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OVEREATING AND WHY IT HAPPENS

I just wanted to shed some light on a topic that can seem really trivial. I want to talk about overeating, a sensitive topic for a lot of people. I seem to see to sides of the spectrum to this issue, some people who constantly overeat know its…

DOES DRINKING ALCOHOL AFFECT YOUR ABILITY TO MAKE PROGRESS?

I want to talk about alcohol consumption, the pros and cons of drinking alcohol and some strategies on how to still be able to drink but not have it hinder our progress as little as possible! Any alcohol in ‘excessive’ amounts is going…

Protein Requirements + Analyzing Casein Protein

Without a doubt, one thing people constantly ask me about is protein. Basically anything to do with it, how much should I eat? What type is best? Should I use protein powder? The first thing I am going to cover is ‘how much’ protein you…
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Protein Powder & Its Place In Your Diet

Protein is essential to building and retaining lean muscle mass. Consistently getting in adequate amounts of protein each day is incredibly important for progress and overall health. Depending on your height, weight and goals, you are going…
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Should You Be Taking Probiotics?

The word “Probiotic” itself is translated to “beneficial for life” …..and man is that true! We get probiotics from any kind of fermented foods we eat, for example; greek yogurt, kefir, kimchi (fermented cabbage), sauerkraut, aged…
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Is Supplementing With Creatine Beneficial?!

Creatine can actually be found in some foods including meat, eggs and fish. It is a molecule that we produce in the body. It stores high-energy phosphates groups in the form of phosphocreatine. The phosphocreatine then releases energy to help…
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Does Sugar Actually Cause Obesity?!

Just want to make something clear about sugar in this post. A lot of people look at sugar as this terrible thing that will make you fat, lazy or hurt your performance. Well I’m here to tell you that sugar alone does not cause weight gain,…
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How To Figure Out If Your Trainer Is An IDIOT

If you’re a fitness professional, in a similar industry or have just been working with great coaches for a while, I am sure you have noticed some not so great coaches/trainers throughout the years. I have worked at 4 different sport and…