What to Eat AFTER You Run

What you eat and drink after your run can directly impact your performance. If you want to get the most out of your training – make it a priority to rehydrate and refuel shortly after every workout. It doesn’t have to be anything fancy or time consuming to prepare either. Today I’m sharing a list of fast and easy ideas to get you started. LMK if you have any questions. On this post: 15 Foods to Eat After You Run AND a list of 7 Post-Run Fuel Recipes that I’ve…

More protein doesn’t mean more strength in resistance-trained middle-aged adults — ScienceDaily

A 10-week muscle-building and dietary program involving 50 middle-aged adults found no evidence that eating a high-protein diet increased strength or muscle mass more than consuming a moderate amount of protein while training. The intervention involved a standard strength-training protocol with sessions three times per week. None of the participants had previous weightlifting experience. Published in the American Journal of Physiology: Endocrinology and Metabolism, the study is one of the most comprehensive investigations of the health effects of diet and resistance training in middle-aged adults, the researchers say. Participants were…

Epilobium: A natural prebiotic for treating acne

Although prebiotics are better known for their ability to keep your intestinal flora balanced, they can also play an important role in your skin health too – Especially for those of us with oily complexions, who are prone to breakouts or the more recent skin phenomenon: maskne. Read on to discover why new studies have confirmed that epilobium extract is the ideal natural prebiotic for treating acne. Our skin is home to a complex ecosystem of bacteria naturally present in our epidermis that acts as a physical protective barrier and…