How Much Protein Do You Really Need?

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Protein : Protein breaks down into amino acids, the building blocks of your entire body. Protein is the most essential macronutrient for those who lead an active lifestyle because of the crucial role it plays in muscular growth (hypertrophy) and muscular repair. It’s essential … [Read more...]

What You Should REALLY Be Eating After Your Workout


I'm only several years behind the phenomenon of Pinterest, but as much as I refused to get sucked in and addicted....well, it finally happened. You should probably follow my boards--when it comes to all things healthy, I've got about 14 different boards ranging from Salads that … [Read more...]

Try out and Win a FREE Case of Manitoba Hemp Protein Powder!

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If you've ever followed anything of mine, you know I'm a protein fanatic. I believe that protein is the most important macro-nutrient we can put into our bodies and I'm never against trying new kinds! Just from previous posts I've written, you know I've tried probably thirty … [Read more...]

A Crap Load of Workout/Nutrition Tips + SFCW Tue. 9/9/14

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Between Facebook, Twitter, blogging, teaching, coaching, and just being at the gym lifting, I get asked a LOT of questions. This is my attempt to multi-task and answer SEVERAL while bringing you your conditioning workout for tomorrow as well. A warning--some of my tips … [Read more...]

What Kind of Protein Should I Buy PART TWO

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Amber shares some more information for those of you shopping for the perfect protein.  If you missed our first installment of What Kind of Protein Should I Buy, you can find it here. Last Summer, I dubbed myself the Protein Princess and it is a title I still proudly wear today. … [Read more...]