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Side-Affect Of Overtraining

Keeping in mind that I work with a lot of people who push themselves both at the office and in the gym, I wanted to help raise awareness of shingles. It is a condition that I was not that familiar with and it is something that we apparently do to ourselves. I am told that…

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Recession & Your Health

With everything that is going on in the world right now, many people are affected by companies going out of business and being scared by the press to cut back on their extra spending. Many people use their extra income to improve their health. Some people have cut back on how frequently they use a…

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GoldenTrainer’s Lazy Lingo

I have come to realize most people are not honest with me, which means they are not honest with themselves. What is sometimes said, is not what I am hearing when I look into someone’s eyes. GoldenTrainer’s Lazy Lingo: What is said: “My metabolism has gotten slower as I have gotten older” – What is…

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Doing What I Do For The Right Reasons

I do what I do for the gratification of helping people improve their lifestyle. I went to Iowa State University and received my Bachelor of Science Degree in 2002 in Exercise & Sport Science. I went through the certification process for ISSA and became certified in 2002, I became a Specialist in Performance Nutrition through…

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Too Late To Change?

You just got done at the doctor’s office and heard the bad news of high cholesterol, blood pressure, etc. You decide today is the day you are going to get strict and improve your health. You jump in the car, go to the grocery store and load up on all the health fixin’s and go…

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Difference Between Gym Trainers & I

I was asked this question again the other day, despite the person telling me they had been on and read through the website about me! I have explained that (not in all cases) in many cases if you ask the right questions, you will find that the training staff in the local gym, club or…

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Skipping Workout Excuses

It is Saturday June 2nd, 2007 and I am getting the impression that I really must be looking good! On Friday June 1st, 2007 I had someone who I haven’t seen in 2 years show up to the studio to buy supplements and look at me and say, “geez, you are getting huge… Doing a…

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Response To Steroid Accusations

It is Saturday June 2nd, 2007 and I am getting the impression that I really must be looking good! On Friday June 1st, 2007 I had someone who I haven’t seen in 2 years show up to the studio to buy supplements and look at me and say, “geez, you are getting huge… Doing a…

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Sassy Chipotle Turkeyloaf

1 lb 97% Fat Free Ground Turkey 24 Fire Roasted Tomato Triscuits 10 Tbsp. Famous Dave’s Sassy Chipotle Barbecue Sauce 1 Whole Egg 1 Egg White Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. In a 13 x 9 inch cooking dish crush the Triscuits. Mix in the Turkey, Egg, Egg White and 8 Tbsp. of Barbecue Sauce.…

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Hamburger & Cheese Bowl

1/2 Pound 96/4 Hamburger 1/4 Cup Kraft Mexican Cheese 2 Tbsp. Budweiser Barbeque Sauce Over medium-high heat ground the beef until brown. Put 1/4 cup Kraft Mexican Cheese in the bottom of a regular bowl. When the beef is done, place it in the bowl over the cheese and top with 2 Tbsp. Budweiser Barbeque…

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Protein & Cheese Bagel

7oz. Canned Salmon (or another canned meat drained and rinsed!) 2 Tbsp. Honey 1 Tbsp. Lemon Juice 1/2 Tbsp. Horseradish 4 oz. fat-free cream cheese, softened 1 Tbsp. minced onion 1/3 cup chopped parsley Whole BagelCombine all ingredients in a bowl and spread on top of each bagel half! 1 Full Bagel Made: Per Serving:…

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Sesame Soy Chicken

4 Skinless chicken breast halves (bone-in), fat trimmed and patted dry 2 Tbsp. Honey 2 tsp. Dark sesame oil, regular or hot chili flavor 2 tsp. Sesame seeds calamatta olives lettuce tomato Preheat grill to medium-high heat. In a shallow dish, whisk together soy sauce, honey and sesame oil. Transfer 2 tablespoons of mixture without…

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Buffalo Pita

1 lb ground buffalo meat 2 Tbsps blackening seasoning 2 whole-wheat pitas red onion calamatta olives lettuce tomato Preheat grill to medium-high heat or heat skillet lightly sprayed with olive oil. Mix chopped red onions and calamatta olives with buffalo meat. Form buffalo into four patties and coat each patty with seasoning on both sides.…

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Egg & Bean Burrito

1 Whole Egg 5 Egg Whites 1/2 Cup Black Beans Whole Wheat Tortilla 2 Tbsps diced onion (choice) 2 Tbsp Salsa 1/8 Avocado 2 Tbsp Fat Free Sour Cream Spray a frying pan with olive oil or non-stick spray and place over medium-high heat. Scramble your egg and whites with the diced onion until fully…

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Protein Pancakes

1 Whole Egg 5 Egg Whites 1/2 Cup Oatmeal 1 tsp Vanilla Extract Sprinkle Cinnamon to Taste 1 Tbsp Fruit Spread Place an omelet-sized pan over medium heat (to pre-warm). In a small mixing bowl, mix egg with egg whites and blend with a fork. Add oatmeal, vanilla extract, cinnamon and stir to mix well.…

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Seafood Lasagna Roll-Up

8 dry lasagna noodles 16 oz. imitation crab meat 1 cup fat-free ricotta cheese 3 large egg whites 1 Tbsp. dried parsley flakes 1/4 tsp. onion powder 1/4 tsp. garlic powder 1/4 tsp. oregano 1 15-oz. can fat-free Italian tomato sauce 1/4 cup fresh grated Parmesan cheese Boil noodles as directed. Rinse in cold water…

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Greek Sandwiches

3/4 lb. each round steak and flank steak, trimmed of all visible fat 4 Tbsp. Worcestershire Sauce 2 Cloves Garlic, Crushed 3 Tbsp Red Wine Vinegar 3 Tbsp Fresh Basil, Chopped 1 1/2 Tbsp. Dried Thyme 1 1/2 Tbsp. Oregano 1 Tsp. Black Pepper 1 Tsp. Salt (if desired) 6 large whole-wheat pita pockets 4…

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Bryan’s Supreme Protein Shake

Add 8oz. of water and 8 ice cubes to a blender. Start blending and then add 1 scoop of Gaspari IntraPro Protein, 1 Scoop of Optimum Nutrition Pro Complex and 1 Scoop of Optimum Nutrition Serious Mass until the shake is not grainy. Per Serving: 893 Calories, 76.5g Protein, 133g Carbohydrates, 5.75g Fat. Because of…

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Maple Mustard Pork Roast:

2/3 Cup Maple Syrup 3 Tbsp. Dijon-Style Mustard 2 Tbsp. Cider Vinegar 2 Tbsp. Soy Sauce 2 lbs. Lean Pork Boneless Loin Roast   Stir together maple syrup, mustard vinegar and soy sauce together. Spread evenly over pork roast and place in a shallow pan. Roast in a 365-degree oven until internal temperature reaches 150…

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