Chia seeds stake a claim as arguably the very first superfood, with legend having it Mayan and Aztec warriors would consume these seeds before battles or long runs to give them energy and sustain themselves during long periods of exertion. In fact, “chia” itself is the ancient Mayan word for “strength.” These tiny seeds pack a powerhouse of nutrients, and it was said that … [Read more...] about How to Use this TINY Seed to Create HUGE Changes to Your Health!
Superfoods have been all the rage in the last few years, and endurance superfoods have been emerging recently as ultra-healthy foods that can help you perform better and recover more quickly from strenuous exercise. We’ve covered two endurance superfoods recently in tart cherry juice and chocolate milk, but we’ve saved arguably the best for last: beets or beetroot … [Read more...] about Want to Know What it Would be Like to Have “Jet Fuel” Running Through Your Veins?
In recent years chocolate milk has gained a reputation as perhaps the best drink for post-workout recovery, but is this reputation truly warranted?With its combination of whey and casein protein from milk to help muscles recover and carbohydrates to replace the energy burned in your workout, chocolate milk does provide a healthy combination of macronutrients for athletes and … [Read more...] about Can Your Favorite Childhood Drink REALLY Help You Achieve Your Fitness Goals FASTER?
Want a great-tasting superfood that packs a wealth of health-boosting properties?Rich in antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties, as well as polyphenols (plant-based molecules that help maintain health and wellness), tart cherries are becoming a popular option for boosting your health in a variety of areas.Last week, we looked at the “endurance superfood” benefits tart … [Read more...] about How the Color Red Fights Belly Bulge!
While popular superfoods like blueberries, kale and Chia seeds tend to garner the lion’s share of attention, there are plenty of other superfoods that pack a similar punch when it comes to antioxidants, vitamins and other nutrients.One of the lesser known superfoods that offers a variety of health benefits is the tart cherry. This “endurance superfood” packs a higher … [Read more...] about Want to Recover Faster with Less Pain?