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, [...]

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 [...]