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Phil Heath 4 Time Mr. Olympia Winner Sample Workout and Tell All At Pumpd Nutrition in March 2015

 

 

Phil Heath graduated from University of Denver but not only with a degree but with four years of basketball but when he was done he decided not doing unconventional things. He didn’t want to join the corporate world nor did he want to just do what was “planned” for him. He decided to dedicate his time to hitting the iron and just growing huge amounts of muscle. I just a few years time the transformation from a basketball player to a professional iron slinger was born.

When you watched the video above many of you that I have interacted with have heard me say this before but Phil Heath nailed it, you must believe it before it happens. Phil Heath believed it before jumping on that stage in 2013 and he visualized it. Along with that powerful mindset and taking action daily with his eating and working out he accomplished and wrote history again by winning Mr. Olympia for the third time!

Well it is an honor and privilege to know announce Phil Heath will be coming to Pumpd Nutrition in March 2014. Stay tuned for date and times!!!

Some of his secrets as he progressed in his career he spent probably 30 minutes training for basketball but when you train there its for more explosive moves but with bodybuilding he is training specific muscle groups for 1 to 2 hours. So in a week he is training for roughly 20 hours a week over 6 days a week. Talk about #beastmode!

Phil Heath is more of business man which he does a lot of meetings, running his website and promotional events so there are days where even 4x Mr. Olympia himself will say how am I going to get this in. However, if he takes a day off how would that help him achieve his goals? He does mention that [click to continue…]

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You’ve been working hard in the gym, pushing up more weight each week, being sure to get in a proper pre- and post- workout shake, and giving your body the rest it needs to recover so it can build itself back up stronger than ever before.

But is there something else you could be doing to take your progress up one more level? After you’ve gotten the basics down and have a firm understanding of what you need to be doing in the gym, it’s time to look at some of the additional things that do help you push that little bit extra in the gym that take your results over the top.

One compound that can serve this purpose is nitrix oxide (vasodilator). What is nitric oxide and how does it help you? Let’s have a closer peek at all this supplement has to offer.

1 INCREASED RECOVERY RATES

If you find you’re putting in a great amount of effort in the gym, but you’re so fatigued the next day that it takes you a few days to recover, nitric oxide can help.

What this supplement does is help to support the amount of blood flow to the tissues by encouraging the smooth muscles in the body to relax, therefore allowing more oxygen delivery to get to the working muscles.

Since one of the primary factors in a speedy recovery is being sure that plenty of nutrients get to the muscle tissues after a hard workout, blood flow is really going to make a difference.

Note that you won’t notice as great of results if you are not taking in a proper post-workout shake and meal to follow, but as mentioned above, once you’ve got that taken care of, that’s when you’ll clearly see the impact that nitric oxide has on you.

When you recover faster between sessions, this means more frequent weight training workouts, which typically translates to better results. Remember though that more frequent weight lifting workouts without full recovery translates to poor results and over training, indicating just how important recovery is. If you hope to workout often, you better look after this issue.

2 REDUCED FATIGUE LEVELS DURING HIGHER REP PROTOCOLS

Another thing that nitric oxide is going to assist you with is fatigue. If you’re finding that as you’re going about your workout session, fatigue is a limiting factor in your workout, this is a supplement that can help.

As you perform your weight lifting exercises, the body rapidly begins to run out of oxygen. When it does, you’ll start to get lactic acid build-up forming in the muscle tissue, which then generates quite a high level of fatigue.

Often, this fatigue is felt as a burning sensation and causes you to cease exercise. If you’re attempting a higher rep protocol – into the 8-12 rep range – this build up of fatigue can be extremely limiting on your progress. So if you can get more oxygen to the tissues, thereby reducing the amount of lactic acid build-up and correspondingly the amount of fatigue, you will dramatically reduce this issue.

3 ENHANCED ENDURANCE PERFORMANCE

If you’re an endurance athlete training for a distance event, nitric oxide can also benefit you. Often this supplement is thought to be more of a strength athlete aid, but believing so would be a mistake. Since endurance performance also heavily depends on the amount of oxygen getting to the muscle tissues, blood flow delivering oxygen will help you work longer without tiring out.

Those who are training for endurance and will be racing at an altitude much higher than they are used to will want to strongly consider supplementing with nitric oxide. At higher altitudes reduced ability to take in oxygen is particularly noticeable. By using the supplement you will help to offset this so it feels more like your usual training conditions. [click to continue…]

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DOMS and Treatment Reviewed and No Not Dominic Torreto From Fast Five Full Movie

 

Ok now that we have given you a pump for those car enthusiasts or those that just love the Fast and Furious franchise like myself just got our daily fix I may actually order that movie later on Apple TV.

Now off to business….

DOMS stands for delayed onset muscle soreness which before learning about it I just thought I was old but lets dive into this phenomenon of muscle pain.

doms-funnyThe muscle soreness or muscle stiffness that doesn’t happen the same day but usually like a day later but for me most of the time its the second and third day where it’s at its worst.

Now if you have been working out for a while you probably don’t feel it as much as someone just starting a new exercise routine.

However, I change up my workout routines pretty frequently and that is when I do feel it because your body just got tricked and this is where you make growth, gains and progress so keep that in mind keep it changing as I discussed in this post.

Delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) describes a phenomenon of muscle pain, muscle soreness or muscle stiffness that occurs in the day or two after exercise.

This muscle soreness is most frequently felt when you begin a new exercise program, change your exercise routine, or dramatically increase the duration or intensity of your exercise routine. [click to continue…]

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BPI Sports is introducting a new thermogenic weight-loss supplement, Roxy.

Roxy is BPI’s new, advanced fat-burner, and seems to be an upgraded formulation of it’s older version Roxy Lean.

What’s Inside Roxy?

Roxy provides a proprietary blend of several different ingredients: caffeine, boerhaavia extract, ginger extract, lycopene, and yohimbine hcl.

Caffeine is a ubiquitous weight-loss ingredient found in several competing fat burners and is used to optimize weight loss and provide additional energy.

Boerhaavia extract is commonly used as an anti-inflammatory. Consequently, anti-inflammatories are often included in weight-loss supplements in an effort to combat weight gain, one of the body’s responses that are intricately related to inflammation.  [1]

 

Ginger is another ingredient that is used to aid inflammation. Also, a pilot study found that ginger consumption enhanced thermogenesis and also curbed hunger feelings, further validating this ingredient as a weight-loss bpi-roxy-ingredientsproponent. [2] [click to continue…]

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You HAVE to watch this video… comment or share this will lighten someones day!

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How Much Water Should I Drink?

Q: How much water should I drink each day? I hear all kinds of answers, including 1 ounce of water for every pound of body weight, and six to eight 8-ounce glasses. Which is right?

A: Water is a vital part of any diet and exercise program — not to mention life in general — because it aids every aspect of bodily function. Water is a huge component of muscle and is important for energy production, so if you want to make the most of your workout, make sure you’re well hydrated.

There is no real one-size-fits-all approach to water consumption. As a general rule of thumb, men should consume 128 ounces of water daily, and women should consume 88 ounces, but this doesn’t mean you need to drink this amount of water every day. Other beverages, as well as the moisture content of foods, also count toward your water intake. The following factors affect how much water you should consume: [click to continue…]

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Ready, Set, Row!

Looking for a cardio workout that will drip the fat off and that will also change it up from the boring treadmill or elliptical? Rowing is an all-over body workout because it’s cardio that utilizes your back, core and arms, says Claudia. “[Rowing is] obviously excellent for cardio and you use, in order, your legs […] See More →

Caveman Diet For the Modern Man Explained

So what makes this diet so popular? Well the title really says it all. The Caveman Diet or Paleo Diet as most refer to it by, is based on food the caveman ate back in the Paleolithic Age. The whole concept of this diet is to eat healthier by consuming the food that our bodies […] See More →

Almond Milk For Fitness Demystified

We all know good old fashioned milk can do us all the world of good but did you know? There is another type of milk actually much more beneficial in terms or properties? It may be a bit harder to find in the supermarket but well worth looking for a variety of great reasons. It […] See More →

What Happens to Your Body The Hour After Drinking a Coke?

10 teaspoons of SUGAR hit your system. This is 100 percent of your recommended daily intake, and the only reason you don’t VOMIT as a result of the overwhelming sweetness is because phosphoric acid cuts the flavor. Your blood sugar spikes, and your liver responds to the resulting insulin burst by turning massive amounts of […] See More →

Best Heart Rate to Burn Fat

Knowing the best heart rate to burn fat is crucial when you do cardio to get rid of some extra weight. Usually we tend to imagine that the more cardio, the more fat we burn. But is it always true? The answer may surprise you as it surprised me when I found out. I think it is […] See More →

Reasons to Use Apple Cider Vinegar Every Day

Apple cider vinegar is our new obsession in the Pumpd fit family. I recently began taking apple cider vinegar shots (1 tablespoon) a few times a day for a quick and effective energy burst. However, I've since discovered several other useful ways to incorporate apple cider vinegar (which I will refer to as ACV in […] See More →