Would you rather take a fistful of pills everyday instead of eating broccoli for dinner? If so, you aren’t alone. Data from the CDC shows that 87% of Americans aren’t eating enough veggies. As a culture, we simply don’t like to eat vegetables – and it has consequences. Inadequate vegetable intake is linked to diseases […]
Exercise is only part of being healthy. If you exercise but don’t fuel your body well, you are making it harder for yourself to meet your goals. This is obvious to most people, but smart nutrition can sometimes be counterintuitive. Make sure you don’t make any nutrition mistakes with our articles covering basic nutrition, timing your meals, choosing the best foods for you, and more.
Thanks to all of the benefits of fruit-infused water, lots of people are now infusing their own water. All you need is a fruit infuser bottle and some produce to transform boring water into a nutritional cocktail. However, if it is nutritional benefits that you are after, then it is important to choose your fruits […]
The best foods for the keto diet are high in fat but low in protein and carbs. For most people, this means eating a lot of meat, fish, and avocado on the keto diet. However, there are plenty of vegetarian keto foods too – including nuts. Eating nuts on the keto diet is fairly controversial. […]
Despite how many times we’ve been told, “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day,” it still seems that we can’t find time to eat. As many as 30% of Americans skip breakfast regularly. Fast and easy to make, smoothies are the ultimate breakfast solution.
Branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs) consist of three amino acids: leucine, isoleucine, and valine. These amino acids are proven to support muscle growth even more than protein supplements and other amino acids. Taking BCAA powder is one of the best things you can do to improve your gains in the gym. However, even more so than […]
The ketogenic diet involves eating foods which are very low in carbs, low protein, and high in fat. The goal of the diet is to induce a state of ketosis in the body so the body starts producing ketones and using fat as fuel. If you want to learn more about how the ketogenic diet […]
Recently fruit infused water has become very popular and recipes bloggers are quick to tout all of the health benefits of it. Anytime something is this hyped up, you should be a bit skeptical. After all, you can’t expect to drink some lemon-infused water and see the fat melt off your body! However, there are […]
Ketogenic diet foods are very low carb, low protein, and high fat. This restricts many of the foods you are probably used to eating. Specifically, you aren’t going to be allowed to eat grains, almost all fruits, and even many vegetables. Don’t worry though – there are still plenty of tasty ketogenic diet foods that […]
There is a lot of misinformation and bro-science surrounding the topic of pre-workout supplements. How long does pre workout last, what are the side effects and when to take it are common questions that few people know the exact answers to. To answer them and to make your workouts even more kickass, we’ve gathered all […]
Regardless of what your workout plan or regimen is, nutrition always plays an extremely important role in it. It’s especially true with CrossFit nutrition. Why? Because CrossFit involves intensive training sessions that require lots of energy. And we all know well that to generate this energy, our body needs food.