Nutrient Timing…

From our good friends at Precision Nutrition. Is Nutrient Timing Dead? And does "when" you eat really matter? By Brian St. Pierre “Nutrient timing” sounds impressive. Science-y. The way sport and exercise people throw it around, you’d think it must be pretty important. But is it really? Does when you eat really matter? For health? For body composition? For performance? Let’s take a closer look and find out. Nutrient timing — simplified Nutrient timing simply means eating specific nutrients (such as protein or carbs)… in specific amounts… at specific times (such as before, during, or after exercise). Researchers … [Read more...]

Press, Protein & Peace

"The Overhead Press"

The Press, sometimes known as the Overhead Press, is a great exercise to develop strength in the upper body; in particular, the Front Delts (shoulders), & Triceps (back of the arm). In the video below, you will see exactly how to perform the press properly. When you address the bar, place your hands no more than shoulder width apart. As you go to walk under the bar, rotate your elbows in so that they are directly under your hands and also in front of your body. Place your feet shoulder width apart, brace your core, and lift the bar off the rack with your legs. Walk out of the rack, and place your feet slightly wider than shoulder … [Read more...]

SHAKES

Proper nutrition is very important in making, and seeing, progress in your health and fitness routine. As I've stated in the past, eating meals consisting of 'lean' proteins, veggies and 'good' fats is optimal in the digestion process. We suggest eating 4-6 meals a day. A great option for getting all of those meals in is a Shake! However, don't make the mistake of replacing too many of your real meals with shakes. Even though they are healthy, you still need veggies, fruit, and protein from whole food sources. To get you started on the path of making 'healthy' shakes at home, I've included a shake for the 'average' (190lb) male. … [Read more...]

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