Archive for February, 2011

30 Greenberry Shakeology Protein Shake Recipes

Sunday, February 27th, 2011

Greenberry Shakeology Recipes

Need protein powder?

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  • Whole-food ingredients maximize your intake of daily minerals, vitamins, and other nutrients you need to curb cravings, which allows you to burn stored fat more efficiently.
  • Over 20 different phytonutrients and antioxidants help reduce free radical damage that can lead to high blood pressure, heart disease, heart attacks, and stroke.
  • Digestive enzymes, prebiotics, and fiber help your body eliminate toxins more efficiently and promote better absorption of nutrients.

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If you are looking for a pure protein powder, check out Optimum Nutrition. Optimum Nutrition protein powder comes in about 20 different flavors, and is available in 1 lb, 2 lb, 5 lb, and 10 lb containers.

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If you decide to go with Optimum Nutrition protein powder or if you decide to try Shakeology you might want some additional recipes. In that case, check out the other 107 protein shake recipes. But for now, let’s take a look at some Greenberry recipes.

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Eating Right for Healthy Blood Pressure

Friday, February 25th, 2011

If you have been told you have high blood pressure, with the top number (systolic) of 140 or above, or the bottom number (diastolic) of 90 or above, you might be worried, and for good reason. High blood pressure means you have a higher risk of heart attack or stroke.

Your doctor may have talked to you about taking medication to bring your numbers down. I’m here to tell you that might not necessarily be the best solution. If your numbers are low enough, you might be able to control your blood pressure by adjusting your lifestyle. If you successfully control your blood pressure with a healthy lifestyle, you may avoid, delay or reduce the need for medication.

That being said, do not stop taking, or make any adjustments to your medication unless you talk to your doctor first. In fact, you should probably talk to your doctor before making drastic changes to your diet.

Here are 10 lifestyle changes you can make to lower your blood pressure and keep it down:

DASH Diet
The DASH Diet
  1. Lose extra pounds and watch your waistline
  2. Exercise regularly
  3. Eat a healthy diet
  4. Reduce sodium in your diet
  5. Limit the amount of alcohol you drink
  6. Avoid tobacco products and secondhand smoke
  7. Cut back on caffeine
  8. Reduce your stress
  9. Monitor your blood pressure at home and make regular doctor’s appointments
  10. Get support from family and friends

You are what you eat-or so they say. A diet rich in fruits and vegetables can be particularly important when it comes to controlling your blood pressure. What you choose to eat-and just as importantly, what you choose not to eat-may allow you to keep your blood pressure within safe limits.

Today you will learn about a proven diet for blood pressure control: The DASH diet.

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The P90X Fit Test

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

Order P90XWith so many at-home cookie-cutter workout routines out there, I figured it would be a great idea to discuss one of the best: P90X. After all, P90X is pretty cheap compared to paying a gym membership and hiring a personal trainer.

Will P90X turn you into a bodybuilder, a powerlifter, an Olympic gymnast, a marathon runner, or a sport-specific athlete? Oh, hell no!

Could P90X possibly get you in the best shape of your life with a minimal initial investment? Could P90X strengthen your body, improve your cardiovascular fitness, help heal nagging injuries, and dial in your 6-pack abs for summer? Oh, hell yes!

Click here to check out all of the Project Swole P90X articles, tips, tricks, hints, and reviews.

The P90X Fit Test

P90X is an intense workout program. Not everyone is able to keep up. Want to make sure you can handle P90X before you commit? Simply use the free P90X Fit Test. It only takes about a half an hour to do the test.

While majority of people will pass, and you can still use P90X if you’re determined, it is recommended that if you fail you try an easier program first. Now here is a quick summary of what to do.

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Discuss the Season in the NBA and Get a Free NBA Jersey

Friday, February 18th, 2011

Free NBA Team Jerseys

If you want to bypass all my ranting and raving about the NBA championships and skip directly to the free NBA jersey offer, click the image below, otherwise read on and forever hold your peace.

NBA Jersey

NBA Basketball 2010-2011

I’ll be the first one to admit that I am not the biggest basketball fan in the world. I can’t play basketball. I tried once when I was 10 or 11, and in high school people came up to me and asked if I was that chubby kid that tried to play basketball in the rec league back in fifth grade. Funny thing is, I got the most improved player award at the end of the year. Lebron James, eat your heart out.

In any case, I don’t watch much basketball, except for the occasional Boston Celtics game. Those guys have played a damned good ball game for the last 3 years now, dating back to that sick 07-08 season when they crushed everyone. Anyone remember that 131-92 win against the Lakers in game 7 of the 07-08 finals? That’s what I’m talkin’ about!

Who Will Win the 2010-2011 NBA Championship?

The Celtics are on pace to come out on top again this season, but there are some other contenders too.

  • The San Antonio Spurs are killing everyone.
  • Koby Bryant and the LA Lakers are always at the top of the standings.
  • Lebron, Wade, and Bosh have come together as the Miami Heat’s Big Three. (Although they can’t beat Boston.)
  • The Chicago Bulls are making a comeback.
  • In Dallas, the Mavericks are putting on a good show, but they operate in the shadow of the Spurs.

I would like to know who you think will make it to the playoffs and win the championship this year. Vote now and leave me a message in the comments to support or defend your decision.

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Colon Cleansing: Detox Your Body for Better Health

Monday, February 14th, 2011

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All of you acai berry fans keep asking me about colon cleanse supplements on a daily basis. Thanks to you I have gone out in search of more information about colon cleanse supplements.

What I have found out is this: colon cleansers really do make an effective Step #2 in a full body detox weight loss plan.

Read all about the Project Swole Three Step Full Body Detox Plan.

Pick up Step #1 of the Three Step Full Body Detox Plan here: Acai Berry Detox

By supplementing with both an acai berry supplement and a colon cleanse supplement, your body will be fully detoxed around the clock. Give it a try if you are looking for more energy, or if your ultimate goal is to burn fat and lose weight.

The points your should take away from this post include:

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The Psychology of a Max Effort Attempt

Thursday, February 10th, 2011
Visualization
Visualization

The technique of using visualization in sports training has become increasingly popular in recent years. While some people may question its effectiveness, research has found visualization can be quite successful.

A study conducted by Guang Yue, a psychologist from Cleveland Clinic Foundation, found that non-professional people gained 13.5 percent muscle strength just by carrying out mental exercises. Luckily, you don’t have to earn a psychology degree to understand or practice visualization; read on to learn how you can use this technique to psych yourself up to hit the gym and set a new personal record.

How to Use Imagery and Visualization

Over the years, many professional sportsmen have made use of visualization to achieve great success. For example, world champion golfer Jack Nicklaus, states that he never fires a shot, even while in practice, until he visualizes it clearly in his head. Muhammad Ali is also known to have used varying mental exercises to help improve his performance.

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Congratulations Green Bay Packers Winners of Super Bowl XLV

Monday, February 7th, 2011

By now most of you know that the Green Bay Packers won Super Bowl XLV. A big congrats to those guys! Aaron Rodgers and Packers defense were great pretty much the whole game.

Rodgers threw 3 touchdowns and the Packer’s D forced 3 turnovers, all of which led to points. Big Ben had a streak of good play when he nearly tied the game after being down 21-3, but the Green D kept him down where he belongs.

Aaron Rodgers
Aaron Rodgers

Eat your heart out Brett Favre.
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Super Bowl XLV Offer #2: Get 2 Free Super Bowl Tickets

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

Peter Griffin FootballYou saw my offer the other day to get a free NFL team jersey in support of Super Bowl XLV. Well, I have a new and better offer; I found something bigger and better, and wanted to let all Swole readers know about it.

Today I want to give you a chance to get 2 free Super Bowl tickets! Click on the link below and submit your e-mail address to get more information.

Click here to get 2 free Super Bowl tickets!

If you get the tickets and go to the game, you HAVE to let me know how it goes. Let’s send some Patriots fan to cheer for the Packers on Sunday!

Even if you just go to the game and root against the Steelers, Project Swole supports you! Enjoy the game.

Super Bowl Tickets

Don’t forget to click here and grab your 2 free Super Bowl tickets!

Intermittent Fasting: Workout Planning

Tuesday, February 1st, 2011

Intermittent Fasting Part 3 – Training to Burn Fat

And so, faithful readers, we have arrived at the final installment of our intermittent fasting series. In part 1 I gave you a brief overview as to what intermittent fasting is and what some of the benefits are. In part 2, I laid out the guiding blueprint to help you create your own nutrition plan, but today we’re gonna talk about how to create the sexy via resistance training.

Intermittent Fasting Results - Front Intermittent Fasting Results - Back
Here are the results of Roger’s recent bout with Intermittent Fasting – Nice work Rog!

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