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How to Rock a Cheat Day (Without Feeling Bad or Getting Fat)
If you're following a nutrition plan, you know how you count down to your cheat days. But is there a way to both enjoy and effectively use those cheat meals to build muscle and lean out?
Macronutrients Don't Matter: Comparison of 4 Weight Loss Diets
Low-carb, low-fat, high-protein - every diet seems to have a theory on what is best for weight loss. But what actually IS best? Science says macronutrient ratios don't matter after all.
Fast Food - Does It Have to Be Unhealthy?
You're stuck on the go with no time to pack food. What choices can you make to improve your nutrition? Can you bring something with you? Can you make wise choices at restaurants?
News for Aging Athletes: Cherry Juice Can Reduce Joint Inflammation
Many lifelong athletes eventually suffer from osteoarthritis, but most of us don't want to deal with medication side effects. Now science says we might just need to drink some tart cherry juice.
Gardening For The Athlete: How To Get Started
Like your training plan, an ill thought out garden can be a lot of work, yet ultimately a waste of time and money. Here are some tips on choosing what to grow and how to get started growing it.
Does Creatine Actually Increase Your Power?
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.
Recipe: The Banana Graveyard (aka Chocolate Chip Banana Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies)
Check out my recipe for Chocolate Chip Banana Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies - also known as, “There’s a lot going on in that cookie!”
The Paleo Mystique: Deciphering "Paleo" Eating
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.
Down in the Dirt Series: Part 4 – Food Justice and Communal Health
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.
Intermittent Fasting For Athletes: The Why and How
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.
Study Suggests Eating Blueberries May Prevent Exercise-Induced Muscle Soreness
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!
The Effect of BCAAs on Exercise Induced Muscle Soreness
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.
Science Says: Energy Drinks Really Do Work
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 Secret to Supplementation: It's Not About The Supplements
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.
Down in the Dirt Series: Part 3 - A Local Farm And The City Slickers Who Run It
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.
Black Pepper: More Than Just a Spice - It Fights Fat!
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.
An Idiot's Guide to Post Workout Recovery Drinks
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?
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