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Deloading Weeks

Deload Weeks; Do You Need Them?

A deload week for those who do not know is where you decrease you’re your workload or even take a week off from lifting. Most of us gym heads don’t like the idea of taking a week off, so decreasing the workload for the deload week is ideal.

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Scale & Food

Weigh Your Food!

Weigh your food, know how much you are consuming, and it will help you learn portion sizes, as Americans we always over consume. Check out this week’s post on why weighing your food is important, even when you are not cutting or prepping.

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New Year, New Me

Stop That New Year New Me B.S.

When you set a big goal, it can become overwhelming very quickly once that “motivation” you have leaves. What makes goals into a reality is discipline, structure, and grit. When planning a goal, break it down into smaller obtainable goals (micro goals).

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Plant-Based Sausage

Review of Beyond Sausage® by Beyond Meat

Ever since Burger King brought into the restaurant the Impossible Whopper® (Impossible Meat) meat alternative products have become relevant. But how do they taste? Are the good for you? These are both very good questions. My mom bless her heart, when she goes grocery shopping and sees special on stuff she thinks I’ll like she will go ahead and get it for me. A couple weeks ago she got me the Beyond Sausage, so I thought I would give it a try.

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Natural ways to Detox your liver

Natural ways to Detox your liver

One of the key roles of the liver is to detoxify harmful or chemical substances from the body such as environmental chemicals, pesticides, drugs, alcohol and other toxins. The liver also has key roles in food breakdown, glucose storage, and metabolism.

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Keto Diet

The Keto Diet: Pro’s and Con’s

If you have paid any kind of attention you have heard the term keto and how it is a new age diet fix all. People seem to throw the word keto around as if it is come kind of magic potion or weight loss cure all. In reality, it is just a restricted diet plan. Like any kind of diet program or ever “fad”, there are usually pros and cons. The keto diet is no exception and I will give you the low down on this new, hip diet fad we call the keto diet.

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Liver Detox for Fat Loss?

Liver Detox for Fat Loss?

I think for many people just reading this title might sound a little silly, but you are going to have to trust me on this one. Liver Detoxification has multiple different benefits for the human body. Your liver is essential. It has over 500 imperative functions to help keep your body healthy. However, it’s role in our general well-being can easily be overlooked.

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Plant-Based Protein

Review of The Impossible Whopper®

The biggest thing to have hit the fast-casual market since the Popeye’s Chicken Sandwich craze has been The Impossible Whopper. As Americans continue to look at alternatives to animal meat, the fast-causal environment is looking to cash in as well. Vegans are one of the fastest growing sub-cultures in the U.S.

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Plant-Based Protein

Plant-Protein is for Carnivores Too

I was at the gym a few months ago, and one of the guys at the gym comes up to me and is asking me about Nirvana Life Nutrition’s PR Protein, so I begin to give him my usual elevator pitch on the benefits on Pr. Once I say “Its plant-based” he cuts me off, and tells me, that he his old school, still eats meat and does whey protein. I asked, “have you tried any plant-based proteins”, and he said he had not, when I asked why, he said “because I eat meat”.

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Fad Diets

Intermittent Fasting: The Pro’s & Con’s

Just another craze or fad in the diet/nutrition world is intermittent fasting. Intermittent fasting is when you fast longer than the average person. With anything in life that is a little more extreme than the status quo, there are usually pro’s and con’s associated with it.

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