Category Archive for "Diet and Nutrition"

Get More From Your Workouts

Tips to Get MORE From Your Workouts

June 22, 2015

Of course, half the time, getting to the gym is the main battle for getting in a solid workout. But once you are there, don’t you want to be doing everything in your power to receive the best results possible? Here…

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Summer Salads

Fun and Fresh Summer Salads

June 11, 2015

The first day of summer and warmer weather is right around the corner, which means outdoor farmers markets, family picnics, fun barbeques, and more will be here in no time at all! We also tend to associate summer with lighter…

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type 2 diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes and Managing Blood Sugar

June 8, 2015

In an earlier post, I explained prediabetes and how to prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes. Perhaps you were not aware that you ever had prediabetes and didn’t know you were headed down this road. That’s ok….

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SummerTime_BlogFeature

Summertime Survival Guide

May 12, 2015

Warm weather is officially here and hopefully your resolutions to look better in less clothing were a success. But now you feel like, with vacations, pool parties, and summer cook-outs, that 6-pack summer you worked for is slowly fading away….

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Metabolic Meals for Breakfast

Metabolic Meals for Breakfast

May 10, 2015

I am sure you have heard the term “Metabolic” used in terms of body, food or training at some point. The word is derived from Metabolism which is essentially a complex process that our body goes through to turn our…

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PREDiabetes

Understanding Prediabetes & 3 Tips to Dodge the Diabetes Bullet

April 20, 2015

What is prediabetes? Prediabetes is a condition in which blood glucose (sugar) or A1C levels are higher than normal but not high enough to be diagnosed as diabetes. The CDC reports 86 million American adults have prediabetes – that’s more…

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ProHydrate Popsicles and Gummies

ProHydrate Pops & Gummies

April 16, 2015

Once summer arrives there is nothing more refreshing than an ice cold Popsicle or cold Jell-O Jigglers. Unfortunately the go-to options are store-bought varieties that are often void of any nutritional value to help the body recover from the hot summer heat….

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Binge Eating

Prevention of Binge Eating

April 8, 2015

As someone who suffered from binge eating for years, I am the master at knowing when the urge is there.  Being the master at knowing this means I can also tell you that I could have prevented many of my…

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Fats aren't making you fat

Fats Aren’t Making You Fat

April 1, 2015

Fats aren’t making you fat. In fact, what if Fats, the macronutrient,  were called “youth” instead of the dreaded ‘F” word? Would that change the perception of “fat” making us “fat”?  It has been a long time since the F word…

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Tips to Looking Hot In Your Bikini

Tips to Looking Hot in Your Bikini

March 23, 2015

Six Tips to Looking Hot in Your Bikini Spring is on it’s way and you will need these tips to looking hot in your bikini, or just the lack of clothing in general the warm weather brings. It’s time to show more…

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AT Ambassador Pancake Recipes

AT Ambassador’s Protein Pancake Recipe Finalists

March 17, 2015

The ABOUT TIME Ambassadors came together this month to bring our community the best recipes made with our new Protein Pancake Mix. With the versatile gluten-free mix, we bring to you some of the most creative, sweet treats using our #ATBetterBatter. Be sure to…

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Protein Desserts

High Protein Desserts – Oh My!

March 16, 2015

I bet you never thought you’d hear someone tell you that Chocolate Chip Muffins, Whoopie Pies, and Pizza Cookies could be healthy high protein desserts. There’s a first for everything friends, and I’m here to tell you that all those delicious…

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Cinnamon Sugar Donuts

Cinnamon Sugar Donuts

March 3, 2015

What better way is there to start your day then with warm, fresh cinnamon sugar donuts? Oh and what if I told you that they were healthy and packed with protein? And that you got to eat the entire batch?!…

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Eating on the Fly

Eating On The Fly

March 3, 2015
Jessica Maurer

In addition to being a group fitness instructor and personal trainer, I am a traveling fitness educator who eats on the fly, literally. This means that I fly on weekends to share new health and fitness educational programs with fitness professionals…

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Proteins The Animal and The Plant

Proteins – The Animals & The Plants

February 27, 2015

Proteins are a key component of the foods we eat.  It’s a macronutrient along with carbohydrates and fats. These are the nutrients that the body needs in relatively large amounts to sustain life and we can only obtain them from the…

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Carbs - The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

Carbs – The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

February 18, 2015

Carb loading, carb cycling, Low carb, no carb……ahh!!! Its enough to drive someone crazy!!! Lets start with the basics, because when I started out in this fitness world, I thought that a carbohydrate was the big bowl of white pasta…

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Eating on-The-go

Eating On-The-Go

February 12, 2015
Jessica Maurer

As a group fitness instructor, I have a habit of eating while driving, between classes, between clients, etc. I know it’s not the safest habit in the world, but eating on-the-go is my only option to fuel quickly and effectively for…

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A Gluten-Free Valentine's Day

A Gluten-Free Valentine’s Day

February 11, 2015

For me, a gluten-free Valentine’s Day has always been better spent in the comfort of my own home with a homemade meal. Sharing food and building memories with my loved ones. But with such a hectic and busy work schedule…

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Leaner Man-Approved Recipes

Leaner Man-Approved Recipes

January 27, 2015

Women, listen up, do you sound like a broken record when trying to get the man in your life to eat healthier??  We’re aiming to make sensible choices but our men sideline our efforts with their pizza-loving, meat and potato dinners….

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Being an Athlete with Crohn's Disease

Being An Athlete with Crohn’s Disease

January 20, 2015

My name is Alex and I am an athlete who has been living with Crohn’s Disease since 2011. Nutrition is the key to achieving any fitness goal that you have in mind. If you want to lose weight or gain it,…

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Protein Needs

Protein Needs – How Much? When? & What Kind?

January 13, 2015

Thank goodness for technology and for the immense amount of information on the net to help us navigate all things food, fitness, fashion and more.  However, this “free” international encyclopedia can also lead many people astray.  It can become quite daunting when one reads about fitness…

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About Time Gives Athletes An Edge

About Time Gives Athletes An Edge

December 29, 2014

Serious athletes and trainers have long known that supplementing with whey protein can give the athletes an edge over their performance. Lifting and exercise actually tears down muscle tissue, which then grows stronger during recovery. And nothing helps muscle recovery like a…

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Smart Goals

SMART Goals

December 21, 2014

As the year comes to it’s end, it’s time to make SMART goals for your future. When we welcome new beginnings and are allowed the time to reset, we begin to think about how we would like to improve our…

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Gastric bypass surgery and Protein intake

Gastric Bypass Surgery and Protein Intake

December 17, 2014

For anyone considering gastric bypass surgery it is also very important to understand appropriate protein intake following the surgery.  Post-op, protein intake must be met and this can be one of the most challenging tasks for most patients who now…

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A CrossFit Chick Saves Christmas

A Crossfit Chick Saves Christmas

December 16, 2014

A CrossFit Chick Saves Christmas is just one of those stories that come across your desk and you can’t help but find a way to share it.  Not because it has much to do with our company or our products; but…

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Gluten Free Dessert Swap

Gluten-Free Dessert Swap

December 12, 2014

A gluten-free dessert swap can be your sweet tooth life-saver this holiday. Even if you are not following a gluten-free lifestyle, your tastebuds will  love these delicious treats and your GI tract may still thank you. We all know the holidays are packed…

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Going Gluten-Free?

Going Gluten-Free??

December 10, 2014

Thinking of going gluten-free  and wanting some insight into the dietary changes? Or have you been diagnosed with an intolerance to gluten or celiac disease? Before tackling these new eating habits it’s important to understand the culprit – gluten. What is it,…

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Determine your protein needs during pregnancy

Determine Your Protein Needs During Pregnancy

December 3, 2014

Determining your protein needs during pregnancy can often leave you guessing what it best for you and your growing baby. You focus on building your diet around wholesome, nutritionally rich foods during and even before pregnancy to  give your child’s…

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