8 Go-To Salad Dressing Recipes

Store-bought salad dressings offer convenience, but they’re often littered with sugar, unhealthy oils, and sketchy additives. Consider Hidden Valley’s ranch dressing: In addition to boasting 140 calories per two-tablespoon serving, it’s riddled with monosodium glutamate (MSG) and phosphoric acid. But preparing your own salad dressing at home can help you avoid these unhealthy ingredients while cutting…

A Beginners Guide to Battle Ropes

You may have recently noticed a wide range of professional athletes — particularly mixed martial artists — being photographed and recorded doing weird-looking exercises with ropes. Believe it or not, this isn’t some promotional trend for the next blockbuster pirate film. “Battle ropes”, as they’re generally known, are a dynamic and powerful training tool, with…

Is A Protein Shake Enough After a Heavy Lifting session ?

If you’ve been lifting for awhile, you probably know the importance of a post-workout snack or shake. But when you try to up your gains with a more intense, heavy-lifting phase, it makes sense to wonder whether your supplement regimen needs a reboot. Jon-Erik Kawamoto, a C.S.C.S. with a master’s degree in kinesiology and the owner of JK Conditioning in St. John’s, Newfoundland,…

BBQ Chicken with Peach and Feta Slaw

This summery crunch-tastic slaw is guaranteed to find its way into your recipe rotation for the rest of the season. Using ripe, juicy peaches, it’s the perfect sweet-salty side dish for any number of grilled or smoked proteins. Ingredients 5 tablespoons olive oil, divided 2 tablespoons sherry vinegar 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided…

Grab and Go Breakfast Egg Cups

This portable, savory breakfast is full of possibility — and it puts your muffin tins to good use. Try this bell pepper, broccoli and mushroom recipe from Eating Bird Food or customize yours with different veggies. At fewer than 100 calories per serving, these versatile egg bites are your new best friend.   Ingredients 6 large eggs…

10-Minute, Upper-Body Workout

If you want a lean and strong upper body, spend 10 minutes targeting your shoulders, chest, arms, core, and back with our workout that strengthens them from every angle. To get the most work in the least amount of time, we’ll use something called “clusters.” The reps are listed as “3,3,” which means you’ll do…

Spicy Shrimp Flatbread

CALORIES: 297 | PROTEIN: 35g | FAT: 12g | CARBS: 13g DIRECTIONS: 1. Preheat oven to 400°F. 2. Heat olive oil in a sauté pan over medium-high heat. Add shrimp and garlic, sea salt, and black pepper to taste. Sauté about 4 minutes, until shrimp are opaque in center. 3. Dress each flatbread by adding…