Crazy summer schedules make it difficult to stay on a healthy eating plan. Now that the kids are heading back to school (and lunches need to be packed), it’s time to get the whole family back on a healthy eating schedule. One of the best ways to do this is to meal prep on the weekend. In this article you will find information on why meal prepping works, how to get started, meal prepping tips for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and options for meal prepping if you don’t have the time or desire to prep on the weekend.
As a group fitness instructor, eating the right foods before teach a high intensity class is essential. Without the proper fuel for my workout, I end up losing energy towards the end of class. Like most people, I am busy and often don’t have time to prepare foods at just the right time before heading to the gym. So over the years, I have come up with a few recipes that work for me. This post highlights the role of nutrients in exercise and provides a guideline for choosing the right foods to eat before your workout.