Feb 11th 2017 | Issue #344

Most exercise is commonly seen as a tool to burn off calories and stored body fat. While exercise has potential to greatly increase calorie burn off and fat burning, as seen in elite athletes, studies show that for most people who are struggling with fat loss, dieting - i.e. reducing caloric intake - results in a greater weight loss (or fat loss in some cases) than exercising.Why?

We all know that protein supplements significantly improve recovery and directly contribute to muscle growth. 

Now let's look at the best of the protein options and discuss where they'll best fit into your current training plan.
Truth is, these two hormones are absolutely necessary for improving body composition. Insulin and cortisol are arguably the two most demonized hormones in health/fitness subculture; it's unfortunate that so few people actually understand how important they are for improving muscle growth and fat loss.

"For Me, It Goes Beyond The Before & After Photo"

This weeks Lean Body Transformation belongs to Brock Tidwell who took first place in our 2016 Lean Body Challenge 18-29 division. Brock lost an amazing 20 lbs of fat in 12 weeks.

"For me it goes beyond the before and after in my pictures and losing X amount of weight or making gains. It's all the little things in between that aren't pictured. I gave this challenge my everything.
I gave it so much, and gained a hundred times more. And  I would do it all over again, just to grow as a person" - Brock Tidwell

This Weeks Featured Products 

 Made with natural ingredients,
Lean Body® Protein Bars, are the perfect on-the-go food for the busy person.
With Lean Body® RTD's you don't have to sacrifice flavor OR health. Enjoy a tasty 40 grams of Protein - On the Go!

Everything You Ever Needed to Know About Creatine!

Creatine became a popular supplement in the 1990s with bodybuilders and athletes for increasing strength and building lean muscle mass.In this video Dr Dan and Lee discuss all aspects of creatine, both good and bad.

Low Carb Peanut Butter Protein Shake!

If I were to tell you that you could make a peanut butter cup milkshake with less than 5 grams of net carbs, would you believe me? Well you no longer have to because it's right here! This recipes makes enough for 2 shakes and is absolutely delicious!

Nothing Says Power & Strength Like Good Wheels!

Building thick, strong legs does not come easy, but if you follow Team Labrada's Brian Martinez powerfu legs workout, along with a mass building diet, you're guaranteed to see growth!

Yours for a Lean Body,


Lee Labrada,

Founder & CEO of Labrada Nutrition