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What’s the best diet for losing weight?

June 23, 2015
Devenee Schumacher

At the end of the day, in order to lose weight, you must be at a calorie deficit. This means the number of calories you’re taking in must be less than the number of calories you’re burning on a daily…

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Should I do cardio before weights or weights before cardio?

June 23, 2015
Devenee Schumacher

There are a few difference schools of thoughts on this topic. I personally like to have my clients perform their strength workout prior to any cardio or metabolic circuit. The reasoning here is that when your muscles are fresh you…

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I want to try adding some weight lifting to my routine. How much weight should I be lifting, and for how many sets and reps?

June 23, 2015
Devenee Schumacher

The answer to this question depends entirely on your goals. Use the general guidelines below depending on your needs: To build strength use 85-100% of your 1RM, 1-5 reps for 4-6 sets. To focus on hypertrophy use 70-85% of your…

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What can I do to get faster for my sport?

June 23, 2015
Devenee Schumacher

It is important to understand that strength is the foundation of speed. Following a regular strength program is important to getting faster. Once a good strength base is set, the next step is to build power. There are a variety…

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What types of exercises should I do to get a six-pack?

June 23, 2015
Devenee Schumacher

This is probably the most common question I get asked by a range of gym-goers. While many people love to believe that doing crunches until the cows come home will get their bodies beach-ready, I’m here to tell you it…

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Sweet & Spicy Cabbage

Sweet & Spicy Cabbage

December 8, 2014
Devenee Schumacher

Looking for a new side dish that’s filling and comforting but fits into your meal plan? Try this Sweet & Spicy Cabbage recipe for a new twist on an old fashioned ingredient. You can add other flavors into this sauce…

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Maple Sugar Cookies

Maple Sugar Cookies

December 8, 2014
Devenee Schumacher

This recipe is quick and simple- and Gluten Free! Maple Sugar Cookies are a delight to snack on while relaxing with a protein latte during these colder months. Try making other variations of these by swapping out the sweetener with…

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SDC Nutrition Strikes Major Deals in Dominican Republic and Columbia

SDC Nutrition Strikes Major Deals in Dominican Republic and Columbia

November 21, 2014
Devenee Schumacher

  November 14, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SDC Nutrition Strikes Major Deals in Dominican Republic and Columbia   SDC Nutrition, Inc., a health supplement manufacturing company specializing in powdered sports nutrition product, today announced their new partnership with the largest…

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6 Tips for Baking with Whey Protein

6 Tips for Baking with Whey Protein

November 4, 2014
Devenee Schumacher

6 tips for baking with Whey Protein because it truly is a science all on its own to bake with this stuff. Everyone wants to rid every recipe of all those refined sugars and bad carbohydrates. But then you end…

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Infographic: Proper Protein Requirements for Your Lifestyle

October 2, 2014
Devenee Schumacher

Depending on the way you go about your everyday life, the amount of protein you should intake will drastically vary. No matter what your age, gender, or style of living, protein plays one of the most important roles in your…

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Deliciously Fit Chicken

How do Protein Rich Foods Work in your Meal Plan

September 27, 2014
Devenee Schumacher

Are you receiving adequate levels of protein in your daily meal plan? How can you tell if you are receiving enough protein, and which protein sources are the best? The Centers of Disease Control and Prevention state that most Americans…

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How Protein Can Lead to Healthier Living

September 24, 2014
Devenee Schumacher

Diets often recommend using protein as a way to lose weight, but do you truly understand the benefits of protein? How does it impact your body? Are protein powders an effective alternative if you do not want to consume meat?…

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Chocolate peanut butter oatmeal

Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal

August 5, 2014
Devenee Schumacher

Chocolate Peanut Butter oatmeal. Recipe from Clean eating and Focused Training We used Love Bean Fudge to give this oatmeal the chocolate taste. Love Bean Fudge is a raw, vegan, organic, gluten/soy free chocolate spread….and it’s amazing. I’ve been putting…

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Chocolate protein Muffins

Chocolate Protein Muffins

August 5, 2014
Devenee Schumacher

Chocolate Protein Muffins. Recipe provided from Clean eating and Focused Training These protein muffins are THE BEST protein muffins I’ve ever made…do yourself a favor and make them…now! -1 c ground oatmeal -6 egg whites -1/3 c milk -1 1/2…

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tips for baking with protein

Tips for baking with protein

August 5, 2014
Devenee Schumacher

Tips for baking with protein We have both been trying to increase our protein intake for the past few weeks. We try to eat mostly lean protein (chicken, turkey, fish), but we also supplement our diets with protein powder. I’ve…

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What are Essential Nutrients

July 4, 2014
Devenee Schumacher

What are Essential Nutrients Nutrition is a science that studies chemical substances (nutrients) found in foods, that nourish the body by promoting growth, maintenance, repair and allow the bodily to function. Some of these nutrients also provide the body energy. Some of…

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What is the difference between an Allergy and Intolerance

July 4, 2014
Devenee Schumacher

What is the difference between an allergy and an intolerance There ‘s always some confusion between a food allergy and an intolerance, so it’s important to figure out which one applies to you before you choose a method of treatment. A FOOD ALLERGY occurs when a…

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Coconut PomaFlower

June 25, 2014
Devenee Schumacher

This Coconut PomaFlower is a great tasting smoothie with nutty richness from the sunflower seeds   1/4 c fresh pomegranates 1 scoop Strawberry AboutTime protein 1 stalk celery 2 oz coconut water 2 oz unsweetened almond milk 2 T roasted sunflower…

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General Health Guidelines for a better YOU

June 16, 2014
Devenee Schumacher

General Health Guidelines for a better YOU! *make the bulk portion of your food intake come from fresh vegetables and fresh fruits *eat whole grains such quinoa, wheat berries, millet, whole wheat *make your meat consumption come from Hormone free…

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The Thyroid

June 16, 2014
Devenee Schumacher

A few tips on your THYROID: The thyroid is located in the neck below the Adam’s apple. You can’t feel this organ unless you have inflammation or swelling. The thyroid secretes a hormones that that help influence your metabolism, growth,…

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The Truth Behind A Six-Pack Summer

June 13, 2014
Devenee Schumacher

and 2 quick workouts to get your there By Chanel Collette In the fitness world abs are the hottest commodities – everyone wants them and only a select few achieve them. There is no secret weapon for two easy payments…

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Very Cherry Berry Smoothie

April 1, 2014
Devenee Schumacher

This Very Cherry Berry Smoothie is a real pleaser. A blast of flavor that can knock out a sweet craving or fill you up for breakfast 12 oz unsweetened almond coconut milk 1/4 c cherry berry frozen fruit blend 1/4 avocado…

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scalloped sweet potatoes

Scalloped Sweet Potatoes

March 3, 2014
Devenee Schumacher

These Scalloped Sweet Potatoes are flat out AMAZING. 2 large sweet potatoes 2 c unsweetened almond milk 3 scallions 1/4 t garlic powder 1/8 t black pepper Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Slice sweet potatoes evenly. Add all items into a…

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tips for baking with protein

Apple Almond Spice Cake

March 3, 2014
Devenee Schumacher

This Apple Almond Spice Cake is moist and a great breakfast cake served with either coffee or tea 1 c Unsweetened almond coconut milk 3 small apples 3/4 c pumpkin 2 scoops About Time Birthday cake whey protein isolate 1/2 c…

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apple crumb cake

Apple Crumb Cakes

March 3, 2014
Devenee Schumacher

These Apple Crumb Cakes are individual, tender and so good. mix and match toppings, try a homemade fruit sauce or coconut whipped cream or ice cream! spray 2 small ramekins with non stick spray, set aside Place a small pot of…

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trail mix cookies

Trail Mix Cookies

March 3, 2014
Devenee Schumacher

These Trail Mix Cookies are great to refuel with or take with you on a hike 1/4 c coconut- unsweetened 1/4 c whole almonds 1/4 c sunflower seeds 1/4 c cranberries 2 T date molasses or you can use ground up…

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pumpkin avocado smoothie

Pumpkin Avocado Smoothie

March 3, 2014
Devenee Schumacher

This Pumpkin Avocado Smoothie is a great meal replacement shake. Filled with nutrients and good fats, with an amazing taste   4 oz unsweetened almond coconut milk 4 oz coconut water 1 scoop About Time Pumpkin Spice whey protein isolate 1/4…

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Blueberry coconut smoothie

Blueberry Coconut Smoothie

February 26, 2014
Devenee Schumacher

This Blueberry Coconut Smoothie is refreshing and wonderful tasting 5 oz coconut water 2 oz pineapple juice 2 oz unsweetened almond milk 1 scoop AboutTime Strawberry Whey protein  isolate 1/4 c frozen blueberries 1 stalk celery ice Mix in blender. Enjoy…

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