Creatine, a Brief Introduction

Today’s fitness warriors hear a lot about the different types of supplements they can ingest to boost their success with their fitness goals. The biggest problem is; what can you believe? The topic for this post is creatine. What is It? Creatine is an organic acid (amino acid) found naturally in humans. In fact, it’s found naturally in all vertebrates. It’s purpose is to supply energy to our muscles. Primarily, it is...

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Recovery Drink: Which Should I Use?
Feb15

Recovery Drink: Which Should I Use?

The most important factor of any muscle recovery drink, including P90X’s Recovery Drink, is the 4 to 1 ratio (4:1). 4 parts carbohydrates to 1 part protein taken within an hour of finishing your workout. That’s the magic ratio and the magic window of time you need to take it in. From that, there are so many possibilities.

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P90X: Changing Your Life

P90X has taken some fitness communities by storm! Getting in shape and staying in shape seem to be very difficult for most of us. We have busy schedules and fitness does not seem to get its own place on our calendars. It’s an unfortunate side effect of modern life. Another side effect of this age is a sedentary lifestyle. We have physically stagnant jobs; we have remote controls; we hire people to mow our lawns. The Plateau...

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P90X: Getting Started

So, you’ve decided that P90X is the workout and diet plan for you to achieve lasting fitness and health for the rest of your life. Excellent! You won’t regret making the commitment. Now that you’ve ordered the DVDs, you need to get ready for their arrival. You ordered the DVDs, right? P90X Equipment Needed You will need some equipment. Don’t worry, though; it’s not much and you may already have some...

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Polyphasic Sleep – An Objective First Look
Oct18

Polyphasic Sleep – An Objective First Look

There has been a lot of discussions lately among certain circles about polyphasic sleep. It is a way of sleeping that differs from the “norm” by breaking up sleep into many phases, as opposed to one continuous sleep phase. There is not much official research into this practice by sleep researchers; it’s not their goal in research. However, there have been a few independent researchers of the technique that are not...

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