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2014 Bodybuilding.com Supplement of the Year Winners

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I thought this may interest some of you. Last night the winners of the 2014 Bodybuilding.com supplement of the year awards were announced during the Mr. Olympia competition in Las Vegas. Many of you ask about which supplements are the best to take and what better to reference than the largest award show of the year for the industry? Below is a list of the winners.

Supplement of the Year – Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard 100% Whey
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Omron Body Fat Monitor Back At Studio

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I’ve replaced the Omron Body Fat Monitor at Taylor Carpenter’s Personal Training Studio in Ballantyne. This is a relatively inexpensive tool that you could use yourself to track the progress in your muscle gain and fat loss goals. Over the next couple of weeks I’ll be running through everyone and getting some updates. If at any point you’re just curious and would like to use it, just ask before your session and I’ll be sure to have it setup for ...

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REVIEW: Eat Like A Caveman! (Paleo Diet)

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I was checking out a popular fitness blog and came across her take on the Paleo diet. I’m a firm believer in eating a variety of foods, calculating your calories/macronutrients and limiting your cheats…the emphasis being on eating the appropriate cals/macros. That method has always worked for me (and quite frankly, is common sense) so with the unlimited amount of diets that come out, I typically don’t concern myself with too many.

This Paleo diet has become increasingly popular and its ...

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REVIEW: Vitacost Whey Protein Complex Chocolate

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This is reviewing Vitacost.com’s generic brand of protein Vitacost Whey Protein Complex w/ BCAA’s Chocolate flavor. Yesterday I positively reviewed Dymatize Elite XT Protein and this is the product I took before that.

Before Vitacost, I would get my Protein from costco which was manufactured by the creators of Muscle Milk. Over the course of 2 years, the 6lb bag at Costco had risen from $27.99 to $48.99 for the same EXACT product! Whey in general has gone up ...

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REVIEW: Dymatize Elite XT Protein

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This is the protein supplement I am currently using and I’m very happy with it! I’ve only tried Rich Vanilla and Rich Chocolate as I’m not the type to experiment with those odd protein flavorings(blueberry, cake mix, ice cream, cherry, strawberry, etc..). Originally when I first started using whey protein I went with Optimum Nutritions 100% Gold Standard which is indisputably one of the top protein brands on the market. Over the past few years the price of whey has ...

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