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10 Tips for Working out in the Morning

10 Tips for working out in the morning With the new year quickly approaching one of your new year's resolutions might be to start working out.  Not so fast, working out at 5pm in January will seem almost near impossible with all the new resolution goers.  Instead, try working out in the morning.  Here are… Continue reading 10 Tips for Working out in the Morning

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How To Survive Sitting At Your Desk

Working a 9-5 might pay the bills but what does it do on your overall health?  Sitting at a desk for 7-8 hours a day can have a serious impact on your mind, body, and soul.  On average most people sit for about 8 hours a day or more.  Sitting for prolonged periods of time… Continue reading How To Survive Sitting At Your Desk

Recipes

Sweat City Smoothie

Super Food, Super Fast Smoothie!  The ultimate way to jam pack as much nutrition as possible into one drink! Ingredients 1 Scoop of vanilla protein 1/4 cup of water (or milk/milk substitute if you prefer) 1/2 cup of frozen berries (we like blueberries and strawberries) 1/2 banana (can be frozen too!) 1 teaspoon flax seed 1… Continue reading Sweat City Smoothie

Bikini Competition

Sacrifices of a Bikini Competitor

I believe sacrifice brings growth.  In a bodybuilding prep, you'll surely be making a lot of sacrifices in life. Some of the sacrifices you make are obvious.  Spending time in the gym, not eating certain foods, etc... but it takes a heck of a lot more than just the obvious things you have to "give… Continue reading Sacrifices of a Bikini Competitor

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Ice Ice Baby: The Cold Truth About Icing

Icing an injury, we've all done it.  There are many opinions around icing muscles and injuries for recovery.  Icing to aid in the recovery of an injury is one thing, but using ice as the primary treatment for overuse injuries is another issue.  Can ice heal injuries? We see professional athletes icing all the time. … Continue reading Ice Ice Baby: The Cold Truth About Icing

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What’s Your Gut Got To Do With It?

What Is Gut Health? The term "gut health" seems to be popping up everywhere these days!  When we talk about gut health we are usually talking about the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, such as digestion and absorption of food, and the absence of GI illness. Scientifically though, gut health is still really unclear on what it… Continue reading What’s Your Gut Got To Do With It?

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Boost Your Metabolism Over 50

None of us can avoid aging!  Did you know that as we age we slowly decrease our metabolism making harder for us to stay at a healthy target weight range.  Despite what society might tell us, we still have a lot of control over our metabolism even after the age of 50. Here are some… Continue reading Boost Your Metabolism Over 50