When it comes to recovery nutrition post exercise, making sound nutrition choices is just as important as what is consumed leading up to exercise and throughout the day. Recovery nutrition replenishes energy stores, facilitates muscle repair, eases inflammation and soreness, and replenishes fluid lost during activity. All of this sets the body up for the…
This is the first blog post in a series on nutrition for athletics. We will start by focusing on nutrition for training and exercise. Here are some guidelines to follow that will enhance performance.
Both exercise and daily life put stress on the body. At the cellular level this oxidative stress can damage cells, cause premature aging, and delay recovery. We can optimize cellular repair and improve recovery by eating a diet that is rich in antioxidants. In this blog post, we share 4 antioxidants that are essential for effective recovery as well as the foods that contain them in abundance.
In this blog post, we share why cocoa powder is a powerful nutrient for recovery and a chocolate cherry “nice cream” recipe to enjoy as a delicious treat!
Quality sleep is critical for optimal physical and mental restoration and health. If you find yourself struggling to get a good night’s rest, you are not alone. Especially right now. In this blog post, we share 3 simple strategies for sleeping better tonight.