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How Much Protein Do You Need Per Meal to Stimulate Muscle Growth

Contributed by Matt Volpe, Canfitpro Certified Trainer and Sales Associate at Spartan Fitness Mississauga.

I overheard two older trainers talking and giving advice to a much younger lifter on the amount of protein he should consume to see the quickest results. The two elder gentlemen were both adamant that the more protein the better, advising the client to “take two scoops” and “eat double meat” at every meal. These quotes didn’t really bother me but then I heard the line that made my blood boil. Read on why....

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Flip the switch and get on with it!

If we want to get healthier and feel better, we have got to change how we are currently living our lives. Make the commitment to be a stronger, more balanced, healthier version of you. Here's some quick tips to help you flip that switch and get get on with it.

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Why Your Body Loves It When You Eat Locally

When you eat locally, you get more nutritious food. The size of our produce, like our bodies, has increased, but the nutritional value has not; studies show that today's commercial produce has far lower levels of nutrients than those grown 40 years ago. Read more

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How to Maximize Your Results in 30 Days

There's nothing like a wedding, school reunion, beach holiday or conference to get you motivated into getting more fit.  Don't opt for extreme diets or regimens that can make you feel depleted, or even backfire, leaving you in worse shape. Follow these tips and you'll feel stronger and more confident – plus you'll look great in all those group selfies and have people saying, "What have you done? You look brilliant!" Read on

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Everything you need to know about amino acid spiking

Whether your goal is putting on muscle or shedding a few pounds, a quality protein supplement can help streamline those results. Learn about what distinguishes a quality protein supplement from a poor one in this blog post. Read More

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