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Nutrition

Capacity

When setting goals for fat loss, determining capacity is a critical part of the process. This holds true for those looking to lose 10lbs of bodyfat all the way to those looking to get stage ready in a physique competition. What I mean by determining capacity is determining what the body has the potential to […]

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WHAT IS BODYBUILDING?

  I would say it is NOT getting onstage in a competition and posing in front of a group of judges.  While this might be a surprise, let me explain. The definition of bodybuilding as I see it is the process of building muscle and lowering bodyfat composition, hence “building your body”.  While there are […]

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NANBF NATURAL IOWA SPONSOR PROFILE: MUSCLEEGG

NANBF NATURAL IOWA SPONSOR PROFILE: MUSCLEEGG

We wanted to highlight longtime NANBF Natural Iowa sponsor MuscleEgg! This stuff is awesome, having personally tried it, the taste is amazing for this high quality protein!  Certainly you can drink it, but it is also a great way to improve the consistency, flavor and obviously protein content on whatever meal you have.  Yes, you […]

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Bodybuilding contest prep update

Bodybuilding contest prep update

Back in May I began my contest diet for preparing to compete in bodybuilding this fall.  10 weeks later, I figured it was time for a progress update.  Certainly I am checking things daily and putting in the work to make progress, however, with trying to balance family, work, clients, etc, I don’t have the […]

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Training Tip: Motivation

Training Tip: Motivation

Often the question and topic of motivation comes up.  Usually it stems from “I’m losing motivation” or “trying to get motivated”.  Both of these are misguided and really the wrong question to the wrong person.  In fact, they shouldn’t be directed to anyone else other than yourself. Motivation needs to come from within, not from […]

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