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Choosing The Right Protein Powder

One of the most popular supplements in the bodybuilding world is protein. Even if you don’t “fitness” much you’ve probably heard how important protein can be in order to build muscle. Protein is made up of amino acids, which are the building blocks of muscle. It helps in the process of building, repairing and maintaining muscle. No matter what type …

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Understanding Scale Weight Fluctuations

There is nothing worse, and believe me when I say this, nothing worse then stepping on a scale and NOT seeing the weight that you wanted. Let’s be real, you probably skipped out partying with your friends, didn’t eat anything remotely tasty and you exercised your ass off. Then, the moment of truth comes, you step on the scale, ANNNND you …

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Grilling The Perfect Steak

Steak, It’s What’s For Dinner Living in Phoenix I can grill 12 months out of the year. I guess that’s one of the perks of not living in a snow covered city where grilling comes around 6 months out of the year. Instead of going to steak shop, which is usually a solid choice, I wanted to make the perfect steak on my …

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Muscle Building Mistakes

I’m often asked by many peeps on the interwebz how to put on some mass. I even have a couple of clients focused on adding size rather than cutting body fat. I’ve been in that position. I’ve been the 150 lb, soaking wet, skinny kid my whole life. I know what it’s like! Often times, whether right or wrong, I’ve felt …

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My Training Principlez

Let’s chat about getting jacked up. Like Christian Bale Batman jacked up, not Christian Bale Machinist jacked up. Both are legitimate versions of jacked up, just two completely different spectrums. More specifically, let’s chat about my training principals (that may help you get jacked up). My training “career” would probably flow in line with Brittany Spears singing “career.” It was …

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How Much Protein Should You Eat Daily?

Short and sweet topic today. I’ve heard this question a lot over the past couple of years. “How much protein can I eat at one meal?” There is a misconception that your body can only digest 30 grams at every meal and the left over is stored as fat. This is simply not true. Let me explain: How this myth started? When you …