Holiday Recipes

It’s ABOUTTIME for Healthy Holiday Recipes (2015)

November 18, 2015

It’s ABOUTTIME for some healthy holiday hosting recipes. We compiled some of our Ambassador’s favorite hosting dishes into an entire menu for you and your guests. Making healthier alternatives doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice flavor – we promise these recipes will…

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tips to stay fit through the holidays

5 Tips to Stay Fit Through the Holidays

November 9, 2015

Holiday weight gain between Thanksgiving and New Year’s can be up to an average of five pounds (and for some, maybe more). This might not be the best time to aim for weight loss, since maintaining your weight may be…

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When should I take protein and how much?

November 9, 2015

Question: When should I take protein and how much? I just bought the About Time protein and I chose your product because of the low caloric intake. I was wondering if you could provide some information on whether I should…

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Staples to Strength Training

Staples to Strength Training

November 7, 2015

With all of the detailed information we now know about the world of strength training and conditioning, it’s possible for trainers to tailor their programs to the exact specifications of each of their athletes. Based off of my blog post…

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In Season Eats

In Season Eats – Power of Pumpkin

November 5, 2015

With Halloween already past us (I know, CRAZY right?!?), you probably have an abundance of leftover pumpkins and not sure what to do with them. If you’re anything like me, you stocked up on big ol’ pumpkins for carving and…

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Balancing Act

Balancing Act – 5 Tips to Workout when Life Gets Busy

October 26, 2015
Gretchen Kittelberger

It happens to the best of us. We start the day with great intentions. We are going to get our workout in, cook the whole family a full, nutritious breakfast, answer those emails that just came in, get the kids…

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Get Up Stand Up

Get Up – Stand Up

October 26, 2015

On average we spend about 7 hours a day sitting, thus we are spending about half of our waking hours inactive. This lack of movement has harmful effects on our bodies and it has been said “sitting is the new…

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Fight the Flab

Ladies Let’s Fight the Flab

October 20, 2015

  One would think that we would have evolved and learned the ability to fly by now based on the wing-like appearance our back-upper arm can have. However, this stubborn flab serves no purpose, other than driving us nuts and…

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Eat Your Vegetables

5 Tips to Eat (and Enjoy) Vegetables

October 14, 2015

It’s safe to say we all heard our parents say, “eat your vegetables,” when we were growing up. But, let’s be honest, even as adults most of us still have a hard time getting in several servings of vegetables every…

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In Season Eats Carrots

In Season Eats – Starring Mr. Carrot

October 13, 2015

We all know that the pumpkin is the shining star in October! As soon as we hit October 1st, it’s all about #PUMPKINEVERYTHING! But hold your horses folks, what about that other delicious orange root plant, Mr. Carrot?? Did you…

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Sport Specialization

The Downside of Sport Specialization for Young Athletes

October 6, 2015

All too often in today’s world of youth athletics, sport specialization can create what’s meant to be a  fun and purposeful activity into a highly competitive and stressful situation for the kids, parents, and coaches alike. With the idea of a…

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Tabata Training

Trim Up with Tabata Training

September 30, 2015

Tabata training is particular type of workout that is designed to provide both aerobic and anaerobic benefits – in other words – a way to improve your cardiovascular functioning as well as stimulate fat loss. Now you are listening. The high…

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Have Your Cake

Have Your Cake and Eat it Too

September 18, 2015

We wish we could all have our cake and eat it too??  Well, maybe we can. Many onlookers into the fitness world (as well as many who live it)  are led to believe that the only way to the coveted…

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Most Important part of Life

Make Time For What Matters Most

September 17, 2015
Vincent Camps

What comes to mind when you are asked to name the most important part of your life? The one answer I rarely hear first; and the correct answer, in my opinion, is exercise, but why not?  Obvious answers are family, friends,…

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Pumpkin Pecan Oatmeal

September 13, 2015

Need a warm, healthy breakfast for the holidays? Pumpkin Pecan Oatmeal Ingredients: 1/3 cup steel cut oats or oat bran 1 Tbsp cinnamon 1/4 cup pure canned pumpkin 1 scoop About Time cinnamon swirl protein powder 1Tbsp toasted pecans (optional)…

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Nutrition Tips

Time Saving Nutrition Tips

September 7, 2015
Jessica Brantley

Do you ever look at pictures of fitness chicks posting all their meals and Tupperware containers, and wonder- HOW they find the time and the energy for it?! Well, I was once one of the girls. I would spend hours,…

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Fall Smoothies

In Season Eats – Fall Smoothies

September 6, 2015

In Season Eats – Fall Smoothies We’re all witnesses to the recent farm-to-fork movement in the food and restaurant industry. Lately restaurants and cafes with the farm-to-table philosophy have been popping up just about everywhere! Restaurants like these are known…

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Learning to Embrace Travel

Learning to Embrace Travel

September 1, 2015

I am currently on a 6-week long trip in Southern Spain.  Predominantly, it is a personal trip with family, but working is also part of the routine. I love visiting my former residence of Spain, as well as traveling the…

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Pull Up

Workouts to Master The Pull Up

August 29, 2015

First it was the plank. Then it was hundred’s of air squats, and now it’s all about the pull up. It seems more people involved in fitness want to conquer this move more than any others which is totally AWESOME! It…

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Suspension Training

Take Your Workouts to New Heights With Suspension Training

August 28, 2015
Morgan Kingsbauer

When I first learned about suspension training, my mind was blown! There are so many different exercises that you can do, and at so many different intensity levels. The thing I love most about suspension training is that it can…

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Psychological Health

Improve Your Psychological Health

August 20, 2015
Jessica Brantley

Positive psychological (mental) health is essential for our survival, but it can easily be disturbed by the stress of jobs, kids and mortgages. When our minds are constantly distracted with these responsibilities, it becomes difficult to maintain an uplifted mood….

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Goals Setting

Goal Setting and Achievement

August 18, 2015
Christy Adkins

Just a few weeks ago, I was standing in a crowd of several thousand spectators, screaming encouragement to Ben Smith who was a farmer’s carry and two deadlifts away from being named the Fittest Man on Earth. It was his…

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Agility Training

Agility Training for Athletes – Get Faster and More Explosive

August 12, 2015

As summer training kicks into high gear during the month of August, it’s important to ensure that athletes are covering all their bases in preparation for fall sport participation, and that includes improving their agility training. Often I have athletes…

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Creating Your Diabetes Meal Plan

August 10, 2015

A key factor in diabetes management is eating balanced, healthy meals and snacks every day.  This doesn’t mean you have to completely stop eating the foods you like, but you need to understand how food affects your blood sugar and often…

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Exercise thru the Tough Times

August 3, 2015
Conor Nugent

  Tough times occur during every person’s life, but the use of exercise and a healthy diet can give you the mental game you need to get through it all. Whether your troubled times last minutes, hours, days, or months, this post is to…

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As a novice weight trainer how do I calculate macros? Please help. Thank you

August 2, 2015

How do I calculate macros?  Calculating how many grams of each macro you consume daily is specific to your goals and several other factors.   First, you must determine your maintenance calorie needs. There are several online calculators which makes…

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Fit Vacation

Tips to Have a Fit Vacation

July 29, 2015
Jessica Brantley

While vacation should be a time to relax and unwind, it can be a bit stressful if you have a strict fitness schedule and/or are concerned about weight gain. Fortunately, there are some things you can do while traveling to…

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Do You Juice?

July 28, 2015

Decide if juicing is right for you. Over the past years the protein shakes and protein smoothies are sharing the beverage spotlight with the tall glass of juice. I’m not talking about the commercial juices that create rainbows on the shelves…

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dirty bulk

Breaking Down the Dirty Bulk

July 21, 2015

Every lifter, at some point in his or her life, has the questioned the ‘dirty bulk’. One day you wake up and look in the mirror and say “I need to put on some size.” This blog will focus on the specific…

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working outside

Taking Your Workout Outside

July 20, 2015

Summer in Canada is SHORT!!! I mean really short, so when it finally gets here I make the efforts to take my workout outside! And even when it’s supposed to be summer, we are plagued with rainfall, mosquitos; or in…

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