The most elite Olympic athletes understand the importance of nutrition for optimum performance and recovery. Eating a healthy diet with adequate calories and nutrients may mean the difference between a gold medal and silver. The first in a four-part series, this blog will cover the topic of breakfast. Follow these simple tips to eat like an Olympian and train your body and mind in order to improve your own athletic performance. Continue reading How to Eat Like an Olympian: Part 1 of 4
This fall Elite Sports Clubs fitness intern, Taylor Thompson, prepared this dish as a quick energy dessert for willing tasters following their workout at various Elite clubs locations. I personally love the great taste and ease of preparation for these Pumpkin Bites, which could be taken to a holiday party without any baking! Continue reading Pumpkin Energy Bites Recipe
This vegetable frittata recipe is the perfect example of a good use of vegetables early in the day. It can be prepared the night before and you’re good to go for the next day. It doesn’t hurt that this recipe is extremely easy too! Continue reading Breakfast Vegetable Frittata Recipe
There’s all sorts of recommendations out there for how to start your day. Some swear by drinking a large glass of water before they even get out of bed. Others meditate or do a yoga stretching routine. And then it’s breakfast time, and most adults head straight for the coffee maker, and this is where the dilemma begins.
What to eat first? Most people have given up fruit juice and are choosing fresh fruit. That is a great start. Then we go on to our protein and maybe a carbohydrate choice. Let’s just say an egg and toast combo. Lastly, and maybe most important, how about a side of vegetables?! Continue reading How I Learned to Eat Vegetables for Breakfast
Smoothie bowls are the new craze. Use whatever fruit, nuts, and seeds you have on hand to make this super simple and delicious smoothie bowl recipe. But keep in mind, frozen fruit is often necessary for a good smoothie base. Enjoy! Continue reading Mango Peach Raspberry Smoothie Bowl Recipe