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  • 21 Jan, 2015
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Powerlifting Defined

By, Justin Purcell The sport of Powerlifting is a test of power in usually three disciplines, bench press, dead lift, and squat. Sometimes you will find bicep curls thrown into the mix, but it’s not the most commonly seen. Powerlifting is the bodies overall attempt at a one rep max. The weights that both amateur and professional power lifters move are a complete tribute to how amazing the human body is. It seems like everyone is always concerned with bench press, and how that event is proof of overall strength. Think about it, how many times has someone approached you and asked you how much you deadlift? The bench press […]

  • 2 Dec, 2013
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Women in Sports

By, Justin Purcell Women have become more and more dominant in so many different sports! The level of competition that we see is sometimes borderline insane. The tenacity that these women train and compete at is nothing less than remarkable. It definitely makes you take a step back to observe them, and it makes you wonder if the female sex has surpassed the men in the world of sports. Mainstream media is definitely dominated by the male sex, but will that start to level out in the next 10-15 years? In my years of competing across 4 different sports I’ve been privileged to meet and train with a number of […]

  • 9 Nov, 2013
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Muscle Sandwich 411

By, Justin Purcell   THE CLAIM: A protein powdered treat! With 290 calories, 24 carbs, and 13g of protein the labeling is totally accurate. A protein snack, meal replacement, something intended to keep you going throughout the day. Don’t let the label or the candy-bar-like scrumptiousness mislead you. Muscle Sandwich is an Athlete’s and Active person’s savior. We need calories and carbs to fuel our crazy lifestyles, and while whole food is essential sometimes we need to introduce additional nutrients to take us to the next level. Muscle Sandwiches pack a fortifying energy punch to get you through a grueling workout or simply just a long day. EFFECTIVENESS: With the filling […]