We all need a little sweetness in our lives.

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The taste of something sweet can trigger chemicals in the brain that would resemble a fire works show going off. Sugar has been shown to stimulate the brain in the same way heroin does by releasing dopamine and causing us to crave more and become addicted. A recent study on rats showed that the rats…

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Should You Use A Pre-Workout?

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This is the most commonly abused supplement available. It promises new personal records, “insane pumps and focus”, faster fat loss……the list goes on. Unfortunately many people rely on the stimulant effect of the pre-workout and don’t take the time to fix their diet and see real results. A pre-workout has its place in bodybuilding but…

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Understanding Low GI vs High GI Foods

What GI Stands For? The acronym means “Glycemic Index.” It is a way to measure the variation of the effects of foods on blood glucose levels. The glycemic index also shows how foods metabolically react when it is assimilated in the digestive system.1 Furthermore, GI shows what quality of carbohydrates is there in a food.…

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Food For Growth

Nutrition is one of the fundamentals in bodybuilding. You will only grow and gain muscle when you eat right. It is as basic as constructing a building, you need to have a strong foundation in order to build only the finest. Food also fuels up our body; it is but essential to think that the…

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Green Tea Extract 101

Green tea is probably one of the best known beverages out there for fitness enthusiasts. Known scientifically as Camella sinensis, the green tea plant is loved worldwide and is best served hot or warm before or after a meal. Caffeine is a known component of tea from dried leaves and in green tea. It has…

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L-Carnitine – An Aid To Fat Loss

Losing the unwanted fats has been one of the goals, if not the main one, for many fitness enthusiasts. Even people who want to gain weight sometimes develop unnecessary fats in the most unnecessary areas of the body. Build up of fats, thus, is a nuisance, an allegory of unhealthy lifestyle, a synonym for weight…

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How To Use A Foam Roller

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Athletes, bodybuilders and fitness enthusiasts may all have one thing in common: that is acquiring muscle injury. When the wrong moves and over exertion occur, sports injuries such as muscle strains or sprains can develop. These types of unwanted instances may slow down, if not hinder, your progress. So whether the condition occurs in the…

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