Would you sacrifice it? The late nights, the parties, the drinking, and eat whatever? Or do you have the heart and desire of a bodybuilder? On those cold winter mornings running or when you don’t have an ounce of energy, when you can’t lift no more you squeeze that last rep. I can talk about [...]
You might have noticed Optimum Nutrition released Oats and Whey a couple of years back. If you are bodybuilding you will know importance of having oatmeal in your diet. Get that trusted blender, mix some protein with a cup of oatmeal, boom you are good to go! Oatmeal supply slow-burning complex carbohydrates and hunger-filling dietary fiber. There are a number of good reasons why you need to consume oatmeal and among the best ones are weight control, energy, and general health.
In a study carried out people who eat oatmeal regularly are less likely to become obese. The studies also show that kids who eat oatmeal are less likely to become overweight when they become adults by a whopping 50%.
Oatmeal contains soluble fibre that forms a layer within your digestive system. This means you will feel less hungry, and full longer which eventually helps you lose weight. Consuming oatmeal in your daily diet, is an excellent way to control bad cholesterol levels.
Before you hit the gym eat oatmeal an hour or so before your workout. Oats are an excellent source of carbohydrates that provide sustained energy throughout a workout. Oatmeal helps your body metabolize food better resulting in weight loss and provides the energy you need as a complex carbohydrate food type. If you’re not doing so already, start consuming oatmeal in your diet plan, you won’t be disappointed!
You always hear about what things to eat so I won’t do your head in even more! But in my on line journey today I came across a list some bodybuilding foods not to eat before bed time. We all know celery is good for you, but did you know you shouldn’t eat it before bed time? In the list there’s the usual crap high calorie foods such as Pizza which literally sink into your stomach and can’t wait to convert into fat!
Before bedtime good old fat free cottage cheese or casein protein is worth consuming. Slow supply of amino acids throughout the night keep your muscles in an anabolic, growth and recovery friendly state.
If you are eating crap foods such as regular take away’s and a high calorie diet swimming with saturated fats…..enjoy your 2-3 hour treadmill runs per day just to balance the weight! Eat clean, stay lean!