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How Much Protein Do You Need Daily?

Have you ever asked yourself how many grams of protein should I eat daily? Well, you aren’t alone. Many people are unsure of how much protein they should consume and because of this they probably are not eating the amount they should.

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Chocolate Brownie Parfaits #MAXMUNCHIES

If you love chocolate and Promax Bars, these parfaits are perfect for you!

Ingredients:

1 Cup Chocolate Pudding
1 Cup Cool Whip
1 Promax Double Fudge Brownie Bar (cut into pieces)
Whipped Cream to Top

Directions:

Take all the ingredients and layer starting with the Promax bar on the bottom, top with cool whip and chocolate pudding. Repeat until you reach the top of the glass and top with whipped cream and a piece of the bar.

Post Workout Mistakes You Are Probably Making

You’ve just finished a hard workout and you’re feeling that after-workout high. So what do you do next?

If you’re like most people, you just want to lie down and collapse on a couch. However, that is not what you should do and it could be causing issues.  What you do post-workout is just as important as the training itself.  Here are the top 5 workout mistakes that you are probably making:

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Chocolate Protein Mousse #MAXMUNCHIES

Indulge in a to-die-for dessert without feeling all the guilt! This recipe for Chocolate Mousse is equally delicious and easily topped with a Promax Protein Bar for extra protein!

Ingredients:

  • 2 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 4 large egg yolks
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon chocolate protein powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 Tablespoon cocoa powder
  • Garnish: Whipped Cream & Promax Double Fudge Brownie Bar

Directions:

  1. Beat egg yolks in a small bowl with electric mixed on high speed about 3 minutes or until thick. Gradually beat in sugar.
  2. Heat 1 cup whipping cream in 2-quart saucepan over medium heat until hot. Gradually stir in at least half of the hot whipping cream into the egg yolk mixture; stir back into hot cream in saucepan. Cook over low heat about 5 minutes, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens (do not boil). Stir in protein powder and cocoa powder. Cover and refrigerate about 2 hours, stirring occasionally, just until chilled.
  3. Beat 1 1/2 cups whipping cream in chilled medium bowl with electric mixer on high speed until stiff. Fold chocolate mixture into whipping cream. Pipe or spoon mixture into serving bowls.
  4. Refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving.
  5. Add your toppings and enjoy!

Brownie Fruit Tart #MAXMUNCHIES

This decadent tart is our official start to spring! Made with Promax Double Fudge Brownie as the crust and topped with whipped cream and fresh fruit, it’s the perfect treat!

Ingredients:

Promax Double Fudge Brownie (1 bar makes two mini tarts)
Whipped Cream
Fresh Fruit

Directions:

Crush a Promax bar with your fingers or a rolling pin and cut in half.  Top with a dollop of whipped cream. Add fresh fruit (we used bananas, strawberries, blueberries, and kiwi. Eat Immediately!

Chocolate Coconut Smoothie Bowl #MAXMUNCHIES

This Chocolate Coconut Smoothie Bowl is refreshing and chocolatey! It’s an absolutely delicious way to start the day! This easy recipe is gluten-free and is perfect for a dessert-for-breakfast type of day.

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Banana Split #MAXMUNCHIES

Enjoy a healthy twist on the classic banana split by adding protein with a Promax Bar!  It’s sure to be a crowd pleaser!

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Top Foods for Faster Muscle Recovery

Sore muscles are a given after any intense workout but filling yourself up with pro-recovery foods will help alleviate the pain and time spent recovering. What foods will help me recover faster, you ask? Add these 6 categories of nutrient food to help recover the right way.

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Everything You Need To Know About Obstacle Course Racing

Obstacle course racing (OCR) is a sport in which a competitor must overcome various obstacles while also running. They are both mentally and physically challenging. There are multiple types of Obstacle course races that you can do: Spartan Race, Tough Mudder, and Warrior Dash are the most popular. Spartan races range from 3 miles to marathon distances and can include 20-60 obstacles depending on the race. Tough Mudders are endurance events where you have a 10-12 mile obstacle course. A Warrior Dash is a 5K Mud Run with 12 obstacles. No matter which one you choose, here are some things to know before you do an OCR.

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Berry Smoothie Bowl #MAXMUNCHIES

Looking for a smoothie that is easy to make and delicious? Look no further. This berry smoothie mixes fresh berries with a hint of healthy spinach (you can hardly notice its there) for a perfect start to your day!

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