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June 15, 2016
If you’ve been looking to lose some weight or improve your health, then it’s likely that you’ve at least heard about the paleo diet. If you’re not familiar with it, this is a diet that gets you back to eating the way our ancestors did years ago, which means that your menu will consist of lean meats, fruits, vegetables, nuts, and seeds. Based on what we’ve seen and learned about “going paleo,” we happen to love this particular diet and think you should too! Why? The main reason we’re so pro-paleo is because it cuts out processed foods....
cooking at home,
June 20, 2015
There is no doubt that healthier foods often cost more money than some of the less-nutritious options at a supermarket. However, that doesn’t mean that you have to spend a fortune in order to give your body the nutrients it needs to excel. In fact, by adding just a few essential healthy food items to your shopping cart, you will be able to get the most out of your grocery budget. Here are some to consider: Lean meat. Although meat can be slightly higher in cost, the amount of protein that is supplies your body makes it the one...
January 07, 2015
When it comes to getting and staying in shape, how you do things is just as important as what it is you do. It’s kind of like baking a cake. While it is important to have all of the ingredients necessary, from flour to sugar to eggs, if you don’t put them in the right order, you’re going to end up with a sloppy, not-very-tasty mess. Well, the same is true when it comes to fitness success. So, first and foremost, you want to feed your body foods that help support an active lifestyle. This includes lean meats...
March 23, 2014
Many bodybuilders use BCAA’s (Branch chain amino acids) to improve their muscle strength as well as their performance. However, the question is generally when they should be taken for the greatest effect – before, during or after your workout? Before we answer that question, let’s delve into why BCAA’s are important. Why Use BCAA’s? BCAA refers to three amino acids in particular: valine, leucine, and Iso-leucine. These three together work to reduce your fatigue (by decreasing the serotonin production in your brain) while helping your body better use all of the other amino acids so that you experience gains...
February 28, 2014
When it comes to total body wellness, it is imperative that your body receive the necessary vitamins and minerals it needs to function. So what are the healthiest and most effective ways to get them into your body? Here are a few options: Take supplements. Perhaps the most widely suggested option of getting all the nutrients you need to allow your body to thrive, taking a vitamin and mineral enhanced pill is one of the easiest ways to get your recommended daily allowance (RDA) of the ingredients that will enhance your health. Choose options that contain 100% of...