Posts by Anthony

Gold Standard 100% Whey (Chocolate Malt Flavor)

As a true fan of Optimum Nutrition I have never been disappointed with any of their products, until now. I recently decided to try a new flavor (Chocolate Malt) of protein from their Gold Standard 100% Whey line and all I can say is that was a mistake. The product contains 24 grams of protein and is…

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100% Whey Gold Standard

When searching for a good post workout whey protein my recommendation would have to be Optimum Nutritions 100% whey gold standard. With only 1.5 grams of fat and 3 grams of carbs per serving gold standard is filled with 24 grams of protein! Optimum Nutrition also offers this protein in many different flavors including mocha…

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Walden Farms

Eating clean or relatively healthy is sometimes very difficult. Eating the same types of foods day in and day out can get old especially when your favorite foods go without any condiments to add flavor. I had recently run into this problem myself and it made my diet very difficult until I found Walden Farms…

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IronClaud’s journey to the stage (Interview)

This past week our featured athlete was Claudine Youkhana, but those of you who follow her on instagram know her as @Ironclaud. Claudine (aka IronClaud) is from Addison, Illinois, born and raised, and has always been very active person. She played soccer all through high school and after she graduated she started working at a gym…

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Whey vs Casein Protein

When walking into a supplement store some of you might become overwhelmed with all the different types of protein available. Protein is a building block in developing and maintain muscles, and so it is important to consume regularly. When searching for a supplement, it’s good to know what choices you have and what the differences…

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Chest Assault

This is a personal workout that I have completed many times. From my experience, it will absolutely destroy every muscle fiber in your chest. Every exercise will consist of drop and pyramids sets with the repetitions being until failure.  The weight I am giving in my examples is just the weight I use. Weight used…

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Drop Sets and Pyramids

A common mistake many weight trainers make is doing the same exercise, at the same weight, for the same amount of repetitions, each, and every time. The problem with this is that many weight trainers hit what is called a plateau (a point where gains have come to a screeching halt). By changing up your…

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Friends Don’t Let Friends Skip Leg Day

It’s crazy to think that the most important muscle in the body is the one that gets most often left behind! Most people tend to concentrate on muscles that stand out more than the others. Muscle groups such as chest, arms, or shoulders get near constant attention, while legs go untouched. The main muscle group…

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