Are Quesadillas Healthy?

Quesadillas, which literally means, cheese tortilla is a very famous Mexican dish. However, only a few people know that the present-day quesadilla is much different from its original form! Before the 16th century, Quesadillas were only squash and pumpkin, wrapped in a tortilla (mostly corn tortilla). And today, almost every type of edible thing can … Read more

Are Strawberries Acidic? Are They Good For Health?

Do you know that ancient Romans used to use strawberries to treat all ailments, from a normal fever to alarming depression? Yes, it’s true! Even after hundreds of years, strawberries are used by more than 94% of American households so most probably, your house must be one of them and you might be wondering whether … Read more

Is Peanut Butter Acidic?

Most of us can’t imagine our lives without peanut butter as it makes up for super easy and energy-filled go-to snacks. The smooth, chunky texture and epitome of flavors make it a favorite of both adults and kids. However, some people complain that peanut butter causes burns on their chest and a sore sensation on … Read more

Wrist Problems and Forearm Stability – What You Should Know

Got wrist problems? Is bench pressing painful in the wrist area during the workout, and for days afterward? Are bicep and triceps training moves causing you cramps behind and above the hand and on the outer and inner wrist because your wrist connective joints are rather thin and stringy? Try doing priority barbell wrist curls, … Read more

Cut Up Diet – Protein Intake Plan

The same criteria remain for the “CUT UP” diet.  Only much smaller servings. Protein: Eat between .7-1.0 Grams/lb. of bodyweight per day. (e.g. if you weigh 200lbs. then consume between 140g-200g of protein) Carbohydrates: For energy and metabolism. Good ones are oats, rice, whole wheat bread, noodles, etc… eat between 1-1.5 grams/lb. of bodyweight per day. Be sure you … Read more

Get Big Diet – Eat More to Get More Mass

There are 4 main criteria for maintaining a healthy “GET BIG” diet. Sufficient amount of high-quality protein: I am sure you know this is the most important factor in building muscle. Muscle growth also leads to overall higher metabolism, which in turn burns fat!! The best way to get high-quality protein is through meat, fish, … Read more

The Power of Protein

Adequate protein intake is essential for building muscle, gaining weight and maintaining your physique. Eating quality protein with each of your 4-6 meals daily will ensure your physique will reach it’s potential.  Here are some guidelines on how much protein is optimal: For Muscle Building or Weight Gain: approximately 1-2 grams of protein per pound of … Read more

The Bench Press

For more than three decades, the lift commonly viewed as the test of strength has been the bench press. From its inception in competition, it has been the most popular lift in single lift competition, and often, when someone who has no idea what powerlifting or Olympic lifting is all about, will pose the question … Read more

Can I Get a Flat Stomach After a Hysterectomy?

If you wish to lose belly fat and get a flat abdominal area, you need to lose fat from your whole body. Abdominal exercises are good for the muscles of that area. However, they cannot get rid of your stored fat. Furthermore, if you have undergone a hysterectomy, you have a high chance of gaining … Read more