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Training Nutrition Thursday: Soy Protein & the Athlete


I have recently undertaken a goal to get in shape by cycling. I am suplimenting my nightly rides of 5-10 miles with a diet and counting calories. Recently I have […]

Tuesday’s Healthy Fuel Recipe: Chocolate Raspberry Yogurt Ice Pops

Chocolate Raspberry Yogurt Ice Pops

2 cups fresh or frozen raspberries
2 cups Greek-style yogurt
3-4 Tbsp honey
1/2 cup mini dark chocolate chips ( 60%+ cocoa – you […]

Not Another Case of the Mondays: Homemade, High-Probiotic Yogurt for Energy & Health!

What can you get with $60?  Turns out, in the healthy food world, not much.  A few years back, I calculated how much of my grocery budget I spent on […]

Drop the Drag Wednesday: Athlete Diets Too High in Refined Carbs

To drop the drag this week, drop any notion that you should consume a diet high in refined carbs throughout the day, just because you're an endurance athlete.  Today, we're […]

Tuesday’s Healthy Fuel Recipe: Guacamole & Green Avocado Smoothies

Really, there's no end to the ways you can use avocados in recipes.  They make most anything taste better, and, as we discussed yesterday (see below), they pack a huge […]

Not Another Case of the Mondays: Avocados for Energy & Health

If there’s one thing I know, it’s that athletes love some good guacamole.  Or, maybe it’s just me (but I don’t think so).  Either way, this week’s feature ingredient, avocados, […]

Thursday Sports Nutrition Tip: The Right Whey

Are you an athlete that uses whey protein powder to add protein and nutrients to smoothies, yogurt, or other foods?  If not, are you interested in adding it to your […]

Drop the Drag Wednesday: The One-Meal-Per-Day Metabolism Killer

Know anyone who is so busy during the day that he has no time to eat?  In fact, he consumes very little, other than coffee, during the day, runs on […]

Tuesday’s Healthy Fuel Recipe: Your Perfect Recovery – Almond Berry Smoothie

Your Perfect Recovery...

Wanna improve as a athlete?  You can gain an edge if you consistently consume a recovery meal or snack.  To recover well after a hard workout, you […]

Drop the Drag Wednesday: Partially Hydrogenated Oils (transfats)

This week, let's drop the drag by minimizing Transfats.  Easy enough, right?  We've all heard of them, know where they are, and have a handle on this one.  And, most all food […]

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