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Macronutrients Part 2: Protein
Nutrition

Macronutrients Part 2: Protein

I wrote an introductory blog about macronutrients, or “macros”. I started talking about carbohydrates, the macronutrient that most people eat the most of. Today, I’m writing about protein, the macro that I tell most people to increase when they’re trying to lose fat and gain muscle. What is protein? Proteins […]

Macros – Part 1 of 3 – Carbs
Nutrition

Macros – Part 1 of 3 – Carbs

If you read fitness and nutrition blogs written by people in the bodybuilding world, you hear a lot about macronutrients or “macros.” Do you know what they are? Because if you don’t, you are missing vital information on how to achieve your goals. Follow this three part series to learn […]

Rachel Mac’s Broccoli Soup
Recipes

Rachel Mac’s Broccoli Soup

Here’s a recipe that’ll help you reach your health-related goals. You’ll need: – 6 cups water – 3 bouillon cubes (I use a low-sodium variety) – 2 bags frozen broccoli – Ground black pepper (optional) – Garlic powder (optional) – Ginger (optional) Boil water and bouillon cubes, then add frozen broccoli. Cook […]

Three Phase Fat Loss  Plan
Nutrition

Three Phase Fat Loss Plan

How’s that New Year’s resolution going? I’ll admit, I started 2012 with a bang and I’ve already made lots of adjustments to the plans I made in December. But I find that a flexible approach works best for me; and that’s the case with most other people, too. So many […]

QUESTions With… Rachel Mac
QUESTions With

QUESTions With… Rachel Mac

Rachel Mac is a frequent contributor to the Quest Blog. She is a commercial litigator in Chicago, Illinois, who lives a healthy lifestyle despite 12+ hours per day in the office. You can find Rachel on Facebook and on Twitter. In today’s QUESTions With… Rachel talks about women lifting heavy weights, over-restricting calories and […]