The Single Best Arsenal To Eat Well Is To Sleep Well – Part 1

Why We Sleep By Matthew Walker is an incredible read, filled with insightful, practical and scary information that will force you to take a closer look at the quality of sleep you are or ARE NOT getting.  I can tell you that since I read his…

Part 2 – The One Missing Link To Your Wellness

 Part 2 - The One Missing Link To Your Wellness   In Part 1 we covered the negative effects that stress has on many of our critical functioning systems in the body.  In Part 2 we will cover a few  phases of exercise and what…
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All Things Recovery

I am going to cover a really important topic that benefits everyone, especially those who are constantly active. I am referring to ‘proper’ recovery, this includes stretching after your workout, drinking enough water, sleeping enough and…

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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How Fast Should You Be Losing Weight? What Might You Be Doing Wrong?

Today I will be talking about something I get asked about a lot, how fast should we be losing weight? There are two things wrong with this question, one is that you should not worry about how ‘fast’ you can lose weight. We obviously want…
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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…

Summer IMPACT Series #1- Make Your Bed

As we kick off our Summer Athletic Performance Programs we are implementing an IMPACT Series for all athletes and their families to reflect on.  Each week for the next 9 weeks we will deliver some nuggets of inspiration, motivation and…