Nutrition

Wondertwin Powers Activate, Form Of: More Than 100 Ways to Eat Cottage Cheese

7 Comments 16 October 2007

Sal just looked up from his desk (we work together) and said, “I wonder what would happen if you fried cottage cheese?” This is quintessential Sal.  The Sicilian take on one of the healthiest protein sources out there: yes, but can you deep fry it???  I have no idea if you can fry cottage cheese [...]

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Glycogen Loading: Pre-Race Rituals for Entering the Carb Kingdom

2 Comments 14 October 2007

There was a thread in the Cross Crusades forums last week about pre-race nutrition. I neglected to chime in, but I thought I’d share my nutritional preparation strategies here. My diet is typically about 30% carbs, 30% fat, and 40% protein. If you know your macronutrients well, you’ll notice that it’s a pretty low-carb plan. [...]

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Nutrition, Precision Nutrition, Weight Loss

Nutrition Nutrition Nutrition: Keeping it Simple

4 Comments 12 October 2007

I haven’t been following any super strict or regimented nutrition plan for the past few months, but I am feeling really great about how I’ve been eating.  This is mostly due to the fact that I’ve spent the last 12 months doing some serious work at researching food plans and clean eating.  I’ve tried a [...]

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Like Pumpkin Pie? You’re Going to Love This Festive Jay Robb Protein Shake

2 Comments 02 October 2007

I know what you’re thinking. And, no, I don’t work for Jay Robb.  I don’t have a reseller’s agreement and I’m not even an affiliate.   I just happen to think they’ve got some really rockstar products. Among them? Yammit! Energy Nuggets I happened to get my hands on some Yammits a while back and I [...]

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A Knock-Your-Socks-Off Jay Robb Fudgesicle Recipe for Labor Day

2 Comments 03 September 2007

Last week Maggie Wang posted her favorite recipe for making protein fudgesicles. (By the way, she’s wicked smart and completely kicks ass. Her website contains a wealth of information and she’s extremely entertaining to boot.) Inspired, I adapted her recipe to include my favorite whey protein isolate (Jay Robb!) and a nifty new chocolate product [...]

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I’m a Delinquent – Here’s One Killer Recipe to Make Sure You Don’t Go Down the Same Road

3 Comments 30 July 2007

What’s the fastest way to screw up what might otherwise be a mind-blowing, muscle-searing workout? Neglect your pre-workout meal. Daniel totally called me out on it this morning as I agonized through a torturous round of shoulder-press-squat-combos. “What did you eat this morning?” he asked.

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