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This is a recipe I came up with for one of my favorite shakes. This shake can be used as a snack if you are trying to increase muscle mass or gain weight; or it can be used as a meal replacement if you are trying to lose weight or manage muscle mass. Here is a list of what you will need: Continue Reading…

Photo Credit: Muscle & Fitness

Photo Credit: Muscle & Fitness

If you like Italian food, but are conscious of how much cheese and pasta you are eating, then I have a recipe for you (I first learned of this recipe through Muscle & Fitness years ago and have since made some changes to it). This lasagna is seriously delicious and quickly became one of my favorite meals! What’s even better, the balance of protein, fat, and carbs makes this a great meal for anyone who has serious training/weight-loss goals. This recipe makes 6 servings and has 291 calories, 29g of protein, 6g of fat, and 32g of carbs per serving (Did I also mention, that it is delicious?). Continue Reading…

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You’ve heard it before: breakfast is the most important meal of the day. While every meal is important, there is a lot of truth to the statement that breakfast is most important. While you were sleeping, your body depleted its energy stores, which caused you insulin levels to spike, which lead to your body retaining fat. Also, your body went into a catabolic state, meaning it started feeding on muscle for energy. This combination puts you behind the 8-ball right off the bat in the morning. You need to feed your body a protein-rich, low fat meal, but it also needs to contain slow-digesting carbohydrates that will balance and sustain you insulin levels. Protein pancakes will fill that void.
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