Bodybuilders have traditionally eaten upwards of six meals per day consisting of chicken or fish, brown rice or sweet potatoes, and vegetables. This combination is supposed to help you build muscle while staying lean, but it’s boring and it’s flawed. Kiefer tells you why and what to eat instead.

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