Raisin’ Hell with Raisins

Raisin’ Hell with Raisins

Raisin’ Hell with Raisins   Looking for a no-cost sports gel alternative? Look no further than the salad bar for a handful of raisins.   Sports Dietetics – USA Research Digest, Winter 2013, says, of a research study on raisins: “The results of this study indicate that a whole food carbohydrate source (raisins) was associated … Continue reading

Can’t Beat Beets for Lunch

Can’t Beat Beets for Lunch

Want some extra power to fuel your afternoon practice?  Add beets to your salad at lunch.  Why? Beets are rich in dietary nitrates, which convert to nitric oxide (NO).  As NO dilates blood vessels, you’ll use need less oxygen during exercise. Bicyclists who tried this tip improved an average of 2.8% in a trial trial … Continue reading