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…

Thirsty Thursday: Prime Greens

While we love our products separately, we are always looking for fun, unique ways to incorporate some of our favorites together. Up your Thirsty Thursday game with Complete Nutrition’s Reclaim® Greens and Prime Drive! Check out some of our other favorite combinations! Sweet and tangy with a boost of multi-vitamins 1 scoop Uptake Strawberry Pineapple…

Protein Pancakes

Try these easy, protein-packed pancakes for your next breakfast. Make more for an even quicker breakfast during those days you’re running late. Ingredients: Large banana (it should yield about 1/3 – 1/2 cup, mashed) 2 eggs 1/8 teaspoon baking powder (optional but recommended) 2 tablespoons vanilla whey protein powder (optional: you can also add a…

Reclaiming My Greens

Olympic track and field athlete, Dominique Blake, explains the importance of dark green vegetables and an easy way to get a full serving to still reap the benefits! “When I say that greens make the world go ’round, I believe and take that statement as my truth! Without greens, we wouldn’t be able to cleanse…

Upper Bodyweight Workout for Women

There are three things new clients always say at their first session: What exercise can I do to lose fat <here>? Specifically on back of arms or shoulder inserts. I don’t want to get bulky from lifting weights. I hate my stomach so I want to do a lot of ab exercises. These statements always…

HIIT Treadmill Workouts

Do you ever wonder why people performing hours of steady-state cardio never progress aesthetically? Performing steady-state cardio by itself actually hinders fat loss. Think about athletes who constantly perform a paced cardio, like an Olympic long distance or marathon runner. The Olympic long distance runner will typically have less muscle and can look emaciated. HIIT…

Paleo-Friendly Pumpkin Butter Snack

In Lauren Rae’s latest LiveStream with Complete Nutrition, she explains the basics of the paleo diet and other tips if you wish to eat similar to cavemen. Ingredients 1 cup of pumpkin puree, canned 2 tsp of coconut oil ½ tsp Vanilla Extract 2-½ Tbsp of raw honey or maple syrup 1 Tbsp Pumpkin Pie Spice…

Couple’s Workout Plan

Your workout buddy needs to support and challenge you all while accepting your strengths and weaknesses. Sound pretty similar to a significant other? It is encouraging to consider that couples who workout together – stay together. Here are some benefits that come along with sweating with your sweetie: More efficient workouts because you’re working together…

Five Reasons to Move in the Morning

Even though hitting the snooze button seems ideal, I know my day works best if I take the opportunity to wake up both physically and mentally by moving. It’s not always easy to get out of bed, but without-a-doubt, working out helps me feel better. When you move your body and challenge mind, especially first…

Protein Coffee Frap Recipe

Try this quick and easy breakfast frap with an extra boost of energy to get your morning started the right way. Instructions 1 serving of Maine Roast Protein Coffee 1 Tbsp grass-fed, unsalted butter 1 Tbsp of MCT Oil or Coconut Oil ¼ tsp. cinnamon 1 tsp. Grade A Maple syrup 1 c. ice 8…

Lauren Rae: Do-Anywhere Glute Workout

Check out this Fit in Six Legs and Booty workout with Lauren Rae you can do anywhere! It only takes about 20 minutes total, depending on your rests in between each set. Don’t miss your warm up and feel free to add an extra workout afterwards (walking, running, stair master, etc.) to get an even…

Success Story: Emma Nordness

“Hello! My name is Emma Nordness. I am 27 years old and, like most in their late 20’s, have spent a lot of time adapting to the world as an adult. I have always been very active. I played hockey all the way through college and during that time never really thought about nutrition or…

Dominique Blake: Love for BCAAs

Olympic Track and Field athlete, Dominique Blake, explains why she loves the Ignite Series BCAAs. Listen to her explain the benefits of drinking amino acids, especially as she trains professionally in the hot summer heat. Dominique Blake Olympic Medalist: Track & Field dominiqueblake.com

Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Combos

From time to time, it can be easy to fall in a rut with your fruit and vegetable routine. Try something new and keep yourself nourished with these winning fruit and vegetable combinations! Cucumber & Melon Dice cucumber and melon into a fresh salsa with crisp mint, thinly sliced and seeded jalapeño pepper, and fresh…

Rapid Canning Recipe

Pickling (or canning) is an easy and tasty way to make good-use of leftover produce and give your gut a healthy dose of probiotics! This Pronto Pickle recipe is fuss-free and allows you to customize your favorite flavors. Pronto Pickle Yield: 1 Pint Jar Ingredients 1 cup vinegar of your choice (such as apple, red…

Breathing Exercises

Lauren Rae shares why focusing on your breathing is more important than you think. Focusing on breathing can actually transform your workouts, calm your mind, and help prepare you for sleep. Lauren Rae Dallas Fitness and Nutrition Coach laurenraelife.com

Establish and Maintain a Routine

Whether we like it or not, summer is nearing the end. This means getting back to a routine, whether it’s for school, jobs, or getting children ready for school again. Establishing a daily routine is a great way to increase efficiency and relieve stress. Here’s a list of tips to help establish and maintain a…

Quick Guide to Bigger Gains

After putting in time and effort at the gym, the last thing you want to do is miss an opportunity to maximize gains. Making the most of your workouts requires consistency and planning. Ensure you are on track with our Quick Gains Guide: Fuel Frequently Eat 5-6 meals (evenly spaced throughout the day) to ensure…

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