Posts Tagged: Build muscle

When is Junk Food Healthy?

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Many people will answer this question with a simple “NEVER,” but the more you study and tinker with the human body the more you realize that there is a lot more going on than can be explained with a simple nutrition-centric view of health. By junk food I mean basic, standard, yummy stuff.  Breakfast classics like french toast, waffles, pancakes, and pastries.  Snacks like chips and cheese and crackers.  Lunch bombs like cheeseburgers and fries or pizza.  Dinners like pot pie, pasta, or what have you.  Drinks like bubbly soda, lemonade, chocolate milk.  And rich desserts like ice cream, cheesecake, cookies, and pie.  This is what I’m talking about when I say “junk foods.”  What I should really say is, “the yummiest stuff.” So when can the yummy stuff actually be used as a… Read more »

Maximum Nutrient Partitioning

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How to get the leanest muscle gains possible

Nearly everyone who has toyed around with the ideas floating around this blog has experienced the power of the calorie. Sure, 4 out of 5 of us have added somewhere between a little and a lot of unwanted body fat doing so, but at the same time have arrived at a place where we could eat pretty much anything, in whatever quantity we desired, without seeing any subsequent gains in body fat. Along with it came huge improvements in digestive abilities, mood enhancement, sleep improvement, increases in sex drive, and any number of different improvements to be expected with a rise in mitochondrial activity from surplus calories. The current question is – can we get the benefits of overfeeding without the drawback of increased body fat accumulation? In other words,… Read more »

Milk Does a Body Good

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Not-so-little anymore Martin has been contacting me for quite a while now.  He doesn’t play around in the comments section, but hits me up directly.  He’s a good kid, and already has two very extreme diets under his belt, which you’ll hear about shortly from the kid himself.  Anyway, he’s undergone quite a body transformation since the vegan/fasting combo. of his late teens.  Look at that little Belgian stud over there chugging some milk, up 23 kg (50 pounds).  Now that’s something to “Bragg” about.  Why eat the green grass he’s standing next to when a cow will turn that into milk for you – and enjoy doing it?  My comments on his post are IN RED. Hello 180-followers ! I’m Martin, I’m 22 and I’m from Belgium. You have never… Read more »