Despite what you may have heard, carbs play a very important role in the human diet, especially for athletes and those with specific medical conditions.
Nothing beats a seriously good veggie burger with its crispy outside seared from the cast iron skillet to its meaty inside loaded with veggies. This feel good recipe is a must in any household. Plus when you make this ahead, it comes in clutch for a quick and easy weeknight meal!
Even if you have never been to the gym a day in your life, I’m sure you have heard that you need to eat protein to build muscle. Here’s why: Amino acids are the building blocks of protein. Our body can make some amino acids on its own, but there are some that we need …
Athletes are always looking for that edge, that little something to get a leg up on the competition. In the pursuit of excellence, is not uncommon to look towards dietary supplements. One commonly used during training is Branched Chain Amino Acids or BCAA. Today we are going to explore what BCAA are, how and why …
If you ask any vegetarian, pescatarian, or vegan what is one of the most common questions they get about their diet, it is, without a doubt, “how do you get enough protein?” Is this a common misconception, or truly an epidemic for plant-based eaters?
Although it is possible to meet the needs of the everyday person on a plant-based diet, athletes are known to have greater protein requirements to support their training. This lead’s many to wondering, can an athlete perform well on a vegan or vegetarian diet?
Boost your morning with a powerhouse smoothie. From spirulina to wheatgrass, learn how they can improve your smoothie routine.