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Have you ever heard of a runner’s high? If you haven’t, it’s the feeling runners and other athletes feel after a good workout. Past the exhaustion and soreness in your muscles, you feel elated and on top of the world. This isn’t only attributed to the satisfaction you get when you go out and execute something, but it’s also due to the release of dopamine in the brain. Dopamine is a neurotransmitter. The brain is composed of nerves, and the way these nerves send signals to each other is by neurotransmitter release. Essentially, exercise releases happy chemicals in your brain...

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I’d like to give credit for this recipe mainly to delish.com, but I have a good number of edits to it. I like this recipe for it’s protein and vitamin content, as well as it’s flavor despite not having much of a calorific content. Image and original recipe credit: https://www.delish.com/cooking/recipe-ideas/recipes/a52782/lemon-asparagus-chicken-pasta-recipe/  Ingredients: Kosher salt 1 lb of your choice of pasta, I recommend the barilla version that boasts extra protein, linguine is preferred but I did bowtie and it worked just fine 1 lb or more of boneless skinless chicken breasts Italian seasoning or your preferred chicken seasoning Sunflower oil Butter Red...

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This is personally one of my favorite recipes because it’s flavorful yet simple. You can use the left-over chicken for different meals the next day that require shredded chicken, or you can be like me and eat the same meal again! But let’s get to it! Ingredients: Boneless skinless chicken breast (2 per person) Sunflower oil (can substitute with extra virgin olive oil) Weber beer can chicken or any kind of lemon flavored chicken rub seasoning, I prefer the Weber beer can mixed with Weber zesty lemon Idaho or russet potatoes Butter Heavy whipping cream or Greek yogurt Broccoli florets...

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Inspiration, motivation -

  We all know that feeling when we can’t find the motivation to get up and get that workout in. We even get that feeling just trying to face the day ahead of us. Regular pre-workouts can help you find that motivation, but that’s just a temporary fix. Sure, by loading you up with caffeine and beta-alanine you’ll feel more pumped and ready to work out, but, Fuego isn’t your typical pre-workout. Here at Fuego, we believe that we all have an inner fire and passion to get things done. While Fuego is a pre-workout which can help get you...

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inspiration, marine corps, military background, military life -

Marines? The most common thing that we get asked is, “What should I expect?” Well, what I can tell you is that nothing will be handed to you, and you won’t be asked twice. With that being said, you’re going to have to want it. I can also tell you that there is nothing more rewarding than becoming a Marine. The moment the Eagle, Globe and Anchor (EGA) is placed in the palm of your hands by your Drill Instructor, you lose your breath and tears start rolling down your cheek. It’s that feeling of accomplishment. You just endured 13 weeks of hell.. You are now...

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