It’s only tradition that we come up with a new recipe for our newest bar release — but this one holds a special place in our hearts. Because who can say no to salted caramel anything? These brownies take little to no effort to make...
It’s that time of year where you can’t escape pumpkin — that’s great news if you’re a fan of our Pumpkin Pie Protein Bar, chocolate and decadent dessert. Because these pumpkin spice truffles are truly a marvel to enjoy. They take minimal effort and will...
FRANDOS! It is I, your king! Blare the trumpets and beat the drums! Scourge the unrighteous ones! Anoint the virgins! For I come bearing titillating tidings from the front! How much did we raise during Charity Week? I promised I’d share exactly how much money we raised for Ruck ‘N’ Run during Charity Week, and I’m thrilled to announce the result: $2,100! Amazing!  Those funds are going to make...
Kidney failure may be both prevented and treated with a plant-based diet, and it’s no wonder: Kidneys are highly vascular organs, packed with blood vessels. Harvard researchers found three significant dietary risk factors for declining kidney function: “animal protein, animal fat, and cholesterol.” Animal fat can alter the actual structure of our kidneys. In my video How Not to...
  These days, there are a variety of companies offering DNA testing so you can learn about your genealogy, origins, and genetic makeup. Chances are you’ve already used one of them, like 23andMe or Ancestry.com. There’s even more you can do with these services, though. Poke around online and you’ll find quite a few self-styled experts who are eager to review your...
Key Takeaways Strength standards are strength benchmarks for different exercises based on your body weight and sex. Strength standards are useful for setting strength goals and deciding what lifts to work on the most, but they can easily over- and underestimate how much you should be able to lift. A good rule of thumb when setting strength goals is to try to...
<!-- 0 FREE SHIPPING and RETURNS Written by Michael Matthews   If you’re new to working out or weightlifting in general, the world of bodybuilding can be intimidating, confusing, and contradictory. Maybe you’re getting mixed signals about how much muscle you can gain or how lean you can get. Maybe you’re...
There are two very different philosophies of dieting. One revolves around planning or counting/tracking the calories and macros of everything that you eat. The IIFYM Diet is a good example of this method. The other eschews numbers and opts for rules about how, what, and when you should eat, instead. All forms of dieting that agitate for one form of “clean eating” or...
We’ve known since the 1930s that type 2 diabetes can be prevented, arrested, and even reversed with a plant-based diet. Within five years of following the diet, about a quarter of the diabetic patients in that early study were able to get off insulin altogether. Plant-based diets are relatively low in calories, though. Is it possible their diabetes just got...
Key Takeaways The “keto diet” is short for “ketogenic diet,” which is the drastic reduction of carbohydrate intake to make your body switch to using fat as it’s major fuel source. Keto flu is the result of your body being forced to use fat as the main source of energy instead of glucose (aka carbs). There’s no guaranteed way to avoid keto...