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Top 5 Mistakes People Make When Trying to Get Big

1. Not Counting Calories. To get big you need to eat more calories than you burn. If you don't do this simple, most important step, you won't gain weight. If you aren't gaining weight and think you're eating as much as you can, count your calories and you'll see...

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What is the best protein supplement?

Protein is the building block of all tissue in the body. Normally, protein is found in foods such as meat, milk, dairy and eggs. Though it is possible to get more than enough protein from food sources alone, the smart use of protein supplements can help you gain muscle...

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Should I take a multivitamin?

With so many supplements on the market, it's difficult to differentiate between products that can help you improve your overall health and those that are simply a waste of money or even worse, potentially harmful. A multivitamin can be helpful if used properly. The American Diet's Need for Supplements. Micronutrients are...

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Top 5 Ingredients of a Weight Gain Protein Shake

1. Bananas. Bananas contain a high amount of calories, vitamins, minerals, fiber and most importantly, flavor. They are a great addition to your post workout shake and to have as a snack throughout the day. 2. Honey. Honey is not only high in sugar, which is excellent for a post...

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Where to Buy Supplements

The supplement industry has been booming for years meaning there are great prices and lots of choices if you look hard enough. (Note: The following recommendations are based off of my own experiences. Your own experiences may vary.) Where to Buy Deciding between online and local shopping boils down to how...

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What’s the difference between weight gainers and protein powders?

If you're a hard gainer, you've most likely turned to weight gainers or protein powders for help in putting on muscle mass. These two products aren't the same. One is simply a protein supplement while the other is more of a meal replacement used to greatly increase your calorie...

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What are amino acids?

I see many advertisements for amino acids and I was wondering what they are and what they actually do. –Khloe Amino acids are the building blocks of proteins. In a similar way that it takes many individual bricks to build a wall, it takes many individual amino acids to "build"...

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Luke’s Body Transformation – Part 2: Nutrition/Supplements

Though this plan puts a huge emphasis on the amount of calories you eat each day, part of Luke's success can be attributed to the types of food he was eating. Though staying within your allotted calorie allowance and eating junk food will still result in weight loss, eating...

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