There are a lot of misconceptions out there related to salt and sodium. Most of us think we need to decrease or even stop taking in salt completely, but actually that’s not exactly true.
Looking for ways to change up your diet to get bikini ready by summer? Two top IFBB Bikini pros— Stacey Alexander and Amanda Latona— are here to help! They share some of their favorite fat-loss recipes and tips!
If you are an athlete or just exercise regularly, you probably know that getting sufficient iron is essential to exercise performance. Recent findings suggest that even mild deficiency can reduce maximum oxygen uptake, aerobic efficiency and reduce endurance capacity.
I wanted to emphasis the amazing health benefits of dark chocolate and more specifically cacao. Just like other herbs and spices such as turmeric and cinnamon, the cocoa bean— aka cacao (“ka-cow”)— offers so many powerful benefits.
Have you just reached a weight loss goal or just finished prepping for a show or another athletic event? Are you wondering, “Now what?” How are you going to maintain the weight loss and keep that figure you have worked so hard to get?
Dark chocolate is delicious, but did you know it also has many health benefits? It’s loaded with antioxidants, vitamins and minerals and has potassium, copper, magnesium and iron.
For those of you who take your fitness seriously and/or compete in any athletic sport, you are probably accustomed to eating five to seven meals per day. And, you have done so by carrying your food around with you everywhere you go for fear of missing an important meal.
Beans are a great component to your everyday healthy nutritional program! Not only are they packed with calcium, iron, potassium, B vitamins, they are a great source of protein and fiber! Beans may also lower LDL (bad) cholesterol levels, keeping your heart healthy. The best part is, they are extremely versatile and can be used to make salads, dips, salsas and even brownies— yes, I said brownies!
It's that time of year again— Super Bowl Sunday is this weekend! Typically the spread at a Super Bowl party is full of high-calorie snacks and not-so-healthy options like hot dogs, hamburgers, chicken wings, chips, cookies, beer and more. It can be an easy excuse for people to overindulge and fall off their fitness plan, but you can easily stay on board if you plan ahead!
It’s almost May, and we only have a few more months until we strip down for summer! As you know, a good diet is paramount to helping us achieve our summer slimdown goals. However, what is a “good diet?” There are tons of different trendy “diets” out there for you to follow. Most will work IF you can stick with them long enough.