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Protein Consumption Recommendations

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I had one of my clients ask me a great question about protein intake and why some of you may have some higher numbers to hit daily. While this doesn’t apply to everyone, it may provide some potentially useful information when clients get to that stage of their nutritional journey.   Without getting blood work […]

Be Scared, and Do It Anyway

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Growing up I was never one for being fit and healthy.  I ate what I wanted, and avoided exercising at all costs.  Give me a wine glass full of sugar for breakfast, and this girl was happy with her weird, classy self.  Ask me to join you on a run, and I will give you […]

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Which Came First, the Chicken or Epigenetics?

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Have you ever wondered why some people have certain abilities while you lack that ability and even envy them for having it such as running a mile in 4:01 or even sub 4 minutes while you were stuck only running in the high 4 minutes? No? Maybe that was only me. Those fast kids I […]

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Abs in 6 Weeks… Have You Lost Your Mind?

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In the world of fitness, it’s easy to get lost in the fast-paced world of 6-week abs programs or the horde of fitness models pushing some new products on various social media platforms. With what seems to be an increasing number of fitness fads and products, the question begins to arise: to what end?   […]


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I’ve always had a #passion for performance and competition. It was only after I realized that it was driving me instead of me directing my person that I was able to freely #choose when and where it shows up. Now competition looks completely different; there’s a kind of freedom from #anxiety about the outcome. . […]

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Caffeine: Care-free Consumption or Completely Consumed?

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Ever wonder about if caffeine intake is potentially harmful for your health? I mean, come on, there has to be a cost to those late nights and early mornings while grinding through life, right? “Effects of Caffeine on Human Health by Nawrot, et al. (, suggests that 6 mg per kilogram of body weight “is […]

Overhead Squat: Assessment or Training Tool?

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I have used the overhead squat as an assessment tool for a few years now and recently came across the FMS and their usage of it as well. Needless to say, it makes identifying basic overhead and squatting capacities readily apparent by exposing potential ankle limitations, poor spinal bracing strategies, a lack of shoulder mobility […]

Front Squat: Implications and Uses

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Hi guys, Sorry for the delay in posting. I’ve been getting settled in here at Georgia College & State University and the graduate Human Performance program.   After getting a ton of information from other 365 projects, I think that it may be my turn to share what I know with people  that may be […]

Recovery (Hydration)

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With comprising somewhere near 70% of our mass, water is crucial for the human body to function. Blood won’t flow as easily which causes the heart to work harder, skin loses its elasticity,  and nutrients not being able to get to the appropriate organs that they are needed at are just a few of the […]

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