Who doesn't love chocolate and peanut butter?? This is a marriage made in heaven!! Personally, my sweet tooth is my downfall so I whip up this yummy snack when I have a craving. I hope you enjoy this as much as me!!
If you’ve read enough training articles, you might have seen the following statement in articles written by coaches, trainers or scientists who focus on “functional training”:
“Train the movement, not the muscle.”1
The stated reason for training the movement and not the muscle is that your brain won’t allow muscles to work independently of each other. They’re a team, and by training them that way, you’ll get better results.1
- 1 Scoop Phytopro-V Mixed Berries Protein
- 1 Cup Coconut Milk
- 1 Banana (frozen)
Knowing what we put into our bodies and where it has come from, has and will continue to be the focus of health-conscious consumers. Today, we have a better understanding of our bodies and the products going in than ever before. In return, the demand for premium performance supplements has increased.
Look, carbohydrates are not your enemy! Of course, over-dosing on carbs can cause problems, but to cut out the body’s preferred source of energy is senseless. Carbohydrates provide energy and we all need energy to function, thrive, work, workout, and hell, we need them to survive! All carbohydrates form glucose when broken down. Glucose is the necessary fundamental fuel for all of the body’s functions. Glucose is transported by means of blood, and taken into cells to be converted into energy. Insulin, produced by the pancreas gland, plays has an important task as it controls the uptake of glucose by your cells.
It has been estimated by some experts that the majority of the population in North America is deficient in vitamin D. First of all, most of us don’t get nearly enough sun. Exposure to sunlight, especially in colder seasons is minimal and very few foods contain optimal vitamin D. Vitamin D deficiency is considered to be a risk factor in numerous chronic diseases, including cardiovascular disease and cancer. Vitamin D also plays a key role in countless functions related to health and athletic performance. Here are some of the most important reasons why just about every athlete should consider supplementing with vitamin D.