We will call this girl Germany for the sake of my story-telling and her wanting to remain nameless 😉 – and because she’s from Germany- how cool! Sooo rewind 3 weeks ago, Germany and I decide that I’m going to prep. her for a Figure show, after her bikini show. A natural progression for a … More Carbs in Competition Prep.
So a while back I wrote a blog on ATP, our bodies fuel for energy (here), and today I want to blog about what supplement you can take to give it a boost! So, here’s a little re-cap on ATP, which is energy stored in our muscles, once we start to lift: ATP-PCr is the … More ATP & Creatine
What is Bulletproof Coffee? In a nutshell, what makes this coffee “bulletproof” is putting butter in your morning cup of joe. Yes, I just said butter. In a cup of coffee. Putting butter in coffee recently became trendy when Silicon Valley entrepreneur Dave Asprey coined the term Bulletproof Coffee® after a trip to Tibet where he … More Bulletproof Coffee = Butter In Your Coffee
So the dust has settled from Hannah’s Figure Competition; an off-season plus a 20 week prep. and the day was amongst us last Sunday. I don’t live in Maine (United States), so I streamed the show from my living room for the entire day, as if I was there. It was a LONG day! Hannah and … More We Did Alright! 🥇
DID YOU KNOW? Broccoli sprouts are 10x – 100x higher in some cancer fighting compounds than the actual mature vegetable! And, provide un-comparable anti-aging properties compared to ANY other food. It takes a bit of work and patience, but I feel like it was worth it and will continue this rinse and repeat habit for … More Grow Your Own Broccoli Sprouts
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In writing the Dietetic Technician, I asked if there was an easier to figure cooked versus raw weights. She forwarded me a pdf file that I can’t figure out how to put on this site. So, I have written it here. Fish – fillets and steaks, 10 ounces raw…
Here are my recommended supplements for the intermediate/advanced gym go-er or competitive athlete: Protein Powder There are three types of whey protein: concentrate, isolate and hydrolysate. Whey protein is derived from whey, a natural by-product of cheese making. Highly digestible. Ideally consumed before, during or after workouts. Concentrate: 50-90% protein, slower to digest. Great for … More Basic Supplements
So what is meal prep? Meal prep can mean different things to each person, so it is important you find a routine that works for you. Essentially, it should save you time in the kitchen and make it easier for you to eat healthier during the week. You may choose to prepare only breakfasts, dinners … More Everything Meal Prep
Do bodybuilders or the general population need to squat, bench and deadlift to get an aesthetic body? Absolutely not! CAVEAT: If you’re a Powerlifter, or someone who’s sport depends on you having to perform the big three, ignore this answer and move on to the next one. While the ‘Big Three’ – Squat, Bench, and … More Compound Lift Alternatives
REPOST BY PHYIQONOMICS Do you want to know why you’re not losing fat? Like, for real? You’re eating too much. Yup, Even when you think you aren’t. Even when you think you’re eating healthy, even when you’re exercising hard, even when you think you’re hardly eating, and yes, even despite reading this and getting pissed … More You’re Not losing Fat Because You’re Eating Too Damn Much. Even When You Don’t Think You Are. Let Me Show You.