How Much Protein Do Active Women Need?

How Much Protein Do Active Women Need?

We all want to gain fat-burning, lean muscle, but in order to do so we have to feed our muscles protein. If you don’t get enough protein from the foods you eat, your body’s ability to make new protein slows down, and it may even break dow ...
Make the Most of Your Workouts with BCAAs

Make the Most of Your Workouts with BCAAs

Sports nutrition supplements can be intimidating. With their tough, often masculine-sounding names, many women wonder if they’re OK to take and if they offer any real benefits beyond hardcore, muscle-building goals. One example might be amino a ...
Keep Training Through Cold Season

Keep Training Through Cold Season

Q: Winter is generally considered cold and flu season. What can I do to help boost my immune system so that I stay healthy and can keep exercising? Brandon Marsh answers: A: Your co-workers coughing, germs your kids bring home from school and colder ...
Your Body Deserves the Alpha of Omegas

Your Body Deserves the Alpha of Omegas

Omegas are essential fatty acids, which makes them, well, essential to your healthy body arsenal. What’s the best source? Watch this fitness video from Nicole Wilkins to find out which EFA the best of the best use for muscle, joint and metaboli ...
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 ...