nutrition

Everybody has heard of creatine, but do you know specifically what it does in the body? New research shows how just seven days of creatine supplementation can increase your power.
A mystique surrounds the ideas of eating "paleo" that often confuses people, but in reality the concept is quite simple to understand and implement, for both optimal health and performance.
There are many facets of food justice, the most basic being that no one should go hungry. The current rise of food justice is about low-income communities having a right to accessible fresh foods.
Perfect Blocks is the perfect supplement for the hard core follower of the Zone Diet. Each scoop equals exactly one block of protein, carbohydrates, and fat.
In this article, the two forms of fasting I will breakdown for you are Full day fasts (FDF) and daily fasts. I will discuss the pros and cons of each, and how it can be directly applied to athletes.
New research examines the relationship between exercise-induced muscle soreness and blueberries. Science says blueberries can help you recover faster after your workouts. Find out how!
BCAAs are known for their muscle sparing and building properties, but a recent study done in the UK showed that BCAAs can also curb muscle soreness associated with exercise.
With all the talk about post workout nutrition we decided to review some products on the market. Find out why APS Recovery is one of the better options out there.
There is no doubt that caffeine plays a role in increasing performance, but just how much does it really help? Recent research looked at different dosages and the scientifically measured benefits.
The real secret to supplementation that works comes before you ever take a pill. Find out how you can build a pyramid of success and performance, using nutrition, sleep, and supplements.
Molly and John left busy city life to manage a 130-acre farm called Apricot Lane. They took on the task of converting it to organic. Find out how these city slickers found fulfillment in the dirt.
Next time you are eating you may want to give the pepper a few more shakes. A recent study shows the main substance in black pepper, known as piperine, can stop the formation of new fat cells.
Sports drinks are a huge industry - over $1.5 billion back in 2007. But what do you REALLY need to look for in a sports drink and how does it ACTUALLY help your body?
The fitness world is pretty hip to the use of protein, but researchers have found new and surprising uses for the protein lactoferrin. Increasing oxygen? Boosting the immune system?
Another classic question from a reader: how should you eat to gain muscle and how best to track your improvements? The answer comes from powerlifting champion Coach Chris Duffin.
Stephanie Greunke, nutrition expert, gives us the simple why and how behind good post workout nutrition. It's not that complicated and you really ought to be doing it.
Caffeine is the most widely used drug in the world. It’s cheap, legal, and socially acceptable. But what are the effects of energy drinks on our health and performance? Good or bad?