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How being a scientist can help you with your gains

How being a scientist can help you with your gains

Most people have the training portion of their fitness regime down. Training is easy, right? Walk in the gym, beat yourself to a bloody pulp. It’s fun! However, the nutrition is where most everyone is lacking (assuming other lifestyle factors are in check). There are plenty of people who carry too much body fat and, [...]

October 29, 2013AX Writers Nutrition Articles

The Beginner’s Guide To Dieting: Part 2

The Beginner’s Guide To Dieting: Part 2

Welcome back to part 2 of the beginner’s guide series.  If you missed part 1, click here and read up!  So, if you did your homework, you should have a log of one week of eating.  For you cheaters, you should have 3 days of eating logged.  Now, what do you think?  Are you eating [...]

September 17, 2013Brandon Hahn Nutrition Articles

The Beginner’s Guide To Dieting: Part 1

The Beginner’s Guide To Dieting: Part 1

Dieting is a complex process and there are thousands of diets out there.  You have to decide which one is for you and go through some trial and error to see which one works.  The best approach to dieting is to make small adjustments rather than giant leaps.  You are on a journey and it’s [...]

September 6, 2013Brandon Hahn Nutrition Articles

How to make healthy stuffed cucumbers

How to make healthy stuffed cucumbers

What is a stuffed cucumber? Well, it’s time you found out.  Cucumbers are healthy, low in carbs, and high in nutrients!  Ingredients: 1 600g Cucumber (sliced approximately 1.5-2″ per section) 2 tbsp fat free cream cheese 1/2 c fat free greek yogurt 4.5 oz. Cooked Chicken Fresh dill *garnish Cut cucumbers into sections, pulse other [...]

August 22, 2013Brandon Hahn Nutrition Articles

Healthy High Protein Mexican Lasagna

Healthy High Protein Mexican Lasagna

The right ingredients can make all the difference when it comes to taste.  This is also the key factor when determining if a recipe will fit your macro goals.  In this edition of “in the kitchen” we are putting a healthy twist on a tasty recipe.  It makes 4 hearty servings as you can see [...]

August 13, 2013Brandon Hahn Nutrition Articles

The Best Protein Pancakes Ever!

The Best Protein Pancakes Ever!

You find a protein pancake recipe and the pictures look so tasty.  It’s the same blend of ingredients that others use and somehow it’s supposed to be better.  You whip up a batch, and sure enough it’s super dry!  It’s time to get AXtreme people!  Join me in the kitchen! Start off by weighing out [...]

August 8, 2013Brandon Hahn Nutrition Articles

Eat with AX for a day!

Eat with AX for a day!

Welcome to the AXtreme family!  Please take a seat and get settled in for a full day of meals.  Ok, so you won’t be dining with us physically, but you will get a taste of how we throwdown!  Healthy meals don’t have to taste bland, you must know how to cook them.  Put on your [...]

July 25, 2013Brandon Hahn Nutrition Articles

Are you overdieting?

Are you overdieting?

There comes a time in everyone’s life where they bear down and stick to the plan.  It’s brutal, it’s militant, and it’s stressful.  The scale is with you everywhere.  You slice out every section of fat possible on any source of meat.  You go grain-free and stick with just sweet potatoes or an all egg [...]

July 18, 2013Brandon Hahn Nutrition Articles

Does your diet take over your family life?

Does your diet take over your family life?

Dieting is hard.  There’s no way around it.  You diet for a show, lifestyle challenge, fitness challenge or whatever the reason.  The diet lasts weeks, months, even years.  That can take a toll on you and your family.  How do you deal with it?  Can you deal with it? How can you support them and [...]

July 15, 2013Brandon Hahn Nutrition Articles

7 Diet Tips For Summer

7 Diet Tips For Summer

Summer is upon us, well for the most part.  You’ve been hitting your weekly goals and are still on the right path.  A few pool parties and trips to the beach can land you in a world of hurt.  Snacking throughout the day along with a few adult beverages can ruin your plans.  Keep on [...]

June 27, 2013Brandon Hahn Nutrition Articles