How to use herbs in muscle building dishes

Every dish tastes better with fresh herbs and many of our recipes use them to keep things as far from bland as possible. When you find yourself reaching for the …

Tandoori Chicken, Curried Chickpea & Salad

Tandoori chicken high protein muscle recipe

Ingredients 4 x chicken breasts Tandoori paste 2 tablespoons low fat yogurt 1 x Lemon Garlic 1 x can chickpeas Indian spice mix (pinch of each) – garam masala, cumin, …

Ditch and switch – simple swaps for a leaner life

  The well-stocked larder is important but if you’re serious about living a leaner life then there are a number of simple swaps that you should re-train yourself to get …

Banana and oatmeal protein pancakes

Muscle building, protein packed pancakes

These bad boys are ideal for anyone bored of the usual breakfast and looking for an alternative muscle building start to the day Ingredients 1 x banana 1 cup oats …

Lean sausage and mash

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When you’re looking for a guilty treat but don’t want to mess up your muscle building regime, check out this recipe for a leaner, meaner sausage and mash. Substituting your …

Egg tomato and pesto bake

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These little bad boys make the perfect muscle building snack when you’re short on time but don’t want to compromise on your inner gastronomic artistic side. Serve with toasted rye …

Spicy Satay Chicken Skewers with Cucumber Salad

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Ingredients 4 x chicken breasts 2 chillies Clove garlic 3 x tbsps organic crunchy peanut butter Soy sauce 1inch piece ginger 3 limes 2 x handfuls fresh coriander 1 x …

Thai roast chicken with lemongrass and chilli

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Bored of the conventional sunday roast chicken? Spice up your life with this Thai-style twist on a british classic. Ingredients 1 x whole chicken 2 lemon grass stems, 6 spring …

Lean Greek Moussaka

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Our take on a Greek classic, this lean version utilizes the protein power of cottage cheese and egg whites to deliver maximum muscle potential without compromising on flavour Ingredients 3 …

Marmite, Mushroom and Parmesan Omelette

Muscle marmite recipe

Love it? Hate it? Here’s a recipe that will undoubtedly split the audience in 2. Marmite + mushrooms + parmesan = high protein, high flavour and a great start to …

Healthy snacks…on the go

We’ve all been there – it’s 3pm on a rainy Tuesday, the post lunch fatigue has kicked in and you’re in desperate need of a snack. What are your choices? …

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day…bla bla bla

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I have had this drilled into me since my first days of school where the breakfast club was a compulsory start to my day. Whether my childhood memories of a …

Sleep, a luxury we can’t afford to lose.

My previous article was around caffeine and its effects, one of caffeine’s sought after affects is its ability to keep you awake but what about when you want the opposite? …

Breaking the Cycle of Inflation.

So last time I spoke about bloating and discovered how and why we entice the bloat and included some tips on how to distinguish what it is that causes your …

Cycle of Inflation

I don’t know about you but every morning when I get up I naturally feel a lot less puffy but over the course of the day I appear to expand …

Lifestyle changes – not a resolution but an evolution.

  Making a lifestyle change is challenging, particularly when we want to transform many things at once. It’s time to think of it not as a resolution but as an …

Get your TATS out – Bodycrush Time

We give you Parker Hurley (great name, btw)

Summer Skin

  Summer is on its way and the annual endless supermarket promotions on their lotions and potions have begun to fill the aisles. ‘Special K’ adverts reminds us that we …

Body Crush – Nick Ayler

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  He’s a DJ, a model and an actor, but most importantly (for us at least), he’s got a VERY nice body. Inspiration for summer? Oh yes.

The Humble Alligator Pear

  After watching my friend meticulously pick the avocado out of a meal on the grounds that ‘it’s unhealthy’ I decided to investigate such crimes! I discover that in other …

Bodycrush of the Week – David Witts

You’ll know him from Eastenders or Wildboyz and he also features in the latest issue of Attitude Magazine… David Witts is a man who knows all about muscle building recipes; …

Dark Beauty Bites

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  This is a naughty little recipe taken from our book dedicated to making you look beautiful – Lean Beauty. Why on earth would chocolate make me look beautiful you …

5 Motivational Videos to Kickstart Your Week

Put aside the muscle building recipes for one moment and take some time to watch 5 motivational videos to kickstart your week, Lean Lunch Box style… . . . . …

Lean Chicken Laksa

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  When it’s cold outside I love nothing more than to curl up in a ball with a hot bowl of yummy food. The difficulty is trying to cook up …

5 Videos to Develop your Muscle Building Cookery Skills

  When you’re trying to gain lean muscle, finding some lean muscle building recipes is only part of the challenge; it’s also vitally important to develop your culinary skills in …

10 Ingredients Every Lean Kitchen Should Contain

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  Any guy who takes his nutrition seriously should take some time into fully kitting out his kitchen with some essential ingredients that form the backbone of many lean muscle …

10 Cookbooks to Transform Your Life

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  Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without the traditional deluge of celebrities trying to flog you their latest offering in the hope that you’ll buy a copy to fill a stocking …

Win a FREE copy of The Lean Lunchbox!

Lean Lunch Box Cookbook

  How Lean is Your Lunchbox? It’s Christmas and we’re feeling a little festive so what better way to spread a little joy than to give you guys the chance …

Cook Your Way to a Beautiful New Body

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After months of hard work, we’ve finally put together our new products that are designed to help you cook your way to a beautiful new body. Find out more…

Bodycrush of the Week – Leandro Penna

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  Dumped by Katie Price, loved by us! This week’s bodycrush is the lean, sculpted and ever so slightly beautiful Leandro Penna. What he’s doing on that bike is anyone’s …

Lean Hunter’s Chicken Stew

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  It’s been a little while since we last posted some new content and in that time the weather has gotten decidedly worse! This recipe for Hunter’s Chicken Stew is …

London’s Best Pig Out Breakfasts

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  As the old adage attests ‘Breakfast is the most important meal of the day’ – and what an accurate saying this is. If you’re serious about gaining lean muscle …

Moroccan Muscle Building Meatballs Recipe

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  There are few things in life more satisfying than a juicy meatball. Thankfully, if you’re trying to build lean muscle, the meatball is your friend. And I’m not talking about …

How to Reduce Your Body Fat Percentage

  After a few months of shedding the pounds of lard in my attempt to build lean muscle I found that there was one animal that served as the source …

Bodycrush – Will Grant

  This week’s bodycrush is relatively unknown in the UK but who are we to judge based on fame? It’s beauty that counts, and thankfully this week’s bodycrush has oodles …

How to Change Your Life – by Guest Author Will Pike

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  The business of change is booming. Never have personal development books, courses and workshops been so popular. Despite the economic downturn (or maybe because of it), more and more …

Muscle Building Beef Ragu Recipe

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When I was younger I used to love going to my Nan’s house as it would always stink of garlic, tomatoes, beef and vegetables – AKA Italian beef ragu. Here’s …

50 Ways to Live a Happier Gay Life #50-39

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  Yes, life can be a bit tough at times… The economy is doomed, we’re a planet that’s fatter than ever and Madonna is still on stage parading around with …

#Menspiration – SoBe Men’s Muscle Show

The SoBe men’s show took place in South Beach California this week and the male models on show were QUITE lean, muscly and beautiful. Here’s some #Menspiration for you to …

10 Reasons Why You Should Drink Tea to Build Muscle

It’s an old cliche but we Brits love a good cup of tea. Unfortunately, for many tea-drinkers around the country, a classic cuppa includes a few dollops of refined sugar …