The Culture Report

Supplements. Training. Culture. The official blog of LuaVíve

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The latest on BCAA's

Research has recently come out saying that Branch Chain Amino Acids not only encourage the growth of new muscle but also creates an anabolic hormonal...


Wake up. Kick ass. Repeat

I get it, it’s 2016 and everyone gets a trophy. I also get that everyone shouldn’t flip the monopoly board in a fit of rage...


You can't out train a bad diet

I’ve tried… seriously. Nutrition is the base of your fitness. People always want to know how many calories a specific item has in it so...


Does your approach work?

Ask yourself these questions. Am I stronger, faster or better than I was last year? Am I making any progress or has my time in...


Use your fitness

I’ll be the first to admit, I love the gym. I’ve burned whole days either working on a new skill set or just working demons...


Your journey

You are not a product of your environment. Your destiny is not pre determined. You are not a victim of circumstance or anything else. Your...


Applause waits on success

There will always be a million reasons why what you want to do will not succeed. There will also be no shortage of people that...


Vitamin D for performance?

Increased muscle mass and recovery? Stronger bones? Improved immunity? Does any of that interest you? Although widely agreed that sun exposure is the preferred method...


Learn from the rest of us.

Bodybuilders think CrossFitters are small. CrossFitters think powerlifters are deconditioned. Powerlifters think runners are crazy. The list goes on and on, everyone projecting their own...


Refuel Banana Mocha Smoothie

what you need

1 scoop of Lionheart ReFuel
1 scoop of chocolate protein powder
1 frozen banana, diced
1½ cup of almond milk
Dash of cinnamon

directions

Blend...


Respect the vehicle

You can’t appreciate the view if you don’t climb the mountain and you can’t climb the mountain if your mind and body aren’t good enough...


7 reasons Creatine SHOULD be your best friend, no matter what you do

  1. It is the most studied supplement on the planet. When in doubt always go with science studied by people who have nothing to gain....


Recovery is king

Recovery is the holy grail of human performance because it is the one limiting factor that, if dialed in correctly, has the ability to exponentially...


Not-Irish Coffee

what you need

1 scoop of Creatine Coffee
6 oz. hot water
1½ ounces irish whiskey
1½ ounces Bailey’s
1 sugar cube

Directions

Mix ingredients together in mug, stir...