A day in the life of a professional triathlete

A day in the life of a professional triathlete

What does someone who works out for more than five hours a day eat? You’d be surprised. (We were!) Amy Marsh answers: When people hear that I’m a professional triathlete, they almost always ask about my nutrition. What do I eat when IR ...
Make Your Own Energy Bars

Make Your Own Energy Bars

Tired of the same old energy and protein bars? Why not make your own! This nutritious and delicious recipe for homemade energy bars is easy and inexpensive:   You’ll need: Utensils: 1 large mixing bowl and spoon (or hand mixer/stand mixer) ...

Which Protein Powder is Right for You?

Whether you’re a workout fanatic or just looking for a way to stay full, protein powder supplements are a convenient choice. But with all the options available, how do you know which protein source is right for you? Here’s a quick look at ...

Healthy Hydration with Coconut Water

The thermometer may keep climbing, but that doesn’t mean you have to hide inside all summer. With proper hydration, you can easily keep your cool during any outdoor activity. There are many beverage options for those looking to cool down, but w ...

Refuel Your Body

Even an avid runner like me can sometimes forget to refuel after working out to ensure that my muscles properly repair and grow, and to replace lost fluids or electrolytes. So if you’ve decided to hit the gym hard this month to make up for your ...

5 Tips for Muscle Building

Bodybuilders aren’t the only ones who think about muscles. If you’ve worn a sleeveless shirt or shorts recently, you may have considered that you’d look better if your muscles had more tone. If you’ve lifted something heavy, i ...

Build Strong Muscles!

Did you know that after an intense workout the body may be depleted of amino acids, which are necessary for repairing and building muscle? Glutamine is a very important amino acid that may need to be replenished after strenuous exercise. It can be fo ...