Going on a diet or into contest prep seems to bring out the worst cravings in me… and I know that I am not alone. Even the most disciplined of us get cravings from time to time (or all the time), but falling off the wagon is simply not an option.
Many people assume healthy eating requires time-intensive kitchen prep and cooking from scratch with pricey ingredients. In actuality, eating healthy doesn’t have to mean draining your bank account or spending countless hours in the kitchen. Eating a nutritious diet can fit into your busy schedule and your budget!
In the back of the produce section, hidden behind sections of beautiful bright, shiny vegetables, in an array of eye-popping Crayola-crayon colors, there’s an unassuming, misshapen dusty-looking vegetable that can catapult your training and support heart and artery health at the same time. Consider beets nature’s perfect sports and heart-friendly food wrapped up in one sweet— though unusual looking— package.
What is this anabolic window exactly? And, what does the research say actually say about it? Keep reading to find out more.
When it comes to building muscle, women don’t always have it as easy as men—mainly because we don’t have as much testosterone (the key hormone involved in muscle building). However, the good news is that women have the same propensity for protein synthesis as men, which means if we provide the body the right nutrients, it will increase lean mass!
Whether you’re lactose intolerant, have an allergy or don’t love regular dairy milk, there are now many alternatives (with some unique benefits of their own) worth pouring in your coffee or topping off your protein smoothie. Here are five milk alternatives to replace traditional dairy, along with some tasty recipes, for you to try!
There are lots of great fall foods that not only taste great, but offer up some amazing health and surprising fat loss benefits too! And what’s even better, they can fit into your regular diet plan! Try adding these six foods to your fall menu.
Not only is cauliflower delicious, but it’s also a very good source of vitamin C, vitamin K, folate, pantothenic acid, vitamin B6, vitamin B2 and more. Here are the top five benefits of cauliflower and why you should be including it in your diet:
Estrogen imbalance (i.e. estrogen dominance) is far more common than you think. And, when estrogen imbalances occur, our fat burning and muscle building efforts are negatively impacted. Wondering if estrogen imbalances are hindering your results? Keep reading.
Instead of dieting, look at it as simple healthy lifestyle choices that you can use for life. Here are five simple ways to change your diet that are easy to follow and easy to maintain.