Exposing the Truth about the Glycemic Index

Just like many health and fitness fads, the Glycemic Index has been hijacked by food marketers and manipulated to sell more products. Walk down the processed junk aisle of any supermarket, and you will see lots of packaging with the term “Low Glycemic” on it. The consumer has been conditioned to equate “low glycemic” with […]

Healthy Snicker Swap

Trying to clean up your nutrition but LOVE the nutty goodness of SNICKERS? Don’t worry – we have an excellent Snickers Swap for you!   Takes 10 minutes to throw together and seconds to devour! Directions: 1. Slice Organic Medjool Dates into 2 pieces and remove the pit (buy the dates that contain the pit, they […]

10 Tips to Increase Daily Water Consumption

10 Tips to Help You Increase Your Daily Water Intake Make a routine! Wake up, drink 8 oz of water, take your vitamins, drink 8 oz of water, drive to work, drink 8 oz or water, go to the bathroom, drink 8 oz of water…… You get the idea!  Before you know it you will […]

Sport Specific or GPP?

Ever since the first Olympic games were held in 776 BC, athletes have been at the center of society. With their unfathomable feats of strength, speed, and power, their physical ability to perform on the big stage has put audiences in awe. With competition being at the heart of the human spirit, the desire to […]

Powdered Greens Are Not All Created Equal

Powdered greens supplements are not all created equal. As their popularity continues to rise, more and more supplement brands are jumping on the bandwagon with their own version. The supplement industry has a long history of being shady, and even downright illegal. I like to call it the “Wild West” of health, because the rules […]

Balsamic Grilled Steak Arugula Salad with Peaches

Ingredients: 1 lb skirt steak 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 1 clove garlic, minced 1 tbsp packed brown sugar 1 tbsp vegetable oil kosher salt freshly ground pepper 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1 large lemon, juiced 6 cups baby arugula 2 peaches, thinly sliced 1/3 cup crumbled feta Directions: Add steak to a large resealable […]

Cucumber Hummus Boats

Directions: Wash the outside of your cucumber (leave the skin on) Depending on the size, half or quarter your cucumber Gently scoop out the seeds creating a crevice in your cucumber Slice into two inch pieces Fill with 1.5 tablespoons of your favorite hummus Top with chopped with ripe cherry tomatoes Add a sprinkle of paprika […]

Roasted Asparagus

Ingredients 1 pound asparagus spears (thick spears are best for roasting) 1-2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil 2 minced cloves of garlic Kosher or sea salt to taste Freshly ground black pepper to taste Lemon juice or balsamic vinegar to taste Directions Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees Wash and trim asparagus Drizzle with olive […]

Preseason Preperation

The first Friday in March is the start of the preseason for High School spring sports. It brings new life and excitement for those athletes who have been cooped up inside all winter, training hard and waiting for this day to come.   The spring season signifies the start of warmer weather, and longer days with […]

Restart your resolution

Mid February is perfect to restart your resolution. It marks the time when most people have already quit pursuing their New Year’s resolution.   By February 14th, about 80% of New Year’s resolutions had already failed.   The running joke in the fitness industry is how the gym is packed on January 1st, and empty by […]