Posts Tagged 'Supplements'

Should I Use Protein Powder Supplements?

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Clients often ask me whether they should use protein powder supplements and if so, which one? As with all my answers, it usually “depends”.

Nearly every client I’ve ever had comes in with a pretty low protein intake. This can be rectified by adding a good 4-8 ounces of protein with your 3-5 meals per day depending on your current body weight. If that’s difficult to do, you hate most protein, you don’t consume meat/eggs, etc then protein powders are a ...

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Do I Need Supplements? Which Ones?

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Something that completes or enhances something else when added to it

Above is the definition of “supplement”. A supplement may be a product that enhances your diet.

Fitness models, athletes, movie stars, etc. who develop and maintain desirable physiques are successful because of their diet in its entirety not because the brand of protein they choose to supplement with. These people would generally be obtaining the bulk of their protein from sources like eggs, beef, chicken, fish, etc. They more than likely ...

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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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Dymatize ISO-100 is Protein of the Year!

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The votes are in and the ISO-100 Hydrolyzed Protein won the coveted Bodybuilding.com Protein Isolate of the Year Award for 2013. In the supplement industry this is about as prestigious as it gets.

I’ve used Dymatize Iso-100 in my post workout shakes for the past year or so. Whey protein is vital in replenishing muscles after a rough day in the gym and Hydrolyzed protein is top of the line as far as quality goes. Hydrolyzed protein is absorbed the quickest, ...

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Get Fooducated!

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My girlfriend somehow came across the app Fooducate in the Google Play Store. We both have Android, but I would assume this can be found on the Iphone as well. Please comment below and verify.

Fooducate is a free app that can be downloaded here for Android users.
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.fooducate.nutritionapp

This allows you to scan a barcode of any food item you want and they provide a A-F grade rating for that food. I’ve played with it the last couple ...

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What is CASEIN Protein?

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Nowadays there is a large variety of protein supplements to choose from. The two most popular types are whey and casein protein. At the end of the day your goal should be to reach the proper amount of macronutrients (protein, fats, and carbs) along with meeting your caloric goal for the day.

To take it one step further once you have that down is to possibly utilize a variety of proteins. They actually make blends along with varying qualities of whey ...

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Supplement Info Added, Now Selling

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I’ve added about 10 items to the STORE CATEGORY here on my blog. All of these supplements and fitness accessories I will be selling, in the future I may or may not add the pricing for each, right now I just wanted all the details and nutrition facts available easily available for everyone. Prices are posted in the studio or you can send me an email for a price list.

Not only am I providing some of the most affordable ...

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Blender bottles, workout gloves, thinkThin bars

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Just picked up a small order of some new products this week! Controlled Labs blender bottles, Valeo workout gloves (all sizes), thinkThin bars, and multivitamins from Optimum Nutrition.

I posted a few pics on Taylor Carpenter’s Personal Training Facebook page.

Read what Think Products have to say about their tasty thinkThin product line below…
10g Protein. 4g Fiber. Gluten Free. The Low Sugar Nut Bar. Perfectly made for the health nut in all of us, thinkThin Crunch delivers peanuts, almonds, ...

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Now carrying MAJOR brand low cost supplements!

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Since my website has gotten more visitors and I’ve developed a steady personal training clientele here in Charlotte NC (not to mention my recent publication in The Fitness Edge)… I’ve had many many people contact (harass) me about buying into their supplement line or signing up for the latest magic weight loss shake that has worked for hundreds of thousands of people…”You can quadruple your income, win a car, go on fancy vacations”. The whole cult like nature of ...

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