I’m often asked these questions: What should I eat post-workout? What about before bed? Is it bad to eat in the evening? After you train, protein with
Protein tubs for vegetable storage? At StrengthBox, we’re big on strategies. And while we provide plenty of training strategies in the gym, people sometime struggle when it comes to shopping, meal planning and eating. If we don’t have a strategy in place, nutrition quickly goes off the rails.
As the farmer’s market season winds down, it becomes a bit more difficult to eat organic and local. But there are still quite a few resources out there. Here’s a few of our favourites near the StrengthBox gym in East York, Toronto.
You may need some “luck of the Irish” if you plan to indulge in green beer or other treats this St. Patrick’s Day. But here’s a Shamrock Shake that’s full of protein that won’t have your liver in overdrive trying to filter out green food colouring or additives. It’ll build muscle, help burn fat, and can be used as a meal-replacement nutritional strategy.
Eating healthy is tough, especially when you’re a busy person. We all know we should eat tons of vegetables — and we’re told we should eat organic — but we get pressed for time and old habits can sometimes die hard.
Broth is a nourishing stock that is rich in minerals and is found in traditional diets the world over. While anytime is a great time to make it, we suggest putting some on the stove this November — especially if you’ve indulged in some Halloween treats or tricks.
Eating properly and trying to stick to some sort of meal structure when you’re extremely busy can be a challenge for sure. It’s easy to get caught off-guard, but the last thing you want to do is start your day with a fast food breakfast sandwich, eat out for lunch, and come home from work so tired that you can’t even think about making dinner.