Nut-free Energy Bites for Spring Sports

Nut-free Energy Bites for Spring Sports

I know energy bites have had their day and there are recipes a-plenty all over social media, but with good reason.  They are just so darn easy to make (this recipe takes 5 minutes to throw together!) and they’re a great snack to grab in a rush, plus, they’re super tasty!  WIN, WIN, WIN! 

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Nutrition for Performance: What should a hockey player eat?

Nutrition for Performance: What should a hockey player eat?

We’re well into hockey season here in Canada, and many hockey families are spending their early mornings, evenings, and weekends, shuttling their future NHLers off to practices, games, and tournaments. For parents, feeding growing kids can be challenging enough without busy practice and game schedules, and on-ice performance to keep in mind. However, nutrition is especially key during this busy season as, on top of everything else, immune function can be comprised, illnesses run rampant, and energy output is high.

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Nutrition for Runners: Carbs, Coffee and More!

Nutrition for Runners: Carbs, Coffee and More!

There are few things that make me happier than heading out for a long trail run with friends, or heading to the track for a speed workout. I love the challenge of pushing my body and mind to the extremes that distance running provides. Even more so at this time of year, as the days are slowly getting longer, the air is warmer, and the sunshine is a little bit brighter. 

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