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anabolic vs catabolic

Anabolic vs Catabolic

Anabolic vs Catabolic: What’s it mean? When people hear the term “anabolic” they immediately think “OMG STEROIDS!!!”(or have no clue…) But newsflash: Anabolism is a metabolic state that your body either is or isn’t in right this second. And if you aren’t in an anabolic state right now, than you’re in a catabolic state, another metabolic […]

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Protein Shakes

Why Should I Take Protein Shakes?

“Why should I take protein shakes?” This is a question I get multiple times a week from people starting out at the gym, whether they’re trying to lose weight or get bigger. Taking protein shakes can be beneficial for people with either goal. There are many articles out there on this topic but they are almost […]

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How Does Alcohol Affect my Progress?

When it comes to alcohol, we all know it can make us a have a kickass [or horrible] night we may not forget [or remember]. But will alcohol affect your gains & progress in the gym? Yes, there are tons of negative effects of alcohol. It can slow protein synthesis way down [a.k.a. slow your […]

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