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My Top 5 Supplements

I remember how crazy I thought it was that people actually take supplements like protein daily. Often multiple times a day. Now, I am firmly one of those guys. As with anything, once we understand it, it becomes less foreign and intimidating. Now, I know there are some purists out there who scoff at supplements […]

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Meal Prep: Setting Yourself Up For Success

I get it. Building a fit, healthy lifestyle can be overwhelming. Figuring out when and where to implement diet and exercise is tough reality check and unfortunately this is when most people stop. They’ve read the books,  conceptually understand the principals involved and get really inspired. Then what? The alarm still goes of at the […]

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The Tortoise Always Wins

Everyone has heard the story of the tortoise and the hare, the African folktale in which an overconfident rabbit is bested in a footrace by the consistent pace of a determined tortoise. The moral of the story is consistency wins the day and that the importance of determination and focus over raw ability should not […]

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Carb Cycling: Why You Need To Do It

Bodybuilders have know this trick for a while. To stay lean yet not lose any muscle, carb cycling is the optimal solution. Science is now backing it up saying not only is it an effective way to look great, but has quantifiable health and performance benefits as well. Carbs should be looked at as a […]

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Is Organic Really Better for You?

Nowadays we’re seeing organic everything. Even clothes come in organic options. Its cache to go organic. Maybe it nurtures that part in us that wants to make the world a better place. Or maybe it just gives us a slight sense of moral superiority. Either way, it’s time to dig a little deeper into what “Organic” […]

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Training Your Metabolic Flexibility

The human body is an infinitely complex machine, but like even a simple mechanical device it requires a few basic inputs to operate. In simplest terms, you can think of your body like an engine in which the process of internal combustion is replaced by cellular respiration to produce movement. Just like the engine in […]

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The SRX Ultimate Nutrition Guide

You can’t out train a bad diet, so we’ve created the Ultimate Nutrition Guide for you to fuel your bodies effectively. Here are some things to consider: The goal is to change body composition, increase lean muscle mass, and decrease visceral and subcutaneous fat. Fact: Muscle is denser then fat. Your body measurements and the […]

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Introduction To Carb Loading

Lately I’ve been getting questions from athletes and members about dieting and eating habits. They want to know what they should eat and when. Some of my athletes that are about to compete (CrossFit Competition) for the first time ask what their meal regimen should be before a competition. I have others ask me because […]

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Is All Bread Bad?

Is all bread really that bad for us? The question of whether someone should eat bread often surfaces when discussing carbohydrates in a diet. Humans have been consuming bread for over 6,000 years and have had an affinity for the stuff ever since the first person got the idea to mix ground up wheat flour […]

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