Protein is an important part of an athlete's diet. Are you eating enough? Ashley shares some tips on how to incorporate more protein in your diet and shares some recipes that you can make this week!
If are you at all interested in nutrition and exercise, you have come across the term "carb cycling". Essentially, carb cycling incorporates low carb days with carb loading days throughout the week. With the popularity of low to no carb diets, carb cycling is a healthy alternative that still supplies your muscles with the glycogen they need to perform and helps you to stay away from the side effects of no or low carb diets.
Macronutrients consist of carbohydrates, proteins, and fats. These three nutrients are essential and play vital roles in our body's ability to perform. You may have heard of the "macro diet" or "flexible eating". Both of these plans are based on the foundation of tracking your nutrition and hitting your individualized macronutrient goals each day.