Month: April 2014

XTEND BCAA Jello

1 scoop of Strawberry Kiwi XTEND (or your favorite flavor) 1 TB of Unflavored Gelatin 1 cup of water Mix above ingredients into a bowl. Once dissolved heat on low for 5 minutes whisking occasionally. Pour XTEND jello mixture into small ramekins and refrigerate until firm. Recipe yields two serving.

The Power of Plyos

by: Mike Salazar Commonly known as jump training, plyometrics involve stretching a muscle with a powerful contraction before firing it. Being able to quickly activate your muscles to move a heavy load is crucial to becoming successful in the important foundational movements such as the squat, deadlift, bench press, pull-up, and overhead press. While high-end… Read more »

Can’t Train? Take XTEND

We all hit that dry spell in the gym. It might be an injury, work, or family obligations, but somehow life will get in the way of even the most dedicated training program. A new study shows that regularly consuming BCAAs during your time away from the gym can help reduce the loss in gains… Read more »

XTEND BCAA Float

By Caroline Weeks What you’ll need: One Scoop of Scivation XTEND BCAAs (try Pink Lemonade or Orange Dream) Sparkling Flavored Water or Sugar Free Soda 1/2 cup Frozen Yogurt or Kefir Tips for making the perfect float: Try adding half a scoop of XTEND at a time to the sparkling water while slowly stirring the… Read more »

BCAA Gummy Bears

Here’s a fun gummy bear recipe that is sure to make you smile, curb those cravings, and keep your BCAA intake high 1 scoop of Watermelon XTEND BCAAs (or your favorite flavor) 3 envelopes of Knox Unflavored Gelatin 1/2 cup of  tepid water Candy mold (we used a bear mold, but any candy mold or… Read more »

The Many Sides of the Backside

By: Rocio Ruiz Let’s face it, the backside is one of the most difficult areas to whip into shape, but also one of the most important and obsessed-over body parts for any woman, competitor or not. Our glutes are a big muscle group and require attention from all angles. My goals for this year are… Read more »