Hittin’ the backcountry takes balls
If you’re planning a long day in the elements, it’s critical to properly fuel your body. While carbohydrates are your body’s preferred source of quick fuel, protein is equally important for energy and muscle conservation and repair.
From carbohydrate-rich dates to nut and seed plant-based proteins, these Zesty Energy Balls are packed with whole food goodness to keep you on the uptrack. They’re extremely easy to prepare and don’t have the added junk that’s in most store-bought bars. These balls are raw, vegan, gluten-free AND Tasty!
Hit your flow with Mango
A nutrient-packed smoothie can help you hydrate and prepare for some pedal-pushing power. Vital to a good workout is balanced and easily digested energy beforehand. It’s important to consider the type of workout you’re doing and the required levels of carbs and protein.
This Mango-go smoothie is the perfect setup for a shorter high-intensity workout with its blend of healthy complex carbohydrates and fibre, which supplement your glycogen stores. The banana, date and ginger fuel you with energy and vitamins and the chia seeds will give you a little kick of protein.
Chewy, nutty, fruity and packed with goodness
You were riding along at good pace, focused and energized… then seemingly without warning your legs turned to cement, you begin to lag behind and the muscle-trembling feeling of hunger and nausea sets in—Get home quick, cause you’re going to bonk!
Your ability to run, bike, ski and get zesty in any activity that exerts yourself, hinges on the capacity of the body to extract energy from food. Riding strong and steady is about eating the right amounts of the right foods at the right times. And drinking adequate amounts of water! Continue Reading…
Ready to kick some ass today! High-ya, I am… on ginger 😛
Like a good ninjas, you must listen deeply to the voice within, and having the proper nutrition can help your mental clarity. Along with adding a wicked punch to your morning breakfast, Ginger has anti-inflammatory properties, may help reduce muscle soreness and improve brain function.
Mornin’, do you wanna pet my chia?
The chia seed may look unassuming, but it grows to over twice its size when soaked in water and it packs an incredible amount of nutrition into its tiny package. Chia possess established athletic benefits and consuming a single tablespoon of chia seeds a day will help your body utilize the food you consume more efficiently.