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RECIPES

23rd May 2019
Super Easy!  Just grab some zip freezer pop bags online.  We found some on amazon that included a funnel.1) Fill Up Your Blender with 3/4 Coconut Water2) Add 1 Whole Banana3) 3 Scoops Amino… read more
28th Mar 2019
How Spicy Foods Can Help Burn Fat?Disclaimer: Spicy foods aren’t the complete solution to your fat burning and weight loss goals however, if you’re looking for any slight advantage spicy foods can hel… read more
14th Mar 2019
These little poppers are perfect for something quick and easy!  Especially first thing in the morning, fire down one of these before having your Pre Shred and you'll be fueled up.Chocolate Peanut… read more
11th Oct 2018
Social media posts are destroying the way people feel about meal planning. I promise you don’t have to eat chicken and broccoli 3 times a day to have a fit figure and a strong body! Here are 5 quick t… read more
11th Oct 2018
Looking for a delicious way to get your protein without having to drink it? Try Rexx Elite Sam Paparo’s amazing protein cakes made with Optimum Nutrition’s Salted Caramel flavor. You can use any type… read more
11th Oct 2018
Guest Post by Derek Flodmand                                 Working in a gym, the biggest problem I come across wi… read more
11th Oct 2018
11th Oct 2018
Another great guest post by Sam Paparo. Check out her blog and meal prep services at DHF With Sam!I eat a salad every single night for dinner and I recently did some research on the ingredients in my… read more
11th Oct 2018
Sometimes your schedule gets so busy that you forget to fully meal prep. Trust me, I’ve been there before! Instead of stopping at the vending machine and grabbing another Pop-Tart or bag of chips to k… read more
11th Oct 2018
In case anyone didn’t know, I have a pretty hectic lifestyle. Most of it is my choice. I don’t think most “normal” people would choose to work full-time, have a start-up business, a part-time job, and… read more

TIPS

25th Jun 2019
Follow these simple bits of advice to help lower body fat percentage and reveal your six-pack.The perfect six-pack is not a myth. In fact, you already own it – it’s just hiding under belly fat. And… read more
7th Jun 2019
Everything you need to know about branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs) - the building blocks of protein There’s no such thing as a secret weapon for building muscle faster, but taking branched-… read more
6th Jun 2019
In 2013 I owned a CrossFit box in “Famously Hot” Columbia, South Carolina. As early as March all the way thru November our box was cookin’. We didn’t have air conditioning in the warehouse we rented… read more
23rd May 2019
Weight Loss Mathematics - How to calculate the weight off?We’ve come to the realization that finances and weight loss are identical. When you can reduce all of your data to numbers then you’re able to… read more
23rd May 2019
I've been asking myself lately "why is it so difficult for people to lose weight?"  Weight loss is a billion dollar industry, one that I profit from, yet a large percentage of people includi… read more
9th May 2019
At Flexx Sports Nutrition, we are all about weight loss and specifically FAT BURNING! We were asked if a cardiovascular routine that was focused on HIIT was better than Steady State Cardio. The trut… read more
27th Feb 2019
Most nutritional and sports supplements deliver an individual result. I’m yet to find an all-in-one product that can literally do it all. In such case we have to buy multiple products to meet our ne… read more
14th Feb 2019
How Often Should I Exercise?Unfortunately, it isn’t as simple as saying 3 days per week……Or even 5 days per week. The amount of exercise time you get per week depends on a few factors.1)What is your… read more
4th Jan 2019
Cleanse diets have been popular for almost a decade and they consist of fasting and/or limiting the food intake to fruits, vegetables, supplements, water and certain fruit juices. In addition to the… read more
6th Dec 2018
Do you enjoy running outdoors? Hate going inside on the treadmill when it’s cold outside? Well, we may have a solution for you!!! Yes, bundle up and go outside!Now other than the obvious, dressi… read more
6th Dec 2018
How to Stick to Your New Year Resolution?Annually, as we approach the new year, we set many goals that we would like to achieve in the up coming days, weeks and months. Things like, making more money… read more
19th Nov 2018
Beating the Holiday BULGE! They say on average, Americans will gain anywhere between 2 and 10 pounds between Thanksgiving and New Years this year. With all of the delicious holiday meals and des… read more
11th Oct 2018
How Much Protein do I Need?Good news! There are millions of online calculators that will help you determine this number. We will, as always, keep it simple and give you a general rule of thumb.With… read more
11th Oct 2018
Is Cortisol Killing Your Physique?As usual we’ll keep this simple and sprinkle in some of the tips we tell our training clients. So what is cortisol? Cortisol is a chemical released by the body duri… read more
11th Oct 2018
CLA otherwise know as Conjugated Linoleic Acid has been promoted as a weight loss supplement for well over two decades, but does it even work? The jury is still out on this one.Few studies have come b… read more
11th Oct 2018
TeaCrine by it’s nature has similar molecular qualities of caffeine yet delivers the energy and focus without the jitters, crash or habit-forming side effects. Wow! This sounds great, why don’t all… read more
11th Oct 2018
The Memorial Day Murph is one of the coolest events CrossFit has going.For those that aren’t familiar, the Memorial Day Murph event is done once per year on or around Memorial Day to celebrate the liv… read more
11th Oct 2018
As trainers, we constantly ask if certain programs, routines, diets, supplements, etc work. Peeling it back further, I think the real question people want to ask is “will it work, fast?”The new fitne… read more
11th Oct 2018
A new year means different things for a lot of people. In terms of fitness, most people want to lose weight in order to looked “toned” and “fit” for the summer. With the quest for leanness, many diets… read more
11th Oct 2018
There are a lot of things I love about the gym: the feeling I get lifting heavy, how awesome it makes me look, the hilarious facial expressions people make as they try to heave out that final rep (mys… read more
11th Oct 2018
Without getting too much into the science and body chemistry of it all, let’s look at this training style from a birds eye perspective.Based on all of my research (reading countless blogs from high le… read more
11th Oct 2018
Despite being a regular gym goer, I always notice something interesting when I try out a new gym or someone new (who is also clearly a lifter) starts at my gym. All of those hardcore gym rats who, in… read more
11th Oct 2018
One of the things that helped empower me (both in my personal and professional life) was lifting weights. I’m not talking about those 5 pound pink dumbbells. I’m talking about legitimate weight liftin… read more
11th Oct 2018
The past two weeks at work have been a tad bit tiring and overwhelming. One of my projects literally makes my brain hurt and last Friday I walked into someone’s office to ask a question only to stand… read more
11th Oct 2018
At Flexx, we love laughing at ourselves because let’s be honest, we’re goofy as anything! Going to the gym, though, is probably the best part of my day. Not only do I get to lift heavy weights and wor… read more
11th Oct 2018
If you’re even mildly into fitness and changing your physique you have no doubt Googled “how to burn fat while maintaining muscle mass.” Well, it’s not easy, but it’s not impossible either. Here are f… read more
11th Oct 2018
Guest Post by Derek FlodmandThe big difference between cancers that grow and cancers that don’t is the foods we eat to charge up our immune system and prevent them from growing in the first place. Eat… read more

LIFESTYLE

25th Jun 2019
Consistent weight loss is not an easy thing to achieve  but absolutely attainable if you go into it with a positive mindset. These are a few tips that will help you to stay in the groove a… read more
24th Apr 2019
You absolutely need a rest day. Now this isn’t a “get out of jail free” day for any slackers, but for those of you that are on a routine where there are “NO DAYS OFF”, then you may be doing more harm… read more
11th Apr 2019
Is Carb Cycling an effective diet format to lose weight and burn fat?First, let’s define carb cycling. Carb Cycling is a diet in which you manipulate the amount of carbohydrates you take in per day.… read more
21st Feb 2019
Awesome Interview with the guys from Supplement Kitchen to get to know a little more about our brand!… read more
11th Oct 2018
There are lot of people out there with different opinions about If It Fit’s Your Macros (IIFYM). It is the type of nutrition program I have been following for a quite awhile now and have truly been h… read more
11th Oct 2018
If you follow us on Instagram (@flexxsportsnutrition), you’ve probably seen us use the phrase #FlexxElite. You’re also probably wondering what on earth it really means to be a part of this family! Her… read more
11th Oct 2018
As fitness enthusiasts who have stood where you’re standing, feeling at times like there’s no way we can accomplish our goals, Bryan and I believe in the importance of continued support and motivation… read more
11th Oct 2018
        Guest post by Sam Paparo                                       … read more
11th Oct 2018
Guest Post by Sam PaparoWhat is carb cycling? Why do some people carb cycle? How does it work?I utilize carb cycling to strip excess body fat while still making lean muscle gains. Carb cycling enable… read more
11th Oct 2018
To the woman who said my love of fitness made her feel bad about herself,I understand your struggle. I have felt that way countless times as I looked in the mirror or talked to a gym representative. C… read more
11th Oct 2018
I recently had the opportunity to re-watch a film called Miss Representation. It’s a documentary that discusses how mainstream media impacts how women are seen and heard in today’s world. There is a l… read more

WORKOUTS

22nd Jul 2019
Transform your body for the better in just 16 sessions with our train hard and smart plan. This training plan from Coach’s sister brand Men’s Fitness has been designed to push your muscle fib… read more
22nd Jul 2019
It is possible to get rock hard abs in six weeks, it's just not easy. Kieran Fisher from Bodybuilding Warehouse explains how. A lean and aesthetically pleasing midsection is something tha… read more
7th Jun 2019
Rock your core with our month-long plan of abs workouts.While we’ll always suggest that maintaining your fitness in the long term relies on forming a consistent training plan involving achievable… read more
31st Jan 2019
Spring Break Shred PlanSpring break is right around the corner and you want to attempt to create the best physique possible in 4 weeks. Heck, it doesn’t have to be Spring Break. You can use this pla… read more
2nd Nov 2018
 We neglect working our core as much as we neglect stretching. Our psychology tells us that if we only have a handful of hours per week to dedicate to exercise we should focus on cardio and weigh… read more
11th Oct 2018
Does Water Make You Lean?The answer to this question isn’t easy, but when you use water as a tool for weight loss, fat metabolism and digestion it certainly does work.Here’s the list of top benefits o… read more
11th Oct 2018
Now that I’ve finally created a fully active lifestyle, all of my friends have been asking me how I achieved this awesome physique. What is the secret that is helping me so they can all do it too? Wel… read more
11th Oct 2018
Everyone has a busy schedule that can really eat into your gym time. Most of us have more excuses to justify missing the gym than anything else! “I’m too tired from work.” “I need to feed my dog.” “Th… read more
11th Oct 2018
Looking for a great shoulder workout to give a try? Look no further. Kennedy will show you a great one that will push you to the max.Full Workout:Standing Overhead Press 4×8Dumbbell Press: 4×8Dumbbell… read more