Tag Archives: sports nutrition

Why You Shouldn’t Skip the Cool Down

Why You Shouldn’t Skip the Cool Down

Typically, working out in the heat is fine. But things can quickly become not fine if you aren’t conscientious of cooling down. Just as you need to warm up for a few minutes before exercising, abruptly walking away when your time’s up – especially on ...
Berry Good Vegan Muffins

Berry Good Vegan Muffins

Ditch the donuts. Crush the croissant cravings. And let go of the marbled loaves. Here’s what you can have for breakfast: homemade muffins. You won’t waste time standing in line at the coffee house to get one. In fact, no coffee needed at all. These ...
Top-Performing Foods for High-Temp Training

Top-Performing Foods for High-Temp Training

You’re warm, getting warmer. Now, you’re hot. You’re really hot! As the temp moves closer to scorching, you move closer to drowning in sweat. Ironically, this is the time of year you want to take your training outside. And while it’s a refreshing cha ...
Train Your Gut to Handle GU (and Other Sports Fuel)

Train Your Gut to Handle GU (and Other Sports Fuel)

Besides injury, the one thing every athlete desperately tries to avoid is a tummy ache. Unfortunately, if you do end up “distressed” during a race, Mommy won’t be able to make it all better. Exercise-induced stomach woes are some of the most uncomfor ...
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 ...
Can Superfoods Aid Athletic Performance?

Can Superfoods Aid Athletic Performance?

You may question the validity of superfoods. As an athlete, it’s your job to think analytically. Besides, what classifies a food as “super,” anyway? Superfoods are considered to be nutritionally dense foods, with a superior combination of vitamins, m ...
4 Things Every New Runner Should Know

4 Things Every New Runner Should Know

Running takes guts – especially when you’re just starting out. Every other runner on the road seems light-years ahead of you. But the reality is: you’ll get there. Whether you have a marathon on your bucket list or just want to get through your first ...