Cook Once, Eat Twice: Grill then Chill

grill with meat and vegetablesIt’s time to escape the heat of the kitchen and enjoy the benefits of the BBQ: hopefully your grill is ready for you to cook outside in one of the fastest, tastiest ways ever.

Grilling is simple and doesn’t require a lot of fat. It’s convenient, letting you cook a lot of meats and veggies at once. And then you can eat again, if you plan it right! Here’s how.

EAT HEALTHY in The XSport Life – How Tos Here

Loving the Heart Healthy Diet: Part 2

fruits and veggies surround a plate with a heartFebruary is American Heart Month, the perfect time to give yourself some “TLC” and take your cardiovascular health to heart. One simple step? Follow a heart healthy diet.

Changing your eating style is one the simplest ways to reduce your risks of serious disease and disability—and with our tips plus a special recipe, you can do it deliciously!

EAT HEALTHY in The XSport Life – Recipe Here

Top Tips for the Times You’re Stuck Eating Fast Food

people eating pizza at officeSo the gang is running out to pick up some lunch for the work meeting and you need to eat…or you’re on the road and the only nearby solution is to drive through and order to eat in the car.

Even when you are stuck eating fast food, you want a healthy choice—it’s not always easy, but we’ve learned it can be done! The key seems to be knowing ahead of time what you’re best options are for the kind of nutrition choices you want to make.

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Simple Healthy Snacks for Busy Weekdays

Simple Healthy SnacksWhile a few snacks throughout your day can be a great idea, the quality of your selections makes all the difference—and the typical coffee and muffin can do more harm than good.

When your energy is falling, coffee (stimulant) with a sweet treat (sugar) gives you quick and boost, but is not the best fuel. Instead, balanced, simple healthy snacks with plenty of nutrients, mid-morning and mid-afternoon, will keep you energized and satisfied between meals—and that’s a boon to your diet.

EAT HEALTHY in The XSport Life – How Tos Here

What to Look for in a Protein Bar

man eating protein barYou’re on the go, you’re looking for protein, and something to chew on, too. When you need a nourishing snack that supports your strength training goals, a protein bar can make total sense.

Then again, not all bars are the same. Are you getting the right ratio of nutrients, not too much sugar, and what about the taste? Let’s review some key qualities to consider in protein bars.

EAT HEALTHY in The XSport Life – How Tos Here