Marathon Runners Over 30: The Unheard of Advantages

By Curt Davies | January 2, 2015

When you’re over the age of 30, running marathons can bring many benefits that are often not the case when you’re younger. Whether you’re aware of the advantages or not, they do exist, and are exactly what I’m going to be going through in this article. Sit back, relax, and enjoy reading some of the…

What is the Paleo diet?

By Chelsea | January 2, 2015

Anytime you hear the word Cross Fit, you inevitably hear Paleo Diet, and vice versa. While most of us are familiar with what Cross Fit is, we may not completely understand what the Paleo Diet is all about and why so many people sing its praises. Paleo, short for Paleolithic, refers to a specific type…

How to Get Beach Body Ready in Three Easy Steps

By Andra Picincu | May 11, 2014

A clean diet and intense workouts are the key to a beach-ready body. Summer is around the corner, so don’t wait until the last moment to get in shape. Most people need at least six weeks to see optimal results. Depending on your fat to muscle ratio, you’ll need to do more cardio, lift heavier,…

Isopure Protein

By Nick | June 28, 2014

This article is reviewing the Isopure Low-Carb Dutch Chocolate Protein Powder, although it is reflective of all flavors in the Low-Carb line of Isopure products. The Protein Isopure is a high quality Isolate protein… it doesn’t get much cleaner. This isolate contains all of the essential amino acids and the nonessential amino acids, all while…

Macronutrients Under the Microscope

By Nick | June 14, 2014

Macros There are three essential nutrients that large amounts of energy come from – carbohydrates, protein, and fat. The body does depend on micronutrients (which are mostly vitamins and minerals) and water, but macronutrients are responsible for the major supply of energy… hence the prefix, macro. Energy absorbed from macronutrients are described in terms of calories, and…

PB2 Review

By Nick | March 2, 2014

 PB2 is merely peanut butter in powder form. PB2 comes in two flavors – chocolate peanut butter and regular peanut butter – and in various quantities; anywhere from 6 oz to 1lb. You can find Pb2 and other products from the Bell Plantation at their site. Goodness: Peanut butter without fat is something that the…

Analyzing Atkins

By Nick | February 23, 2014

Everyone jumped on the bandwagon of the Atkins Diet a few years back, and many trainers have worked tirelessly since to get them to jump back off. As in any diet, there are aspects that warrant fantastic results and some that are ignored because those results may do irreversible damage to your body. This article…

Calories: A Love-Hate Relationship

By Nick | January 22, 2014

This article is written to shed light on something people often overlook. Here I will define what a calorie is, the proper view on calorie counting, and general ideas on weight gain and weight loss. Calorie There is a misconception on what a calorie actually is. The common, ill-informed perspective is that caloric intake is…

Alcohol in Fitness

By Nick | December 29, 2013

The metabolism of alcohol on the body effects physiological functions of organs and disrupts processes by which the human body derives vitality. This article treads lightly over the possible effects alcohol can have on the body that are harmful to the development sought when trying to accomplish goals in fitness. As I am not a…

Skip the Raw Eggs- Protein Pancakes Have Arrived

By Nick | December 28, 2013

Sorry Rocky, but cooked breakfast sounds a little more appetizing than chugging raw salmonella. And, these protein pancakes have nearly the same amount of protein as an egg does; only, they’re a little more delicious. I am not a morning person, but these pancakes make me roll out of bed and waddle my way to…