Recovery nutrition can help facilitate 'training supercompensation' - your body’s adaptive response to rebound beyond its baseline function, thereby improving sport performance.Read More
Depending on the length and intensity of your sport, you may need to top up your muscle carbohydrate stores during activity. Choose simple carbs that are lower in fibre!Read More
Today we're talking about what to eat before activity. Find out what types of foods you should be eating, when to eat those foods, and get some real-life meal and snack examples.Read More
Instead of re-inventing the wheel, I am oh-so pleased to introduce you to Ms. Kathleen Hernder RD, CDE, here to give you her top 5 tips to reduce symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).Read More
Yes, pulses are nutritious, economical, sustainable, and grown in Canada...but they also have benefits specific to the athlete. Read allllll about that right here.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
Guacamole (A.K.A Guac!) is THE EASIEST dish to make. Whip up a batch in just 5 minutes. It looks fancy, and tastes so creamy, yet light because of the citrus.
Guac also works for most dietary restrictions: gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan, heart-healthy, FOODIE-FRIENDLY...you name it!Read More
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!Read More
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!Read More
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.