8.22.2016

Review: The Bodybuilding Cookbook by Jason Farley

A great resource for building mass. (4 stars)

Earlier this year the hubs got it into his head that he was going to start lifting weights. He tore apart our gaming/reading room and turned it into a pretty decent little home gym. He started taking a ton of supplements and he was doing really great until an injury sidelined him. But the one thing I was struggling with, as the primary meal maker in our family, was how awful his diet was. Instead of going for a clean eating approach where he focused on good nutrition and fuel for working out, he was eating the same thing over and over and cutting calories. What's a loving spouse to do? Find a better option!

Enter this book.

I was extremely impressed with the author's attention to detail and meticulous focus on providing the body with whole foods. Most of the recipes within were simple and rich in the building blocks needed for muscle building nutrition but also, making sure you have stamina. Sadly, the author used stock photos of the foods that, while beautiful and very appealing, were not the actual foods. I felt it was very deceptive in its visual presentation. There were also a lot of typos and some grammar issues that—while not a big issue—may be a bit annoying for some. It's also notable that the measurements are not in the US system but if you're a pretty confident cook you can easily adapt them with a conversion chart.

Overall, a great resource for folks focusing on building muscle mass through good nutritious (and delicious) foods rather than supplements.


Notes: Received this product for free in exchange for my honest and unbiased review.


The Bodybuilding Cookbook: 100 Delicious Recipes To Build Muscle, Burn Fat And Save Time
by Jason Farley
Cookbook, Wellness, Fitness
Digital/Print (144 pages)
The Easy Way to Bulk up and Burn Fat Fast!
If you want to learn how to create healthy, delicious and nutritious meals that are specially designed to build muscle, burn fat and save time, then THE BODYBUILDING COOKBOOK is your answer!
Every serious athlete knows that your nutrition is the most crucial part of building a lean, muscular and strong physique and can either make or break the results you see in the gym. However cooking can easily become a chore, especially when all you have to look forward to is the same bland, boring and tasteless meals that the fitness and bodybuilding community claim you have to eat to be successful...
We all know those meals...
Boiled chicken breast
Baked potatoes
Broccoli...
It takes the willpower of a saint to be able to live on these and this is why so many people fail!
With The Bodybuilding Cookbook, you'll never have to be frustrated with your diet again. You'll learn how to cook healthy, tasty, quick and easy meals that will build quality lean muscle mass, burn fat fast and won't cost you an arm and a leg!
And these recipes aren't just a slight upgrade to familiar bodybuilding meals like you'd find in most health and fitness cookbooks e.g. coating your already bland chicken with some equally bland salsa sauce. These recipes are so delicious your taste buds will believe you're in a 5 star restaurant!
The Bodybuilding Cookbook includes...
* 9 mouth-watering breakfast meals like my Brawny Breakfast Burrito, Banana and Almond Muscle Oatmeal, Power Protein Waffles and Turkey Muscle Omelette. They will kick-start your engine and ensure you start off the day as you mean to go on!
* 18 succulent and delicious chicken and poultry recipes like my Muscle Moroccan Chicken Casserole, Turkey Meatball Fiesta, Anabolic Ratatouille Chicken, Aesthetic Tomato and Olive Pan-Fried Chicken and Chicken Brawn Burger. Say bye bye to boiled bland chicken. These meals will ensure that your body has no choice but to burn fat and build muscle!
* 15 tasty and nutritious red meat and pork recipes like my Power Pork Fruit Tray, Brawny Beef Fajitas, Bulk-Up Lamb Curry & Peanut Stew, Anabolic Pork Soup and Oriental Beef Muscle Stir-Fry. These protein packed recipes will keep you anabolic, building muscle and shredding fat!
* 15 gourmet fish and seafood recipes like my Protein Packed Paella, Brawny Baked Haddock with Spinach and Pea Risotto, Workout Fish and Muscle Mackerel and Spicy Couscous!
* 10 healthy, delicious protein packed salads like my Sizzling Salmon Salad, Mediterranean Super Salad, Muscle Building Steak & Cheese Salad and more. Who said salads were boring!
* 13 tasty homemade protein shakes like my Chocolate Peanut Delight, Blackberry Brawn, Caribbean Crush, Cinnamon Surprise and my personal delicious Mass Gainer.
* And much, much more...


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