Growth in Recovery Part 5

Post by  Rexius Nutrition Feb 20, 2018
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Part 5:  Keep your muscles healthy!   Whether you are exercising for weight loss, strength, or hypertrophy (muscle growth), the very nature of resistance training is that muscles are damaged during training.  Recovery is the process of the body repairing the micro-damage done to skeletal...

Growth in Recovery Part 1

Post by  Rexius Nutrition Jan 16, 2018
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Recovery, part 1:  An introduction   Very often, articles written by professionals in the fitness industry are centered around training or nutrition.  Likewise, as a coach, the vast majority of the discussions I have with my clients stem from questions about one of these two...

Macros 101 Part 2

Post by  Rexius Nutrition Nov 28, 2017
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Macros 101:  Part two – what goes into designing a plan   Last week we discussed the basic definitions of calories, macronutrients, carbohydrates, fats, and proteins.  Now let’s put some of that into practice.   I have both been a coach and worked with coaches...

Eat big, gain muscle, limit fat gain with this simple solution

Post by  Rexius Nutrition Aug 15, 2017
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Nutrient Partitioning Agents WHAT IS THIS PROCESS: Nutrient partitioning is the term used to describe how macronutrients are shuttled to the cells of the body. Your body will either send the nutrients to muscle cells or to fat cells. The idea behind a nutrient partitioning...

The new stimulant on the block

Post by  Rexius Nutrition Jul 20, 2017
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DMHA   WHAT IS IT: 2-aminoisoheptane is a DMAA-like stimulant The two most common names are 2-amino-6-methylheptane and 2-amino-5-methylheptane (octodrine). Majority of time you will not see the “6” version as it is the more expensive version of the two. It is found in nature...

Stressed? Try this!

Post by  Rexius Nutrition Jul 07, 2017
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Phosphatidylserine WHAT IS IT: Phosphatidylserine is a phospholipid that contains both amino acids and fatty acids. The omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA work synergistically to provide the building blocks for healthy cell membranes.  It has many vital functions throughout the body’s tissues and organs. Its most...