Everyone loves chocolate and peanut butter together, unless you're allergic, which means that sucks for you. I commonly do a chocolate peanut butter oatmeal mash before I go to bed. It provides protein throughout the night, slow digesting fats and oats so I don't wake up hungry, and is a great nighttime snack. The recipe is … Continue reading Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal
What you need: Kodiak Cakes Power Cakes Egg Whites That's it Directions Simply make the same recipe on the side of the box, but instead of water use egg whites. You may want to add a bit more egg whites than you would water, just to make sure that you get a thinner pancake. However, … Continue reading Quick and Easy Protein Pancake Recipe
Cheat meals are something you want to avoid repeating often, but what's life without a little bit of fun? There are good ways to utilize them, and bad ways to utilize them. Sometimes you just need a little bit of something to keep you sane, but what you do with the food the rest of … Continue reading When and How to Have a Cheat Meal
In recent years the idea of eating or drinking carbs during a workout, particularly high in sugar, has come on as offering possible performance benefits. Athletes eat candy like Sour Patch Kids and gummy worms, and drink dextrose with protein or just plain old Gatorade. This isn't just endurance athletes, but also spills over into … Continue reading Should You Have Carbs Intra-Workout?
Sometimes it's not easy to have a fully prepped and ready to go meal on hand, or maybe you forgot your food at home that day. It always helps to keep a protein or energy bar on hand for a quick snack. There are a ton of protein and energy bars on the market, but … Continue reading Top 3 Protein and Energy Bars
People trying to lose or gain weight generally will meal plan in order to eat the same meals every single day in the same proportions. That is a great idea if you workout 6 days a week, but sometimes a workout is easy or way more difficult than normal. Get smarter about dieting and eat … Continue reading Eat for the Workout
Why This is the easy part to explain. Meal prepping takes away the hassle of cooking everyday, and gives you quality food on hand at every moment of the day. Although it takes a few hours to cut, cook, and clean everything, it is always worth it. It is especially beneficial when counting your macros. … Continue reading Why and How to Meal Prep
Not everyday is going to be perfect and it is entirely okay to splurge a little here and there. It is unlikely that you can go 365 days a year without having a poor meal or blowing way past your calorie intake goal for the day. Whether your diet is Ketogenic, low fat, no sugar, … Continue reading How to Recover From a Cheat Day
Are You a Hard Gainer? Hard gainers are those that have a difficult time putting on weight of any source, whether it be fat or muscle, their metabolism burns it off. Their body does not want to hold on to the weight, and this often leads to feeling discouraged in the gym as they see … Continue reading Gaining Weight 101: Hard Gainer Diet
First What you eat before a workout is heavily dependent on your goals, as well as your training style. A powerlifter will not eat the same thing as a marathon runner which will not eat the same thing as a crossfit athlete. Although there are some variables that come into play, there are some pretty … Continue reading What to eat before a workout?