Top 15 Fitness Beasts You Should Be Following On Twitter
We are all the way through January. Are you still going strong on your fitness goals? Or have you lost motivation? We know how hard it is to stick with your workout plan from day to day.

That is why we put together a list of the top fitness beasts you should be following on Twitter. These guys know what they are talking about, and you will certainly find the motivation you need to keep going...
Essential Apps for Staying Fit on the Go
Keeping your workout and nutrition regiment is a tough task by definition. But as any travelling gym rat will tell you doing this when travelling is much harder. Trying to keep track of food intake and tracking your workout program while on the go can be a real hassle. With that in mind we have gathered a great set of apps that can help you stay fit & lean while on the go.

We have installed and used almost a 100 relevant apps and our selection criteria was focused on ease of use, functionality and affordability. The review is designed to give you a quick snapshot of what the app is about, why we chose it and where to get it....
In a study performed by researchers in Lund University in Sweden, Lingoberries were found to almost completely prevent weight gain in mice. Seriously? Yeah, Seriously!

The researches took 2 groups of mice, and put one group on a high fat diet and the second group on a low fat diet. They then split the 2 groups into 9 mini groups each and fed them with a type of berry (Lingonberry, blueberry, raspberry, blackcurrant and even the ‘super’ berry – Acai).

They run the experiment for 3 months. And the results?
5 signs you are UNDER Training
Over training is a common problem in weight training…and has been a topic of discussion for decades. Well, we do believe over training is real, but as any serious bodybuilder will tell you, the more common phenomena is what we call ‘under training’. Check out our post and Infographic and don't forget to tell us what you think!
What does the Israeli Army Know about Beta Alanine that You Don't?
If you were looking for that one last reason to start supplementing with Beta Alanine, then this just might be it. Take a look at this summary of the research results published in the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition.

The experiment was performed with 20 male soldiers. The subjects were given 6 g beta-alanine daily for four weeks, or a placebo. The soldiers had to complete a set of trials that involved 2.6 mile running, followed by five countermovement jumps, a 120-metre sprint, target shooting and finally mental arithmetic (Before and after the experiment period)...
3 Surprising Healthy Cheats Under 100 Calories
Summer is just around the corner and a lot of us are in the midst of our cut. And We all at some point get that craving, needing to get something sweet into your body! But you just can’t afford the calories or your macros can’t handle the fat?

If only you had something that is actually food (not powder), fills you up and tastes great.

We feel you bro and we are here to help you. Our team sat down and came up with these 3 surprisingly low calorie cheats. Yeah! A sweet cheat with less than 100 calories and a surprising macro profile.
Ok! Let the countdown begin...
The average Joe, will look at the sticker price and poundage (weight) and will run a simple math. Well, 5lb of protein powder for $34 at Costco is a great price compared to an Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard right? same 5lb but for $53. Easy right? Well, not so fast.

On the surface of things the Costco powder is a whooping $19 cheaper (35%)....well, not so fast. Comparing poundage is, and excuse my language, nothing but stupid. Why you ask? Well, because you are not getting 5lb of protein in any of the alternatives above. Yeah, I know the product says 5lb of protein powder..so what!

So, in order to help you get things right, here's a very simple way to understand what you are actually getting and how much are you paying for it.
In this Fitness Science Bit we bring you an experiment conducted by Deborah Rohm Young, Ph.D., from Kaiser Permanente. This experiment tests the effects of physical activity and sedentary on your heart in general, and the likelihood of heart failure as a result of each one of the two.
In this fitness science bit we will be examining the post workout effect of fast absorbing protein, aka whey protein, and slow absorbing protein, such as  whole foods and casein, on muscle synthesis and eventually muscle growth.

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