Often the idea of a professional athlete that’s vegetarian or vegan is seen as being unfathomable. How could an athlete possibly compete professionally while living off a diet based on fruits, vegetables, and nuts?Read more
- 18 Nov
A day or two after working out that uncomfortable feeling settles in – stiff, sore muscles that are sensitive to the touch, making even the lightest of daily activities a challenge. DOMS, also known as delayed onset muscle soreness, happens after strenuous exercise and causes tiny, microtears in muscle fibers. These microtears occur when force is applied while the muscles are lengthened, known as an eccentric muscle action.Read more
- 19 May
Low-carb and Keto diets get a lot of attention these days. Maybe some of your clients have approached you looking for answers about what the difference is.
The short answer is that all Keto diets are low-carb, but not all low-carb diets are Keto. For a low-carb diet to be called Keto, it needs to be low enough on carbs and high enough on the good kinds of fat.Read more
- 06 Oct
When it comes to losing weight and shedding unnecessary fat, making changes in your nutrition is the number one recommended approach to successfully trimming down. It can be difficult to start but we’ve put together a guideline which includes simple meals, a grocery list and a weekly approach to using nutrition to your advantage.
STICK TO THE BASICS
- 14 Jul
One of the biggest concerns for vegetarian athletes has to do with protein. More specifically, how to get enough of it.
Under normal circumstances, athletes can get plenty of protein from sources like meat and poultry. But what if a person doesn’t want to eat these foods? Are they doomed to play catch-up on their protein intake forever, and would building muscle be an issue?
- 16 Apr
Have you ever found yourself confused as to how you should improve your nutrition? Maybe you’ve been eating healthily for a while, but don’t have a good idea of how you can use that information to your advantage?Read more
- 17 Feb
Between a jam-packed calendar and endless obligations around home, making time for thoughtful grocery shopping and healthy cooking can be difficult.
Yet, plenty of busy individuals out there manage to keep it all balanced? How is that possible?
Two words: Planning ahead.
In this post, we’ll go over one fantastic way to plan out the week ahead and make the entire shopping process, cooking, and preparing meals as seamless as possible.
Let’s dive in…Read more
- 19 Jan
You’ve probably heard about the importance of eating whole foods. This is undoubtedly one of the most discussed topics in the fitness and health sphere.
But, what makes whole foods so healthy and beneficial for us? More importantly, what would happen if we don’t get enough of these foods?
In this post, we’ll go over the most important things you need to know about this subject. Let’s dive in.Read more