-04-20T23:06:18+00:00 August 25th, 2014|Categories: Muscle Recovery, News|