One Post- Workout Eating Mistakes You’re Probably Making Getting food into your system ASAP after a work out is good to to keep blood-sugar levels steady and ward off crazy fatigue and hunger. If it’s mealtime, have a 400- to 500-calorie breakfast, lunch, or dinner; if it’s between meals, go for a 200-300 calorie snackContinue reading
Pumpkin & Granola Partfait You can still treat yourself this Halloween while staying healthy. Try this delicious recipe for a pumpkin & granola parfait, that may even taste better than a slice a pumpkin pie. AND, It’s only 300 calories! INGREDIENTS: 1 6 – ounce container plain low-fat yogurt 2 teaspoons honey 1/4 teaspoon pumpkin-pie spice 1 whole-grain crunchy granola bar, crumbled 1/2 cup canned pumpkinContinue reading
Before a Workout: Oatmeal with Fresh Fruit Oatmeal is the workout buddy you never have to nag to exercise. It sticks with you throughout your workout by gradually releasing sugar into your bloodstream. Adding fruit to your bowl will help increase the fluid content of your pre-workout snack, keeping you hydrated.
After: Salmon with Sweet Potato Aside from the usual protein perks, salmon has bioactive peptides, small protein molecules that play a role in inflammation reduction, helping to regulate insulin levels and give you joint support. Sweet potatoes pack in those complex carbs as well as help to restore glycogen levels, which get depleted after aContinue reading
Before Working Out: A Smoothie Need a snack on-the-go on your way to the gym? Stick with a smoothie. Building your own smoothie blend has a bunch of exercise benefits. Use your favorite sliced fruit, a cup of Greek yogurt and some granola for a thicker consistency. If you’re picking one up, check the labelContinue reading
Post Workout Veggie Omelet with Avocado You already know eggs are a great source of protein and help aid in muscle recovery and growth. Switch it up from the usual scramble and make a veggie-packed omelet. Garnish with a few slices of avocado for fiber and monosaturated fats (the good kind!). Similar to olive oil, avocadosContinue reading
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