BCAAs Not Worth the Investment

I’ve just gotten back from a family vacation. And it wasn’t just Alexandra, the girls and I but my parents, siblings and their kids as well. All in there was 24 of us getting together for a few days in Washington and Idaho.

How much, what and when to eat

Nutrition is an interesting topic. For some, they treat it like religion. But it isn’t like religion at all. It doesn’t matter what I believe. Instead what should matter is what the research tells us to be true. We can decide to accept science or not.

Top 7 Nutritional Fails

Whenever we have an inquiry from a client interested in training at Okanagan Peak Performance Inc we sit down and do a strategy session with them. 

How to Choose a Protein Powder

One of the most common questions I hear with new clients is ‘what kind of protein powder should I be taking?’. And while for the right person a protein supplement can be a great idea we need to keep the definition of the word in mind.

Four Nutrients Missing from Your Diet

There is no arguing the importance that nutrition has on achieving success with your training and your overall health. It doesn’t matter if the goal is weight loss, performance or rehab you will realize success sooner and to a greater extent when you make the effort to eat as well as you can.

Healthy Delicious Protein Recipes

What do you like to have as a cheat meal?

And you better not say 75% dark chocolate with almonds covered in sea salt.

Minimal Essential Dose: Protein

Do you take supplements?

In particular do you take a protein supplement? If so, you may be interested to know that there is another version of your protein you can take that requires you to eat or drink less than you may be used to and still get all the benefits.

What type of milk to drink

Do you drink milk? That’s a pretty easy question because it doesn’t specify what kind of milk? Most people assume you mean cow’s milk but nowadays that question can be open to interpretation as the regular variety or one of rice, almond or soy. 

More on Chocolate Milk Post Workout

The other day I finished up a session with a client and we were talking about post-workout nutrition. And as we have chocolate milk for after your workout I offered one to this client.

And she had a question regarding drinking chocolate milk. Specifically she wanted to know if it was ok to drink the reduced sugar version.

Here’s what I told her.

Top 10 Strategies for Staying Healthy on Vacation

 

So I just got back from a conference in California. And this means flights, hotel stays and long days of sitting in on presentations. For most this is a prescription to derail one’s fitness and performance efforts. But not me.

No sir! I feel like Superman when I travel. What do I mean by that?