Nutrition

smoothies for any occasion

3 Great Smoothies for Any Time of Day

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January 10th, 2018

Smoothies are a nutritious and convenient option for a quick meal on the go. Because you increase volume of your ingredients through ice and air, they can also help you to feel full on fewer calories. The trick is choosing the right smoothie and watching your ingredients. While nut butters, bananas, and dairy can help […]

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Pre-Workout Nutrition

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December 20th, 2017

As you establish your training plan, it’s important to support your activity through sound pre-workout nutrition. The most common struggles related to sports nutrition includes not eating enough, eating the wrong foods at the wrong times, or skipping workout nutrition entirely. Let’s take a closer look at how skipping a pre-workout meal can set you back […]

Best Muscle Recovery Foods for Post Workout Regeneration Meals

Muscle Recovery Foods for Post Workout Meals

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August 7th, 2017

Here is a great summary of some of the best muscle recovery foods when you’re feeling rundown following a tough workout.  You could recover more quickly after tough workouts, with improved post-workout nutrition.  Taking advantage of the best muscle recovery foods and timing around your workouts can go a long way when it comes to […]

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The Ultimate Guide To Pre- And Post-Workout Nutrition

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September 6th, 2016

Carbs, protein, liquids — there is so much to keep track of when you’re on a training schedule. Get these tips for pre- and post-workout nutrition and never be confused again.

Healthy School Lunches

5 Simple Tips For Healthy School Lunches and Snacks

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August 29th, 2016

Break away from baby carrots! Here are five super-practical tips to help keep school lunches healthy, tasty and fun for the whole school year.

Wheat-Free Flour

How To Bake Without Wheat Flour

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August 15th, 2016

Learn about the top wheat-free flours and their unique benefits and properties. Get tips for how to incorporate them into your cooking and baking.

Skinny Recipes for the Fourth of July

Guilt-free Recipes For The Fourth Of July

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June 24th, 2016

Take advantage of fresh, local produce and make these 5 super-easy, guilt-free recipes for your Fourth of July get-together.

Is Yogurt Healthy

Are All Yogurts Equal? Surprising Secrets Behind The Label.

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June 1st, 2016

All yogurt is not equal. Learn the benefits of fermented foods like yogurt. Get our picks on the healthiest options and how to make yogurt healthy.

Low Carb Almond Snack Recipe

How to Crush Carb Cravings with a Heart-Healthy Almond Snack Recipe

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February 9th, 2016

February is heart month, and I have a special place in my heart for this occasion. (See what I did there?) My dad has suffered from a heart condition called Atrial Fibrillation since I was in middle school. It was pretty scary growing up knowing that he had such a serious issue, and he has since had surgeries […]

Workout recovery boosters

Big Time Recovery Boosters

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September 16th, 2015

For the best workout foods outside of your workout fueling and immediate recovery window, you need to maximize micro-nutrients for overall health and long term muscle recovery, as well as include plenty of protein and produce to support muscle building and your immune system around the clock. Start working these powerhouses into your meal prep […]

super foods for pre-workout

5 Super Foods to Eat Before Your Next Workout

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September 16th, 2015

For the best pre- and post-workout foods, you’re looking for maximum efficiency and absorption to give your muscles the fuel they need to perform hard and maximize recovery. Pre-workout fueling can start as early as three hours prior to your workout and post workout takes place up to two hours after your workout (don’t wait […]

Why You’re Not Losing Weight: Part I

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June 10th, 2015

Despite what you consider your best efforts, are you having problems losing weight? Don’t feel bad, while many people THINK they are doing all the right things, there are quite a few little things that we can all do that will go a long way in finally shedding those unwanted extra pounds. But before we […]