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Skip Breakfast: Store Fat

Skip Breakfast: Store Fat

The Squad August 21, 2012

You have plenty of reasons to skip breakfast: You’re sleep-deprived, you’re too busy to make something, eating first thing in the morning unsettles your stomach.  But regardless of your reason, if you skip it

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Healthy Recipe: Gluten-Free Chocolate Protein Muffins

Healthy Recipe: Gluten-Free Chocolate Protein Muffins

The Squad August 16, 2012

I’ve been obsessed with protein muffins lately.  I found this amazing recipe, so that maybe you can share my obsession.  Let us know what you think! Prep Time: 5 minutes Cooking Time: about 30-33

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Build An Award Winning Physique With This Protein

Build An Award Winning Physique With This Protein

The Squad August 7, 2012

Building an award winning physique is just as much about what you put into your body as it is what exercises you do.  Recently, I’ve been using Eat The Bear Grizzly Protein.  You can’t pack

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Build Muscle During Cardio With Leucine

Build Muscle During Cardio With Leucine

The Squad July 23, 2012

When doing cardio there’s a fine line between burning fat and burning muscle.  It’s tough finding the right amount of cardio to burn fat, but not doing such intense cardio that you also burn

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Which is More Important For Muscle Growth: Carbs vs Protein?

Which is More Important For Muscle Growth: Carbs vs Protein?

The Squad July 17, 2012

People ask me all the time what their diet should consist of in order to build muscle.  Most people seem to think it’s best to cut out carbs almost entirely and to eat huge amounts

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Cherry Juice Reduces Muscle Damage

Cherry Juice Reduces Muscle Damage

Eric October 11, 2011

A recent study done by a London South Bank University found that cherry juice accelerated recovery after intense strength exercise.  Subjects performed 10 sets of 10 knee extensions with heavy weight and found that

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Q&A: Foods for Gaining Muscle and Cardio While Bulking

Q&A: Foods for Gaining Muscle and Cardio While Bulking

Eric October 7, 2011

Q: I’m trying to put on weight to then turn into muscle.  Which foods do you think would be best for doing this?  Also, should I stick to more muscle training then cardio or

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Supplement Vitamin D to Strengthen Your Immune System

Supplement Vitamin D to Strengthen Your Immune System

Eric October 5, 2011

Everyone knows that Vitamin D is necessary for bone health, but many people don’t realize that it’s also important for a properly functioning immune system.  Vitamin D is what activates your T-cells and takes them from a dormant state

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My ‘Branch Warren Classic’ Contest Prep Diet

My ‘Branch Warren Classic’ Contest Prep Diet

Eric July 28, 2011

Recently, I did my first bodybuilding/physique show.  It was a great experience for me.  I learned more about posing, which will definitely help me in front of the camera; was able to focus more

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Q&A: Big Butts and Diet Sodas

Q&A: Big Butts and Diet Sodas

Eric April 14, 2011

Q: Any pointers on how to get my Glutes big and swole? – James New Orleans, LA A: There are a couple of different things you can do to get bigger glutes.  First, so

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