Electrolytes 101

Electrolytes 101

We are always told to drink more water. But as fit, active people we can’t rely on water alone — even during the colder months. When we’re sweating, we lose electrolytes that must be replaced, or we risk becoming dehydrated. To help ...
Choose the Best “Whey”

Choose the Best “Whey”

You probably know that whey protein isolate is more pure and potent than whey concentrate. But there’s more than one “whey” to look at your protein powder. Fitness expert Nicole Wilkins shares her favorite whey protein powder and wh ...
5 Snacks for Athletes On the Go

5 Snacks for Athletes On the Go

Q: What are your go-to foods when you’re traveling or on the go? Amy Marsh answers: A: Busy doesn’t begin to describe the holidays. Then, right after New Year’s we have just enough time to catch our breath before the start of a new ...
On a Diet and Need Energy? Drink This.

On a Diet and Need Energy? Drink This.

Energy drinks can be loaded with sugar, calories and unpronounceable ingredients. When you’re trying to get fit and lose weight, you need something that will start your engine while keeping you on track with your diet. Find out what fitness exp ...
The 3 Es of an Effective Warm Up

The 3 Es of an Effective Warm Up

Q: Do you have any tips to help prepare or warm up for an intense training session? Brandon Marsh answers: A: Warming up is important before ANY training session. You’re probably thinking that you don’t have time to warm up and cool down. ...
Believe in the Power of BCAAs

Believe in the Power of BCAAs

If you train heavy and aren’t supplementing with branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs), you’re missing out on many muscle-building benefits. In this video, fitness expert Nicole Wilkins offers four strong arguments that will make you a belie ...
Recovery: Beyond the Protein Shake

Recovery: Beyond the Protein Shake

A protein shake isn’t enough. All that weight loading in the gym does more than work your muscles. In this 40-second video, fitness expert Nicole Wilkins reveals what more you can do to support your worn-down body. ...