7 ‘Super-Foods’ with some of the most Powerful Natural Anti-Aging and Recovery nutrients.

Whatever your age you need to eat well. Especially after your mid 30s. But as a bodybuilder this is even more important due to the stress that your body endures in the gym. You should look at nutrients that can naturally promote more youthful hair, nails and skin as well as better recovery from training. …

How to Stop Drinking Sugar Packed Fizzy Drinks

You know, one of the hardest things when training is to avoid drinking sugar packed fizzy drinks. They just taste so good and they give you a quick buzz. To be honest, the ad slogan is almost 100% true, they almost do make the meal ‘complete’. When you’re training, much of the time, your diet …

ARNIE FAVOURITES: SHOULDERS

Arnold presses Isn’t it great to have a exercise that bears your name! Arnold presses are dumbbell shoulder presses with a small, vital twist. To perform them, hold a dumbbell in each hand at shoulder level with your palms facing you and your elbows near your sides (like top position of dumbbell curls). Your thumbs …

Burn Calories by Drinking Water!

All bodybuilders want to keep a low bodyfat level . But aerobics is boring and impacts the joints (especially if you’re pretty muscular already). One simple habit to have is drinking ice-cold water daily. It is essential in boosting your metabolic rate and it cools down the body. The body struggles to maintain its temperature …

Bodybuilders eat a lot (it’s key to build quality muscle). Pineapples help digestion

You eat a lot because you want to force your muscles to recover and grow. But to optimise your body’s use of that food to allow it to feed your muscle – you need to digest it properly. The pineapple is an excellent source of vitamins C & B1 and is a massively effective digestive …

Cut down on the Sugar – it drops your Testosterone!

We know it, but we ignore it. And in these times of sugar packed aisles in the supermarket, it’s very hard to stay strict. But the fact is that a diet high in sugar can lower your testosterone levels. As we all know, testosterone is key to muscle, strength and basically masculinity itself. The research …

Use Almonds as snacks

Snack on a handful of Almonds instead of choc etc. They are a rich source of Vitamin-E and helpful in reducing Cholesterol!

Use Protein to Reduce Blood Pressure

A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that when low fat dieters replaced as little as 10% of their daily dietary carb intake with protein, they reduced blood pressure and cholestorol. Your best bet is to swap approx. 60g of carbs with protein. Could be turkey, chicken, beef or a …