Eating the Right Breakfast to Gain Weight

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Question: I need to gain weight now that I’m in the off-season. I am not a big fan of breakfast and get bored eating the same thing all the time. How can I keep some variety in breakfast and get the protein I need? Answer: One of the “problems” people have with breakfast is that […]

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Should I Use a Weight Gain Supplement?

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Question: I am trying to gain weight and plan to order a weight gain supplement. Is there a particular one that is better? Should I just try to eat more? Answer: Weight gain supplements are fine as long as they are used supplement to your meals. Too often they are consumed in place of a […]

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What Should I Eat Before Working Out?

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Question: What should you eat before working out? I have tried everything and still end up feeling bad before I finish. Answer: The best answer is what should you not eat before working out. We have clients who have tried a variety of foods before training and concluded that no food within a couple of […]

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How to Stop Cramps with Proper Hydration

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Question: I and several of my teammates had to deal with cramps while we played Friday night. I drank water all through the week and used Gatorade game night but finally still had to pull out of the game. How can I avoid repeating this? Answer: Proper hydration during the week and “super hydration” Wednesday […]

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Are Testosterone Boosters Safe or Needed for Younger Bodybuilders?

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Question: Why would someone take a testosterone booster? I am 22 and several of my friends take them. Answer: At your age your body is already producing massive amounts of testosterone, more than enough for amazing muscle gains, as long as, intense training, healthy nutrition, rest and proper hydration occur. Adding a supplement to boost […]

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The Importance of Good Nutrition on Growing Bodies

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Question: I know sound nutrition is important for young growing bodies. How important? Is it something that makes a difference over a few days, a few weeks or even as the years progress? Should kids eat healthy every day or can they slip up and be a kid and enjoy some junk foods sometimes? Answer: […]

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Are Pre-Workout Drinks Harmful?

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Question: I recently saw a news article about pre-workout drinks which suggested that they could be unhealthy or even deadly. Are there any real benefits to using them or is it just hype also? Answer: Pre-workout drinks evolved from standard energy drinks. When people working out used those they experienced, from their own remarks, a […]

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Healthy Employees are More Productive

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Question: We were informed recently that our company in and effort to reduce health insurance costs would be doing health screenings and checking our BMI. What exactly is that and how does it represent good health? Answer: Your company has the right idea that healthy employees are more productive, less sick days for one thing, […]

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Fitting Workout Time into a Busy Schedule

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Question: I know I need to workout but I can’t find the time in my schedule. I am making a New Year’s Resolution to start exercising and be healthier. Are there quick 10 minute workouts that I can do in place of a regular forty to sixty minute workout? Answer: Yes there are some “quickie” […]

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Getting More Defined Arms and Shoulders

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Question: I want to be more defined in my arms and shoulders. What is the best way to do that without losing a lot of weight? I need to maintain my weight for football but I want to look better as well. Answer: Getting defined, or ripped, is predominantly a weight loss, body fat loss […]

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