Summer Travel-Ball: Optimizing Performance and Maintaining Health

Here in Florida, summer baseball is already underway and will be hitting full swing in the coming weeks. Travel-ballĀ usedĀ to mean an entire summer’s worth of weekends were allotted to travel tournaments, leaving weekdays for kids to be kids, go on vacation, and kick it on the block. But, in today’s youth baseball culture, summer ball…

Real-Food Protein Snacks for Student-Athletes

Nearly all athletes today know that they need protein in their diet. Proteins, in their most basic form of amino acids, are the the building blocks for many vital functions in our body, including what many athletes are most concerned about: building lean muscle mass. There are, however, some misconceptions about protein digestion and athletic performance,…

Matcha Green Tea Protein Shake Recipe (~214 cal)

If you know anything about me, you’d probably know that one of my biggest vices when it comes to nutrition is a smoothie. Rarely do I crave ice cream, sweets, pizza, or even bread. No, it’s generally a nice giant smoothie – oh, and peanut butter. Or peanut butter in a smoothie. But I digress……