Eating The Right Way For Exercise

Eating The Right Way For Exercise

People exercise in order to build muscle, stay fit or to lose weight. Exercise can be physically taxing. It requires the proper nutrition in order to get the most out of your regular exercise regimen. Here are some tips to help you eat right for exercise. Eat to fuel performance and recovery. In order to […]

Tips To Build Up Muscle

Tips To Build Up Muscle

Some people, especially guys, not only want to lose weight due to their excess body fat, they also want to build some muscle. There are certain advantages to bulking up with muscles. It helps increase metabolism and the body’s fat-burning ability. If you wish to build up some muscle without really sweating it out, here […]

Weight Lifting Diet

Weight Lifting Diet

People who want to lose weight either diet or exercise, but most of the time they fail to do both. If you exercise a lot–whether strength training, bodybuilding, or overall fitness–you should know that what you eat is important in increasing your strength and enhancing your workouts. A proper diet works as a fuel to […]

Pre-Workout Meal May Boost Your Weight Loss

Pre-Workout Meal May Boost Your Weight Loss

A new study has made fitness experts realize that it is not just how much you eat that matters when it comes to losing weight during exercise, but also what kind of foods you should consumer before working out. The study, which was funded by Mars UK (a food and candy company) and published in the May issue of The Journal of Nutrition, states that women who ate a breakfast rich in low-glycemic index such as muesli, yogurt, and skimmed milk, burned 50 percent more fat after working out compared th…

What to Eat Before and After a Workout

What to Eat Before and After a Workout

Health.com’s resident dietitian has recently co-authored a book about sports nutrition entitled Energy to Burn: The Ultimate Food and Nutrition Guide to Fuel Your Active Life. Energy to Burn: The Ultimate Food and Nutrition Guide to Fuel Your Active Life. The book offers information about what foods to eat to help physically active people reach their goals and nutrition-conditioning strategies to help them meet the demands of a typical workout. During her research, Julie Upton, RD got to intervi…

Eating Well and Stay Active

Eating Well and Stay Active

Teens should eat well in order to do well in sports. What teens follow in their everyday diet may help affect how they perform in their sport of choice. A sports diet is not just simply a matter of taking on the necessary carbs or drinking the best sports energy drink around. There is actually more to it than that. Eating Extra CaloriesBasically, teens engaged into sports and the less sporty types follow a different type of diet. Sports usually have teens expending energy and effort. This requir…

Eating for Sports

Eating for Sports

Eating is different for star athletes as it is for not-so-active people. Remember when Michael Phelps revealed that he chows down enormous amounts of food during each meal. If you did not here about it, here’s an example from a Wall Street Journal Article published last August 13, 2008:Breakfast: Three fried-egg sandwiches loaded with cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, fried onions and mayonnaise. Two cups of coffee. One five-egg omelet. One bowl of grits. Three slices of French toast topped with powder…

Facts About Sport Nutrition

Facts About Sport Nutrition

WaterYou can survive for a month without food, but only a few days without water. Water is the most important nutrient for active people. When you sweat, you lose water, which must be replaced. Drink fluids before, during, and after workouts. Water is a fine choice for most workouts. However; during continuous workouts of greater than 90 minutes, your body may benefit from a sports drink. Sports drinks have two very important ingredients – electrolytes and carbohydrates Sports drinks replace ele…

Diet for Bodybuilding

Diet for Bodybuilding

A diet for bodybuilding is specially formulated to help a person build up on muscles faster during workout. The key element to such a diet is nutrition. Well-balanced nutrition will help provide the body with the nutrients needed in order to acquire energy, achieve muscle growth and recuperate from the resulting exertion. In order to build up bulk and muscle in the body, there are certain characteristics that bodybuilding diet program should have. Small, Frequent MealsA good bodybuilding diet sh…

Sports Drinks: Do You Need Them?

Sports Drinks: Do You Need Them?

Probably you have tried and tested sports drinks such as Gatorade, Powerade and Isoport. Some people may not even have to argue that they enjoyed drinking these kinds of drinks even wihout themselves being active or not engaging into any type of intense physical activity. For athletes, intaking sports drink is necessary to keep them hydrated and have their electrolytes easily replaced after hours of intense workouts.Keeping you body hyrdated is important so that you can perspire. The best way to…