Recipes

CLEANSING JUICE

CLEANSING JUICE

Juice cleanses have become as popular as twerking – on second thought, maybe more popular. But, are cleanses for you? A vast array of factors come into play when determining whether a cleanse is right for you. The condition of your health, your weight, your health goals, how often you…


EAT LIKE A FITNESS MODEL

EAT LIKE A FITNESS MODEL

Have you ever looked through the pages of a magazine and admired the physiques of the models thinking, “I would love to look like that. I wonder what their secret is?” Well, the secret is that there is no secret. Achieving and maintaining the physique of a fitness model primarily…


DARK CHOCOLATE TRUFFLES

DARK CHOCOLATE TRUFFLES

Expressions of love and friendship are what Valentine’s Day is all about. It is the designated day of the year to let others know you care about them. A romantic dinner, a cuddly teddy bear and of course, fresh flowers are wonderful ways to celebrate. But research shows chocolate is…


GETTING BACK ON TRACK AFTER THE HOLIDAYS

GETTING BACK ON TRACK AFTER THE HOLIDAYS

HAPPY NEW YEAR! The holidays are meant to be enjoyed to the fullest, but chances are you put your workouts on the backburner, snacked on crackers, dips, cheeses and party mix, indulged in sugary cakes, pies and cookies, consumed your fair share of hearty (i.e. carb and fat overloaded) casseroles…


ROASTED BEETS WITH GOAT CHEESE

ROASTED BEETS WITH GOAT CHEESE

The end of the year is bittersweet. A time of reflection, a time of joy, a time of looking forward to new beginnings just around the corner. This celebratory time of year is filled with parties, champagne and bikini-busting sugar. From side dishes, main dishes and desserts made with brown…


NUTRITION MADE EASY; PLUS RECIPES

NUTRITION MADE EASY; PLUS RECIPES

So many of you are already thinking that nutrition and fun really don’t belong in the same sentence, but they can and do at Max Muscle Sports Nutrition. I own two stores and I can easily say the first thing most people say when they meet me is “Oh, well…


SUPER-CHARGE YOUR THANKSGIVING

SUPER-CHARGE YOUR THANKSGIVING

Expecting turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and pumpkin pie at the table this Thanksgiving? Super-charge Thanksgiving dinner this year by updating the menu with nutrient dense foods like kale, barley and wild mushrooms. Phytonutrients in kale are powerful in protecting cells from cancer and preventing heart disease. As with all leafy…


CHICKEN QUINOA RAGOUT

CHICKEN QUINOA RAGOUT

The words “comfort foods” conjure up visions of mac ‘n’ cheese, lasagna, mashed potatoes and gravy, and a lot of foods that may seem comforting at the time, but leave your body feeling bloated, sluggish and anything but comforted. The good news is that comfort foods can actually be comforting…


SAVORY SALMON KEBABS

SAVORY SALMON KEBABS

An active lifestyle requires great tasting nutrition, and nothing tastes better than fresh foods immersed in spices from around the world. Not only do spices add delicious flavor, they are keys to rejuvenating tired muscles and improving blood flow, which means a better, more efficiently functioning body. This month’s recipe…


CAMPFIRE CHICKEN RECIPE

CAMPFIRE CHICKEN RECIPE

By: Susan Irby Outdoor adventures continue as warm weather entices us away from the computer and television and into the wilderness. Enjoying the outdoors is a wonderful, invigorating experience and the foods we eat can be equally as exciting. Get the most out of campfire meals by including nutrients vital…


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