How to Build Endurance in 5 Ways

Endurance. The dictionary definition of endurance is: "the fact or power of enduring an unpleasant or difficult process or situation without giving way." It is what motivates you, gives you strength to continue, and allows you to be a better version of you. No matter what kind of athlete or fitness connoisseur you are, in order to be successful you need to build endurance. If you do a quick internet search on ways to build endurance, you will find that many of the articles are mainly focused on ways to build endurance as a runner. There aren't many tips for how [...]

The Do’s and Don’ts of Effective Post Workout Recovery – Video

No matter how hard we work, sweat or how much time we put in at the gym, it all means nothing if we don’t take care of our bodies after leaving the gym. What your body intakes in the moments after hitting the gym or playing to your peak on the field is arguably one of the most crucial meals of the day. Make sure you’re giving your muscles the nutrients you need to replenish, repair and recover and follow along as we explore some of the top do’s and don’ts to keep you on top of your game in [...]

2017-04-20T23:06:16+00:00 September 2nd, 2015|Categories: Athletic Performance|

Why Whey Protein – Infographic

In the world of sports supplements, there is no powder, pill or shake more popular than protein. Proteins are popular for good reasons too, providing athletes and fitness enthusiasts with a convenient way to provide their body with the power they need to perform at their peak. Where many people struggle is choosing what type of protein works best for them. A quick search for protein powder can leave an athlete overwhelmed, delivering thousands of results that all seem to be promising the same thing. The key to choosing the right protein for you, however, is knowing how each type [...]

2017-04-20T23:06:16+00:00 August 20th, 2015|Categories: Athletic Performance|

Nutrition & Athletic Performance

Top athletes have long known that nutrition is a big contributor to their best performances, because good nutrition is second only to a great training program in terms of preparation for competition. While it is true that physical training alone can prepare athletes to achieve great things, preparation can be far more effective when coupled with a regular program of good nutrition. This is why virtually all of the major professional  sports teams employ a full-time nutritionist to advise and guide athletes on what they should be eating and drinking, and how much of each, to maintain optimum levels of [...]

2017-04-20T23:06:16+00:00 July 31st, 2015|Categories: Athletic Performance|

Foods and Nutrients to Help Fuel Your Workout

The obsession with fitness isn’t going away anytime soon considering people are becoming more fascinated by the subject every day. Staying strong, healthy and fit is more than just about hitting the gym. Diet and the types of food we consume are, in fact, a much more important component of staying in shape, especially for individuals focused on bodybuilding training and nutrition. There’s a million and one different trendy diets and supplements on the market, but keeping your body moving and performing at the highest standard really comes down to consuming the right food – whole grains, fruits, vegetables and [...]

2017-04-20T23:06:17+00:00 June 5th, 2015|Categories: Athletic Performance|

Sports Nutrition & Science – White Paper

No matter if you’re a world-class athlete or fitness enthusiast, from fueling to recovery, muscle building to fat burning, you are what you eat. Maintaining strong performance and energy levels to take your game to the next level involves much more than just keeping in shape. Rather, optimal sports nutrition is the best way to push your muscles to the limit and reach your body’s maximum potential. Everything you eat from your morning breakfast to the late night snack affects your athletic performance in one way or another. Staying on top of what and when your body intakes certain nutrients [...]

2017-04-20T23:06:17+00:00 April 23rd, 2015|Categories: Athletic Performance|

Infographic | What Supplements to Take to Meet Your Fitness Goals

When rigorous training and exercise combined with a strict meal plan isn’t enough, many of the world’s top athletes turn to sports nutrition and fitness supplements to help them reach their fitness goals. Using the right workout supplements may be all it takes to help take your workout to new heights and help you reach your body’s maximum potential. Sports nutrition and fitness supplements work to complement your meal and workout plan, ensuring that your body is getting all the macronutrients it needs to keep you performing at the highest levels. Let’s take a look at some of the most [...]

2015-03-31T19:56:04+00:00 March 31st, 2015|Categories: Athletic Performance|

Nutrition & Athletes | Video

No matter how active you are, staying healthy and maintaining a proper diet is a challenge for every individual. For athletes, the challenge of supplying your body with the proteins, fats, and carbs it needs to perform only becomes even more of a challenge. Despite the challenge, a healthy diet that is packed with nutrients, liquids, and proteins your body needs is the key to taking your game to the next level. Check out these five nutritional tips to help you stay on top of your game. Staying Hydrated Whether you’re an athlete looking to outlast your competition or just [...]

2017-04-20T23:06:17+00:00 February 24th, 2015|Categories: Athletic Performance|

Amino Acids and Workout Efficiency

When it comes to your workout, eating the right foods and maintaining an adequate level of vitamins and amino acids in the body will provide the muscles with the nutrients they need to stay strong. BCAA supplements are popular as they include three essential amino acids, leucine, isoleucine, and valine. These three amino acids help to support your muscle growth, giving you the body you have always desired. Increase Stamina When you use amino acid supplements, you will find your body has increased stamina. This will allow you to workout longer. The way your body handles them has a big [...]

2017-04-20T23:06:17+00:00 December 29th, 2014|Categories: Athletic Performance|

What is GLUTEN?

  Not feeling yourself lately-having a hard time remembering or just feeling foggy? Blaming your mood swings and irritability on being too tired? Has your tummy been upset and bloated? These are just a few symptoms that can be the beginning of developing a gluten intolerance. Has your athletic performance been suffering? Some basic everyday sysmptoms that might go un-noticed until more sysmptoms start piling on. So- What is Gluten? What are the symptoms- and how do you avoid foods that have it. Our article below is short and to the point and will help you get a better understanding of exactly what [...]