HAK NUTRITION BLOG

Tart Cherry: The Mighty Recovery Fruit

There’s nothing quite like the feeling of satisfaction (and exhaustion) that comes over you after a rigorous training session. You pushed yourself to the limits and survived to lift another day!   All is great in the world, until the next morning rolls around and you can’t even roll out of bed without groaning from the debilitating soreness covering your...

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Training while Traveling: A How-To for Making Gains on the Road!

We all have a set routine when it comes to training in our normal surroundings. For most of us, it’s going to the local gym to lift weights; for others, it’s working out in the convenience of their own home using the home gym they’ve set up. When we’re in a routine, getting workouts in is easy and convenient, because...

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Drink Up! How Proper Hydration Powers Performance

How much water do you drink everyday? Have you ever really given it much thought? We’ve all heard the general recommendation before to drink eight 8oz glasses each day, but have you ever really tracked that amount? What about water-rich fruits and vegetables...does that count towards daily intake? Is the same amount of water need when working out in cold...

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Get Shredded for Summer - 7 Steps to Fat Loss

The dark, bleak months of winter are finally over, and summer is just around the corner. And with that comes parties, barbecues and most important of all beach season, which means it’s time to shed the fat from the winter bulk and get shredded!  But, what’s the most effective way to get a dynamite beach body and how do you...

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Fight Fatigue with Beta Alanine

Plagued by fatigue in your workout? Seem to not be able to finish as strong as you started? Endurance goes to crap during your workout? Then listen up, because today’s supplement is exactly what you’re looking for! It’s called Beta Alanine, and it’s your secret weapon to lasting longer and stronger throughout your workout! What is Beta Alanine? Beta-alanine is...

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Sleep Hacks Part I - Keys to a Better Night's Rest

There are three pillars to making gains and building muscle -- diet, training, and recovery. Try to build the body of a god (or goddess) on only one or two of these and you’ll be fighting an uphill battle your entire life. Most people tend to focus on the diet and training aspects of chiseling a fine physique, but overlook...

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BCAAs - Your Key to Gains

Chances are pretty good that if you’re into fitness and exercise in any form, you’ve undoubtedly been told it’s essential to consume something called “BCAAs” during training. You’ve also noticed that they’re included in your of PreHAK or PostHAK. But what are BCAAs, and what do they do? Pay attention, because you’re about to get a full lesson in the...

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