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Things to Know Before your First Marathon

The number one rule in marathoning is don’t try anything new on race day or race week. Stick to what your body knows and treat every long run like a dress rehearsal for the race.

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Posted in Cardio, Fitness, Running, Training, Workout | April 26, 2017

Everything you need to know about Hot Yoga

You have probably done Yoga but have you ever tried Hot Yoga? Hot Yoga adds a whole new level of difficulty along with the benefits of detoxification, flexibility, de-stressing, and more. If you have never tried hot yoga and want to give it a try here are some tips to prepare for Hot Yoga.

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Posted in Cardio, Fitness, Gym, Stretching, Workout | April 11, 2017

Promax Caramel Chocolate Popcorn #MAXMUNCHIES

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Posted in MAXMunchies, Nutrition, Recipes | April 4, 2017

Danielle Blocker

What makes you the Featured Fan?
I love Promax Cookies n’ Cream bar! It’s my go to post workout snack. When I’m really trying to get through a hard workout it’s what I think about, I use it as motivation because I literally love the flavor that much!

Which Promax bar do you like best?  Cookies n Cream … better than any Oreo I’ve ever had 🙂

Why is Fitness and Nutrition important to you?
Fitness and nutrition is important to me because I wasn’t always in shape or making the best health decisions. I’ve been overweight, I’ve been a drinker and a smoker and a fast food regular. Now that I prioritize my health I feel so much better both mentally and physically. Our bodies are an amazing thing and when you fuel it correctly and train you can accomplish awesome things. Since I changed my health habits I’ve ran 3 marathons, a Tough Mudder and competed in the bikini division of NANBF.

What is one unique thing about you?
I am relentlessly determined. Some may call it stubborn, but when I want to do something I push until I accomplish it. I literally submerge myself in it. For instance, I started running and 6 months later completed my first marathon. When I started lifting I competed in my first bodybuilding competition 8 months later and won Bikini Tall Open and Bikini Tall Novice.

Not fitness related but another fun fact is the first time I went in an airplane I jumped out! Don’t worry, it was planned — I was skydiving and I recommend it to an thrill seeker.

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Posted in Featured Fan | March 27, 2017

What You Eat is What You Lift- How Your Food Choices Influence Your Performance

A common issue among new fitness enthusiasts is their lack of understanding of proper nutrition – what it is, what it does and what it has to do with training. Most either start out by believing that more strength and more muscle means more food, so they eat more of anything and everything, without paying attention to their timing or menu.

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Fix your form: How to Box Jump

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Box jumps are a basic quintessential plyometric workout that build explosive power, strength, and stability. However, people tend to use incorrect form that could cause some serious damage to your body. Once you nail the correct form, add box jumps to your workout to target your fast-twitch muscle fibers that will ultimately improve your lifts. If you are new to box jumps, start with a box no higher than knee height and work up to a higher box.

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Posted in Cardio, Crossfit, Fitness, Strength Training, Training, Workout | March 20, 2017

The Best Travel-friendly Snacks

Do you find yourself struggling to eat healthy while traveling? If you bring your own snacks you are more likely to resist buying unhealthy food. While there are many healthy snack ideas, here are 5 quick and easy travel-friendly snacks.

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Posted in Healthy Eating, Nutrition, Snacks | March 14, 2017

4 Tips for Proper Form on a Rowing Machine

Young man doing exercises on rowing machine in a gym.

Many people know how great the rowing machine is for a full body workout but they hesitate to use one because they don’t know how. Learn the proper form and technique below so that you can be confident the next time you row.

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Posted in Cardio, Fitness, Training, Workout | February 10, 2017

Promax Ice Cream Bowls #MAXMUNCHIES

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Posted in MAXMunchies, Recipes | February 3, 2017

An inside look at Promax Original & Lower Sugar

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Our mission is to inspire people to live a healthy, active lifestyle through good nutrition and regular exercise. We provide delicious, convenient, nutritionally balanced protein bars to fuel active consumers’ fit lifestyles. Since 1996 Promax is the fuel for doing! So what makes a Promax bar a promax bar? Our bars contain 18-20 grams of complete protein. All our bars are gluten-free, kosher, and vegetarian.

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Posted in Gluten-Free, Healthy Eating, Nutrition, Protein, Snacks | February 1, 2017

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