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What makes you gain weight

What makes you gain weight? Weight gain DOs and DON’Ts

One of the most frequently asked questions by skinny guys is what makes you gain weight. The obvious answer is food, of course. Gaining weight, however, is a complex subject. It largely depends on the individual, their lifestyle, level of activity, metabolism etc. Gaining weight is as much about the food we eat as it is about how much and how often we consume it.
scrambled eggs with smoked salmon and avocado on rye bread recipe served on white plate

Scrambled eggs with smoked salmon and avocado on rye bread recipe

My version of scrambled eggs with smoked salmon and avocado on rye bread. It takes 5 minutes to cook and is packed full of nutrients and 33g of protein.
Horse meat and processed food - do you know what you eat?

Horse meat and processed food – do you know what you eat?

Unless you've been living under a stone for the past month or so, you must have heard about the horse meat scandal across Europe and the UK. It turns out that horse meat has been a regular ingredient of beef processed food products for some time.
Six dinner ideas for six pack abs

Six dinner ideas for six pack abs

Dinner is often the meal when we feel like rewarding ourselves. It could be because of a long and tiring day or due to not having much to eat during the day. That’s tolerable every now and then but not when it grows into a habit. Here are six dinner ideas for six pack abs to help you stay in shape.
What has motivated you the most to start working out and/or dieting?

What has motivated you the most to start working out and/or dieting?

I've been skinny my whole life, every year I try to work out, etc, but end up lacking motivation to continue. People think I don't eat but they don't know that I eat like a pig everyday (at least 2000 calories, which is a lot for me at least).
Pasta with tuna – easy muscle building food recipe

Pasta with tuna – easy muscle building food recipe

Muscle building food doesn't have to be bland. In this article, I am going to show you how to cook a delicious tasting and easy to prepare pasta with tuna recipe. It takes 15 minutes and you don’t need to be a professional chef to cook it.
Say NO to VAT on Sports Supplements

Say NO to VAT on Sports Supplements

It’s been a year since the introduction of 20% VAT on Sports Supplements in the UK which means paying 20% more for our favourite protein powders. Bulk Powders and other leading sports supplement companies have set up a campaign against this tax and need your help to raise awareness of this issue.
Micronutrients - the importance of vitamins and minerals

Micronutrients – the importance of vitamins and minerals

The winter-spring transition is when I suffer spring fever. It’s not an illness but “rather a phenomenon thought to be initiated by a change in the season.” In my case it means weariness, low energy levels and lack of drive. This year I will rely on micronutrients in the form of vitamins and minerals to fight spring fever.
Post-workout meal: Why, when and what to eat after a workout

Post-workout meal: Why, when and what to eat after a workout

A good workout demands a good post-workout meal. It’s one of the most important meals of the day for those who are working out hard to build muscles. Find out why, and when and what to eat after a hard workout session.
Food for muscles growth

Food for muscles growth

They do say that 80% of the muscles are made in the kitchen. It is a controversial belief and not everyone agrees with it. Regardless of whether 80% is the right proportion or not, for the result you’re after, you need to workout, recover and consume the right food for muscles.