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  1. Metabolic Testing Can GUARANTEE Your New Years Weight Loss Program Success

    Weight loss is the #1 New Year’s resolution, but only 20% of weight loss resolvers are still working on it come February.  Why?  Because most diets fail to give results that are worth the effort.  Metabolic testing and body fat measurement gives your exact Calorie and Protein target.  Combine that with one of the meal plans created by a Lift and Live nutritionist and you will be guaranteed to lose weight. How is Metabolic Testing Different? Mathematic formulas that calculate your RMR (Resting Metabolic Rate) on only accurate for 37%-57% of the population based on this study. Metabolic Testing is 91-99% accurate using our Korr Reevue machine and recommended preparation, according to third party testing. When a person is attempting to lose weight or gain muscle, it is recommended to create as much as a 20% Caloric deficit from your RMR to lose weight or as much as a 10% Caloric increase from your TDEE.  You can see how big of a problem it can cause if your RMR is calculated inc…Read More

  2. What Is A Resting Metabolic Rate (RMR) Test?

    What Is A Resting Metabolic Rate (RMR) Test? What Is Resting Metabolic Rate (RMR)? Your Resting Metabolic Rate (RMR) is the number of Calories your body requires to stay alive.  “Staying alive” includes hundreds of tasks, including your body warm, digesting food, building new cells, and getting rid of old cells and toxins.  This is often used interchangeably with BMR (Basal Metabolic Rate) and REE (Resting Energy Expenditure). Many factors affect a person’s metabolic rate – weight, age, body composition, hormone levels, fitness levels, and gender – making RMR a biometric specific to each individual person. Resting Metabolic Rate is typically the largest portion of total Calories burned by a person each day:  Resting Metabolic Rate + Calories burned from Daily Activities + Calories burned from Exercise = Total Daily Energy Expenditure (TDEE) Knowing your TDEE (Total Daily Energy Expenditure) is a powerful tool in acheiving successful weight loss, building muscle without …Read More

  3. Protein Shake Recipes

    Protein shakes are a convenient way to supplement protein and overall nutrient intake and can be part of a sustainable and success nutrition plan that fuels your body to reach your goals. The only problem - they can get boring if you're not mixing it up.  Shakeology has put together these calendars so you never have to get bored of your protein shake again.  …Read More

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  1. Core principles of muscle building

    I feel bad sometimes for the current generation of fitness enthusiasts. Social media has been terrific for putting out motivating information but horrible for sending the right message. Before heading to the gym, simply check out any pro fitness's instagram and you are almost gaurunteed to lift more…Read More

  2. Do NOT Let the Numbers Decide How Good You Get to Feel Today

    THIS STORY is exactly WHY: We use an OMRON body comp here to assess body comp for most clients. It is used in the medical community and widely accepted as accurate within 2% body fat. Perhaps you've used one before? (We also use calipers, which are MUCH more cumbersome, and have larger human error, …Read More

  3. The 4 Phases of Weight Loss

    We've all had that experience of waking up in the morning weighing a certain amount, then stepping on the scale that night only to learn that we've "gained 4 pounds."   Yes, your body weights 4 pounds more, but NO, you did NOT gain 4 pounds of mass on your body!  You probably ate food, drank wate…Read More

  4. Posture/Execution cues for better results in the gym

    For most, especially those starting a strength routine, it is much easier to work the wrong muscles than the intended ones. These are called compensation patterns. Take the bench press for example. Most do not have the flexibility to touch the bar to the chest with a flat back without shrugging the …Read More

  5. My Secret Holiday Tips

    You know what I do with all the Easter treats after Easter?  I THROW THEM OUT. Ain't no body eating cadbury eggs for breakfast in our house!  You may think that is cruel to do with a 2 year old and 4 year old at home.  I think it's fine. I think holidays are meant to be ONE DAY (with the exceptio…Read More

  6. Top Tips for Keeping Toned through Vacation

      Hey all! I just got home from a family vacation in Florida.  Man it was great to get away and feel some sunshine on my skin, but my body certainly noticed that we were out of routine with … well everything!  Vacation is part of the reason why I lift - to be able to enjoy all kinds of awesome …Read More

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