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summer kids active

It is known that children are less active over summer break. A recent study among children 6 to 9 years of age …

5 HABITS OF MINDFUL EATING An effective method of improving our relationship with food. WHAT IS MINDFUL EATING? Mindful eating is a …

low carb vs keto

When it comes to dieting, most experts agree that taking things to an extreme can be dangerous. The keto diet, for example, …

high carb foods

Over the years carbohydrates have gotten a bad reputation. People often associate them with weight gain, type 2 diabetes, and a variety …

HOW IT STARTED… HOW IT’S GOING At the conclusion of last summer’s youth baseball season, both of my sons found themselves without …

Gratitude

GRATITUDE Basic is a company that strives to Encourage + Inspire, Healthy + Active Lives and we know that a healthy life …

Food Prep photo of fruit, nuts, and greens.

DEFINING “REAL FOODS” Have you ever tried to define the phrase “Real Food?” Most people seem to have an instinctive understanding of …

Coach Macha Lessons in Sports: Wrestling Tournament State Champ

The Lessons of Sports

It’s all of this reflection that jumpstarts the brain into thinking about how we can be better moving forward. We like the idea of “New Year, Better You” because at the very core of your being you are still the same, but looking for ways to make that version of you better.

Baton Rouge Nutrition clients & Athletes of 2021 wishing a Happy New Year for 2022

New Year, Better You

It’s all of this reflection that jumpstarts the brain into thinking about how we can be better moving forward. We like the idea of “New Year, Better You” because at the very core of your being you are still the same, but looking for ways to make that version of you better.

Endurace Fueling bananas

In this post, we dive into marathon training nutrition and give our 10 rules for how to eat and fuel when in marathon training mode. Fueling for a marathon, and nutrition in general, is now widely recognized to be just as important as training for any athlete. While training for a marathon you want to make sure your food is working just as hard as you are. We have laid out rules for marathon training nutrition and using these rules, you will be able to effectively fuel your runs, boost your recovery, and be in the best shape come race day.

Ironman Texas Medal

Life After Ironman

By: Stephanie Fontenot For months now, I’ve been thinking about what life would look like after Ironman Texas. When I came home …

The 5K Test

In running, as in in life, there is no success without suffering and the 5K test is one of the hardest tests of mental and physical endurance around.