Nutrition Blog

Nutrition Blog

Pros & Cons of Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent fasting (IF) is a dietary regimen that involves eating or fasting on a schedule. During the feeding period, people can eat whatever they want. During the fasting period, there is a total absence of calories and eating. People who do IF might: eat only every other day. eat for a some hours in the

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Is Paleo right for me?

Onto the big question: Is Paleo right for you? Let’s look at the pros and cons. Pros Cons Paleo is high in whole, natural, foods. Lean meats, vegetables, fruits, nuts, and seeds are nutrient-dense, which have countless amazing health benefits! This can be a huge improvement from the traditional Western diet, especially if you’re used

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Mythbuster Monday: “Vegetarians don’t get enough protein.” Plus Red Lentil Pasta!

THE MYTH: Vegetarians can’t get as much protein from their diet as meat eaters. THE TRUTH: A lot of vegetarian foods have enough protein to keep you healthy, full, and physically fit! Even a competitive vegetarian athlete can get enough protein in their diet to support an active lifestyle. Although, being vegetarian does not imply

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Refueling after your WOD

Another way to maximize your gains during quarantine is to properly refuel! Within 1-2 hours of working out, prepare yourself a meal or large snack. Focus on eating carbohydrates and protein. The carbohydrates you eat will help replace the glycogen (a.k.a. your body’s glucose storage and a key energy source) that your muscles just used

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