4 Tips To Optimize Crossfit Performance

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As you get started with your Crossfit workout sessions, it’s important that you’re taking the time to look at what you can do to optimize your performance. Crossfit is a sport that requires a great deal of versatility in terms of your overall fitness skills, so do expect to get challenged on multiple levels. Knowing a few tips going into … Read More

4 Tips To Optimize Your Training Program

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Looking to lose weight? Perhaps you simply want to feel sexier in the body you have. Or maybe, you are looking to have more energy for all the little things that you want to take on each day. Learn to optimize your training program to make your workouts work for you! Learning how to optimize your training program is a … Read More

Investigate Your Health

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What does it mean to investigate your health? We have all heard the stories, maybe from a close friend or a co-worker. It’s usually someone young who on the outside appears to be in good health.  All of a sudden they experience symptoms like insomnia, bloating, or maybe loss of their sex drive. They call their family doctor, schedule a … Read More

Egg Whites or Egg Yolks

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Which is Healthier? My clients in Scottsdale, AZ always have the best questions. Lately, I’ve been getting asked about egg whites or egg yolks. Old school trainers and coaches will tell you to eat only the egg white as it is pure and complete protein without all the fat found in the yolk. Here are a few reasons why they are … Read More

Creatine

Rich JacobsArticles, Nutrition, Supplements

There is plenty of research out there on creatine. Much of it both proves and disproves its use. It is most famous for its performance-enhancing claims and also it’s purported ability to add fat-free mass. However, from what I’ve seen in the real world, it works for some and not others. I can give you some guidelines based on the … Read More

Use Leucine to Boost Recovery

Rich JacobsArticles, Supplements, Tips

Want the best way to recover post-workout?  Midway through and post-workout, use both leucine and carbohydrates with branched-chain amino acids. During exercise, the body both breaks down and releases leucine. It also goes into a negative balance of protein synthesis to protein breakdown. If you want to see results faster, supplementation is one of the best ways to help support … Read More

My Health Journey

Rich JacobsArticles, Featured Blog, Health, Inspiration

My Health Journey When I sat down to do my usual writing, I knew that I wanted to talk about my health journey for the benefit of others. I’m not sure how to start, so I guess I’ll just get to it. You see, I went through a period in my life where everything sucked. I had fatigue issues, libido … Read More

Thanksgiving Tips

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Thanksgiving Tips In the days before the gluttony begins, I want all of you to take a deep breath and remember that it’s okay to have some food porn in your life. Here are some quick tips to help you keep off the influx of calories: 1.  Pre-Thanksgiving workout– Take advantage of not having to go to work and get … Read More