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20 Super Foods You Need to Build Muscle & Lose Fat

20 Super Foods You Need to Build Muscle & Lose Fat
To build muscle & lose fat, you need a variety of proteins, veggies, fruits, carbs, and healthy fats. Eating protein helps building & maintaining muscle. But it also helps fat loss: protein has a higher thermic effect than carbs/fats. Eating fats also helps fat loss: your body holds fat if you don’t eat fats. Fruits & veggies contain vitamins & minerals, necessary for recovery from your workouts. And carbs fuel your muscles so you feel full of energy at the gym. Lots of you struggle to get these foods. 1. Don’t worry about cholesterol in eggs. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Anything works: almonds, walnuts, cashews, hazelnuts, … Peanut butter also works as long as you buy natural peanut butter without added salts/sugars. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. Putting it All Together.

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Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Tyler Became A Fitness Model Vital Stats Name: Tyler HilderbrandEmail: Tyler.Hilderbran...Location: Boulder, COAge: 24Height: 6'2"Weight: 185 lbsYears Bodybuilding: 6 How did your bodybuilding journey begin? The Truth About Sprinters vs. Marathon Runners If you’re even slightly into fitness and have been interneting on the internet for the past few years, you’ve do doubt come across the picture below. To summarize the picture above: Marathon runners = skinny, weak, no muscle, pale. Sprinters = lean, ripped, muscular, dark and handsome. But there are some huge misconceptions about sprinting and running which I cover below.

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