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Stay plugged in to #theEPICLife with the the latest nutrition & training tips, success stories, and motivational content.


What Is Visceral Fat

05.04.2019 by Stephanie Karlovits

Not all fat is created equal. The common belief is that bad fat can be found under the skin and that’s how you know whether or not you’ve got a problem. However, the facts are a little bit different. Fat that our human eyes can see is called subcutaneous fat and it has a naughty cousin - visceral fat. Visceral fat is internal fat that dev...

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04.04.2019 by Stephanie Karlovits

We are so excited to be launching our new Spring Menu at the Basecamp Cafe! Levelling up in any way requires energy- you need the right fuel. Nutrition is such an important cornerstone to an optimized lifestyle where you feel strong, energetic and confident. We also believe that it shouldn’t be difficult to eat good food. This is why the ...

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What Supp? Our Supplemental Guide to the FAA Phase

12.02.2019 by Stephanie Karlovits

We take plenty of things into account when we are designing your periodization chart- including your nutrition. It may surprise some but you cannot get all of your required nutrients from food. Even for people who eat the recommended fruit and veggie servings, it is difficult to get in all the vitamins and minerals our bodies need. The tr...

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LCOTM: Vitamin D

08.01.2019 by Stephanie Karlovits

Our usual “kick-ass” attitude can take a bit of a holiday in the winter months. Most of us blame ourselves, but the truth is the bio-chemistry of our bodies change. Like plants, we need light. When that light goes away, there are consequences. We have a solution for you in order to help you get back to your Self. Vitamin D, aka the Sunshi...

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Life Changer of the Month: Brain Octane

18.09.2018 by Stephanie Karlovits

As you know we are all about efficient human optimization in movement, medicine and food. Brain Octane is a human optimization tool that we can’t ignore! Read on for more specifics. Brain Octane at first might sound … scary. With anything brain-related it’s fair to be wary. And the word “octane” elicits images of powerful, fast, revving c...

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