Post-exercise chocolate milk

People, especially runners, talk about chocolate milk as being a great ‘post exercise’ refueling drink, and I have to agree. It is pretty fantastic.

It tastes good, it quickly gets protein to where it needs to go, and it is super convenient – no need to start cooking an omelette when you have chocolate milk around. In fact, when I talk with clients about exercise, one of the ways I recommend refueling is to have chocolate milk.

But when you look at the ingredients of most commercial chocolate milk drinks, there is a lot of random stuff in there which isn’t exactly what you need. Added sugars, sweeteners, flavourings etc. Those are things that don’t help rebuild muscle.

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Pancakes – to avoid or not to avoid, that is the question!

Happy Pancake Day! Who doesn’t like pancakes?  If you are one of those people, turn away now.  This isn’t going to interest you at all!  For those of you that do love pancakes,but worry about the eating too much rubbish side of life, here are a couple of ideas to make them even healthier.  Keep … Read more