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EP 7 – Whatssup? with Mike and Dan

September 18, 2015 by in category Podcast tagged as , , , ,

In episode 7, Mike and Dan discuss some of the most popular supplments that athletes need to help them recover and grow stronger in their workout routines. Check out this episode!

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BCAAs: Are They Worth It?

August 26, 2015 by in category Blog tagged as , , , , ,

BCAAs have become a popular supplement in the fitness community. In this article, I will describe the benefits of BCAAs and tell you if supplementing with them is recommended. First things first, what are BCAAs? “The three amino acids Leucine, Isoleucine, and Valine are referred to as Branched Chain Amino Acids (BCAAs) as they are […]

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CLA: Clearly Lacking Application

August 24, 2015 by in category Blog tagged as , , ,

I’ll be honest, I have a very minimalistic approach when taking supplements. The truth is that the supplement business is great at getting people to spend their money, but not always so great at getting the customer any results. One such supplement that I have perceived to be commonly attributed to helping with fat loss […]

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Diet Soda: Gain Killer or Calorie Saver? Pt 2

August 21, 2015 by in category Blog tagged as , , , , ,

In my first article, I mentioned how there truly is a strong stigma against diet sodas. I ventured to bust the strong preconceived notion that diet soda is fattening. Surely a drink that has 0 calories is not fattening, and a drink that has 77g of sugar can easily contribute to increase in fat if […]

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Go Fish: The Benefits of Fish Oil

August 19, 2015 by in category Blog tagged as , , , , , ,

There are two types of fatty acids that we should be concerned about. One type of fatty acid is omega-6. Omega-6 fatty acids are commonly found in red meats, eggs, vegetable, and others. The other type of fatty acid is omega-3. One of the cheapest and plentiful sources of omega-3 fatty acids is fish oil. […]

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Wheying in on Protein

July 27, 2015 by in category Blog tagged as , , ,

Most lifters emphatically praise the use of protein powder. As I we’ll discuss in his article, protein powder is a wonderful supplement that has great benefits and uses to it. However, my concern is with the misconception that protein is an absolute must. Protein powder is a cheap, convenient way to help reach your protein […]

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