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The Advantages of Whey Protein Isolate

Send to Kindle Whey protein isolate contains a higher percentage of protein, and little or no lactose, carbohydrates, fats and cholesterol. Hence the “isolate” in the name. This form of whey protein supplement seeks to deliver optimal protein content for muscle development and recovery after physical activity. Whey protein is also available as whey concentrate and whey […]

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Workout Wednesday-Abs, Thighs & Butt

Send to Kindle It’s circuit time once again! This circuit focuses on there areas that many women identify as their “problem areas.” While I know it’s not possible to target “fat loss” in any specific area, it is possible to work these muscles and this is a great way to do it. Warm up with light […]

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Workout Wednesday- Foam Rolling

Send to Kindle I think I’ve shared this infographic before in a different post but it’s worth sharing on its own!  Foam Rolling is not technically a workout, but stretching/foam rolling are both important parts of a complete exercise program. Why should you foam roll? To sum it up, foam rolling is awesome and can benefit […]

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Workout Wednesday-“Ab Attack”

Send to Kindle Who doesn’t want great abs? Aside from being aesthetically pleasing, strong abdominal muscles help stabilize your torso. It’s estimated that 31 million Americans currently suffer from lower back pain. Your abdominal muscles play an important part in supporting your spine and stabilizing your back. Abdominal muscles are also important for proper posture. […]

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Workout Wednesday: 50/50 Circuit

Send to Kindle Happy Wednesday! Are you ready for a workout? This week, we’re trying a 50/50 circuit, a mixture of cardio and strength. The workout is broken into three different sets. Repeat each set three times. You can rest 1 minute between each completed set but try not to rest between exercises in each […]

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Natural Support for Exercise Recovery

Send to Kindle There’s nothing like the feeling you get after a hard workout – the feeling of accomplishment immediately after  and the feeling of sore muscles in the days following. Endorphins are responsible for the “euphoric” feeling often associated with exercise, and delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) is responsible for sore muscles days after […]

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Workout Wednesday-Legs

Send to Kindle First things first….I don’t like the name of this workout. I don’t like any workout that promises to “thin” a certain area or workouts that will “shed fat” from your stomach, thighs, etc. You can’t choose where you lose fat. Unfortunately, that’s not how it works. You can, however, work on toning […]

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Workout Wednesday-Core Challenge!

Send to Kindle If you’ve been paying attention to fitness trends at all you might have heard about core work or core exercises. The term core exercises has become almost synonymous with abdominal exercises but core muscles are more than just the abs. Core muscles can include the back and glutes as well. Having strong […]

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