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Recipe: Watermelon Smoothie

Recipe: Watermelon Smoothie

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Watermelon Smoothie Recipe:

Working out in hot humid summer weather calls for a recovery smoothie that both hydrates and repairs muscles. Watermelon and cucumber are super thirst quenchers that pair well with cooling mint and tart lemon! You have to give this amazing watermelon smoothie a try! Makes 1 serving.

Watermelon Smoothie Ingredients:

  • 1 cup watermelon, chopped
  • ½ cup frozen strawberries
  • ½ cup seedless cucumber, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh mint
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon raw honey
  • 1 scoop plant protein powder
  • 1 teaspoon maca powder

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Your Guide to Choosing Sports Snacks: Glycemic Index

Your Guide to Choosing Sports Snacks: Glycemic Index

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Where Does the Glycemic Index Come Into Play?

Last week we covered the second of our three rules for sports snacks. Click here to read Rule 1 and here to read Rule 2.

Today we will cover our third and final rule to simplify your sports snack decisions. For a more detailed look at supplements as well as the easiest way for the whole family to eat healthy, get my book The 3/4 Rule.

Rule 3 – Eat lower Glycemic Index foods before training, and higher Glycemic Index foods after training.

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Snacking Urges Be Damned!

Snacking Urges Be Damned!

Snacking Urges Be Damned!

Control your snacking urges and get results

Everyone loves a good snack. A good snack not only hits the spot but also appeases your sweet tooth.

In fact, Americans love snacking so much that we eat over 600 calories worth of snacks a day (more on that later). That is exactly what makes snacking one of the hardest parts of nutrition for people to control. Not only do we have a hard time controlling what we eat, but we also have a hard time controlling how much we eat (why have one chip when the whole bag only has 17 servings…)!
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You Hungry? 15 Quick Healthy Snacks

You Hungry? 15 Quick Healthy Snacks

You Hungry? 15 Quick Healthy Snacks

Healthy Snacks You Can Make Quickly

We all need quick meals or healthy homemade snacks we can “wolf-down” when we are on the go, and I’m not talking about a double cheeseburger or a couple of ranch soaked buffalo wings.

Having convenient, healthy foods ready can be the difference between sticking with your calorie killing plan or buying a bigger belt! Here are fifteen healthy snacks (and amazingly simple) for on-the-go eating! (click on the name of the snack for more info)
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