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Meal Frequency Iron Paradise Fitness

Does Meal Frequency Matter For Fat Loss And Building Muscle?

Do More Meals Stoke The Metabolic Fire? Does Fewer Meals Lead To Muscle Loss? Here’s Why Meal Frequency Doesn’t Matter That Much

The notion that increased meal frequency boosts metabolism and stokes the metabolic fire has been around for a while. It’s part of fitness folklore. And no doubt, it’s been advice you’ve either followed, or been told is gospel.

And on face value, it seems pretty logical. Eating and digestion requires energy, which means a boost in metabolism. So if you do it more frequently, then your metabolism should sky-rocket. Couple that with keeping a lid on hunger, through increased snacking, and as long a you’re in a calorie deficit, progress should be faster.

The same goes for building and preserving muscle. Bodybuilders have been eating to the schedule of a new born baby, since the dawn of time. Cramming protein down their neck to avoid the dreaded muscle breakdown.

But what’s the truth? Does meal frequency really matter this much? Or is it all a little overblown and not worth thinking about?

Here’s what you’re going to discover in this article.

  • Why the old school view of meal frequency is dead.
  • When meal frequency NEVER matters and when it MIGHT matter.

You’ll also find an optimal, evidence-based, strategy for building muscle too. So if you like the sound of THAT, it’s time for you to scroll down.

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Lose Weight Over 40 Iron Paradise Fitness

The Best Way To Lose Weight Over 40

Is Losing Weight Harder As You Get Older? And What’s The Best Way To Lose Weight Over 40?

As you get older, things seem tougher than they used to. Waking up in the morning with more creaks, bangs, and pops than ever before. Joints aching after an over-zealous workout. And, of course, the eternal struggle to lose weight. But why is it so much harder to lose weight over 40? Is there something you need to adjust or tweak with your nutrition? Or is it simply the case that Mother Nature’s a bitch?

As I approach 40 myself (38 at the time of writing) I’m becoming increasingly aware that my body isn’t quite what it used to be. I’m not ready for the scrap heap yet, and I’m not sizing up my 6′ x 2′ wooden box, but I’m conscious of the need to adjust.

And you may well be in the same, slightly-battered boat. Maybe wondering why it’s so hard to lose weight over 40. So, in this article, you’ll get the answers you need.

Here’s what you’re going to find out over the next few minutes;

  • Why your metabolism is working against you and what you need to do about it.
  • How inactivity could be your worst enemy.
  • The role of hormones and how they make it more difficult to lose weight over 40.
  • The fundamentals of optimal training and nutrition for the over 40’s.

So if this sounds like what you need, put the pipe, slippers, and zimmer frame to one side. Because you’re not done yet. I’m going to show you there’s still plenty of life in the old dog. And hey, you might still be able to show these youngsters a thing or two.

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How To Track Your Workouts To Keep Getting Stronger

Here’s The Best Way To Track Your Workouts So You Can Keep Getting Stronger And Build More Muscle

When it comes to building muscle and sculpting a leaner, healthier, stronger body, you need to workout. But that’s not enough. You’ll need to get progressively stronger over time, as well. So knowing how to track your workouts is important. After all, if you don’t track anything, how will you ever know if you’re improving? So in this article, you’ll discover why and how to track your workouts in the best way possible.

“What gets measured gets managed.” Ever heard that before? A famous phrase from Peter Drucker.

And it’s a great philosophy to live by when it comes to health and fitness.

Tracking calories and step count might help you better manage energy balance.

Track your weight and other key measurements and you can objectively judge how much progress you’re making. They’re all very logical approaches, right?

But when it comes to tracking workouts, one of two things often happens.

Either you won’t track anything at all, and simply end up doing whatever you feel like on the day (which is usually endless bicep curls or glute kickbacks). Or you’ll disappear up your own ass with a fancy spreadsheet that takes longer to update, than the workout itself.

So what exactly is the best way to track your workouts? Let’s dive in to the Why, What, and How and get you the answers you need.

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How To Take Creatine Iron Paradise Fitness

How To Take Creatine To Build More Muscle

Here’s The Answers to 7 Of The Most Common Questions About How To Take Creatine For Improved Performance And To Build More Muscle, FAST.

Creatine is one of the most researched supplements in health and fitness. Despite that, unanswered questions fill your head, and you’re confused. Quite simply, you don’t really know how to take creatine in the first place. Trouble is, getting credible answers is not as easy you thought.

You see, the world of supplements is one full of deceit, lies, and charlatans. Worthless pills, powders, and potions are the fuel for the deep, dark heart of nutrition’s murky underbelly. And conflicting information floods social media and the internet. So much so, you’re not sure who’s giving good advice and who’s just trying to sell you something. Am I right?

But you’re in luck my friend. Choose to read on and you’ll discover the simple, no BS truth about how to take creatine.

Here’s exactly what you’re gonna find out:

  • What creatine is and how it works.
  • Whether or not loading creatine is essential.
  • How to take creatine for improved gym performance and to build more muscle.
  • If the benefits of creatine are compromised by caffeine consumption.
  • What happens when you miss taking creatine for a few days / weeks.
  • How to take creatine if you have to make weight (bit of a niche point).

So, if you want the answers to those questions (and a few more), it’s time to scroll down.

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Artificial Sweeteners iron paradise fitness

Are Artificial Sweeteners Worse Than Sugar?

Artificial Sweeteners Increase Cancer Risk, Cause You To Gain Weight, And Lead To Genital Disintegration: Has Mainstream Media Soured The Sugar-Free Truth?

Oh my sweet sugar-free Lord. The media are at it again. Perpetuating myths, lies and untruths about the health implications of artificial sweeteners. Believe everything you read and you’ll be forgiven for thinking a sip of diet soda is going to lead you to get fat, contract cancer, and lose your genitals. So, I might have made the last one up. But the level of scaremongering is almost to the same level.

So, your Google search of “Are Artificial Sweeteners Worse Than Sugar?” led you here. And of all the articles among the billions of search hits,  you’ve stumbled upon someone who’ll give the real truth, with the BS and boredom sifted out.

Over the course of the next 10 minutes (yes I timed it) you’re going to discover the information mainstream media hides from you.

So if you’ve got 10 minutes to spare, this is what you’re going to learn:

  • The artificial sweetener myths fuelled by lazy journalist with no grasp of research.
  • What the evidence-based view of artificial sweeteners is and why you shouldn’t be worried.
  • Practical advice about artificial sweeteners and how to incorporate them in your diet.

Let’s get started.

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descending pyramid training iron paradise fitness

Descending Pyramid Training For Accelerated Muscle Gain

What Is Descending Pyramid Training And How Can You Use It To Build More Muscle, Faster?

You’re reading this article because you want to build muscle, fast. After all, time is a wasting and you need to get on with the task in hand. And so ensues your frantic Google search for the latest and greatest training techniques to accelerate you to a leaner-stronger body. Luckily, you’ve ended up in the right place. Because I’m going to introduce you to descending pyramid training, the Iron Paradise Fitness way.

But let me be up front with you.

This isn’t the standard approach to descending pyramid training you might have been looking for. I want to open your eyes to something new.

And if you read on, this is what you’ll find out:

  • Why your current approach to training is limiting your progress.
  • What the Iron Paradise Fitness version of Descending Pyramid Training is.
  • How to implement a Descending Pyramid Training protocol into your training to accelerate muscle growth.

Does that sound like what you’re after? Cool. Let’s get started.

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Mini Cut Iron Paradise Fitness

Time Under Tension: The Secret For Building More Muscle?

Is Time Under Tension A key Ingredient Of Building Muscle? Or Should You Just Keep It Simple And Lift Heavy?

So you’ve found your way to this article because you’ve been hearing whisper of this thing called time under tension. The word around the power rack is that it’s the secret to building more of that precious muscle you crave. But you have your doubts. First of all, what the fuck is it? And second, is there any actual science and theory behind it, or are we in the realms of Bro-science 101 again?

Well, you’re in luck my friend. Because in this article you’ll get the short, sharp lowdown on everything you need to know about time under tension.

So let me tell you what you’re going to find out.

  • What time under tension actually is.
  • What the research says about time under tension.
  • Whether or not time under tension is worth including in your training.
  • How to practically apply proven and effective techniques into your training.

That’s exactly what you’re looking for, right?

So let’s do this my friend.

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4 Tips To Build Your Mind-Muscle Connection

The Mind-Muscle Connection Is Real Despite Sounding Like BS Bro-Science.

Let me guess. You’ve landed on this article because you’ve heard about the mind-muscle connection and you’re curious. Is this another case of bros in stringer vests with their nipples out, pontificating about nonsense, while sipping on their BCAA drinks?

Well, you might be surprised to hear, the mind-muscle connection is real. Not only that, it’s a crucial part of your training if you want to build a leaner, stronger physique.

But before you carry on reading, let me tell you what you’re going to find out.

  • What the mind-muscle connection really is.
  • What science actually says about its importance for building muscle.
  • 4 super simple ways to create a better mind-muscle connection for more muscle and strength.
  • The muscle groups you might find easier to connect with and those that might need more work.

That’s exactly what you’re looking for, right?

Of course I am. So let’s do this my friend.

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The Ultimate Guide To Sets And Reps For Building Muscle

The Ultimate Guide To Sets And Reps For For Anyone Wanting To Maximise Every Workout …

At some point in time you’ve pondered the question, ‘How Many Sets And Reps Should I Be Doing?” In fact, it’s hands down one of the more frequent questions I get asked. So it seemed an appropriate topic for an article.

Gym folklore would have you believe it’s 1-3 reps for strength, 8-10 reps for building muscle, and 12-15 reps for endurance. But is this all bro-science, or is there some truth to it? And what’s the bro-science law on sets?

After all, there’s some things the bros do get right. Albeit they wrap it up in a veil of chest-thumping hyperbole, which leaves you doubting if it’s more horse shit.

So is bodybuilding folklore backed up by research?

It’s time to dig into this one and find out…

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