Palate-Pleasing Protein Bars

Palate-Pleasing Protein Bars

There’s nothing like biting into a so-called “chocolate” protein bar only to discover it tastes like anything but chocolate. Because chocolate is – well, delicious. As someone who has tried many different types and flavors of ...
Amazing Ways to Use Protein Powder

Amazing Ways to Use Protein Powder

Give your blender a break! Protein powder makes nutritious shakes, but it’s also an easy way to up the protein content of pancakes, yogurt and many more of your favorite foods. Watch Jennifer Nicole Lee’s latest Vitacost Tip of the Day vi ...
4 Ready-to-Drink Shakes You’ll Love

4 Ready-to-Drink Shakes You’ll Love

As nice as it would be, most of us don’t always have a blender handy to whip up a smooth, creamy protein shake, complete with fresh fruit and all the extras we like. Ready-to-drink (RTD) shakes and beverages can be a great alternative when you& ...
Formulas for Fueling and Hydrating on Race Day

Formulas for Fueling and Hydrating on Race Day

Q: I have a hot 70.3 on my schedule. What do I need to know about hydration and fueling leading up to and on race day? Brandon Marsh answers: A: This is a common concern and a question we get often. First, it’s important to understand hydration ...
Proper Post-Workout Nutrition

Proper Post-Workout Nutrition

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day. And it is. But your post-workout meal is a close second. After a grueling workout, your body needs fuel fast to avoid succumbing to a catabolic state. When you’re exercising or when you ...
Want Sexy, Shapely Muscles? Don’t Skimp on Protein

Want Sexy, Shapely Muscles? Don’t Skimp on Protein

You work out. You try to eat right. But that hot bod you’re trying to sculpt? It won’t come easy unless you’re getting enough protein. In this video, international fitness model Jennifer Nicole Lee suggests a simple way to up your i ...
Hydrate! Hydrate! Hydrate!

Hydrate! Hydrate! Hydrate!

Have you breathed today? Then you need water. Have you eaten today? You’re probably thirsty now. Have you gotten in a good workout? Then it’s time to drink up. The body is approximately 60% water. Your cells, organs and tissues all use wa ...