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Amino Acids and Workout Efficiency

When it comes to your workout, eating the right foods and maintaining an adequate level of vitamins and amino acids in the body will provide the muscles with the nutrients they need to stay strong. BCAA supplements are popular as they include three essential amino acids, leucine, isoleucine, and valine. These three amino acids help to support your muscle growth, giving you the body you have always desired. Increase Stamina When you use amino acid supplements, you will find your body has increased stamina. This will allow you to workout longer. The way your body handles them has a big [...]

2017-04-20T23:06:17+00:00 December 29th, 2014|Categories: Athletic Performance|

Leave the Gym Behind

Stop going to the gym- Just leave the gym behind. You have my permission. If anyone questions you, tell them it was my idea. Whoa, whoa, whoa! Wait right there. I said you didn’t have to go to the gym. That doesn’t mean you don’t have to exercise. That’s crazy talk. You want to be healthy and happy, right? We're  looking to build endurance have muscle growth too right? Well you’re going to have to work at it. Thankfully, you can save time and money by ditching the gym. Workout at home instead. Use this free six week bodyweight training  and [...]

2017-04-20T23:06:17+00:00 December 22nd, 2014|Categories: Muscle Growth|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Eat to Grow

Stimulate your muscle growth and ramp up your fatloss simply by learning how to Eat to Grow. Consuming the right balance of healthy proteins, carbs and fats plus understanding how you should train for your body type, helps determine how your muscle fibers respond. Knowing your body type will also help decide what type of training you should be concentrating on.Below we will learn what foods work best and when we should eat them plus talk a bit about the type of training we need to be sure we're doing all we can to keep our muscles fueled! Nutrition really is key- it can [...]

9 Powerful Snacks for Muscle Recovery

We know that feeling sore after a workout gives us a sense that we "did something right" but it's a fact- that we need to recover and incorporating the right foods afterwards helps us recupe faster. After every work we need to replace our muscle's fuel we burn off to achieve all the benefits from the workout completed. This helps repair damaged muscle fibers and tissues plus replaces lost glycogen stores and rehydrates our body fluids and electrolytes. Make great choices from these 9 Powerful Snacks for Muscle Recovery   Nuts/peanut butter- contains a healthy dose of protein to promote muscle recovery, [...]

What is GLUTEN?

  Not feeling yourself lately-having a hard time remembering or just feeling foggy? Blaming your mood swings and irritability on being too tired? Has your tummy been upset and bloated? These are just a few symptoms that can be the beginning of developing a gluten intolerance. Has your athletic performance been suffering? Some basic everyday sysmptoms that might go un-noticed until more sysmptoms start piling on. So- What is Gluten? What are the symptoms- and how do you avoid foods that have it. Our article below is short and to the point and will help you get a better understanding of exactly what [...]

4 Secrets to Keeping Your Meal Plan Intact During the Holiday Season

Holidays are not exactly the ideal times to watch what you eat, or to go on a diet. They are days that are ideal for friends and families to come together and socialize, and a huge part of that socialization is eating and drinking. So, the idea is to be disciplined without coming off as a killjoy. Here are 4 Secrets to Keeping Your Meal Plan Intact During the Holiday Season Do not skip meals. While it might make sense to do so prior to going to a holiday party, skipping meals actually has the opposite effect. People who do not [...]

2017-04-20T23:06:17+00:00 December 5th, 2014|Categories: Weight Loss|Tags: , , , , |

Strength & Endurance Training- The Beginners Guide

Building both strength and endurance isn't always an easy feat. Over the last handful of years, workouts and fitness styles have been created to help anyone achieve this. But WHY should we be training in such a fashion? How do you put this type of training into action? Here in our Strength & Endurance Training- The Beginners Guide you will read about the benefits of incorporating strength and endurance training.   strength- the quality or state of being strong, mental power, force, vigor, moral power, firmness and courage en-dur-ance- the power to withstand pain or hardships; the ability or strength to continue [...]

8 Foods for Every Endurance Athlete

It's no mystery- endurance athletes need ENERGY! But what is the best fuel and how when should we be eating it? Here's 8 Foods for Every Endurance Athlete that are nutrient and energy filled to enhance every training session.   ~Oatmeal & Brown Rice- low glycemic and high in complex carbohydrates- they allow a slow release of energy to the body. ~Cherries & Berries -reduces muscle pain due to their anti-inflammatory properties, rich in phytonutrients and are a concentrated form of carbohydrates ~Bananas- reloads your body in potassium and vitamin B6, lowers blood sugar and regulates digestion. Bananas are low in fiber too-BONUS!!  This anti inflammatory [...]

5 Ways to Promote Muscle Recovery

5 Ways to Promote Muscle Recovery. It's no secret- we can't workout everyday and not overtrain our bodies. But adding in some post workout muscle recovery will help you become fitter,stronger and heal faster so you can stay loose and feel great day to day after training. *TIP 1- Feed your muscles PROTEIN right after a workout. Protein helps aid the rebuilding of muscle fibers  that are damaged or torn down du to exercise. Repairing these muscle fibers help you reduce muscle soreness and lead you to muscle building (what your looking for!!) so you can eventually lift more and lift heavier. [...]

Drink your Way to Weightloss

Drink your Way to Weightloss- try these easy make recipes to help cleanse your body of toxins and reduce symptoms to help prevent conditions before they start. It's a great feeling to get rid of fluff anf flab and to lose a few pounds along the way.   Lemon water- Helps boost your metabolism by increasing your metabolic rate- Try this recipe when you wake up each morning: 8 oz water + 2 t lemon juice + 1 t honey- mix- enjoy   Cinnamon- stabilizes your blood sugar, helps you feel satiated and reduces cravings. Cinnamon is also a natural [...]

2017-04-20T23:06:17+00:00 December 1st, 2014|Categories: Weight Loss|Tags: , , , , , , , , |