Tags : Carbs

Why you should be carb cycling and how to implement it

Carb cycling is a dieting technique that has gained significant popularity among bodybuilders and athletes due to its ability to optimize muscle growth, fat loss, and overall physical performance. By strategically manipulating carbohydrate intake, individuals can reap the benefits of this nutritional approach to achieve their fitness goals more effectively. In this article, we will […]Read More

Glycemic Index and Glycemic Load

When it comes to bodybuilding and nutrition, understanding both the glycemic index (GI) and glycemic load (GL) of various foods can provide some useful insights. While the glycemic index is a relative ranking of how different carbohydrates affect blood sugar, the glycemic load takes into account both the quality and quantity of carbohydrates consumed. The […]Read More

Know your hummus

Hummus, a delicious dip made from chickpeas, tahini and a blend of spices, is not only a tasty treat but also a great addition to any bodybuilder’s diet. One of the main reasons why hummus is great for bodybuilders is its high protein content. Protein is essential for building and repairing muscle tissue, and hummus […]Read More

Be the boss of your own metabolism

The rate at which your body burns calories is what we call “metabolism”. You will lose weight more quickly the faster your metabolism is. Some people gain weight more easily or struggle to lose weight because they have a slower metabolism. The good news is that by accelerating your metabolism, you can make your body […]Read More

Why every bodybuilder must own a glucometer

A glucometer is a small medical device that measures the concentration of glucose in your blood. Chances are you’ve seen someone in your family use it, because it’s a must-have for diabetics (and let’s face it, we all have a diabetic person in our extended family).     Why must enhanced bodybuilders use it? Firstly, […]Read More

Insulin sensivity and protocols

Pathophysiological alterations in glucose tolerance On average, a healthy adult human has about 90mg / dL of glucose in an 8-hour fasting state; the level of normality ranges from 70 to 110mg / dL, qualifying any measurement between 110 and 125mg / dL as pre-diabetes and from 126mg / dL onwards, as diabetes. Insulin is […]Read More