Archive for June, 2013

Clean Eating: Gluten Free, Protein Carrot Cake

If you are like me and have a sweet tooth it’s a battle to not let it get the best of me and not to turn into a sugar deprived, […]

EXERCISING DURING PREGNANCY

Consult your physician before beginning a new routine** During pregnancy you will still be able to participate in many of the activities you did before conceiving. Along with exercise, the […]

Proper Rest and Listening to Your body

If you’ve been around the gym for a while, you’ve probably heard the saying “No pain, no gain”. This is a completely true saying, but only when pain is defined […]

“COMMIT TO NEVER QUIT!”

LABRADA Nutrition, have you ever felt like you just wanted to QUIT? Often, goals are started with an incredible amount of motivation and enthusiasm. You are fired up and ready […]

Was I Prepared For A Reality TV Adventure Race? Part 1

“You’ve been chosen to compete in a month long adventure race. This will be a multi-million dollar Mark Burnett production to be aired prime time on ABC. Here’s a list […]

Challenging Squat Workout On The Squat Rack

For those of you that don’t know, I am from the great state of West Virginia. On June 20th, West Virginia celebrated 150 years as a state in our great […]

A Less-Weight Change for Big Gains?

Many gym rats find themselves stuck in the mindset of needing to always train heavy in order to grow.  By doing that, however, they can miss out on key sarcoplasmic […]

Mental Training? Part 3 : Confidence

If you missed Part 1, clic here : Mental Training? Part 1 : Goal Setting If you missed Part 2, clic here : Mental Training? Part 2 : Imagery We […]

“SORE THUMB” SUCCESS

LABRADA Nutrition fans, doesn’t it feel easier sometimes to just “blend in”? I mean, you have much less of a chance of getting NOTICED and can avoid being ridiculed for […]

Chest and Back Superset

For the ultimate upper body pump, nothing beats the Chest and Back Superset. These two major muscle groups are ideal to use in a superset combination because they are opposing […]

Oatcakes

I could never get into the taste or smell of rice cakes but my Mum introduced me to these homemade oatcakes which are a more filling, better smelling, and gluten […]

Pain-Free Exercise For Tris

If you have trouble with developing your triceps, especially the long-head, you’re not alone. Many people develop elbow issues because of cumulative overload on the joint from heavy usage.  Stretch […]

Mental Training? Part 2 : Imagery

If you missed Part 1, clic here : Mental Training? Part 1 : Goal Setting What is imagery? Using ones sense to re-create or create an experience in your mind. […]

TELL NEGATIVE THOUGHTS TO ‘TAKE A HIKE’ AND FOCUS ON WHAT YOU LIKE!

Labrada fans, we all have features that we do not like about ourselves, but how about the things that you DO like? Why focus on what you consider to be […]

THINGS WE CAN LEARN FROM BABIES!

What many people try to learn from experts at seminars, we can understand from the cutest of sources – babies! Something happened on August 23, 2012 that has changed my […]