Fruit and Yogurt Fresh fruit provides carbohydrates for quick energy. Pineapple, orange, and kiwi fruit are packed with vitamin C, a powerful nutrient for joints and connective tissue that also boasts antioxidant properties. Yogurt and almonds add protein and healthy fat to make this fruit salad super satisfying. Enjoy for a mid-day snack a fewContinue reading
Carbs + Protein Carbohydrate plus protein is a winning combination that helps repair muscles and refuel your tank. Remember that pasta doesn’t have to come from wheat. Rice noodles are a gluten-free alternative with a tender texture and mild flavor that works well with all types of sauces. Toss in your favorite fresh vegetables forContinue reading
Spinach Spinach is one of the most nutrient-dense foods out there, boasting high levels of vitamin K (important for bone health and blood clotting), vitamin A (important for eye and skin health) and iron (needed to transport oxygen throughout the body). If you’re deficient in iron, you will experience fatigue, which is the last thingContinue reading
Peanut Butter Power Peanut butter can be your post-workout secret weapon―it’s affordable, versatile, and satisfying. Don’t shy away from this nutrient powerhouse because of its fat content―just use measured portions. One tablespoon of peanut butter contains about 100 calories and 7 grams of healthy unsaturated fat. Add chicken and vegetables in a flour tortilla forContinue reading
Power Breakfast An egg sandwich is a perfect post-workout breakfast. There’s protein in both the yolk and the white of an egg, and this recipe uses a combination of the two to boost protein while keeping calories and fat under control. Eggs also contain zinc, which aids in metabolism and immunity, and vitamin B12, whichContinue reading
Post Workout: Ginger Does your workout leave you aching? Instead heading to the medicine cabinet for a couple of aspirin, make a b-line to the kitchen for some ginger. This potent anti-inflammatory root eases post exercise muscle pain. It’s also been shown to reduce joint stiffness and swelling too.
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