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But where do you get your protein?

by Amber Sperling My name is Amber Sperling, I am a plant-based CF athlete. Being vegan in a paleo driven sport, I often get asked, “but where do you get your protein?” Which is why I’ve compiled a list of my top 10 sources of plant-based protein. 1. Quinoa – Quinoa, a seed, often mistaken […]

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Karate

by Amber Sperling I’ve been training in martial arts for two years now. The style I practice is called Matsubayashi Shorin-ryu, a style of Karate-Do which originated in Okinawa from the desire for self- preservation. I study under Kyoshi Pike and Sensei Middlebrook in guidance of the WSKF, formulated by Hanshi Grant. In karate, we […]

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The CF Open – 14.1

by Amber Sperling The Open is here!!! In 2014, athletes from all over the world will have a chance to compete in the CF Open. Athletes have until Monday, 5 p.m. PT of each week to perform the workout and submit their scores for a chance to qualify for regionals. Essentially this is what cf […]

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A Recap on My First Individual CF Competition, and 2nd Place Overall Win at The 2014 Yeti Challenge

by Amber Sperling On Saturday, January 11th, I competed in my first Rx’d (prescribed) individual cf competition at Plymouth CF. I’ve been training in the sport for six months now, and have made great progressions in my endurance, speed, and strength. I had an understanding of how I stacked up in my local gym, but […]

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Amber Sperling | Competition Results | Olympic Lifts | WOD

Tropic Thunder Energy Boosting Protein Smoothie

by Amber Sperling and Richard Middlebrook This smoothie will offer you a great source of vitamin C, fiber, protein, and greens! nutritional facts: calories: 516 Fat: 4.7g Carbs: 104.3 g Protein: 22 g Ingredients: 9 frozen strawberries 3/4 cup frozen mango chunks 1/2 frozen banana 2 scoops of Ground Based Nutrition Superfood Protein Smoothie Vanilla […]

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Amber Sperling | Diet | Protein | Recipes | Richard Middlebrook

Food Choices that Promote Weight Loss

by Amber Sperling If you are a physique competitor I’m sure these food choices are in your prep, and probably make up a majority of your meals. When I was prepping for my first bikini show I felt like this was the only thing I ate. I can also admit I looked forward to my […]

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