|Topic Review (Newest First)|
|04-17-2020 02:48 PM|
|Aerielle Max||You should watch Game changers on Netflix, it is about visionary scientists and top athletes, a UFC fighter embarks on a quest to find the optimal diet for human performance and health.|
|03-16-2019 08:42 AM|
|THH||Interestingly, nobody in the whole "muscle building industry" talks about the fact, that muscles consist of 70% of water.|
|01-15-2019 08:00 AM|
When you understand how muscle is built, you will realize that animal products are not necessary, and they could actually have an adverse effect on your health. Muscle size only increases when two conditions are present:
First, you stimulate growth by consistently engaging in resistance training that exerts stress on muscle fibers, creating micro-tears in them.
Second, you need to eat enough calories to support muscle repair and growth, a small but vital proportion of which must consist of amino acids, the building blocks of protein. Amino acids help us recover from training, and they help damaged muscle tissues repair and grow.
|12-09-2018 02:28 AM|
|FredericLavender||I have been a vegetarian all my life, a veggie bodybuilder for 3 of those years and a vegan bodybuilder for 1 year. I have to say, I have built good quality lean muscle in those years of training by progressive overload. I continue to eat lots of carbs, proteins from beans, lentils etc and record all my workouts to ensure I am progressing rather than doing the same thing every week|
|11-21-2018 06:15 PM|
|KristinaVeggie||One thing I learned in the movie «Cowspiracy» is that all protein is actually coming from nature and plants to begin with. We all hear that “tuna and chicken are needed in order to gain muscles”, but that is simply not correct. Tuna and chicken do have a high density of proteins, but that protein has its source from nature.|
|11-19-2018 02:02 AM|
|HelenLondon||Uniform load and proper nutrition - the key to good muscles)|
|10-17-2018 09:44 AM|
We all know it is easy to get protein from plants <3 Does any one of you got any good recipe to share? Me personal have been using this book:
I have found it really helpful by giving me a variety of meals that are delicious and easy to make I also think there is some sale at the moment for the next few days.
|10-13-2018 01:01 PM|
I agree. Plants provide more than enough protein. And the sceince backs that claim.
|09-25-2018 11:22 AM|
|falconbrother||The absolute truth about building muscle is the repetition of your workouts. You can get your proteins eating vegan, vegetarian, etc.. No problem. But, like Arnold Schwarzenegger says, building muscle is all about the repetition. People just don't do a very good job of working out. They go too hard for a short period, then not enough over the long haul, or..not at all. When in doubt do a prison workout. That is, workout like an animal and like your life depends on it. When you feel lazy remember, your life depends on being big and strong..|
|08-06-2018 10:41 PM|
|echo||Whoa! That’s a LOT of bananas 😲 I work out intensely 4-6 days a week, ranging from 30min HIIT to 4+ hours of indurance. I probably don’t get enough calories (sometimes it’s just the logistics of getting to practice right after work) but I have been gaining muscle. I try to drink a protein smoothie after an intense workout but I prefer to get my nutrition from whole, fresh foods if possible so I’d love suggestions of non processed/bottled foods.|
|01-27-2018 10:21 AM|
How to Build Muscle on a Plant-Based Diet
A fantastic article on fitness by vegan bodybuilder Robert Cheeke!