Useful Nutrition Calculators

Calorie Calculator: http://www.freedieting.com/tools/calorie_calculator.htm Nutrient Calculator: http://www.freedieting.com/tools/nutrient_calculator.htm Carb Cycling: http://www.burnthefat.com/carb_cycling_for_fat_loss.html Food Calorie Chart: http://whatscookingamerica.net/NutritionalChart.htm  

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National Dietary Guidelines Finally Updated

WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2011 — US Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius announced the release of the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, the federal government’s evidence-based nutritional guidance to promote health, reduce the risk of chronic diseases, and reduce the prevalence of overweight and obesity through improved nutrition …

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A simple shopping list of healthy foods

Here are some ideas for simple, healthy foods that you can eat all the time: Boneless/skinless chicken breasts Eggs Salmon Low fat yogurt Whey protein Brown rice Sweet Potato Cottage cheese (reduced fat) Natural almond butter (reduced fat) Oatmeal Whole Wheat Bread AlmondsSpinach (Fresh or Frozen) Broccoli Red, Yellow and Green Peppers Tomatoes Cucumbers Onions All other vegetables you like…the more the …

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When to drink protein shakes and why

This one goes out to Ryan who asks, “Hey steve can you recommend a morning shake/ afternoon shake or dinner shake?” There are a few ideal times when you want to consume a protein shake: Immediately after a heavy workout (when you body is in an anabolic state) In times when you don’t have time to make/eat a healthy meal …

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The Healthiest Man Alive

by Steve Kim I caught this video of a guy who says he will live the life of “the healthiest man alive” for the year 2011.  Here’s an excerpt from cnn.com: Author A.J. Jacobs’ books include “The Know-it-All,” “My Life as an Experiment” and “The Year of Living Biblically.” For the last, he spent a year trying to follow every rule and …

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Fast Food Commercials and their Marketing Gimmicks

by Steve Kim You see those Dominos commercials?  The ones where they take a group of people and blindfold them and take them out to the tomato fields, just so they could show them the fresh tomatoes they use on their pizza? Big freaking deal!  How about showing up where the cheese comes from?  It comes from milk.. which comes …

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Worst Pizza You Could Possibly Eat

Worst Pizza Uno Chicago Grill’s Chicago Classic Deep Dish Pizza (individual size) 2,310 calories 165 g fat (54 g saturated) 4,920 mg sodium “Congratulations, Uno! You lose! Again! In all the years we’ve been putting this annual list together, this caloric calamity has never budged—it’s the worst pizza, year after year. There’s simply no competition for this crusty, cheesy nightmare. …

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Culligan Water

Want fresh/purified water at a fraction of the cost?  Ask me about Culligan water.  I only pay $25 a month and I have unlimited pure water flowing fresh from my sink! I have a great hookup named William that I can introduce you to.  I didn’t pay any setup/installation costs and there is NO CONTRACT to sign!  Good stuff.. I …

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Best way to prevent or fight off a cold/flu

If you ever feel the signs of a cold/flu coming in (coughing, stuff/runny nose, fatigue, etc), then try doing what I do: 1)  Make sure you are drinking plenty of fluids (I drink at least 1 gallon of water a day) 2) Also drink fruit & veggie combo juice 3) Take lots of Vitamin C (you can take 500mg capsules …

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Steve’s Daily Vitamin/Supplement List

Okay, so here goes my supplement schedule (with a little dieting info thrown in) Upon wakening: cup of water with milk thistle and half cup green juice (green juice comes from spinach, broccoli, cucumber, apple, banana, mango) pycnogenol chloroxygen coffee/fat burner

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NPC Introduces Men’s Physique Division

NPC Physique Division Judging Criteria According to the NPC, here’s how the Men’s Physique Division will be judged: Muscularity & Body Condition Judges will be looking for fit contestants who display proper shape and symmetry combined with muscularity and overall condition. This is not a bodybuilding contest so extreme muscularity should be marked down. Stage Presence & Personality Contestants will …

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Bodysport Fitness Center offers Coach’s Choice Scholarships

by Mel Fabros BODYSPORT FITNESS CENTER OFFERS COACH’S CHOICE SCHOLARSHIPS Reaching out to the athletically gifted in Las Vegas LAS VEGAS – Bodysport Fitness Center, located at the Las Vegas Sports Park, has established the Coach’s Choice Scholarship program. It’s a scholarship in Bodysport’s Student Athlete Program. It was designed and implemented to make athletes stronger, faster, more agile and …

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Jose Cuervo Christmas Cookies

1 cup of water 1 tsp baking soda 1 cup of sugar 1 tsp salt 1 cup or brown sugar 4 large eggs 1 cup nuts 2 cups of dried fruit 1 bottle Jose Cuervo Tequila INSTRUCTIONS:

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Tips on How to Build Huge Muscles Fast

So you want to build huge muscles? Simple isn’t it? Just join a gym and hit those weights regularly and viola, in a couple of months, you will gain so much muscle mass that you are ready to take on any bodybuilding contest. Is it really that simple to build huge muscles? Well, to gain muscle mass, there is much …

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Choosing The Right Supplements for Bodybuilding

Before wasting your money on a pile of bodybuilding supplements you really need to work out what you are hoping to achieve. Don’t lose sight of the fact that sound nutrition forms the footing of any muscle building program and no amount of supplementation with the latest and greatest products will make up for terrible eating habits. The bottom line …

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What to eat first, protein or carbs?

I’ve heard various arguments for when to eat protein and carbs (and in what order).  A chiropractor once told me it was best on your digestive system to eat protein first, followed by carbs and fats. I didn’t know what he meant at the time and it seemed a sucky way to eat (yes, I’ll have a sandwich.. let me …

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Quake by Scivation – Product Review

10pm Friday – About to do back and shoulders Took Quake 10.0 about 20 minutes ago.  My legs are shaking as I’m typing this and I’m feeling like a madman who must workout! So far so good.. will continue this after my workout tonight.. 11:30pm update – had a good workout, killed back.. did 30 min HIT cardio.. felt little …

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Amphetalean Extreme by Beast Labs: Product Review

While at the 2010 Olympia Expo, I came across this sample of “Amphetalean” by the folks over at Beast Labs.  The models were kind enough to drop 3-4 samples in my bag, thus allowing me a few days to try out this product.  Before this fat burner, I had used Red Line (in pill form) and had felt its energy …

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where fast food chicken comes from

you ever buy chicken fingers or patties and wonder where the meat comes from?  it sure didn’t look like that on the bird!  we’ll here you go.. check this out and see if you EVER eat this crap again! Say hello to mechanically separated chicken. It’s what all fast-food chicken is made from—things like chicken nuggets and patties. Also, the …

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