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MuscleTech Tested: Wreck Bag Review

Someone says sandbag workout, and you’re immediately transported to a beach with a Marine Corps drill instructor 2 inches from your face, fighting your way through waves, focusing more on staying alive than making sure your form is correct. The reality though, is that sand bags provide a fantastic workout, and one you can take with you, essentially anywhere. Unlike traditional sandbags that you need to purchase and then measure out sand to get the correct weight, Wreck Bag comes pre-filled with a shock-absorbent, non-toxic bead blend, and are ready to use right out of the box. The bags are available in a wide range of sizes from as light as 20LB up to as much as 100LBs.

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Tech We Like: SHEEX

MuscleTech.com had the opportunity to catch up with Michelle Marciniak, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of SHEEX, to talk about her storied basketball career, how she was able to translate the skills that she learned on the basketball court to the boardroom, and why MuscleTech community members should switch their sheets, comforters, pillows, mattress pads, and sleepwear to SHEEX.

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The Science Behind It: Clear Muscle

If you’re serious about your training and getting the best muscle-building and strength results, you’ve probably got a tub of whey protein and a container of creatine in your kitchen cupboard at home. With products like these, you’re off to a great start, as both whey protein and creatine have been extensively researched over the last two decades and they’ve been shown to be very effective supplements when it comes to supporting serious muscle gains.

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If I Could Go Back and Do it All Over Again: The Importance of Protein Intake for Distance Runners

Have you ever heard the nutritional rule that your body can only absorb 20 grams of protein per meal/snack? This is a rule that I have come across on multiple occasions and cost me dearly as a professional marathon runner. Let me tell you two stories from my professional running days with two different methods of protein intake and with two very different outcomes.

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