Category: Nutrition

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Top Fitness Gifts Under $25 For Christmas 2015!

It’s Blogmas day 4 at MCP Total Fitness! Christmas is 16 days out, which means…depending on when you open gifts…you might only have 14 days left to get your shopping/ordering on Amazon done! I’m a terrible procrastinator, so my shopping is certainly not complete, but maybe writing this will get...

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Carbs: Naughty Or Nice List??

Blogmas Day 3 is upon us! Christmas is only 17 days away, and it’s time to take a good long look at the Naughty or Nice list! Today is judgement day for…..CARBS! Who gets the candy, and who gets the coal? No…the coal-getter is not all carbs ever created. They’re not...

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6 Easy Protein Shake Recipes For Fall!

We’ve made it everybody! September is officially here – the best sleeping weather of the year is just around the corner, football season is starting, and we’re headed back to school! One of my favorite things about fall is all the delicious flavors that come with the season. Unfortunately, a...

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High Protein Breakfast Foods in Five Minutes or Less!

High protein breakfast foods — a key component to a great start to your day. You can probably identify a few of them right off the top of your head…eggs, sausage, bacon, etc. These are awesome if you’re on top of your game, and in the kitchen first thing in...

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Foods That Burn Fat: Breakfast Edition

Ever wake up on a Sunday and start to regret some of the choices you made over the weekend? You might regret what you ate, not getting a workout in, maybe feeling a little hungover? We’ve all been there — at least I know I have…many, many times. You start thinking, “Ok, tomorrow is...

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Quick Cucumber Salad Recipe: Almost Like Grandma’s

I’m willing to bet if I asked you to rattle off one or two of the best dishes your grandma makes, you’d be able to do it with little hesitation. Grandmas just tend to offer something a little extra special to everything they do — especially in the kitchen. I...

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Weekly Food Prep Ideas: Be Prepared!

During one of the more memorable scenes in the Lion King, Scar (the angsty-looking lion to the right) gave some of the most valuable fitness advice you could ever hope to encounter — BE PREPARED. While Scar was perhaps speaking from a more devious, even evil, place at the time (Spoiler...

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Craving Killers: Delicious (Clean) Cookie Dough Bites!

Most of the time, I tend to crave the savory stuff. I love pizza, wings, nachos, anything deep fried…and of course, beer I’ve found though, that when I crave something sweet — cookies are usually what I want. Chocolate chip cookies, to be exact. When I came across the recipe for these...