Post-Workout Nutrition:Other than breakfast, this could be your most important time to take in food. After exercise (or a game) your body has used up its stores of energy and you need to replenish or “fill the tank back up”. Your body will be like a sponge for nutrients and fluids and you have a 2-hour window where your body is most receptive to nutrients.
Today I will be sharing a recipe from my gourmet nutrition book. The total cooking time for this meal should be 8 minutes. This is a great recipe to pair with any post workout meal or can be used as a snack. You will receive 36 grams of protein, 8.4 grams of fat, 0 grams of carbohydrate, 0 grams of fiber, and 0 grams of sugar. Go ahead and try this recipe out, if you enjoy it be sure to share it with family and friends. Ingredients:Sirloin steak 6oz(sliced)Salt 2 pinchesPepper 1 pinchOlive oil sprayFresh Garlic(minced) 1 tsp
Has anyone ever started a fitness challenge? I would like to hear about it!I will be participating in my first Triathlon in October. I have raced in different obstacle races and running races but never a triathlon. First off there is a novice race I will try out on August 9th to get my feet wet on what it will be like to transition between swimming, biking and running.Are there any other suggestions on what I should do to prepare?
After successfully completing the Kinetic Sprint Triathlon earlier this year, I felt ready to compete in the International distance: 1500 meter swim, 40k bike,10k run. I chose this race to fine tune my strategy for my target race, the National Champion Ship in Milwaukee, WI, August 2014.
After yesterdays festivities, all the extra food, beer, wine and late night partying, you're going to feel a little bloated, drained and may be even hung over.
1) Make sure to drink lots of water and rehydrate yourself.
2) Choose light easy to digest foods today, since you probably over
did it yesterday.
3) To help with the bloating, drink some GINGER, MINT, or
CHAMOMILE TEA. Iced or hot, is up to you, but try to stay away
from sweeteners, it will only add to inflammation and bloat.
Eat, drink, and be merry. It’s that time of year again. So before we kick off this month and a half marathon of good times and overindulging, let me weigh in with 5 practical steps you can take between now and New Year’s Eve to minimize set backs and help you to maintain your fitness this holiday season.