Beat the Urge to Binge After Your Workout

eating after workoutWhen you’re serious about bodybuilding, you’re working hard to stick to your workouts every day. But you can set your efforts back if you give in to that desire to pig out every time you finish. It’s difficult not to submit to this sensation because it isn’t just a short, passing symptom. If your workout is first thing in the morning, it can last all day long. You likely won’t be surprised to discover that research has found that this is a very common experience. Continue reading

Reduce Muscle Pain After Workouts with Watermelon

watermelon muscle pain remedyIf you find that your bodybuilding workouts are leaving your body sore and tender, then you might find that the secret to overcoming that problem is in something as simple as watermelon juice.

The results of a recently conducted study have now been published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. What it determined was that certain substances that occur naturally within watermelon can actually help to relieve the aches that bodybuilders and other athletes feel after they have finished exercising. Continue reading

Micro Workouts for a Busy Schedule

micro workouts tipsWhen it comes to getting your workouts in, it isn’t always a matter of determination. Even those of us who are the most dedicated to our routines have times when life takes over and we’re just too busy. Though you can’t use that as an excuse every day if you really want to keep up your form, every now and again, there are some ways to slip in a bit of a workout here and there, even when 24 hours just doesn’t seem like enough for each day. Continue reading