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Understanding The Need For Testosterone

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Purus_RecycleWhat do anabolic steroids and other performance-enhancing drugs do, and why is that important to consider for bodybuilders? These drugs bypass the normal regulatory mechanisms that control the metabolism and physiology of the user. All of these drugs mimic natural hormones or neurotransmitters that alter the rate of energy expenditure (calorie burning), as well as the balance between anabolic vs. catabolic processes. In a steady state (when the body is at rest and well-fed), there is a balance between anabolic growth and catabolic breakdown. The scales are tipped toward growth when there is a relative excess of any or all of the primary anabolic hormones; breakdown and loss of mass occurs when the catabolic hormones achieve precedence.

Nutrients Do Not Increase Muscle Or Fat

There are any number of examples, but for the purpose of understanding, let’s consider testosterone. A higher concentration of testosterone (higher than naturally produced) stimulates muscle hypertrophy; hypogonadism (low testosterone such as experienced with aging) results in muscle atrophy (loss). A lifestyle of overeating and indulgence increases both insulin release and resistance, resulting in weight gain and obesity; prolonged starvation forces the body to release catabolic hormones (fat storable hormone), leading to the increase of fat and loss of muscle. It is important to understand that nutrients do not increase muscle or fat; rather, it is the action of enzymes directed by hormones that are released in response to changes in available nutrients and energy stores.

Natural Alternatives To Increase Natural Testosterone

VMI_A-XR_PCTThere are natural alternatives to increase ones natural testosterone. Obviously not the same as a synthetic hormone but for the average “Joe’ who’s not a body builder and wants to elevate testosterone it can be done naturally (a few hundred Nano grams per deciliter). You’ll need to take these products daily and for 30-60 days continuously for desired effects. Accompanied by a clean and healthy diet with high doses of essential fats (fish oils) will aid these types of products in effectiveness. A few I’ve found effective are Purus Recycle, SMT T-Rize, and VMI Sports A-XR PCT.

T-Rize-Bottle-PicUnderstanding Testosterone and how the body looses its ability to produce it as we age, as well as environmental factors, is a crucial part of sustaining muscle and muscle growth.


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How To Gain New Muscle and Lose The Flab

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Protein Powder for Lean Muscle BuildAnyone who has spent time in the gym is trying to accomplish something. They want to gain new muscle and/or lose the flab. Unfortunately, there is no miracle pill, diet or drink that can make it happen quickly. It comes down to consistent hard work. But, there are protein powder products available that can help you get to your goals quicker. Let me share with you about one of the newest muscle gainers on the market.

protein powder for strength trainingLow Fat, Low Sugar, High Protein Quality

MuscLean is a great tasting, high protein powder for guys and gals who want to add new muscle without any extra calories. Now, you might be thinking that you’ve tried protein powder and you can’t find one that works for you. But, you’ve got to give this one a fair shot. Most protein powder manufacturers boast of their quality protein in large amounts. But, they conveniently neglect to mention the huge amounts of fat contained in those powders. A lot of those high fat content calories are based on animal fat. But,MuscLean has been formulated to be different. The fat comes from plant sources so there are no trans-fats or saturated fats in every scoop. Plus, you won’t find any empty calories stashed in there to add pounds to the scale. There’s only 1 gram of sugar per scoop, so it is great for meal replacements and low glycemic diets. Also, it’s lactose and gluten free for those who have dietary restrictions.

peanutbutter muscleanWhy is this Protein Powder Different?

What I like most about this  new product is that this protein powder has been created based on proven science of micro nutrients and macro nutrients. There are no fillers and stuffers. Moreover, MuscLean has partnered with the flavor giant Breyers. Take your mind to imagine the intense flavors that you can find in ice cream aisle of your grocery store. Yes, those delicious and intense flavors make MuscLean super delicious! So, you won’t dread having to swallow down this tasty protein shake everyday.

New Muscle Candidate For MuscLean?

MuscLean is has been primarily produced for muscle gainers, like body builders and cross-fit trainers. But, it is not the only limitation with MuscLean. It’s a great product for athletes who need to keep their muscle mass but could afford to shed a few extra pounds without putting their bodies into starvation mode. These protein shakes carry 21 g of protein and will keep you feeling satisfied if using it as a meal replacement option.

Breyers Strawberry flavorLike the variety and choices of Breyers ice creams, MuscLean also comes in a wide variety of delicious flavors. Personally, my favorite is the peanut butter and strawberry. But, you can try them all and decide for yourself.

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Tel: (678) 354-8001

Let’s talk about the benefits…

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WITHIN 6-9 treatment OPTION that is totally worth considering!

Are you completely over shaving, twee zing, or waxing?  Or do you suffer from painful bumps on your face, jaw line, underarms, or bikini area?  LASER HAIR REMOVAL-BRAND NEW TECHNOLOGY- REVOLUTIONIZED WITH GUARANTEED RESULTS!


The Treatment

One of the most common cosmetic laser procedures in the United States is Laser Hair Removal. The treatment sends beams of highly concentrated light into the hair follicles. Laser hair removal is usually performed in a series of treatments. The exact schedule for each patient will vary depending on density, color, and texture of hair, as well as skin tone. The spacing between each session will also change as treatments progress. The treatment is pretty simple- Our Licensed, Certified, and Trained Technician will welcome you and review the treatment to assure you are relaxed and comfortable before each treatment throughout the series of treatments and will be happy to answer any questions you may have. You will be given protective eye wear before any laser treatment for your protection. The process of hair removal starts with the laser light directed at the area of unwanted hair. This light is attracted to the melanin in the hair follicle, heating it and creating scar tissue directly around it, thus blocking any further hair growth. Once a specific follicle is affected, no hair will ever grow there, but because hair grows in stages, not every follicle is affected during any one treatment. This is why it is necessary for the procedure to be performed in a series of treatments.


Let’s talk about the benefits of LASER HAIR REMOVAL!

The benefits of Aesthetic Lasers can selectively target dark, coarse hairs while leaving the surrounding skin smooth and undamaged. TOTAL AESTHETIC NUTRITION CENTER offers a laser system that cools the treated area as the light heats the hair follicle making each treatment painless with no down time and perfect for any SKIN OF COLOR!


Sounds AMAZING, Right? I can tell you from me personally- I love not having to worry about shaving and also I have saved so much money on RAZORS!  Also, I love knowing that my skin is smooth and free of irritation or razor burns.  Are you ready to get on our SCHEDULE, you can schedule easily on our website at

So you can remove any unwanted hair from the face, leg, arm, underarm, bikini line, and other safely!

Be Blessed

Noelle Tenaglia


P.S- Scheduling now guarantee’s that you will be smoother and hair free by summer !

Happy New Year from Total Aesthetic Nutrition Center

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Let me introduce you to TOTAL AESTHETIC NUTRITION CENTER. ( Lou and Noelle Tenaglia are bringing a new approach to Aesthetics and Nutrition that is modern, welcoming, educational, and relaxed under one roof with all your favorite supplements and Aesthetic Arts combining Laser treatments. We are local-family owned and our center is located in Woodstock, Georgia. Founded and created just like the old saying goes,“When one door closes, another door opens!”

Like many we too found ourselves without a job and a business that was forced to close due to the economy. Lou and I both have experience and knowledge that brings the aesthetic and nutrition industries together. At the time everything fell apart, little did we know when we created our business plan the impact we were creating for each industry. Our vision is created for all age groups and with the entire family in mind.

Both Aesthetics and Nutrition can achieve balance, health and wellness from the inside out when accompanied with proper education. TANCfit is supervised by our exceptionally credentialed Medical Director. Dr. Steven McAlpine is a United States Military Veteran with 32 years experience in Emergency Room medicine, and is Board Certified in Anti-Aging Medicine. You will find TANCfit is one place you can feel safe and confidant purchasing from. TANCfit offers quality customer service and your satisfaction is guaranteed.

If you are in need of Nutritional Supplements or Skincare products, our webstore has you covered with products and has knowledge to educate you on the goals you are trying to achieve.

September TowneLaker Article

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Medical Aesthetics + Total Nutrition Center = TANC

article-photo-1Lou and Noelle Tenaglia have brought their individual specialties—nutrition and physique enhancement and wellness—together under one roof, TANC (Total Aesthetic Nutrition Center). Clients can purchase supplements and get advice from Lou about nutrition, and schedule an appointment with Noelle for non-surgical face lifts, body contouring, scar removal and chemical peels.

Their focus is on helping others achieve wellness from the inside out. “We have always referred clients to one another, and thought that both industries could work under one roof,” said Noelle. “Our vision is for the entire family to achieve balance, health and wellness.” In building TANC, which opened in July, the couple has tapped into another benefit, one that has strengthened their marriage.

They’ve worked countless hours working together to prepare their 1,600-square-foot space for this summer’s opening. The walls in the front of the store are lined with shelves filled with nutritional products. The back half is called the aesthetics lounge, where Noelle performs cosmetic procedures. Lou owned a supplement business in Kennesaw for 12 years. He has a bachelor of science degree in biology/psychology from the University of Central Florida and clinical cytogentics from Kennesaw State University. Noelle worked for a cosmetic surgeon as an independent contractor for four years before joining forces with her husband. She is a graduate of Georgia Medical Institute and is a licensed esthetician. Noelle is certified by the Aesthetic Practice Association and Skin of Colors and certified in laser procedures.

The couple lives in Towne Lake with their four children, who attend Bascomb Elementary and Etowah High schools. “In building TANC, I knew I wanted to create a place that welcomes the entire
family,” said Noelle. “Being close to home allows us to have a better balance all around, and gives us a chance to be a part of an amazing community.”

article-photo-2Medical Aesthetics

Services range from non-surgical face lifts and scar removal to chemical peels and body contouring. The business also features medical-grade skin care products and offers complimentary consultations, during which photos will be taken using digital Skin Analysis. “This technology allows us to print and review the analysis with our patients in order to create the perfect treatment plan that is going to benefit them most,” said Noelle. “I have been blessed to do what I love: the technology we are using today is remarkable. My favorite part of my job is body sculpting. I enjoy watching the skin and muscles constrict, turning sagging skin into a tighter, more youthful appearance, turning a woman or a man’s frown back to a smile.”


Lou’s education and 20 years of fitness experience allow him to provide clients with assistance in determining the proper products to select from shelves that are stocked with diet, skincare, vitamins, minerals, probiotics, oils, protein powders and amino acids, along with pre- and post-workout supplies. More than 7,000 items are available on the website Order before 2 p.m. Monday-Friday from the website to get next-day shipping in most areas of the continental U.S.

Medical Supervision

The medical director for TANC is Dr. Steven McAlpine, who oversees the practice for the aesthetics, lab work, weight loss and hormone replacement. Dr. McAlpine is a Georgetown University School of Medicine graduate who served in the U.S. Army Medical Corps from 1978 to 1991. He is board certified in emergency medicine, anti-aging and regenerative medicine, and has received
certification in business administration. Lou encourages neighbors to stop in and say hello: “With Noelle’s techniques and my education and ability to explain product and nutrition, the average person can gain so much from a visit to TANC.”


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An Interview with Lou Tenaglia, Body Builder

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Lou Tenaglia recently sat down with for a short Q&A Interview.

Q: Lou, Why are you so enthusiastic about PowerButter?
A: As a body builder, I see PowerButter as not only a great source of protein but also a convenient, and —this is key—great-tasting product. Body Builders use peanut butter as a staple. I squeeze it in protein shakes and on sandwiches, salad greens and vegetables to provide essential fats and proteins burned up during workouts. PowerButter’s exclusive formula contains all the essential fats, protein, and flax fiber I need to restore my body after a workout. It’s like the perfect product.

For the full interview click here.