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Day 8 Protein Bar Breakdown

The No Cow Raspberry Truffle Bar The last day of the 8 Day Protein Bar Breakdown is here.  I will provide a recap on all the different protein bars and give my opinion on which I thought was the best, but FIRST…..here is the breakdown of the last protein bar: The No Cow Raspberry Truffle… Continue reading Day 8 Protein Bar Breakdown

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Day 7 Protein Bar Breakdown

Did you know that sets and reps differ depending on your fitness goal?  For instance, if you want to “lean out” or “tone,” then you want to use lighter weights for higher repetitions.  If you are looking to develop explosive power, then you will not benefit much from lifting light weights for higher repetitions.  Your muscle… Continue reading Day 7 Protein Bar Breakdown

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Day 6 Protein Bar Breakdown

Life can be pretty busy so I do not always get to watch much TV.  When I do, I have a couple “go-to” channels and the Food Network is one of them.  I enjoy watching chef’s create amazing meals from some of the most random ingredients.  No matter what show is on, I am glued… Continue reading Day 6 Protein Bar Breakdown

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Day 5 Protein Bar Breakdown

I know everyone has days where it is just harder to find the motivation to exercise.  Trust me, I have been there too.  But if you make yourself go for a run or get to the gym and do your workout, don’t you feel so much better after?  Exercise is known to increase endorphin’s and… Continue reading Day 5 Protein Bar Breakdown

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Day 4 Protein Bar Breakdown

We are half way through the 8 Day Protein Bar Breakdown and I have some questions for you? Do you know why you need protein? Why do you eat protein bars or drink protein shakes after a workout? What exactly does protein do for the body? Here is some information to help answer those questions. Protein… Continue reading Day 4 Protein Bar Breakdown

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Day 3 Protein Bar Breakdown

Do You “Let Loose” on the Weekend? Most of us work 40+ hours a week so when the weekend comes, we just want to relax and enjoy.  And I am ALL ABOUT relaxing and enjoyment!  However, if you are trying to lose weight or gain muscle mass, you don’t want to work really hard Monday through… Continue reading Day 3 Protein Bar Breakdown

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Day 2 Protein Bar Breakdown

I know sometimes working out can seem like “one other thing to add to your busy day” but it really is important to try to exercise at least 5 times a week.  Exercise is known to help reduce feelings of stress and anxiety, boost your mood, provide more energy during the day, prevent injury and… Continue reading Day 2 Protein Bar Breakdown

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Day 1 Protein Bar Breakdown

I just got back from the gym and had a great workout.  Today was my favorite workout day, LEG DAY!  I think from playing soccer all my life, you learn to depend on strong leg muscles.  I mean, your legs are needed for walking, going up stairs, squatting down to pick up something….they are very… Continue reading Day 1 Protein Bar Breakdown