Mealprep: Travel Edition

Written by Monday, 02 October 2017 10:54

Look around at your options in an airport or rest stop, and what do you generally see? Fast, greasy, high-calorie options that barely fit even off-season macros and leave you feeling bloated and sluggish for days! With the holiday travel season fast approaching, save your indulgences for family gatherings and make sure that keep your diet in check while on the road with a little extra planning.

Creatine

Written by Monday, 25 September 2017 09:27

Creatine is one of the most scientifically studied - and proven effective - supplements on the market. Despite all of the evidence to back it up, there are still a lot of misconceptions around it! Read on to find out the truth behind creatine supplementation, and why we recommend it as a staple to all of our customers!

Picking a Protein

Written by Monday, 10 July 2017 12:20

If you’ve ever been in any Nutrition Corner location, you’ve probably mired over the spectacle that is the Protein Wall! Ceiling-high shelves of different types and yummy flavors stare you down, but which one is right for you? Read on to find out more about each of the 5 types that we carry.

Core MRP Blueberry Crumb Cake Muffin

Written by Tuesday, 20 June 2017 14:46

Protein baking is one of the easiest and most delicious ways to eat according to your macros on the go! Core MRP is a whole food based meal replacement powder that bakes really well, too. With oat and barley flour as the carb source, it keeps baked goods moist, and the 7 flavor options present endless potential for yummy combinations!

Jhonny Montoya joined the Nutrition Corner team just over a year ago as a Sales Associate at the Dulles Nutrition Corner. Within months, his work ethic and passion for health and fitness was evident and he rose to the position of Store Manager. He has quickly made his presence known in the community, and you can always find the DNC table set up at a gym in the area. His favorite part of the job is the customer interaction – hearing their results, seeing his work inside the store carry into people’s lives, is what he loves the most. “Each customer has a meaning to me, all stories are different. Everyone comes from a different walk of life, has different goals, and comes in for a different reason. Each one has a significant meaning to me.”`

Everyone knows that drinking isn’t conducive to GAINZZZ...but how exactly does it hinder your progress in the gym? In this article, we’ll talk more about alcohol’s effect on your performance and what you can do to make sure you can still enjoy a night out without negating all of your hard work in the gym.

Mealprep Tips

Written by Friday, 14 April 2017 08:36

You can’t out-exercise a bad diet.

The age-old saying is true! You can train as hard as you want, but you won’t get optimal results if your nutrition is not on point. Whether your goal is to get lean or pack on mass, pre-prepped food is going to be a huge time and money saver that will set you up for success. Block off 1-2 hours, once or twice a week to make large quantities of protein, carbs, and veggies. Throughout the week, you can portion it out in Tupperware, zap it in the microwave, and chow down!

MAKE TIME, NOT EXCUSES

Written by Wednesday, 12 April 2017 12:02

One of the most common questions that competitors or serious fitness conscious people hear is, “How do you find time to accomplish as much as you do?!” The majority of us work 40+ hours a week, train for at least 90 minutes a day, and prep/pack our meals and supplements for the day, in addition to many “normal” life obligations like commuting, running errands, paying bills, cleaning our home, and most importantly maintaining our relationships and families. The answer is simple, and the age-old saying is true:

Supplement Spotlight: Joint Support

Written by Wednesday, 22 March 2017 10:09

When you think of the ideal muscle-building supplement stack, a few things probably come to mind – Branch chain amino acids, Creatine Monohydrate, a pre-workout stimulant, and protein powder. Maybe a test-booster, mass gainer, pump product, and some other individual ingredients that lead to mega-gainzzz. But one neglected area that’s not only going to lead you to better performance in the gym NOW, but also allow you to CONTINUE to perform and make gainzzz is Joint Support!

“The Time Is Now”

Written by Wednesday, 22 March 2017 09:51

This is it - 2017 is going to be your year! You fell off the wagon a bit around the holidays, ate a little too much of grandma’s apple pie, and skipped the gym for social events, but that’s in the past. You have a beach vacation planned in 3 months, and you want to bring your best physique to date. You drew up a workout plan, set your macros in a deficit, stopped at your local Nutrition Corner to stock up on the essentials, and you’re ready to get started!