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Fat Loss

The best form of intensive cardio

High-intensity cardio is a valuable tool in stripping body fat and sled pushes provide the best way to keep you working hard, says Kassem Hanson Kassem Hanson is an elite contest prep coach, and trainer of IFBB pro Ben Pakulski. He is based in West Des Moines, Iowa. Iron Insights Keep it moving Whenever you do HIIT you need to push yourself as hard as possible for the duration of each set. Sleds are the perfect tool because you always have to go all-out to keep it moving, even when you’re tiring. Moderate problems There’s a huge difference between high-intensity…

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Fat Loss Hypertrophy Nutrition

How to eat to build muscle and burn fat

Phil Learney is a performance coach specialising in strength, conditioning and nutrition. He is based in London. Some bodybuilders still adhere to the Arnold school of thought by bulking up in the off-season then drastically cutting for competitions. But for many of you I imagine that trying to stay relatively lean all year round while still adding muscle mass is your priority. So how easy is to add muscle whilst still chipping away at fat stores? It can be done, but it requires a careful and considered manipulation of macronutrient intake to give your body what it needs, and when,…

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Fat Loss Nutrition

Get clever with carbs

Nate Miyaki is a fitness author, personal trainer and nutrition consultant, and the author of The Truth About Carbs: How to Eat Just the Right Amount of Carbs to Slash Fat, Look Great Naked & Live Lean Year-Round. He is based in San Francisco, California. There is so much noise around the issue of ideal carbohydrate intake for optimal performance that it can be hard to separate the fact from the fiction when trying to ascertain exactly how many carbs you need per day to be at your best. But the answer to this all-consuming question is actually quite simple.…

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