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Tired of Being So Sore After Your Workouts?

Here are a few simple & effective tips to help you recover better and train harder. Hydration – DRINK THOSE FLUIDS!  This is a simple and important step for preventing DOMS (delayed onset muscle soreness). Hydration is one of the leading factors in how our body performs and recovers during physical activity.  When you exercise […]

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Are There Nutrient-Timing Rules?

There are definitely mechanisms in our bodies that help us process foods in certain ways around different times, but are there truly rules that you must follow to get you to your goal? The answer is yes and no…but I will give you the one thing that holds true in all of these diets when done […]

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Nickel and Diming Your Protein

I think we can all agree that all calories are not created equal. A thousand calories of your favorite donuts will not yield the same results as a thousand calories of salmon & rice. Under this same principle, the same goes for our food sources for our individual macros, and today, we want to specifically […]

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Pre-Workout Nutrition Hack

OH NO. WHERE DID ALL THE TIME GO??:  How many times have you lost complete track of the time and ended up having only 30 minutes to leave the office and get to the gym for a workout – but you haven’t even eaten yet?! We all hate going into the gym “hangry” or without […]

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Why I Take A Preworkout

Pre-workout supplements aren’t for everyone, but there are a variety of benefits behind these products. I’ve been a gym rat for almost as long as I can remember and have tried many different pre-workout supplements along the way. Some of these have given me tons of energy and others nowhere near enough. Some have given […]

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Muscle Recovery 101

Blood, sweat and tears.  That’s what we put in to achieve results, right? We push our bodies hard everyday in the gym looking for our limits as we take our fitness to the next level.  We wake before dawn to exercise before work and even sacrifice nights out with friends to achieve what we ultimately […]

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The Unspoken Journey

There are always days in your life or job that are far more rewarding than others. Think of a time when you were in such awe, that all you could do was cry in disbelief over how incredible something was that you experienced. That describes my first meeting with Robert Martin. Robert wanted to lose […]

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Challenge Yourself

I compare hard days in life much like a bad race in Cross Country. You’re hurting. You can’t breathe. People are passing you like you’re standing still and you don’t seem to have anymore energy to pick it up a notch and go with them. The finish line is still a few miles away and […]

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