What you put into your body after crushing a workout is just as important as what you put into it before! Learn the reason for nutrients and their timing below. Following the pre-workout blog post, it’s now time to discuss post-workout fueling. Your recovery period seeks to restore the glycogen that’s now lost from your […]

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March 10, 2020

Are You Optimizing Your Post-Workout Mealtime?

MYTH #1: “I won’t be able to meet my protein needs” Would that thought change if I told you Americans consume roughly 2x the amount of protein needed in a day? This is a pretty well known stat in the nutrition world, but an article from the NY Times found here also explains this idea. […]

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March 10, 2020

7 Myths About The Plant-Based Diet

Commonly discussed topics for athletes include carbs, protein, hydration, sleep, and recovery. Micronutrients are often overlooked by the public, yet prove to be just as vital for training and maintaining a healthy body as the topics previously listed. This article teaches you more about your specific needs, the components needed to optimize athletic performance on […]

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March 10, 2020

Is Iron Impacting Your Athletic Performance?

Is it good? Is it bad? How does it impact my health and recovery? All of your questions, broken down, and answered now! What Is Inflammation?  Inflammation is the body’s natural response to injury and infection. It is a process that allows signals to tell the immune system to heal tissues or fight off disease. […]

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March 10, 2020

Are You Eating To Prevent Or Cause Inflammation?

What Are Adaptogens? Adaptogens are roots, herbs, medicinal mushrooms, spices, tinctures, etc. that help prevent illness, stress, and treat disease. Adaptogens are traditional to eastern medicine and have been passed down orally for centuries. However, implementation into western medicine practices has taken some time and thus research is further behind. Science and evidence-based guidelines have […]

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March 10, 2020

Could Adaptogens Ease Your Stress?

Did you know that proper hydration is the first limiting factor in performance? Yes! Not giving your body enough fluids to replace losses will impact your performance much sooner low amounts of carbs, fat, proteins, vitamins, or minerals. It’s commonly known that most athletes are dehydrated going into practice or competition. This can be looked […]

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March 10, 2020

Get To Know Your Sweat

Don’t think you’re alone if you find sports nutrition confusing…with all the health coaches, trainers, and bloggers in the world today nutrition can definitely become overwhelming! I want to jump right into pre-workout snacks, the reason they even exist, and why it may take your performance to the next level! The WHY behind pre-workout fueling […]

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March 10, 2020

What You Eat Pre-Workout And Why It Matters

In need of a quick and easy homemade pumpkin pie recipe that will impress all your guests?? Look no further…You get to make the crust from scratch, so just by doing that you’ve already impressed half the people at your table. And yes, it’s refined sugar free! This recipe uses whole food ingredients and no […]

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March 10, 2020

Be Thankful, Eat Pie.