3 Things You Should Know About Building Muscle Mass

3 Things You Should Know About Building Muscle Mass - Carlsbad Boot Camp

Building muscle mass is a process requiring determination, patience and the desire to succeed. But to be successful, you should know these three things before embarking on your bodybuilding journey: You have to eat more calories to gain muscle Overloading your muscles builds mass In the process of building muscle, you’ll also gain some fat.…

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Is Caffeine A Useful Bodybuilding Supplement?

Is Caffeine A Useful Bodybuilding Supplement? - Carlsbad Boot Camp

Multiple studies have shown that caffeine is indeed useful as a bodybuilding supplement, but only if taken in the proper form, dosage and at the right time. Not only does it help athletes workout longer in the gym, but it also increases alertness, sharpens focus, improves mood, boosts pain tolerance and helps burn fat. And…

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What Is Whey Protein and How Does It Help You Build Muscle?

What Is Whey Protein and How Does It Help You Build Muscle? - Carlsbad Boot Camp

Whey is a by-product from the production of cheese and consists of four proteins: Beta-lactoglobulin Alpha-lactalbumin Bovine serum albumin Immunoglobins   Because it contains all nine amino acids, it is considered a complete protein.   If you go to buy whey protein, you’ll find it comes in three different types. From the least to the…

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Can You Build Muscle as a Vegetarian or Vegan?

Can You Build Muscle as a Vegetarian or Vegan? - Carlsbad Boot Camp

When it comes building muscle, diet is key – especially eating enough protein and carbohydrates, and keeping food in your stomach throughout the day. However many bodybuilders get their protein from animal sources – in particular eggs, dairy and meat. So can you get enough protein and carbs from a primarily plant-based diet to build…

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8 Best Sources of Protein for Muscle Building

8 Best Sources of Protein for Muscle Building

While there are hundreds of foods containing protein that you can eat to build muscle, these 8 are the best and will give you the fastest results:   A muscle building favorite of bodybuilders. When consumed before and after workouts, this complete protein digests fast and is absorbed quickly by muscles thus helping them recover…

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What to Eat Before, During and After Exercising

What to Eat Before, During and After Exercising - Carlsbad Boot Camp

Exercise is an important part of a healthy lifestyle. Proper nutrition is also vital to physical health and fitness. It has been discovered relatively recently that what you eat and drink affects as much as 60% to 75% of your level of fitness. So eating right is definitely something you need to do to complement…

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How to Prevent Sore Muscles After Exercise

How to Prevent Sore Muscles After Exercise - Carlsbad Boot Camp

You may have heard the saying “No Pain, No Gain” in reference to exercise results. The theory in play here is that if you do not hurt after exercising, you haven’t effectively stressed your body enough to produce any kind of noticeable, physical results. Make no mistake about it, becoming stronger, building more lean muscle,…

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How to Measure Your Weight-Loss and Bodybuilding Progress

How to Measure Your Weight-Loss and Bodybuilding Progress

There are several methods to track your weight-loss and bodybuilding progress. Also, one of the best ways to help you get and stay motivated is by tracking your measurements, so you can see your amazing results. To get an accurate measurement of where you are with your weight-loss bodybuilding progress, don’t rely on just one…

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A Guide to Protein and Fat Requirements for Seniors

Protein and Fat Requirements for Seniors - FitREV Studio - Carlsbad

As you age your natural ability to burn energy slows down considerably. Older people also usually have less muscle and body mass than when they were younger. Those 2 health characteristics, combined with a slower metabolism, create a diminished need for fuel. This means your protein and fat requirements as a senior are very different…

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5 Strength Training Tips for Older Adults

Strength Training Tips for Seniors - FitREV Studio - Carlsbad

Strength training for seniors does some basic things: it preserves bone density and muscle strength, and improves balance and flexibility, all which help to maintain daily living independence. Regardless of your level of fitness, age or gender, strength training benefits everyone.     Osteoporosis in older adults is a major cause of frailty and can…

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