Each serving of CARNIVOR LEAM MEAL provides superior muscle building and performance whole-food nutrition supplying 40g Beef Protein Isolate and 40g Carbs from potatoes.
Nutrition is the key to building muscle, but what is the perfect meal to help build a lean, muscular physique? While many people might head straight to the kitchen to whip up a muscle-building culinary delight, CARNIVOR LEAN MEAL packs more muscle building nutrition than you could ever create in the kitchen.
CARNIVOR LEAN MEAL from MuscleMeds® is a muscle-building smorgasbord made from real whole-food ingredients, in an ultra-clean formula that features USDA-inspected beef protein isolate, white potatoes and sweet potatoes, to provide the highest quality protein and carbohydrate sources. Each serving of CARNIVOR LEAN MEAL packs 340 lean calories from 40 grams of beef protein isolate and 40 grams of healthy carbs from white potato and sweet potato. CARNIVOR LEAN MEAL is also free of fat, sugar, cholesterol, lactose and gluten, for the cleanest and leanest muscle-building meal you could consume.
CARNIVOR LEAN MEAL is a quick, delicious and nutritious meal replacement to fuel your body and help you build and maintain lean muscle. And incorporating CARNIVOR LEAN MEAL into your supplement regimen beats crafting a meal in the kitchen any day – you don’t have to clean up the mess or do the dishes.
The Muscle Building Power of CARNIVOR – Backed By Clinical Research
Beef is one of the best sources of protein. CARNIVOR LEAN MEAL uses clinically tested beef protein isolate to provide you with super-lean beef. Using advanced extraction, hydrolysis and isolation technologies, CARNIVOR’s Beef Protein Isolate (BPI) delivers the muscle building power of beef without fat or cholesterol. This super-lean beef protein isolate has greater amino acid levels than other protein sources including whey, soy, milk and egg. CARNIVOR BPI is even 350% more concentrated in anabolic amino acids than a prime sirloin steak!
The muscle building and strength increasing effects of CARNIVOR are backed by science. Clinical research shows that hard-training male athletes supplementing with CARNIVOR BPI gained an average of 7.7 pounds of muscle mass in just eight weeks, a 6.4% average increase in lean body mass, while a placebo group only increased lean body mass by 0.7 pounds from baseline. The study also revealed that athletes (male and female) who used CARNIVOR BPI increased their total combined bench press and deadlift one-rep max by 147.7 pounds, while the placebo group only increased total strength by 82.6 pounds from baseline.1 These impressive findings validate the muscle and strength building effects of CARNIVOR.
Creatine and BCAAs
Each serving of CARNIVOR supplies 20 times more creatine than whole-beef food sources to help saturate your muscles for explosive strength and growth. Creatine is an important nutrient and has many health and performance benefits including enhanced muscle building, muscle recovery, improved cell hydration and as an antioxidant.
Additional branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs) are added to the purified Beef Protein Isolate to further boost the anabolic muscle building action of CARNIVOR. Enhanced BCAA levels promote a positive nitrogen balance, increase protein synthesis, decrease catabolism, improve workout performance and reduce muscle fatigue.
High-Quality Carbs for Performance and Energy
Carbohydrates are a vital energy source to fuel high-energy performance. Carbs are your body’s preferred energy source, and are needed to fully replenish muscle glycogen stores during workouts. In the absence of carbs, your body can tap into protein and muscle tissue for fuel. So, sufficient carbs help spare protein and prevent catabolism. Nutrition experts who participated in a panel discussion published in the National Institutes of Health endorsed the concept of consuming a majority of daily calories in the form of high-quality, high-carbohydrate whole-food sources, such as potatoes, as a means of improving physical performance and recovery from exercise. These quality carb sources will supply the fuel for energy and replenish glycogen for optimum performance.2 This is why CARNIVOR LEAN MEAL provides 40 grams of quality carbohydrates from white potato and sweet potato.
CARNIVOR Lean Meal
• 40g Beef Protein Isolate
• 40g Carbs from White Potato and Sweet Potato
• Loaded With 2.5g of Creatine, Plus BCAAs
• Lactose Free, Sugar Free, Cholesterol Free, Gluten Free
• Only 1g Fat
• 340 Calories
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1. J Strength Cond Res. 2018 Aug;32(8):2233-2242. Muscle mass data based on male subjects. Weight and strength gains compared to baseline. Results based on consuming 46 grams of beef protein daily. Female subjects also experienced an increase in lean body mass.
2. Nutr Today. 2018 Jan; 53(1): 35-39. High-Quality Carbohydrates and Physical Performance. Expert Panel Report. Kanter M Ph.D.
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Ripped Leg Blast for Carved Thighs
Powerful and thick thighs require gut-busting exercises like squats and leg presses. However, once you have acquired adequate thigh mass and strength, you should consider adding some balance and sharpness to the muscle bellies in your thighs. Although tough to accomplish, leg extensions provide a great way to carve the separations between the muscle bellies, and to accentuate the “teardrop” shape of the four quadriceps muscles of the anterior thigh.
Active Muscles in Leg Extensions
The three vasti muscles comprise most of the anterior thigh.1 The vastus medialis covers the medial (inner) part of the femur bone (thigh bone). When it is well developed, it forms a teardrop-like shape over the medial side of the knee joint. The vastus lateralis muscle attaches to the lateral (outer) part of the femur bone. The vastus intermedius connects to the femur bone between the vastus lateralis and the vastus medialis muscles. The fibers of all three vasti muscles come together at the quadriceps tendon, which crosses the patella (kneecap) to attach to the tibia bone just below the knee.1
Together, the three vasti muscles extend the leg at the knee joint, although the vastus intermedius may be more fatigue resistant than the vastus lateralis.2 The vastus medialis oblique (VMO), which is a small part of the vastus medialis muscle, attaches to the medial part of the patella. It is thought to help the patella track properly during movement of the knee. Improper tracking can increase the likelihood for knee injury.
The vastus medialis and especially the VMO part of this muscle are primarily responsible for tibial rotation (rotation of the tibia bone of the lower leg on the femur) during knee extension. This rotation or “twist” has been shown to increase the activation of the VMO portion of the vastus lateralis even more than doing knee extensions with the hip adducted (thigh rotated so that the medial portion of the knee is facing mostly upwards).3 Dorsiflexion of the foot (moving the ankles so the toes are pointing towards your head) also increases the activation of the VMO by more than 20 percent.4 Likely this is because the dorsiflexor muscles stabilize the tibia during knee flexion and resist rotation of the tibia on the femur as the knee straightens.
The fourth muscle of the quadriceps group is the rectus femoris muscle. It attaches to the anterior part of the hip bone just above the hip joint.1 The largest bulk of the muscle fibers are located on the upper three-quarters of the thigh, whereas the largest belly of the vastus medialis and vastus lateralis are more inferior (i.e., closer to the knee). The distal end of the rectus femoris muscle becomes tendinous and it creates a deep valley between the lateral and medial vastus muscles as it approaches the knee.1 It assists the other quadriceps muscles by extending the leg at the knee joint, although it is less effective when the hip is flexed than if it is straight.
The three vastus muscles of the anterior thigh are strongly activated by single-leg knee extensions. The rectus femoris is not activated as strongly, but it does undergo some overload when the anterior thigh is under contractile effort, about halfway up to the top of each repetition.
1. You should always warm up your knees with some stationary cycling prior to getting into leg extensions. Furthermore, the resistance on your first set should be fairly light to allow the joint to fully warm up before you get to the heavier stuff.
2. Adjust the knee extension machine so that the pivot point of the lifting arm is directly adjacent to the center of the side of your knee joint.
3. Position the ankle roller/leg pad over the lower part of the leg (above the ankle joint).
4. Take about three seconds to slowly extend (straighten) both leg so that the weight is lifted upward from the stack.
5. Continue upwards until the tibia and the femur bones form a straight line and the knee angle is straight. Hold this for two seconds at the top.
6. Slowly lower the weight (about four seconds down) towards the starting position. Once the knee has reached 90 degrees, start the upwards extension phase again. Continue for 12-15 repetitions for the first set. Lower the number of repetitions but increase the resistance for subsequent sets.
7. On the next sets, lift the weight upwards until the knee joint becomes almost straight, but just slightly short of a total knee lockout. Be careful that you do not “jam” the knee joint into a fully locked out position, because this could cause knee cartilage damage5, especially with heavy weights. Hold the top position for a count of three before lowering the weight.
8. Lower the weight slowly (four to five seconds) towards the starting position where your knee is flexed to 90 degrees. Just before the weight stack contacts the remaining plates at the bottom, start lifting it upward for the next repetition.
The downward movement should be slower than the upward phase because you are resisting the pull of gravity. The slow lowering of the weight stretches the muscle under a resistance and this is a great stimulus to improve muscle shape and size.6
Make sure that you do not hold your breath during the lift upwards.7 Rather take a breath at the bottom (start) of the lift, and exhale as you extend the knees/legs. Take another breath at the top and slowly exhale as the weight is lowered. Take another breath at the bottom and repeat the sequence.
This is a mechanically simply exercise, but it really can be very challenging and blood depriving8,9, especially if you try to control the weight as it is moving up and down. However, if you are willing to work through some discomfort, you will be soon enjoying your new shape and slabs of carved thighs.
1. Moore K.L. Clinically Orientated Anatomy. Third Edition. Williams & Willkins, Baltimore, 1995; pp 373-500.
2. Watanabe K, Akima H. Neuromuscular activation of vastus intermedius muscle during fatiguing exercise. J Electromyogr Kinesiol 2010;20:661-666.
3. Stoutenberg M, Pluchino AP, Ma F et al. The impact of foot position on electromyographical activity of the superficial quadriceps muscles during leg extension. J Strength Cond Res 2005;19:931-938.
4. Coburn JW, Housh TJ, Cramer JT et al. Mechanomyographic and electromyographic responses of the vastus medialis muscle during isometric and concentric muscle actions. J Strength Cond Res 2005; 19:412-420.
5. Senter C, Hame SL. Biomechanical analysis of tibial torque and knee flexion angle: implications for understanding knee injury. Sports Med 2006;36:635-641.
6. Alway SE, Winchester PK, Davis ME et al. Regionalized adaptations and muscle fiber proliferation in stretch- induced enlargement. J Appl Physiol 1989;66:771-781.
7. Garber CE, Blissmer B, Deschenes MR et al. American College of Sports Medicine position stand. Quantity and quality of exercise for developing and maintaining cardiorespiratory, musculoskeletal, and neuromotor fitness in apparently healthy adults: guidance for prescribing exercise. Med Sci Sports Exerc 2011;43:1334-1359.
8. Denis R, Bringard A, Perrey S. Vastus lateralis oxygenation dynamics during maximal fatiguing concentric and eccentric isokinetic muscle actions. J Electromyogr Kinesiol 2011;21:276-282.
9. Ueda C, Kagaya A. Muscle reoxygenation difference between superficial and deep regions of the muscles during static knee extension. Adv Exp Med Biol 2010;662:329-334.
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