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The latest diets and downloadable meal plans which are quick and easy to prepare and designed to help you fuel your workouts and achieve your fitness goals. 

Protein rich foods - fact sheet

Protein rich foods

Anyone who is looking to gain weight, build muscles or just adopt a healthier lifestyle, would have come across the subject of protein rich foods. That is because protein is one of the major factors for muscle repair and growth. A diet consisting of protein rich foods, therefore, is the foundation of building a better healthier body.
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.
Avocado – the good fats

Avocado – the good fats

Avocado is a regular ingredient in healthy diets. It also features in the diets of professional athletes, fitness models and bodybuilders. It’s full of the nutrients and goodness the human body needs. The avocado is also rich in good fats.
Six snacks for six pack abs

Six snacks for six pack abs

Snacking is the Achilles’ heal of most diets. It doesn’t matter what kind of a diet you are on, you are likely to snack. Here is my list of six snacks for six pack abs that will provide your body with the nutrients and the energy it needs to function.
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.
Kinetica Sports - protein supplements review

Kinetica Sports – protein supplements review

Over the past few weeks Skinny Muscles’ HQ has been transformed into a protein tasting lab. Numerous brands have been sending me samples of their latest products to be reviewed on your favorite fitness blog (the latest one being Kinetica Sports). I have been trying and tasting a whole load of protein powders in order to select the ones worthy of a review.
muscle gain diet, healthy meal ideas

Muscle gain diet: meal ideas for skinny guys

Remember the saying that “muscles are made in the kitchen”? It actually refers to six pack abs but it’s true for other muscle groups too. If you want to build a fitness model’s body, following a good muscle gain diet is just as important as working out.
Eating tips for skinny guys who want to gain weight

Eating tips for skinny guys who want to gain weight

Ask anyone the simple question: How to gain weight? and I guarantee you that their answer will be just as simple: Eat more! It is stating the obvious, but you do need to eat more to gain more. Eating matters.
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.
Gain weight - diet basics for skinny guys

Gain Weight – diet basics for skinny guys

Eating the right foods at right intervals and following an appropriate diet, are the key factors to gain weight. Working out alone is not going to do the trick. You need to exercise your muscles to encourage them to grow, but you also need to provide them with the right nutrition and diet.