Whether you’re training, entertaining, or staying home and relaxing these holidays we’ve put together the perfect mix of naughty, nice, and spice for you to enjoy...
Experts are predicting a catastrophic flu season. Athletes have spent a lot of time away from their sports this year, so what can you do to avoid spending any more precious time away from your usual training?
Any athlete looking to improve their performance will need to focus on recovery to ensure they're getting the benefits from their training. Being able to show up to training and put in 100% over and over again is required if you're looking to become a stronger, faster, and more powerful athlete...Read More
Adaptogens, dubbed “the anti-stress vitamin”, are an effective, well-studied, albeit less well-known, tool available for athletes’ to help manage and adapt to physical and cognitive stress. For decades athletes have been adding adaptogens to a balanced diet to help their bodies adapt to stress and to mitigate the negative impacts caused by stress...Read More
Masters athletes, regardless of level, have many things in common. They share a commitment to discipline, they are determined, and they actively work at being better teammates. The other thing they have in common is similar concerns. After nearly ten years in the sports nutrition field we've had a lot of time to speak to and hang out with Masters athletes from age 24-88 and we understand how needs change as we age... Read More
There’s no question about it, teens are training harder, are experiencing fiercer levels of competition and are doing all of these in the face of new challenges. Parents are worried about their kids getting the right nutrition, not getting enough sleep, dealing with stress, recovering from an injury or illness or trying to avoid injuries. They’re worried about college, they’re weighing up whether supplements are the right choice... Read More
Swimmers deal with a lot more than just doing practice laps and trying to get the best time in the pool. There's the stress of daily work and school schedules, the physical pressures of strenuous strength training, and the usual family demands. Our Adaptogens are specifically formulated to help the active athlete meets these requirements without feeling physically depleted. Here are 5 things to know about Adaptogens and how they can help you succeed!...Read more
Nutrition for teen athletes is especially difficult because of competing demands from school, training, family, and friends. A teen swimmer is on a different schedule from the rest of the family, and may be limited by the food choices offered at school. Add in the temptations of fast food and sugary snacks when socializing with friends, and the chance to stay on track nutritionally takes a turn for the worse. Help your teen athlete make good choices that will give them a competitive edge in and out of the pool...Read more
Fueling your body within 30 minutes to one hour after exercise helps you perform better at your next session and avoid injuries. But what is the best thing to refuel your body with; low fat chocolate milk or NutriBoost? Here we take a look at Horizon Organic Lowfat chocolate milk and P2Life's NutriBoost and do a side by side comparison for you to be the judge of what's best for your performance...Read more