For David Gale, the term “go with your gut” certainly holds a different connotation. A bodybuilder since 1998, he’s always taken pride in being relatively healthy and impervious to injuries throughout the years. This time last year, however, he found himself in a terrifying, life-threatening situation while hiking with his wife through the Arizona mountains.
One of the most common questions I get asked as a Registered Dietitian is what one should eat after training to ensure they reach their goals. Regardless of what that goal is, post-workout nutrition should always follow a few simple guidelines.
When it comes to improving your overall health– people start with fitness first; signing up for a gym membership, sticking to cardio, getting more physical activity are all examples. What happens concurrently to these new changes, is that eating healthier will often become a part of the picture as well. It’s a no-brainer that eating the right foods will improve your overall health, so what about eating the right foods before exercise?
and shakes are amazing staples, but have you ever thought of using protein powders as part of a main dish? True Nutrition athlete @vegan_danielle shares how she creates a faux fried “chikn” recipe, with tofu and True Nutrition Pea Protein Isolate. It’s gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan (of course), and 100% delicious.
April 7 of each year marks the celebration of World Health Day! World Health Day is an annual day to celebrate and discuss the important health issues that impact us all. In honor of World Health Day, we brought in Tiffany Ma, Registered Dietitian, to discuss the ways you can keep yourself and your immune system important during this time.
All of us, whether we admit it or not, are under more stress than usual. Regardless of our individual situations, one thing is certain: succumbing to stress inhibits our progress in the gym.
25 DAYS OUT: Jermaine Miles (AKA @jmiles_official) is just 25 short days from the South East National Championship where he’ll be competing among other Classic Physique athletes in an attempt to obtain his pro card. No stranger to a good challenge, Jermaine admits he likes being able to push himself to the limit and see […]
(Plus— a tasty keto-friendly recipe for Wild Berry “Dough-tein” Muffins) You’ve likely heard the term ‘keto’ slung around more frequently than ‘low fat’ or ‘sugar-free’ over the last few years. But did you know that there are different types of Keto? We caught up with Daniel Calabrese (AKA Cala) to discuss Cyclical Keto. This diet […]
Meet Shay: a 27-year old Air Force vet and bodybuilder/Figure Competitor. She’s overcome mountains to be where she’s at, and she’s only getting started. Today she shares with us how she trains and fuels her body on a regular basis to maintain her beautifully sculpted physique. Finding Inspiration “I became a bodybuilder because I hated […]
What exactly does a Vegan bodybuilder eat? 358g of protein, 703g of carbohydrates and 109g of fat all bundled into roughly 5200 calories. Read on to see how these meals are broken up!