03-18-2014

Starbucks Protein Box… Revamped

Many of you have probably tried the Starbuck’s protein box. It’s a quick option, great snack & perfect size. However, when you look closely – it’s really not providing the recommended amount of protein for a good meal or heavy snack. Research recommends 20g of quality protein consumed throughout the day for best absorption & recovery from workouts.

 

So…I created the Post-Workout Protein box!

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11-27-2013

Will You Pledge A Mile A Day? + Giveaways!

How do you feel about running at least a mile a day from Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day?

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11-18-2013

Fueling Mini Series: During Workout

Staying fueled during a workout is important to keep up intensity & reach your training goals.

Below are the main factors contributing to a successful, intense workout.

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11-13-2013

Fueling Mini Series: Pre-Workout

The Fueled Athlete brings you the first mini series on the blog! We’re starting with the basics – what does an athlete need to consume pre-, during and post-workout to have a successful training session?

Today I bring you Pre-Workout.

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10-29-2013

15 High-Performance Foods

What makes something a performance food? The needs of an athlete can be boiled down to: fuel, hydration and recovery. In nutrition terms this translates to:

 Carbohydrates for fuel

Electrolytes for hydration

Protein/Probiotics/Omega-3/Vitamin C for recovery

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10-28-2013

Need a quick smoothie?

Choose your base – what liquid will you use? Water, milk, almond milk, 100% juice, homemade juice, etc. The base normally provides some carbohydrate or energy to the mix.

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10-28-2013

Welcome to The Fueled Athlete

At The Fueled Athlete, the goal is to encourage you to fuel your body with real food. By finding what your body needs and simple ways to give it just that, your performance will improve drastically!

The Fueled Athlete will incorporate many things including recipes, focusing on one particular food’s effect on the body, meal composition and most importantly translating the latest research into easy-to-understand advice.

Sports nutrition is a fairly new concept with lots of room for growth. Join me as we stay up to date on the latest for body composition, meal planning, fueling performance and more!

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