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How to Burn Body Fat with Animal Cuts

How to Burn Body Fat with Animal Cuts

This past year (2022) I got on the bodybuilding stage for the first time and ended up competing in three shows. One of my strong points in all three shows was my conditioning/leanness.

Top 5 Foods for Winter Massing

Top 5 Foods for Winter Massing

Winter is Coming! For most of us, that means time to size up. These are John Jewett’s top 5 bulking foods during a mass phase.

How To Lose Weight Without Doing Cardio

How To Lose Weight Without Doing Cardio

There is not an easy way around fat burning. What is even more problematic is for those that have busy lifestyles that don’t allow for as much gym time as others. We all can get frustrated when we are lowering food intake and exercising more but then weight loss seems to slow down.

Meals for Gaining Muscle

Post-Workout Meals for Gaining Muscle

While I can’t tell you when it was that I first heard it or who told me but there have been several times in my life that I have been told that it’s not entirely what you say that counts, but HOW you say it. I would certainly agree but I would also add that WHEN is just as important as how. Some would even go far as to say that timing is everything.

Creatine: Muscle Pumps, Brain Gains, and Pooping Your Pants

Creatine: Muscle Pumps, Brain Gains, and Pooping Your Pants

Creatine is such an old supplement it can get glazed over and forgotten about. Personally, I took creatine for the first time in 6th grade. The joke was “look at John’s biceps, it's only a big ball of creatine and water”. At the time it pissed me off like I wasn’t working hard and was cheating, but looking back now it’s pretty darn funny.

Pre-workout Routine for PR’s and Pumps

Pre-workout Routine for PR’s and Pumps

Having a successful workout doesn’t start when you get under the squat bar or pick up a dumbbell, it starts long before you even step foot into the gym.

Joint Health & Bodybuilding

Lifting heavy for years on end is going to put some wear and tear on your joints. There are no two ways about it. 

Making Gains for the Master Level Bodybuilder

Making Gains for the Masters Level Bodybuilder

There are ways to make gains and continue to progress in bodybuilding as you age. Albeit, you may need to make adjustments and work around ailments due to age but you can still do it. How? John Jewett throws some pointers here.

The Benefits of Beef: A Misunderstood Protein

The Benefits of Beef: A Misunderstood Protein

Andrew delves into why beef is not bad for you, and in several important ways, it is actually good for you, regarding the quantity and quality of macronutrients and micronutrients. 

Dieting on the Road

Dieting on the Road

One of the toughest things for a bodybuilder to do is travel.  John Jewett lets us in on some of the tips to get the job done.

If It Fits Your Micros

If It Fits Your Micros

You can probably tell me how many grams of carbs, fat, and protein you’re consuming. But what about your micronutrients? 

Beef Biltong with Evan Centopano

Why Choose Animal Beef Biltong?

Animal Beef Biltong is here, Ladies and Gentlemen and IFBB Pro Evan Centopani is here to explain to you exactly why you should pick up a bag or 10.