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PRODUCT REVIEW: MUSCLE MILK® & MUSCLE MILK® LIGHT

MUSCLE MILK® & MUSCLE MILK® LIGHT:

It is essential to any workout program that you refuel within 30 minutes after a workout. The goal of the post workout meal is to promote recovery and growth and to repair damaged tissue. That's why it is important also what you choose to drink or eat after a workout. Post workout drinks that I recommend are Muscle Milk and Muscle Milk Light.

Muscle Milk is for those those gym nuts who workout regulary. Muscle Milk Light is a healthy grab -n- go option (better for those who don't have it in them to workout as often as the big gym nuts).

Check out the awesome flavors of both Muscle Milk and Muscle Milk Light:
Strawberries ‘n Crème, Chocolate, Banana Creme and Cafe Latte.

For those who need a little caffeine boost. Read about Muscle Milk's new flavor Cafe Latte:

New Muscle Milk Light Café Latte has the protein and caffeine to help take you from flat to full throttle. Muscle Milk Light Café Latte is a great source of healthy sustained energy by combining caffeine with 20 grams of protein, healthy fats, good carbs and 20 essential vitamins and minerals.

New Muscle Milk Light Cafe Latte is a perfect source of healthy energy when you need it. Packed with 20 grams of protein, healthy fats, good carbs, 20 essential vitamins and minerals and, oh yeah, caffeine.

Need a late afternoon boost? Don’t settle for something packed with empty calories, new Muscle Milk Light Cafe Latte is a healthy snack option with 20 grams of protein that also packs a punch of caffeine.

For more information on the post workout meal check out another blog post "How to optimize your workout with your post workout meal"
http://peak20workout.com/?q=postworkoutmeal

Natasha Linton
Top Rising Star in Personal Training
-National Fitness Hall of Fame and Museum
NYC Personal Trainer


VIDEO: Peak 20 Workout at lululemon

Video from lululemon athletica's September Back to Class Labor Day weekend workout.

This was apart of the lululemon's initiative to encourage the community to get back out and sweat again after the summer!

Thanks lululemon!

Enjoy!

Natasha Linton
Top Rising Star in Personal Training
-National Fitness Hall of Fame and Museum
NYC Personal Trainer


You're Invited! Run + Peak 20 Workout w/ Natasha Linton Sat Sept 3rd 2011

Join us on Saturday September 3rd, 2011 at lululemon athletica Soho for a 1 mile run to Hudson River Park, a 20 minute bootcamp taught by Natasha Linton and then a run back to the store.

This is part of lululemon's "back to class" initiative to encourage the community to get back out and sweat again after the summer!

Starting Location:

lululemon athletica Soho
481 Broadway
New York City, NY 10013
tel: 212.334.8276
soho-store@lululemon.com

If you're only meeting for the 20 minute workout portion, the location is:

Organicoa (Pier 45 Hudson River Park)
(516) 457-9749

Christopher St & West St (Just North of Christopher St, Across the West Side H'way)
New York, NY 10014

Equipment required: None

Cost: $0

Time: 8am

*All attendees will be automatically entered in a raffle for 3 free Peak 20 Workout sessions with a buddy.

About lululemon athletica:

lululemon athletica (NASDAQ:LULU; TSX:LLL) is a yoga-inspired athletic apparel company that creates components for people to live long, healthy and fun lives. By producing products that help keep people active and stress free, lululemon believes that the world will be a better place. Setting the bar in technical fabrics and functional designs, lululemon works with yogis and athletes in local communities for continuous research and product feedback. For more information, visit www.lululemon.com.

For more information email: info@peak20workout.com

Natasha Linton
Top Rising Star in Personal Training
-National Fitness Hall of Fame and Museum
NYC Personal Trainer


What the core really is

Another one of those trendy fitness words that people like to use without understanding what they are talking about is Core (Functional training is the other: http://peak20workout.com/?q=functionalstrength).
A common fitness misconception is the abs are all that make up the core. Specifically, the part of the abs that you can see when you look in the mirror. Actually, the core is everything except the arms and legs (front and back of body). Thus crunches aren't the only way to train the core. Unfortunately, in the gym I hear trainers refer to the abs as to core. Don't get me wrong, the muscles of the abdominals are a big part of the core.

Furthermore, training the core is important for just about everything in life such as movement efficiency, athletic performance and for spinal protection. Train the core correctly and aesthetics will come as well. As in sports when you take a tumble you'll want to get back up with ease. Also a weak core leads to injury.This is just a short list of the many reasons to train the core properly.

Since all movement starts at the core it is a good idea to train the core at the beginning of a workout it also keeps the whole body activated during the workout.

Examples of core exercises:

Planks
Supermans
Medicine ball twists
Lateral bridge

Natasha Linton
Top Rising Star in Personal Training
-National Fitness Hall of Fame and Museum
Host of Peak 20 Workout TV
NYC Personal Trainer