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Surviving The Holidays Without The Bulk

Surviving The Holidays Without The Bulk

Post by Brandan Fokken

Holiday eating is one of those things that if not monitored can and will get the best of you, and potentially send you into a tailspin of an unhealthy eating pattern that may last for the days and even weeks to come. Here are some tips to ...

Is a Vegan Lifestyle Right For Me?

Is a Vegan Lifestyle Right For Me?

From grocery stores to restaurants, you may have noticed “vegan” is a trendy phrase seemingly popping up everywhere recently.

According to the International Food and Restaurant consulting group Baum + Whiteman, Googl...

Recovery: An Essential Part of the Growth Equation

Recovery: An Essential Part of the Growth Equation

Story by Mike O’Hearn
Written by Asha Belisle, CSCS, BPE, CEP

People always talk about how hard they go in the gym. They push so hard and so fast and it’s so intense. Don’t get me wrong - I love the warrior mentality. That’s how I’ve lived for the past four decades....

The Science Behind the Ketogenic Diet

The Science Behind the Ketogenic Diet

The ketogenic diet is a very low-carb, moderate-protein, and high-fat diet which puts the body into a state known as ketosis: a metabolic shift in which the body is burning fats rather than carbohydrates as its primary source of fuel. This is a pretty simple definition, but in order to fully u...

Cardio Around an Injury

Cardio Around an Injury

It happens to everyone at least once, if not several times. You train hard pushing your body to the limit, and those little aches/pains you felt after training persist. You know what I’m talking about. That tendinitis in your elbows, lower back pain, neck stiffness, kn...