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  • THE MYTHS OF CALORIES AND WEIGHT MANAGEMENT part 1
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    THE MYTHS OF CALORIES AND WEIGHT MANAGEMENT part 1

    This post is from Designs For Health Research and Education blog. Before we get to the article I would like to say that we see people making this mistake a lot. At USI we really try to focus on helping our clients with their lifestyle/nutrition, and this is a common mistake we see very often. “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks.” Though highly debata...

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  • THE BEST BAR EVER
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    THE BEST BAR EVER

    I’ve written many posts on how important nutrition is when it comes to getting results out of your training. And more than likely anyone reading this already knows this. It’s not rocket science. But knowing and doing are not synonymous. The knowing part isn’t usually the big problem; it’s the action part. Some of the biggest compla...

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  • ALL PROTEIN SHAKES ARE NOT CREATED EQUAL
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    ALL PROTEIN SHAKES ARE NOT CREATED EQUAL

    The issues with protein shakes are (in no order of importance): 1. What is the protein derived from (whey, soy, pea, hemp, egg, etc). Different proteins have different amino acid profiles. Some protein sources are worse choices than others. For instance, soy protein contains phyto-estrogens, which are the plant hormones that are molecularly very similar to...

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  • KEVIN TATE: FROM FAT TO FIT
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    KEVIN TATE: FROM FAT TO FIT

    Kevin Tate walked into USI practically when the doors opened in November of 2009. To put it mildly…he was big. Like most guys that come here, he wanted to lose body fat, get stronger, and build muscle. I’d like to think I helped guide him in the beginning, but it didn’t take long to see Kevin’s passion with all things training. We&#...

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