Sleep and Muscle Growth

Submitted by Chad on Wed, 07/27/2011 - 00:00

By Karen Tonnis

Your mission: To add bulk, or form some well-defined curves. The prescription: Get some sleep!

Crazy as it sounds, that's the advice you'll get from bodybuilders, trainers, professional coaches, and fitness experts in general. The fact is your body can only heal, repair, and grow during deep sleep.

You can be doing the right things—perfectly portioning out your food, doing hardcore lifting that pushes you to the edge—but all that effort will be negated without enough recovery.

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No Distractions!

Submitted by Chad on Tue, 05/10/2011 - 18:43
Are you distracted when it comes to eating healthy? Does this compromise your goals of getting in shape? Do you reach for that cheeseburger, that ice cream cone, or that box of sweets?
 
Maybe you are the type that is distracted by a video game, T.V., surfing the web, twitter, or facebook?
 
This happens to every one of us.
 
An actor comedian, Steve Martin, once said that throughout his life he put away the distractions that kept him from reaching his goals. It took him years to reach that goal, but he did.
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Shakeology FAQ

Submitted by Chad on Wed, 04/27/2011 - 00:00

Is Shakeology vegetarian?

The only non-vegetarian ingredient is whey protein, which comes from milk.

With what kind of protein is it made?

The primary source of protein is from whey, which comes from milk. Whey is one of the most bioavailable protein sources. Translation: it rapidly gets to work on repairing your muscles and the amino acids are easily absorbed and used by your body.

Is the whey protein antibiotic free?

Yes, the whey protein in Shakeology has been certified free of antibiotics

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