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  Years ago, insulin was only discussed in reference to diabetes. Insulin is the hormone that drives glucose out of the bloodstream and into cells, and diabetes is the loss of the ability to control blood glucose levels. Yet insulin is so much more than a hormone that controls glucose. For one, it's highly anabolic, which means it's critical for building muscle. Insulin also has a dark side, because it can increase fat storage. The challenge is to learn how to spike insulin to optimally recover from workouts and grow, while also blunting it to stay lean. Do you know all the...

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When making big leaps in life, things can get scary, and fear will enter the picture and try to make you second guess yourself.  If by chance fear does seep in, which often happens when moving from one level to the next, here are a few things that I have found that can help;   Know your numbers - You need to really understand what you are doing and do your homework before you ever take a leap.   Remove any and all negative people - I am not saying have some big FB post about it, just fade to...

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Supplements are one of the core factors in getting the body you’ve always wanted. Whether you’re a body builder or just serious about achieving your physical goals at the gym, using the correct supplements—the ones that will benefit your body the most—are crucial. But supplements can get confusing. Not only are there a ton of supplements on the market, but you also have to choose wisely as to what you can or cannot stack together.

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One bite at a time. Small steps no matter how small towards your goal is how you get things done. If the goal is weight loss, then every bite matters. We must be conscious of everything we put into our bodies, and make sure its always the right choice. As I am writing this I am involved in my own weight loss journey, and it's an uphill battle when you are the only one in your household fighting it. Imagine trying to control yourself when people are eating garlic bread and pasta. Its a sheer battle of wills. But everyday...

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Giving up on our goals is something we must never allow ourselves to do. No matter what, its important to finish what you start. There is something that is reinforced within us when we push through and achieve our goals. You develop something deep within yourself, a strength; a will. The more you develop this will, the stronger person you will become, until nothing dare stand in your way.

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