For bodybuilders, winter brings bulking season. Learn how to aid your efforts with Maximuscle’s article on the best supplements for bulking up.
Chris Curtis, the Performance Nutritionist for the Rugby Football Union’s under 20’s England Women’s squad, explains what the pro’s do when it comes to tailoring nutrition to optimise physical performance on the pitch.
Read the Maximuscle guide to learn about essential preworkout nutrition supplements and what to eat before a workout to maximise performance.
Find out about the benefits of protein and how it can assist you in building muscle mass and help achieve your weight gain goals.
For some people, gaining weight in the form of muscle rather than fat can be a frustrating task. If you follow our top 8 tips, however, you'll pack on lean muscle and size far more easily and be well on your way to achieving your physique goals.
Muscle mass, as seen on magazine cover models is many people’s idea of the perfect body; a balance of muscularity, athleticism and a low body fat percentage. Many of these extra-lean models also weigh in at around 175 – 180lbs, making it a challenging but ultimately realistic goal for genetically average trainers and hardgainers to achieve.
Protein is considered by sports scientists as a key nutrient which can be consumed to help maintain and develop lean muscle. If you’re confused about how much protein you need, which type of protein is best, or even when you should eat it – our guide to protein will help you separate fact from protein fiction.
Have you been working hard to achieve your summer beach body? Don’t let yourself down during the hot summer months. Keep your healthy diet balanced throughout the holiday months with our beach body workout and diet tips. Get plenty of lean protein and make sure you use the wonderful weather to work out in the fresh air! Here are seven simple rules to keep your perfectly toned beach body looking great this summer:
When you're exercising to loose weight, consume protein to help develop your muscles. Find out why protein is important for you.
We've all been there: the day after that heavy weights session or important event, where you struggle to physically function. Whilst a lot of effort goes in to performing to your best, we tend to forget that our body has to perform every day.
Everyone who understands recovery knows that feeling of soreness, tired and strained muscles after a tough performance or sustained training.
Get the most out of your workouts and follow these simple nutritional strategies to optimise recovery.
Protein is essential for anyone who is training for increased strength and power. There are a few reasons why, and it's important to understand just how crucial protein intake is before you make any decisions over your nutrition.
Increasing your strength and power is a matter of feeding your muscle the high-quality protein and micronutrients they need to achieve peak performance
If training is the key then nutrition must be the lock. They both work together to help you achieve the greatest training adaptation.
What is clean eating? It is a relatively simple nutritional concept and it’s one that is gaining traction. It involves eating foods that are un-processed or minimally processed; foods that are as close to their natural form as possible. Ultimately, clean eating is a lifestyle choice.
We take a look at the digestion process; food's journey through the body and protein's journey to muscles..
Despite the marketing gimmicks for skin creams and anti-aging elixirs of youth, the best things you can do to look better start from the inside – better nutritional health is the key to feeling good about yourself.
Whether you want to lose weight, control your balance of nutrients or avoid certain foods altogether in order to hit your goals, there are a few simple strategies that can help everyone.