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The importance of stretching and warming up

    What a beautiful day to be alive! Welcome to another blog ladies and gentlemen! Today I want to talk about the importance of stretching and things you can do in order to mitigate time-constraints stopping you from conducting aproper warm up and unlocking your true potential.     By the way, when did stretching before lifting weights start becomingobsolete? Let me ask you something, when was the last time that you spent more than 15 minutes stretching before your training session? I believe one of the biggest reasons why people don't stretch is becausethey lack the knowledge of the importance of stretching. They don't see itas something necessary to be incorporated to their training and of course weneed to talk...

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Benefits and advantages of Branch Chained Amino Acids (BCAAs)

Good day Ladies and Gentlemen,     The purpose of this blog is to teach individuals whatBranch-Chained-Amino-Acids (BCAAs) are and what are the benefits andadvantages of supplementing Branch-Chained-Amino-Acids (BCAAs) to awell-balanced diet.     First things first, what are BCAAs? They are amino acids that are made up ofan aliphatic side-chain with a central carbon atom bound to three or morecarbon atoms within a branch. In other words for simple folk like myself,BCAAs are essentials nutrients that the body acquires through proteins foundin food such as meat, legumes and dairy products. Some of the essentialamino acids are known as Leucine, Isoleucine and Valine.     There seems to be an overuse of the word "essential" and if you're like me(which...

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Pre-workout, BCAAs, Protein - The Basics

The purpose of this post is to explain what our supplements are intended to do and how you can use them properly. This is intended for those new to the supplement arena. Protein Protein supplements are essentially taken to: Build Muscle Aid in Muscle Recovery Your body needs protein to build muscle and a lot of the time those who are physically active do not consume enough protein in their diet alone, this is where a supplement comes in. This is not intended nor should it be your only source of protein but is a great way to meet the daily protein consumption without adding too many calories. As a general rule it is recommended you consume 0.8-1 gram of...

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How To Improve Your Pull Ups

  If you are here from Youtube, welcome! Glad you enjoyed and watched the video, means a lot that you took the time out to check out the blog posts! Before I begin the workout, if you want to stay tuned for our FREE Fuego Workouts and any announcements  TAKE THE TIME TO JOIN OUR MAILING LIST! all those who join will be the first to receive any future programs. Thank you and let's kill it!    This pyramid workout will include many repetitions and sets, Keep in mind to stretch beforehand and ensure you are properly hydrated before the workout. It's essential that your body is fueled properly before any workout.  Fuego PYRAMID PULL UPS - Stretch Upper/Lower body for 10-15mins Warm up 10-15 min...

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Strawberry Fuego Protein Oatmeal

Strawberry Fuego Protein Oatmeal Again, I bring you another easy recipe! Oatmeal can be a breakfast food, or it can be a good snack when you don’t want to eat a full meal. It’s also extremely easy to make as long as you watch it while it’s in the microwave.   Here’s what you’ll need:  1 cup of Quaker Old-Fashioned Oatmeal  1 scoop of Fuego Strawberry Coconut Crème Protein  2 cups of water  A microwave safe bowl and a microwave    Directions:  Mix 1 cup of oatmeal and 1 scoop of protein with 2 cups of water in a deep bowl. Microwave on high for 1-minute intervals. The protein can make the oatmeal foamy, so you can’t microwave it for 3 minutes straight. Stir and microwave for 2 more 1-minute intervals, and if...

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