Sweet Potato Chicken Bake Recipe

Sweet Potato Chicken Bake: 2 Large Chicken Breasts 3 Large Sweet Potatoes 2T Olive or Avocado Oil 1/2T Brown Sugar Dash of salt Dash of black pepper Garlic Powder (to taste) Cayenne Pepper (to taste) Hot Chili Powder (to taste) Directions: Preheat oven to 400. Spray glass pan or baking pan with nonstick spray. Dice…

Chicken “Fried Rice” Recipe

Chicken “Fried Rice” Recipe: 1 (8 ounce) bottle of Bragg Liquid Aminos 1T Sriracha 1tsp Avocado or Olive oil 1/2tsp fish sauce 1 pound chicken thighs, diced salt, to taste 1 red bell pepper, diced 1 orange bell pepper, diced 1/2 yellow or white onion, diced 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1 package of cauliflower rice…

7 Snacks under 200 Calories

When hunger strikes, having the right snack on hand to satisfy can be the difference between staying on plan or veering off course.  Try these nutritious 200-calorie snacks and curb any craving from salty snacks to sweet treats! Whey Protein Shakes are a delicious, on-the-go option that can help you gain muscle mass and lose body…

5 Recommended Supplements For Athletes

INTRA-WORKOUT Replenish & Hydrate During a workout of any length, be sure to drink water and replenish electrolyte stores to prevent dehydration. For training workouts or games over an hour, you will also need to replenish your carbohydrate supply for energy and kick-start muscle recovery. Fortify is a great option because it provides both immediate…

4 BOOMING FOURTH OF JULY SNACK IDEAS

Healthy and easy recipes you can feel good about – We all love our sweets like brownies and ice cream. Maintaining a nutritional diet and trying to avoid the foods we love can be very difficult. Treat yourself while staying on track with these Fourth of July inspired recipes using our customer favorites. Chilled Wild…

How Carbohydrates Improve Aesthetic & Athletic Performance

Diets like Atkins, Keto, Paleo and other low carb diets are a hot topic with people that wish to lose weight. Contrary to popular belief, carbohydrates are not the enemy. In fact, they are essential for sustaining life, increasing a slow metabolism movement and improving athletic performance. And, when utilized from the best quality and…

Complete Nutrition’s Complete Vitality Stack

This combination of products is designed to offer a full weight-loss and muscle building experience. The Complete Vitality Stack has four products that all work together: Annex™ Protein Powder, Legal Limit Labs™ Omega Shred™, Mancore® Total Fat Burn and Mancore® Testosterone Replenish. These products complement one another and work for men looking to lose weight…

Complete Nutrition’s Shred Stack | The Science Behind

Sticking with a weight loss plan is always easier said than done. But, using Shred Stack, along with your healthy eating and exercise, will help. Kick your weight loss to the next level. Legal Limit Labs™ Shred Stack™ is a fast-acting fat burning bundle that includes 2 items. Adrenalize and Omega Shred, when combined, create…

Six Ways to Stay Healthy Year-Round

It’s that time of year with increased stress, sickness, and cold weather, but not enough fresh produce and sunshine for us to thrive at our best. When germs start to spread, the biggest thing between you and a few sick days just might be a healthy immune system. There are several things day-to-day and in…

Drive-Thru Dining

When hunger calls, you may find yourself resorting to a drive-thru. Before you throw in the towel, consider these tips for successful drive thru dining: Time Out! Drive-thrus are designed to present the menu and promptly request your order. This design can leave us flustered and ready to shout out the first thing that comes…

Reach for this instead of an energy drink

Everyone knows what that 2:30 feeling is. We’ve all needed a post-lunch nap at some point or another. Felt the tiredness creep in after a bad night’s sleep. Even needed a pick-me-up after a caffeine crash from a morning cup of joe. Reaching for a sugary soda or energy drink may be the easiest option,…

Green that Beats Kale in Health Points: Watercress

Step aside broccoli, kale and Brussel sprouts; you’ve had your time to shine. If you’re tired of eating all cruciferous to get your nutrient-dense greens, you’ve gotta try this leafy green. Watercress is the better-than-kale green you’re probably not eating! It is not given a bold arrangement in the produce aisle like the iceberg lettuce,…

Back Exercises for Hourglass Shape

A wider back makes for a smaller waist! Add these easy cable exercises to your back workout for an hourglass figure and a strong core. Follow along with Lauren Rae in the video below: Swiss Ball Seated Lat Pull down Standing Pull down, 1 & 1/2 reps Swiss Ball Seated Reverse Grip Pull Down… SLOW…

Importance of Hydration

Why Hydration Is Life We are told at a young age, “Drink lots of water.” “It’s good for you,” says everybody. Did anybody sit you down to explain why you should be drinking a certain amount of water daily? Proper hydration affects many part of your body and overall healthy living. The multiple benefits of drinking…

Build Strong Legs: Workout Routine

CN Crew member, Elizabeth, shares one of her leg workout routines to build stronger glutes, hamstrings, quads and calves. Check it out and try it for yourself with your own weights! Leg Workout Routine 1. Leg Extensions 4 x 20 Pick a weight you can lift consistently. Try 75 pounds if you’re used to lifting…

Recipe: Protein Donuts

We all love our sweets like donuts and ice cream! Maintaining a nutritional diet and trying to avoid the foods we love can be very difficult. Treat yourself while staying on track with these Annex Donut recipes using our Elite Gold Annex protein or Elite Gold Annex Mass. Elite Gold Annex Protein Donuts Ingredients 1…

Foods Packed with Energy on a Low-Carb Diet

A variety of foods provide an energy boost while remaining low in carbs. To keep your energy level at full speed, enjoy a diverse diet with low-fat proteins and dairy, a moderate amount of nuts and seeds, and select fruits and vegetables. Limit your sugar and caffeine intake, because they can cause your energy levels…

How and Why to Implement MCT Oil into Diet

Health professionals are warming up to the unique benefits a healthy level of saturated fats can offer. Take coconut oil for example, everyone from the home to restaurant chefs are using it as a healthy source of fat for recipes and at-home remedies. But do you know what it is that makes coconut oil shine…

Importance of Post Workout

Learn why it’s important to refuel your body with the nutrients you burned during your workout. Help your muscles recover so you can continue to push yourself on your next training day. Tired of the same old protein shake? Listen to Micah’s go-to post-workout meal, especially when he’s in a rush. Micah Bertrand CN Crew…

Listen to Your Body: Self Discipline + Self Love

I’ve heard it said that progress is addictive… and they’re right. When you have a consistent health and fitness routine, it’s hard to stop. Your body craves endorphins. Your mind gravitates toward clean, protein-packed ingredients. Your confidence grows as your waistline shrinks. It’s an amazing experience – one I know personally. As I lost 100…

Nutrition Spotlight: Papaya Seeds

Tropical, exotic, sweet yet buttery and deeply colored, papaya was referred to as the “fruit of the angels” by Christopher Columbus. While papayas can be found in produce sections year-round, they seasonally peak in early summer and fall. However, today we’re talking about something other than the smooth orange flesh of the papaya. Papaya seeds…

Tailgate Recipes

Lauren Rae shares her favorite treats to share at a tailgate (or house gathering) that taste great without the guilt! Try these recipes at your next get-together. Bunless Burger Bites Ingredients 1 lb lean grass fed beef 1 egg 1 Tbsp Shallot, diced 1 tsp garlic powder 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes Your choice of…

Chest and Back Combination Workout

CN Crew member, Elizabeth, had already trained chest early on in the week and back the next day. She planned to have a second chest workout later in the week, and decided to train a second back day in the same routine. She typically trains 5-7 days per week. Check out and try her chest…

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