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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? 

Shawn Smith's Off-season “Bulking” Tips

Off-season “Bulking” Tips

You tryin' to get huge? Then you're going to have to put a plan in place for your off-season nutrition. You can't tiptoe around eating like a bird and expect to be some monster that people stare at. Doesn't work that way. No one knows this better than Shawn Smith. Go read his latest article.

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How To Properly Start a Prep

There is often a great deal of confusion surrounding how to approach the process of getting in shape. Whether you’re starting preparations for a contest or want to get yourself in shape, the most challenging part is simply getting started. An evolving approach is best. Just as you wouldn’t go from being single to completely changing your life by moving in with someone you don’t know, I think it’s foolish to make grandiose plans to commit to a diet that is a huge departure from what you currently follow. What if that diet is just not right for you? To go from a diet that you have been following for a significant period of time, regardless of how good or bad it may seem, to one that is radically different is usually a mistake.

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Flexible Dieting for Off-Season Meals

The off-season allows you to be a bit more flexible with your eating compared to pre-contest. This does not mean it's a free-for-all, but there are ways to incorporate variety to break up the monotony of a bodybuilding diet. John Jewett explains in his latest article how to properly execute a flexible dieting strategy.

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Nutrition Basics: Setting Up Macronutrients

John Jewett has always been a "thinking man's bodybuilder.” Every movement he performs and every morsel of food he puts in his mouth has a purpose and function. His knowledge is vast and his approach is intelligent. Listen in as he covers some of the nutrition basics that are the pillars of his plan.

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Understanding Macro and Micronutrients

When constructing a proper diet, you need to consider more than just caloric intake and protein, carbs, and fat. Nutrition also includes vitamins and minerals. Derek Lunsford explains his approach to nutrition in his newest article, “Understanding Macronutrients and Micronutrients.”

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Animal Meal: Key Ingredients

The idea behind Animal Meal is pretty simple. Animal and I created Animal Meal to be a highly digestible meal replacement powder with just a few natural, high quality ingredients. Animal Meal contains macronutrients (proteins, carbohydrates, fats) sourced from the following seven basic foods: beef, egg, peas, sweet potatoes, oats, cassava root (yuca), and olive oil. Animal Meal also provides a close approximation of what I deem as the ideal ratio of those macronutrients – 1:1:1. Working closely with Animal, I just wanted in create a meal replacement powder that could serve as a meal “replacement” for me and anyone interested in proper nutrition. I truly hope I’ve succeeded.

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Animal Meal Questions & Answers With Evan Centopani

Who would benefit from taking Animal Meal? Anyone looking for a balanced, extremely easy to digest, and high-quality source of macronutrients can benefit from the regular use of Animal Meal. You don’t have to be an elite athlete or bodybuilder like me to benefit from Animal Meal use either.