Topping off your “energy tank” right before your workout can improve endurance, mood, and intensity and in the end, improve results. Are you running from school or work to your workout, not sure of whether to grab something in between? Check out our top 5 favorite pre-exercise snacks:
A healthy mixture of protein, vitamin D, and calcium, milk is ideal for growing healthy bones, preventing osteoporosis, and even weight management. Despite all of these benefits, milk’s tastier and more sugary counterpart, chocolate milk, often gets a bad rap. But, it’s not all bad. Research shows that a glass of chocolate milk (and other flavored milks) may promote muscle and exercise recovery as much, if not more, than other sport drinks.
Fat is an essential fuel for our bodies, but still tends to cause a lot of confusion. Although low-fat diets were all the hype in the 90’s, they compromise both health and athletic performance. In fact, no evidence has found improved performance or health with dietary fat intake below 20% of calories.
Fueled. Fit. Balanced.
I'm Lexi, a Certified Sports Dietitian and Yoga Instructor. I work with individuals to help them reach optimum health and performance through balanced nutrition.