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What Supplements Should You Be Taking?

A walk down the vitamin and supplement aisle at your local grocery store or pharmacy will undoubtedly be an overwhelming experience if you are looking for the right vitamins and supplements for you. With so many choices, you might be left wondering which are the best supplements to take. Don’t worry, you aren’t alone. Many people find themselves wondering if…

Small changes in your diet can save you hundreds of calories that would otherwise take significant gym time to burn off. Keep yourself feeling your best with these three calorie saving tips: 1. Swap in a smoothie A protein-rich smoothie can be a healthy and convenient meal replacement. Try blending a cup of your favorite frozen fruit with a scoop…

We all know it’s important to get your veggies and it has never been easier with these delicious and easy-to-make zucchini fries! Serve them alongside a lean burger or on their own for a crowd-pleasing appetizer. Yield: ~50 fries Ingredients: 4 medium Zucchini 2 egg whites ½ cup two percent milk ½ cup grated parmesan cheese 1 cup Panko Japanese…

Your body is made up of 60% water; staying hydrated is a crucial component of overall health and well-being. Proper hydration is essential for digestion, weight management, and supple skin. Even a small amount of dehydration can leave you feeling groggy, irritable, and lethargic. Your hydration needs depend on a variety of factors including your body size, weight, activity level,…

Pomegranates pack a real punch! These ruby gems contain about 600 powerful arils (seeds) with remarkable health benefits including: supporting heart health & lowering blood pressure. warding off diseases like breast and prostate cancer. reducing inflammation & alleviating arthritis and joint pain. fighting bacterial and fungal infections. improving exercise performance. In case you need more reason to eat pomegranates, they…

Carbohydrates are often blamed for sabotaging a six pack and threatening training efforts. The truth is, carbs are the preferred fuel for our bodies and an important food to support workouts and washboard abs. Here are three common truths to set the record straight: Carbs are not only found in bread, grains and pasta! They are also found in fruits…

If you enjoy your morning cup of joe, there’s good reason to carry on! Research suggests there are numerous benefits of drinking coffee including: Enhanced Memory: A study published in Nature Neuroscience and conducted at Johns Hopkins University found that drinking coffee can enhance your memory for up to 24 hours. Coffee may also protect against Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease. Decreased…

Bananas have long been touted as being too high in calories and carbs making them a staple reserved only for the super marathoner. Although a medium banana provides about 110 calories, 30 grams of carb, and 1 gram of protein, they are also a rich source of vitamins, minerals & antioxidants that support heart health and reduce your risk of…

Rev up your morning routine with a Mocha Protein Smoothie! Packed with a whopping 35 grams of protein, heart-healthy omega fats and fiber, it’s a supercharged way to start your day! Blend Together 1 scoop Ignite Series™ V-Core chocolate whey protein powder 1 frozen banana 1 cup chilled brewed coffee 1 Tbsp chia seeds ½ cup low fat vanilla Greek…

Did you know the average American consumes about 150 pounds of sugar each year? That’s three pounds per week! It’s also equivalent to 640 empty calories a day which would take a 175 pound person a six mile run to burn off! You may be thinking there is no way I eat that much sugar, but before you count yourself…

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