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[bs_row class=”row”][bs_col class=”col-sm-8″] PROTEIN MYTHS AND FACTS Myth: More protein = more muscle Fact: Consuming more protein in your diet isn’t enough (on its own) to build or maintain muscle strength and mass. Consistent strength training is necessary for building lean muscle mass. Lifting heavier and heavier weights and other resistance exercises will help your […]

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[bs_row class=”row”][bs_col class=”col-sm-8″] Top 5 Things You Should Know About Your Protein Intake Protein promotes satiety (keeping your full) throughout the day and helps to maintain and build lean body tissue. Consuming mainly protein is not the key to weight loss, without adequate energy from carbohydrates and fat, proteins will be used for energy. Make […]

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5 THINGS YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT WEARING CONTACTS IN THE POOL We’ve all done it. It’s too much of a hassle to take them out beforehand, and who wants to look like a total noob wearing goggles the entire time you’re in the pool? Well, we spoke with Dr. Timothy Gibbons, optometrist at University of […]

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