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REDUCE STRESS – INCREASE ENERGY – LOSE FAT, HERE’S HOW!

Have you ever wondered how you get fat? Check out the picture below to get a visual. This graph represents blood sugar fluctuations over a period of time affects fat gain and the related symptoms associated with high and low blood sugar. Blood sugar too high? • Insulin is released to bring glucose (blood sugar) down followed by the stress hormone (cortisol) to bring it back up. • When this becomes chronic, we become insulin resistant. Insulin resistance = fat...

Progression of your program is key to your fitness results!

Want results? The key is to continue 'shocking' your training program. Let us explain below: Progression is a must and the one thing that keeps our heads in the game when enduring on a physical transformation. If progression slows down or even freezes, it can create a lot of irritability. This is the last thing we want. Today we are going to discuss the top 5 ways to minimize plateauing Stick to A Program! – Every goal needs a blueprint....
  • July 21, 2018
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Commitment is the REAL Achievement

During the phase of adopting a new, healthy habit, we often start a fresh cycle every few days. Why? Today we discuss 'commitment'...   Realizations A prejudiced notion always lurks at the back of your mind. It screams loud that success is the only real end point to meet. However, somewhere down the line when you are actually trying hard, you will realize that slacking off a wee bit here and there is not a big deal. If you have...

Eating Right For Your Body Type

If you want to optimize body fat loss, you must first determine your body type, your caloric needs, and your macros. 3 Body Types with Macro recommendations 1- Mesomorph: Mesomorphs are your naturally compact, lean, muscular, wide-shouldered, medium height individuals. Example: Gymnast. They have a tolerance to moderate carb intake with a moderate metabolism. Typically they have an easier time putting on lean muscle compared to Ectos and Endos. Experts recommend starting with a macro ratio of 40% carb, 30%...
  • June 23, 2018
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VEGAN CHICKEN WINGS

HOW TO MAKE VEGAN CHICKEN WINGS

Vegan “Chicken” Wings (Vegan, dairy-free, gluten-free) Must have tools: Baking sheets Parchment paper Ingredients: 2 Cauliflower heads 1 C unsweetened almond milk (use Ripple milk for more protein!) 1 C water 1 1/2 C rice flour 4 tsp garlic powder 4 tsp onion powder 2 tsp cumin 2 tsp of paprika 1/2 tsp sea salt 1/2 tsp ground pepper Glaze: 2 tbsp earth balance buttery spread (any vegan brand ok) 1/2 C Buffalo style sauce (this is hot!) 1 1/2...
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