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Reverse Dieting – Staying In Shape

Reverse Dieting – Staying In Shape

As the spring competition season has ended and summer officially has begun, I hear many competitors wonder how to stay in or close to contest shape throughout the summer. No one wants to look good for just one day and then not be able to maintain it throughout the rest of “bathing suit” season. I am reminded of one of my favorite articles by Layne Norton. In the article he not only addresses how t ...[Read More]

Protein 101: Whey, Casein, Egg & Soy

Protein 101: Whey, Casein, Egg & Soy

Protein. You see it everywhere. Thumb through any health and fitness magazine and you will see numerous mentions, articles and ads for protein in some shape or form. Fitness and protein go hand in hand. Why, quite simply protein can help promote a healthy weight and help muscles recover post workout. But what exactly is protein, and when it comes to supplements, which type of protein is best? For ...[Read More]

LEAN MUSCLE – 4 GREAT RECIPES

LEAN MUSCLE – 4 GREAT RECIPES

There are a few things we all do on a daily basis. Breathing. Blinking. Beating as in the heart pounding. There is one more thing that we every day that does not begin with a “B” and that is EAT! We might not lift or train or do cardio daily but we do…EAT. Usually it is the same old same old. Chicken, rice and vegetables. Eggs and oatmeal. Beef and potatoes and who doesn’t love another serving of ...[Read More]

BCAA’s & Weight Loss

BCAA’s & Weight Loss

Ask any serious fitness/physique competitor what supplements they take and the answer is usually the same. Protein, glutamine and branched chain amino acids. Whether you are a bikini competitor, physique athlete, bodybuilder or train to be in awesome shape, the core supplement formula seems to be the same. For the purpose of this article, we will look into the benefits of taking BCAA’s, branched c ...[Read More]