When you're serious about your training and your fitness goals, you're no stranger to tough workouts. You know that you have to put in the hard work to get the results you want.
But whether you’re training for a specific even... Read more
Your diet may be the missing link in your training plan. Here are some common nutrition mistakes that many athletes and exercise enthusiasts make that can negatively affect performance. (Don’t worry; we’ve got you covered with the solutio... Read more
Everyone knows that athletes must plan and time their meals and snacks very carefully to reach their performance goals. But what about the rest of us? You try to squeeze in 30-60 minutes of exercise most days of the week. Do you have to be careful ab... Read more
Protein supplements are popular among casual exercisers, serious bodybuilders, dieters and even non-exercisers for many reasons. Most people know that protein is an essential nutrient for overall health that helps promote fullness and also plays... Read more
We’ve all heard that a combination of diet and regular exercise is the best way to lose weight and keep it off long term.
For some of us, common sense dictates that the more you work out—and the higher the int... Read more
I tend to drink plain flat water, but hubby loves to use our SodaStream machine. They have some good caffeine-free diet flavors. Even if you make a "regular" soda, it's a lot less calories than a bottle of Coke or Pepsi product!... Read more
I have a whole slew of big and minor injuries i'm healing from:
over stretched my hips
i had 2 knee surgeries, etc.
chronic low back pain
so I'm having a hard time. Do I focus on body strengthening? do i focus on losing weight? do i fo... Read more
Look for grilled protein without sauce and steamed veggies. If they have a build your own hibachi grill station, pick your protein and veggies, but forego the rice and noodles. Ask them to leave off the sauce.... Read more
Try choosing vegetables and protein, and going with smaller portions of rice? Just a thought. I haven't been to a Japanese buffet since starting my journey so I don't have any experience to share. Hope it goes well and let us know!... Read more
New York Times Phys Ed columnist Gretchen Reynolds says The Ultimate Post-Workout Beverage: Use chocolate milk to replenish sugars after an intense workout. Reynolds calls it an "ideal recovery beverage" because it has the right ratio of carbs and pr... Read more
Nutrition and sports professionals study every nutrient combination to look for just the right competitive edge. Post workout recovery was critical for Michael Phelps in his record setting Olympics performance, too. Well, this year's Olympics may jus... Read more
Performance enhancing supplements have become big business. Many drinks, powders and bars promise a competitive edge through increased strength, development of an ultra lean body or increased recovery responses so you can work out harder and more eff... Read more
After many months of researching, shopping, and trial and error; I have finally found a solid pre-workout and post-workout protein recovery drink that works with the Paleo Challenge! You have no idea how hard it is to find a paleo-friendly powdered p... Read more
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