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Phormula-1 VS Level-1

It’s early in the morning, and you’re rushing around the house to get ready for work. Breakfast is your last priority, but you know how important it is to get your day started off with a good, healthy breakfast. Or, you just finished up an awesome wo

Opti-greens VS Opti-reds

One question I get asked often is, “What’s the difference between Opti-Greens 50 and Opti-Reds 50?”. It's usually followed up by “Which one should I take?", or "Should I be taking them both?”. And just like a lot of things in regard to supplements, i

What is creatine? When should I take it?

If you’re new to the world of sports, and weightlifting, you may have never heard of creatine before. If you’re a veteran weight lifter, you probably know that creatine helps improve your gains, but might not quite understand how or why it’s so popul

What is Pre-Workout & how do I choose the best one for me!

Pre-workout supplements - often shortened to just "pre-workouts" - are a combination of ingredients intended to help your body operate at it's best during physical activity. The ingredients in most pre-workout supplements give your body the fuel, ene

What is protein and what does it do?

Thinking back to when I first began my fitness journey, or even prior to that, I remember what I thought protein was... To me, protein was just meat and protein powders that were used by bodybuilders to get jacked. Fortunately, through proper educati

What is collagen? Does it work?

Collagen is a growing trend in the health and wellness industry, but is it worth it?. In this article, we’ll explain what collagen does, whether or not collagen supplements work, and what to look for in a supplement if you’re looking to boost your co

What are Omega-3's and how much do I need?

Omega 3s... We hear about them often and how important they are to our health... But for most of us, we’re just not getting enough omega-3s. In fact, two out of every three adults suffer from some degree of omega-3 deficiency. This number is signific

What are Meal Replacement Protein Powders?

By far one of the biggest struggles for most people trying to live a healthy lifestyle is getting optimal amounts of protein. It's also one of the most beneficial things you can do, whether your current goal is fat loss, muscle gain, or just overall

Amino Acids...when and how should I use them?

When it comes to health and fitness, we hear a lot about Amino Acids. But what are Amino Acids?. Where do they come from?. What do Amino Acids do?. Those are all great questions, and little do most people know … amino acids come from protein. Underst

Do post workout shakes improve my results?

This day in age, “Fitness” and how to look and feel the way you want can get a little confusing…. There are many different diets all claiming to be the best by the people who follow them…. There are more supplements than ever…. Even the food industry

How do vitamins effect my health? My goals?

If you are already conscious about your health and performance, or looking to start, you have probably been told to improve your diet. When I first started my own health and fitness journey, I assumed that meant cutting out fast food & sugary drinks,