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Does this scan make me look fat?

I LIKE TO THINK I’M BIG BONED.  I find it necessary to define my goals in some objective, measurable way. For body transformation, the scale is not always your best friend for feedback. What is the point of losing weight if it is comprised primarily of muscle? The BMI is a joke for anyone that does resistance training, classifying most normal athletes as "obese." Body fat percentage is a reasonable measure of the real impact of changes to the body. I once read that the only completely accurate way to measure body fat is to kill you and scape all your fat into a bowl an weigh it. That technique seems homicidal and a tad bit extreme. So if there isn't a...

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A Procrastinator's Guide to Getting Started.

This post should have been written 2 weeks ago. For real. But here were are, better late than never. I made the bold declaration that I was going to embark on a brave weight loss journey and my Perk friends would get a front row seat — warts and all — of the process. Then I proceeded to invent reasons why I needed to start later. Ultimately, I finally decided I needed to buckle down, get a coach and some accountability. At Perk Energy, we have made friends with some amazing macro/flexible coaches. We love them all and they have been great supporters of what we are doing. When it was time to begin addressing my weight loss goals, I...

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FROM SURGERY TO SUGARY: How I gained 30 pounds in no time at all.

A little over a year ago, I woke with the trepidation that precedes venturing into uncharted territory. I was headed into my first surgery to repair an injured limb. My triceps tendon had a full thickness tear and it wasn’t going to heal itself. The impending surgery frustrated me deeply because, other than my elbow, I was feeling great and my fitness was as good as it had been in years. I had a busy fall schedule filled with touch rugby, weightlifting and a tackle rugby tournament in Aspen. All that ended with a strange snapping in my elbow like a rubber band stretched to the point of breaking followed by searing pain. I knew all my plans were going...

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What's in a CUP? We Think You'll be Surprised.

What's in a cup? While we were developing Perk, we knew it wouldn't be easy to hit all the right notes and keep every set of taste buds buzzing, but we really couldn't rest until we'd hit the mark. With rich Saigon Cinnamon, Indian Cardamom and Cloves, we know you'll love this one of a kind, wildly delicious and exceptionally healthy Christmas in a Cup. But don't think that just because we call it Christmas in a cup, its only for the Holidays, or those cold winter mornings. Perk is your everyday morning fix that packs a nutritional punch. With protein, green tea, collagen and FlavorActiv spices that provide health benefits like insulin regulation, thermogenesis and antioxidant support  Perk does...

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The First Mug

  We are so excited to bring something to you that we love. We have been working on this product for the last few years and know it is ready to share with the world. We shared our first official mug of Perk Energy Chai on Facebook Live. You can see it in all it's glory at https://www.facebook.com/perkenergy.

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