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ATHLETE INSIDE- WEEK 1

WORK IT OUT: WHAT TO EXPECT This challenge is all about finding the athlete in all of us! No matter your age or fitness level, there is an athlete inside. If you are new to working out or just haven’t worked out in a while, focus on completing the workouts 4x a week. If you are advanced …

ATHLETE INSIDE- EXERCISE DESCRIPTIONS

Everything you need to know to maximize each exercise. Movement breakdowns, tips on proper form and insight into what your body should be feeling so you know you’re on the right track.  WEEK 1 EXERCISES: Body Weight Squat: Start: Feet wide outside shoulder width apart Action: Squat down until thighs are parallel with the ground, …

YOU DON’T EAT ENOUGH TO LOSE WEIGHT

YES, YOU READ THAT TITLE CORRECTLY.  If you have been on one diet after another in an effort to try to lose those last 5 or 10 pounds, or perhaps losing some weight only to gain all of it back plus some bonus, then it is highly likely that you have damaged your metabolism via …

5 PLANT PROTEINS YOU SHOULD BE EATING

Protein is primarily associated with animal products – eggs, meat, dairy, seafood – but it’s 2017 and we know that there are many more sources of protein out there that don’t come from animals, but that come from plants!  Often times when we think of plant-based proteins, we think of beans, lentils, quinoa, and nuts. …

WHY DO I NEED A MEAL REPLACEMENT?

Meal replacements are having a moment, but do you know what they really are? Why not just throw some protein powder in a smoothie and call it a meal? We asked our VP of Research & Development to break down what a meal replacement is and why it’s different.  Why should I use a meal …

HOW TO SHOP VEGAN

One of the most popular questions I hear about vegan cooking is “How do you afford to eat vegan?” I most always buy everything organic — at least whenever it’s possible for me to do so. This can get really expensive, however, here are a few tips to help save some money:   1. Coupons …

WHAT DIET IS BEST?

“I eat Paleo” “I’m low carb” “Fat makes you fat” “I am a clean- eater” If you ever venture out in the world for any meals you are bound to hear or overhear statements like these- but what do they mean?? With so many different diet options and trends, it’s no wonder people get confused …

WHAT IS “NATIVE WHEY”?

Our latest innovation, Designer Whey®? Native Whey Isolate, starts with the best whey to create a superior performance protein. If you haven’t heard of “native whey”, you may be wondering what it is and what all the hype is about- whey is whey, right? We’re breaking down why native whey is different and what that …

UNPROCESS YOUR DIET

  Why do we all continue to eat processed foods, even though we know they are unhealthy? A couple reasons. One being when you eat processed foods, you crave even MORE processed foods. And honestly, it’s engineered that way. They want you to buy more! There is NO reason to add sugar to a hamburger …

THE IMPORTANCE OF NUTRITION IN BODY MOVEMENT

Are you properly fueling your fitness? Optimal nutrition and hydration is paramount when it comes to exercise performance, and it goes way beyond your basic protein smoothie. Without adequate nutrients, the body isn’t able to perform at its best – this could mean less stamina and endurance, or even complications like dehydration and muscle wasting. While …

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