The major downside of online food journals is that it causes people to be obsessed with calorie counting. You may be asking so what’s wrong with this? Below are a few reasons why tracking with online food journals can mislead you and sabotage your weight loss plan.
It’s convenient to grab a protein bar when we skip breakfast or lunch, need a quick afternoon pick-me-up or a post-workout recovery. There is a plethora of protein bars to choose from; bars with 25 grams of protein, with Omega fats, low-fat, and even gluten-free bars. With these nutrition buzzwords it’s easy to think these bars are good for us, but not so fast.
Vitamin D is best known for its role in bone health. But did you know that vitamin D controls over a 1000 gene expressions and is powerful enough to reduce immune dysfunctions & inflammation, slow aging, and increase brain serotonin.
Read on to learn why pro and college teams are using vitamin D to prevent injuries and improve performance.
For those that are lactose intolerant or do not like the taste of milk or cheese, there are a number of non-dairy food sources that are high in calcium, such as vegetables and fruits. Here is a list of the top non-dairy foods rich in calcium.
Training programs aren’t just about logging miles of swimming, running or biking, but it’s about getting you to the starting line conditioned and healthy. We tend to spend countless hours running, swimming and biking, but we fail to dedicate time to ensure that our nutrition plan matches our training plan