Top 4th of July BBQ Foods

Here are the top three foods to look for at your next 4th of July barbecue that are not going to break your health regimen. These foods will keep you on the straight and narrow so you don't fall off the wagon.

1. Grilled Asparagus

No barbecue is truly complete without grilled asparagus. The benefits of grilled asparagus come down to something known as asparagine, a powerful diuretic. Diuretics flush out excess water, inflammation, and edema that can make you look better for a pool party.  [read more]

Top 8 2017 Fitness Events to Attend This Summer

Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon

Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon is celebrating its 20th year as the marathon series that combines live music with running, to provide a super fun experience. Bands play throughout the course, and in concert afterwards, as runners conquer half-marathons and marathons throughout the world. This summer, there are Rock ‘n’ Roll running events in Chicago, IL Dublin, Ireland, and Virginia Beach, with Montreal towards the end of September. Running (or walking) in one of these energy-fil  [read more]

What is Circular Knit Technology?

Circular Knit Technology

Circular knit technology creates comfortable, breathable, and seamless apparel. Maximize your comfort and performance in seamless fitness apparel.

Why You Need Circular Knit Technology

Apparel made with circular knit technology isn't cut or sewn when it's constructed, with a goal of creating a seamless piece. Seams are susceptible to wearing down or even ripping over time. Intense physical activity might even hasten this wear and tear. When you exercise in seamles  [read more]

Energy Boosting Summer Drink

Summer is here and it’s time get outside and get moving. In order to start boosting your energy, here is a drink recipe you can have 3-4 times per week to avoid adrenal fatigue.          


            10 ounces of unsweetened coconut water

            ¼ cup unsweetened cranberries

            ¼ teaspoon of Himalayan pink salt

            ¼ teaspoon cream of tartar

            ½ teaspoon Maca

Step 1      

The first thing to add is 10 ounces of unsweetened coconut water.   [read more]

3 Intra-workout Foods to Boost Your Performance

Forget pre-workout nutrition. Forget post-workout nutrition. Let's live in the moment with the intra, the during workout nutrition. I'm going to break down the three foods that I recommend you consume to boost your workout.

1. Rice Cakes

Rice cakes are effective intra workout because they don't put much strain on your digestive system. Rice usually has starch molecules that are all bound together really tight, but through the puffing process, air is injected into the rice. This allows th  [read more]

The Jungle Gym Workout

When the weather is nice, it feels good to train outside!

Cardio exercises like jogging may seem to be the obvious choice for an outdoor workout, but you can also get a serious strength training session without hitting the weights.

Since calisthenics workouts require very little equipment, they're easy to do at a local park or playground. You might get a funny look or two, but you'll also get a fun, full-body workout without needing to shell out for a gym membership.

Pull-ups and Hanging  [read more]

Smoothie Recipe to Help Maintain Blood Sugar Levels

Here's a simple, five ingredient smoothie using ginger and turmeric, to help maintain your blood sugar, insulin levels, and digestion.


2 cups frozen strawberries

1 ½ cups unsweetened almond milk

1 ½ teaspoon cinnamon

1 tablespoon ginger

5 – 6 pumps liquid turmeric

First ingredient

Two cups of frozen strawberries. Why frozen over fresh? Believe it or not, frozen strawberries actually retain their mineral and nutrient value significantly better because they're flash froz  [read more]

5 Night Shift Sleep Tips

It’s no joke that night-shift work and graveyard’s long crazy hours are unhealthy. Short-term, it affects your anxiety levels, depression, food cravings, and hormones. In the long term, the effects are really negative. Long-term bouts of anxiety, depression, chronic gastrointestinal issues, and controlling your overall metabolism.

Here are five quick night shift sleep tips to implement into your life that are going to help your hormones recycle better, so that you can perform your best, at w  [read more]

Thomas DeLauer | Food For You and Fido

Normally, Executive Body and Performance Coach, Thomas DeLauer, discusses techniques for optimizing the human body and mind. In this video, Thomas will apply the same nutrition techniques used for humans, to our pets.

Learn more about Scratch My Belly and how to get the exclusive Scratch My Belly tri-blend tee at HYLETE.com/scratch-my-belly

How to Find Your Focus Zone | HYLETE CEO, Ron Wilson

In this week’s BarbellBusiness episode, Ron Wilson will discuss how he has built a multi-dimensional business with apparel, fitness accessories, and training apps. His vision is set on doing even more, but what made him successful is the fact he started with a singular focus, what he calls his Focus Zone. Watch the video below, and to see more videos like this, visit, barbellbusiness.com


Circuit Challenge for Charity Spotlight | Scratch My Belly

Get to know Scratch My Belly

Scratch My Belly Dog Rescue is a nonprofit organization, saving animals from high kill shelters in Southern California and the streets of Mexico, taking dogs from dangerous situations and giving them the love and attention they need to be happy and healthy. Without the help from the volunteers, donors, and partner organizations, Scratch My Belly, would not be able to take in and help the dogs it currently does. Since its inception, Scratch My Belly has rescued over  [read more]

Circuit Challenge for Charity Spotlight | Team Rubicon

Get to know Team Rubicon

Team Rubicon's primary mission is providing disaster relief to those affected by natural disasters, be they domestic or international. By pairing the skills and experiences of military veterans with first responders, medical professionals, and technology solutions, Team Rubicon aims to provide the greatest service and impact possible.

A word from Team Rubicon

“Responding to disasters across the country and world takes determination and streng  [read more]

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