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An Apple A Day Keeps The Fat Away

Apples have always been touted as a great pre workout snack. Consuming an apple within 30 minutes prior to working out is a great way to get some low-glycemic or slow-digesting carbs in. Due to the fact that apples are high in fructose the liver must convert the apple to glucose aiding in the slowing of digestion. Another key factor in apples digestibility is the high fiber content.

Apples provide additional benefits along side carbs and fiber. Studies done by the Nippon Sport Science University and the University of Arts and Sciences discovered that ables provide benefits similar to green tea by increasing strength and endurance, and decreasing body fat.

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Learn To Calculate Your BMR And Asses Your Daily Caloric Intake

What’s All This About BMR and Calories

By figuring out how much fuel your body needs to maintain its current weight will tell you how to gauge how many calories you need to either loose or build. Building muscle and losing fat are quite simple. Once you know how much energy your body needs you can then judge how much you either need to cut by creating a deficit or how much you need to add by creating a surplus.

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Setting The Building Blocks: An Overview Of Nutrition

Getting Started With Your Diet

Most people coming to this site are, for the most part, going to be new to weightlifting and all that applies to it. And some of you may already know a few of the ins and out but, your just looking for some more information. Either way I respect your quest for knowledge and I’m glad you came here to Barbell Academy.

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Build A Bigger, Badder Back

Who wouldn’t want a bad ass back. Sick lat width and nice meaty depth. Sexy lats create the sought after v taper all gym bros and gals search after. But how in the heck is it done. Seems like everyone has some tricks or tips up there sleeves. But compare bodybuilders of old to the guys today and the muscle just isn’t stacking up!

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