So You Wanna Get SPICY With Me?

September 20, 2013

Aside from kicking up your food to a much more enjoyable experience, herbs and spices have a whole list of awesome things going for them including phytonutrients, antioxidants and anti-inflammatory benefits. It pays to get a little spicy!

I often talk about getting creative in the kitchen, but it's hard to know where to start when it comes to ingredients. Do you find yourself standing in front of your open cabinet, holding a jar of oregano in one hand and thyme in the other, cursing the meal ahead of you? Read on...

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Diversify Your Protein, Part II - Another winning recipe from our resident vegan athlete!

August 29, 2013

The second in our three-part series on the integration of plant-based proteins into the diets of endurance athletes.  Just as diversification is an important element of effective triathlon training programs, the diversification of protein sources to include plant-based proteins in athletes’ diets is crucial for maintaining a healthy, well-balanced diet.

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Low Carb, Low Cal, Grain-Free, and Totally Delicious…SPAGHETTI SQUASH PAD THAI Recipe

August 19, 2013

So why squash??  Aside from being chock full of vitamins C, A, B6, and K, among others, its incredibly low cal and low carb.  A one cup has 42 calories and 10 grams of carbs, yet it suplies plenty of fiber.


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Tropical Pasta Salad Recipe

August 14, 2013

While in the kitchen doing pushups or running in place, you can toss together this tropical pasta salad recipe from our dietician.  Quick, easy, and light...this is a great summer salad.

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Diversify Your Protein! A vegan athlete serves up a delicious article!

August 05, 2013

A vegan triathlete explains how to diversify your protein by incorporating plant based proteins (a delectable and protein packed recipe included)!

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Energize yourself and your breakfast

July 06, 2013

It’s been said time and time again, but breakfast is a great way to get a start on your day. A good and healthy breakfast can really change the outcome of your day and how well you function throughout. Breakfast is also a great time to experiment and break out of the boring cereal, eggs or smoothie rut. Make no mistake, we enjoy those foods too, but we’d also really like to give these meals a try! These meals offer plenty of protein and cut back on the carbs to give you an energy boost...

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13th Annual NYC Triathlon

July 03, 2013

The Aquaphor NYC Triathlon is just around the corner. Soon, triathletes will be racing into New York to participate in the 13th annual triathlon, which spans across the great Hudson River, Manhattan’s West Side Highway and through Central Park.

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Coffee: the pre-workout drink you've never considered

July 01, 2013

Is coffee a part of your daily morning routine? Have you considered making a part of your pre-workout routine? Maybe it should be because there are certain health benefits that could benefit your training session. According to “Men’s Fitness” a cup of black coffee could actually be one of the most effective pre-workout drinks and give you an extra jolt to really kick your muscles into gear! Here’s a list of five reasons you should consider coffee...

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Top 8 diet and fitness apps

June 29, 2013

In this day and age, practically everyone has a smart phone or some way to access one of the millions of applications promised to make our lives easier or give us entertainment. So, why not use one of these apps to improve your training or keep track of your diet? Here’s a list of the Top 8 diet and fitness apps we feel could be beneficial for your workout or nutrition.

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