12 Weeks to Lean and Mean

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Exercising is something that’s been on my mind a lot lately. With a new baby in our lives, the postpartum anxiety hormones that came with childbirth (not to mention recovering from the childbirth injuries), and a fussy baby who has a consistent nap schedule and must be in bed by … [Read more...]

Importance of B Vitamins for Athletes

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You try every diet. You cut the carbs. You increase the protein, add more water, get more sleep, and then you realize, “Hey, maybe I’m just missing a couple vitamins? Could that be the real difference between dreaming of goals and creating realities? Do you assume that if your … [Read more...]

Can You Identify and Correct Your Nutritional Deficiencies?

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Minerals Continued: Are You Deficient? Odds are, something in your nutrition plan is off. You may think you're eating clean, wholesome, drinking plenty of water, and avoiding the "bad stuff," but more than 50% of our society is deficient in two or more vitamins and minerals. … [Read more...]

Alcohol and #Gainz: Can the two go hand-in-hand?

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Who doesn't love a cold beer or chilled white pinot grigio at the end of a long, hot summer's day? And when the leaves are changing during fall and the weather feels a little crisper, the ciders taste just a little sweeter, don't they? And in winter? Picture snow falling, you're … [Read more...]

A Quick Guide to Understanding Macronutrients

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Understanding Macronutrients: So what's a protein, a carb, and a fat? Macronutrients make up your daily calories. Macronutrients come from PROTEINS, CARBS, and FATS, and you need to eat all three to survive.  I recently wrote a post on Strongfigure.com about food and fat … [Read more...]