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    Diets & Nutrition for Muscle & Body Building

    No doubt most of you are aware that resistance training alone is only responsible for half of your results. The other half comes from a good bodybuilding diet that is complementary to your goals. 90% of most gym goers have got the wrong perceptions when it comes to bodybuilding nutrition and diets.

    Supplementation alone is NOT the answer! Building your body is no different from building a house and it’s vital that you create a strong foundation first, with a healthy diet that is specific to promoting muscle building. Supplements are certainly important but are ineffective without the basic muscle building nutrition that’s needed for the body to function properly.

    The team at WorkoutBOX have provided you with the best bodybuilder muscle diets around.

  • Activating Growth Hormones with Water


    By Travis Steffen on Tuesday, June 7, 2011 No comments

    I’ve given tips for weight loss. I’ve given tips for hardgainers trying to build muscle. But what about you folks in between? Here’s one for you:

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  • Are You a Hardgainer?


    By Travis Steffen on Monday, May 23, 2011 No comments

    We had a great question from the facebook group the other day regarding hardgainers. What is a hardgainer? Why do they find it so tough to make progress? Find out:

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  • Travis’s Breakfast Shake Recipe


    By Travis Steffen on Thursday, May 5, 2011 No comments

    After posting a picture on twitter of my breakfast shake last week I’ve been bombarded with emails on what I put in it. Well, here goes…

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  • Do You Need a Protein Supplement?


    By Travis Steffen on Sunday, April 17, 2011 No comments

    When you start working out, a number of the people you talk to will scream at you about protein supplements.

    So what’s the story? Do you need a protein supplement? Take a look below:

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    This is a pretty broad topic, and I’m sure that many of you will have more questions about this. Don’t worry, I’ll expand on this topic much more soon :)

  • After the Muscle Building Apocolypse


    By Travis Steffen on Wednesday, December 1, 2010 No comments

    So you’ve been through a muscle building program, you’ve seen a boost in your strength and an obvious muscle mass increase. However, you’re still not ripped like Brad Pitt from Troy.

    Why?

    What are you missing?

  • Whey Protein Powder for Bodybuilding Nutrition


    By Travis Steffen on Saturday, July 4, 2009 No comments

    shakeimagesWhey protein powder is the highest quality protein available and should be a staple of proper bodybuilding nutrition. Whey protein is a by-product of milk and considered the gold standard of protein with it’s rich source of branched chain amino acids (BCAAs). There are numerous benefits of whey protein including increased muscle growth and physical performance, weight management, healthy aging and improved wound healing. Fortunately it can be easily supplemented into a diet designed for muscle building.

  • Complete Protein and Muscle Building Nutrition


    By Travis Steffen on Wednesday, June 24, 2009 2 comments

    ibbmagesWhen it comes to muscle building, nutrition should be considered just as important as your muscle building workouts. Carbohydrates and fats play an important role in the muscle building diet but ensuring you consume adequate, high quality, complete protein needs extra attention.

    In order to consistently build muscle, your body needs to be in a state of positive nitrogen balance. Nitrogen is a chemical element found only in protein. Maintaining a positive nitrogen balance means that you are retaining more protein than you are using.