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The Shot Put/Discus Progress Killer

The Shot Put/Discus Throw Progress Killer, and how to fix it now! As the 2014 Track Season is fast approaching, about 90% of our Shot Put & Discus throwers are ready to open up next month with big PR’s. Here at Arete, our throwers have been working for months, many since last June. And typically…

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BE A QUITTER- For Optimum Sports Nutrition and Performance

When It Comes To Optimal Sports Nutrition- BE A QUITTER!   QUIT complaining that to eat a nutritious meal totally blows.    QUIT skipping breakfast. Not fueling a body after it has been resting for 7-8 hours is stupid. You need fuel to move, to think, and to perform! QUIT eating processed foods with ingredients you can’t…

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Is the Paleo Diet good for Athletes and weight loss?

At Arete Strength we talk a ton about nutrition. After all Arete means  maximum human potential. Soo…. Athletes in our strength training program are trying to get stronger, faster, and want to train harder to gain the edge in their sports. Well the Paleo diet advocates plenty of lean animal protein, fresh veggies and healthy…

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TOP 5 THINGS THAT ARE HOLDING YOU BACK

TOP 5 THINGS THAT ARE HOLDING YOU BACK With Americans spending about $65 Billion last year on diets and weight loss programs you would think we would be a nation of fitness gods.  Sadly, almost all of them are uninformed and caught in the diet and food industry trap. REAL WHOLE food is not complicated…

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Arete Guide to Protein Powders For Better Sports Performance

HOW TO CHOOSE PROTEIN POWDERS … That Improve Sports Performance and body composition. Not All Protein Powders are Created Equal Its the new year and everyone has vowed to improve something for the better.  Athletes are no different. Most of the time i find that athletes decide they are going to get serious about what…

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Happy New Year.

A new site and lots of new training support coming for all our athletes in 2013. Check out the new pages.

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Eat Smarter Than Your Competition: Functional Nutrition for Athletes

You train your ass off, you never miss a practice, you are at every competition, you take supplements and make protein shakes, all to achieve your goal of being the best at whatever sport you do.  It’s important to you to be coached by the best and it’s their specialized knowledge that enhances your abilities…

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Are You Seeing The Bigger Picture?

The  top 2 complaints I hear from our athletes, parents of our athletes and clients are: #1   “I can’t afford to shop for all these whole foods, cook and prepare every meal, and constantly be eating healthy.” and #2  “I just don’t have the time!”   Hmmm, this is a problem, but what is…

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Motivation

Ali- Motivated

Each day I talk to my athletes and clients about “wanting it”. The desire to be great has to exist if you really want to achieve everything you are capable of. I came across this video a few months back, and today one of my athletes came across it and sent it to me today…

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