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Maximize Nutrition and Athletic Performance with Protein

Protein is a powerhouse of a macro nutritions Helps to create muscles, organs, nails and hair Helps your cells to communicate Facilitates muscle contraction Transmission of nerve signals Protein makes up Immune molecules Blood cells Hormones, Enzymes and new protein cells Protein is made up of chains of amino acids …

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Hydration and Electrolytes 101 Part 1

Athlete Electrolyte and Hydration 101 (candid notes from the podcast.  Listen!!) INTRO Coach BK and Endurance Athlete / Nutritionist Rachel Shuck, chat about Electrolytes in a 101 kind of fashion.  What the runners and triathletes need to know to perform well, be healthy and be safe. BACKGROUND MAIN – What …

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Healthy Fats for Excellent Health and Better Running

Let’s start off this conversation with some facts: There are two types of nutrients.  Macronutrients and Micronutrients Macronutrients are fats, protein and carbs Regarding macronutrients, they are all needed in correct proportions to each other.  The optimal proportions for the individual are unique. Fat free diets are being shown to …

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What They Don’t Want Us to Know

processed sugar

In the words of Jim Gaffigan, “I think your sweet tooth owes your fat a$@ an apology.” But really, does it? Who or what is responsible for you being unhappy with the shape of your body? Here’s something to think about, maybe it’s not as much your fault as you …

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