I love to travel. But I hate struggling to keep my bowel habits regular while I am away from my typical routine. So after way too many uncomfortable and anxiety-ridden travel days, this girl finally bit the bullet and concocted a fibre-topper to save the day!
Earlier this fall I was asked by Stephanie Partridge, APD of The Behaviour Beet to participate in #yourbeets, her new and exciting Instagram adventure that showcases top tips (or beets) from professionals around the globe to promote a healthy and up-beet life.
We need to replace the fluid and electrolytes we lose in our sweat. And, I don't know about you, but Gatorade just doesn't cut it for me sometimes...So, I spent some time recipe testing to get the flavour and nutrient profile of this DIY Sport Drink just right.
Back-country dining has the reputation of leaving something to be desired. Campers frequently day-dream about their first meal back in civilization. Let's change that! With a bit of creativity and advanced preparation, back-country dining can be mouth-watering and convenient.
In order to increase muscle mass and enhance recovery & adaptation to training, distributing your protein intake throughout the day may be just as important as meeting your total daily protein goal. Continue reading to take a look at some concrete examples.
French toast is the ULTIMATE brunch food. Sunday mornings just wouldn’t be the same without it. I also rely on frozen pre-prepared slices for a quick pre-workout snack, or to tide me over until a later-than-usual dinner. Just pop them in the toaster, top with nut-butter and voila!
In Part II of the protein saga, learn how to meet your protein requirements with real food and when a protein powder might be right for you. Featuring Angie Asche, MS, RD, LMNT of 'Eleat Sports Nutrition', who will breakdown everything you need to know about protein powders!
Over the last few years there has literally been an overnight oats craze. So much so that ONO is a pretty well known acronym. This is my absolute favorite version of ONO. It has held up against the critique of numerous friends & family members.
Are you an athlete or recreational sport enthusiast wanting to optimize your protein intake? Dive into Part 1 of the protein saga...here you will learn about how much protein to eat and what types of protein are best for YOU.
The perfect week-night dinner. If you keep a few staples in your pantry and freezer, like whole grain pasta, canned tomatoes, and ground beef, this recipe requires very little planning or shopping. It is also a great post-workout recovery meal with a ~3:1 ratio of carbohydrate to protein.
When you sweat, your body loses water and electrolytes (mainly sodium) that need to be replaced in order to replenish blood volume and prevent dehydration. Learn about what types of fluid are best for sport and how much to drink before, during and after activity.