Tag Archives: pre-workout

Strength Training: Why Meal Timing Matters

Strength Training: Why Meal Timing Matters

What time is it? Meal time! As an athlete, it’s not only crucial to eat the right foods but to eat them at the right time. Feeding your body properly before, during and after your workouts is an essential component to seeing gains in your performance ...
Easy Energy: Maple-Nut Bites

Easy Energy: Maple-Nut Bites

Running late for your long run with friends? You need good fuel, and you need it now! That’s when simple carbohydrates become your new best friends. By simple, I mean the kind of sugar that breaks down quickly to provide energy ASAP. A candy-bar suga ...
Vanilla-Pomegranate Chia Pudding

Vanilla-Pomegranate Chia Pudding

It’s raining…again. There’s nothing like gray skies and cold droplets to suppress any and all inclination to move from under the covers. But you CANNOT miss another morning workout! So how are you going to take the first step? You’re going to dive (s ...
Chocolate Peanut Butter Quest Bar Brownie Bites

Chocolate Peanut Butter Quest Bar Brownie Bites

A rushed job, a rush of blood to your face, rush hour – there’s nothing that doesn’t feel hurried these days. You’re left with little time to eat a proper meal, let alone make one with healthful ingredients. The next time you find yourself rushing to ...
Pre-Workout Nutrition: Are You Doing It Wrong?

Pre-Workout Nutrition: Are You Doing It Wrong?

Fitness and nutrition enthusiasts will tell you that the most important meal of the day is not breakfast, but the post-workout meal. In a very general way, I am in agreement. The body is absolutely primed for recovery and absorption of nutrients foll ...
NEW from Vitacost: ARO Sports Supplements

NEW from Vitacost: ARO Sports Supplements

Searching for the right sports supplements can be…   slightly overwhelming. There are inexpensive products that taste great and mix quickly, but a quick glance at the ingredients reveals a laundry list of chemicals and scary, unpronounceable co ...
Pre-Workout Supplements: Not Just for Men

Pre-Workout Supplements: Not Just for Men

There are times when life gets so busy and you’re stretched so thin, finding enough energy to exercise seems impossible. I know. I’ve been there. And the last thing I want to do is to reach for an energy drink loaded with artificial ingre ...