• The Art & History of Competitive Bodybuilding

    By Tyler Stark | In Training | on June 29, 2016

    For my very first college class, an English essay class, our final exam was a research essay on any form of art we chose – its entire history & a case for its inclusion as “art” – speaking to an audience that had never heard of it. One of the positives about this class was […]

  • What Are Plant Sterols & How Do They Affect Cholesterol?

    By Billy Galipeault | In Nutrition | on June 28, 2016

    A relatively unknown substance that has become more popular over the past few years that you might’ve seen fortified in your milk or butter are plant sterols, which might also be referred to as plant stanols. Plant sterols and stanols are substances that occur naturally in small amounts in many grains, vegetables, fruits, legumes, nuts, […]

  • The Best Supplement For Hair, Skin & Nails

    By Billy Galipeault | In Supplements | on June 28, 2016

    In our culture nothing shouts: “I’m sexy and I’m proud!” like clear/healthy skin, hair and nails. Whether you’re a man or a woman we all want that perfect complexion and sleek hair 365 days a year. If one vitamin could be chosen to have the most positive effect on this aspect of our health it […]

  • While there are multiple ways to train the muscles the most commonly used is concentric focused weight lifting. This includes everything from machines we typically see at the gym to all of the free weights. Concentric has to do with the phase of the exercise when the muscles are shortening, or contracting. Using a dumbbell […]

  • This is a lovely satisfying dish with the sweet hit, the creamy nut butter and filling protein pancake is a real treat meal without the refined sugars of other sweet snacks! You will need 1 scoop Impact Whey Protein 1 scoop Instant Oats 1 egg 1 Medium Banana 20g Peanut Butter 10g Cacao Nibs ½ […]

  • Why Consistency Should Be Your Number 1 Concern In Fitness

    By Stephen Beaugrand | In Training | on June 27, 2016

    With the massive amount of information out there concerning fitness, things can get confusing pretty quick.  How much cardio should I do, how do I manage my macros (what even are macros?), am I allergic to gluten, what supplements should I be taking..? The list goes on and on and on the questions can seem […]

  • According to the Centers for Disease Control (2012),1 overweight and obesity in America have reached epidemic proportions:  in 2009-2010, 35% of U.S. men and women were obese.  This number had risen since 1999-2000 from 27.5%.  The main reason why so many Americans are currently overweight or obese is because of decreased activity and poor diet.  […]

  • Love Pizza? How To Make Low-Carb Crust-Free Egg Pizza

    By Tanya Miller ISSA | In Nutrition | on June 26, 2016

    I got a bit bored of my pizza scramble recently, so I decided to try more of a frittata-type joint instead. I mixed my eggs together with my pepperoni & mushrooms before cooking instead of after & spread the mixture on foil in a pan & put it in the oven to see what it […]