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Healthy Recipes Part 2: High Protein Berry Cheesecake

High-Protein Berry Cheesecake I know a good cheesecake is my downfall when it comes to my diet so try this fantastic recipe that you can use to help beat those cravings while cutting the calories and giving your diet a boost in protein Ingredients:   2 cups low fat cottage cheese 2 eggs 1/2 cup […]

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Healthy Recipes Part 1: Tuna Burgers

As you may be aware, about 70% of the gains you make with your training come down to your ability to control your diet and supply your body with the nutrients it needs. For that reason i decided to start adding a series of healthy option recipes.   Tuna Burgers Tuna burgers are a great […]

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3 Key Elements to Success and Reaching Your Goals

To Achieve your goals you need these 3 key Elements  KNOWLEDGE , ENTHUSIASM and BELIEF. If you have all these you will reach your goals, if one of these is missing your journey may not be as fruitful. KNOWLEDGE – Having the proper knowledge of  Exercise Technique,Training Splits, Rest Periods and Nutrition is vitally important. […]

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Fats Explained

FATS Fat serves as energy stores for the body. 1 gram of fat = 9 Calories/37.8 Kj It is broken down in the body to release glycerol and free fatty acids The glycerol can be converted to glucose by the liver and thus used as a source of energy. Vitamins A, E, D and K […]

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Carbohydrates Explained

CARBOHYDRATES Carbohydrates are the body’s prime energy source. They help in the proper function of the brain as well as the body’s muscles by transforming sugar into the energy your body truly needs. There are two main types of carbohydrate, simple and complex. 1 gram of Carbohydrates = 4 Calories What Are Simple Carbohydrates? Simple […]

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Supplements Easily Explained Part 4: L-Glutamine

Glutamine has been a popular nutritional supplement for some time now, and with good reason. Glutamine is the most abundant amino acid in muscle tissue and in the bloodstream, and plays important roles throughout the body. One of the most visible effects of glutamine supplementation is its cell-volumizing ability because it leads to an increased […]

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Supplements Easily Explained Part 3: L-Carnitine

  L-Carnitine is a natural nutrient that used to be known as vitamin BT. L-Carnitine is a physiological substance, essential for energy production and for fat metabolism. L-Carnitinecan be synthesized in the human liver, but insufficient amounts may be produced in infants, in adolescents and in adults under certain physiological conditions. L-Carnitine, also known as […]

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Supplements Easily Explained Part 2: BCAA’s

BCAAs (branched chain amino acids) are the essential aminos leucine, isoleucine, and valine. The combination of these three amino acids makes up approximately 1/3 of skeletal muscle tissue in the human body. BCAAs play a very important role in protein synthesis (the production of proteins in cells from amino acids to build muscle). Amino acids […]

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Be the best you can be… everyday!

Thank you for visiting my site and welcome to PeakPerformance365.com! My mission is to help as many people as possible to overcome any difficulties and problems, whether that be weight management, depression, self esteem issues, etc through taking up regular exercise and adopting a healthier lifestyle. We all have the ability to change and through […]

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