Ice Baths vs. Epsom Salt Baths

When working out (especially as an endurance athlete) you often here about different methods of recovery. Foam rolling, static stretching, eating the right foods? But what about when you take those long tub soaks to “ease” your muscles? Are they really beneficial to you? Or should you be enduring the marathon runner dreaded ice baths…

Nutrition Tip: How to Beat Cravings

Cravings get the best of everybody. How can you not look at the chocolate bar or cake sitting on the counter and not want to eat it? However, often times people have goals they wish to reach and a healthy diet they want to maintain. Here are 4 tips to help you beat those cravings…

What To Eat After Exercise

Nutrition after you workout is just as important as nutrition before you workout. Eating the right things post workout can help to speed recovery and avoid injury. The best time to eat post exercise is within 30 minutes after you stop exercise since your body is then better prepared to receive and store carbohydrates than…

What to Eat Before Exercise

Don’t eat before you exercise it helps you burn fat. Eat before you exercise otherwise you’ll just burn muscle. Carb load before long runs. Don’t eat carbs they lead to weight gain. There is so much conflicting information out there about what to eat (or if you should eat at all) before you exercise. We’re…

Nutrition Tip: How to Eat Healthy at Work

We’ve all been there. You’re sitting in a meeting and you swear those cookies are just calling your name. Or it’s lunch time and you didn’t have time to pack a lunch that morning so you opt for fast food instead. Everyone else around you is enjoying that cake that was brought in for someone’s…