Tag: protein

Pumpkin Spiced Protein Smoothie

Pumpkin Spiced Protein Smoothie

Since I finished the marathon, I’ve gone back to what I know best… Sprint and strength workouts, and it feels SO good! I didn’t realized how much I’ve missed it. There’s just something about hard interval sprinting that running for hours just doesn’t do for […]

Sweet Potato Hash

Sweet Potato Hash

It took me forever to get into sweet potatoes. The first time I had them they were roasted with cinnamon sprinkled on top. I know a lot of people may disagree with me, but YUCK!!! I really don’t like when they’re sweetened, it doesn’t seem […]

Protein Bars

Two main things you guys keep asking me for are:

  1. Some easy, on-the-go, high protein snacks
  2. To share the kind of protein powder Ashton and I use

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Workout Wednesday + Chocolate PB Protein Smoothie

If you guys wanna laugh your ass off, watch me attempting to do the single leg squat jumps in the video below. SO BRUTAL! But our frisbee technique… I have one word: Solid. This is the first time Ashton and I have really worked out […]

30-Minute Make Ahead Lasagna

30-Minute Make Ahead Lasagna

Have you ever gone out to eat at a restaurant and said to yourself “I’m ordering something healthy. I’m not getting the cheese soaked nachos or deep-fried chicken wings this time,” only to end up ordering something equally bad and feeling like crap as you walk […]

Blueberry Chia Smoothie

Blueberry Chia Smoothie

When I was a professional athlete, smoothies were a lifesaver! Since I was in an event that required mostly speed and power, I was constantly working and tearing up my muscles. Therefore, I required a lot of protein to help repair and build them back up.

Twice a year it was extra important for me to increase my protein consumption: during really hard training phases and phases when I needed to lean out. During these times, I needed super high protein sources, so would usually gravitate toward meats and eggs.

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