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7 Nutrition Habits of Highly Effective Runners during Lockdown

https://www.instagram.com/p/B95sfuwJ1eF/ Time to reload your pantry as we go further into lockdown. What kind of groceries will you restock? With this COVID-19 virus not abating anytime soon, it’s time to eat a little healthier to make sure you keep your…

Eat smart to burn more Fat

Everyone wants to burn fat as fuel, but can’t quite figure out how to do it. Here’s a guide on how you can get started. Metabolic efficiency training Metabolic efficiency (ME) training, is the process of improving the body’s ability…

Iris Mak harnesses speed and athleticism from Raw Vegan diet

Most athletes believe in high carbohydrate and protein diet, which usually consists of a lot of meat. However, Iris Mak has managed to harness more strength and speed from not only a vegan diet, but a raw vegan diet. If…

Spartan Up your nutrition with Raspberry Smoothies

Spartan Up your nutritional needs with some berries this week to boost your training. Raspberries are an excellent source of vitamin C, manganese and phytochemicals. They also have one of the highest compositions of fiber amongst all known whole foods…

Easy 1-2-3 Meal Prep

If you think meal prep is difficult, IKEA has a hack that makes things as easy 1-2-3. Easy instructions are printed on IKEA’s Cook This Page recipe sheets. All you have to do is put ingredients on their corresponding images. Once you’ve…

3 quick healthy Avocado snacks

If you want to eat fat, might as well go with healthy fat found in avocados. Containing primarily monounsaturated fat, these fats help to lower the unfavorable LDL cholesterol, while maintaining or increasing the “good” HDL cholesterol, both beneficial effects…

Mango Avocado Smoothie

Mangos are an easy and healthy way to throw some variety into your cooking, along with hefty amounts of vitamin C, vitamin A, and potassium. Have a smoothie before or after your workout, refuel yourself and it’s a good source for…

Hot and spicy simple to bake and eat clean meals

Eating clean need not be boring nor tedious. These baking sheet recipes will have your meals served in no time, plus it’ll be easier to clean up after too! Here’s a mildly spiced western recipe and a tantalizingly hot Asian…

How to make carbo-loading work for you

Every athlete uses ‘carbo loading’ as an excuse to binge before a race, but how can you really make it beneficial to you on race day? What is carb-loading? Carbohydrate loading is a strategy that involves specific changes to your…

Spice up your salad with Arugula and Ginger sauce

If you’re looking for a way to mix it up, spice up your salads by adding Arugula and a tinge of ginger sauce. Arugula has been cultivated in the Mediterranean region since Roman times. It first earned its reputation in…