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  • Does Muscle SORENESS Contribute to Muscle GROWTH?

    Don’t we all love that tight, debilitating feeling of soreness we get 1-3 days after a workout? I know, we are...

    Sharon OrtigasAugust 28, 2015
  • TOP 3 BEST EXERCISES

    Did you answer pull-ups, push-ups, and jump squats? Eh, I guess it depends on your goal, because if I had no...

    Sharon OrtigasAugust 19, 2015
  • Preventing Shin Splints

    I reached out to a former Athletic Trainer of mine at St. Cloud State University because I had a handful of...

    Sharon OrtigasAugust 18, 2015
  • SALT/SODIUM – What To Do About Salt In Your Diet

    The title probably drew you in right? Good, now I have your attention. In the U.S., and according to current recommendations,...

    Sharon OrtigasAugust 17, 2015
  • Best FAT LOSS TIPS For Men and Women

    I received an email from a guy who said he was an avid reader of my blogs, which I was very...

    Sharon OrtigasAugust 11, 2015
  • Understanding Growth Hormone

    This blog is long overdue and should have been written well before the boys from Entourage were gracing our television screens...

    Sharon OrtigasAugust 11, 2015
  • Choosing The Right Protein Powder

    One of the most popular supplements in the bodybuilding world is protein. Even if you don’t “fitness” much you’ve probably heard...

    Sharon OrtigasApril 12, 2015
  • Using Your Mental Muscle

    I think that both you and I can agree, that achieving your goals, especially with your physique and fitness, is more...

    Sharon OrtigasApril 6, 2015
  • How To Beat Cravings

    We all have cravings right? When we are dieting, they are even more apparent. Why does our brain immediately want us...

    Sharon OrtigasApril 3, 2015
  • Simple Protein Pancake Recipe

    I don’t know about you, but I LOVE filling my breakfast macros with some sort of protein pancake. Whether I make...

    Sharon OrtigasMarch 30, 2015
  • Flexible Dieting – Why It Works

    You’ve likely heard of IIFYM, or “if it fits your macros”, right? Well, if not, you’re in for a treat. Also...

    Sharon OrtigasMarch 26, 2015
  • Supplement Tidbits

    Quick Thoughts on Supplements I’m frequently asked about what supplements I take. In the next couple of weeks I’ll discuss some...

    Sharon OrtigasMarch 26, 2015
  • How To Boost Your Metabolic Rate

    I’ll tell you one thing, and that is, steady state-low intensity cardio will NOT increase your metabolic rate. Quite the opposite...

    Sharon OrtigasMarch 21, 2015
  • Low Down on Low T.

    Could You Be Suffering From Low Testosterone? When you think of testosterone you may think of it as the “man card”...

    Sharon OrtigasMarch 20, 2015
  • Meal Frequency – How Many Times Should You Eat Per Day?

    You know what I am going to touch on in this blog, just from reading the title, right? We’ve been told...

    Sharon OrtigasMarch 17, 2015