In general, I’ve stayed away from protein bars because 99% of the ones I’ve seen are pure garbage, especially for someone like me (gluten-free, mostly casein-free diet).
With that said, for years I’ve been on a search for a gluten-free bar with minimal sugar alcohols that tastes decent, at a reasonable cost, that simultaneously wasn’t filled with garbage ingredients (pure agave nectar or tons of other sugars).
Metabolism is one of those topics you hear on the news where they give advice to “boost your metabolism” that goes like this:
1 – Exercise (Yes, this one works)
2 – Drink cold water (The cold aspect is what they’re emphasizing but won’t do much in “boosting your metabolism”, but can activate BAT fat, but generally might burn an extra 10 calories)
3 – Eat spicy foods (Again, won’t… Continue reading
Last Monday (4/9/2012) marked the 100th day of the year. Seeing as how it’s been a whirlwind of a year for me, where half the time I’ve been hoping for more sleep/thinking I definitely bit off more than I can chew and the other half being surprised with how many things I’ve accomplished this year alone, this post is mainly to ask you a couple of questions.
“The only way to lead people is to show them a vision of where you’re headed and a path to get there together. These days people don’t commit to companies or colleges, they commit to other people. That’s the name of the game.”
Dr. Howard Tullman
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The most common question I get in regards to supplements has to do with protein shakes. Although I touched upon the subject of protein shakes in my Supplement Basics article, especially why I recommend rotating the types of protein, my latest article on BuiltLean.com has a lot of additional information on why whey protein shakes can be beneficial for all types of… Continue reading
In order for you to lose body fat, three main things need to happen, each with their own specific steps that can inhibit or increase the odds of body fat being lost. During this post, I will talk about the first and possibly the most important step in fat loss.
The most important step for fat loss = Fat must be released from the fat cell.
This means fatty… Continue reading