Glutamine can play a huge role in recovery as well as immune support. Prolonged periods of intense training such as ultra endurance competitions, triathlon, & marathon running can cause your blood glutamine levels to drop significantly. Learn more about glutamine in this week’s video!
After the feedback I received from my Crockpot Recipes for the Busy Athlete post, I wanted to continue the series. This time, I'm sharing a collection of healthy one skillet recipes. Whether you’re constantly busy with practice, work, or class, nothing comes in handy more than throwing everything together in one skillet! These recipes require little effort and time, and you can rest assured you’ll be eating a nutritious meal!
Fueling after workouts is one of the most important pieces to sports nutrition, yet I often times see it as the most neglected. Fueling your body with the carbohydrates, protein, and fluids it needs will help you recover fully and prepare you for your next workout. Prolonging post-workout refueling stalls your body into a "breakdown" mode, taking longer to recover once you actually do eat.
Healthy eating begins at the grocery store. If you keep good foods in your fridge and pantry, you will eat good foods! Grocery shopping can be a stressful and difficult task for many because of the endless amount of choices offered. Here are some tips to help guide you in selecting the healthiest choices: