Your ultimate guide to staying healthy while traveling! This guide covers everything from what you can and can’t bring through security, the best snacks (and meals) to pack with you, and the healthiest options to purchase at the airport.
Caffeine is one of the most commonly used and researched supplements/ergogenic aids. It's been shown time and time again to be effective in increasing alertness, mental focus, and athletic performance. But how much is too much? Isn't caffeine dehydrating? Are pre-workouts safe? Does it help burn fat? In this blog I answer all these questions and more to help you decide how, when, and if you should use caffeine.
As protein powders continue to grow in popularity, it’s important to educate yourself first on the “do’s” and “don’ts” before adding them to your diet. Do you know what’s inside your protein powder? How to use it effectively? In this blog, I answer all these questions and more to help you decide how, when, and if you should use protein powder. As the title states, here is everything you need to know about protein powder.
The problem is not bread itself, but the TYPE and AMOUNT of bread that can be harmful to health and lead to unwanted weight gain. Having a solid understanding of what bread is best can help you include it as part of a healthy diet. Here is everything you need to know about choosing the healthiest bread.
I'm so fortunate to have clients that ask me several excellent nutrition questions daily. This blog is inspired by my clients questions and contains everything you need to know about nut butters. All of your questions are answered from "which nut butter is healthiest?", "what ingredients should I avoid?" "should I eat PB2 peanut butter instead?" "what are partially hydrogenated oils, and mono- and diglycerides?" Stay tuned for my new blog series - "Everything You Need To Know About" - I will be posting a new food topic each week!
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:
Whether your goal is to lose weight or gain weight, the off-season is the ideal time to make changes to your body composition...