What happens to your eating and nutrition patterns when your schedule and life routine get out of whack? Anything from travel, an intense work project, personal life mayhem or even just missing your Sunday trip to the grocery store due to a busy weekend can result in getting kicked out of your nutrition A-game.
Each year I like to put my thoughts to paper on things I'm grateful for and what I'm excited about. 2018 was has been special for TD Athletes Edge as we've been able to build and grow as a team in a way that we never have before. I'm grateful and excited to be a part of our TD Athletes Edge team.
Growing up, I detested salads. You’d never find me eating one unless I was at Grandma’s, which was a ‘If you don’t try everything on your plate it’s rude’ scenario.
Have you ever gone to a Mexican fast food chain and ordered a burrito the size of Shaq’s size 22 foot?
If your mornings are rushed like mine, you need an easy breakfast. Unfortunately, traditional easy options like muffins, pancakes, bagels, cereal, and flavored oatmeal or yogurts are often highly processed and loaded with added sugar, oils, gums, and unwanted extras.
An economical and flavorful meal that’s unlike a traditional lentil soup
Here’s a great upper back and triceps strengthening exercise.
If you love Mexican flavors then check out our fajita lettuce wrap recipe template. A great option to make for a group if you set out the individual foods in ramekins and then everyone can pick their own ingredients.
Sometimes in a hotel gym you don't have much to work with. One way to get your normal work in when the dumbbells only go up to 50lbs is to up the repetitions. Think sets of 12-20 instead of heavier sets of 4-8. I'm doing Dumbbell Goblet Squats with a 50lb Dumbbell in this video.
The hips don't lie! It's hard to perform at your best without strong hips. Get a band and try the Band Deadlift Pull-Through.
Today's Edge: The hips don't lie! It's hard to perform at your best without strong hips. Get a band and try the Band Deadlift Pull-Through.
If your mornings are rushed and you’re finding it hard to fit in a nutritious breakfast, try making these smoothie freezer packs in bulk so that you have a 2-minute breakfast option that you can sit down and enjoy or bring with you.
Whether that’s you or you just want a delicious warm meal that’s easy to batch cook and store for a week’s worth of lunches, this will fit the bill. Here’s a new take on a fall favorite that’s full of savory rich flavor.
Enjoy this perfect guacamole for your next social gathering recipe.
Things to Know When Choosing Healthy Fats
You may hear the terms whole foods or processed foods thrown around and be unsure of what exactly they are and why whole foods are beneficial
TDAE PERFORMANCE RECIPE: Swap Out Your Pasta for Spaghetti Squash For This Healthy Alternative to a Traditional Favorite
Swap out the pasta for spaghetti squash, keep the same flavorful sauce, and you have yourself a veggie loaded take on a traditional favorite
Have you ever had a doctor, physical therapist, chiropractor or personal trainer tell you to rest, stretch and ice your nagging injury only to follow their orders and get NO results?
Today's Edge: Yesterday I posted on the importance of training for horizontal strength and power production. Here is the Cable Pull-Through. This exercise pairs nicely with the Band Resisted Broad Jump from yesterday's post.
I cringe when I hear people say: “I don’t do anything like squats or lunges because I have bad knees.” Nobody has perfect knees but you’re not doing your knees a favor by staying away from loading them.
The groin (adductor) muscles often get neglected in training in terms of isolated exercises. Keeping this area healthy and strong will go a long way in terms of helping you perform at high levels in sport and training.