The 6 Best Carbs for Athletes

The 6 Best Carbs for Athletes

Repeat after me: carbs are not the enemy. Despite the weight-loss lure of low-carb diets (and the recent news of Lebron James leaning out on fewer sweets and sourdough), your body needs these nutrients to fuel your grueling workouts. Of course, too m ...
5 Alternatives to Whey Protein

5 Alternatives to Whey Protein

Q: How do I know which type of protein powder is right for me? A: Making a decision on which type of protein powder to take in this day and age can be quite confusing. Many modern diets strive to avoid dairy products or prefer to steer clear of anima ...
Power Up Your Smoothies With Plant-Based Protein

Power Up Your Smoothies With Plant-Based Protein

Whether dairy doesn’t do your body good or soy’s effects leave you feeling unsettled, picking a protein powder is tricky when your diet is restricted. But thanks to a growing interest among athletes in plant-based and vegan nutrition, whey and soy ar ...
Nutrient Timing: Focus on When to Win

Nutrient Timing: Focus on When to Win

Athletes don’t just eat food, they use it. People who exercise regularly break down cellular tissue with every workout. What you eat provides the nutrients that are the foundation of cellular regeneration. Give your body the highest quality building ...
4 Hotel-Friendly Exercises for Summer Travelers

4 Hotel-Friendly Exercises for Summer Travelers

On the road again? It’s summer, so many of us are. Whether you’re off on an island adventure or soaking up the rays as a city sightseer, being away from home—and your gym—can slow down or even stop your exercise routine. But you don’t have to let a l ...