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Jax Nutrition Introduces Healthy Treats

Posted by Your Sports Nutritionist on Oct 20, 2017 3:09:30 PM

Jax Nutrition is Jacksonville's preeminent health and nutrition headquarters. In addition to their complete selection of nutritional supplements, guilt-free snacks, and proteins, Jax Nutrition is proud to present a new line of healthy, all-natural treats created with both taste and content in mind! These desserts, which include cake pops, whoopie pies, and more, offer a delicious option for those who do not want to sacrifice their sweet tooth for a healthier diet.


 

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Topics: Diet, Nutrition, Protein

Achieve Your 2017 Fitness Resolutions with HIIT and Jax Nutrition

Posted by Your Sports Nutritionist on Jan 9, 2017 9:13:00 AM

If you have resolved to make 2017 the year that you get physically fit, you need a solid game plan to achieve that goal. So often, most people start out thinking they will go to the gym, eat some salad and expect to see fast results. The problem is that getting fit isn’t necessarily that simple, and many can get bored with their workouts, feel deprived of their favorite foods, frustrated they aren’t seeing immediate results, or all of the above. This causes many people throw in the towel and maybe think about retrying once the next New Year rolls around. This year, instead of giving up, try a different approach by adding HIIT to your workout and still “have your cake and eat it too” (in moderation, of course).

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Topics: HIIT, Protein, Carbs, Nutrition, Preworkout, Weight Loss, Muscle Building

Holiday Health: Your Guide to Eating More Protein on Thanksgiving

Posted by Your Sports Nutritionist on Nov 23, 2016 1:16:12 PM

From a healthier heart to more muscle mass to a thinner waistline, there's no shortage of benefits to a protein-rich diet. Protein consumption is especially important to maintain during Thanksgiving, when pie, mashed potatoes, and stuffing often crowd out healthier food options. It is always possible to avoid temptation and stay healthy, but you are unlikely to succeed unless you plan ahead. The following tips will help you prepare for the holidays and maintain a high-protein diet no matter the season:

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Topics: Protein, Thanksgiving

Not All Protein Powders Are Created Equal

Posted by Your Sports Nutritionist on Oct 17, 2016 2:34:30 PM

Although people usually associate protein with mass and muscle gain, it is really a universal fitness necessity. Protein can assist with shedding pounds by fueling fat burning and curbing appetites. Many people seek nutritional advice once something has already gone wrong: they feel fatigued, their muscles are repairing slowly, they aren’t building the lean muscle they could be, etc. Jax Nutrition aims to prevent workout dead-ends. By helping you be a more discerning consumer and by providing you with the best quality protein supplements on the market, Jax Nutrition will help you get the results you seek.

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Topics: Protein, quality protein

Summer’s Ending: Time to Introduce a New Routine

Posted by Your Sports Nutritionist on Aug 26, 2016 3:30:00 PM

Ah, summertime. Summer entertaining, traveling, and summer nights…. who doesn’t love summer? Summer is a great time of year, but summer often leads to unhealthy eating, sleeping less, and fewer workouts. Once school time rolls around we are all craving more structure and routine.

It’s important to get your kiddos back into a routine, but it can be even more crucial for you to get back into a routine. Planning ahead and organization is key to hectic weekdays. From sleep schedules, introducing a new workout routine, to meal planning, we wanted to compile a list of routines to introduce this school year that will help your mind, body, soul... and sanity. 

The more you plan and schedule the more likely you will follow through with your new routine.

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Topics: Protein, Health

Protein Before Bed: Sleep Your Way to Success

Posted by Your Sports Nutritionist on Aug 18, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Work toward the body you envision yourself having doesn't stop when you fall asleep. Improving your health and physical appearance is a 24-hour process, and understanding that your body does important work while you rest is one of the keys to more efficient progress toward your physical fitness goals. How you act on that knowledge can have a significant impact on your goals as well.

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Topics: Diet, Protein, Health, Nutrition, Weight Loss, Muscle Building

Increase Your Protein Intake at Each Meal

Posted by Your Sports Nutritionist on Aug 12, 2016 3:34:47 PM

Let’s face it; there is a lot of talk about how much protein you need in your diet to keep your body strong and healthy. According to the United States Recommended Daily Allowance (USRDA), the recommended amount of for the average adult is 0.8 grams per kilogram of body weight daily. The problem with this recommended amount is that it doesn’t take into account the daily nutritional needs of the physically active adult according to a report published by the National Institutes of Health.

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Topics: Diet, Protein, Nutrition

Should You Reach for an Energy Drink for Your Pre-Workout?

Posted by Your Sports Nutritionist on Jun 29, 2016 9:30:00 AM

You want to get the most of your workout, and doing that actually starts before you exercise. Taking the right pre-workout energy supplements can give you greater focus, and increase your energy and endurance levels for better results. Many people reach for an energy drink for that quick boost, but should you drink an energy drink, or opt for pre-workout supplements instead? Here are some details about both to help you decide.

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Topics: energy, Health, Preworkout, Protein

Boost Energy, Slay Fatigue: Eat to Fuel Your Workouts

Posted by Your Sports Nutritionist on May 31, 2016 4:46:16 PM

Most of the time when you work out, you feel powerful and energized. But there are some days where you hit a wall: you feel groggy and exhausted and you just can’t shake it. Why is your body responding like this? How can you get rid of this feeling?

No matter what your workout preference—pilates or crossfit or anything in between—carefully calculated nutritional strategies and supplements are the key to optimizing your workouts and eliminating your fatigue.

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Topics: Protein, Muscle Building, Nutrition, BCAA, meal plan, energy, HIIT

How Much Protein is Right for You?

Posted by Your Sports Nutritionist on Sep 9, 2015 11:28:00 AM

One of the most frequent questions we receive at Jax Nutrition regarding diet and nutrition is, "How much protein do I need each day?"

Unfortunately, there isn't just one answer that can cover this question single-handedly. There are several factorsthat can greatly affect the perfect amount of protein for you to consume each day. And, even when taking each of these factors into account, the answer you receive is more likely to be a range for the amount of protein, not one specific number.

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Topics: Protein

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