All You Need To Know

Should You Cut Carbs To Get Shredded?

Carbs may fuel your muscle gains, but are they also adding unwanted bodyfat? Here’s a breakdown of the what and when of carb intake for fat loss.

Carbs…the bodybuilder’s best friend and worst enemy all rolled into one. They’re essential for energy, endurance, muscle building and recovery when used properly, but they can work against you when used incorrectly.

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8 Easy And Convenient Pre-Workout Meals & Snacks

Here are 8 easy and convenient pre-workout meals that are designed to curb hunger while providing complete protein, complex carbs, and healthy fats.

I will admit. I hate headlines like this. The reality is that it once you start reading, the “easy and convenient” snacks end up having 28 ingredients requiring several small appliances to prep.

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Carbohydrates may not be your enemy

Carbs can play a healthful role in your diet or they can be your undoing, depending on which, and how many, you eat.

It’s become popular to think of foods as either good or bad, something to eat or something to avoid.

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Hidden Dangers Of 6 Hyped Health Foods

Sleep helps you both in and out of the weight room. Learn how to maximize your zzzz’s and improve your recovery time, workout performance and muscle growth.

Set down your fruit juice, fat free milk and all those “fake” healthy foods. In this feature Nick Ludlow tells you why 6 popular food choices might not be all that healthy.

Let me preface this article with the following disclaimer: You may disagree with me because your body can tolerate the foods discussed below without issue. Additionally, you may have successfully incorporated these foods in to a “healthy” diet.

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Top 10 Carbohydrates Foods

Carbohydrates are found in almost all living things and play a critical role in the proper functioning of the immune system, fertilization, blood clotting, and human development. A deficiency of carbohydrates can lead to impaired functioning of all these systems, however, in the Western world, deficiency is rare. Excessive consumption of carbohydrates, especially refined carbohydrates like sugar or corn syrup, can lead to obesity, type II diabetes, and cancer. Unhealthy high carbohydrate foods include dried fruit, cereals, crackers, cakes, flours, jams, preserves, bread products, and potato products. Healthy high carbohydrate foods include vegetables, legumes (beans), whole grains, fruits, nuts, and yogurt. Below is a list of foods highest in carbohydrates, for more see the extended list of carb rich foods to avoid. For more healthy high carbohydrate choices see the list of healthy high carb foods.

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