It’s hard to read sports news anymore without hearing about someone getting caught for illegal use of performance enhancing drugs. Even though most of us are not competing with such high stakes, virtually everyone is looking to enhance their athletic performance and there are ways to do that without cheating and resorting to illicit medications. [...]
Have you heard the new diet trend? It’s the ‘Paleo’ diet, primal diet or the caveman diet. I guess it’s not exactly what I would call new and trendy, since it is based on the diet that our ancient ancestors ate. ‘The Paleo Diet’ is actually a term that author Loren Cordain, PhD coined [...]
In many recipes, herbs and spices are optional, but I would recommend that you add as many as you can! Every time you flavor your meals with herbs or spices you are supercharging your food without adding a single calorie!
Coconuts once were considered bad for you. It was thought that the saturated fat in coconut lead to high cholesterol, clogged arteries, heart disease, and weight gain. Now, coconuts have taken center stage for their nutrition value. So the question is: Are coconuts good for you or bad for you? Coconut is now sold [...]
What would you think about a natural food that has been scientifically PROVEN to help you work out harder and longer? This news is a very recent discovery with amazing results–especially if you are an athlete.
As a competitive cyclist, I am around athletes all the time. It’s amazing to me what some of them eat, drink and fuel their bodies with before, during and after races. The myth of ‘carb loading’ is still there, as well as attempting to fuel with sugary, chemical-laden substances before and during and after races. [...]